The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 289 315 291
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing Statistics 132 98 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.24% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 78 70
Average daily rate
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£413 £371 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £533 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £15.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +31.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7194 7905 8190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.57% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5441 5518
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 209
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistics across the London region.

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in London

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the London region.

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Statistics
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Statistics Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 39 £425 +13.33% 18
Canary Wharf +28 2 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics.

1 100 (34.25%) Mathematics
2 92 (31.51%) SQL
3 87 (29.79%) Degree
4 83 (28.42%) Finance
5 61 (20.89%) Analytics
6 53 (18.15%) SAS
7 42 (14.38%) SQL Server
8 39 (13.36%) Data Mining
8 39 (13.36%) R
8 39 (13.36%) Data Analysis
9 36 (12.33%) Java
9 36 (12.33%) Microsoft
10 35 (11.99%) VBA
10 35 (11.99%) Marketing
11 34 (11.64%) Oracle
11 34 (11.64%) Linux
11 34 (11.64%) Python
11 34 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (11.30%) C++
13 31 (10.62%) Economics
14 30 (10.27%) MS Excel
14 30 (10.27%) PhD
14 30 (10.27%) SPSS
15 29 (9.93%) Windows
15 29 (9.93%) Banking
16 27 (9.25%) Tableau
16 27 (9.25%) Hadoop
17 25 (8.56%) Computer Science
18 23 (7.88%) .NET
19 22 (7.53%) Big Data

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (18.15%) SAS
2 12 (4.11%) Apache Pig
3 9 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.05%) IIS
5 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.03%) CMS
5 3 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.68%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.34%) TYPO3
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (10.27%) MS Excel
1 30 (10.27%) SPSS
2 13 (4.45%) MS Office
3 9 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (2.74%) Stata
5 2 (0.68%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) ReMetrica
2 3 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.68%) Maximo
4 1 (0.34%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.34%) Tridion
4 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.42%) DNS
2 9 (3.08%) LAN
3 8 (2.74%) DHCP
3 8 (2.74%) Intranet
3 8 (2.74%) Internet
4 7 (2.40%) Firewall
5 6 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (2.05%) IPv4
6 4 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.03%) WAN
7 3 (1.03%) SMTP
7 3 (1.03%) SAN
8 2 (0.68%) SMS
9 1 (0.34%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.34%) SNMP
9 1 (0.34%) Wireless
9 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.34%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.36%) Data Mining
3 27 (9.25%) Hadoop
4 22 (7.53%) Big Data
5 19 (6.51%) Apache Hive
6 15 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (3.77%) KDB
11 9 (3.08%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.40%) HBase
12 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (2.40%) Maven
2 6 (2.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.03%) JIRA
4 2 (0.68%) Selenium
4 2 (0.68%) JUnit
4 2 (0.68%) JMeter
4 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) RSpec
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
General
1 83 (28.42%) Finance
2 35 (11.99%) Marketing
3 29 (9.93%) Banking
4 10 (3.42%) Retail
5 9 (3.08%) Advertising
6 7 (2.40%) Back Office
6 7 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.40%) Legal
7 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.71%) Publishing
8 5 (1.71%) Games
8 5 (1.71%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.37%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 105 (35.96%) Analyst
2 45 (15.41%) Developer
3 34 (11.64%) Data Analyst
4 18 (6.16%) Performance Manager
4 18 (6.16%) Data Scientist
5 12 (4.11%) Information Analyst
5 12 (4.11%) DBA
6 10 (3.42%) Business Analyst
6 10 (3.42%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.08%) Test Manager
7 9 (3.08%) Consultant
8 8 (2.74%) Support Analyst
8 8 (2.74%) Administrator
8 8 (2.74%) Python Developer
9 7 (2.40%) MI Analyst
9 7 (2.40%) Test Leader
9 7 (2.40%) Fraud Analyst
9 7 (2.40%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.05%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.05%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.88%) .NET
2 11 (3.77%) MapReduce
3 10 (3.42%) SciPy
3 10 (3.42%) NumPy
4 6 (2.05%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.05%) WCF
4 6 (2.05%) WPF
5 5 (1.71%) HTML
5 5 (1.71%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (1.37%) MDX
7 3 (1.03%) OLE
7 3 (1.03%) jQuery
7 3 (1.03%) CSS
7 3 (1.03%) Web Services
7 3 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.68%) D3.js
8 2 (0.68%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.68%) Django
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (34.25%) Mathematics
2 31 (10.62%) Economics
3 25 (8.56%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.16%) Visualisation
4 18 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.45%) Open Source
6 12 (4.11%) Physics
7 11 (3.77%) Social Media
8 9 (3.08%) Mainframe
8 9 (3.08%) Market Risk
9 8 (2.74%) GIS
9 8 (2.74%) Derivative
10 6 (2.05%) Data Extraction
11 5 (1.71%) Replication
12 4 (1.37%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.37%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.03%) Neural Network
13 3 (1.03%) Wiki
13 3 (1.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.64%) Linux
2 29 (9.93%) Windows
3 8 (2.74%) UNIX
4 6 (2.05%) Windows 2000
4 6 (2.05%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.89%) Analytics
2 39 (13.36%) Data Analysis
3 34 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.16%) ITIL
5 18 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (6.16%) Statistical Modelling
6 15 (5.14%) Econometrics
6 15 (5.14%) Project Management
7 14 (4.79%) Service Management
7 14 (4.79%) OO
7 14 (4.79%) Machine Learning
8 13 (4.45%) Data Modelling
8 13 (4.45%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.11%) Quality Management
9 12 (4.11%) Risk Management
9 12 (4.11%) Benchmarking
10 11 (3.77%) Test Strategy
10 11 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.42%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (31.51%) SQL
2 39 (13.36%) R
3 36 (12.33%) Java
4 35 (11.99%) VBA
5 34 (11.64%) Python
6 33 (11.30%) C++
7 21 (7.19%) C#
8 20 (6.85%) C
9 10 (3.42%) MATLAB
10 8 (2.74%) Ruby
11 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.05%) Scala
13 5 (1.71%) VB
14 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.34%) Perl
16 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.34%) XPath
16 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 87 (29.79%) Degree
2 30 (10.27%) PhD
3 20 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.03%) MCSE
7 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) MCP
8 2 (0.68%) CFA
8 2 (0.68%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCITP
9 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.42%) SLA
2 7 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) WCAG
3 2 (0.68%) WAI
4 1 (0.34%) Basel II
4 1 (0.34%) HL7
4 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) ISA Server
3 5 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.68%) UAG
5 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) OpenView
1 6 (2.05%) DameWare
1 6 (2.05%) OVSD
2 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.34%) WMI
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.64%) Oracle
3 27 (9.25%) Tableau
4 13 (4.45%) HP
5 12 (4.11%) Cisco
6 11 (3.77%) IBM
7 10 (3.42%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.40%) TSYS
9 6 (2.05%) F5
9 6 (2.05%) Talend
9 6 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.05%) Nokia
9 6 (2.05%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.05%) Clearswift
10 5 (1.71%) Intergraph
10 5 (1.71%) Adobe
11 3 (1.03%) Cognos
11 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.03%) VMware
11 3 (1.03%) Google
London
JW Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 10 days ago