The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 128 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Statistics 25 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 1.53% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
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£400 £220 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -31.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.99 £120.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.99 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +55.17%
Statistics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1142 847 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.46% 27.52% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 440 291
Average daily rate £400 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 50
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Cheshire +6 14 £400 +20.30% 2
Manchester -15 6 £288 +112.96% 9
Lancashire +4 3 £275 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 17 (35.42%) HTML
3 15 (31.25%) Ruby
3 15 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (31.25%) RESTful
3 15 (31.25%) HTML5
4 13 (27.08%) CSS
4 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
5 12 (25.00%) Heroku
5 12 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (25.00%) Amazon S3
5 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (25.00%) TDD
6 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
7 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
9 6 (12.50%) 3G
9 6 (12.50%) GSM
9 6 (12.50%) Network Planning
9 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 6 (12.50%) RNC
9 6 (12.50%) LTE
9 6 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) Android Development
10 5 (10.42%) Android
10 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.42%) SQL
10 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.42%) NHS
10 5 (10.42%) Finance

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (25.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) GSM
1 6 (12.50%) 3G
1 6 (12.50%) RNC
1 6 (12.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) MS Access
1 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.08%) QlikView
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.08%) HBase
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) French Language
4 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Problem Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) NHS Information Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.17%) MI Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Statistical Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
2 15 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (31.25%) RESTful
2 15 (31.25%) HTML5
3 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
3 13 (27.08%) CSS
4 3 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (4.17%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.08%) jQuery
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) NHS
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) IVR
6 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) TDD
2 6 (12.50%) Network Planning
2 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (10.42%) Android Development
4 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.33%) Time Management
4 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) Validation
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) CRM
5 3 (6.25%) BPR
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Logistics
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Ruby
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
2 1 (2.08%) Teradata
2 1 (2.08%) Capita
2 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.08%) Cognos
2 1 (2.08%) Siebel
2 1 (2.08%) IBM
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