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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 124 122 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Statistics 24 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.42% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 1.60% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £288 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £199 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +38.46%
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
1061 751 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.42% 26.50% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 413 291
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 57
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.63 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +9 15 £400 -5.88% 3
Manchester -8 5 £230 +15.00% 7
Lancashire -2 2 - - 1
Merseyside -17 2 £275 +25.00% 4
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (34.78%) HTML
2 14 (30.43%) Ruby
2 14 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (30.43%) RESTful
2 14 (30.43%) HTML5
3 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
3 13 (28.26%) Degree
4 10 (21.74%) CSS
4 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (19.57%) Heroku
5 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
5 9 (19.57%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (19.57%) Amazon S3
5 9 (19.57%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) Android
6 7 (15.22%) Android Development
6 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) RNC
7 6 (13.04%) Network Planning
7 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) GSM
7 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) 3G
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) LTE
8 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
8 5 (10.87%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (10.87%) NHS
9 4 (8.70%) SLA

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Heroku
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) RNC
1 6 (13.04%) GSM
1 6 (13.04%) 3G
1 6 (13.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Problem Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) NHS Information Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Statistical Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.17%) MI Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) HTML
2 14 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (30.43%) RESTful
2 14 (30.43%) HTML5
3 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
4 10 (21.74%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (4.35%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.87%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) TDD
2 7 (15.22%) Android Development
2 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Network Planning
3 6 (13.04%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.70%) Validation
4 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Time Management
4 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) OOP
6 2 (4.35%) OO
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Ruby
2 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) R
5 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Trillium
3 1 (2.17%) Capita
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) Siebel