The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / South West
Rank 126 123 140
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Statistics 8 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.52% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.65% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Median daily rate £250 £475 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +93.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £20.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +35.59%

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
697 907 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.91% 31.38% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 613 480
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.12 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +5 2 £145 -47.27% 2
Devon - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £250 -44.44% 1
Bristol -3 1 £190 -61.02%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (28.57%) QA
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) GIS
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Velocity
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) Product Management
3 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
3 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (19.05%) TensorFlow
4 4 (19.05%) Image Processing
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Spatial Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Kibana
4 4 (19.05%) Facebook
4 4 (19.05%) Vaadin
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Deep Learning
4 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
4 4 (19.05%) JavaFX

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) Stata
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) GIS
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (14.29%) OLAP
2 3 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
4 1 (4.76%) Essbase
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) NeoLoad
2 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Military
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Scrum Master
2 4 (19.05%) Data Scientist
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Coach
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Content Designer
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Graduate
4 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (4.76%) Web Content Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Content Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Velocity
2 4 (19.05%) Django
2 4 (19.05%) GWT
2 4 (19.05%) JavaFX
2 4 (19.05%) TensorFlow
2 4 (19.05%) Vaadin
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) Neural Network
3 4 (19.05%) Ontologies
3 4 (19.05%) Remote Sensing
3 4 (19.05%) Semantic Web
3 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Copywriting
5 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) Social Media
5 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
3 5 (23.81%) Product Management
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Deep Learning
4 4 (19.05%) Image Processing
4 4 (19.05%) RDF
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Spatial Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) R
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Postgraduate
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (19.05%) Facebook
2 4 (19.05%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
3 2 (9.52%) i2
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata