The table below looks at the statistics for CHAID skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CHAID over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chi-squared Automatic Interaction Detection (CHAID)
Rank 587 567 567
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing CHAID 12 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.011% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.016% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 26
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£338 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £309 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

CHAID
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CHAID within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CHAID Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CHAID
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CHAID within the UK.

CHAID Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CHAID
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CHAID within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

CHAID Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CHAID
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CHAID within the UK.

CHAID Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CHAID
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CHAID within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
England -10 11 £350 -6.66% 13
London +4 4 £425 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
City of London +25 2 £388 +3.33% 4
South East - 2 £308 - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Birmingham - - - - 1
Chester - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Preston - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -

CHAID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CHAID 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 CHAID.

1 19 (82.61%) SAS
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Propensity Modelling
4 10 (43.48%) Marketing
4 10 (43.48%) Statistical Modelling
5 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
5 9 (39.13%) SPSS
5 9 (39.13%) Cluster Analysis
6 8 (34.78%) Base SAS
6 8 (34.78%) Analytics
7 6 (26.09%) Retail
7 6 (26.09%) Customer Insight
8 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) Logistic Regression
9 4 (17.39%) Predictive Modelling
9 4 (17.39%) Customer Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) Statistics
11 2 (8.70%) MS Office
11 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
11 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (8.70%) Direct Marketing
11 2 (8.70%) Database Marketing
11 2 (8.70%) iPad

CHAID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CHAID 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 CHAID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (82.61%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
1 9 (39.13%) SPSS
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Base SAS
2 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 10 (43.48%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) SAS Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Insight Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) SAS Insight Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) SPSS Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Customer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Propensity Modelling
2 10 (43.48%) Statistical Modelling
3 9 (39.13%) Cluster Analysis
4 8 (34.78%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Customer Insight
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Logistic Regression
7 4 (17.39%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Customer Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Campaign Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Database Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Multivariate Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft