The first table below looks at the demand for Numerical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Numerical Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Numerical Analysis
Rank 579 539 585
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +46
Contract jobs citing Numerical Analysis 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.014% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £425 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £550
% change year-on-year
- -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

Numerical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Numerical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Numerical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Numerical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Numerical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Numerical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Numerical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Numerical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Numerical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Numerical Analysis
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Numerical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 8 £400 -5.88% 6
London - 8 £400 - 2
City of London - 2 £613 -
South West - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 3

Numerical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Numerical Analysis 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 Numerical Analysis.

1 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) QlikView
2 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Kenexa
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) QMS
5 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics

Numerical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Numerical Analysis 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 Numerical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) MI Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) QMS
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Kenexa
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft