The table below looks at the statistics for Predictive Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Predictive Analytics over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Predictive Analytics
Rank 606 597 575
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 22 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.033% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.043% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £18.68 £21.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% -58.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-6.60% -60.00%

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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Predictive Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Predictive Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Predictive Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Predictive Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Predictive Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -25 22 £500 -16.66% 17
London +7 16 £500 -16.66% 9
East Sussex -5 3 £130 -
City of London -7 3 £850 +28.30% 2
Brighton -11 3 £130 -
South East -17 3 £130 - 3
West Midlands +2 2 £675 - 2
Warwickshire +2 1 £675 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
Leeds - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1

Predictive Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics.

1 48 (100.00%) Analytics
2 25 (52.08%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (22.92%) Banking
6 11 (22.92%) Big Data
7 10 (20.83%) Retail
7 10 (20.83%) Marketing
7 10 (20.83%) SAS
7 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.67%) Retail Banking
8 8 (16.67%) Data Management
8 8 (16.67%) Degree
8 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
9 7 (14.58%) Data Analytics
9 7 (14.58%) Data Architecture
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (10.42%) R
11 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
11 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
11 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
11 5 (10.42%) ETL
11 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.42%) Information Security
11 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark

Predictive Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.83%) SAS
2 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) SPSS
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) Big Data
3 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.08%) QlikView
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 10 (20.83%) Retail
3 10 (20.83%) Marketing
4 8 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.17%) Back Office
7 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Data Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Consultant
7 5 (10.42%) Data Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Data Manager
8 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (8.33%) Data Scientist
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Change Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Customer Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Customer Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) MDX
1 1 (2.08%) Kafka
1 1 (2.08%) Akka
1 1 (2.08%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) FMCG
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) Neural Network
4 1 (2.08%) Economics
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Analytics
2 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.67%) Data Management
4 7 (14.58%) Data Architecture
4 7 (14.58%) Data Analytics
5 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.42%) Information Security
6 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.42%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Master Data Management
8 3 (6.25%) Cyber Security
8 3 (6.25%) Time Series Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) R
3 4 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MBA
2 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Tableau
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.17%) Teradata
4 2 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.08%) Netezza
5 1 (2.08%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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