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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Predictive Analytics
Rank 570 542 553
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 22 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.055% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.074% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 2
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£431 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £450 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £640 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.99 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 - -

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Predictive Analytics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Top 30 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 24 December 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 -34 22 £431 -4.16% 5
London +17 11 £431 -13.75% 2
West Midlands -10 8 £438 -2.77%
City of London +9 6 £475 +24.18% 1
South East -33 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Coventry - 2 £300 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newport - - - -
Norwich - - - -

Predictive Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Analytics
2 31 (62.00%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (52.00%) Big Data
4 24 (48.00%) SQL
5 22 (44.00%) Hadoop
6 21 (42.00%) SAS
7 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (30.00%) Visualisation
9 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
10 12 (24.00%) Data Modelling
10 12 (24.00%) Data Architecture
10 12 (24.00%) Degree
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
12 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 10 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
12 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
13 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
14 7 (14.00%) Informatica
14 7 (14.00%) SPSS
14 7 (14.00%) SAP
14 7 (14.00%) Java
14 7 (14.00%) QA
14 7 (14.00%) Netezza
14 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (14.00%) MarkLogic
14 7 (14.00%) Splunk
15 5 (10.00%) IBM

Predictive Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (42.00%) SAS
2 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Packet Switching
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
1 1 (2.00%) MPLS
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
1 1 (2.00%) IPsec
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) Big Data
2 22 (44.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
5 7 (14.00%) MarkLogic
6 4 (8.00%) DataStage
6 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.00%) Data Mart
7 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.00%) MySQL
9 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.00%) Redis
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Architect
2 12 (24.00%) Data Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Data Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Data Scientist
9 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Information Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Project Leader
10 1 (2.00%) Tester
10 1 (2.00%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Business Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
1 4 (8.00%) REST
2 3 (6.00%) JAX-RS
2 3 (6.00%) JDBC
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) UDDI
3 1 (2.00%) WSDL
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Java EE
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
5 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (6.00%) Neural Network
6 2 (4.00%) Statistics
6 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Analytics
2 31 (62.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (24.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (24.00%) Data Architecture
4 10 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
7 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (8.00%) TDD
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) ETL
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.00%) Direct Marketing
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) R
5 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) CITP
2 4 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Informatica
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
2 7 (14.00%) Netezza
2 7 (14.00%) Splunk
3 5 (10.00%) Tableau
3 5 (10.00%) IBM
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.00%) Omniture
5 1 (2.00%) Cerner
5 1 (2.00%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) RightScale