The table below looks at the statistics for Predictive Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Predictive Analytics over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Predictive Analytics
Rank 578 609 611
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 43 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.065% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.080% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 10
Median daily rate £475 £600 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £435 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £900 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £825 £400
% change year-on-year
-44.24% +106.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.74

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
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Predictive Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +13 41 £475 -20.83% 17
London +4 13 £476 -16.94% 7
South East - 8 £650 - 5
South West - 8 £460 - 2
Gloucester - 6 £460 -
Berkshire - 6 £750 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £460 -
West Midlands -7 5 £450 -40.00%
Coventry -2 4 £450 -40.00%
North West +2 3 £575 -36.11% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £425 -5.55%
City of London -4 3 £463 -57.95% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £750 -
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Wokingham - 2 £335 -
Warrington - 2 £538 - 1
Derby - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £538 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £600 -
Manchester -1 1 £575 -
Durham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £360 - 1
Newport - 1 £750 -
Bristol - 1 £450 - 1
North East - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £750 -
Wales - 1 £750 -

Predictive Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Predictive Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Predictive Analytics.

1 72 (100.00%) Analytics
2 39 (54.17%) Big Data
3 38 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (47.22%) Machine Learning
4 34 (47.22%) Hadoop
5 25 (34.72%) Python
6 24 (33.33%) SQL
6 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (30.56%) SAS
9 21 (29.17%) Visualisation
10 18 (25.00%) Finance
10 18 (25.00%) R
11 17 (23.61%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (23.61%) Apache Hive
11 17 (23.61%) Data Modelling
11 17 (23.61%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (23.61%) Apache Spark
12 16 (22.22%) PhD
12 16 (22.22%) Java
12 16 (22.22%) Mathematics
12 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
13 15 (20.83%) Degree
14 14 (19.44%) Statistics
15 13 (18.06%) SPSS
15 13 (18.06%) Business Analytics
16 12 (16.67%) Tableau
16 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 12 (16.67%) Power BI
17 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure

Predictive Analytics
Top Related IT Skills 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 22 (30.56%) SAS
2 17 (23.61%) Apache Spark
3 11 (15.28%) Apache Solr
4 9 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (9.72%) Apache Pig
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.78%) Apache
8 1 (1.39%) CMS
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) SPSS
2 6 (8.33%) CPLEX
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.39%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.39%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (15.28%) PaaS
2 9 (12.50%) SaaS
3 6 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.78%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.78%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.17%) Big Data
2 34 (47.22%) Hadoop
3 17 (23.61%) Apache Hive
3 17 (23.61%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (16.67%) Power BI
4 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
6 9 (12.50%) QlikView
6 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (11.11%) HBase
7 8 (11.11%) OLAP
8 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (6.94%) Neo4j
10 5 (6.94%) Text Mining
11 4 (5.56%) Data Lake
11 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
11 4 (5.56%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Apache Continuum
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Front Office
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Architect
2 20 (27.78%) Data Architect
3 12 (16.67%) Hadoop Architect
4 11 (15.28%) Data Scientist
5 10 (13.89%) Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) Java Architect
6 8 (11.11%) Solr Architect
7 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (4.17%) Node.js
2 3 (4.17%) NumPy
2 3 (4.17%) Pandas
2 3 (4.17%) scikit-learn
2 3 (4.17%) SciPy
3 2 (2.78%) Kafka
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.39%) D3.js
4 1 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.39%) RESTful
4 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (29.17%) Visualisation
3 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 16 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 14 (19.44%) Statistics
5 8 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (5.56%) Data Integration
7 4 (5.56%) Neural Network
7 4 (5.56%) Physics
8 3 (4.17%) Clustering
8 3 (4.17%) Data Extraction
8 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.78%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (2.78%) Social Network
9 2 (2.78%) User Experience
9 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Analytics
2 38 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (47.22%) Machine Learning
4 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.61%) Data Modelling
5 17 (23.61%) Data Visualisation
6 13 (18.06%) Business Analytics
7 10 (13.89%) Data Governance
7 10 (13.89%) ETL
7 10 (13.89%) Project Management
7 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 9 (12.50%) Data Management
8 9 (12.50%) Data Security
9 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 8 (11.11%) MapReduce
10 7 (9.72%) Scrum
11 6 (8.33%) Fraud Modelling
11 6 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
11 6 (8.33%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) Python
2 24 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) R
4 16 (22.22%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 6 (8.33%) C
7 4 (5.56%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) Scala
7 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.17%) C#
8 3 (4.17%) C++
8 3 (4.17%) VBA
9 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.39%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) PhD
2 15 (20.83%) Degree
3 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.78%) HDFS
1 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Ambari
1 2 (2.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Tableau
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) ILOG
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 5 (6.94%) Teradata
6 4 (5.56%) Ab Initio
6 4 (5.56%) Actian
6 4 (5.56%) Informatica
6 4 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.56%) ParAccel
6 4 (5.56%) Sybase
7 2 (2.78%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.78%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.78%) GoldenSource
7 2 (2.78%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.78%) MapR
7 2 (2.78%) Platfora
8 1 (1.39%) Orchard