The table below looks at the statistics for Predictive Modelling skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Predictive Modelling over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Predictive Modelling
UK
Rank 550 594 566
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -28
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 44 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.067% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 46
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £390 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.08% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Predictive Modelling
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Predictive Modelling Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Daily Rate Trend

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

Predictive Modelling Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Predictive Modelling Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +55 43 £450 -5.85% 28
London +36 38 £450 -5.85% 17
City of London +10 13 £450 +12.50% 5
North West +18 2 £288 -31.54% 2
East of England - 2 £428 - 2
Scotland +29 1 - - 4
Edinburgh +17 1 - - 4
Manchester +7 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 £288 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £550 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £305 -
Lancashire - 1 £288 -
Dunstable - 1 £550 -
South East - 1 £425 - 2

Predictive Modelling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Predictive Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 53 (54.64%) Python
2 51 (52.58%) Analytics
3 49 (50.52%) SQL
4 46 (47.42%) R
5 44 (45.36%) Data Modelling
6 36 (37.11%) Degree
7 34 (35.05%) Netezza
7 34 (35.05%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (34.02%) Oracle
9 28 (28.87%) Machine Learning
9 28 (28.87%) SAS
9 28 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (24.74%) Statistics
12 23 (23.71%) Data Management
12 23 (23.71%) Scrum
13 22 (22.68%) Mathematics
13 22 (22.68%) Hadoop
14 21 (21.65%) C++
15 20 (20.62%) Relational Database
16 19 (19.59%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (19.59%) Database Optimisation
16 19 (19.59%) Java
16 19 (19.59%) Teradata
17 18 (18.56%) SPSS
17 18 (18.56%) Data Structures
17 18 (18.56%) Big Data
18 17 (17.53%) Apache Hive
19 16 (16.49%) NoSQL

Predictive Modelling
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 28 (28.87%) SAS
2 15 (15.46%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.15%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) SPSS
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.05%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (22.68%) Hadoop
3 20 (20.62%) Relational Database
4 18 (18.56%) Big Data
5 17 (17.53%) Apache Hive
6 16 (16.49%) DB2
6 16 (16.49%) NoSQL
7 13 (13.40%) Data Mining
8 9 (9.28%) QlikView
9 8 (8.25%) Data Lake
9 8 (8.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 8 (8.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 4 (4.12%) Impala
10 4 (4.12%) Spotfire
11 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (3.09%) SAS EBI
11 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
12 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.06%) Text Mining
13 1 (1.03%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.03%) JUnit
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Marketing
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Data Scientist
2 28 (28.87%) Analyst
3 27 (27.84%) Developer
4 19 (19.59%) Data Analyst
5 15 (15.46%) Netezza Developer
6 11 (11.34%) SQL Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) SQL Data Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Agile Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Architect
9 7 (7.22%) Data Architect
9 7 (7.22%) Oracle Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) Teradata Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Machine Learning Developer
10 5 (5.15%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Lead Data Architect
11 4 (4.12%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) Pandas
2 7 (7.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (5.15%) Keras
3 5 (5.15%) Theano
3 5 (5.15%) Torch
4 4 (4.12%) scikit-learn
4 4 (4.12%) XGBoost
5 3 (3.09%) Matplotlib
5 3 (3.09%) MLlib
6 2 (2.06%) Kafka
6 2 (2.06%) SparkR
7 1 (1.03%) D3.js
7 1 (1.03%) Drools
7 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.03%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) Spring
7 1 (1.03%) Struts
7 1 (1.03%) Web Services
7 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.56%) Data Structures
3 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
4 13 (13.40%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.15%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.06%) Social Network
7 1 (1.03%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.58%) Analytics
2 44 (45.36%) Data Modelling
3 28 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (28.87%) Machine Learning
4 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (24.74%) Statistics
6 23 (23.71%) Data Management
6 23 (23.71%) Scrum
7 22 (22.68%) Mathematics
8 19 (19.59%) Database Optimisation
8 19 (19.59%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (14.43%) Data Transformation
9 14 (14.43%) SDLC
10 13 (13.40%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (12.37%) Statistical Analysis
12 11 (11.34%) Data Analysis
12 11 (11.34%) Visualisation
13 10 (10.31%) Data Analytics
14 9 (9.28%) Data Visualisation
15 8 (8.25%) A/B Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) Python
2 49 (50.52%) SQL
3 46 (47.42%) R
4 21 (21.65%) C++
5 19 (19.59%) Java
6 12 (12.37%) MATLAB
7 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.15%) Scala
9 2 (2.06%) VBA
10 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) PhD
3 1 (1.03%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Netezza
2 33 (34.02%) Oracle
3 19 (19.59%) Teradata
4 16 (16.49%) Sybase
5 11 (11.34%) Tableau
6 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.22%) RapidMiner
7 6 (6.19%) Alteryx
8 3 (3.09%) Cognos
8 3 (3.09%) Google
9 1 (1.03%) Adobe
9 1 (1.03%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.03%) Omniture
9 1 (1.03%) SAP
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