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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Predictive Modeling
Rank 607 611 566
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 40 29 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.066% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 43
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £343 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £620 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 2016.

Predictive Modelling Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Top 16 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 3 May 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 -11 39 £450 +12.50% 19
London -14 30 £450 - 15
City of London +32 6 £450 -10.00% 3
Wiltshire +2 3 £850 +78.94%
South West +2 3 £850 +78.94%
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
Leeds - 3 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
North West -5 1 £700 +154.54%
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 1
Scotland - 1 £450 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £700 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Chester - 1 £700 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Hammersmith - 1 £388 -

Predictive Modelling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 38 (50.00%) Analytics
2 30 (39.47%) R
2 30 (39.47%) Python
3 29 (38.16%) SQL
4 28 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (35.53%) Machine Learning
6 25 (32.89%) Data Modelling
6 25 (32.89%) Data Mining
6 25 (32.89%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (32.89%) Degree
7 22 (28.95%) Finance
7 22 (28.95%) Big Data
8 18 (23.68%) SAS
9 16 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
10 15 (19.74%) Netezza
10 15 (19.74%) Statistics
10 15 (19.74%) Apache Hive
10 15 (19.74%) Apache Spark
10 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
11 14 (18.42%) C++
11 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.11%) Hadoop
12 13 (17.11%) Visualisation
12 13 (17.11%) Statistical Modelling
12 13 (17.11%) Data Quality
13 12 (15.79%) Tableau
13 12 (15.79%) NoSQL
14 11 (14.47%) Data Analytics
14 11 (14.47%) SDLC

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 18 (23.68%) SAS
2 15 (19.74%) Apache Spark
3 9 (11.84%) Apache Pig
4 7 (9.21%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) SPSS
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.32%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DSL
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) Data Mining
2 22 (28.95%) Big Data
3 16 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (19.74%) Apache Hive
4 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
5 13 (17.11%) Hadoop
6 12 (15.79%) NoSQL
7 11 (14.47%) Text Mining
8 9 (11.84%) QlikView
9 7 (9.21%) DB2
9 7 (9.21%) HBase
10 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.95%) CouchDB
10 3 (3.95%) Star Schema
11 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.63%) Base SAS
11 2 (2.63%) MySQL
11 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Ant
1 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Gradle
2 2 (2.63%) Hudson
2 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.63%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) SonarQube
2 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Marketing
3 9 (11.84%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.26%) Games
4 4 (5.26%) Local Government
4 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
1 21 (27.63%) Data Scientist
2 15 (19.74%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Analytics Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Scala Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Data Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Data Modeller
8 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Marketing Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) scikit-learn
2 5 (6.58%) SciPy
3 4 (5.26%) Kafka
3 4 (5.26%) Samza
3 4 (5.26%) Spark Streaming
3 4 (5.26%) SparkR
4 2 (2.63%) D3.js
4 2 (2.63%) J2EE
4 2 (2.63%) JPA
4 2 (2.63%) jQuery
4 2 (2.63%) JSON
4 2 (2.63%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.63%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.63%) Struts
4 2 (2.63%) Struts2
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (19.74%) Statistics
3 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
4 13 (17.11%) Visualisation
5 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
6 7 (9.21%) Algorithms
6 7 (9.21%) Credit Risk
7 6 (7.89%) Data Structures
8 5 (6.58%) Neural Network
9 4 (5.26%) Social Network
10 3 (3.95%) Data Extraction
10 3 (3.95%) Hedge funds
11 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.32%) Fintech
12 1 (1.32%) Physics
12 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
1 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Analytics
2 27 (35.53%) Machine Learning
3 25 (32.89%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (32.89%) Data Modelling
4 16 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 13 (17.11%) Statistical Modelling
6 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.47%) Data Analytics
6 11 (14.47%) Data Management
6 11 (14.47%) SDLC
7 10 (13.16%) Dimensional Modelling
8 9 (11.84%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (10.53%) Database Optimisation
9 8 (10.53%) Operations Research
9 8 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (10.53%) Scrum
10 6 (7.89%) Data Transformation
10 6 (7.89%) Fraud Detection
11 5 (6.58%) Deep Learning
11 5 (6.58%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) Python
1 30 (39.47%) R
2 29 (38.16%) SQL
3 14 (18.42%) C++
4 10 (13.16%) Scala
5 9 (11.84%) Java
6 7 (9.21%) MATLAB
7 6 (7.89%) Ruby
8 4 (5.26%) HiveQL
8 4 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.63%) Basel II
3 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ansible
1 2 (2.63%) Nagios
1 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Netezza
2 12 (15.79%) Tableau
3 9 (11.84%) Oracle
4 7 (9.21%) Sybase
4 7 (9.21%) Teradata
5 6 (7.89%) Alteryx
6 3 (3.95%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.95%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.63%) New Relic
8 1 (1.32%) Cognos