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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Predictive Modelling
Rank 606 627 582
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -45
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 40 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.032% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.041% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 27
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +17.18%
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
44007 44399 41585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 79.29% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29216 28157 26311
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 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1026 1266 1219
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016.

Predictive Modelling Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Top 13 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 29 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 +32 40 £450 +20.00% 28
London +27 29 £450 -5.26% 17
City of London +48 8 £450 -28.00% 3
Wiltshire -1 3 £850 +78.94%
South West -2 3 £850 +78.94% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 4
Leeds - 3 £450 - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 3
North West +2 2 £700 +154.54% 2
Chester - 1 £700 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £700 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -

Predictive Modelling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 34 (49.28%) Analytics
2 27 (39.13%) Python
3 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 26 (37.68%) R
4 25 (36.23%) Data Modelling
5 23 (33.33%) Degree
5 23 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 21 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (30.43%) Finance
7 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (27.54%) Big Data
9 18 (26.09%) Data Mining
9 18 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (24.64%) Netezza
11 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
12 14 (20.29%) SAS
12 14 (20.29%) Statistical Analysis
12 14 (20.29%) Data Quality
13 13 (18.84%) Apache Hive
13 13 (18.84%) Apache Spark
13 13 (18.84%) SDLC
14 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (17.39%) NoSQL
15 11 (15.94%) Data Management
15 11 (15.94%) C++
16 10 (14.49%) Oracle
16 10 (14.49%) Dimensional Modelling
16 10 (14.49%) Hadoop
17 9 (13.04%) Scala
17 9 (13.04%) Data Analytics

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 14 (20.29%) SAS
2 13 (18.84%) Apache Spark
3 8 (11.59%) Apache Pig
4 5 (7.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SPSS
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.45%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DSL
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) Big Data
2 18 (26.09%) Data Mining
2 18 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
4 13 (18.84%) Apache Hive
5 12 (17.39%) NoSQL
6 10 (14.49%) Hadoop
7 8 (11.59%) DB2
7 8 (11.59%) Text Mining
8 5 (7.25%) HBase
9 4 (5.80%) QlikView
10 3 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.90%) Base SAS
11 2 (2.90%) CouchDB
11 2 (2.90%) MySQL
11 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.90%) Star Schema
12 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Ant
1 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.25%) Maven
2 3 (4.35%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) Gradle
3 2 (2.90%) Hudson
3 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Marketing
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
4 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.80%) Local Government
4 4 (5.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Data Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Data Scientist
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Developer
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Analytics Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Marketing Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) SAS Marketing Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (5.80%) scikit-learn
2 4 (5.80%) SciPy
3 3 (4.35%) Kafka
3 3 (4.35%) Samza
3 3 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (4.35%) SparkR
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) D3.js
4 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.90%) JSF
4 2 (2.90%) JSON
4 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.90%) Spring
4 2 (2.90%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.90%) Struts
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.59%) Data Structures
2 8 (11.59%) Statistics
2 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
4 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.35%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.35%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.90%) Neural Network
6 2 (2.90%) Social Network
7 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.45%) Fintech
7 1 (1.45%) Physics
7 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
1 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Analytics
2 25 (36.23%) Data Modelling
3 23 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 21 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (20.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 13 (18.84%) SDLC
7 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.94%) Data Management
9 10 (14.49%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (13.04%) Data Analytics
10 9 (13.04%) Database Optimisation
10 9 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (13.04%) Scrum
11 8 (11.59%) Data Transformation
11 8 (11.59%) Statistical Modelling
12 6 (8.70%) Fraud Detection
13 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.25%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (5.80%) Operations Research
14 4 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) Python
2 26 (37.68%) R
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) C++
4 9 (13.04%) Scala
5 8 (11.59%) Java
6 7 (10.14%) MATLAB
7 5 (7.25%) PHP
7 5 (7.25%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) HiveQL
8 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
1 3 (4.35%) Nagios
1 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Netezza
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) Sybase
3 8 (11.59%) Teradata
4 4 (5.80%) Tableau
5 3 (4.35%) New Relic
6 2 (2.90%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.90%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.45%) Cognos
7 1 (1.45%) Google