The table below looks at the statistics for Quantitative Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 608 631 627
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 19 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.011% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.014% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 19
Median daily rate £315 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £170 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £738 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £170
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.48 - -
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
41422 44386 44123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.14% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27610 28756 28711
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 £295 £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 1089 1336 1216
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Quantitative Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quantitative Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quantitative Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Quantitative Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 +12 17 £378 -32.88% 9
London +1 10 £490 -12.88% 7
South East - 6 £290 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
City of London +3 1 - - 2
Slough - 1 £290 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £290 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £450 -

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 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 Quantitative Analysis.

1 23 (53.49%) Analytics
2 19 (44.19%) Finance
3 14 (32.56%) Python
4 13 (30.23%) Data Mining
4 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 13 (30.23%) R
4 13 (30.23%) Statistics
4 13 (30.23%) Degree
5 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.93%) MS Office
6 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.93%) Advertising
7 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
7 8 (18.60%) Predictive Modelling
7 8 (18.60%) Tableau
8 7 (16.28%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
8 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
8 7 (16.28%) Actionable Insight
9 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
9 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.95%) Handset
9 6 (13.95%) Adobe
9 6 (13.95%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (13.95%) Omniture
9 6 (13.95%) Web Analytics
9 6 (13.95%) Multivariate Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Apache Flex
10 5 (11.63%) Google Analytics

Quantitative Analysis
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 4 (9.30%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (6.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (11.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) AdSense
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) MS Access
4 1 (2.33%) Power BI
4 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Advertising
3 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.63%) Marketing
5 4 (9.30%) Retail
6 3 (6.98%) Banking
6 3 (6.98%) Electronics
6 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (4.65%) Games
7 2 (4.65%) Publishing
8 1 (2.33%) Back Office
8 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Data Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Analytics Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Digital Analytics Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Machine Learning Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Web Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Commercial Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Finance Modeller
6 2 (4.65%) Innovation Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Insight Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.65%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Apache Flex
1 5 (11.63%) Keras
1 5 (11.63%) Pandas
1 5 (11.63%) Theano
1 5 (11.63%) Torch
2 4 (9.30%) scikit-learn
2 4 (9.30%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Statistics
2 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.95%) Handset
4 4 (9.30%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Economics
4 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.30%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.33%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Analytics
2 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
3 8 (18.60%) Predictive Modelling
4 7 (16.28%) Actionable Insight
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (13.95%) Multivariate Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Web Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) Deep Learning
6 5 (11.63%) Machine Learning
7 4 (9.30%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (9.30%) Digital Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Python
2 13 (30.23%) R
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Tableau
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe
2 6 (13.95%) Omniture
3 5 (11.63%) Google
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) BT
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) DoubleClick
6 1 (2.33%) Marketo
6 1 (2.33%) Maxymiser
6 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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