The table below looks at the statistics for Statistical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistical Analysis
UK
Rank 527 551 528
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 68 77 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 58
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £198 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £600 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +86.00%

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
37558 43101 41682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 82.82% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24946 28188 26403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £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 952 1185 1115
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.05 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +46.34%
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 £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Statistical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Statistical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Statistical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +29 65 £450 +5.88% 31
London +8 39 £450 +5.88% 17
South East +19 9 £538 +147.69% 1
South West - 6 £494 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £644 - 1
Hampshire +5 3 £700 +234.92% 1
City of London -11 3 £450 - 4
Northampton - 3 £663 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £663 -
North West +28 2 - - 1
Berkshire +19 2 - -
West Yorkshire +17 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +11 2 - - 3
Milton Keynes +7 2 £307 +97.74%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £307 +97.74%
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Farnborough - 2 £663 -
Scotland +22 1 - - 1
Manchester +16 1 - - 1
West Sussex -6 1 £436 +2.58%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £725 - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £436 -
Swindon - 1 £663 -
Malvern - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 3
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £410 - 1

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 54 (34.39%) SQL
2 51 (32.48%) Finance
3 48 (30.57%) Python
4 46 (29.30%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (27.39%) R
6 38 (24.20%) Machine Learning
7 37 (23.57%) Analytics
8 33 (21.02%) Scala
8 33 (21.02%) Java
9 32 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (19.75%) SAS
11 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
11 30 (19.11%) Degree
12 29 (18.47%) Mathematics
12 29 (18.47%) Hadoop
12 29 (18.47%) Big Data
13 28 (17.83%) Security Cleared
13 28 (17.83%) Linux
14 27 (17.20%) Data Analysis
15 26 (16.56%) Apache Spark
15 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (15.92%) C++
16 25 (15.92%) Algorithms
17 24 (15.29%) Apache Hive
17 24 (15.29%) Statistics
18 23 (14.65%) Marketing
18 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
19 22 (14.01%) SC Cleared
20 21 (13.38%) Credit Risk
20 21 (13.38%) Data Mining

Statistical 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 31 (19.75%) SAS
2 26 (16.56%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.73%) Apache Pig
4 7 (4.46%) Apache
5 4 (2.55%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.19%) MS Office
3 14 (8.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (7.64%) SPSS
5 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
6 7 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (3.82%) MS Project
8 4 (2.55%) Weka
9 2 (1.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.64%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.64%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (0.64%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.64%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.64%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.64%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) GitHub
2 11 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.73%) IaaS
3 9 (5.73%) PaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Flurry Analytics
4 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) Kerberos
1 13 (8.28%) LDAP
2 12 (7.64%) Internet
3 9 (5.73%) DKIM
3 9 (5.73%) DMARC
3 9 (5.73%) SMTP
4 4 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) Big Data
1 29 (18.47%) Hadoop
2 24 (15.29%) Apache Hive
3 21 (13.38%) Data Mining
4 10 (6.37%) QlikView
5 9 (5.73%) Spotfire
6 7 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.18%) Mahout
8 5 (3.18%) Power BI
8 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.91%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.91%) SAS EBI
11 2 (1.27%) Mixpanel
11 2 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Git (software)
1 13 (8.28%) Jenkins
1 13 (8.28%) Maven
2 3 (1.91%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.64%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.64%) GoCD
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) JUnit
3 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.64%) Subversion
3 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (32.48%) Finance
2 23 (14.65%) Marketing
3 14 (8.92%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.18%) Retail
5 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.91%) Electronics
6 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Front Office
7 2 (1.27%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (24.20%) Analyst
2 27 (17.20%) Data Scientist
3 24 (15.29%) Developer
4 13 (8.28%) Data Analyst
4 13 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.01%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Hadoop Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Consultant
7 8 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Big Data Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Market Risk Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Qualitative Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Quantitative Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Statistical Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Machine Learning Consultant
9 6 (3.82%) Risk Manager
10 5 (3.18%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) D3.js
2 7 (4.46%) Kafka
3 6 (3.82%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (3.82%) NumPy
3 6 (3.82%) scikit-learn
4 4 (2.55%) Web Services
5 3 (1.91%) Django
5 3 (1.91%) Flask
6 2 (1.27%) .NET
6 2 (1.27%) HTML
6 2 (1.27%) MDX
6 2 (1.27%) REST
7 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.64%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.64%) Spring
7 1 (0.64%) Struts
7 1 (0.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (15.92%) Algorithms
3 21 (13.38%) Credit Risk
4 14 (8.92%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.28%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.10%) Derivative
7 7 (4.46%) Market Risk
8 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.18%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.91%) PKI
10 3 (1.91%) User Experience
11 2 (1.27%) Life Science
11 2 (1.27%) NHS
12 1 (0.64%) Fintech
12 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.83%) Linux
2 13 (8.28%) Unix
3 11 (7.01%) Windows
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.30%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (24.20%) Machine Learning
3 37 (23.57%) Analytics
4 29 (18.47%) Mathematics
5 27 (17.20%) Data Analysis
6 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (15.29%) Statistics
8 20 (12.74%) Visualisation
9 19 (12.10%) Project Management
10 18 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.83%) DevOps
12 16 (10.19%) ITIL
12 16 (10.19%) Web Analytics
13 15 (9.55%) Data Engineering
14 14 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (8.28%) Complexity Analysis
16 12 (7.64%) Physics
16 12 (7.64%) Predictive Modelling
16 12 (7.64%) Validation
17 11 (7.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.39%) SQL
2 48 (30.57%) Python
3 43 (27.39%) R
4 33 (21.02%) Java
4 33 (21.02%) Scala
5 25 (15.92%) C++
6 14 (8.92%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.28%) Bash Shell
8 11 (7.01%) MATLAB
9 9 (5.73%) C
9 9 (5.73%) C#
10 6 (3.82%) Clojure
11 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.91%) VBA
13 2 (1.27%) Cython
14 1 (0.64%) Groovy
14 1 (0.64%) PHP
14 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (19.11%) Degree
2 28 (17.83%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.01%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.01%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.82%) PhD
6 3 (1.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) IFRS
2 4 (2.55%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.91%) GPG13
3 3 (1.91%) ISO27002
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) GDPR
5 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) Docker
2 4 (2.55%) vCloud
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.27%) HDFS
4 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) Ansible
1 13 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.28%) Puppet
2 5 (3.18%) Kibana
3 4 (2.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.55%) Tableau
3 13 (8.28%) Hortonworks
4 7 (4.46%) IBM
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle
4 7 (4.46%) RapidMiner
4 7 (4.46%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.46%) SAP
5 5 (3.18%) HP
6 4 (2.55%) 3PAR
6 4 (2.55%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.55%) Cisco
6 4 (2.55%) ESRI
6 4 (2.55%) Software AG
6 4 (2.55%) VMware
6 4 (2.55%) webMethods
7 3 (1.91%) CA
7 3 (1.91%) Cognos
7 3 (1.91%) Minitab
8 2 (1.27%) Google
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