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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Analysis
Rank 599 583 543
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -40
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 44 53 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 43
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £326 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £624 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £318
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%

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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
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 £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 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 42 £450 -5.26% 29
London +4 23 £450 -12.19% 15
East of England +12 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire +17 4 - - 1
South West +1 4 £850 +126.66% 1
Wiltshire -3 3 £850 +126.66%
South East -3 3 £475 -23.38% 1
City of London +40 2 £588 +2.17% 3
Yorkshire +4 2 £325 - 2
Halifax -2 2 £325 -
Edinburgh -8 2 £525 - 1
West Yorkshire -11 2 £325 - 2
Scotland -14 2 £525 +31.25% 1
East Midlands - 2 £300 - 2
Preston +2 1 £380 -
Lancashire -2 1 £380 -
North West -19 1 £380 +1.33% 2
North East -54 1 £310 -5.52%
Newcastle upon Tyne -60 1 £310 -5.52%
Tyne and Wear -64 1 £310 -5.52%
Kent - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £650 -
Essex - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £550 -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 56 (46.67%) Finance
2 43 (35.83%) Analytics
3 40 (33.33%) SAS
4 37 (30.83%) SQL
5 33 (27.50%) Degree
6 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (20.83%) Project Management
8 22 (18.33%) Data Mining
9 21 (17.50%) Big Data
10 20 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 19 (15.83%) Machine Learning
12 17 (14.17%) Banking
13 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 16 (13.33%) R
14 15 (12.50%) Credit Risk
14 15 (12.50%) Python
15 14 (11.67%) Statistics
16 13 (10.83%) Marketing
16 13 (10.83%) Predictive Modelling
16 13 (10.83%) Visualisation
16 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
17 12 (10.00%) Six Sigma
17 12 (10.00%) SPSS
17 12 (10.00%) Hadoop
17 12 (10.00%) Apache Hive
18 11 (9.17%) Retail
18 11 (9.17%) VBA
18 11 (9.17%) Apache Pig
19 10 (8.33%) Data Analytics

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 40 (33.33%) SAS
2 11 (9.17%) Apache Pig
3 8 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.00%) SPSS
3 10 (8.33%) MS Office
4 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.50%) CPLEX
5 3 (2.50%) MS Project
6 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.83%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Radian6
1 5 (4.17%) WebTrends
2 4 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.83%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) Data Mining
2 21 (17.50%) Big Data
3 12 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 12 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.17%) Base SAS
5 5 (4.17%) QlikView
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.17%) Text Mining
6 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.33%) MS Access
7 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.50%) SAP BI
7 3 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.67%) Mahout
8 2 (1.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.67%) Yeoman
General
1 56 (46.67%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
3 13 (10.83%) Marketing
4 11 (9.17%) Retail
5 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.67%) Automotive
8 2 (1.67%) Back Office
8 2 (1.67%) Games
9 1 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) French Language
9 1 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.83%) German Language
9 1 (0.83%) International Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.83%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Analyst
2 20 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 17 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 16 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) Consultant
5 9 (7.50%) Risk Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) SAS Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Credit Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Analytics Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 6 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) SAS Risk Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Web Analytics Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Web Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (2.50%) D3.js
3 2 (1.67%) Cascalog
3 2 (1.67%) Pandas
3 2 (1.67%) scikit-learn
3 2 (1.67%) SciPy
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 14 (11.67%) Statistics
4 13 (10.83%) Visualisation
5 9 (7.50%) Mathematics
6 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.83%) User Experience
7 5 (4.17%) Economics
7 5 (4.17%) Physics
8 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.33%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.33%) Life Science
9 3 (2.50%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.50%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.83%) Fintech
11 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Unix
3 2 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Analytics
2 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (20.83%) Project Management
3 20 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 19 (15.83%) Machine Learning
5 13 (10.83%) Predictive Modelling
6 12 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 10 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 10 (8.33%) Validation
8 9 (7.50%) Data Management
8 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.50%) ITIL
9 8 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.83%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (5.00%) Web Analytics
12 5 (4.17%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 16 (13.33%) R
3 15 (12.50%) Python
4 11 (9.17%) VBA
5 8 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 7 (5.83%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) Scala
7 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.67%) Clojure
7 2 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (27.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) PhD
3 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) CAPM
4 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) Tableau
3 8 (6.67%) SAP
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle
5 5 (4.17%) Adobe
5 5 (4.17%) Cognos
5 5 (4.17%) Coremetrics
5 5 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (2.50%) ILOG
7 2 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) Brio
8 1 (0.83%) BT
8 1 (0.83%) ESRI
8 1 (0.83%) Huawei
8 1 (0.83%) Minitab
8 1 (0.83%) Nokia
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Siemens
8 1 (0.83%) Teradata