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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Analysis
Rank 523 604 534
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -70
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 91 45 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.082% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 79
Median daily rate £525 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £17.12 £45.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.37% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £22.10 £15.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.64 £47.10 £16.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.56 £45.50 £16.34
% change year-on-year
-63.61% +178.45%

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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
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 £297 £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 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 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 +61 87 £525 +61.53% 45
London +37 52 £525 +27.27% 27
South East +18 13 £575 +91.66% 3
Milton Keynes - 12 £575 -
Buckinghamshire - 12 £575 -
East of England +7 6 £388 +29.16% 7
City of London -7 6 £525 +176.31% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £403 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 5 £550 - 5
West Yorkshire - 5 £403 - 3
West Midlands -13 4 £425 +30.76%
North West 0 3 £463 +17.98% 1
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £463 -
Liverpool - 2 £463 -
Cambridge - 2 £550 - 5
Leeds - 2 £330 - 1
Essex +4 1 £225 -
Manchester -1 1 - -
North East -29 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
County Antrim - 1 £350 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £350 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 68 (42.77%) SQL
2 46 (28.93%) R
3 45 (28.30%) Python
4 44 (27.67%) Finance
5 43 (27.04%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (25.79%) Machine Learning
6 41 (25.79%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (25.16%) Analytics
8 36 (22.64%) Scala
9 35 (22.01%) Statistics
10 32 (20.13%) Mathematics
10 32 (20.13%) Java
11 29 (18.24%) Marketing
11 29 (18.24%) Degree
12 28 (17.61%) Big Data
13 27 (16.98%) Hadoop
13 27 (16.98%) Visualisation
13 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (16.98%) Data Analysis
14 25 (15.72%) Linux
15 24 (15.09%) SAS
15 24 (15.09%) Apache Spark
16 22 (13.84%) Algorithms
17 21 (13.21%) ITIL
18 20 (12.58%) C++
18 20 (12.58%) Security Cleared
18 20 (12.58%) Apache Hive
19 19 (11.95%) Tableau
19 19 (11.95%) Data Mining
20 18 (11.32%) Web 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 24 (15.09%) Apache Spark
1 24 (15.09%) SAS
2 10 (6.29%) Apache
3 6 (3.77%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) Luigi
Applications
1 17 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.66%) MS Office
3 9 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (5.66%) SPSS
4 7 (4.40%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.52%) MS Project
5 4 (2.52%) Weka
6 2 (1.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.26%) Radian6
3 2 (1.26%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.63%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.63%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.63%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.63%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.63%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.63%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.63%) Servitor
4 1 (0.63%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) GitHub
2 10 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.66%) IaaS
3 9 (5.66%) PaaS
4 4 (2.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.26%) Flurry Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) Internet
1 13 (8.18%) Kerberos
1 13 (8.18%) LDAP
2 9 (5.66%) DKIM
2 9 (5.66%) DMARC
2 9 (5.66%) SMTP
3 1 (0.63%) 2G
3 1 (0.63%) 3G
3 1 (0.63%) LTE
3 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.63%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.61%) Big Data
2 27 (16.98%) Hadoop
3 20 (12.58%) Apache Hive
4 19 (11.95%) Data Mining
5 13 (8.18%) QlikView
6 8 (5.03%) Spotfire
6 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.77%) Power BI
9 5 (3.14%) Mahout
9 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.89%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.26%) HBase
12 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Git (software)
1 13 (8.18%) Jenkins
1 13 (8.18%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.63%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.63%) GoCD
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) JUnit
2 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.63%) Subversion
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (27.67%) Finance
2 29 (18.24%) Marketing
3 16 (10.06%) Banking
4 9 (5.66%) Retail
5 7 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.77%) Front Office
7 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.89%) Electronics
9 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.89%) Games
9 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.63%) Automotive
11 1 (0.63%) Local Government
11 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (29.56%) Analyst
2 25 (15.72%) Developer
3 24 (15.09%) Data Scientist
4 19 (11.95%) Data Analyst
5 13 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 9 (5.66%) Consultant
7 9 (5.66%) Hadoop Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.40%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Problem Manager
10 6 (3.77%) Qualitative Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Quantitative Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Statistical Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) D3.js
2 10 (6.29%) Kafka
2 10 (6.29%) Natural Language Processing
3 7 (4.40%) scikit-learn
4 6 (3.77%) NumPy
5 3 (1.89%) HTML
6 2 (1.26%) .NET
6 2 (1.26%) Flask
6 2 (1.26%) MDX
6 2 (1.26%) REST
6 2 (1.26%) Web Services
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.63%) Django
7 1 (0.63%) Drools
7 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.63%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.63%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.63%) WCF
7 1 (0.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.79%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (22.01%) Statistics
3 32 (20.13%) Mathematics
4 27 (16.98%) Visualisation
5 22 (13.84%) Algorithms
6 17 (10.69%) Computer Science
6 17 (10.69%) Credit Risk
7 13 (8.18%) Management Information System
8 12 (7.55%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (6.92%) Physics
10 10 (6.29%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (3.77%) User Experience
12 5 (3.14%) Derivative
12 5 (3.14%) Economics
12 5 (3.14%) Market Risk
13 4 (2.52%) Data Extraction
13 4 (2.52%) Digital Media
14 3 (1.89%) Life Science
14 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
15 2 (1.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.72%) Linux
2 13 (8.18%) Unix
3 11 (6.92%) Windows
4 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (25.79%) Machine Learning
3 40 (25.16%) Analytics
4 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (16.98%) Data Analysis
5 21 (13.21%) ITIL
6 18 (11.32%) Web Analytics
7 16 (10.06%) Project Management
8 15 (9.43%) Data Engineering
9 14 (8.81%) Service Management
10 13 (8.18%) Complexity Analysis
10 13 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.18%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (8.18%) DevOps
10 13 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.55%) TDD
12 11 (6.92%) Data Analytics
12 11 (6.92%) Scrum
13 10 (6.29%) Multithreading
13 10 (6.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.77%) SQL
2 46 (28.93%) R
3 45 (28.30%) Python
4 36 (22.64%) Scala
5 32 (20.13%) Java
6 20 (12.58%) C++
7 16 (10.06%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.81%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.66%) Clojure
9 9 (5.66%) VBA
10 8 (5.03%) MATLAB
11 7 (4.40%) C#
12 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.89%) C
14 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.63%) ES6
15 1 (0.63%) Groovy
15 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (18.24%) Degree
2 20 (12.58%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.29%) PhD
5 4 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) QA
2 8 (5.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (3.77%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.89%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.63%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) HDFS
2 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) Ansible
1 13 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.18%) Puppet
2 5 (3.14%) Kibana
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) Tableau
2 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.18%) Hortonworks
4 11 (6.92%) IBM
5 8 (5.03%) SAP
6 6 (3.77%) Remedy
7 4 (2.52%) Google
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle
8 2 (1.26%) Adobe
8 2 (1.26%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.26%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.63%) Aareon
9 1 (0.63%) Brandwatch
9 1 (0.63%) Castleton
9 1 (0.63%) Crimson Hexagon
9 1 (0.63%) IFS
9 1 (0.63%) Kypera
9 1 (0.63%) Mercator
9 1 (0.63%) Snowplow
9 1 (0.63%) WorldPay
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