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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistical Analysis
UK
Rank 508 555 536
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -19
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 85 57 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 53
Median daily rate £514 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £526 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £20.28 £45.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.43% +137.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.41%

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
36876 40874 39156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 81.75% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24455 26538 25225
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1196 1034
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +51 83 £525 +32.07% 35
London +27 52 £525 +23.52% 20
East Midlands +6 7 £644 -
South East +6 6 £625 +115.51% 3
City of London +7 5 £525 +233.33% 2
East of England -1 5 £550 +10.00% 4
Cambridgeshire - 5 £550 -
South West - 4 £494 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £330 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £330 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £663 -
Northampton - 3 £663 -
North West +24 2 £350 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +14 2 - - 2
Hampshire +6 2 £663 -
Leicestershire +5 2 £350 -
Leeds - 2 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £307 -
Cambridge - 2 £550 -
Exeter - 2 - - 1
Farnborough - 2 £663 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 2 £307 -
Devon - 2 - - 1
Manchester +11 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £663 -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £425 -
North East - 1 - -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 65 (39.63%) SQL
2 49 (29.88%) Finance
3 45 (27.44%) Python
4 44 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (26.83%) R
5 43 (26.22%) Analytics
5 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (22.56%) Data Analysis
7 35 (21.34%) Machine Learning
8 33 (20.12%) Java
9 32 (19.51%) Scala
10 31 (18.90%) Degree
11 30 (18.29%) Statistics
12 29 (17.68%) Marketing
13 28 (17.07%) Mathematics
13 28 (17.07%) SAS
14 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (15.85%) Linux
16 24 (14.63%) C++
16 24 (14.63%) Big Data
16 24 (14.63%) Hadoop
17 23 (14.02%) Algorithms
17 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
17 23 (14.02%) Security Cleared
18 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
18 22 (13.41%) Visualisation
18 22 (13.41%) Apache Hive
19 21 (12.80%) Apache Spark
20 20 (12.20%) Data Mining
20 20 (12.20%) Credit Risk

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 28 (17.07%) SAS
2 21 (12.80%) Apache Spark
3 10 (6.10%) Apache
4 8 (4.88%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (8.54%) SPSS
4 11 (6.71%) MS Office
5 10 (6.10%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
7 4 (2.44%) MS Project
7 4 (2.44%) Weka
8 2 (1.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.22%) Radian6
2 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.22%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.61%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.61%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.61%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.61%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.61%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.61%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.61%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) GitHub
2 10 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.49%) IaaS
3 9 (5.49%) PaaS
4 4 (2.44%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.22%) Flurry Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.93%) Internet
1 13 (7.93%) Kerberos
1 13 (7.93%) LDAP
2 9 (5.49%) DKIM
2 9 (5.49%) DMARC
2 9 (5.49%) SMTP
3 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.63%) Big Data
1 24 (14.63%) Hadoop
2 22 (13.41%) Apache Hive
3 20 (12.20%) Data Mining
4 8 (4.88%) QlikView
5 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.66%) Power BI
6 6 (3.66%) Spotfire
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.05%) Mahout
7 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.83%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.22%) HBase
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) Git (software)
1 13 (7.93%) Jenkins
1 13 (7.93%) Maven
2 3 (1.83%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.61%) GoCD
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) JUnit
3 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (29.88%) Finance
2 29 (17.68%) Marketing
3 17 (10.37%) Banking
4 9 (5.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.05%) Front Office
7 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.83%) Electronics
8 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.83%) Games
8 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (28.66%) Analyst
2 28 (17.07%) Data Scientist
3 26 (15.85%) Developer
4 19 (11.59%) Data Analyst
5 13 (7.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Hadoop Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 9 (5.49%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.27%) Market Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Qualitative Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Quantitative Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Statistical Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) Big Data Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Senior Data Scientist
11 4 (2.44%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (2.44%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.32%) D3.js
2 10 (6.10%) Kafka
3 6 (3.66%) NumPy
3 6 (3.66%) scikit-learn
4 5 (3.05%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (2.44%) Web Services
6 3 (1.83%) Django
6 3 (1.83%) Flask
6 3 (1.83%) HTML
7 2 (1.22%) .NET
7 2 (1.22%) MDX
7 2 (1.22%) REST
8 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.61%) Drools
8 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.61%) Spring
8 1 (0.61%) WCF
8 1 (0.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (18.29%) Statistics
3 28 (17.07%) Mathematics
4 23 (14.02%) Algorithms
5 22 (13.41%) Visualisation
6 20 (12.20%) Credit Risk
7 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
8 13 (7.93%) Computer Science
9 12 (7.32%) Physics
10 7 (4.27%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (4.27%) Derivative
10 7 (4.27%) Market Risk
11 6 (3.66%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (3.66%) Economics
11 6 (3.66%) User Experience
11 6 (3.66%) Virtual Team
12 4 (2.44%) Data Extraction
12 4 (2.44%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.22%) Life Science
13 2 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.85%) Linux
2 13 (7.93%) Unix
3 10 (6.10%) Windows
3 10 (6.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (26.22%) Analytics
3 37 (22.56%) Data Analysis
4 35 (21.34%) Machine Learning
5 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.59%) Project Management
6 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.98%) Web Analytics
8 17 (10.37%) ITIL
9 15 (9.15%) Data Engineering
10 13 (7.93%) Complexity Analysis
10 13 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.93%) DevOps
10 13 (7.93%) Predictive Modelling
10 13 (7.93%) Service Management
11 12 (7.32%) Data Analytics
11 12 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
11 12 (7.32%) TDD
12 11 (6.71%) Scrum
13 10 (6.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.63%) SQL
2 45 (27.44%) Python
3 44 (26.83%) R
4 33 (20.12%) Java
5 32 (19.51%) Scala
6 24 (14.63%) C++
7 15 (9.15%) JavaScript
8 13 (7.93%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.10%) MATLAB
10 9 (5.49%) C#
10 9 (5.49%) Clojure
11 7 (4.27%) C
12 6 (3.66%) VBA
13 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.22%) Cython
15 1 (0.61%) Groovy
15 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (18.90%) Degree
2 23 (14.02%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.05%) PhD
6 4 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 8 (4.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (4.27%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.44%) IFRS
4 4 (2.44%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.22%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.61%) HDFS
2 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) Ansible
1 13 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (7.93%) Puppet
2 5 (3.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.15%) Tableau
3 13 (7.93%) Hortonworks
4 10 (6.10%) IBM
5 7 (4.27%) SAP
6 5 (3.05%) RapidMiner
7 4 (2.44%) Google
8 3 (1.83%) Minitab
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle
8 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.83%) Remedy
9 2 (1.22%) Adobe
9 2 (1.22%) Cognos
9 2 (1.22%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.61%) CA
10 1 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.61%) Teradata
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