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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Analysis
Rank 584 592 559
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 73 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 54
Median daily rate £500 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.25 £33.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +159.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +226.92%

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
44464 46364 44152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 81.04% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29448 30320 27616
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1150 1283 1207
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +37 73 £500 +33.33% 35
London +9 51 £550 +37.50% 17
South East +19 12 £400 +18.51% 2
City of London +12 8 £500 +33.33% 2
Surrey +11 6 £388 +121.42%
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £575 - 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £575 - 2
Yorkshire +9 3 £398 +17.92% 1
West Yorkshire +6 3 £398 +17.92%
West Midlands -20 3 £298 +14.42% 3
Reigate - 3 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £590 -
Hammersmith - 3 £375 -
North West +15 2 £388 +2.51% 5
Solihull - 2 £298 -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 - -
East of England -2 1 £225 - 4
South West - 1 £170 -
Devon - 1 £170 -
Coventry - 1 £600 -
Essex - 1 £225 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
East Grinstead - 1 £325 -
Halifax - 1 £321 -
Liverpool - 1 £388 - 4
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £388 - 4
Newbury - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £170 -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 42 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (34.19%) SQL
3 38 (32.48%) Analytics
4 37 (31.62%) Finance
5 28 (23.93%) Statistics
6 27 (23.08%) SAS
7 25 (21.37%) Data Analysis
7 25 (21.37%) Degree
8 24 (20.51%) R
9 23 (19.66%) Machine Learning
9 23 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (18.80%) Scala
10 22 (18.80%) Visualisation
11 21 (17.95%) Python
12 20 (17.09%) Tableau
13 19 (16.24%) ITIL
13 19 (16.24%) Mathematics
14 17 (14.53%) Big Data
15 16 (13.68%) Banking
15 16 (13.68%) Marketing
16 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
16 15 (12.82%) Hadoop
17 14 (11.97%) Computer Science
17 14 (11.97%) Retail
17 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (11.97%) Windows
17 14 (11.97%) Project Management
17 14 (11.97%) Natural Language Processing
18 13 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
18 13 (11.11%) MS Excel

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 27 (23.08%) SAS
2 12 (10.26%) Apache Spark
3 10 (8.55%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.40%) MS Office
3 10 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.98%) SPSS
5 5 (4.27%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.56%) MS Project
6 3 (2.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.56%) Radian6
2 3 (2.56%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.85%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.85%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) 2G
2 1 (0.85%) 3G
2 1 (0.85%) LTE
2 1 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.85%) WCDMA
2 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) Big Data
2 15 (12.82%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.26%) QlikView
4 11 (9.40%) Data Mining
5 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.84%) Spotfire
7 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.42%) Base SAS
8 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.42%) Text Mining
9 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.71%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.71%) Mixpanel
10 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.71%) OLAP
10 2 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (31.62%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Banking
2 16 (13.68%) Marketing
3 14 (11.97%) Retail
4 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.13%) Front Office
6 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.56%) Games
8 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.85%) French Language
9 1 (0.85%) German Language
9 1 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.85%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.85%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Data Scientist
3 16 (13.68%) Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 8 (6.84%) Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Problem Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Machine Learning Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) SQL Data Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) SAS Programmer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.56%) Web Analytics Consultant
11 3 (2.56%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (10.26%) D3.js
3 10 (8.55%) Kafka
4 2 (1.71%) HTML
4 2 (1.71%) MDX
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.85%) Akka
5 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.85%) Flask
5 1 (0.85%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) WCF
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (23.93%) Statistics
3 22 (18.80%) Visualisation
4 19 (16.24%) Mathematics
5 14 (11.97%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.55%) Applied Mathematics
6 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
7 9 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (5.98%) User Experience
9 6 (5.13%) Economics
10 5 (4.27%) Algorithms
10 5 (4.27%) Credit Risk
11 4 (3.42%) Data Extraction
11 4 (3.42%) Data Integration
11 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
11 4 (3.42%) Life Science
11 4 (3.42%) Virtual Team
12 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
12 3 (2.56%) Physics
13 2 (1.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
3 10 (8.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) Analytics
2 25 (21.37%) Data Analysis
3 23 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (19.66%) Machine Learning
4 19 (16.24%) ITIL
5 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.97%) Project Management
7 13 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
8 12 (10.26%) Prototyping
8 12 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 11 (9.40%) Data Analytics
9 11 (9.40%) TDD
10 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
11 9 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (7.69%) Functional Testing
11 9 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.84%) Service Management
12 8 (6.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.19%) SQL
2 24 (20.51%) R
3 22 (18.80%) Scala
4 21 (17.95%) Python
5 13 (11.11%) Java
6 9 (7.69%) Clojure
7 7 (5.98%) VBA
8 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) C++
9 2 (1.71%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) ES6
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) PhD
3 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.71%) CAPM
5 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.42%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (1.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Tableau
2 10 (8.55%) IBM
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle
4 5 (4.27%) Remedy
4 5 (4.27%) SAP
5 4 (3.42%) Google
6 3 (2.56%) Adobe
6 3 (2.56%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.71%) Teradata
8 1 (0.85%) Brio
8 1 (0.85%) Cognos
8 1 (0.85%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.85%) ESRI
8 1 (0.85%) Huawei
8 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.85%) Minitab
8 1 (0.85%) Nokia
8 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
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