The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 355 386 387
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Contract jobs citing Statistics 321 292 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.53% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 185 134
Median daily rate £381 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £584 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 22
Median hourly rate £11.84 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.02% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.59 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £68.25 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.19 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-59.15% +40.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17771 19133 18680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.30% 32.99% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11506 11963 11343
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 813 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Statistics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Statistics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Statistics
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 Statistics within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +26 304 £388 +10.71% 115
London +52 180 £450 +9.09% 52
South East 0 47 £375 +15.38% 20
City of London +9 37 £375 -11.76% 4
North West +6 16 £250 -25.92% 9
Yorkshire +9 15 £350 +3.70% 4
Berkshire +1 15 £388 +16.54% 6
West Midlands -24 15 £320 +23.07% 10
East of England +8 12 £340 -2.85% 9
Hampshire +3 12 £338 -12.90% 2
West Yorkshire +17 11 £338 - 1
South West +8 11 £365 +4.28% 7
Surrey +13 10 £381 +57.21% 5
Leeds +13 10 £338 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 8 £340 +58.13% 2
Warwickshire - 8 £400 -
Wales - 7 £400 - 4
South Wales - 7 £400 - 4
Bristol +3 6 £431 +44.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £150 -52.75% 4
Nottinghamshire -6 6 £500 +33.33% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £500 +53.84% 4
Warwick - 6 £375 -
Nottingham - 6 £500 - 2
Reading +21 5 £388 +14.81% 3
Southampton +15 5 £338 +22.72% 1
Lancashire +14 5 - - 1
Scotland +9 5 £200 -43.26% 2
Manchester -4 5 £376 +13.15% 8
Cardiff - 5 - -

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 217 (38.54%) SQL
2 151 (26.82%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (25.75%) Python
4 141 (25.04%) Degree
5 138 (24.51%) R
6 133 (23.62%) Finance
7 131 (23.27%) Mathematics
8 129 (22.91%) Analytics
9 87 (15.45%) SAS
10 84 (14.92%) Visualisation
11 81 (14.39%) Big Data
11 81 (14.39%) Algorithms
12 78 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
13 76 (13.50%) Marketing
13 76 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
13 76 (13.50%) Java
13 76 (13.50%) Machine Learning
14 75 (13.32%) Computer Science
15 70 (12.43%) Hadoop
15 70 (12.43%) Apache Spark
16 67 (11.90%) Tableau
17 65 (11.55%) Microsoft
18 64 (11.37%) Windows
19 59 (10.48%) Data Analysis
20 56 (9.95%) Oracle
20 56 (9.95%) Relational Database
21 54 (9.59%) SPSS
22 51 (9.06%) Data Modelling
22 51 (9.06%) Scala
23 49 (8.70%) Security Cleared

Statistics
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 87 (15.45%) SAS
2 70 (12.43%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.37%) MS Exchange
5 14 (2.49%) Apache
6 10 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.60%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.24%) CMS
8 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.24%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (1.07%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.89%) IIS
11 4 (0.71%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.71%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.71%) WordPress
12 3 (0.53%) Documentum
12 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (9.59%) SPSS
2 47 (8.35%) MS Excel
3 38 (6.75%) MS Office
4 25 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.42%) Stata
6 7 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.36%) GIMP
8 2 (0.36%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.36%) MS Project
9 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.18%) EViews
9 1 (0.18%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Unica
2 6 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.89%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.53%) ENOVIA
5 3 (0.53%) FastStats
6 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.84%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (1.24%) Office 365
5 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.53%) GitHub
7 3 (0.53%) Taleo
8 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.02%) DHCP
1 17 (3.02%) DNS
2 12 (2.13%) SAN
3 9 (1.60%) 2G
3 9 (1.60%) 3G
3 9 (1.60%) Firewall
4 8 (1.42%) 4G
5 7 (1.24%) Intranet
6 6 (1.07%) GSM
6 6 (1.07%) HTTP
6 6 (1.07%) LTE
6 6 (1.07%) UMTS
6 6 (1.07%) VoIP
7 5 (0.89%) Network Security
7 5 (0.89%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.89%) WAN
8 4 (0.71%) Internet
8 4 (0.71%) ISDN
8 4 (0.71%) LAN
8 4 (0.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.39%) Big Data
2 70 (12.43%) Hadoop
3 56 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 45 (7.99%) SQL Server
5 41 (7.28%) Data Mining
6 30 (5.33%) QlikView
7 29 (5.15%) Apache Hive
8 22 (3.91%) MySQL
9 19 (3.37%) Spotfire
10 18 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.66%) MS Access
12 14 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.49%) GIS
13 13 (2.31%) NoSQL
14 12 (2.13%) Base SAS
15 11 (1.95%) MongoDB
16 10 (1.78%) KDB
17 9 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 8 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (1.42%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 33 (5.86%) JIRA
2 15 (2.66%) ERwin
2 15 (2.66%) Maven
3 10 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.89%) PVCS
4 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.71%) Subversion
6 3 (0.53%) JUnit
6 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.36%) Ant
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.36%) Gradle
8 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 133 (23.62%) Finance
2 76 (13.50%) Marketing
3 37 (6.57%) Retail
4 33 (5.86%) Banking
5 32 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 29 (5.15%) Front Office
7 18 (3.20%) Back Office
8 15 (2.66%) Legal
9 10 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.60%) Advertising
10 9 (1.60%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.24%) Games
12 6 (1.07%) Electronics
13 5 (0.89%) Publishing
13 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.53%) Automotive
14 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.36%) French Language
15 2 (0.36%) Military
15 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 174 (30.91%) Analyst
2 80 (14.21%) Developer
3 69 (12.26%) Data Analyst
4 68 (12.08%) Data Scientist
5 32 (5.68%) SQL Analyst
6 30 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 20 (3.55%) Architect
8 19 (3.37%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 18 (3.20%) Consultant
9 18 (3.20%) DBA
9 18 (3.20%) Insight Analyst
10 16 (2.84%) Data Architect
10 16 (2.84%) Java Developer
10 16 (2.84%) SQL Data Analyst
11 15 (2.66%) Excel Analyst
12 13 (2.31%) Quantitative Developer
12 13 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.13%) SQL DBA
13 12 (2.13%) SQL Developer
14 11 (1.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.80%) HTML
1 27 (4.80%) Pandas
2 26 (4.62%) XML
3 19 (3.37%) Kafka
4 17 (3.02%) SciPy
5 16 (2.84%) D3.js
5 16 (2.84%) NumPy
6 15 (2.66%) CSS
7 14 (2.49%) AngularJS
7 14 (2.49%) scikit-learn
8 13 (2.31%) .NET
8 13 (2.31%) JSON
9 10 (1.78%) Esper
9 10 (1.78%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (1.78%) Pyramid
9 10 (1.78%) REST
10 9 (1.60%) HTML5
10 9 (1.60%) Web Services
11 8 (1.42%) JMS
11 8 (1.42%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 151 (26.82%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (23.27%) Mathematics
3 84 (14.92%) Visualisation
4 81 (14.39%) Algorithms
5 75 (13.32%) Computer Science
6 36 (6.39%) Credit Risk
7 33 (5.86%) Physics
8 31 (5.51%) Economics
9 27 (4.80%) Management Information System
10 26 (4.62%) User Experience
11 22 (3.91%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (3.02%) Applied Mathematics
13 14 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (2.13%) Data Structures
14 12 (2.13%) Neural Network
15 11 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (1.78%) Fixed Income
16 10 (1.78%) Hedge funds
17 9 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
18 7 (1.24%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.37%) Windows
2 44 (7.82%) Linux
3 34 (6.04%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.09%) Windows 7
4 23 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (4.09%) Windows XP
5 16 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.78%) Android
7 9 (1.60%) Unix
8 7 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) Solaris
10 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (22.91%) Analytics
2 78 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (13.50%) Machine Learning
4 59 (10.48%) Data Analysis
5 51 (9.06%) Data Modelling
6 47 (8.35%) Data Visualisation
7 45 (7.99%) ITIL
8 41 (7.28%) Project Management
9 35 (6.22%) Validation
10 33 (5.86%) Risk Management
11 32 (5.68%) ETL
12 30 (5.33%) Statistical Modelling
13 29 (5.15%) Software Engineering
14 28 (4.97%) E-Commerce
14 28 (4.97%) Statistical Analysis
15 24 (4.26%) Actionable Insight
15 24 (4.26%) CRM
15 24 (4.26%) Web Analytics
16 23 (4.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 217 (38.54%) SQL
2 145 (25.75%) Python
3 138 (24.51%) R
4 76 (13.50%) Java
5 51 (9.06%) Scala
6 42 (7.46%) C++
7 40 (7.10%) MATLAB
8 27 (4.80%) VBA
9 19 (3.37%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.84%) C
11 12 (2.13%) C#
12 11 (1.95%) PHP
13 10 (1.78%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.24%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.07%) VB
16 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.53%) Lua
17 3 (0.53%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 141 (25.04%) Degree
2 49 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 41 (7.28%) PhD
4 27 (4.80%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.89%) A+ Certification
8 5 (0.89%) ACCA
8 5 (0.89%) CCNA
8 5 (0.89%) CIMA
8 5 (0.89%) MCP
9 4 (0.71%) CCNP
9 4 (0.71%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.53%) ISEB
10 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) MCSA
11 2 (0.36%) OCP
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.28%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.73%) SLA
3 20 (3.55%) QA
4 3 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.31%) Docker
3 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.31%) NetBackup
2 11 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.78%) Netcool
3 10 (1.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (1.24%) Unicenter
6 6 (1.07%) WSUS
7 5 (0.89%) Kibana
8 4 (0.71%) SCOM
9 3 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.53%) SCCM
10 2 (0.36%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
11 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (11.90%) Tableau
2 65 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 56 (9.95%) Oracle
4 24 (4.26%) Google
5 21 (3.73%) HP
6 19 (3.37%) SAP
7 15 (2.66%) Veritas
8 13 (2.31%) Adobe
9 12 (2.13%) Cisco
9 12 (2.13%) Teradata
10 11 (1.95%) Citrix
10 11 (1.95%) EMC
11 9 (1.60%) IBM
12 8 (1.42%) Informatica
13 7 (1.24%) Meridio
14 6 (1.07%) Cognos
14 6 (1.07%) Intel Security
14 6 (1.07%) Mapinfo
14 6 (1.07%) Remedy
14 6 (1.07%) VMware
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £570 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £24,400 Pro-Rata
Posted: 6 hours ago
South Wales
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £527 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Networkers
Rate: £22.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £251 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Parity Professionals
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago