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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 406 422 372
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -50
Contract jobs citing Statistics 266 257 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.39% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 154 137
Median daily rate £384 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Median hourly rate £9.10 £19.36 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.01% -13.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £32.63 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £16.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -25.33%

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
18108 18446 17467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11689 11594 10569
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 733 697
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% -6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +1 257 £375 +7.14% 113
London +20 140 £400 +6.66% 60
South East +8 60 £375 +15.38% 13
City of London +28 25 £400 -11.11% 15
Berkshire +14 24 £324 -0.30% 1
East of England +12 14 £450 +57.89% 6
Yorkshire +2 14 £325 -13.33% 10
West Yorkshire -1 12 £325 +5.69% 9
West Midlands -28 12 £375 +44.23% 3
Oxfordshire +17 10 - - 1
Oxford 0 10 - - 1
North West -10 10 £219 -24.56% 10
Bracknell - 10 £275 -
Surrey +1 9 £394 +8.62% 4
Hampshire -3 9 £250 -13.79% 4
Leeds -2 8 £325 +5.69% 7
Reading +9 7 £294 -26.56%
Hertfordshire +17 6 £338 +56.97%
South West -3 6 £444 +26.78% 8
Essex +7 5 £450 -
Southampton +9 4 £250 -9.09% 2
Staines 0 4 - -
Warwickshire -2 4 £400 -
West Sussex -8 4 £380 +130.30%
Manchester -12 4 £300 +1.69% 9
Newbury - 4 - -
Scotland -2 3 £400 +35.59% 1
Lancashire -5 3 £138 -50.00%
Telford -28 3 - - 1
Shropshire -28 3 - - 1

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 160 (30.83%) SQL
2 137 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (25.43%) Finance
4 131 (25.24%) Degree
5 117 (22.54%) Python
6 103 (19.85%) Analytics
7 99 (19.08%) Mathematics
8 98 (18.88%) R
9 71 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (13.49%) Microsoft
11 67 (12.91%) Data Analysis
12 66 (12.72%) MS Excel
12 66 (12.72%) Algorithms
13 65 (12.52%) Machine Learning
13 65 (12.52%) SAS
14 63 (12.14%) Windows
15 59 (11.37%) Oracle
16 58 (11.18%) Java
17 55 (10.60%) ITIL
17 55 (10.60%) Computer Science
17 55 (10.60%) Visualisation
18 53 (10.21%) SPSS
19 52 (10.02%) SQL Server
20 51 (9.83%) MS Office
21 50 (9.63%) Hadoop
22 49 (9.44%) Big Data
22 49 (9.44%) Project Management
23 48 (9.25%) Linux
24 47 (9.06%) C++

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 65 (12.52%) SAS
2 43 (8.29%) Apache Spark
3 19 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.93%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.35%) Apache
7 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.96%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.96%) CMS
10 4 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.58%) Documentum
11 3 (0.58%) IIS
11 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.39%) Drupal
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 53 (10.21%) SPSS
3 51 (9.83%) MS Office
4 36 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.35%) MS Project
7 6 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.96%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.39%) GIMP
9 2 (0.39%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.39%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.19%) EViews
10 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.96%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.96%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.58%) ENOVIA
4 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) FastStats
6 1 (0.19%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.35%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.16%) Office 365
3 5 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.77%) GitHub
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Taleo
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Heroku
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.50%) DHCP
1 13 (2.50%) DNS
1 13 (2.50%) SAN
2 12 (2.31%) Firewall
3 8 (1.54%) WAN
4 7 (1.35%) GSM
4 7 (1.35%) HTTP
4 7 (1.35%) LAN
4 7 (1.35%) LTE
4 7 (1.35%) Network Security
4 7 (1.35%) UMTS
5 5 (0.96%) 3G
5 5 (0.96%) Intranet
5 5 (0.96%) Wireless
6 4 (0.77%) 2G
6 4 (0.77%) Internet
6 4 (0.77%) ISDN
6 4 (0.77%) VoIP
6 4 (0.77%) VPN
6 4 (0.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.63%) Hadoop
3 49 (9.44%) Big Data
4 40 (7.71%) Relational Database
5 29 (5.59%) Data Mining
6 28 (5.39%) QlikView
7 27 (5.20%) MS Access
8 25 (4.82%) MySQL
9 23 (4.43%) Apache Hive
10 15 (2.89%) Spotfire
11 14 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.31%) MongoDB
13 12 (2.31%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.12%) KDB
14 11 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (3.08%) Maven
2 5 (0.96%) JIRA
2 5 (0.96%) PVCS
2 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.58%) ERwin
3 3 (0.58%) JUnit
3 3 (0.58%) Subversion
3 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.39%) Ant
4 2 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.39%) Gradle
4 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 132 (25.43%) Finance
2 38 (7.32%) Front Office
3 36 (6.94%) Marketing
4 30 (5.78%) Banking
5 27 (5.20%) Back Office
5 27 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 25 (4.82%) Retail
7 12 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.54%) Games
9 7 (1.35%) Legal
10 6 (1.16%) Advertising
10 6 (1.16%) Electronics
11 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.96%) Publishing
11 5 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 167 (32.18%) Analyst
2 81 (15.61%) Developer
3 50 (9.63%) Data Analyst
4 45 (8.67%) Data Scientist
5 34 (6.55%) SQL Analyst
6 24 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 18 (3.47%) Consultant
7 18 (3.47%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 16 (3.08%) DBA
9 15 (2.89%) Java Developer
9 15 (2.89%) Quantitative Developer
9 15 (2.89%) Software Engineer
10 14 (2.70%) Excel Analyst
10 14 (2.70%) Service Analyst
11 13 (2.50%) Administrator
11 13 (2.50%) Insight Analyst
11 13 (2.50%) SQL Data Analyst
11 13 (2.50%) SQL Developer
12 12 (2.31%) Python Developer
12 12 (2.31%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.20%) HTML
2 21 (4.05%) XML
3 19 (3.66%) Pandas
4 18 (3.47%) SciPy
5 17 (3.28%) NumPy
6 15 (2.89%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.89%) CSS
7 11 (2.12%) .NET
7 11 (2.12%) Esper
7 11 (2.12%) Pyramid
7 11 (2.12%) Web Services
8 10 (1.93%) ELK Stack
8 10 (1.93%) REST
9 9 (1.73%) HTML5
9 9 (1.73%) scikit-learn
10 8 (1.54%) Akka
10 8 (1.54%) D3.js
10 8 (1.54%) jQuery
11 7 (1.35%) LAMP
11 7 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 137 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (19.08%) Mathematics
3 66 (12.72%) Algorithms
4 55 (10.60%) Computer Science
4 55 (10.60%) Visualisation
5 31 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 25 (4.82%) Economics
7 24 (4.62%) Credit Risk
7 24 (4.62%) Physics
8 22 (4.24%) User Experience
9 16 (3.08%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.31%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.93%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.73%) Applied Mathematics
12 9 (1.73%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.54%) Derivative
13 8 (1.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.14%) Windows
2 48 (9.25%) Linux
3 29 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 23 (4.43%) Windows XP
6 19 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.93%) Unix
9 5 (0.96%) Android
9 5 (0.96%) CentOS
9 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.85%) Analytics
2 71 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (12.91%) Data Analysis
4 65 (12.52%) Machine Learning
5 55 (10.60%) ITIL
6 49 (9.44%) Project Management
7 38 (7.32%) Validation
8 36 (6.94%) Software Engineering
9 30 (5.78%) Data Visualisation
10 29 (5.59%) Risk Management
11 28 (5.39%) Data Modelling
12 27 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (5.20%) Problem Management
13 25 (4.82%) Change Management
13 25 (4.82%) Configuration Management
14 24 (4.62%) CRM
14 24 (4.62%) Performance Management
15 23 (4.43%) Open Source
15 23 (4.43%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 160 (30.83%) SQL
2 117 (22.54%) Python
3 98 (18.88%) R
4 58 (11.18%) Java
5 47 (9.06%) C++
6 38 (7.32%) Scala
7 32 (6.17%) MATLAB
7 32 (6.17%) VBA
8 26 (5.01%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.28%) C
10 13 (2.50%) C#
11 11 (2.12%) PHP
11 11 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.35%) Perl
13 7 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.35%) VB
14 5 (0.96%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.96%) Clojure
14 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (25.24%) Degree
2 46 (8.86%) PhD
3 44 (8.48%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.89%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.16%) CCNA
7 6 (1.16%) CCNP
7 6 (1.16%) MCSA
8 5 (0.96%) ACCA
8 5 (0.96%) CIMA
9 4 (0.77%) ISEB
9 4 (0.77%) MCSE
9 4 (0.77%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.39%) OCP
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.17%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.70%) SLA
3 8 (1.54%) QA
4 4 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) RMADS
6 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
6 1 (0.19%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.12%) Docker
3 9 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.39%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) GridGain
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.93%) Graphite
2 10 (1.93%) Kibana
2 10 (1.93%) logstash
2 10 (1.93%) NetBackup
2 10 (1.93%) StatsD
3 9 (1.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (1.54%) Netcool
4 8 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (1.35%) Unicenter
6 5 (0.96%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (0.96%) SCOM
7 4 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.58%) Puppet
8 3 (0.58%) SCCM
8 3 (0.58%) WSUS
9 2 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 70 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.37%) Oracle
3 39 (7.51%) Tableau
4 23 (4.43%) SAP
5 18 (3.47%) Cisco
5 18 (3.47%) HP
6 13 (2.50%) Citrix
7 12 (2.31%) Veritas
8 11 (2.12%) Google
9 10 (1.93%) Cognos
9 10 (1.93%) Informatica
9 10 (1.93%) VMware
10 9 (1.73%) Adobe
10 9 (1.73%) EMC
10 9 (1.73%) Teradata
11 8 (1.54%) Mapinfo
12 7 (1.35%) Hyperion
12 7 (1.35%) Meridio
12 7 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.96%) Ericsson
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