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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
UK
Rank 331 360 387
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +27
Contract jobs citing Statistics 284 281 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.55% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.68% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 159 126
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Median hourly rate £20.53 £21.00 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% +19.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £15.80 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £38.25 £35.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +25.00%

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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 +27 258 £400 -5.88% 130
London +27 155 £500 +11.11% 63
South East +4 49 £225 -43.75% 22
City of London +19 34 £475 +50.79% 12
Berkshire +21 26 £275 -25.67% 7
Scotland +39 14 £425 +214.81% 3
East of England +10 14 £305 -6.15% 8
Hampshire +9 14 £190 -50.96% 3
Reading 0 12 £250 -37.50% 2
Yorkshire +12 11 £363 -23.68% 4
South West +5 9 £325 -31.57% 4
West Midlands -11 9 £419 -6.94% 17
Edinburgh - 8 £700 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 7 £350 -26.31% 4
East Midlands +6 7 £275 +22.22% 2
Leeds +14 6 £350 -26.31% 3
Southampton +6 5 £213 -39.28%
Glasgow - 5 £400 -
South Wales +5 4 £190 -39.20% 1
Hertfordshire 0 4 £298 -8.46% 3
Wales -7 4 £190 -39.20% 2
Coventry -17 4 £450 -
Kent - 4 £325 - 1
Portsmouth - 4 £173 -
Fareham - 4 £175 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £550 - 2
North West +18 3 £419 +24.07% 10
North Yorkshire +13 3 £375 -
Luton +12 3 £335 +11.66%
Cardiff +9 3 £190 -39.20% 1

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 226 (36.99%) SQL
2 205 (33.55%) Python
3 186 (30.44%) R
4 168 (27.50%) Degree
5 162 (26.51%) Mathematics
5 162 (26.51%) Analytics
6 145 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
7 123 (20.13%) Big Data
8 120 (19.64%) Finance
9 108 (17.68%) Hadoop
10 104 (17.02%) Machine Learning
11 101 (16.53%) Apache Spark
12 99 (16.20%) Visualisation
13 96 (15.71%) Computer Science
14 88 (14.40%) Marketing
15 85 (13.91%) Scala
16 84 (13.75%) Java
16 84 (13.75%) SAS
17 81 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
18 79 (12.93%) Relational Database
18 79 (12.93%) Algorithms
19 77 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
20 71 (11.62%) Tableau
21 67 (10.97%) Data Modelling
22 63 (10.31%) Data Analysis
23 58 (9.49%) Data Visualisation
24 56 (9.17%) Microsoft
25 55 (9.00%) Apache Hive
26 54 (8.84%) PhD
27 51 (8.35%) MS Excel

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
1 101 (16.53%) Apache Spark
2 84 (13.75%) SAS
3 30 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.27%) Apache Pig
5 18 (2.95%) Apache
5 18 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.13%) CMS
7 12 (1.96%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.80%) WordPress
9 8 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.15%) Joomla!
11 6 (0.98%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.82%) Confluence
12 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.49%) Drupal
14 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 51 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.56%) SPSS
3 23 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.44%) MS Office
5 15 (2.45%) Stata
6 8 (1.31%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.15%) LaTeX
7 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.65%) Weka
9 3 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.49%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.49%) GIMP
9 3 (0.49%) MS Project
10 2 (0.33%) EViews
11 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.16%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Unica
2 4 (0.65%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.65%) SAP hybris
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) FastStats
4 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
3 16 (2.62%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.15%) Office 365
6 5 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.49%) Flurry Analytics
7 3 (0.49%) SaaS
8 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.95%) DHCP
1 18 (2.95%) DNS
2 13 (2.13%) VoIP
3 11 (1.80%) 3G
3 11 (1.80%) 4G
4 10 (1.64%) 2G
5 9 (1.47%) Firewall
5 9 (1.47%) Intranet
6 7 (1.15%) GSM
6 7 (1.15%) SNMP
7 6 (0.98%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.98%) UMTS
8 5 (0.82%) Internet
8 5 (0.82%) LTE
8 5 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.82%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.65%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (0.65%) GGSN
9 4 (0.65%) GPRS
9 4 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (20.13%) Big Data
2 108 (17.68%) Hadoop
3 79 (12.93%) Relational Database
4 55 (9.00%) Apache Hive
5 46 (7.53%) Data Mining
6 32 (5.24%) SQL Server
7 29 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (3.93%) NoSQL
10 21 (3.44%) MongoDB
10 21 (3.44%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.95%) QlikView
12 17 (2.78%) Parquet
13 16 (2.62%) GIS
13 16 (2.62%) Spotfire
14 15 (2.45%) Base SAS
15 14 (2.29%) Impala
16 12 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database
17 11 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (8.35%) JIRA
2 29 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.11%) ERwin
4 5 (0.82%) JMeter
4 5 (0.82%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.82%) NeoLoad
4 5 (0.82%) WebLOAD
5 4 (0.65%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.33%) Selenium
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.16%) Bower
7 1 (0.16%) Grunt
7 1 (0.16%) gulp
7 1 (0.16%) webpack
General
1 120 (19.64%) Finance
2 88 (14.40%) Marketing
3 48 (7.86%) Banking
4 41 (6.71%) Retail
5 32 (5.24%) Front Office
5 32 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.76%) Legal
7 22 (3.60%) Back Office
8 13 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.80%) Advertising
10 10 (1.64%) Publishing
11 6 (0.98%) Automotive
12 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.49%) International Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.33%) German Language
15 2 (0.33%) Law
15 2 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 177 (28.97%) Analyst
2 92 (15.06%) Data Scientist
3 80 (13.09%) Data Analyst
4 53 (8.67%) Developer
5 37 (6.06%) Data Engineer
6 28 (4.58%) Architect
7 23 (3.76%) Consultant
8 21 (3.44%) Data Architect
8 21 (3.44%) SQL Analyst
8 21 (3.44%) Support Engineer
9 20 (3.27%) Big Data Engineer
10 19 (3.11%) Web Analyst
11 18 (2.95%) Business Analyst
12 17 (2.78%) SQL Data Analyst
13 16 (2.62%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 13 (2.13%) DBA
15 11 (1.80%) Big Data Architect
15 11 (1.80%) Hadoop Engineer
15 11 (1.80%) Team Leader
16 10 (1.64%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.87%) Kafka
2 31 (5.07%) XML
3 29 (4.75%) scikit-learn
4 27 (4.42%) JSON
5 26 (4.26%) Pandas
6 21 (3.44%) D3.js
7 20 (3.27%) HTML
8 17 (2.78%) Apache Avro
8 17 (2.78%) JMS
9 16 (2.62%) NumPy
10 15 (2.45%) CSS
10 15 (2.45%) Spark Streaming
11 13 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (2.13%) Web Services
12 11 (1.80%) .NET
13 10 (1.64%) SciPy
14 9 (1.47%) Regular Expression
15 8 (1.31%) Flask
15 8 (1.31%) HTML5
15 8 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 162 (26.51%) Mathematics
2 145 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (16.20%) Visualisation
4 96 (15.71%) Computer Science
5 79 (12.93%) Algorithms
6 42 (6.87%) Economics
7 40 (6.55%) Physics
8 35 (5.73%) Credit Risk
8 35 (5.73%) Management Information System
9 20 (3.27%) Applied Mathematics
10 18 (2.95%) Artificial Intelligence
11 17 (2.78%) User Experience
12 15 (2.45%) Neural Network
13 12 (1.96%) Data Integration
13 12 (1.96%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.47%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
15 7 (1.15%) NHS
16 6 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.36%) Windows
2 28 (4.58%) Linux
3 23 (3.76%) Unix
4 19 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.64%) Android
8 8 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.65%) Solaris
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (26.51%) Analytics
2 104 (17.02%) Machine Learning
3 81 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (10.97%) Data Modelling
6 63 (10.31%) Data Analysis
7 58 (9.49%) Data Visualisation
8 43 (7.04%) ETL
9 41 (6.71%) Project Management
10 39 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (6.22%) Validation
11 38 (6.22%) Web Analytics
12 35 (5.73%) ITIL
13 34 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
14 33 (5.40%) E-Commerce
15 31 (5.07%) Configuration Management
15 31 (5.07%) Service Delivery
16 26 (4.26%) SOA
17 25 (4.09%) Data Management
17 25 (4.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (36.99%) SQL
2 205 (33.55%) Python
3 186 (30.44%) R
4 85 (13.91%) Scala
5 84 (13.75%) Java
6 44 (7.20%) MATLAB
7 31 (5.07%) JavaScript
8 26 (4.26%) C++
9 16 (2.62%) VBA
10 15 (2.45%) C#
11 7 (1.15%) C
11 7 (1.15%) Perl
11 7 (1.15%) PHP
12 5 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.65%) Go
14 3 (0.49%) AWK
14 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 168 (27.50%) Degree
2 54 (8.84%) PhD
3 50 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 38 (6.22%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.64%) Postgraduate
6 7 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.82%) MCP
8 4 (0.65%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.65%) CISSP
9 3 (0.49%) CEH
9 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.49%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.49%) GIAC
9 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.49%) SANS
10 2 (0.33%) CCNA
10 2 (0.33%) CFA
10 2 (0.33%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 27 (4.42%) QA
3 25 (4.09%) SLA
4 6 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.33%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) COSHH
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) HDFS
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.64%) Kibana
2 5 (0.82%) Netcool
2 5 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.65%) WSUS
4 3 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (0.49%) Oozie
4 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.49%) Puppet
4 3 (0.49%) SCOM
4 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.33%) Control-M
5 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (11.62%) Tableau
2 56 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.06%) Oracle
4 21 (3.44%) Google
5 18 (2.95%) Adobe
6 16 (2.62%) IBM
7 14 (2.29%) SAP
7 14 (2.29%) Teradata
8 13 (2.13%) Huawei
9 8 (1.31%) HP
9 8 (1.31%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.15%) Cisco
11 6 (0.98%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.82%) Avaya
12 5 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.82%) Cognos
12 5 (0.82%) Optimizely
12 5 (0.82%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.65%) i2
13 4 (0.65%) Sybase
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £430 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £600 per day c£600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £550 per day c£550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Rate: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive salary & excellent benef
Posted: 8 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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