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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 423 413 346
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -67
Contract jobs citing Statistics 228 235 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.36% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 134 187
Median daily rate £350 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £197 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 16
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -15.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £29.75 £101.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.65 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.92% -26.00%

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
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -16 220 £350 - 109
London -13 101 £350 -6.66% 64
South East +7 59 £425 +30.76% 14
Berkshire +10 22 £350 +7.69% 3
West Midlands +3 17 £375 +9.09% 2
City of London +34 15 £370 -9.14% 19
Yorkshire +8 13 £415 +9.21% 7
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £355 +57.77% 3
North West -21 8 £245 -38.75% 9
Oxfordshire +17 7 £550 +175.00%
East Midlands +15 7 £300 -31.42% 4
Oxford +9 7 £550 +175.00%
Hampshire +1 7 £295 -16.31% 5
Reading -7 7 - - 2
Surrey -17 7 £575 +48.38% 1
Bracknell - 7 £298 - 1
Leicestershire +7 6 £300 -
Milton Keynes +4 6 £340 +51.11% 1
East of England -1 6 £314 +39.44% 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £390 - 1
Loughborough - 6 £300 -
West Yorkshire -4 5 £500 +31.57% 4
Leeds -7 5 £500 +31.57% 4
South West -14 5 £400 +263.63% 3
High Wycombe - 5 £443 -
Southampton +16 4 - - 2
Scotland -19 4 £425 +13.33% 2
Norfolk - 4 £153 -
Sheffield - 4 £428 - 1
Dudley +7 3 £95 -

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 123 (24.85%) Degree
2 119 (24.04%) SQL
3 116 (23.43%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (22.63%) Finance
5 105 (21.21%) Analytics
6 102 (20.61%) Python
7 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
8 69 (13.94%) MS Excel
8 69 (13.94%) Data Analysis
9 67 (13.54%) R
10 66 (13.33%) Mathematics
11 64 (12.93%) Windows
12 59 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (10.71%) Algorithms
14 52 (10.51%) SAS
14 52 (10.51%) MS Office
14 52 (10.51%) Validation
15 51 (10.30%) C++
15 51 (10.30%) Big Data
16 50 (10.10%) Security Cleared
17 49 (9.90%) Front Office
18 48 (9.70%) ITIL
18 48 (9.70%) Machine Learning
19 47 (9.49%) Java
19 47 (9.49%) SPSS
20 46 (9.29%) Project Management
20 46 (9.29%) Linux
20 46 (9.29%) Visualisation
21 45 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
22 44 (8.89%) Oracle

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 52 (10.51%) SAS
2 26 (5.25%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.65%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.22%) Apache Pig
6 9 (1.82%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.41%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (1.21%) CMS
9 5 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.61%) Apache
10 3 (0.61%) Confluence
10 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.40%) DNN
11 2 (0.40%) Documentum
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 69 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.51%) MS Office
3 47 (9.49%) SPSS
4 29 (5.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (2.42%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.41%) MS Project
8 2 (0.40%) GIMP
8 2 (0.40%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.40%) Stata
8 2 (0.40%) Weka
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.20%) EViews
9 1 (0.20%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.01%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.40%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.40%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.20%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.41%) Office 365
2 6 (1.21%) SaaS
3 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.81%) GitHub
4 4 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.40%) Heroku
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Taleo
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.24%) Firewall
2 16 (3.23%) DNS
3 14 (2.83%) SAN
4 13 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.63%) VoIP
5 12 (2.42%) LAN
5 12 (2.42%) Network Security
5 12 (2.42%) SNMP
6 11 (2.22%) SMTP
6 11 (2.22%) WAN
7 10 (2.02%) VPN
8 9 (1.82%) HTTP
9 8 (1.62%) DHCP
9 8 (1.62%) Diameter Protocol
10 7 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.41%) MPLS
11 6 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.21%) Internet
11 6 (1.21%) Intranet
12 5 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.30%) Big Data
2 44 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.27%) Data Mining
4 31 (6.26%) Hadoop
5 26 (5.25%) MS Access
5 26 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 24 (4.85%) MySQL
7 23 (4.65%) Apache Hive
8 18 (3.64%) QlikView
8 18 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.63%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.02%) Spotfire
13 9 (1.82%) HPCC
13 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.82%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Maven
2 4 (0.81%) JUnit
2 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.61%) ERwin
3 3 (0.61%) PVCS
3 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.20%) Mockito
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 112 (22.63%) Finance
2 49 (9.90%) Front Office
3 42 (8.48%) Back Office
4 29 (5.86%) Banking
5 26 (5.25%) Marketing
6 24 (4.85%) Retail
7 22 (4.44%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.41%) Local Government
10 6 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.01%) Legal
11 5 (1.01%) Publishing
11 5 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Electronics
13 3 (0.61%) Games
13 3 (0.61%) German Language
13 3 (0.61%) Law
13 3 (0.61%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 170 (34.34%) Analyst
2 65 (13.13%) Developer
3 58 (11.72%) Data Analyst
4 41 (8.28%) Data Scientist
5 25 (5.05%) SQL Analyst
6 19 (3.84%) Consultant
7 17 (3.43%) Support Engineer
8 16 (3.23%) DBA
9 14 (2.83%) Business Analyst
10 13 (2.63%) Administrator
10 13 (2.63%) Service Analyst
11 12 (2.42%) Back Office Engineer
11 12 (2.42%) Excel Analyst
11 12 (2.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 12 (2.42%) Python Developer
11 12 (2.42%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.22%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (1.82%) Cisco Engineer
13 9 (1.82%) Java Developer
13 9 (1.82%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.83%) .NET
2 13 (2.63%) HTML
2 13 (2.63%) XML
3 11 (2.22%) SciPy
4 10 (2.02%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.02%) ELK Stack
4 10 (2.02%) NumPy
4 10 (2.02%) Pandas
5 9 (1.82%) REST
5 9 (1.82%) Web Services
6 8 (1.62%) Akka
7 7 (1.41%) CSS
8 5 (1.01%) D3.js
8 5 (1.01%) Esper
8 5 (1.01%) Play Framework
8 5 (1.01%) Pyramid
8 5 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (1.01%) scikit-learn
9 4 (0.81%) Django
9 4 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 116 (23.43%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 53 (10.71%) Algorithms
4 46 (9.29%) Visualisation
5 42 (8.48%) Management Information System
6 41 (8.28%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.03%) Economics
7 15 (3.03%) Physics
8 14 (2.83%) Credit Risk
9 13 (2.63%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.63%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.22%) User Experience
11 9 (1.82%) Equities
11 9 (1.82%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.82%) NHS
11 9 (1.82%) Social Media
12 7 (1.41%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (1.41%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.41%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.93%) Windows
2 46 (9.29%) Linux
3 31 (6.26%) Windows 7
4 20 (4.04%) Windows XP
5 18 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.83%) Unix
7 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.01%) CentOS
11 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.61%) Android
13 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (21.21%) Analytics
2 69 (13.94%) Data Analysis
3 59 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (10.51%) Validation
5 48 (9.70%) ITIL
5 48 (9.70%) Machine Learning
6 46 (9.29%) Project Management
7 45 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (7.27%) Configuration Management
9 33 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 33 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 31 (6.26%) Data Visualisation
10 31 (6.26%) Software Engineering
11 30 (6.06%) Data Management
11 30 (6.06%) Network Design
12 29 (5.86%) Data Modelling
13 28 (5.66%) Fault Management
14 27 (5.45%) Functional Testing
15 26 (5.25%) CRM
15 26 (5.25%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 119 (24.04%) SQL
2 102 (20.61%) Python
3 67 (13.54%) R
4 51 (10.30%) C++
5 47 (9.49%) Java
6 30 (6.06%) VBA
7 22 (4.44%) Perl
7 22 (4.44%) Scala
8 19 (3.84%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.84%) JavaScript
9 15 (3.03%) MATLAB
10 11 (2.22%) C
11 10 (2.02%) C#
11 10 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.41%) Ruby
13 6 (1.21%) Clojure
14 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.01%) VB
15 4 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 123 (24.85%) Degree
2 50 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.25%) PhD
4 22 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.21%) CCNP
9 6 (1.21%) CISSP
9 6 (1.21%) MCSA
10 5 (1.01%) ACCA
10 5 (1.01%) CCIE
10 5 (1.01%) CIMA
10 5 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.81%) ISEB
11 4 (0.81%) MCSE
11 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.61%) CCNA
12 3 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.66%) Data Quality
2 24 (4.85%) SLA
3 16 (3.23%) QA
4 7 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.01%) RMADS
6 4 (0.81%) MiFID
7 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.40%) UCITS
8 1 (0.20%) GCP
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
System Software
1 36 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) Docker
4 2 (0.40%) GridGain
4 2 (0.40%) NFS
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.02%) Graphite
1 10 (2.02%) Kibana
1 10 (2.02%) logstash
1 10 (2.02%) StatsD
2 8 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.41%) Netcool
3 7 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (1.41%) Unicenter
3 7 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.81%) Puppet
6 3 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.40%) Ansible
7 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.40%) SCOM
7 2 (0.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.20%) Oozie
8 1 (0.20%) Salt
8 1 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.89%) Oracle
3 32 (6.46%) Tableau
4 24 (4.85%) Cisco
5 19 (3.84%) SAP
6 14 (2.83%) HP
7 12 (2.42%) Huawei
8 11 (2.22%) Citrix
9 10 (2.02%) Cognos
10 9 (1.82%) comScore
10 9 (1.82%) Juniper
11 8 (1.62%) EMC
11 8 (1.62%) Veritas
11 8 (1.62%) VMware
12 7 (1.41%) Google
12 7 (1.41%) Hyperion
12 7 (1.41%) Meridio
12 7 (1.41%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.21%) Informatica
13 6 (1.21%) Twitter
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £13.00 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £269 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 9 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Rate: NMNC Framework Rate Band 8C
Posted: 15 days ago