The table below looks at the statistics for Statistics skills 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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
UK
Rank 376 382 393
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Statistics 237 267 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.62% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 151 146
Median daily rate £363 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 10
Median hourly rate £30.75 £16.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.18% -12.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £13.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £47.90 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +5.26%

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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +20 220 £375 -6.25% 142
London +37 142 £463 +2.77% 66
South East -5 36 £210 -45.80% 26
City of London +22 29 £453 +39.23% 21
Berkshire +8 16 £331 -17.18% 5
Yorkshire +29 15 £363 -24.47% 7
West Yorkshire +23 11 £350 -17.15% 4
South West +6 11 £250 -54.54% 3
Leeds +11 10 £350 -17.15% 2
Hampshire -3 8 £173 -57.53% 7
East Midlands +13 7 £275 +22.22% 3
Surrey +8 6 £550 +64.17% 5
North West +20 5 £275 -18.51% 13
Scotland +18 5 £400 +8.84% 5
Reading +6 5 £388 -3.12% 2
Wales +5 5 £190 -36.66% 1
Manchester +10 4 £275 -22.80% 7
South Wales +7 4 £190 -36.66% 1
Portsmouth - 4 £173 -
North Yorkshire +13 3 £375 - 1
Cardiff +7 3 £190 -36.66%
Leicestershire +6 3 £250 -23.07%
Farnborough -7 3 £600 +45.45%
Gloucester - 3 £250 -
Bracknell - 3 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £250 -
Edinburgh +19 2 - - 4
Southampton +10 2 £173 -48.88% 1
Leicester +9 2 £250 -23.07%
Glasgow +5 2 £400 - 1

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (39.03%) SQL
2 196 (33.85%) Python
3 173 (29.88%) R
4 162 (27.98%) Mathematics
5 160 (27.63%) Analytics
6 155 (26.77%) Degree
7 131 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
8 123 (21.24%) Finance
9 121 (20.90%) Big Data
10 107 (18.48%) Hadoop
11 97 (16.75%) Machine Learning
12 96 (16.58%) Apache Spark
13 94 (16.23%) Computer Science
14 88 (15.20%) Java
15 85 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
16 83 (14.34%) Scala
16 83 (14.34%) Visualisation
17 81 (13.99%) Relational Database
18 78 (13.47%) Algorithms
19 73 (12.61%) Marketing
20 69 (11.92%) SAS
21 68 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
22 64 (11.05%) PhD
22 64 (11.05%) Data Analysis
23 60 (10.36%) Data Modelling
24 57 (9.84%) Banking
25 53 (9.15%) Tableau
26 52 (8.98%) Apache Hive
27 51 (8.81%) Data Visualisation
28 50 (8.64%) Data Mining

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 96 (16.58%) Apache Spark
2 69 (11.92%) SAS
3 29 (5.01%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.80%) Apache Pig
5 16 (2.76%) CMS
5 16 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.25%) Apache
7 12 (2.07%) WordPress
8 11 (1.90%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.69%) Confluence
11 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.52%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.52%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.52%) Drupal
12 3 (0.52%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.01%) SPSS
3 25 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.80%) MS Office
5 11 (1.90%) Stata
6 10 (1.73%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.38%) Photoshop
8 7 (1.21%) LaTeX
8 7 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.86%) Weka
10 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.52%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.52%) GIMP
11 2 (0.35%) EViews
11 2 (0.35%) MS Project
12 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.17%) Inkscape
12 1 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) FastStats
3 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
3 14 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.25%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.04%) Office 365
6 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.52%) SaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.35%) Flurry Analytics
9 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.28%) DHCP
1 19 (3.28%) DNS
2 13 (2.25%) VoIP
3 8 (1.38%) 3G
3 8 (1.38%) 4G
3 8 (1.38%) GSM
3 8 (1.38%) Intranet
4 7 (1.21%) 2G
4 7 (1.21%) Firewall
4 7 (1.21%) SNMP
4 7 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.21%) UMTS
5 6 (1.04%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (1.04%) GGSN
5 6 (1.04%) GPRS
5 6 (1.04%) LTE
5 6 (1.04%) SMTP
6 5 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.86%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (20.90%) Big Data
2 107 (18.48%) Hadoop
3 81 (13.99%) Relational Database
4 52 (8.98%) Apache Hive
5 50 (8.64%) Data Mining
6 40 (6.91%) SQL Server
7 29 (5.01%) NoSQL
8 28 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (4.15%) MongoDB
11 20 (3.45%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.94%) Parquet
13 14 (2.42%) Impala
13 14 (2.42%) QlikView
14 12 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database
14 12 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.90%) Spotfire
16 10 (1.73%) Base SAS
16 10 (1.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 47 (8.12%) JIRA
2 33 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.28%) ERwin
4 7 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.86%) JMeter
5 5 (0.86%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.86%) NeoLoad
5 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.86%) WebLOAD
6 4 (0.69%) Bower
6 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
8 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 123 (21.24%) Finance
2 73 (12.61%) Marketing
3 57 (9.84%) Banking
4 38 (6.56%) Retail
5 36 (6.22%) Front Office
6 31 (5.35%) Telecoms
7 25 (4.32%) Back Office
8 22 (3.80%) Legal
9 17 (2.94%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.90%) Advertising
10 11 (1.90%) Publishing
11 7 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.69%) Automotive
13 4 (0.69%) Games
14 3 (0.52%) International Banking
14 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.35%) Electronics
15 2 (0.35%) German Language
15 2 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (28.84%) Analyst
2 85 (14.68%) Data Scientist
3 69 (11.92%) Data Analyst
4 57 (9.84%) Developer
5 38 (6.56%) Data Engineer
6 26 (4.49%) Consultant
7 25 (4.32%) Architect
8 22 (3.80%) Big Data Engineer
9 20 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
9 20 (3.45%) Web Analyst
10 19 (3.28%) Data Architect
11 18 (3.11%) Support Engineer
12 17 (2.94%) Business Analyst
12 17 (2.94%) SQL Data Analyst
13 14 (2.42%) DBA
13 14 (2.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 13 (2.25%) Hadoop Engineer
15 12 (2.07%) Junior
16 11 (1.90%) Senior Data Scientist
16 11 (1.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.08%) Kafka
2 35 (6.04%) XML
3 31 (5.35%) scikit-learn
4 28 (4.84%) Pandas
5 27 (4.66%) JSON
6 23 (3.97%) HTML
7 21 (3.63%) CSS
8 20 (3.45%) NumPy
9 17 (2.94%) Apache Avro
9 17 (2.94%) JMS
10 16 (2.76%) .NET
11 15 (2.59%) Spark Streaming
11 15 (2.59%) Web Services
12 14 (2.42%) D3.js
13 13 (2.25%) SciPy
14 12 (2.07%) Natural Language Processing
15 10 (1.73%) Flask
16 9 (1.55%) Regular Expression
17 8 (1.38%) HTML5
17 8 (1.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 131 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (16.23%) Computer Science
3 78 (13.47%) Algorithms
4 33 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 30 (5.18%) Credit Risk
6 13 (2.25%) User Experience
7 10 (1.73%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.55%) Derivative
9 7 (1.21%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.21%) Fintech
9 7 (1.21%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.21%) NHS
10 6 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.86%) Equities
11 5 (0.86%) Social Media
11 5 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.12%) Windows
2 29 (5.01%) Unix
3 27 (4.66%) Linux
4 19 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.04%) Android
7 6 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.69%) Solaris
9 4 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (27.98%) Mathematics
2 160 (27.63%) Analytics
3 97 (16.75%) Machine Learning
4 85 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (14.34%) Visualisation
6 68 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (11.05%) Data Analysis
8 60 (10.36%) Data Modelling
9 51 (8.81%) Data Visualisation
10 47 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (7.25%) Economics
12 41 (7.08%) ETL
13 38 (6.56%) Validation
14 35 (6.04%) Configuration Management
14 35 (6.04%) Project Management
15 33 (5.70%) Web Analytics
16 31 (5.35%) Data Management
17 30 (5.18%) ITIL
17 30 (5.18%) Physics
18 28 (4.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 226 (39.03%) SQL
2 196 (33.85%) Python
3 173 (29.88%) R
4 88 (15.20%) Java
5 83 (14.34%) Scala
6 37 (6.39%) MATLAB
7 32 (5.53%) JavaScript
8 29 (5.01%) C++
9 21 (3.63%) C#
10 15 (2.59%) VBA
11 8 (1.38%) PHP
12 7 (1.21%) Perl
12 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.86%) C
14 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.69%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.69%) VB
16 3 (0.52%) AWK
16 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 155 (26.77%) Degree
2 64 (11.05%) PhD
3 38 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 28 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.73%) Postgraduate
6 6 (1.04%) CFA
7 5 (0.86%) MCP
8 4 (0.69%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.69%) CISSP
8 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.52%) CEH
9 3 (0.52%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.52%) GIAC
9 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.52%) MBA
9 3 (0.52%) MCSE
9 3 (0.52%) SANS
10 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.25%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.45%) SLA
3 19 (3.28%) QA
4 10 (1.73%) PMO
5 7 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.86%) IFRS
6 5 (0.86%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.35%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) COSHH
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.17%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 17 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.86%) HDFS
3 4 (0.69%) Docker
4 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.52%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.35%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.35%) XenApp
5 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) Kibana
1 5 (0.86%) Netcool
1 5 (0.86%) Oozie
1 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.52%) Puppet
3 3 (0.52%) SCOM
3 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.52%) WSUS
4 2 (0.35%) Control-M
4 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (9.15%) Tableau
2 49 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 48 (8.29%) Oracle
4 15 (2.59%) Adobe
4 15 (2.59%) Google
4 15 (2.59%) Huawei
4 15 (2.59%) SAP
4 15 (2.59%) Teradata
5 14 (2.42%) IBM
6 8 (1.38%) Alteryx
6 8 (1.38%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.04%) HP
8 5 (0.86%) Citrix
8 5 (0.86%) Cognos
8 5 (0.86%) hybris
8 5 (0.86%) Optimizely
8 5 (0.86%) Splunk
9 4 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.69%) RapidMiner
9 4 (0.69%) Sybase
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £36,937 to £38,789 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Rate: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive salary & excellent benef
Posted: 16 days ago