The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 118 117 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing Statistics 6 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.35% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.34% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Average daily rate £500 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.65 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.92% -26.00%
Statistics
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
658 521 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.07% 25.89% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 330 284
Average daily rate £400 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £224 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.94 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £32.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistics across the West Yorkshire region.

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the West Yorkshire region.

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 6 £500 +29.03% 4
Halifax +7 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Statistics
Yorkshire

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics.

1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 7 (63.64%) SAS
3 6 (54.55%) Economics
3 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
4 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) SPSS
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
5 4 (36.36%) Econometrics
5 4 (36.36%) Postgraduate
5 4 (36.36%) Operations Research
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) VBA
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Customer Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) Conjoint Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Markov Chain
7 2 (18.18%) Physics
7 2 (18.18%) R
7 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
8 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SPSS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 2G
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) 4G
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (9.09%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) RF Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
2 6 (54.55%) Economics
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Physics
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Econometrics
2 4 (36.36%) Operations Research
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Conjoint Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Markov Chain
4 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VBA
2 2 (18.18%) R
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Nokia