Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Statistics
London > Central London
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 208 248
Rank change year-on-year +67 +40 -49
Contract jobs citing Statistics 23 66 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.61% 0.78% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.87% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 35
Median daily rate £513 £500 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +0.81% +1.22%
10th Percentile £428 £363 £300
90th Percentile £594 £673 £625
London median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +72.84% +36.36%
10th Percentile £24.50 £32.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £37.55 £37.50 £23.00
London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -2.62%

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,260 7,577 8,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 86.89% 90.00% 88.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,300 5,799 6,322
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 71 118
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% +3.23% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.28 £56.50 £45.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +37.25% +2.00% -

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Central London

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Statistics in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Statistics in Central London

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Statistics in Central London over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Statistics in Central London

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Statistics in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Statistics in Central London

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Central London region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 18 £495 -1.00% 4
West End of London +21 1 £550 +37.50%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 - -
Statistics
London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 17 (73.91%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Machine Learning
4 11 (47.83%) Data Science
5 8 (34.78%) Azure
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
6 7 (30.43%) Analytics
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
7 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
7 6 (26.09%) R
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) ETL
8 5 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Validation
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
9 4 (17.39%) VBA
9 4 (17.39%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (17.39%) Big Data
9 4 (17.39%) DevOps
9 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
9 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
9 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
9 4 (17.39%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (17.39%) AWS
9 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) Task Automation

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Azure
2 4 (17.39%) AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Stack
3 3 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Functions
3 3 (13.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) 2G
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
1 1 (4.35%) 4G
1 1 (4.35%) 5G
1 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
1 4 (17.39%) Data Lake
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) Spotfire
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) GIS
3 2 (8.70%) QGIS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Impala
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Data Scientist
2 5 (21.74%) Data Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modeller
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (8.70%) TensorFlow
4 1 (4.35%) MXNet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Machine Learning
2 11 (47.83%) Data Science
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
4 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
5 5 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Task Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
7 3 (13.04%) Physics
7 3 (13.04%) Systematic Trading
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) R
4 4 (17.39%) VBA
5 3 (13.04%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Netcool
1 1 (4.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) MapR
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau