Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 12 November 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 81 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -
Contract jobs citing Statistics 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.70% 0.53% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.63% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £313 £225 £263
90th Percentile £392 £334 £288
North West median daily rate £365 £325 £365
% change year-on-year +12.31% -10.96% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
North West median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,107 1,116 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.35% 84.55% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 801 925
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £249
90th Percentile £538 £619 £613
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 40 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.30 £16.67 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.78% -9.89% +5.71%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £35.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -33.08%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistics in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Cheshire

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
Crewe -15 4 £325 +8.33%
Chester 0 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £405 -
Statistics
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) Data Mining
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
1 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) scikit-learn
4 2 (22.22%) Pandas
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
4 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) SPSS
1 1 (11.11%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Slack
1 1 (11.11%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Mining
2 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 1 (11.11%) BigQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (11.11%) Impala
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Scientist
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (22.22%) Pandas
2 2 (22.22%) scikit-learn
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Guice
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) SciPy
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Science
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (11.11%) Random Forest
4 1 (11.11%) Reference Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) R
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Sawtooth Software