The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Predictive Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Predictive Modelling over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Predictive Modelling
London / City of London
Rank 141 - 183
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 14 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 10
Median daily rate £450 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Predictive Modelling is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2579 2920 4265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2333 3294
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Predictive Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Predictive Modelling as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Modelling in the City of London

Predictive Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Predictive Modelling in the City of London

Predictive Modelling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Predictive Modelling also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Predictive Modelling.

1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) Oracle
2 18 (78.26%) Data Modelling
3 17 (73.91%) Netezza
4 16 (69.57%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (69.57%) Python
5 15 (65.22%) Degree
5 15 (65.22%) R
6 13 (56.52%) C++
6 13 (56.52%) Data Management
7 12 (52.17%) Teradata
7 12 (52.17%) Sybase
7 12 (52.17%) DB2
7 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
8 11 (47.83%) Data Quality
9 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
9 10 (43.48%) Dimensional Modelling
9 10 (43.48%) Data Transformation
9 10 (43.48%) Data Structures
9 10 (43.48%) SDLC
10 9 (39.13%) Analytics
11 6 (26.09%) Database Optimisation
11 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (26.09%) Scrum
12 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
12 4 (17.39%) Big Data
12 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
13 3 (13.04%) Java

Predictive Modelling
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (52.17%) DB2
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
4 4 (17.39%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.35%) QlikView
5 1 (4.35%) Text Mining
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Data Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Data Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Teradata Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Data Scientist
5 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Data Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Netezza Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Social Network
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Data Modelling
2 13 (56.52%) Data Management
3 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (43.48%) Data Transformation
4 10 (43.48%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
5 9 (39.13%) Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Database Optimisation
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.04%) Neural Network
8 3 (13.04%) Operations Research
8 3 (13.04%) Statistics
9 2 (8.70%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
10 1 (4.35%) Business Analytics
10 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) Python
3 15 (65.22%) R
4 13 (56.52%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PhD
2 2 (8.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Oracle
2 17 (73.91%) Netezza
3 12 (52.17%) Sybase
3 12 (52.17%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.35%) RapidMiner
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau