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 26 June 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.

Predictive Modelling
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 152 202
Rank change year-on-year -11 +50  
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.39% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.46% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £473 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £625 £343
% change year-on-year -28.00% +82.48%  
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 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (65.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle
5 11 (55.00%) Netezza
5 11 (55.00%) R
6 10 (50.00%) Degree
6 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (40.00%) C++
8 7 (35.00%) Analytics
8 7 (35.00%) Data Management
8 7 (35.00%) Sybase
8 7 (35.00%) DB2
8 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (35.00%) Teradata
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (30.00%) Data Quality
10 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 5 (25.00%) Data Transformation
10 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (25.00%) Machine Learning
10 5 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) Scrum
10 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
10 5 (25.00%) SDLC
10 5 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
11 4 (20.00%) Operations Research
12 3 (15.00%) Statistics
12 3 (15.00%) Mathematics

Predictive Modelling
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (35.00%) DB2
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data
5 2 (10.00%) QlikView
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Netezza Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) D3.js
1 2 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (10.00%) scikit-learn
2 1 (5.00%) Keras
2 1 (5.00%) MLlib
2 1 (5.00%) NumPy
2 1 (5.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (5.00%) Pandas
2 1 (5.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (5.00%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (35.00%) Analytics
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Data Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 5 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
3 5 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Operations Research
5 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.00%) Neural Network
5 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Statistics
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) R
4 8 (40.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) PhD
3 2 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Netezza
3 7 (35.00%) Sybase
3 7 (35.00%) Teradata
4 2 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (5.00%) RapidMiner