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

Statistical Analysis
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 161 192
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 15 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.059% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.069% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Median daily rate £538 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.51% +2.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £588 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +316.66% -25.00%  

Statistical Analysis 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 2912 2905 4654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.14% 85.77% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2231 2377 3660
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 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%  

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in the City of London

Statistical Analysis
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 Statistical Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the City of London

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in the City of London

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Maven
3 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
3 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
3 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Gradle
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Kafka
4 6 (31.58%) Docker
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Equities
4 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Apache
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (26.32%) Front Office
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) SAS

Statistical Analysis
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 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SPSS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Stata
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) GIS
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (10.53%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
1 7 (36.84%) Gradle
1 7 (36.84%) Maven
1 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Java Pricing Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
7 1 (5.26%) Information Officer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) NHS BI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) D3.js
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (31.58%) Equities
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) NHS
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.26%) Equity Risk
5 1 (5.26%) Fintech
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
2 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (21.05%) Data Entry
3 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
3 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Statistics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (5.26%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) R
4 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Lua
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) RapidMiner