Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 July 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.

Statistics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 203 209
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +29
Contract jobs citing Statistics 42 37 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.54% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.62% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 72
City of London median daily rate £550 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £268 £239 £182
90th Percentile £613 £620 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +27.27% -2.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
City of London median hourly rate £18.18 £16.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.51% -16.25% -
10th Percentile £13.33 £10.03 £15.69
90th Percentile £22.25 £17.38 £38.09
Central London median hourly rate £18.18 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.51% -6.94% +38.46%

Statistics 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 5643 5936 9401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.53% 86.68% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4799 7351
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £315 £313 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 93
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% -6.12% -2.07%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.28 £10.84
90th Percentile £29.77 £46.66 £53.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% -

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the City of London

Statistics
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 Statistics in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the City of London

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the City of London

Statistics
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 Statistics in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the City of London

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
London Bridge - 2 - -
Statistics
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) Mathematics
3 16 (38.10%) Analytics
3 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (35.71%) Degree
4 15 (35.71%) R
5 14 (33.33%) Finance
6 13 (30.95%) Python
7 12 (28.57%) Java
8 11 (26.19%) Machine Learning
9 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (21.43%) Big Data
10 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
11 8 (19.05%) Tableau
11 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
11 8 (19.05%) C#
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (16.67%) PhD
12 7 (16.67%) Linux
12 7 (16.67%) Data Management
12 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
12 7 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (16.67%) Apache Spark
12 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
12 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
12 7 (16.67%) Fintech
13 6 (14.29%) Tick Data
13 6 (14.29%) Kdb+
13 6 (14.29%) Arbitrage Trading
13 6 (14.29%) Automated Trading

Statistics
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 7 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.52%) SAS
3 3 (7.14%) Jupyter
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) SPSS
3 2 (4.76%) Stata
4 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.38%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.29%) KDB
3 6 (14.29%) Kdb+
3 6 (14.29%) Tick Data
4 5 (11.90%) Power BI
5 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (9.52%) Apache Hive
6 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.14%) HBase
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) PowerPivot
6 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Bower
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Data Scientist
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Junior
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (9.52%) Matplotlib
2 4 (9.52%) scikit-learn
3 3 (7.14%) Bokeh
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) Flask
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) Kafka
3 3 (7.14%) MDX
3 3 (7.14%) NumPy
3 3 (7.14%) Pandas
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.76%) D3.js
4 2 (4.76%) ggplot
4 2 (4.76%) Node.js
4 2 (4.76%) React
4 2 (4.76%) SciPy
4 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
4 7 (16.67%) Fintech
5 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (14.29%) TWAP
5 6 (14.29%) VWAP
6 5 (11.90%) Equities
7 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
7 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
9 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
9 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
9 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.38%) User Experience
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Mathematics
2 16 (38.10%) Analytics
3 11 (26.19%) Machine Learning
4 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Data Management
5 7 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 6 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (14.29%) Arbitrage Trading
6 6 (14.29%) Automated Trading
6 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.29%) Index Arbitrage
6 6 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 6 (14.29%) Market Making
6 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (11.90%) Operations Research
8 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) R
3 13 (30.95%) Python
4 12 (28.57%) Java
5 8 (19.05%) C#
6 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
7 4 (9.52%) Scala
8 3 (7.14%) C++
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.38%) C
10 1 (2.38%) HiveQL
10 1 (2.38%) Pig Latin
10 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) PhD
3 3 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) IFRS
1 1 (2.38%) IFRS 9
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.38%) XenApp
1 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Tableau
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) hybris
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) Meraki
5 1 (2.38%) Nortel
5 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.38%) Tandberg
5 1 (2.38%) Teradata
5 1 (2.38%) VMware