Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 160 195
Rank change year-on-year -57 +35 +30
Contract jobs citing Statistics 35 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 1.20% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.37% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 34
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +12.43% -0.59%
10th Percentile £293 £219 £214
90th Percentile £775 £674 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £443
% change year-on-year +10.53% +7.34% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,260 5,420 5,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.80% 87.84% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,005 4,314 4,739
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +15.82%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.35 £55.00 £53.10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year +7.89% -12.37% +21.30%

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 23 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
3 15 (42.86%) R
4 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Banking
7 8 (22.86%) Tableau
7 8 (22.86%) Analytics
8 7 (20.00%) Machine Learning
8 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.14%) PhD
9 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
9 6 (17.14%) Big Data
9 6 (17.14%) Flask
10 5 (14.29%) Pandas
10 5 (14.29%) SciPy
10 5 (14.29%) NumPy
10 5 (14.29%) Matplotlib
10 5 (14.29%) Apache Spark
10 5 (14.29%) scikit-learn
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft

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 5 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.57%) Jupyter
2 3 (8.57%) SAS
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SPSS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) npm
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) BGP
1 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Multicast
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) OSPF
1 2 (5.71%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Big Data
2 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.71%) KNIME
6 2 (5.71%) Power BI
6 2 (5.71%) STATISTICA
7 1 (2.86%) GIS
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.57%) Bower
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.57%) PyCharm
2 1 (2.86%) ERwin
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) RStudio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Data Scientist
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Python Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) NHS Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Flask
2 5 (14.29%) Matplotlib
2 5 (14.29%) NumPy
2 5 (14.29%) Pandas
2 5 (14.29%) scikit-learn
2 5 (14.29%) SciPy
3 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) Bokeh
4 3 (8.57%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (8.57%) Node.js
4 3 (8.57%) React
4 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) D3.js
5 2 (5.71%) ggplot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) Reinsurance
4 2 (5.71%) Social Media
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Life Science
5 1 (2.86%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.86%) RIA
5 1 (2.86%) Social Network
5 1 (2.86%) Swaptions
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
2 8 (22.86%) Analytics
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (11.43%) Econometrics
6 4 (11.43%) Economics
6 4 (11.43%) Regression Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Capital Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.57%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 15 (42.86%) R
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) C#
6 4 (11.43%) Scala
7 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.71%) AWK
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) sed
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (2.86%) Julia
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
1 6 (17.14%) PhD
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.71%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Tableau
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Avaya
3 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Reuters
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.71%) Tufin
4 1 (2.86%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.86%) Omniture
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Workday