Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 213 184
Rank change year-on-year -9 -29 +23
Contract jobs citing Statistics 40 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.48% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.54% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 54
City of London median daily rate £500 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71% -2.23%
10th Percentile £361 £325 £263
90th Percentile £596 £775 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £435
% change year-on-year -9.52% +20.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +28.36% -57.10%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.33 £16.13
90th Percentile £124.40 £26.13 £17.38
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +2.33% +28.36% -41.27%

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 6,063 6,117 5,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.49% 89.23% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,828 4,819 4,714
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 55 52
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.23 £31.20 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%

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 18 October 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

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 (47.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Data Science
4 14 (35.00%) Degree
5 12 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (30.00%) R
5 12 (30.00%) Analytics
6 11 (27.50%) Machine Learning
6 11 (27.50%) Python
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) Banking
7 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (22.50%) Prototyping
9 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.50%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
11 6 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
11 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
11 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.00%) Algorithms
11 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
11 6 (15.00%) Deep Learning
11 6 (15.00%) Big Data
12 5 (12.50%) TensorFlow
12 5 (12.50%) Keras
12 5 (12.50%) PhD
12 5 (12.50%) Windows

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 4 (10.00%) Jupyter
1 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.50%) SPSS
3 1 (2.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) CTI
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
1 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Power BI
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.50%) HBase
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Sqoop
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Moq
1 1 (2.50%) MSTest
1 1 (2.50%) NUnit
1 1 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) International Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Front Office
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Data Scientist
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Data Scientist
4 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) CRM Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SSIS Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Keras
1 5 (12.50%) TensorFlow
2 4 (10.00%) scikit-learn
3 3 (7.50%) Kafka
3 3 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (5.00%) MDX
5 1 (2.50%) .NET
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.50%) Caffe
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Theano
5 1 (2.50%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Tandem
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Data Science
2 12 (30.00%) Analytics
2 12 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (27.50%) Machine Learning
4 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (22.50%) Prototyping
6 7 (17.50%) Applied Mathematics
7 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Deep Learning
7 6 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) Information Security
8 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (10.00%) Econometrics
9 4 (10.00%) Economics
9 4 (10.00%) Linear Programming
9 4 (10.00%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) R
3 11 (27.50%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
5 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (5.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) PhD
3 4 (10.00%) Master's Degree
4 3 (7.50%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) CFA
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Basel III
3 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Netcool
1 3 (7.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Hortonworks
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Splunk
3 3 (7.50%) Tableau
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Teradata
4 1 (2.50%) Workday