Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 181 216
Rank change year-on-year +48 +35 -26
Contract jobs citing Statistics 19 55 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.87% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.97% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 25
Median daily rate £495 £500 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +0.81% -7.72%
10th Percentile £429 £363 £383
90th Percentile £571 £666 £615
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £496
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.81% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +72.84% +36.36%
10th Percentile £24.50 £32.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £37.98 £37.50 £23.00
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -7.14% +72.84% +36.36%

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 2,575 5,674 6,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.20% 89.48% 88.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,821 4,368 4,796
Median daily rate £513 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 96
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.15% +8.75% +5.60%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £38.48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.57 £20.00
% change year-on-year +70.13% +2.86% +25.00%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Statistics as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Statistics in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Statistics in the City of London

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Statistics in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Statistics in the City of London

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Statistics in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Statistics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 13 (68.42%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) Data Science
3 10 (52.63%) Machine Learning
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
4 7 (36.84%) Analytics
5 6 (31.58%) R
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Azure
6 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) Data Lake
7 4 (21.05%) GDPR
7 4 (21.05%) Task Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Azure Stack
7 4 (21.05%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (21.05%) Big Data
7 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (21.05%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
7 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
7 4 (21.05%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) Validation
7 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
8 3 (15.79%) Visualisation

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 (21.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Stack
3 1 (5.26%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 2G
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) 5G
1 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
1 4 (21.05%) Data Lake
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) QGIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) Impala
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Data Scientist
2 5 (26.32%) Data Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Content
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Digital
6 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) TensorFlow
4 1 (5.26%) MXNet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Data Science
2 10 (52.63%) Machine Learning
3 7 (36.84%) Analytics
3 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
4 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Task Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) R
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Netcool
1 1 (5.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) MapR
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau