Period
to 9 December 2021

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 9 December 2021 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
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 109 182
Rank change year-on-year -44 +73 +31
Contract jobs citing Statistics 33 12 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.68% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 34
10th Percentile £363 £307 £350
25th Percentile £520 £313 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% +10.53%
75th Percentile £675 £688 £625
90th Percentile £820 £760 £801
Central London median daily rate £625 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
10th Percentile " £35.28 "
25th Percentile £36.25 £35.69 £21.17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +0.67% +66.82% -
75th Percentile £38.75 £38.69 £23.50
90th Percentile " £39.03 "
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £22.33
% change year-on-year +0.67% +66.82% -

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 3,744 1,774 5,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.01% 89.10% 90.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,885 1,332 4,031
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 51
10th Percentile £18.40 £14.59 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.12% +51.28% +4.28%
75th Percentile £61.75 £39.44 £24.25
90th Percentile £69.55 £46.53 £49.31
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £20.83
% change year-on-year +13.10% +48.56% +11.39%

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 9 December 2021.

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 9 December 2021, 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 27 (81.82%) Python
2 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 22 (66.67%) Analytics
2 22 (66.67%) Data Science
3 21 (63.64%) Mathematics
4 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 14 (42.42%) Algorithms
6 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (39.39%) Natural Language Processing
7 12 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
7 12 (36.36%) Visualisation
7 12 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (33.33%) Finance
8 11 (33.33%) Banking
8 11 (33.33%) Matplotlib
8 11 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
9 10 (30.30%) Actionable Insight
9 10 (30.30%) Asset Management
10 9 (27.27%) Machine Learning
11 8 (24.24%) PyMC3
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) Decision-Making
12 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
12 7 (21.21%) Tableau
13 6 (18.18%) R
13 6 (18.18%) C++
13 6 (18.18%) Front Office
14 5 (15.15%) PhD
14 5 (15.15%) Java
14 5 (15.15%) Physics

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 (15.15%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.12%) Jupyter
3 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Azure
2 3 (9.09%) AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Tableau
2 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.03%) Flink
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.03%) QGIS
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (33.33%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
4 6 (18.18%) Front Office
5 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (12.12%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
7 2 (6.06%) Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Data Scientist
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Data Scientist
3 3 (9.09%) Quantitative Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Statistician
3 3 (9.09%) Statistician
4 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Junior
4 2 (6.06%) Junior Data Scientist
4 2 (6.06%) Qualitative Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Quantitative Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior User Experience Researcher
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Matplotlib
2 8 (24.24%) PyMC3
3 4 (12.12%) NumPy
3 4 (12.12%) Pandas
4 3 (9.09%) PyTorch
4 3 (9.09%) TensorFlow
5 1 (3.03%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.03%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Analytics
1 22 (66.67%) Data Science
2 21 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 13 (39.39%) Natural Language Processing
5 12 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (36.36%) Visualisation
6 11 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
7 10 (30.30%) Actionable Insight
7 10 (30.30%) Asset Management
8 9 (27.27%) Machine Learning
9 8 (24.24%) Decision-Making
10 5 (15.15%) Data Engineering
10 5 (15.15%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (15.15%) Physics
11 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
11 4 (12.12%) Predictive Modelling
12 3 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) R
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) C
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.03%) Alteryx
2 1 (3.03%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) Dataiku
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft