Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 208 207
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Statistics 43 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 34
City of London median daily rate £500 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +46.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £343 £269 £250
90th Percentile £594 £625 £593
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £375
% change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.18 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +8.51% -38.73%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.33 £16.13
90th Percentile £124.40 £22.25 £17.38
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.18 £16.75
% change year-on-year +21.05% +8.51% -6.94%

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 6,120 5,879 5,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 88.94% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,845 4,547 4,777
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 55 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.29 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £31.20 £46.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -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 20 August 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 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) R
3 18 (41.86%) Finance
4 17 (39.53%) Data Science
5 16 (37.21%) Python
5 16 (37.21%) Analytics
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
8 11 (25.58%) Machine Learning
8 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (23.26%) Visualisation
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
9 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (20.93%) Prototyping
11 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
11 8 (18.60%) Predictive Modelling
11 8 (18.60%) Big Data
12 7 (16.28%) Power BI
12 7 (16.28%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (16.28%) Banking
12 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (16.28%) SAS
12 7 (16.28%) MATLAB
13 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
13 6 (13.95%) Office 365
13 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
13 6 (13.95%) PMO

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 (16.28%) SAS
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Jupyter
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.98%) SPSS
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.33%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) OneDrive
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Skype
2 1 (2.33%) CTI
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Big Data
3 7 (16.28%) Power BI
4 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
5 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
6 4 (9.30%) HBase
6 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (6.98%) Sqoop
8 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.65%) MySQL
8 2 (4.65%) PowerPivot
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) MSTest
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Data Scientist
3 5 (11.63%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Office 365 Trainer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Data Scientist
3 5 (11.63%) Trainer
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Insight Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Python Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SSIS Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) scikit-learn
1 5 (11.63%) TensorFlow
2 4 (9.30%) Kafka
2 4 (9.30%) Keras
2 4 (9.30%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.65%) MDX
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) e-Learning
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.33%) Derivative
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) iPhone
6 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Data Science
2 16 (37.21%) Analytics
3 11 (25.58%) Machine Learning
3 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
4 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (23.26%) Visualisation
5 9 (20.93%) Prototyping
6 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
6 8 (18.60%) Predictive Modelling
7 7 (16.28%) Applied Mathematics
7 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (11.63%) Deep Learning
9 5 (11.63%) Econometrics
10 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.30%) Data Security
10 4 (9.30%) Decision-Making
10 4 (9.30%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) R
3 16 (37.21%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) HiveQL
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PhD
3 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) PMO
2 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.98%) QA
4 2 (4.65%) SLA
5 1 (2.33%) Basel III
5 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Hortonworks
2 4 (9.30%) Tableau
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.33%) BT
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.33%) Reuters
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Talend
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata