Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 216 166
Rank change year-on-year +18 -50 +36
Contract jobs citing Statistics 55 42 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.58% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.65% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 64
City of London median daily rate £488 £525 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +15.01% +10.67%
10th Percentile £358 £294 £219
90th Percentile £661 £774 £663
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £451
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.54% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
City of London median hourly rate £149.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +595.35% - -
Central London median hourly rate £149.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +595.35% - -

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 6,218 6,438 5,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.33% 89.54% 88.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,898 5,137 4,593
City of London median daily rate £513 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 60 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.15 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.40 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.17% +6.58% -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 14 December 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 14 December 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 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 29 (52.73%) SQL
3 26 (47.27%) Degree
4 25 (45.45%) Data Science
5 22 (40.00%) Python
6 20 (36.36%) Analytics
7 19 (34.55%) Machine Learning
7 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (32.73%) Mathematics
9 17 (30.91%) Algorithms
9 17 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (25.45%) Data Analysis
11 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.82%) Banking
11 12 (21.82%) R
12 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (18.18%) Big Data
13 10 (18.18%) Information Security
13 10 (18.18%) PhD
13 10 (18.18%) Master's Degree
14 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
14 9 (16.36%) Windows
14 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
14 9 (16.36%) Predictive Analytics
14 9 (16.36%) Tandem
14 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
14 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
14 9 (16.36%) scikit-learn
14 9 (16.36%) Security Hardening

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 8 (14.55%) SAS
2 5 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.09%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) SPSS
3 1 (1.82%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) CTI
1 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Big Data
2 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.45%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.45%) HBase
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) Sqoop
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.64%) BigQuery
6 2 (3.64%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.82%) Moq
3 1 (1.82%) MSTest
3 1 (1.82%) NUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Front Office
5 2 (3.64%) International Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Data Scientist
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Data Scientist
4 6 (10.91%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Database Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Support Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) CRM Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 2 (3.64%) Product Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Transition Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) scikit-learn
2 7 (12.73%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (12.73%) TensorFlow
3 5 (9.09%) Keras
4 4 (7.27%) Kafka
4 4 (7.27%) NumPy
4 4 (7.27%) Pandas
4 4 (7.27%) PyMC3
5 3 (5.45%) MLlib
5 3 (5.45%) PySpark
5 3 (5.45%) SpaCy
5 3 (5.45%) Theano
6 2 (3.64%) Torch
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.82%) Caffe
7 1 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) React
7 1 (1.82%) REST
7 1 (1.82%) WCF
7 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (30.91%) Algorithms
3 9 (16.36%) Tandem
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) EPoS
4 3 (5.45%) FMCG
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.82%) Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Data Science
2 20 (36.36%) Analytics
3 19 (34.55%) Machine Learning
4 18 (32.73%) Mathematics
5 17 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (25.45%) Data Analysis
7 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.18%) Information Security
9 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
9 9 (16.36%) Predictive Analytics
9 9 (16.36%) Security Hardening
10 8 (14.55%) Deep Learning
10 8 (14.55%) Prototyping
11 7 (12.73%) Applied Mathematics
11 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.73%) Econometrics
11 7 (12.73%) Linear Programming
12 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.91%) Refactoring
12 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) Python
3 12 (21.82%) R
4 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 5 (9.09%) VBA
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) Master's Degree
2 10 (18.18%) PhD
3 6 (10.91%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) CFA
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Flume
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Netcool
1 3 (5.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (3.64%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Hortonworks
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.91%) Splunk
1 6 (10.91%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Tableau
4 3 (5.45%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) BT
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata
6 1 (1.82%) Workday