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 3 months to 22 April 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 148 159
Rank change year-on-year +20 +11  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 26 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.49% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 29
Median daily rate £525 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.83% -14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.85 £16.75 £17.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% -5.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +200.00% -18.75%  

Statistics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2814 3046 4509
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.56% 87.50% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2164 2476 3483
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 39
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -30.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Statistics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 April 2017.

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 22 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 27 (45.00%) SQL
1 27 (45.00%) R
2 25 (41.67%) Python
2 25 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (38.33%) Analytics
4 22 (36.67%) Degree
5 20 (33.33%) Big Data
5 20 (33.33%) Finance
6 19 (31.67%) Java
6 19 (31.67%) Mathematics
6 19 (31.67%) Hadoop
6 19 (31.67%) Apache Spark
7 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 15 (25.00%) Scala
8 14 (23.33%) Machine Learning
8 14 (23.33%) PhD
8 14 (23.33%) Data Analysis
9 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
9 13 (21.67%) Apache Hive
9 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
9 13 (21.67%) Algorithms
10 10 (16.67%) Tableau
10 10 (16.67%) ETL
10 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.67%) Banking
11 9 (15.00%) Marketing
12 8 (13.33%) Kafka
12 8 (13.33%) Apache Pig
12 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (11.67%) SAS

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 19 (31.67%) Apache Spark
2 8 (13.33%) Apache Pig
3 7 (11.67%) SAS
4 5 (8.33%) WordPress
5 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.00%) Apache
6 3 (5.00%) Jupyter
7 1 (1.67%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (6.67%) SPSS
3 1 (1.67%) Stata
3 1 (1.67%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP CRM
1 5 (8.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) G Suite
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Big Data
2 19 (31.67%) Hadoop
3 13 (21.67%) Apache Hive
3 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
6 6 (10.00%) HBase
6 6 (10.00%) Neo4j
6 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (8.33%) Impala
7 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 4 (6.67%) KDB
8 4 (6.67%) Kdb+
8 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (6.67%) Tick Data
9 3 (5.00%) Data Lake
9 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
9 3 (5.00%) Flink
10 2 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Bower
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) ERwin
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Front Office
4 5 (8.33%) Publishing
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) International Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Billing
7 1 (1.67%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Data Scientist
4 7 (11.67%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Email Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.00%) HTML Email Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Kafka
2 7 (11.67%) CSS
2 7 (11.67%) HTML
3 6 (10.00%) scikit-learn
4 5 (8.33%) Flask
4 5 (8.33%) Pandas
5 4 (6.67%) NumPy
6 3 (5.00%) Akka
6 3 (5.00%) Bokeh
6 3 (5.00%) Matplotlib
6 3 (5.00%) SciPy
6 3 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (3.33%) .NET
7 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.33%) D3.js
7 2 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (3.33%) Node.js
7 2 (3.33%) React
7 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (21.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.33%) Equities
4 5 (8.33%) Fintech
5 4 (6.67%) TWAP
5 4 (6.67%) VWAP
6 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
6 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.33%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Analytics
2 19 (31.67%) Mathematics
3 14 (23.33%) Data Analysis
3 14 (23.33%) Machine Learning
4 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
5 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.67%) ETL
6 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.00%) CRM
6 6 (10.00%) Data Management
6 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.33%) Email Marketing
7 5 (8.33%) MapReduce
7 5 (8.33%) Operations Research
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (8.33%) Physics
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) R
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 25 (41.67%) Python
3 19 (31.67%) Java
4 15 (25.00%) Scala
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.67%) MATLAB
6 6 (10.00%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) C++
8 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.67%) HiveQL
10 1 (1.67%) Pig Latin
10 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) PhD
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) CCA
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) IFRS
3 1 (1.67%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Server
1 2 (3.33%) XenApp
1 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (5.00%) Netcool
3 3 (5.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Oozie
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Tableau
2 7 (11.67%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) hybris
5 3 (5.00%) Google
5 3 (5.00%) Hortonworks
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Teradata
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Optimizely
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
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