Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 167 186
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19 -8
Contract jobs citing Statistics 52 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.78% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 17
East of England median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £130 £173 £215
90th Percentile £629 £475 £505
England median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £14.73 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.22% +11.17% -64.90%
10th Percentile £33.25 £14.73 £11.13
90th Percentile £35.75 £14.73 £22.93
England median hourly rate £21.50 £14.73 £20.36
% change year-on-year +45.96% -27.64% -5.31%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4269 3972 4677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.73% 81.44% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2303 2727
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 323 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the East of England

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistics in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the East of England

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the East of England

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the East of England

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 16 £425 -22.73% 20
Hertfordshire -4 15 £400 +17.65% 1
Bedfordshire 0 13 £425 +26.87% 2
Essex -17 7 £604 +34.17% 4
Suffolk +11 1 - -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 23 (44.23%) Python
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) Mathematics
2 18 (34.62%) Analytics
3 16 (30.77%) R
4 14 (26.92%) Machine Learning
5 13 (25.00%) Linux
6 12 (23.08%) C
6 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.31%) Predictive Analytics
8 9 (17.31%) Service Management
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) Perl
9 8 (15.38%) JBoss
9 8 (15.38%) Oracle
9 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
9 8 (15.38%) Data Analytics
9 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
10 7 (13.46%) Windows
10 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.46%) C++
10 7 (13.46%) AWK
10 7 (13.46%) Degree
10 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
11 6 (11.54%) Physics
11 6 (11.54%) Retail
11 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
11 6 (11.54%) Predictive Modelling

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.38%) JBoss
1 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.54%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.69%) Confluence
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.92%) DHCP
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) MRTG
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.62%) Big Data
3 5 (9.62%) DB2
3 5 (9.62%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.92%) Impala
7 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
1 5 (9.62%) JMeter
1 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
1 5 (9.62%) The Grinder
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Retail
2 5 (9.62%) Games
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Law
5 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Data Scientist
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) DBA
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Performance Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) NumPy
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) J2EE
2 3 (5.77%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (5.77%) Qt
2 3 (5.77%) scikit-learn
2 3 (5.77%) SciPy
3 2 (3.85%) Keras
3 2 (3.85%) Pandas
3 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.85%) TensorFlow
3 2 (3.85%) Theano
3 2 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.77%) CAN bus
3 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) AIX
3 5 (9.62%) Unix
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Analytics
1 18 (34.62%) Mathematics
2 14 (26.92%) Machine Learning
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Predictive Analytics
3 9 (17.31%) Service Management
4 8 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
6 6 (11.54%) Physics
6 6 (11.54%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.62%) Mathematical Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Python
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) R
4 12 (23.08%) C
5 8 (15.38%) Perl
6 7 (13.46%) AWK
6 7 (13.46%) C++
7 5 (9.62%) Java
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 3 (5.77%) Cython
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.85%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) PhD
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Grafana
2 1 (1.92%) Cacti
2 1 (1.92%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Tableau
3 5 (9.62%) AppDynamics
3 5 (9.62%) Dynatrace
3 5 (9.62%) New Relic
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.92%) Meraki
6 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.92%) Polycom
6 1 (1.92%) RapidMiner