Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Predictive Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Predictive Modelling over the 6 months to 25 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.

Predictive Modelling
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 759 813
Rank change year-on-year +3 +54 -32
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 102 106 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 43
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £315 £294 £290
90th Percentile £670 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £37.00 - -

Predictive Modelling 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79683 81844 85742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.64% 84.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53609 54535 56490
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1850 2147 2521
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.31 £11.29
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.44% +18.42%

Predictive Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Predictive Modelling as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Modelling in England

Predictive Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Predictive Modelling in England

Predictive Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Predictive Modelling in England

Predictive Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Predictive Modelling in England

Predictive Modelling
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling within the England region over the 6 months to 25 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
London -32 70 £500 +11.11% 14
South East +3 12 £350 -2.10% 4
East of England -4 8 £603 +91.27% 1
Midlands +31 7 £369 -15.71%
North of England +49 5 £408 -4.06% 2
East Midlands +4 4 £275 -
Yorkshire - 4 £426 -
West Midlands +29 3 £450 +2.86%
North West +23 1 £375 -11.76% 2
South West - 1 - -
Predictive Modelling
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Predictive Modelling 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 England region with a requirement for Predictive Modelling.

1 58 (56.86%) Python
2 53 (51.96%) Machine Learning
2 53 (51.96%) Analytics
3 39 (38.24%) R
4 36 (35.29%) Big Data
5 35 (34.31%) Apache Spark
6 34 (33.33%) SQL
6 34 (33.33%) Degree
7 31 (30.39%) Statistics
8 28 (27.45%) Hadoop
9 27 (26.47%) Mathematics
10 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
12 21 (20.59%) Visualisation
12 21 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (19.61%) Tableau
14 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
14 19 (18.63%) Predictive Analytics
15 18 (17.65%) Marketing
16 17 (16.67%) Algorithms
16 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (15.69%) SAS
18 15 (14.71%) CRM
18 15 (14.71%) Amazon Redshift
19 14 (13.73%) Apache Hive
19 14 (13.73%) Business Analytics
19 14 (13.73%) Statistical Analysis
20 13 (12.75%) ETL
20 13 (12.75%) Finance

Predictive Modelling
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 35 (34.31%) Apache Spark
2 16 (15.69%) SAS
3 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.84%) CMS
5 7 (6.86%) MS Project Server
6 5 (4.90%) Apache Pig
6 5 (4.90%) Confluence
7 2 (1.96%) Apache
7 2 (1.96%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.90%) SPSS
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.98%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.84%) GitHub
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.29%) Big Data
2 28 (27.45%) Hadoop
3 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
4 15 (14.71%) Amazon Redshift
5 14 (13.73%) Apache Hive
6 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.88%) Data Lake
7 6 (5.88%) Data Mining
7 6 (5.88%) Power BI
8 5 (4.90%) OLAP
8 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.92%) IBM PureData
9 4 (3.92%) Impala
9 4 (3.92%) QlikView
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (3.92%) Sqoop
9 4 (3.92%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) JIRA
2 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) RStudio
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 18 (17.65%) Marketing
2 13 (12.75%) Finance
3 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.78%) Retail
5 5 (4.90%) Front Office
6 3 (2.94%) Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Law
7 1 (0.98%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Data Scientist
2 17 (16.67%) Analyst
2 17 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 11 (10.78%) Data Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.82%) Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (3.92%) Customer Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Junior
9 3 (2.94%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) SSAS Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Big Data Manager
10 2 (1.96%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (1.96%) Insight Analyst
10 2 (1.96%) Marketing Project Manager
10 2 (1.96%) SAS Data Analyst
10 2 (1.96%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (1.96%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) Pandas
2 9 (8.82%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (8.82%) PySpark
2 9 (8.82%) scikit-learn
3 7 (6.86%) NumPy
4 4 (3.92%) Kafka
4 4 (3.92%) TensorFlow
5 3 (2.94%) MLlib
5 3 (2.94%) RHadoop
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Avro
6 2 (1.96%) CSS
6 2 (1.96%) D3.js
6 2 (1.96%) HTML
6 2 (1.96%) Keras
6 2 (1.96%) Torch
6 2 (1.96%) Web Services
6 2 (1.96%) WebHDFS
7 1 (0.98%) Bokeh
7 1 (0.98%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.98%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.82%) Social Media
4 6 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.90%) Linked Data
5 5 (4.90%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.98%) Life Science
7 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.98%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.98%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Analytics
1 53 (51.96%) Machine Learning
2 31 (30.39%) Statistics
3 27 (26.47%) Mathematics
4 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (20.59%) Visualisation
7 19 (18.63%) Predictive Analytics
8 15 (14.71%) CRM
9 14 (13.73%) Business Analytics
9 14 (13.73%) Statistical Analysis
10 13 (12.75%) ETL
11 12 (11.76%) Data Modelling
11 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.76%) Scrum
11 12 (11.76%) SDLC
12 10 (9.80%) Actionable Insight
12 10 (9.80%) Creative Thinking
12 10 (9.80%) Data Integration
13 9 (8.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.86%) Python
2 39 (38.24%) R
3 34 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (4.90%) Java
4 5 (4.90%) MATLAB
4 5 (4.90%) SPARQL
5 4 (3.92%) C#
5 4 (3.92%) Scala
5 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.96%) C++
6 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) AWK
7 1 (0.98%) HiveQL
7 1 (0.98%) Ruby
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.88%) PMP
3 5 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.90%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.92%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Apache Flume
1 4 (3.92%) HDFS
2 3 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Oozie
2 2 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.61%) Tableau
3 10 (9.80%) Cloudera
4 5 (4.90%) Alteryx
4 5 (4.90%) Netezza
5 4 (3.92%) IBM
5 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.94%) Google
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle
7 2 (1.96%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.98%) Adobe
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos
8 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.98%) RapidMiner
8 1 (0.98%) Sybase
8 1 (0.98%) Teradata