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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Predictive Modelling
UK / England
Rank 542 596 548
Rank change year-on-year +54 -48  
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 35 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.033% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 39
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34339 40363 38097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.94% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22721 26823 23995
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 995 1110
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Predictive Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 34 £450 -10.00% 6
South West - 1 - -
Predictive Modelling
UK

Predictive Modelling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 43 (58.90%) Python
2 40 (54.79%) R
3 37 (50.68%) SQL
3 37 (50.68%) Analytics
4 32 (43.84%) Data Modelling
5 25 (34.25%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (34.25%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (34.25%) Oracle
5 25 (34.25%) Degree
6 23 (31.51%) Netezza
7 22 (30.14%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (30.14%) Machine Learning
8 21 (28.77%) SAS
9 20 (27.40%) Data Management
10 19 (26.03%) Hadoop
10 19 (26.03%) C++
11 16 (21.92%) Teradata
11 16 (21.92%) Java
11 16 (21.92%) Statistics
11 16 (21.92%) Big Data
12 15 (20.55%) Relational Database
12 15 (20.55%) Mathematics
13 14 (19.18%) Sybase
13 14 (19.18%) DB2
13 14 (19.18%) SPSS
14 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (17.81%) Apache Hive
14 13 (17.81%) Data Quality
14 13 (17.81%) Apache Spark
15 12 (16.44%) Data Structures

Predictive Modelling
Top Related 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 21 (28.77%) SAS
2 13 (17.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) SPSS
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (26.03%) Hadoop
3 16 (21.92%) Big Data
4 15 (20.55%) Relational Database
5 14 (19.18%) DB2
6 13 (17.81%) Apache Hive
7 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
8 10 (13.70%) Data Mining
9 9 (12.33%) QlikView
10 8 (10.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 8 (10.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 7 (9.59%) Data Lake
12 4 (5.48%) Spotfire
12 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
13 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (4.11%) SAS EBI
14 2 (2.74%) Impala
14 2 (2.74%) Text Mining
15 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
15 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) JUnit
2 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Mockito
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Data Scientist
2 21 (28.77%) Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Data Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) Developer
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Data Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Netezza Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Architect
7 7 (9.59%) Data Architect
7 7 (9.59%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Oracle Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Teradata Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Agile Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Lead Data Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Machine Learning Developer
10 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Junior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (4.11%) SparkR
3 2 (2.74%) Keras
3 2 (2.74%) Pandas
3 2 (2.74%) scikit-learn
3 2 (2.74%) Theano
3 2 (2.74%) Torch
3 2 (2.74%) XGBoost
4 1 (1.37%) Drools
4 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.37%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) Spring
4 1 (1.37%) Struts
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Data Structures
3 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
4 9 (12.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.85%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.74%) Social Network
7 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Analytics
2 32 (43.84%) Data Modelling
3 25 (34.25%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (30.14%) Machine Learning
5 20 (27.40%) Data Management
6 16 (21.92%) Statistics
7 15 (20.55%) Mathematics
8 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (16.44%) Data Transformation
9 12 (16.44%) Scrum
9 12 (16.44%) SDLC
10 10 (13.70%) Data Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) Database Optimisation
10 10 (13.70%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
11 9 (12.33%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (12.33%) Statistical Analysis
11 9 (12.33%) Visualisation
12 8 (10.96%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) Python
2 40 (54.79%) R
3 37 (50.68%) SQL
4 19 (26.03%) C++
5 16 (21.92%) Java
6 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.85%) Scala
8 2 (2.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) PhD
3 2 (2.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Oracle
2 23 (31.51%) Netezza
3 16 (21.92%) Teradata
4 14 (19.18%) Sybase
5 10 (13.70%) Tableau
6 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.59%) RapidMiner
7 6 (8.22%) Alteryx
8 3 (4.11%) Cognos
9 2 (2.74%) Google
10 1 (1.37%) SAP