Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Statistical Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 6 months to 17 January 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.

Statistical Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 697 668 750
Rank change year-on-year -29 +82 -68
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 139 166 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 62
England median daily rate £450 £501 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +43.21% -12.50%
10th Percentile £256 £299 £187
90th Percentile £650 £681 £518
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
England median hourly rate £12.50 £17.19 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.26% -38.63% +71.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £16.18 £19.38
90th Percentile £91.38 £19.56 £47.55
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £17.19 £28.00
% change year-on-year -27.26% -38.63% +71.36%

Statistical Analysis 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 78,144 76,040 80,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.59% 84.08% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,821 50,742 53,006
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 2,055 2,462
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Statistical Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
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 Statistical Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 -37 87 £500 -4.76% 33
South East -21 21 £440 -21.78% 8
East of England -14 16 £363 -19.44% 4
North of England +43 9 £375 +1.69% 5
North West +19 7 £375 -3.23% 1
South West +3 3 £218 -33.08% 7
East Midlands +1 3 £381 -39.00% 2
Midlands -2 3 £381 -10.29% 3
North East +53 1 £400 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £263 -20.45% 4
Statistical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 63 (45.32%) SQL
2 54 (38.85%) Python
3 37 (26.62%) Degree
3 37 (26.62%) Machine Learning
4 36 (25.90%) R
5 34 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (23.74%) Finance
6 33 (23.74%) Statistics
7 32 (23.02%) Analytics
8 29 (20.86%) Algorithms
8 29 (20.86%) Visualisation
9 26 (18.71%) Tableau
10 24 (17.27%) Mathematics
10 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (17.27%) SAS
11 23 (16.55%) Computer Science
11 23 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (15.11%) Actionable Insight
13 19 (13.67%) Data Mining
13 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (13.67%) Data Analysis
14 18 (12.95%) Master's Degree
15 17 (12.23%) Data Visualisation
15 17 (12.23%) Predictive Modelling
16 16 (11.51%) Data Modelling
17 15 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (10.79%) Hadoop
17 15 (10.79%) Big Data
17 15 (10.79%) Power BI
18 14 (10.07%) Amazon AWS

Statistical Analysis
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 24 (17.27%) SAS
2 10 (7.19%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.60%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (1.44%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.35%) SPSS
3 11 (7.91%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (5.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (4.32%) Stata
6 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.72%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (1.44%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Firewall
1 2 (1.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) DHCP
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) Data Mining
2 15 (10.79%) Big Data
2 15 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (10.79%) Hadoop
2 15 (10.79%) Power BI
3 8 (5.76%) MySQL
3 8 (5.76%) Qlik Sense
3 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.04%) Ingres
5 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.88%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.88%) QlikView
6 4 (2.88%) SAS EBI
7 3 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.16%) Spotfire
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.16%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.44%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Subversion
General
1 33 (23.74%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Marketing
3 8 (5.76%) Retail
4 6 (4.32%) Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Electronics
5 4 (2.88%) Front Office
5 4 (2.88%) Legal
6 3 (2.16%) Publishing
7 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.72%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (34.53%) Analyst
2 31 (22.30%) Data Scientist
3 24 (17.27%) Developer
4 20 (14.39%) Data Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.76%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Information Officer
7 6 (4.32%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (4.32%) Security Officer
7 6 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Process Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Report Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.88%) Data Entry Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Data Insight Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Insight Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Insight Data Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (7.91%) XML
3 8 (5.76%) Pandas
4 7 (5.04%) Middleware
4 7 (5.04%) NumPy
4 7 (5.04%) XSLT
5 6 (4.32%) Flask
5 6 (4.32%) Node.js
5 6 (4.32%) scikit-learn
6 5 (3.60%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.60%) Django
7 4 (2.88%) .NET
7 4 (2.88%) CSS
7 4 (2.88%) HTML
7 4 (2.88%) React
7 4 (2.88%) Regular Expression
7 4 (2.88%) TensorFlow
8 3 (2.16%) HTML5
8 3 (2.16%) SciPy
9 2 (1.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Algorithms
2 23 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (16.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.04%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.04%) Linked Data
3 7 (5.04%) NHS
3 7 (5.04%) Semantic Web
4 4 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.16%) Life Science
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) User Experience
6 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.44%) Derivative
6 2 (1.44%) Equities
6 2 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.44%) Eurex
6 2 (1.44%) Fintech
6 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.91%) Linux
2 4 (2.88%) Unix
3 1 (0.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.62%) Machine Learning
2 34 (24.46%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (23.74%) Statistics
4 32 (23.02%) Analytics
5 29 (20.86%) Visualisation
6 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (17.27%) Mathematics
7 21 (15.11%) Actionable Insight
8 19 (13.67%) Data Analysis
9 17 (12.23%) Data Visualisation
9 17 (12.23%) Predictive Modelling
10 16 (11.51%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.35%) Project Management
12 11 (7.91%) DevOps
12 11 (7.91%) Scrum
13 10 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (7.19%) Data Transformation
13 10 (7.19%) Statistical Learning
13 10 (7.19%) Validation
14 9 (6.47%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.32%) SQL
2 54 (38.85%) Python
3 36 (25.90%) R
4 13 (9.35%) MATLAB
5 10 (7.19%) Java
6 9 (6.47%) Gremlin
7 8 (5.76%) Perl
8 7 (5.04%) C++
8 7 (5.04%) Scala
8 7 (5.04%) SPARQL
9 6 (4.32%) VB
10 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.88%) AWK
11 4 (2.88%) C
12 2 (1.44%) C#
12 2 (1.44%) Korn
12 2 (1.44%) Tcl
12 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (26.62%) Degree
2 18 (12.95%) Master's Degree
3 7 (5.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (4.32%) PhD
4 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.88%) MBA
5 4 (2.88%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.88%) PMP
5 4 (2.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 3 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) CISA
7 2 (1.44%) CISM
7 2 (1.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.60%) OASIS TOSCA
3 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (2.16%) SLA
5 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.44%) GDPR
5 2 (1.44%) HL7
5 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Cloudify
1 5 (3.60%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) Tableau
2 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.47%) Oracle
4 5 (3.60%) CA
5 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.88%) Teradata
6 3 (2.16%) Google
7 2 (1.44%) Apple
7 2 (1.44%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.44%) IBM
7 2 (1.44%) IFS
7 2 (1.44%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.44%) PayPal
7 2 (1.44%) Sybase
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco
8 1 (0.72%) Progress
8 1 (0.72%) Vertica
8 1 (0.72%) Workday