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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistical Analysis
UK / England
Rank 514 545 522
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 69 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 46
Median daily rate £436 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +13.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +14.80% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +33.00%  

Statistical Analysis 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 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
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 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
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%  

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 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 +25 34 £450 -18.18% 21
South East +25 10 £450 +89.47% 4
East of England -7 9 £425 -15.00% 2
East Midlands - 6 £390 - 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £465 +43.07%
South West 0 3 - - 3
West Midlands +7 2 £313 -42.71% 2
North West - 1 - - 5
Statistical Analysis
UK

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 60 (38.71%) SQL
2 52 (33.55%) Python
2 52 (33.55%) Finance
3 45 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (27.10%) R
5 36 (23.23%) Machine Learning
6 33 (21.29%) Analytics
6 33 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (20.65%) Big Data
7 32 (20.65%) Microsoft
8 31 (20.00%) Algorithms
9 30 (19.35%) Degree
10 29 (18.71%) SAS
11 28 (18.06%) Data Mining
11 28 (18.06%) Statistics
11 28 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (18.06%) Hadoop
12 27 (17.42%) Mathematics
12 27 (17.42%) Java
13 26 (16.77%) C++
13 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
13 26 (16.77%) Data Analysis
13 26 (16.77%) Scala
14 25 (16.13%) Apache Spark
14 25 (16.13%) Marketing
14 25 (16.13%) Linux
15 24 (15.48%) Apache Hive
16 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
17 20 (12.90%) Project Management
17 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management

Statistical Analysis
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 29 (18.71%) SAS
2 25 (16.13%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.16%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.03%) MS Office
3 12 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (7.74%) SPSS
4 8 (5.16%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (3.87%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.58%) MS Project
6 4 (2.58%) Stata
6 4 (2.58%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.65%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.65%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (0.65%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.65%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.65%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.65%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (8.39%) GitHub
2 9 (5.81%) IaaS
2 9 (5.81%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Flurry Analytics
3 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) Kerberos
1 13 (8.39%) LDAP
2 10 (6.45%) Internet
3 9 (5.81%) DKIM
3 9 (5.81%) DMARC
3 9 (5.81%) SMTP
4 4 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.65%) Big Data
2 28 (18.06%) Data Mining
2 28 (18.06%) Hadoop
3 24 (15.48%) Apache Hive
4 10 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.81%) QlikView
5 9 (5.81%) Spotfire
6 7 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.87%) MySQL
7 6 (3.87%) Power BI
8 5 (3.23%) Ingres
9 4 (2.58%) GIS
9 4 (2.58%) Mahout
9 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.94%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.94%) SAS EBI
10 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
1 13 (8.39%) Jenkins
1 13 (8.39%) Maven
2 5 (3.23%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.65%) GoCD
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) JUnit
3 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (33.55%) Finance
2 25 (16.13%) Marketing
3 8 (5.16%) Banking
4 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.94%) Electronics
5 3 (1.94%) Legal
5 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (26.45%) Analyst
2 24 (15.48%) Data Scientist
3 21 (13.55%) Developer
4 13 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.10%) Data Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) Hadoop Engineer
8 9 (5.81%) Python Developer
9 8 (5.16%) Consultant
10 7 (4.52%) Big Data Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Market Risk Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.52%) Qualitative Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Quantitative Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Risk Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Risk Manager
10 7 (4.52%) Statistical Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Machine Learning Consultant
11 6 (3.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) D3.js
2 7 (4.52%) Web Services
3 6 (3.87%) NumPy
3 6 (3.87%) scikit-learn
4 5 (3.23%) Django
4 5 (3.23%) Flask
4 5 (3.23%) Middleware
4 5 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (1.94%) XML
5 3 (1.94%) XSLT
6 1 (0.65%) .NET
6 1 (0.65%) Drools
6 1 (0.65%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) Spring
6 1 (0.65%) Struts
6 1 (0.65%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 20 (12.90%) Credit Risk
4 14 (9.03%) Management Information System
5 12 (7.74%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.10%) Derivative
7 7 (4.52%) Market Risk
8 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.23%) NHS
9 5 (3.23%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.94%) PKI
11 2 (1.29%) Life Science
11 2 (1.29%) User Experience
12 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.65%) Fintech
12 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.13%) Linux
2 14 (9.03%) Unix
3 4 (2.58%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) HPUX
4 1 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (23.23%) Machine Learning
3 33 (21.29%) Analytics
4 28 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.06%) Statistics
5 27 (17.42%) Mathematics
6 26 (16.77%) Data Analysis
7 20 (12.90%) Project Management
7 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (11.61%) Validation
8 18 (11.61%) Visualisation
9 17 (10.97%) DevOps
10 16 (10.32%) Web Analytics
11 15 (9.68%) Data Engineering
12 14 (9.03%) Complexity Analysis
12 14 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (9.03%) Scrum
13 12 (7.74%) UML
14 11 (7.10%) ITIL
14 11 (7.10%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.71%) SQL
2 52 (33.55%) Python
3 42 (27.10%) R
4 27 (17.42%) Java
5 26 (16.77%) C++
5 26 (16.77%) Scala
6 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.39%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.45%) C
8 10 (6.45%) C#
8 10 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.87%) VBA
10 4 (2.58%) Cython
11 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.29%) Perl
13 1 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) Ruby
13 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (19.35%) Degree
2 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.87%) PhD
6 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.29%) ISEB
7 2 (1.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.58%) IFRS
2 4 (2.58%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.94%) GDPR
3 3 (1.94%) GPG13
3 3 (1.94%) ISO27002
3 3 (1.94%) PMO
4 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) vCloud
2 2 (1.29%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.29%) HDFS
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Ansible
1 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.39%) Puppet
2 5 (3.23%) Kibana
3 4 (2.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.39%) Hortonworks
2 13 (8.39%) Oracle
3 12 (7.74%) Tableau
4 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.52%) RapidMiner
5 7 (4.52%) SAP
6 6 (3.87%) HP
7 5 (3.23%) Cisco
7 5 (3.23%) VMware
8 4 (2.58%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.58%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.58%) ESRI
8 4 (2.58%) Software AG
8 4 (2.58%) webMethods
9 3 (1.94%) CA
9 3 (1.94%) Cognos
9 3 (1.94%) Minitab
10 2 (1.29%) IFS
11 1 (0.65%) Aareon
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