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 25 June 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.

Statistical Analysis
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 586 560
Rank change year-on-year +100 -26  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 94 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.084% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 23 23
Median daily rate £388 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £266 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £810 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +316.66% -29.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +316.66% -25.00%  

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 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 +44 60 £343 -23.88% 19
South East +50 14 £403 -15.15% 5
East of England -1 11 £405 - 3
North West +29 3 £450 +18.42% 3
South West +1 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +21 1 £388 +19.23% 2
Statistical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 55 (33.74%) SQL
1 55 (33.74%) Finance
2 40 (24.54%) SAS
2 40 (24.54%) Analytics
2 40 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (22.09%) Degree
4 35 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
5 34 (20.86%) Python
6 32 (19.63%) R
7 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (17.79%) Big Data
9 28 (17.18%) Hadoop
10 27 (16.56%) Data Analysis
11 26 (15.95%) Machine Learning
12 25 (15.34%) Mathematics
13 24 (14.72%) Statistics
13 24 (14.72%) Tableau
14 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Excel
15 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
16 20 (12.27%) Scala
16 20 (12.27%) Apache Spark
16 20 (12.27%) Data Mining
16 20 (12.27%) UML
16 20 (12.27%) Project Management
16 20 (12.27%) Management Information System
16 20 (12.27%) Validation
16 20 (12.27%) Marketing
17 19 (11.66%) SPSS
17 19 (11.66%) Java

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 40 (24.54%) SAS
2 20 (12.27%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.29%) Apache
4 5 (3.07%) ArcGIS
4 5 (3.07%) CMS
4 5 (3.07%) Drupal
5 4 (2.45%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.23%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (11.66%) SPSS
3 17 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (6.75%) Stata
6 10 (6.13%) MS Visio
7 8 (4.91%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.84%) AdWords
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.61%) Flurry Analytics
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.79%) Big Data
2 28 (17.18%) Hadoop
3 20 (12.27%) Data Mining
4 12 (7.36%) MySQL
5 11 (6.75%) Ingres
6 10 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.13%) QlikView
7 9 (5.52%) Power BI
7 9 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.52%) Spotfire
8 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.29%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (3.07%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.07%) GIS
10 4 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.45%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.84%) SAS EBI
11 3 (1.84%) Text Mining
12 2 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Cucumber
1 7 (4.29%) Gradle
1 7 (4.29%) Maven
1 7 (4.29%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.23%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 55 (33.74%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Marketing
3 17 (10.43%) Legal
4 12 (7.36%) Banking
4 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.91%) Front Office
6 5 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.45%) Electronics
7 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.84%) Retail
9 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.23%) Law
9 2 (1.23%) Military
9 2 (1.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (33.13%) Analyst
2 26 (15.95%) Developer
3 24 (14.72%) Data Scientist
4 23 (14.11%) Business Analyst
5 15 (9.20%) Data Analyst
6 10 (6.13%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.91%) Python Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Architect
8 7 (4.29%) Consultant
8 7 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.29%) Risk Manager
9 6 (3.68%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Information Officer
9 6 (3.68%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (3.68%) Machine Learning Consultant
9 6 (3.68%) Security Officer
9 6 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Junior Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.36%) Middleware
2 11 (6.75%) Kafka
3 9 (5.52%) XML
4 7 (4.29%) XSLT
5 6 (3.68%) D3.js
5 6 (3.68%) Web Services
6 5 (3.07%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.45%) GraphX
8 3 (1.84%) Django
9 2 (1.23%) Flask
9 2 (1.23%) JSON
9 2 (1.23%) REST
9 2 (1.23%) WSDL
9 2 (1.23%) XSD
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Avro
10 1 (0.61%) Qt
10 1 (0.61%) scikit-learn
10 1 (0.61%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.27%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.04%) Algorithms
4 17 (10.43%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.75%) NHS
6 8 (4.91%) Equities
7 7 (4.29%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.68%) Derivative
9 5 (3.07%) Credit Risk
9 5 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (2.45%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.45%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.45%) User Experience
11 3 (1.84%) PKI
12 2 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.61%) Equity Risk
13 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
13 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
13 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.43%) Linux
2 13 (7.98%) Windows
3 7 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.61%) HPUX
5 1 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.54%) Analytics
2 35 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (16.56%) Data Analysis
5 26 (15.95%) Machine Learning
6 25 (15.34%) Mathematics
7 24 (14.72%) Statistics
8 20 (12.27%) Project Management
8 20 (12.27%) UML
8 20 (12.27%) Validation
9 17 (10.43%) Visualisation
10 16 (9.82%) Risk Management
11 14 (8.59%) Data Integration
11 14 (8.59%) Data Mapping
11 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.98%) Data Modelling
12 13 (7.98%) Programme Management
12 13 (7.98%) Requirements Management
13 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.36%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.74%) SQL
2 34 (20.86%) Python
3 32 (19.63%) R
4 20 (12.27%) Scala
5 19 (11.66%) Java
6 11 (6.75%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.52%) C
8 8 (4.91%) C++
9 6 (3.68%) VBA
10 3 (1.84%) VB
11 2 (1.23%) C#
11 2 (1.23%) Cython
11 2 (1.23%) Perl
11 2 (1.23%) VBScript
12 1 (0.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.61%) Lua
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (22.09%) Degree
2 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.29%) PhD
6 5 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.23%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CISM
9 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (4.29%) GDPR
3 6 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.68%) SLA
4 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.45%) PMO
5 3 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.84%) GPG13
6 2 (1.23%) CDISC
6 2 (1.23%) IFRS
6 2 (1.23%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.45%) vCloud
3 3 (1.84%) HDFS
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) vRealize
2 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.72%) Tableau
3 19 (11.66%) Oracle
4 10 (6.13%) CA
5 7 (4.29%) Google
5 7 (4.29%) HP
5 7 (4.29%) IBM
5 7 (4.29%) RapidMiner
6 6 (3.68%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.07%) Cisco
7 5 (3.07%) VMware
8 4 (2.45%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.45%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.45%) ESRI
8 4 (2.45%) IFS
8 4 (2.45%) SAP
8 4 (2.45%) Software AG
8 4 (2.45%) webMethods
9 3 (1.84%) Cognos
10 2 (1.23%) Motorola
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