Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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.

Statistical Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 713 736 760
Rank change year-on-year +23 +24 -88
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 136 140 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 106 68
England median daily rate £481 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +33.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £250 £284 £211
90th Percentile £663 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £465 £494 £375
% change year-on-year -5.82% +31.67% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
England median hourly rate £12.50 £17.19 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.26% -47.12% +150.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £16.18 £18.44
90th Percentile £48.25 £19.56 £42.63
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £17.19 £32.50
% change year-on-year -27.26% -47.12% +150.00%

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 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 -17 83 £544 +6.62% 13
East of England -6 19 £407 +5.03% 1
South East +2 18 £374 -32.05% 2
Midlands +17 6 £381 +27.62%
North of England +50 5 £375 +7.14% 1
South West +14 5 - - 1
North West +20 4 £488 +27.04% 1
West Midlands +21 3 - -
East Midlands +2 3 £381 +27.08%
Yorkshire +8 1 £263 -20.45%
Statistical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 52 (38.24%) SQL
2 40 (29.41%) Python
3 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.12%) Finance
4 26 (19.12%) Visualisation
4 26 (19.12%) Machine Learning
5 22 (16.18%) SAS
6 21 (15.44%) Analytics
7 19 (13.97%) R
7 19 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (13.24%) Data Modelling
8 18 (13.24%) Degree
9 17 (12.50%) Linux
10 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 16 (11.76%) Big Data
10 16 (11.76%) Algorithms
10 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (11.03%) Data Mining
11 15 (11.03%) Data Analysis
12 14 (10.29%) Statistics
12 14 (10.29%) XML
12 14 (10.29%) Validation
12 14 (10.29%) Tableau
12 14 (10.29%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (10.29%) Predictive Modelling
13 13 (9.56%) UML
13 13 (9.56%) Java
13 13 (9.56%) Data Mapping
13 13 (9.56%) Scrum

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 22 (16.18%) SAS
2 6 (4.41%) Apache
3 5 (3.68%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.68%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.47%) Confluence
4 2 (1.47%) IIS
4 2 (1.47%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.09%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (6.62%) MS Visio
5 7 (5.15%) SPSS
6 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.74%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.74%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.68%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
1 2 (1.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) Big Data
2 15 (11.03%) Data Mining
3 12 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.62%) MySQL
6 8 (5.88%) Ingres
7 6 (4.41%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.41%) QlikView
7 6 (4.41%) Text Mining
8 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.21%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.21%) GIS
9 3 (2.21%) Power BI
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.47%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Cucumber
1 7 (5.15%) Gradle
1 7 (5.15%) Maven
1 7 (5.15%) TeamCity
2 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Banking
3 9 (6.62%) Legal
4 8 (5.88%) Front Office
4 8 (5.88%) Publishing
5 7 (5.15%) Retail
6 5 (3.68%) Marketing
7 3 (2.21%) Local Government
7 3 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (1.47%) Electronics
8 2 (1.47%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Analyst
2 30 (22.06%) Developer
3 19 (13.97%) Data Scientist
4 14 (10.29%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.82%) Data Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Information Officer
6 10 (7.35%) Information Security Officer
6 10 (7.35%) Security Officer
7 9 (6.62%) Python Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Report Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Process Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
12 4 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.29%) XML
2 11 (8.09%) Middleware
2 11 (8.09%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (8.09%) XSLT
3 9 (6.62%) Kafka
3 9 (6.62%) Pandas
4 8 (5.88%) NumPy
5 6 (4.41%) Django
5 6 (4.41%) Flask
5 6 (4.41%) Node.js
6 5 (3.68%) scikit-learn
7 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.21%) SciPy
8 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.47%) CSS
8 2 (1.47%) React
8 2 (1.47%) REST
8 2 (1.47%) Web Services
8 2 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.88%) Linked Data
5 7 (5.15%) Equities
5 7 (5.15%) Semantic Web
6 5 (3.68%) NHS
7 4 (2.94%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.47%) Eurex
9 2 (1.47%) Life Science
9 2 (1.47%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Derivative
10 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.74%) Equity Risk
10 1 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (5.88%) Windows
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.21%) Unix
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.12%) Machine Learning
2 26 (19.12%) Visualisation
3 21 (15.44%) Analytics
4 19 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (13.24%) Data Modelling
6 15 (11.03%) Data Analysis
7 14 (10.29%) Data Visualisation
7 14 (10.29%) Predictive Modelling
7 14 (10.29%) Statistics
7 14 (10.29%) Validation
8 13 (9.56%) Data Mapping
8 13 (9.56%) Scrum
8 13 (9.56%) UML
9 12 (8.82%) Data Integration
9 12 (8.82%) Data Transformation
9 12 (8.82%) Mathematics
9 12 (8.82%) Wireframes
10 11 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (8.09%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) SQL
2 40 (29.41%) Python
3 19 (13.97%) R
4 13 (9.56%) Java
5 8 (5.88%) Scala
6 7 (5.15%) SPARQL
6 7 (5.15%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) VBScript
8 3 (2.21%) C
8 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.21%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.21%) Perl
9 2 (1.47%) C#
9 2 (1.47%) C++
9 2 (1.47%) Tcl
9 2 (1.47%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.47%) VB6
10 1 (0.74%) AWK
10 1 (0.74%) Cypher
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.21%) PhD
6 3 (2.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.47%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CISA
8 1 (0.74%) CISM
8 1 (0.74%) CISSP
8 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (5.15%) QA
3 6 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.41%) SLA
4 5 (3.68%) OASIS TOSCA
5 4 (2.94%) PMO
6 3 (2.21%) GDPR
7 1 (0.74%) CDISC
7 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Cloudify
1 5 (3.68%) StackStorm
2 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) Tableau
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle
4 9 (6.62%) CA
4 9 (6.62%) IBM
5 4 (2.94%) HP
5 4 (2.94%) IFS
5 4 (2.94%) Motorola
5 4 (2.94%) Teradata
6 3 (2.21%) Google
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) Apple
7 2 (1.47%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.47%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.47%) Northgate
7 2 (1.47%) PayPal
7 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.47%) Sybase
8 1 (0.74%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.74%) Workday