Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 718 688 761
Rank change year-on-year -30 +73 +17
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 135 163 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 94
England median daily rate £400 £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.76% +26.83%
10th Percentile £307 £241 £266
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.29% +112.39% -57.04%
10th Percentile £16.01 £15.54 £16.18
90th Percentile £52.75 £50.00 £19.36
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £17.19
% change year-on-year +23.29% +112.39% -57.04%

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 80,669 78,509 83,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.92% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,846 52,524 55,930
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,159 1,846 2,231
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.59%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -51 68 £400 -20.00% 27
South East +5 34 £425 +5.46% 13
Midlands -9 15 £338 -11.48% 4
South West -18 10 £413 - 2
West Midlands -12 9 £325 - 1
North of England -27 7 £400 +4.92% 8
East Midlands +14 6 £450 +18.03% 3
North West -16 5 £400 -3.03% 6
East of England -13 3 £349 -14.25% 2
Yorkshire -20 2 - - 2
Statistical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Statistical Analysis.

1 64 (47.41%) SQL
2 57 (42.22%) Python
3 54 (40.00%) Analytics
3 54 (40.00%) Data Science
4 50 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (31.85%) Mathematics
6 41 (30.37%) R
7 40 (29.63%) Big Data
8 37 (27.41%) Machine Learning
9 34 (25.19%) Finance
10 29 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (20.74%) Statistics
12 27 (20.00%) Degree
12 27 (20.00%) Visualisation
13 25 (18.52%) Tableau
13 25 (18.52%) Algorithms
14 24 (17.78%) Hadoop
15 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (16.30%) SAS
16 20 (14.81%) Apache Spark
17 19 (14.07%) Data Analytics
17 19 (14.07%) Data Mining
18 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (12.59%) Predictive Modelling
19 16 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (11.85%) Natural Language Processing
19 16 (11.85%) Decision-Making
20 15 (11.11%) Power BI
20 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
20 15 (11.11%) Unix

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 (16.30%) SAS
2 20 (14.81%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.48%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (10.37%) SPSS
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.22%) Stata
3 2 (1.48%) GNU Octave
3 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.48%) Global One
3 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.74%) Movex
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.37%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 10 (7.41%) GitHub
4 4 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (2.22%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (2.22%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.22%) SaaS
6 2 (1.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Network Security
2 4 (2.96%) Firewall
2 4 (2.96%) H.323
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) LAN
2 4 (2.96%) OSPF
2 4 (2.96%) PBX
2 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.96%) VoIP
2 4 (2.96%) WAN
3 2 (1.48%) 3G
3 2 (1.48%) 4G
3 2 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.74%) RTP
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.63%) Big Data
2 24 (17.78%) Hadoop
3 19 (14.07%) Data Mining
4 15 (11.11%) Power BI
5 14 (10.37%) MySQL
6 12 (8.89%) MongoDB
6 12 (8.89%) Relational Database
7 10 (7.41%) InfluxDB
8 8 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.19%) Qlik Sense
10 6 (4.44%) Impala
11 5 (3.70%) SAS EBI
12 4 (2.96%) Base SAS
12 4 (2.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (2.96%) Ingres
12 4 (2.96%) QlikView
12 4 (2.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.96%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) JIRA
2 10 (7.41%) Bitbucket
2 10 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) Hudson
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Retail
3 9 (6.67%) Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Marketing
5 6 (4.44%) Publishing
5 6 (4.44%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.70%) Law
6 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.48%) Advertising
8 2 (1.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (40.00%) Analyst
2 28 (20.74%) Data Scientist
3 19 (14.07%) Data Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Developer
6 10 (7.41%) Scrum Master
7 8 (5.93%) Administrator
8 7 (5.19%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Analytics Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Network Specialist
11 4 (2.96%) Python Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Data Business Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 3 (2.22%) Performance Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.48%) NumPy
2 2 (1.48%) Pandas
2 2 (1.48%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.74%) Drools
3 1 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.74%) Kafka
3 1 (0.74%) Keras
3 1 (0.74%) RESTful
3 1 (0.74%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 50 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (18.52%) Algorithms
3 14 (10.37%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.70%) Social Media
7 2 (1.48%) CMDB
7 2 (1.48%) Derivative
7 2 (1.48%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.48%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.74%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Unix
2 12 (8.89%) Linux
3 9 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.00%) Analytics
1 54 (40.00%) Data Science
2 43 (31.85%) Mathematics
3 37 (27.41%) Machine Learning
4 29 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (20.74%) Statistics
6 27 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.07%) Data Analytics
9 17 (12.59%) Predictive Modelling
9 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (11.85%) Decision-Making
11 15 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (10.37%) Migration
12 14 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (9.63%) Big Data Analytics
13 13 (9.63%) Data Architecture
13 13 (9.63%) Data Extraction
14 12 (8.89%) Statistical Modelling
15 11 (8.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.41%) SQL
2 57 (42.22%) Python
3 41 (30.37%) R
4 12 (8.89%) C++
5 11 (8.15%) Java
6 9 (6.67%) C
7 8 (5.93%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.22%) C#
8 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.22%) Scala
8 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.48%) Perl
9 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.48%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) PhD
3 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.74%) CISA
7 1 (0.74%) CISM
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.96%) GDPR
3 3 (2.22%) QA
4 2 (1.48%) PMO
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.74%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.48%) Docker
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.48%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) EnCase
3 1 (0.74%) FTK
3 1 (0.74%) Kibana
3 1 (0.74%) logstash
3 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Tableau
2 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.15%) Alteryx
4 10 (7.41%) New Relic
5 9 (6.67%) Teradata
6 5 (3.70%) Google
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle
6 5 (3.70%) SAP
7 4 (2.96%) Adobe
7 4 (2.96%) Brocade
7 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.96%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.96%) Foundry
7 4 (2.96%) Mitel
7 4 (2.96%) Sony
7 4 (2.96%) Workday
8 2 (1.48%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.74%) IBM
9 1 (0.74%) Sawtooth Software
9 1 (0.74%) Splunk