Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 697 667 777
Rank change year-on-year -30 +110 -33
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 136 165 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 106 60
England median daily rate £375 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £175 £228 £246
90th Percentile £615 £600 £639
UK median daily rate £375 £415 £450
% change year-on-year -9.64% -7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
England median hourly rate £28.50 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.00% +163.16% -24.00%
10th Percentile £13.35 £50.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £65.90 £160.00 £43.10
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -43.00% +163.16% -24.00%

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 81,299 74,907 85,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.90% 85.02% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,026 49,306 57,151
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £266
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,237 1,961 2,071
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +13.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.60 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% - +16.28%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -49 81 £375 - 15
South East -25 26 £320 -24.79% 10
North of England -9 13 £375 -16.67% 7
North West -15 12 £400 -11.11% 2
South West +4 6 £450 - 1
East of England -8 5 £349 -16.90% 4
Midlands -8 5 £450 +24.14% 3
East Midlands +7 3 £450 +15.38% 2
West Midlands -27 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -20 1 £155 -64.77% 5
Statistical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 53 (38.97%) Analytics
2 51 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (34.56%) Python
4 46 (33.82%) SQL
5 44 (32.35%) Finance
6 40 (29.41%) Machine Learning
7 36 (26.47%) Data Science
8 34 (25.00%) Degree
8 34 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 32 (23.53%) R
10 30 (22.06%) Statistics
11 29 (21.32%) Algorithms
12 27 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (19.12%) Big Data
14 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
15 24 (17.65%) SAS
15 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (15.44%) Tableau
17 20 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (13.97%) Computer Science
18 19 (13.97%) Visualisation
19 18 (13.24%) Marketing
19 18 (13.24%) Project Management
19 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
19 18 (13.24%) Predictive Modelling
20 17 (12.50%) Process Improvement
20 17 (12.50%) Apache Spark
20 17 (12.50%) Power BI
20 17 (12.50%) Data Mining

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 (17.65%) SAS
2 17 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.41%) Apache
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.68%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (6.62%) SPSS
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) Stata
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.21%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (2.21%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.47%) Global One
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.74%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.88%) GitHub
4 5 (3.68%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (3.68%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.21%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (2.21%) PaaS
6 3 (2.21%) SaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) FTP
2 2 (1.47%) 3G
2 2 (1.47%) 4G
2 2 (1.47%) RTP
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) VPN
3 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.12%) Big Data
2 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 17 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 17 (12.50%) Power BI
4 16 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.62%) Base SAS
5 9 (6.62%) MySQL
6 8 (5.88%) InfluxDB
6 8 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.41%) MS Access
7 6 (4.41%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.41%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (2.21%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) JIRA
2 8 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.21%) Subversion
4 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (32.35%) Finance
2 18 (13.24%) Marketing
3 11 (8.09%) Retail
4 9 (6.62%) Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.94%) Publishing
7 3 (2.21%) Front Office
8 2 (1.47%) Advertising
8 2 (1.47%) French Language
8 2 (1.47%) German Language
8 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) International Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Analyst
2 23 (16.91%) Developer
3 20 (14.71%) Data Scientist
4 10 (7.35%) Data Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Administrator
6 8 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 8 (5.88%) DBA
7 6 (4.41%) Data Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Scrum Master
9 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Digital Performance Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Python Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.21%) Insight Analyst
10 3 (2.21%) SAS Consultant
10 3 (2.21%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.47%) Drools
3 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.74%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.74%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) CSS3
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) HTML5
3 1 (0.74%) Kafka
3 1 (0.74%) React
3 1 (0.74%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) scikit-learn
3 1 (0.74%) TensorFlow
3 1 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (21.32%) Algorithms
3 19 (13.97%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.62%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.68%) Credit Risk
7 5 (3.68%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.94%) User Experience
9 3 (2.21%) Blog
9 3 (2.21%) Fintech
9 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.47%) Social Media
11 1 (0.74%) Derivative
11 1 (0.74%) Equities
11 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.62%) Linux
2 5 (3.68%) HPUX
2 5 (3.68%) SUSE
3 4 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (1.47%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.97%) Analytics
2 40 (29.41%) Machine Learning
3 36 (26.47%) Data Science
4 34 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 30 (22.06%) Statistics
6 27 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (13.97%) Visualisation
10 18 (13.24%) Predictive Modelling
10 18 (13.24%) Project Management
11 17 (12.50%) Process Improvement
12 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (10.29%) Data Analytics
14 13 (9.56%) Data Analysis
15 12 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
15 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
15 12 (8.82%) DevOps
16 11 (8.09%) Migration
17 9 (6.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.56%) Python
2 46 (33.82%) SQL
3 32 (23.53%) R
4 16 (11.76%) VBA
5 9 (6.62%) MATLAB
6 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.41%) Java
8 5 (3.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.68%) Perl
8 5 (3.68%) Scala
8 5 (3.68%) VB
9 3 (2.21%) Korn
10 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.47%) C#
10 2 (1.47%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) PhD
4 6 (4.41%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.68%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.94%) ISEB
6 4 (2.94%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.21%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 2 (1.47%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.47%) CISA
8 2 (1.47%) CISM
8 2 (1.47%) CISSP
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) IFRS
1 5 (3.68%) IFRS 9
2 3 (2.21%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.21%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Prometheus
2 5 (3.68%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.74%) EnCase
4 1 (0.74%) FTK
4 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.44%) Tableau
3 8 (5.88%) Alteryx
3 8 (5.88%) New Relic
3 8 (5.88%) Oracle
4 7 (5.15%) Google
5 6 (4.41%) Adobe
6 5 (3.68%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.68%) HP
6 5 (3.68%) SAP
6 5 (3.68%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.94%) Workday
8 2 (1.47%) CA
8 2 (1.47%) Splunk
8 2 (1.47%) Teradata
9 1 (0.74%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.74%) Cognos
9 1 (0.74%) IBM
9 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com