Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 517 662 723
Rank change year-on-year +145 +61 -66
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 74 161 161
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 95 104
Median daily rate £384 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.78% +12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £190 £205 £175
90th Percentile £555 £750 £900
UK median daily rate £384 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -14.78% +12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.44 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.40% -64.03% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24.64 £14.34 £18.24
90th Percentile £66.00 £35.75 £91.63
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £18.44 £51.25
% change year-on-year +122.40% -64.03% +2.50%

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 35,650 73,182 80,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.78% 87.60% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,807 48,655 53,466
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,178 1,910 2,132
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +12.87% -11.82%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.08 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +21.20% +12.51% -13.73%

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Statistical Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Statistical Analysis in England.

Daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Statistical Analysis in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Statistical Analysis in England.

Hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in England

Statistical Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Statistical Analysis in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +119 29 £363 -29.61% 11
South East +139 22 £475 +37.28%
East of England +68 14 £208 -51.74% 3
North of England +92 5 £344 -19.12% 2
South West +52 5 £400 -20.00%
North West +55 3 - -
Yorkshire +62 2 £344 - 2
Midlands +85 1 - - 1
West Midlands +62 1 - - 1
Statistical Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 33 (44.59%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (32.43%) Decision-Making
3 22 (29.73%) Python
3 22 (29.73%) Analytics
4 21 (28.38%) Power BI
4 21 (28.38%) Finance
4 21 (28.38%) Power Platform
5 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (27.03%) R
6 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
6 18 (24.32%) SQL
6 18 (24.32%) Data Analysis
7 16 (21.62%) Statistics
7 16 (21.62%) Visualisation
7 16 (21.62%) Data Science
8 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
8 15 (20.27%) Tableau
9 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (18.92%) VBA
9 14 (18.92%) Management Information System
10 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 13 (17.57%) Degree
10 13 (17.57%) Mathematics
11 10 (13.51%) Machine Learning
11 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
11 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
12 9 (12.16%) QA
12 9 (12.16%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (10.81%) Algorithms
13 8 (10.81%) SAS

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 8 (10.81%) SAS
2 4 (5.41%) R Markdown
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) SPSS
3 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.70%) UserZoom
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.38%) Power Platform
2 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.70%) AWS
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Azure
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) GCP
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) Power BI
2 5 (6.76%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.05%) Big Data
3 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.05%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.70%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.70%) GIS
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.35%) Ingres
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (1.35%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.05%) Local Government
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Electronics
6 2 (2.70%) German Language
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Law
6 2 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (2.70%) Police
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) Data Scientist
3 7 (9.46%) Data Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Performance Officer
4 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Pricing Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Power BI Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Risk Officer
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Tableau Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Functional Tester
8 2 (2.70%) Compliance Officer
8 2 (2.70%) Data Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) SAP BI Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Shiny
2 3 (4.05%) Keras
2 3 (4.05%) NumPy
2 3 (4.05%) PyTorch
2 3 (4.05%) scikit-learn
3 2 (2.70%) Leaflet
3 2 (2.70%) OpenLayers
3 2 (2.70%) Pandas
3 2 (2.70%) SciPy
4 1 (1.35%) Bokeh
4 1 (1.35%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) NetworkX
4 1 (1.35%) Seaborn
4 1 (1.35%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.35%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Decision-Making
2 22 (29.73%) Analytics
3 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (24.32%) Data Analysis
5 16 (21.62%) Data Science
5 16 (21.62%) Statistics
5 16 (21.62%) Visualisation
6 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.57%) Mathematics
8 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
8 10 (13.51%) Machine Learning
8 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
9 9 (12.16%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
10 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Project Management
12 5 (6.76%) Dashboard Development
12 5 (6.76%) Data Engineering
13 4 (5.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Python
2 20 (27.03%) R
3 18 (24.32%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) VBA
5 5 (6.76%) Java
6 3 (4.05%) C
6 3 (4.05%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.57%) Degree
4 5 (6.76%) PhD
5 4 (5.41%) DBS Check
5 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.05%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) CDISC
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Tableau
2 7 (9.46%) SAP
3 4 (5.41%) Cognos
3 4 (5.41%) Google
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) Mapbox
6 1 (1.35%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.35%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.35%) Facebook
6 1 (1.35%) RapidMiner
6 1 (1.35%) YouTube