Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Statistics
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 421 442
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21 -1
Contract jobs citing Statistics 482 477 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 303 302
England median daily rate £422 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £215
90th Percentile £674 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 33
England median hourly rate £22.93 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.65% +65.38% -27.78%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.88 £54.75 £23.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% +65.38% -27.78%

Statistics 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 80,554 75,652 85,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.30% 85.77% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,592 49,896 56,961
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,170 1,871 2,069
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.53% +5.79% +8.82%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in England

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistics in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in England

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in England

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in England

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistics in England

Statistics
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 Statistics within the England region over the 6 months to 20 August 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 -29 258 £450 -5.26% 96
South East -31 72 £420 +21.74% 35
North of England -21 52 £420 +2.13% 17
Midlands -7 41 £329 -13.84% 19
East of England -1 33 £330 -22.35% 25
West Midlands -10 31 £293 -25.71% 13
South West -1 25 £375 -5.66% 18
North East +14 20 £525 +40.00% 3
North West -21 18 £390 -5.45% 10
Yorkshire -14 14 £375 -9.64% 4
East Midlands 0 10 £675 +86.21% 6
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 162 (33.61%) SQL
1 162 (33.61%) Python
2 159 (32.99%) Mathematics
3 156 (32.37%) Analytics
4 150 (31.12%) Data Science
5 143 (29.67%) Analytical Skills
6 136 (28.22%) Machine Learning
7 130 (26.97%) Degree
8 128 (26.56%) R
9 124 (25.73%) Finance
10 104 (21.58%) Computer Science
11 91 (18.88%) Big Data
12 85 (17.63%) Visualisation
12 85 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (15.15%) Microsoft
14 71 (14.73%) Algorithms
15 70 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
16 69 (14.32%) Data Analysis
17 67 (13.90%) Hadoop
18 62 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
19 61 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
19 61 (12.66%) Tableau
20 60 (12.45%) SAS
21 57 (11.83%) Apache Spark
22 56 (11.62%) Windows
23 53 (11.00%) Decision-Making
24 51 (10.58%) Marketing
25 49 (10.17%) SQL Server
26 46 (9.54%) Linux
27 45 (9.34%) Management Information System

Statistics
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 60 (12.45%) SAS
2 57 (11.83%) Apache Spark
3 33 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.56%) Apache
5 14 (2.90%) Jupyter
6 8 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.45%) CMS
8 5 (1.04%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.04%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.83%) Confluence
9 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.41%) Appian
11 2 (0.41%) IIS
11 2 (0.41%) nginx
11 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 61 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (7.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 35 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (4.15%) SPSS
5 14 (2.90%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.66%) Stata
7 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.83%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.41%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.21%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.21%) Finacle
3 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.21%) Movex
3 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.73%) Office 365
4 8 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.45%) OneDrive
6 6 (1.24%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.83%) Trello
9 3 (0.62%) AdWords
10 2 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.41%) IaaS
10 2 (0.41%) PaaS
10 2 (0.41%) SaaS
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Serverless
11 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.07%) Firewall
2 9 (1.87%) Skype
3 7 (1.45%) DNS
3 7 (1.45%) Internet
3 7 (1.45%) LAN
3 7 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.24%) Network Security
4 6 (1.24%) VoIP
5 5 (1.04%) SSL
5 5 (1.04%) WAN
6 4 (0.83%) DHCP
6 4 (0.83%) Intranet
6 4 (0.83%) OSPF
6 4 (0.83%) SMS
7 3 (0.62%) 4G
7 3 (0.62%) BGP
7 3 (0.62%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.62%) IPsec
7 3 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.88%) Big Data
2 67 (13.90%) Hadoop
3 49 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 40 (8.30%) Data Mining
5 35 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 30 (6.22%) Apache Hive
7 28 (5.81%) MongoDB
7 28 (5.81%) Power BI
8 26 (5.39%) Relational Database
9 23 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (4.36%) HBase
11 18 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (3.73%) MySQL
12 17 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.90%) Impala
14 13 (2.70%) Sqoop
15 12 (2.49%) QlikView
16 11 (2.28%) Spotfire
17 10 (2.07%) Qlik Sense
18 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.36%) JIRA
3 17 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.90%) PVCS
5 9 (1.87%) Maven
5 9 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.66%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.66%) IntelliJ
6 8 (1.66%) MSTest
7 7 (1.45%) Ranorex
8 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.41%) Ant
10 2 (0.41%) GitLab
10 2 (0.41%) Gradle
10 2 (0.41%) JMeter
10 2 (0.41%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.41%) RStudio
10 2 (0.41%) Selenium
10 2 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 124 (25.73%) Finance
2 51 (10.58%) Marketing
3 43 (8.92%) Banking
4 25 (5.19%) Retail
5 23 (4.77%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.90%) Electronics
6 14 (2.90%) Legal
6 14 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.70%) Games
8 12 (2.49%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.87%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.66%) Publishing
11 7 (1.45%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.24%) Front Office
13 5 (1.04%) German Language
13 5 (1.04%) Law
14 4 (0.83%) Back Office
15 3 (0.62%) Advertising
16 2 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 147 (30.50%) Analyst
2 104 (21.58%) Data Scientist
3 51 (10.58%) Data Analyst
4 44 (9.13%) Developer
5 23 (4.77%) Data Engineer
6 20 (4.15%) Business Analyst
7 17 (3.53%) Administrator
8 15 (3.11%) Architect
9 14 (2.90%) DBA
9 14 (2.90%) Insight Analyst
10 13 (2.70%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.49%) Service Manager
11 12 (2.49%) Support Analyst
12 11 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.28%) Trainer
13 10 (2.07%) Big Data Engineer
13 10 (2.07%) Data Architect
13 10 (2.07%) Data Insight Analyst
13 10 (2.07%) Insight Data Analyst
13 10 (2.07%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (5.60%) Kafka
3 22 (4.56%) XML
4 21 (4.36%) TensorFlow
5 14 (2.90%) Pandas
6 12 (2.49%) .NET
7 11 (2.28%) D3.js
7 11 (2.28%) Keras
7 11 (2.28%) Matplotlib
7 11 (2.28%) scikit-learn
8 10 (2.07%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 10 (2.07%) Unreal Engine
8 10 (2.07%) Web Services
9 9 (1.87%) Middleware
9 9 (1.87%) NumPy
9 9 (1.87%) Theano
10 8 (1.66%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.66%) MLlib
10 8 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (1.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (29.67%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (21.58%) Computer Science
3 71 (14.73%) Algorithms
4 45 (9.34%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (4.15%) Data Structures
7 19 (3.94%) User Experience
8 14 (2.90%) Smartphone
9 10 (2.07%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.66%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.45%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.45%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.24%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.24%) FMCG
12 6 (1.24%) Taxonomies
13 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.04%) Robotics
14 4 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.83%) Social Media
15 3 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.62%) Windows
2 46 (9.54%) Linux
3 30 (6.22%) Unix
4 16 (3.32%) Android
4 16 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.11%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.87%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.62%) MVS
8 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.62%) Solaris
8 3 (0.62%) VME
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 2 (0.41%) HPUX
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (32.99%) Mathematics
2 156 (32.37%) Analytics
3 150 (31.12%) Data Science
4 136 (28.22%) Machine Learning
5 85 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (17.63%) Visualisation
6 70 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (14.32%) Data Analysis
8 62 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (11.00%) Decision-Making
10 40 (8.30%) Data Analytics
10 40 (8.30%) Data Visualisation
11 35 (7.26%) ETL
11 35 (7.26%) Software Engineering
12 33 (6.85%) Data Management
13 32 (6.64%) Project Management
14 31 (6.43%) Data Modelling
15 30 (6.22%) Trend Analysis
16 29 (6.02%) Deep Learning
16 29 (6.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (33.61%) Python
1 162 (33.61%) SQL
2 128 (26.56%) R
3 38 (7.88%) Scala
4 36 (7.47%) Java
5 34 (7.05%) MATLAB
6 20 (4.15%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.15%) VBA
7 17 (3.53%) C#
8 16 (3.32%) C++
8 16 (3.32%) Perl
9 11 (2.28%) C
10 10 (2.07%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.04%) HiveQL
13 5 (1.04%) PHP
13 5 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 130 (26.97%) Degree
2 39 (8.09%) PhD
3 33 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.98%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (4.98%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.36%) Master's Degree
6 15 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.83%) MBA
8 4 (0.83%) MCSE
8 4 (0.83%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.62%) RHCE
9 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.41%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.41%) CCNP
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.21%) CCNA
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.34%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.32%) QA
2 16 (3.32%) SLA
3 13 (2.70%) GDPR
3 13 (2.70%) PMO
4 9 (1.87%) CDISC
5 6 (1.24%) IFRS
5 6 (1.24%) IFRS 9
6 5 (1.04%) GCP
7 2 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.21%) Basel III
8 1 (0.21%) GxP
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.11%) Docker
3 14 (2.90%) Apache Flume
4 12 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.07%) HDFS
6 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.62%) NFS
6 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.41%) IAG
7 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (2.90%) SCCM
2 6 (1.24%) Kibana
3 4 (0.83%) HP ALM
3 4 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.62%) Puppet
4 3 (0.62%) Terraform
5 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Brooklyn
6 1 (0.21%) Automic
6 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.21%) Marathon
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 73 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.66%) Tableau
3 26 (5.39%) Google
3 26 (5.39%) Oracle
4 16 (3.32%) Hortonworks
5 15 (3.11%) IBM
6 13 (2.70%) Cloudera
7 12 (2.49%) Cognos
7 12 (2.49%) SAP
7 12 (2.49%) VMware
8 11 (2.28%) HP
8 11 (2.28%) Splunk
9 9 (1.87%) Cisco
10 7 (1.45%) Teradata
11 6 (1.24%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.24%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.24%) Remedy
11 6 (1.24%) Reuters
12 5 (1.04%) Adobe
12 5 (1.04%) CheckPoint