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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
UK / England
Rank 365 396 361
Rank change year-on-year +31 -35  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 225 225 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 132 139
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £363
% change year-on-year -11.18% +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.81% -7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.20 £38.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £17.30
% change year-on-year +200.00% -24.85%  

Statistics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34805 40691 38449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.96% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23041 27009 24200
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1001 1126
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Statistics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in England

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 129 £506 +23.32% 68
South East +13 41 £338 -8.78% 16
Yorkshire +23 17 £369 -26.25% 7
South West +7 12 £250 -16.66% 6
North West +28 8 £275 -12.35% 15
East Midlands -5 7 £275 -8.33%
North East -7 5 £388 - 5
East of England -9 3 £500 +17.64% 12
West Midlands -5 2 £369 -7.81% 6
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 217 (40.79%) SQL
2 185 (34.77%) Python
3 163 (30.64%) R
4 154 (28.95%) Mathematics
5 153 (28.76%) Analytics
6 149 (28.01%) Degree
7 137 (25.75%) Analytical Skills
8 124 (23.31%) Finance
9 117 (21.99%) Big Data
10 98 (18.42%) Hadoop
11 95 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 91 (17.11%) Java
13 90 (16.92%) Machine Learning
14 87 (16.35%) Apache Spark
15 82 (15.41%) Algorithms
16 78 (14.66%) Scala
17 74 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
18 71 (13.35%) Visualisation
19 68 (12.78%) PhD
20 66 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
20 66 (12.41%) Relational Database
21 65 (12.22%) Marketing
22 59 (11.09%) Data Analysis
22 59 (11.09%) SAS
23 55 (10.34%) Banking
24 52 (9.77%) MS Excel
24 52 (9.77%) Oracle
25 48 (9.02%) Data Modelling
26 47 (8.83%) Data Mining
26 47 (8.83%) Microsoft

Statistics
Top Related 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 87 (16.35%) Apache Spark
2 59 (11.09%) SAS
3 24 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.14%) Apache Pig
5 14 (2.63%) CMS
6 11 (2.07%) Apache
6 11 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.69%) WordPress
8 8 (1.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.75%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.75%) Confluence
11 4 (0.75%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.56%) Drupal
12 3 (0.56%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.89%) MS Office
2 26 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (4.70%) SPSS
4 10 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.88%) Stata
5 9 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.50%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.32%) LaTeX
8 5 (0.94%) Weka
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.56%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.56%) GIMP
9 3 (0.56%) MS Project
10 2 (0.38%) EViews
10 2 (0.38%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.07%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (1.69%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.94%) Office 365
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.56%) SaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.38%) Slack
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) Flurry Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Trello
8 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.01%) DHCP
1 16 (3.01%) DNS
2 12 (2.26%) VoIP
3 7 (1.32%) GSM
3 7 (1.32%) SNMP
3 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.13%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (1.13%) GGSN
4 6 (1.13%) GPRS
4 6 (1.13%) LTE
4 6 (1.13%) SMTP
4 6 (1.13%) UMTS
5 5 (0.94%) 3G
5 5 (0.94%) 4G
5 5 (0.94%) Intranet
6 4 (0.75%) 2G
6 4 (0.75%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.75%) Internet
7 3 (0.56%) HTTP
7 3 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (21.99%) Big Data
2 98 (18.42%) Hadoop
3 66 (12.41%) Relational Database
4 47 (8.83%) Data Mining
5 44 (8.27%) Apache Hive
6 42 (7.89%) SQL Server
7 31 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (5.26%) NoSQL
9 24 (4.51%) MongoDB
9 24 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (3.20%) QlikView
10 17 (3.20%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.26%) Impala
12 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.26%) Parquet
13 11 (2.07%) Spotfire
14 10 (1.88%) Power BI
15 9 (1.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (6.39%) JIRA
2 29 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.88%) ERwin
5 8 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.94%) JMeter
6 5 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.94%) NeoLoad
6 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.94%) WebLOAD
7 4 (0.75%) Bower
7 4 (0.75%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.56%) Selenium
8 3 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.38%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.38%) Maven
10 1 (0.19%) Grunt
10 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 124 (23.31%) Finance
2 65 (12.22%) Marketing
3 55 (10.34%) Banking
4 38 (7.14%) Retail
5 36 (6.77%) Front Office
6 26 (4.89%) Telecoms
7 23 (4.32%) Back Office
8 16 (3.01%) Legal
9 13 (2.44%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.69%) Publishing
11 7 (1.32%) Advertising
11 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.32%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.75%) Automotive
12 4 (0.75%) Games
13 3 (0.56%) German Language
13 3 (0.56%) International Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Law
13 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 155 (29.14%) Analyst
2 91 (17.11%) Data Scientist
3 66 (12.41%) Data Analyst
4 58 (10.90%) Developer
5 34 (6.39%) Data Engineer
6 20 (3.76%) Big Data Engineer
7 18 (3.38%) Consultant
8 16 (3.01%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.01%) SQL Analyst
8 16 (3.01%) Web Analyst
9 15 (2.82%) Support Engineer
10 14 (2.63%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 13 (2.44%) Junior
11 13 (2.44%) SQL Developer
12 12 (2.26%) DBA
12 12 (2.26%) Hadoop Engineer
12 12 (2.26%) SQL Data Analyst
13 11 (2.07%) Administrator
13 11 (2.07%) Qualitative Analyst
13 11 (2.07%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.83%) Kafka
2 30 (5.64%) XML
3 28 (5.26%) scikit-learn
4 25 (4.70%) Web Services
5 23 (4.32%) HTML
6 22 (4.14%) Pandas
7 21 (3.95%) .NET
7 21 (3.95%) CSS
7 21 (3.95%) JSON
8 19 (3.57%) NumPy
9 16 (3.01%) D3.js
10 13 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
11 12 (2.26%) Apache Avro
11 12 (2.26%) JMS
11 12 (2.26%) SciPy
12 11 (2.07%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.07%) Entity Framework
12 11 (2.07%) Flask
13 10 (1.88%) Spark Streaming
14 8 (1.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 137 (25.75%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 82 (15.41%) Algorithms
4 31 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.95%) Credit Risk
6 13 (2.44%) User Experience
7 10 (1.88%) Fintech
7 10 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.69%) Derivative
8 9 (1.69%) NHS
9 8 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
10 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.32%) Equities
11 6 (1.13%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.13%) FMCG
12 5 (0.94%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.94%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.89%) Windows
2 29 (5.45%) Unix
3 28 (5.26%) Linux
4 16 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.13%) Android
6 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (28.95%) Mathematics
2 153 (28.76%) Analytics
3 90 (16.92%) Machine Learning
4 74 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (13.35%) Visualisation
6 66 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (11.09%) Data Analysis
8 48 (9.02%) Data Modelling
9 45 (8.46%) Economics
10 44 (8.27%) Data Visualisation
11 43 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 41 (7.71%) Data Management
13 36 (6.77%) Validation
14 34 (6.39%) Project Management
15 32 (6.02%) E-Commerce
15 32 (6.02%) ETL
16 31 (5.83%) ITIL
16 31 (5.83%) Scrum
17 30 (5.64%) Configuration Management
17 30 (5.64%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 217 (40.79%) SQL
2 185 (34.77%) Python
3 163 (30.64%) R
4 91 (17.11%) Java
5 78 (14.66%) Scala
6 36 (6.77%) MATLAB
7 34 (6.39%) C++
7 34 (6.39%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.70%) C#
8 25 (4.70%) VBA
9 9 (1.69%) Perl
10 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.32%) C
11 7 (1.32%) PHP
12 6 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.75%) VB
14 3 (0.56%) AWK
14 3 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (28.01%) Degree
2 68 (12.78%) PhD
3 31 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.69%) Postgraduate
6 6 (1.13%) CFA
6 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.56%) MBA
8 3 (0.56%) MCP
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.38%) HND
9 2 (0.38%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) CISA
10 1 (0.19%) GSEC
10 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.95%) Data Quality
2 19 (3.57%) SLA
3 15 (2.82%) QA
4 7 (1.32%) PMO
5 4 (0.75%) IFRS
5 4 (0.75%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.19%) COSHH
8 1 (0.19%) GDPR
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.75%) HDFS
3 3 (0.56%) Docker
3 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.38%) KVM
4 2 (0.38%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.38%) XenApp
4 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) LXC
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Kibana
1 5 (0.94%) Netcool
1 5 (0.94%) Oozie
1 5 (0.94%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.56%) Puppet
3 3 (0.56%) SCOM
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.38%) Control-M
4 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (9.77%) Oracle
2 47 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 46 (8.65%) Tableau
4 17 (3.20%) Teradata
5 15 (2.82%) Huawei
6 14 (2.63%) SAP
7 12 (2.26%) Adobe
8 11 (2.07%) Google
9 10 (1.88%) IBM
10 7 (1.32%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.13%) HP
12 5 (0.94%) Citrix
12 5 (0.94%) hybris
12 5 (0.94%) Optimizely
12 5 (0.94%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.75%) Cognos
13 4 (0.75%) RapidMiner
13 4 (0.75%) Splunk
13 4 (0.75%) VMware
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