Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Statistics
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 375 404
Rank change year-on-year -17 +29 +28
Contract jobs citing Statistics 578 612 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.75% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 364 361
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £200
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 20
England median hourly rate £21.50 £15.69 £20.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.01% -22.92% -5.31%
10th Percentile £14.39 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £30.58 £27.18 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £19.72
% change year-on-year +65.38% -34.06% -8.30%

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 80294 81883 85035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.16% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54019 54581 56048
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1877 2118 2511
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -45 311 £475 +3.26% 70
South East +1 113 £350 +21.63% 27
North of England +55 52 £350 -6.67% 17
East of England +17 51 £425 +25.00% 25
West Midlands +31 37 £325 -10.34% 7
Midlands +16 37 £325 -10.34% 12
North West +28 29 £325 -12.16% 15
Yorkshire +16 17 £408 +8.67% 2
South West -18 9 £433 +14.95% 5
North East +69 6 £300 -42.86%
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 212 (36.68%) SQL
2 170 (29.41%) Python
3 168 (29.07%) Analytical Skills
4 154 (26.64%) Mathematics
5 141 (24.39%) Degree
6 138 (23.88%) R
7 137 (23.70%) Analytics
8 106 (18.34%) Machine Learning
8 106 (18.34%) Computer Science
9 99 (17.13%) Finance
10 83 (14.36%) Big Data
11 80 (13.84%) Microsoft
12 73 (12.63%) SQL Server
13 67 (11.59%) Visualisation
14 65 (11.25%) Data Analysis
15 62 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
15 62 (10.73%) Data Modelling
15 62 (10.73%) Hadoop
15 62 (10.73%) Algorithms
16 61 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
17 57 (9.86%) Tableau
18 55 (9.52%) SAS
18 55 (9.52%) Validation
19 53 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
20 51 (8.82%) Telecoms
21 49 (8.48%) Linux
22 48 (8.30%) Data Management
23 46 (7.96%) Windows
23 46 (7.96%) Management Information System
24 45 (7.79%) Data Mining

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 55 (9.52%) SAS
2 44 (7.61%) Apache Spark
3 32 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.38%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.38%) ArcGIS
6 8 (1.38%) CMS
6 8 (1.38%) JBoss
7 5 (0.87%) Confluence
8 4 (0.69%) Apache
8 4 (0.69%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.35%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.17%) Smallworld
Applications
1 53 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.63%) SPSS
4 15 (2.60%) Stata
5 14 (2.42%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (1.04%) Weka
9 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.35%) EViews
10 2 (0.35%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.17%) Primavera
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.02%) Office 365
3 17 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.21%) AdWords
7 6 (1.04%) GitHub
7 6 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.87%) Slack
8 5 (0.87%) Trello
9 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.52%) npm
10 3 (0.52%) SaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.17%) Heroku
12 1 (0.17%) PaaS
12 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.67%) Firewall
2 22 (3.81%) WAN
3 20 (3.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (3.29%) DHCP
5 18 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (2.77%) VPN
7 15 (2.60%) Wireless
8 14 (2.42%) MPLS
9 13 (2.25%) Intranet
9 13 (2.25%) Skype
10 10 (1.73%) Internet
11 9 (1.56%) 4G
12 8 (1.38%) LAN
13 7 (1.21%) 3G
14 6 (1.04%) BGP
14 6 (1.04%) DNS
14 6 (1.04%) EIGRP
14 6 (1.04%) Multicast
14 6 (1.04%) OSPF
15 5 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.36%) Big Data
2 73 (12.63%) SQL Server
3 62 (10.73%) Hadoop
4 45 (7.79%) Data Mining
5 39 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.46%) Apache Hive
9 18 (3.11%) GIS
9 18 (3.11%) Power BI
10 17 (2.94%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.77%) MySQL
12 14 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (2.42%) Geospatial Data
12 14 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (2.25%) MS Access
14 12 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (3.81%) JIRA
2 21 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.38%) ERwin
5 6 (1.04%) JMeter
5 6 (1.04%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.87%) The Grinder
6 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.69%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.69%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.52%) Bower
8 3 (0.52%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.52%) PyCharm
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.17%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.17%) ProC
10 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 99 (17.13%) Finance
2 51 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 42 (7.27%) Marketing
4 33 (5.71%) Retail
5 32 (5.54%) Banking
6 25 (4.33%) Front Office
7 19 (3.29%) Legal
8 17 (2.94%) Electronics
9 16 (2.77%) Back Office
10 14 (2.42%) Manufacturing
11 12 (2.08%) Investment Banking
11 12 (2.08%) Publishing
12 9 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.21%) Law
14 6 (1.04%) Advertising
14 6 (1.04%) Games
15 4 (0.69%) Automotive
15 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 138 (23.88%) Analyst
2 101 (17.47%) Data Scientist
3 81 (14.01%) Developer
4 56 (9.69%) Data Analyst
5 30 (5.19%) SQL Developer
6 21 (3.63%) SSIS Developer
7 20 (3.46%) Python Developer
8 19 (3.29%) T-SQL Developer
9 18 (3.11%) Consultant
10 17 (2.94%) Database Developer
10 17 (2.94%) SQL Database Developer
11 16 (2.77%) Trainer
12 15 (2.60%) DBA
12 15 (2.60%) IT Trainer
12 15 (2.60%) Senior Data Scientist
13 14 (2.42%) Architect
13 14 (2.42%) Business Analyst
13 14 (2.42%) Data Engineer
13 14 (2.42%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (2.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.19%) .NET
2 27 (4.67%) Web Services
3 23 (3.98%) Pandas
3 23 (3.98%) scikit-learn
4 21 (3.63%) NumPy
5 20 (3.46%) Entity Framework
6 18 (3.11%) .NET Framework
6 18 (3.11%) Natural Language Processing
7 16 (2.77%) XML
8 14 (2.42%) SciPy
9 13 (2.25%) D3.js
10 12 (2.08%) HTML
11 11 (1.90%) MDX
12 9 (1.56%) Bokeh
12 9 (1.56%) ggplot
13 8 (1.38%) Kafka
14 7 (1.21%) CSS
14 7 (1.21%) Flask
15 6 (1.04%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.04%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 168 (29.07%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (18.34%) Computer Science
3 62 (10.73%) Algorithms
4 46 (7.96%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.63%) Data Structures
6 17 (2.94%) User Experience
7 16 (2.77%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.56%) NHS
9 7 (1.21%) CESG
9 7 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.21%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.04%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.04%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.04%) Social Media
11 5 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.87%) Linked Data
12 4 (0.69%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.69%) Music Streaming
12 4 (0.69%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.48%) Linux
2 46 (7.96%) Windows
3 16 (2.77%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.25%) Unix
5 10 (1.73%) Android
5 10 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.73%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.87%) AIX
9 3 (0.52%) HPUX
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.52%) Solaris
9 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (26.64%) Mathematics
2 137 (23.70%) Analytics
3 106 (18.34%) Machine Learning
4 67 (11.59%) Visualisation
5 65 (11.25%) Data Analysis
6 62 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (10.73%) Data Modelling
7 61 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (9.52%) Validation
9 48 (8.30%) Data Management
10 43 (7.44%) Physics
10 43 (7.44%) Project Management
11 41 (7.09%) Economics
11 41 (7.09%) Service Management
12 39 (6.75%) ETL
13 38 (6.57%) Data Visualisation
14 36 (6.23%) High Availability
15 34 (5.88%) Migration
16 32 (5.54%) Predictive Modelling
16 32 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (36.68%) SQL
2 170 (29.41%) Python
3 138 (23.88%) R
4 39 (6.75%) Java
5 34 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 33 (5.71%) C++
7 29 (5.02%) T-SQL
8 23 (3.98%) C#
9 22 (3.81%) Scala
10 15 (2.60%) Perl
10 15 (2.60%) VBA
11 14 (2.42%) C
12 13 (2.25%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.90%) PHP
14 8 (1.38%) AWK
14 8 (1.38%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 141 (24.39%) Degree
2 39 (6.75%) PhD
3 27 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (2.94%) CCNP
6 17 (2.94%) Postgraduate
7 16 (2.77%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.42%) Master's Degree
9 12 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (1.21%) CISM
11 7 (1.21%) CISSP
12 6 (1.04%) RHCE
12 6 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.87%) CCIE
13 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.09%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.94%) PMO
2 17 (2.94%) QA
3 14 (2.42%) SLA
4 8 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.21%) COBIT
5 7 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.87%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.52%) GDPR
9 2 (0.35%) GCP
10 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.17%) CDISC
10 1 (0.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 26 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.17%) IAG
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (1.73%) SCCM
2 6 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (0.87%) Ansible
3 5 (0.87%) Grafana
4 3 (0.52%) FTK
4 3 (0.52%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (0.35%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.35%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) Cacti
6 1 (0.17%) Graphite
6 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 80 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.86%) Tableau
3 42 (7.27%) Oracle
4 30 (5.19%) Cisco
5 20 (3.46%) Google
6 14 (2.42%) SAP
7 11 (1.90%) HP
8 9 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 9 (1.56%) VMware
9 8 (1.38%) Citrix
9 8 (1.38%) iManage
9 8 (1.38%) NetApp
9 8 (1.38%) Palo Alto
10 7 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.21%) Remedy
10 7 (1.21%) Reuters
10 7 (1.21%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.04%) Dell
11 6 (1.04%) Huawei
11 6 (1.04%) Teradata