Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 391 384
Rank change year-on-year -51 -7 +27
Contract jobs citing Statistics 472 574 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 366 365
England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £231 £234 £219
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 34
England median hourly rate £22.93 £21.50 £15.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.65% +37.01% -22.92%
10th Percentile £13.74 £14.39 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £30.58 £27.18
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +6.65% +65.38% -36.14%

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 80,882 80,687 83,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.93% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,167 54,188 55,835
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £648 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,057 1,917 2,252
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -42 243 £475 - 106
South East -53 71 £428 +22.14% 22
North of England -24 50 £469 +33.93% 28
East of England -1 39 £350 -17.65% 19
South West -5 38 £325 -24.86% 13
Midlands -19 30 £330 +1.54% 17
West Midlands -34 23 £315 -3.08% 13
North West -22 22 £405 +24.62% 13
North East +6 16 £500 +66.67% 4
Yorkshire -9 13 £475 +16.56% 11
East Midlands - 6 £425 - 4
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 173 (36.65%) SQL
2 170 (36.02%) Analytics
3 166 (35.17%) Mathematics
4 155 (32.84%) Degree
5 147 (31.14%) Analytical Skills
6 141 (29.87%) Data Science
7 140 (29.66%) Python
8 129 (27.33%) Machine Learning
9 123 (26.06%) Finance
10 113 (23.94%) Computer Science
11 109 (23.09%) R
12 99 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (19.70%) Algorithms
14 83 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
15 81 (17.16%) Big Data
16 71 (15.04%) Visualisation
16 71 (15.04%) Microsoft
17 65 (13.77%) Data Analysis
18 63 (13.35%) SAS
18 63 (13.35%) Hadoop
19 58 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
20 55 (11.65%) PhD
21 53 (11.23%) Marketing
22 50 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
22 50 (10.59%) Windows
22 50 (10.59%) Data Quality
22 50 (10.59%) Apache Spark
23 45 (9.53%) MATLAB
23 45 (9.53%) SQL Server
23 45 (9.53%) ETL

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 63 (13.35%) SAS
2 50 (10.59%) Apache Spark
3 21 (4.45%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.97%) Apache
5 13 (2.75%) CMS
6 9 (1.91%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.42%) Appian
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) Confluence
10 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.21%) nginx
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (4.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (4.66%) SPSS
4 13 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.27%) Stata
6 2 (0.42%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.21%) Movex
2 1 (0.21%) OPENContractor
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 10 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (1.27%) MailChimp
5 6 (1.27%) PaaS
6 5 (1.06%) Office 365
7 4 (0.85%) IaaS
7 4 (0.85%) Trello
8 3 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.64%) Amazon SageMaker
8 3 (0.64%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.64%) SaaS
9 2 (0.42%) AdWords
9 2 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.21%) Serverless
10 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.54%) Firewall
2 10 (2.12%) LAN
2 10 (2.12%) WAN
3 8 (1.69%) Internet
4 7 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.27%) DHCP
5 6 (1.27%) DNS
5 6 (1.27%) Wireless
6 5 (1.06%) MPLS
6 5 (1.06%) Network Security
6 5 (1.06%) OSPF
6 5 (1.06%) VoIP
6 5 (1.06%) VPN
7 4 (0.85%) 4G
7 4 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.85%) H.323
7 4 (0.85%) Intranet
7 4 (0.85%) PBX
8 3 (0.64%) NAS
8 3 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.16%) Big Data
2 63 (13.35%) Hadoop
3 45 (9.53%) SQL Server
4 39 (8.26%) Data Mining
5 26 (5.51%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.30%) NoSQL
7 23 (4.87%) Power BI
8 21 (4.45%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (4.24%) Apache Hive
9 20 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.18%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.54%) HBase
12 12 (2.54%) Sqoop
13 11 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.91%) Impala
15 7 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.48%) Spotfire
15 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.54%) JIRA
3 11 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.12%) MSTest
5 9 (1.91%) Maven
5 9 (1.91%) Ranorex
6 8 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.69%) IntelliJ
7 7 (1.48%) PVCS
8 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.42%) Ant
9 2 (0.42%) Gradle
9 2 (0.42%) JMeter
9 2 (0.42%) Selenium
10 1 (0.21%) JUnit
10 1 (0.21%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.21%) TestRail
General
1 123 (26.06%) Finance
2 53 (11.23%) Marketing
3 40 (8.47%) Banking
4 27 (5.72%) Retail
5 22 (4.66%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.54%) Electronics
8 11 (2.33%) Law
9 10 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.12%) Legal
10 9 (1.91%) Front Office
11 8 (1.69%) Investment Banking
12 7 (1.48%) Advertising
12 7 (1.48%) Back Office
12 7 (1.48%) Publishing
13 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
14 5 (1.06%) French Language
14 5 (1.06%) Games
14 5 (1.06%) German Language
14 5 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (23.31%) Analyst
2 108 (22.88%) Data Scientist
3 49 (10.38%) Developer
4 41 (8.69%) Data Analyst
5 19 (4.03%) Architect
6 15 (3.18%) Business Analyst
6 15 (3.18%) Software Engineer
7 14 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (2.54%) Data Engineer
8 12 (2.54%) Insight Analyst
8 12 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (2.33%) Senior Data Scientist
10 10 (2.12%) Service Manager
11 9 (1.91%) Administrator
11 9 (1.91%) Analytics Manager
11 9 (1.91%) Data Architect
12 8 (1.69%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (1.69%) DBA
12 8 (1.69%) MATLAB Developer
12 8 (1.69%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.20%) Natural Language Processing
2 25 (5.30%) XML
3 22 (4.66%) TensorFlow
4 21 (4.45%) .NET
4 21 (4.45%) Kafka
5 19 (4.03%) Keras
6 15 (3.18%) scikit-learn
7 12 (2.54%) Theano
8 11 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.33%) Caffe
9 10 (2.12%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.12%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.12%) MLlib
9 10 (2.12%) WCF
9 10 (2.12%) WPF
10 9 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (1.91%) WinForms
11 8 (1.69%) Entity Framework
11 8 (1.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 147 (31.14%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (23.94%) Computer Science
3 93 (19.70%) Algorithms
4 31 (6.57%) Management Information System
5 25 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.97%) Social Media
7 11 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.33%) EPoS
7 11 (2.33%) User Experience
8 10 (2.12%) FMCG
9 8 (1.69%) Blog
10 7 (1.48%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.48%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.27%) Photography
11 6 (1.27%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.06%) NHS
12 5 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
12 5 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.59%) Windows
2 40 (8.47%) Linux
3 34 (7.20%) Unix
4 15 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.48%) Android
5 7 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.42%) Solaris
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (36.02%) Analytics
2 166 (35.17%) Mathematics
3 141 (29.87%) Data Science
4 129 (27.33%) Machine Learning
5 99 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
7 71 (15.04%) Visualisation
8 65 (13.77%) Data Analysis
9 58 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (9.53%) ETL
11 44 (9.32%) Decision-Making
12 38 (8.05%) Data Analytics
13 36 (7.63%) Operations Research
14 35 (7.42%) Data Modelling
14 35 (7.42%) Deep Learning
14 35 (7.42%) ITIL
15 33 (6.99%) Physics
16 30 (6.36%) Data Visualisation
16 30 (6.36%) Economics
17 29 (6.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 173 (36.65%) SQL
2 140 (29.66%) Python
3 109 (23.09%) R
4 45 (9.53%) MATLAB
5 31 (6.57%) Scala
6 26 (5.51%) Java
7 23 (4.87%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.24%) C#
9 19 (4.03%) C++
10 17 (3.60%) VBA
11 10 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.91%) C
13 8 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.48%) Perl
15 5 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.85%) PHP
17 2 (0.42%) ABAP
17 2 (0.42%) AWK
17 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (32.84%) Degree
2 55 (11.65%) PhD
3 32 (6.78%) Master's Degree
4 26 (5.51%) Security Cleared
5 25 (5.30%) Numerate Degree
6 19 (4.03%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.85%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.85%) CCNA
9 4 (0.85%) CCNP
9 4 (0.85%) MBA
9 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.64%) MCSE
11 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.42%) CFA
11 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.59%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.45%) QA
3 17 (3.60%) SLA
4 6 (1.27%) CDISC
4 6 (1.27%) GDPR
4 6 (1.27%) IFRS
4 6 (1.27%) IFRS 9
4 6 (1.27%) PMO
5 5 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.21%) Basel III
6 1 (0.21%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.54%) Apache Flume
3 11 (2.33%) HDFS
4 8 (1.69%) Docker
5 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.42%) XenApp
7 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) IAG
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) Samba
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.85%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.85%) SCCM
3 3 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.64%) Netcool
3 3 (0.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.64%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.42%) SCOM
4 2 (0.42%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Brooklyn
5 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.21%) Marathon
5 1 (0.21%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.21%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.90%) Tableau
3 34 (7.20%) Google
4 33 (6.99%) Oracle
5 18 (3.81%) Adobe
6 15 (3.18%) Hortonworks
7 12 (2.54%) SAP
8 10 (2.12%) Cisco
9 9 (1.91%) Facebook
9 9 (1.91%) VMware
10 8 (1.69%) HP
11 7 (1.48%) Cognos
12 6 (1.27%) Hootsuite
12 6 (1.27%) Twitter
13 5 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.06%) Cloudera
13 5 (1.06%) Databricks
13 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.06%) Splunk
13 5 (1.06%) TOWER Software