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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 397 410
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 200 231 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 132 140
Median daily rate £400 £365 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +0.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £189 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £613 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £343
% change year-on-year -1.40% +3.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.88 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.43% -3.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.75 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £17.38 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.99
% change year-on-year - -18.68%  

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 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92153 104845 92956
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 2673 2706
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +32 130 £450 +20.00% 67
South East -9 35 £343 -6.73% 9
North of England +59 17 £419 +34.00% 21
North West +26 10 £450 +50.00% 10
Midlands +14 10 £338 +255.26% 9
West Midlands +21 8 £325 +242.10% 5
Yorkshire +15 7 £419 +24.07% 9
East of England -4 7 £469 +4.16% 14
South West -9 2 £395 -10.98% 15
East Midlands -9 2 £375 +15.38% 4
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 194 (45.22%) SQL
2 135 (31.47%) Degree
3 115 (26.81%) Finance
3 115 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (26.57%) Python
5 110 (25.64%) Mathematics
6 108 (25.17%) Analytics
7 105 (24.48%) R
8 78 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 74 (17.25%) Big Data
10 70 (16.32%) Computer Science
11 65 (15.15%) Hadoop
12 63 (14.69%) Data Analysis
12 63 (14.69%) Machine Learning
12 63 (14.69%) Algorithms
13 58 (13.52%) Visualisation
14 53 (12.35%) Apache Spark
15 52 (12.12%) Java
16 51 (11.89%) SQL Server
16 51 (11.89%) SAS
16 51 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (11.66%) Microsoft
18 49 (11.42%) Windows
19 48 (11.19%) Tableau
20 47 (10.96%) Oracle
21 45 (10.49%) Management Information System
21 45 (10.49%) Data Management
22 44 (10.26%) Marketing
23 42 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
24 41 (9.56%) Banking

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 53 (12.35%) Apache Spark
2 51 (11.89%) SAS
3 24 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.17%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.17%) CMS
5 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.93%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.93%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.70%) Documentum
7 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) Confluence
8 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 78 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (8.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (5.83%) SPSS
4 24 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (3.03%) Stata
6 8 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (1.63%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.70%) EViews
9 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.47%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.47%) Weka
10 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Summit
3 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.10%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.63%) G Suite
3 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.17%) Office 365
4 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) AdWords
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Slack
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.23%) Flurry Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.56%) SSL
2 10 (2.33%) SSH
3 9 (2.10%) DHCP
4 7 (1.63%) DNS
4 7 (1.63%) PuTTY
5 6 (1.40%) Firewall
6 5 (1.17%) WAN
7 4 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.93%) FTP
7 4 (0.93%) HTTP
7 4 (0.93%) LDAP
7 4 (0.93%) tcpdump
7 4 (0.93%) VPN
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.70%) Internet
8 3 (0.70%) MPLS
8 3 (0.70%) SNMP
8 3 (0.70%) WinSCP
8 3 (0.70%) Wireless
9 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.25%) Big Data
2 65 (15.15%) Hadoop
3 51 (11.89%) SQL Server
4 42 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (9.32%) Data Mining
6 38 (8.86%) Relational Database
7 24 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.43%) Apache Hive
9 18 (4.20%) NoSQL
10 16 (3.73%) MS Access
11 14 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (3.03%) Power BI
12 13 (3.03%) QlikView
13 12 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (2.56%) MySQL
15 10 (2.33%) MongoDB
16 9 (2.10%) GIS
16 9 (2.10%) KDB
16 9 (2.10%) Kdb+
17 8 (1.86%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 20 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.43%) JIRA
3 9 (2.10%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.93%) ERwin
7 4 (0.93%) ProC
8 3 (0.70%) Bower
8 3 (0.70%) Selenium
8 3 (0.70%) Toad
9 1 (0.23%) Appium
9 1 (0.23%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.23%) GitLab
9 1 (0.23%) Maven
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.23%) Subversion
9 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (26.81%) Finance
2 44 (10.26%) Marketing
3 41 (9.56%) Banking
4 26 (6.06%) Retail
5 25 (5.83%) Front Office
6 22 (5.13%) Telecoms
7 18 (4.20%) Back Office
8 14 (3.26%) Legal
9 10 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.33%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.40%) Advertising
11 6 (1.40%) Electronics
12 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.93%) Billing
13 4 (0.93%) Games
14 3 (0.70%) Publishing
15 2 (0.47%) Local Government
15 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 148 (34.50%) Analyst
2 70 (16.32%) Data Scientist
3 64 (14.92%) Data Analyst
4 55 (12.82%) Developer
5 27 (6.29%) SQL Developer
6 22 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.66%) Consultant
8 15 (3.50%) Junior
8 15 (3.50%) SQL Analyst
9 14 (3.26%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 11 (2.56%) Insight Analyst
10 11 (2.56%) Senior Data Scientist
11 10 (2.33%) SQL Data Analyst
12 9 (2.10%) Administrator
12 9 (2.10%) Excel Analyst
12 9 (2.10%) Java Developer
12 9 (2.10%) Support Analyst
13 8 (1.86%) Qualitative Analyst
13 8 (1.86%) Quantitative Analyst
13 8 (1.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.83%) Web Services
2 24 (5.59%) .NET
3 20 (4.66%) Natural Language Processing
4 19 (4.43%) Entity Framework
5 16 (3.73%) .NET Framework
6 12 (2.80%) D3.js
7 11 (2.56%) Kafka
8 10 (2.33%) scikit-learn
8 10 (2.33%) XML
9 9 (2.10%) CSS
9 9 (2.10%) Pandas
10 8 (1.86%) HTML
10 8 (1.86%) NumPy
11 7 (1.63%) Flask
11 7 (1.63%) SciPy
12 5 (1.17%) Matplotlib
12 5 (1.17%) PySpark
13 4 (0.93%) Bokeh
13 4 (0.93%) Three.js
13 4 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 115 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (16.32%) Computer Science
3 63 (14.69%) Algorithms
4 45 (10.49%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.50%) Data Structures
6 14 (3.26%) User Experience
7 11 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.33%) PKI
9 9 (2.10%) Fintech
9 9 (2.10%) NHS
10 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.86%) Equities
10 8 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.86%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.86%) TWAP
10 8 (1.86%) VWAP
11 7 (1.63%) Derivative
11 7 (1.63%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.40%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.42%) Windows
2 30 (6.99%) Linux
3 27 (6.29%) Unix
4 13 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.33%) Android
5 10 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.93%) AIX
8 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.64%) Mathematics
2 108 (25.17%) Analytics
3 63 (14.69%) Data Analysis
3 63 (14.69%) Machine Learning
4 58 (13.52%) Visualisation
5 51 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (10.49%) Data Management
7 41 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (9.32%) Data Modelling
9 38 (8.86%) Economics
10 36 (8.39%) Validation
11 35 (8.16%) Data Visualisation
12 32 (7.46%) E-Commerce
13 28 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (6.29%) Migration
15 26 (6.06%) Scrum
16 25 (5.83%) Operations Research
16 25 (5.83%) Project Management
17 24 (5.59%) Statistical Analysis
18 23 (5.36%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 194 (45.22%) SQL
2 114 (26.57%) Python
3 105 (24.48%) R
4 52 (12.12%) Java
5 34 (7.93%) Scala
6 33 (7.69%) VBA
7 27 (6.29%) C++
8 26 (6.06%) C#
9 25 (5.83%) MATLAB
10 15 (3.50%) JavaScript
11 11 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.33%) Perl
13 9 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.40%) C
14 6 (1.40%) VB
15 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.93%) JCL
16 4 (0.93%) PROC SQL
16 4 (0.93%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 135 (31.47%) Degree
2 40 (9.32%) PhD
3 25 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 10 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.40%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.93%) CFA
10 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.93%) ISEB
11 3 (0.70%) CCNP
11 3 (0.70%) MBA
11 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.47%) MCSE
13 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.29%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.86%) SLA
3 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.93%) IFRS
3 4 (0.93%) QA
4 3 (0.70%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.70%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.47%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) CDISC
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.17%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.47%) Docker
5 2 (0.47%) HDFS
5 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
5 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
6 1 (0.23%) LXC
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) SCCM
2 3 (0.70%) FTK
3 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.47%) Netcool
3 2 (0.47%) Oozie
3 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) Terraform
4 1 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.23%) vMotion
4 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 50 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.19%) Tableau
3 47 (10.96%) Oracle
4 18 (4.20%) Google
5 16 (3.73%) SAP
6 12 (2.80%) Teradata
7 9 (2.10%) IBM
8 8 (1.86%) Cisco
9 7 (1.63%) HP
10 6 (1.40%) Huawei
11 5 (1.17%) Remedy
11 5 (1.17%) VMware
12 4 (0.93%) Apple
12 4 (0.93%) Cognos
12 4 (0.93%) McAfee
12 4 (0.93%) RapidMiner
12 4 (0.93%) Splunk
13 3 (0.70%) iManage
13 3 (0.70%) Mapinfo
13 3 (0.70%) Nuix
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