The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 39 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.42% 2.23% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.80% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £250 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -11.18% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 222 214 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.00% 79.55% 66.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 125 132
Median daily rate £340 £275 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -17.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% +150.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £33.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £43.50 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Leicestershire

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Leicestershire

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leicester -5 3 £250 -23.07%
Statistics
East Midlands

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Blackboard
2 3 (75.00%) Social Media
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) VLE
3 1 (25.00%) ANOVA
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Minitab
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SPSS
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Python

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Communications Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Communications Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Communications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (75.00%) Social Media
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ANOVA
2 1 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Minitab