Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Statistical Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Statistical Analysis
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 498 537
Rank change year-on-year -45 +39 -1
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 92 94 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 77 32
London median daily rate £500 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £187
90th Percentile £675 £913 £556
England median daily rate £450 £503 £344
% change year-on-year -10.45% +46.18% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
London median hourly rate £55.25 £18.76 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.47% -29.20% +52.78%
10th Percentile £30.78 £16.99 £25.30
90th Percentile £85.13 £20.04 £27.70
England median hourly rate £12.50 £17.19 £36.75
% change year-on-year -27.26% -53.24% +124.91%

Statistical Analysis 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,668 35,687 37,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.02% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,976 25,669 26,661
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £299
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 425 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Statistical Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in London

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in London

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in London

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in London

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in London

Statistical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Central London -17 12 £375 -28.57% 7
West London -25 8 £310 -9.82% 4
East London -14 1 £250 -57.63% 1
Statistical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis 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 London region with a requirement for Statistical Analysis.

1 41 (44.57%) SQL
1 41 (44.57%) Python
2 31 (33.70%) Machine Learning
3 29 (31.52%) R
4 28 (30.43%) Finance
4 28 (30.43%) Statistics
5 26 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (27.17%) SAS
6 25 (27.17%) Degree
7 24 (26.09%) Analytics
8 23 (25.00%) Tableau
8 23 (25.00%) Visualisation
9 22 (23.91%) Algorithms
10 20 (21.74%) Computer Science
11 19 (20.65%) Mathematics
12 15 (16.30%) Data Visualisation
13 14 (15.22%) Predictive Modelling
13 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (15.22%) Power BI
14 13 (14.13%) MATLAB
14 13 (14.13%) Project Management
14 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
15 12 (13.04%) Big Data
15 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (13.04%) Actionable Insight
16 11 (11.96%) Hadoop
17 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Statistical Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 25 (27.17%) SAS
2 9 (9.78%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (9.78%) SPSS
4 6 (6.52%) Stata
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (2.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) DHCP
1 1 (1.09%) DNS
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) Power BI
2 12 (13.04%) Big Data
2 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.96%) Hadoop
4 8 (8.70%) Qlik Sense
5 6 (6.52%) Data Mining
5 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.35%) Base SAS
7 4 (4.35%) QlikView
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.26%) Text Mining
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.09%) SAS EBI
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Marketing
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Front Office
5 3 (3.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.26%) French Language
6 2 (2.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.17%) German Language
6 2 (2.17%) Music Industry
6 2 (2.17%) Publishing
6 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.09%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Local Government
7 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 25 (27.17%) Data Scientist
3 13 (14.13%) Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Process Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Insight Data Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Business Data Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Django Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 3 (3.26%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (6.52%) Flask
2 6 (6.52%) Node.js
2 6 (6.52%) scikit-learn
3 5 (5.43%) Django
4 4 (4.35%) Pandas
4 4 (4.35%) React
4 4 (4.35%) TensorFlow
5 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.26%) CSS
5 3 (3.26%) HTML
5 3 (3.26%) HTML5
5 3 (3.26%) NumPy
6 2 (2.17%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.17%) CSS3
6 2 (2.17%) Flash
6 2 (2.17%) Kafka
6 2 (2.17%) REST
6 2 (2.17%) XHTML
7 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Algorithms
2 20 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.61%) Linked Data
4 7 (7.61%) Semantic Web
5 6 (6.52%) Credit Risk
6 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.35%) NHS
8 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.26%) Life Science
8 3 (3.26%) User Experience
9 2 (2.17%) Derivative
9 2 (2.17%) Equities
9 2 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.17%) Eurex
9 2 (2.17%) Fintech
9 2 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Machine Learning
2 28 (30.43%) Statistics
3 26 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (26.09%) Analytics
5 23 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 19 (20.65%) Mathematics
7 15 (16.30%) Data Visualisation
8 14 (15.22%) Predictive Modelling
9 13 (14.13%) Project Management
10 12 (13.04%) Actionable Insight
11 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.87%) Statistical Learning
12 9 (9.78%) Information Retrieval
12 9 (9.78%) Random Forest
13 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
13 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.70%) Data Analytics
13 8 (8.70%) Quantitative Analysis
13 8 (8.70%) Sentiment Analysis
14 7 (7.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) Python
1 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 29 (31.52%) R
3 13 (14.13%) MATLAB
4 9 (9.78%) Gremlin
5 7 (7.61%) SPARQL
6 6 (6.52%) Scala
7 5 (5.43%) VBA
8 4 (4.35%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.35%) Perl
9 2 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (2.17%) Korn
9 2 (2.17%) Tcl
9 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.09%) Cypher
10 1 (1.09%) Julia
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) Master's Degree
3 5 (5.43%) PhD
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) OASIS TOSCA
3 4 (4.35%) IFRS
3 4 (4.35%) IFRS 9
4 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.17%) HL7
5 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Cloudify
1 5 (5.43%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Tableau
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Teradata
4 3 (3.26%) Google
4 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.17%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) ION Trading
5 2 (2.17%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) Facebook
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle
6 1 (1.09%) Progress
6 1 (1.09%) Vertica
6 1 (1.09%) Workday