Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 346 310
Rank change year-on-year -48 -36 +65
Contract jobs citing Statistics 245 310 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.75% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 202 252
London median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.34% +7.12%
10th Percentile £264 £239 £246
90th Percentile £700 £713 £650
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 9
London median hourly rate £27.73 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.95% -2.27% +11.59%
10th Percentile £15.12 £13.93 £16.57
90th Percentile £55.48 £41.25 £27.95
England median hourly rate £22.93 £21.50 £14.58
% change year-on-year +6.65% +47.49% -28.39%

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 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 40,536 41,287 39,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.58% 88.06% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,222 29,979 28,339
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 395 418
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +3.38% +8.83%
10th Percentile £13.18 £13.31 £12.22
90th Percentile £54.46 £51.20 £50.84
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in London

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in London

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in London

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in London

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistics in London

Statistics
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 Statistics within the London region over the 6 months to 16 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
Central London -16 49 £475 -9.52% 27
West London +6 19 £328 -18.13% 8
East London -13 15 £600 +4.35% 9
South London -18 3 £425 -5.56% 5
North London - 1 £375 - 3
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 113 (46.12%) SQL
2 105 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 102 (41.63%) Analytics
4 92 (37.55%) Python
4 92 (37.55%) Data Science
5 88 (35.92%) Degree
6 83 (33.88%) Analytical Skills
7 82 (33.47%) Finance
8 77 (31.43%) Machine Learning
9 70 (28.57%) R
10 67 (27.35%) Computer Science
11 56 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (20.00%) Hadoop
13 48 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (19.59%) Algorithms
14 46 (18.78%) Big Data
15 43 (17.55%) PhD
16 42 (17.14%) Visualisation
17 41 (16.73%) Apache Spark
18 38 (15.51%) SAS
19 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Excel
20 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
21 34 (13.88%) Data Analysis
22 33 (13.47%) Tableau
23 32 (13.06%) Marketing
23 32 (13.06%) Banking
24 30 (12.24%) MATLAB
24 30 (12.24%) Operations Research
25 29 (11.84%) Scala
26 28 (11.43%) ETL

Statistics
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 41 (16.73%) Apache Spark
2 38 (15.51%) SAS
3 18 (7.35%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.49%) Apache
5 6 (2.45%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.22%) CMS
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.82%) Appian
8 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.27%) SPSS
4 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.63%) Stata
6 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.82%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) OPENContractor
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.45%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.22%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.22%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.22%) Office 365
5 3 (1.22%) PaaS
6 2 (0.82%) AdWords
6 2 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) Firewall
1 7 (2.86%) Internet
2 5 (2.04%) VoIP
3 4 (1.63%) H.323
3 4 (1.63%) LAN
3 4 (1.63%) Network Security
3 4 (1.63%) OSPF
3 4 (1.63%) PBX
3 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.63%) WAN
4 3 (1.22%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.82%) 4G
5 2 (0.82%) BGP
5 2 (0.82%) GGSN
5 2 (0.82%) Intranet
5 2 (0.82%) MPLS
5 2 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.82%) RNC
5 2 (0.82%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 46 (18.78%) Big Data
3 19 (7.76%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.35%) Apache Hive
5 17 (6.94%) SQL Server
6 16 (6.53%) Data Mining
7 13 (5.31%) Power BI
7 13 (5.31%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.67%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.27%) HBase
11 8 (3.27%) Sqoop
12 7 (2.86%) Spotfire
12 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (2.45%) Apache Zeppelin
13 6 (2.45%) Impala
14 5 (2.04%) MySQL
14 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.86%) IntelliJ
3 7 (2.86%) Maven
4 2 (0.82%) JIRA
4 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) ERwin
5 1 (0.41%) JUnit
5 1 (0.41%) Moq
5 1 (0.41%) MSTest
5 1 (0.41%) NUnit
5 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (33.47%) Finance
2 32 (13.06%) Banking
2 32 (13.06%) Marketing
3 24 (9.80%) Retail
4 13 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.67%) Front Office
6 8 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.27%) Law
7 7 (2.86%) Advertising
8 6 (2.45%) Legal
9 5 (2.04%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.04%) French Language
9 5 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.04%) Publishing
9 5 (2.04%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.04%) Social Science
10 4 (1.63%) Back Office
10 4 (1.63%) Electronics
11 3 (1.22%) German Language
12 2 (0.82%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 69 (28.16%) Data Scientist
2 60 (24.49%) Analyst
3 24 (9.80%) Data Analyst
4 18 (7.35%) Developer
5 12 (4.90%) Architect
6 11 (4.49%) Data Engineer
6 11 (4.49%) Insight Analyst
7 10 (4.08%) Senior Data Scientist
8 7 (2.86%) Analytics Manager
9 6 (2.45%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (2.45%) Data Architect
9 6 (2.45%) Product Manager
9 6 (2.45%) Quantitative Developer
9 6 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (2.45%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.04%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.04%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.04%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.16%) TensorFlow
2 18 (7.35%) Keras
2 18 (7.35%) Natural Language Processing
3 15 (6.12%) Kafka
4 12 (4.90%) scikit-learn
5 11 (4.49%) Caffe
5 11 (4.49%) Theano
6 9 (3.67%) MLlib
7 6 (2.45%) .NET
7 6 (2.45%) HTML
8 5 (2.04%) XML
9 4 (1.63%) CSS
10 3 (1.22%) NumPy
10 3 (1.22%) Pandas
10 3 (1.22%) PyMC3
10 3 (1.22%) Web Services
11 2 (0.82%) ggplot
11 2 (0.82%) PySpark
11 2 (0.82%) REST
11 2 (0.82%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 83 (33.88%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (27.35%) Computer Science
3 48 (19.59%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.49%) EPoS
6 10 (4.08%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.08%) FMCG
7 8 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.45%) User Experience
9 5 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (2.04%) Reference Data
9 5 (2.04%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.63%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.63%) NHS
10 4 (1.63%) Tandem
10 4 (1.63%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.22%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.98%) Windows
2 15 (6.12%) Unix
3 14 (5.71%) Linux
4 6 (2.45%) Android
4 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.45%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.41%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 102 (41.63%) Analytics
3 92 (37.55%) Data Science
4 77 (31.43%) Machine Learning
5 56 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (17.14%) Visualisation
8 34 (13.88%) Data Analysis
9 30 (12.24%) Operations Research
10 28 (11.43%) ETL
11 27 (11.02%) Deep Learning
12 26 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (9.80%) Data Analytics
14 23 (9.39%) Economics
15 22 (8.98%) Data Visualisation
16 21 (8.57%) Decision-Making
16 21 (8.57%) Physics
17 20 (8.16%) Data Modelling
18 18 (7.35%) Applied Mathematics
19 17 (6.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (46.12%) SQL
2 92 (37.55%) Python
3 70 (28.57%) R
4 30 (12.24%) MATLAB
5 29 (11.84%) Scala
6 17 (6.94%) Java
7 15 (6.12%) VBA
8 9 (3.67%) C#
9 7 (2.86%) C++
9 7 (2.86%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.63%) Perl
10 4 (1.63%) PHP
11 2 (0.82%) ABAP
11 2 (0.82%) AWK
11 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) Clojure
12 1 (0.41%) Haskell
12 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (35.92%) Degree
2 43 (17.55%) PhD
3 23 (9.39%) Master's Degree
4 17 (6.94%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.63%) MBA
7 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.82%) CFA
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.41%) OCP
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.02%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.49%) QA
3 5 (2.04%) CDISC
4 4 (1.63%) GDPR
4 4 (1.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.82%) PMO
6 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.41%) Basel III
6 1 (0.41%) IFRS
6 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (4.49%) HDFS
2 8 (3.27%) Apache Flume
3 7 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.63%) Docker
5 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) IAG
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.22%) Netcool
2 3 (1.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (1.22%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Brooklyn
4 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) Marathon
4 1 (0.41%) Mesos
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.41%) Oozie
4 1 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.47%) Tableau
3 26 (10.61%) Google
4 22 (8.98%) Oracle
5 12 (4.90%) Adobe
6 10 (4.08%) Hortonworks
7 7 (2.86%) SAP
8 6 (2.45%) Cognos
8 6 (2.45%) HP
8 6 (2.45%) VMware
9 5 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.04%) Databricks
9 5 (2.04%) TOWER Software
10 4 (1.63%) Brocade
10 4 (1.63%) Cisco
10 4 (1.63%) Foundry
10 4 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.63%) Mitel
10 4 (1.63%) Omniture
10 4 (1.63%) Sony