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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / London
Rank 271 313 290
Rank change year-on-year +42 -23  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 129 116 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.62% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 84
Median daily rate £506 £411 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.32% +5.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £363
% change year-on-year -11.18% +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.85 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.38% +22.50%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16576 18773 17205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.15% 85.14% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11916 13556 12086
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 193 243
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in London

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 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
City of London +18 27 £525 +39.81% 18
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 153 (47.66%) Python
2 143 (44.55%) SQL
3 131 (40.81%) R
4 122 (38.01%) Analytics
5 110 (34.27%) Mathematics
6 100 (31.15%) Degree
7 96 (29.91%) Big Data
8 93 (28.97%) Hadoop
9 91 (28.35%) Finance
10 84 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
11 79 (24.61%) Apache Spark
11 79 (24.61%) Java
12 76 (23.68%) Scala
13 73 (22.74%) Computer Science
14 69 (21.50%) Machine Learning
15 63 (19.63%) PhD
16 53 (16.51%) Relational Database
17 52 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
18 49 (15.26%) Marketing
19 48 (14.95%) Banking
19 48 (14.95%) Algorithms
20 44 (13.71%) Data Analysis
21 40 (12.46%) SAS
22 38 (11.84%) Data Modelling
22 38 (11.84%) Apache Hive
22 38 (11.84%) Visualisation
23 37 (11.53%) Business Intelligence
24 36 (11.21%) Tableau
25 31 (9.66%) Kafka
25 31 (9.66%) C++

Statistics
Top Related 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 79 (24.61%) Apache Spark
2 40 (12.46%) SAS
3 17 (5.30%) Apache Pig
4 11 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.12%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.87%) Apache
7 5 (1.56%) WordPress
8 4 (1.25%) Confluence
8 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.93%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.93%) Drupal
9 3 (0.93%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.62%) CMS
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.31%) JBoss
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.30%) SPSS
3 16 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.18%) LaTeX
4 7 (2.18%) MS Office
5 5 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.93%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.62%) EViews
7 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.31%) Stata
8 1 (0.31%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (2.49%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.25%) Office 365
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.31%) Flurry Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.31%) Slack
7 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.74%) VoIP
2 10 (3.12%) DHCP
2 10 (3.12%) DNS
3 7 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.87%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (1.87%) GGSN
4 6 (1.87%) GPRS
4 6 (1.87%) GSM
4 6 (1.87%) LTE
4 6 (1.87%) SMTP
4 6 (1.87%) SNMP
4 6 (1.87%) UMTS
5 4 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.93%) HTTP
6 3 (0.93%) Internet
7 2 (0.62%) 2G
7 2 (0.62%) 3G
7 2 (0.62%) 4G
7 2 (0.62%) ISDN
8 1 (0.31%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (29.91%) Big Data
2 93 (28.97%) Hadoop
3 53 (16.51%) Relational Database
4 38 (11.84%) Apache Hive
5 26 (8.10%) Data Mining
6 23 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (6.85%) NoSQL
8 21 (6.54%) MongoDB
9 15 (4.67%) SQL Server
10 14 (4.36%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (3.74%) Impala
11 12 (3.74%) Parquet
11 12 (3.74%) QlikView
12 11 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (2.80%) Spotfire
13 9 (2.80%) Sqoop
14 7 (2.18%) HBase
15 6 (1.87%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (8.72%) Git (software)
1 28 (8.72%) JIRA
2 10 (3.12%) ERwin
3 8 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.25%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.25%) JMeter
5 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.25%) NeoLoad
5 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.25%) WebLOAD
6 3 (0.93%) Bower
6 3 (0.93%) Selenium
7 2 (0.62%) Maven
7 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.31%) Subversion
8 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (28.35%) Finance
2 49 (15.26%) Marketing
3 48 (14.95%) Banking
4 27 (8.41%) Retail
5 23 (7.17%) Front Office
6 15 (4.67%) Telecoms
7 13 (4.05%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.12%) Back Office
9 8 (2.49%) Publishing
10 6 (1.87%) Advertising
10 6 (1.87%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.25%) Games
11 4 (1.25%) Legal
12 3 (0.93%) German Language
12 3 (0.93%) International Banking
12 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.31%) Electronics
14 1 (0.31%) Law
14 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (27.10%) Analyst
2 71 (22.12%) Data Scientist
3 43 (13.40%) Data Analyst
4 36 (11.21%) Developer
5 33 (10.28%) Data Engineer
6 20 (6.23%) Big Data Engineer
7 13 (4.05%) Consultant
8 12 (3.74%) Hadoop Engineer
8 12 (3.74%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 12 (3.74%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (3.43%) Architect
9 11 (3.43%) Junior
9 11 (3.43%) Qualitative Analyst
9 11 (3.43%) Quantitative Analyst
9 11 (3.43%) Web Analyst
10 10 (3.12%) SQL Data Analyst
11 9 (2.80%) Data Architect
11 9 (2.80%) Java Developer
12 8 (2.49%) Back Office Engineer
13 7 (2.18%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.66%) Kafka
2 29 (9.03%) XML
3 21 (6.54%) scikit-learn
4 20 (6.23%) Pandas
5 17 (5.30%) JSON
6 16 (4.98%) HTML
7 14 (4.36%) CSS
7 14 (4.36%) NumPy
8 13 (4.05%) Natural Language Processing
9 12 (3.74%) Apache Avro
9 12 (3.74%) JMS
9 12 (3.74%) SciPy
10 10 (3.12%) .NET
10 10 (3.12%) Spark Streaming
11 9 (2.80%) D3.js
11 9 (2.80%) Flask
12 7 (2.18%) Node.js
12 7 (2.18%) REST
12 7 (2.18%) Web Services
13 6 (1.87%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 84 (26.17%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (22.74%) Computer Science
3 48 (14.95%) Algorithms
4 16 (4.98%) Credit Risk
5 10 (3.12%) Fintech
5 10 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.80%) Derivative
7 7 (2.18%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.18%) Equities
8 5 (1.56%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.56%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.25%) TWAP
9 4 (1.25%) VWAP
10 3 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.54%) Windows
2 16 (4.98%) Unix
3 13 (4.05%) Linux
4 5 (1.56%) Android
4 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.01%) Analytics
2 110 (34.27%) Mathematics
3 69 (21.50%) Machine Learning
4 52 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (13.71%) Data Analysis
6 38 (11.84%) Data Modelling
6 38 (11.84%) Visualisation
7 37 (11.53%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (9.35%) E-Commerce
9 27 (8.41%) Economics
10 25 (7.79%) ETL
11 24 (7.48%) Scrum
12 23 (7.17%) Data Visualisation
13 22 (6.85%) Web Analytics
14 21 (6.54%) Data Management
14 21 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (6.54%) Validation
15 19 (5.92%) Physics
16 18 (5.61%) SOA
17 17 (5.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 153 (47.66%) Python
2 143 (44.55%) SQL
3 131 (40.81%) R
4 79 (24.61%) Java
5 76 (23.68%) Scala
6 31 (9.66%) C++
7 26 (8.10%) JavaScript
8 23 (7.17%) C#
8 23 (7.17%) MATLAB
9 12 (3.74%) VBA
10 7 (2.18%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.56%) Perl
11 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.93%) AWK
12 3 (0.93%) PHP
12 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.62%) Go
13 2 (0.62%) Ruby
14 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (31.15%) Degree
2 63 (19.63%) PhD
3 6 (1.87%) CFA
4 4 (1.25%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.93%) MBA
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.62%) MCSE
7 1 (0.31%) CCA
7 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.10%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.49%) QA
3 7 (2.18%) SLA
4 4 (1.25%) IFRS
4 4 (1.25%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.93%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.25%) HDFS
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.62%) Docker
3 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.62%) XenApp
3 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) Oozie
1 5 (1.56%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.93%) Netcool
3 3 (0.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.62%) Control-M
4 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (11.21%) Tableau
2 31 (9.66%) Oracle
3 17 (5.30%) Teradata
4 16 (4.98%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.74%) SAP
6 10 (3.12%) Google
7 9 (2.80%) Adobe
8 7 (2.18%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.87%) Huawei
9 6 (1.87%) IBM
10 5 (1.56%) Citrix
10 5 (1.56%) hybris
10 5 (1.56%) Optimizely
11 4 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.25%) RapidMiner
11 4 (1.25%) Sybase
12 3 (0.93%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.93%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.93%) Splunk
12 3 (0.93%) VMware
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