Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 299 369
Rank change year-on-year -49 +70 +12
Contract jobs citing Statistics 313 361 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.93% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 250 199
London median daily rate £475 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.21% +9.35% -
10th Percentile £259 £247 £200
90th Percentile £713 £650 £655
England median daily rate £411 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +14.29% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 6
London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.25 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% +23.00% -19.53%
10th Percentile £13.81 £16.72 £13.11
90th Percentile £30.00 £27.85 £73.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £14.73 £20.36
% change year-on-year +45.96% -27.64% -5.31%

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 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -27 50 £525 +15.01% 19
West London -5 10 £355 -2.07% 5
South London -31 6 £450 +100.00% 2
East London -2 5 £575 +31.43% 4
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 122 (38.98%) Python
2 120 (38.34%) SQL
3 93 (29.71%) Analytics
4 92 (29.39%) Mathematics
5 90 (28.75%) Degree
6 88 (28.12%) Analytical Skills
7 87 (27.80%) R
8 80 (25.56%) Machine Learning
9 74 (23.64%) Finance
9 74 (23.64%) Computer Science
10 56 (17.89%) Big Data
11 51 (16.29%) Hadoop
12 48 (15.34%) Tableau
12 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
13 45 (14.38%) Visualisation
14 42 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (11.50%) Marketing
16 35 (11.18%) Data Analysis
17 33 (10.54%) PhD
18 32 (10.22%) Data Modelling
19 31 (9.90%) Algorithms
20 30 (9.58%) SQL Server
21 29 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (9.27%) SAS
21 29 (9.27%) Apache Spark
22 28 (8.95%) Banking
22 28 (8.95%) Validation
23 27 (8.63%) Economics
23 27 (8.63%) Physics
23 27 (8.63%) Amazon AWS

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 29 (9.27%) Apache Spark
1 29 (9.27%) SAS
2 17 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.15%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.28%) CMS
5 4 (1.28%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.96%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.64%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (7.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.11%) SPSS
4 8 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.56%) Stata
5 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.60%) Weka
7 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.64%) EViews
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.43%) Office 365
3 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.24%) AdWords
6 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.92%) GitHub
7 4 (1.28%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.96%) npm
8 3 (0.96%) SaaS
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.32%) Heroku
10 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.15%) Skype
2 9 (2.88%) Firewall
3 7 (2.24%) Internet
4 6 (1.92%) BGP
4 6 (1.92%) EIGRP
4 6 (1.92%) Multicast
4 6 (1.92%) OSPF
5 5 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.60%) DNS
5 5 (1.60%) Network Security
6 4 (1.28%) DHCP
6 4 (1.28%) LAN
6 4 (1.28%) WAN
7 3 (0.96%) Intranet
7 3 (0.96%) VSAN
7 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.64%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.64%) IPsec
8 2 (0.64%) S/MIME
8 2 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.89%) Big Data
2 51 (16.29%) Hadoop
3 30 (9.58%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.67%) Data Mining
5 23 (7.35%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.75%) Power BI
7 17 (5.43%) Apache Hive
8 12 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.83%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.51%) MySQL
10 9 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (2.88%) MS Access
11 8 (2.56%) BigQuery
11 8 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.24%) GIS
12 7 (2.24%) PowerPivot
12 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.11%) JIRA
2 8 (2.56%) ERwin
3 4 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.96%) Bower
4 3 (0.96%) PyCharm
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.32%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.32%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.32%) JMeter
6 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.32%) RStudio
6 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (23.64%) Finance
2 36 (11.50%) Marketing
3 28 (8.95%) Banking
4 23 (7.35%) Retail
5 22 (7.03%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.75%) Front Office
7 10 (3.19%) Back Office
7 10 (3.19%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.88%) Publishing
9 8 (2.56%) Electronics
10 7 (2.24%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.60%) Advertising
11 5 (1.60%) Legal
12 4 (1.28%) Law
13 3 (0.96%) French Language
14 2 (0.64%) Billing
14 2 (0.64%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (24.60%) Analyst
2 70 (22.36%) Data Scientist
3 37 (11.82%) Developer
4 30 (9.58%) Data Analyst
5 17 (5.43%) Python Developer
6 15 (4.79%) IT Trainer
6 15 (4.79%) Trainer
7 11 (3.51%) Data Engineer
7 11 (3.51%) Office 365 Trainer
7 11 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (3.19%) Network Engineer
8 10 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (3.19%) Senior Data Scientist
9 9 (2.88%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (2.24%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 7 (2.24%) Quantitative Developer
11 7 (2.24%) Senior Developer
12 6 (1.92%) Qualitative Analyst
12 6 (1.92%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.71%) Pandas
2 20 (6.39%) scikit-learn
3 14 (4.47%) Natural Language Processing
3 14 (4.47%) NumPy
4 11 (3.51%) D3.js
4 11 (3.51%) SciPy
5 9 (2.88%) Bokeh
6 8 (2.56%) HTML
6 8 (2.56%) MDX
6 8 (2.56%) Web Services
7 7 (2.24%) Flask
7 7 (2.24%) ggplot
8 6 (1.92%) .NET
8 6 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.92%) CSS
8 6 (1.92%) Kafka
8 6 (1.92%) Matplotlib
9 5 (1.60%) Seaborn
10 4 (1.28%) MLlib
10 4 (1.28%) RHadoop
Miscellaneous
1 88 (28.12%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (23.64%) Computer Science
3 31 (9.90%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.07%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.15%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.56%) User Experience
7 7 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.24%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.92%) NHS
9 5 (1.60%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.60%) Linked Data
10 4 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.28%) Music Streaming
10 4 (1.28%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.96%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.64%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.64%) Derivative
12 2 (0.64%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.99%) Windows
2 23 (7.35%) Linux
3 10 (3.19%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.88%) Android
4 9 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.24%) Unix
6 6 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (29.71%) Analytics
2 92 (29.39%) Mathematics
3 80 (25.56%) Machine Learning
4 45 (14.38%) Visualisation
5 42 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (11.18%) Data Analysis
7 32 (10.22%) Data Modelling
8 29 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (8.95%) Validation
10 27 (8.63%) Economics
10 27 (8.63%) Physics
11 26 (8.31%) Predictive Modelling
12 25 (7.99%) Project Management
13 24 (7.67%) Data Visualisation
14 20 (6.39%) Actionable Insight
14 20 (6.39%) Artificial Intelligence
15 18 (5.75%) Time Management
16 17 (5.43%) Predictive Analytics
16 17 (5.43%) Statistical Analysis
17 16 (5.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 122 (38.98%) Python
2 120 (38.34%) SQL
3 87 (27.80%) R
4 26 (8.31%) Java
5 25 (7.99%) C++
6 20 (6.39%) Scala
7 18 (5.75%) C#
7 18 (5.75%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.19%) VBA
9 8 (2.56%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.24%) Perl
11 6 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.92%) PHP
12 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.96%) C
14 3 (0.96%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.64%) AWK
15 2 (0.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 90 (28.75%) Degree
2 33 (10.54%) PhD
3 15 (4.79%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (2.88%) Master's Degree
7 7 (2.24%) CCNP
7 7 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.24%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.92%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.03%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.15%) PMO
3 11 (3.51%) QA
4 6 (1.92%) SLA
5 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.64%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.32%) GDPR
7 1 (0.32%) IFRS
System Software
1 19 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.64%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.64%) IAG
2 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) SCCM
2 6 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.64%) Ansible
3 2 (0.64%) FTK
3 2 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.64%) Terraform
4 1 (0.32%) Graphite
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
1 48 (15.34%) Tableau
2 21 (6.71%) Oracle
3 17 (5.43%) Google
4 12 (3.83%) Cisco
5 11 (3.51%) SAP
6 9 (2.88%) HP
7 8 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.24%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.92%) Citrix
9 6 (1.92%) Teradata
9 6 (1.92%) Tufin
10 5 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.60%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.28%) Avaya
11 4 (1.28%) Progress
12 3 (0.96%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.96%) IBM
12 3 (0.96%) Reuters
12 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com