Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 359 365
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 +19
Contract jobs citing Statistics 257 269 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.69% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 175 203
London median daily rate £448 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.65% +13.75% +2.89%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £246
90th Percentile £675 £690 £640
England median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.34% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
London median hourly rate £24.08 £21.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.91% +4.86%
10th Percentile £19.85 £13.58 £15.27
90th Percentile £65.95 £55.50 £27.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £12.34
% change year-on-year +2.33% +74.30% -28.35%

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 40,159 38,926 39,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.60% 87.76% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,051 28,032 28,239
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 381
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.17% +8.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.46 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 50 £500 - 26
West London -13 17 £335 -16.25% 8
East London -9 8 £600 +71.43% 3
South London -34 4 £425 -5.56%
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 115 (44.75%) SQL
2 98 (38.13%) Analytics
3 94 (36.58%) Python
4 92 (35.80%) Mathematics
5 90 (35.02%) Data Science
6 85 (33.07%) Machine Learning
7 84 (32.68%) Finance
8 78 (30.35%) Degree
9 76 (29.57%) R
10 75 (29.18%) Analytical Skills
11 53 (20.62%) Computer Science
12 52 (20.23%) Big Data
13 51 (19.84%) Hadoop
14 47 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (17.90%) Visualisation
16 45 (17.51%) Microsoft
17 44 (17.12%) Algorithms
17 44 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
18 40 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
19 39 (15.18%) Tableau
20 38 (14.79%) Apache Spark
21 34 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
22 33 (12.84%) Banking
23 32 (12.45%) SAS
24 30 (11.67%) Marketing
24 30 (11.67%) Data Analysis
25 29 (11.28%) Data Analytics
25 29 (11.28%) Data Quality
26 28 (10.89%) PhD
27 26 (10.12%) SQL Server

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 38 (14.79%) Apache Spark
2 32 (12.45%) SAS
3 14 (5.45%) Apache
4 13 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.95%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.78%) Appian
8 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (7.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.89%) SPSS
4 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.56%) Stata
6 3 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.78%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.39%) InDesign
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.39%) Finacle
2 1 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.39%) OPENContractor
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.95%) Office 365
5 3 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.17%) AdWords
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.17%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.17%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) Internet
2 7 (2.72%) Firewall
2 7 (2.72%) VoIP
3 5 (1.95%) DNS
3 5 (1.95%) LAN
3 5 (1.95%) Skype
4 4 (1.56%) H.323
4 4 (1.56%) Network Security
4 4 (1.56%) OSPF
4 4 (1.56%) PBX
4 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.56%) WAN
5 3 (1.17%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.78%) IPsec
6 2 (0.78%) MPLS
6 2 (0.78%) SSL
6 2 (0.78%) VoWiFi
6 2 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.23%) Big Data
2 51 (19.84%) Hadoop
3 26 (10.12%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.56%) Apache Hive
5 21 (8.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.39%) Power BI
7 18 (7.00%) MongoDB
8 17 (6.61%) Data Mining
8 17 (6.61%) Relational Database
9 13 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (4.67%) HBase
11 11 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (3.89%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (3.89%) MySQL
12 10 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (3.50%) Impala
13 9 (3.50%) Sqoop
14 7 (2.72%) QlikView
14 7 (2.72%) Spotfire
15 6 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 20 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.72%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.72%) IntelliJ
3 7 (2.72%) JIRA
3 7 (2.72%) Maven
4 2 (0.78%) Subversion
4 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Moq
5 1 (0.39%) MSTest
5 1 (0.39%) NUnit
5 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.39%) PVCS
5 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.39%) RStudio
5 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 84 (32.68%) Finance
2 33 (12.84%) Banking
3 30 (11.67%) Marketing
4 25 (9.73%) Retail
5 17 (6.61%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.89%) Legal
7 8 (3.11%) Front Office
7 8 (3.11%) Law
8 7 (2.72%) Electronics
8 7 (2.72%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.95%) Advertising
10 5 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.95%) Publishing
11 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.78%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.78%) Back Office
12 2 (0.78%) French Language
12 2 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (30.74%) Analyst
2 56 (21.79%) Data Scientist
3 36 (14.01%) Data Analyst
4 19 (7.39%) Developer
5 17 (6.61%) Data Engineer
6 11 (4.28%) Insight Analyst
7 9 (3.50%) DBA
8 8 (3.11%) Architect
8 8 (3.11%) Data Insight Analyst
8 8 (3.11%) Insight Data Analyst
8 8 (3.11%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (2.72%) Administrator
9 7 (2.72%) Big Data Engineer
9 7 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (2.72%) Data Architect
9 7 (2.72%) Senior Data Scientist
9 7 (2.72%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.33%) Product Manager
10 6 (2.33%) Quantitative Developer
10 6 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.61%) Kafka
2 16 (6.23%) Natural Language Processing
3 13 (5.06%) TensorFlow
4 11 (4.28%) Keras
5 8 (3.11%) MLlib
6 7 (2.72%) scikit-learn
7 6 (2.33%) Theano
8 5 (1.95%) HTML
9 4 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (1.56%) Middleware
9 4 (1.56%) REST
9 4 (1.56%) Web Services
9 4 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.17%) SOAP
10 3 (1.17%) XML
11 2 (0.78%) .NET
11 2 (0.78%) LAMP
11 2 (0.78%) MDX
11 2 (0.78%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 75 (29.18%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (20.62%) Computer Science
3 44 (17.12%) Algorithms
4 17 (6.61%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.84%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.11%) Smartphone
7 8 (3.11%) User Experience
8 5 (1.95%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.95%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.17%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.17%) EPoS
10 3 (1.17%) NHS
10 3 (1.17%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.17%) Replication
10 3 (1.17%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.12%) Windows
2 20 (7.78%) Linux
3 16 (6.23%) Unix
4 13 (5.06%) Android
4 13 (5.06%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.67%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.95%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.17%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.78%) Solaris
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (38.13%) Analytics
2 92 (35.80%) Mathematics
3 90 (35.02%) Data Science
4 85 (33.07%) Machine Learning
5 47 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (17.90%) Visualisation
7 44 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (11.67%) Data Analysis
10 29 (11.28%) Data Analytics
11 26 (10.12%) Data Visualisation
12 23 (8.95%) Economics
12 23 (8.95%) Operations Research
13 21 (8.17%) Decision-Making
14 20 (7.78%) Deep Learning
14 20 (7.78%) ETL
15 19 (7.39%) Applied Mathematics
15 19 (7.39%) Physics
16 18 (7.00%) Data Modelling
17 17 (6.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (44.75%) SQL
2 94 (36.58%) Python
3 76 (29.57%) R
4 26 (10.12%) Scala
5 25 (9.73%) MATLAB
6 17 (6.61%) Java
7 14 (5.45%) VBA
8 9 (3.50%) Perl
9 8 (3.11%) C#
9 8 (3.11%) C++
10 7 (2.72%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.17%) PHP
13 2 (0.78%) AWK
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.78%) HiveQL
13 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (30.35%) Degree
2 28 (10.89%) PhD
3 19 (7.39%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (5.84%) Master's Degree
5 8 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.56%) MBA
8 3 (1.17%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.78%) CFA
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.78%) OCP
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.28%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.50%) GDPR
2 9 (3.50%) QA
3 6 (2.33%) PMO
3 6 (2.33%) SLA
4 5 (1.95%) CDISC
5 2 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.78%) GCP
6 1 (0.39%) Basel III
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 12 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.28%) HDFS
3 8 (3.11%) Apache Flume
4 6 (2.33%) Docker
5 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.78%) IAG
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.72%) SCCM
2 4 (1.56%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.17%) Kibana
4 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Brooklyn
5 1 (0.39%) Automic
5 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.39%) Marathon
5 1 (0.39%) Mesos
5 1 (0.39%) Oozie
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.18%) Tableau
3 24 (9.34%) Google
4 23 (8.95%) Oracle
5 11 (4.28%) SAP
6 10 (3.89%) Adobe
6 10 (3.89%) Hortonworks
7 8 (3.11%) IBM
8 7 (2.72%) Cognos
8 7 (2.72%) HP
8 7 (2.72%) Teradata
9 6 (2.33%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.33%) Cloudera
9 6 (2.33%) Splunk
9 6 (2.33%) VMware
10 5 (1.95%) Cisco
10 5 (1.95%) Databricks
10 5 (1.95%) Reuters
10 5 (1.95%) TOWER Software