Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 359 343 290
Rank change year-on-year -16 -53 +72
Contract jobs citing Statistics 275 317 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.78% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 227 227
London median daily rate £475 £475 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.06% +11.68%
10th Percentile £269 £258 £259
90th Percentile £674 £716 £656
England median daily rate £445 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
London median hourly rate £26.04 £28.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +27.27% +21.51%
10th Percentile £19.36 £20.56 £18.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.25 £28.15
England median hourly rate £26.04 £24.98 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.24% +24.90% -13.87%

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 39,261 40,591 35,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.16% 87.88% 87.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,089 29,588 25,827
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 424 440
London median hourly rate £24.23 £22.01 £23.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -5.02% +15.85%
10th Percentile £12.81 £13.65 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £51.38
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +2 56 £475 -9.52% 28
West London +14 20 £315 -0.79% 18
East London -13 15 £240 -60.00% 7
South London -3 8 £425 -5.56%
North London - 1 £375 -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 124 (45.09%) SQL
1 124 (45.09%) Degree
2 111 (40.36%) Mathematics
3 107 (38.91%) Data Science
4 106 (38.55%) Analytics
5 103 (37.45%) Python
5 103 (37.45%) Finance
6 101 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (31.27%) Computer Science
8 75 (27.27%) Machine Learning
9 68 (24.73%) R
10 64 (23.27%) Problem-Solving
11 57 (20.73%) Algorithms
11 57 (20.73%) Data Analysis
12 54 (19.64%) Hadoop
13 51 (18.55%) PhD
14 50 (18.18%) Visualisation
14 50 (18.18%) Big Data
14 50 (18.18%) Marketing
15 47 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
16 45 (16.36%) Apache Spark
17 43 (15.64%) Microsoft
18 42 (15.27%) SAS
19 40 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
20 38 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
21 37 (13.45%) Master's Degree
22 35 (12.73%) ETL
23 34 (12.36%) Data Visualisation
23 34 (12.36%) Tableau
24 32 (11.64%) Windows

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 45 (16.36%) Apache Spark
2 42 (15.27%) SAS
3 20 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.45%) Apache
5 4 (1.45%) CMS
6 3 (1.09%) Confluence
6 3 (1.09%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.73%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.73%) Luigi
7 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.73%) nginx
7 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.36%) IPython
Applications
1 40 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.55%) SPSS
4 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.82%) Chatbot
6 4 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.09%) Stata
8 2 (0.73%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.36%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) OPENContractor
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.36%) Amazon EMR
4 12 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.27%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (2.55%) Serverless
7 6 (2.18%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.18%) Office 365
8 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.09%) Azure Functions
9 3 (1.09%) GitHub
9 3 (1.09%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.09%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.09%) PaaS
9 3 (1.09%) Veeva
10 2 (0.73%) AdWords
10 2 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) VoIP
2 7 (2.55%) Internet
3 6 (2.18%) DNS
3 6 (2.18%) Firewall
4 4 (1.45%) H.323
4 4 (1.45%) LAN
4 4 (1.45%) Network Security
4 4 (1.45%) OSPF
4 4 (1.45%) PBX
4 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.45%) WAN
5 3 (1.09%) DHCP
5 3 (1.09%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.09%) Intranet
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.73%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.73%) SMS
7 1 (0.36%) GGSN
7 1 (0.36%) SGSN
7 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.64%) Hadoop
2 50 (18.18%) Big Data
3 27 (9.82%) Apache Hive
4 21 (7.64%) SQL Server
5 18 (6.55%) Data Mining
5 18 (6.55%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.18%) Power BI
7 16 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.09%) MySQL
9 13 (4.73%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (4.36%) Text Mining
11 8 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (2.91%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (2.18%) Spotfire
13 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.82%) QlikView
14 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.36%) ERwin
2 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.45%) JIRA
5 3 (1.09%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.73%) Selenium
7 1 (0.36%) GitLab
7 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 103 (37.45%) Finance
2 50 (18.18%) Marketing
3 31 (11.27%) Retail
4 28 (10.18%) Banking
5 19 (6.91%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.00%) Front Office
7 8 (2.91%) Law
7 8 (2.91%) Legal
8 7 (2.55%) Advertising
8 7 (2.55%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.82%) Electronics
10 5 (1.82%) French Language
11 4 (1.45%) Social Science
12 3 (1.09%) Back Office
12 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.09%) Games
12 3 (1.09%) German Language
12 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (27.64%) Data Scientist
2 68 (24.73%) Analyst
3 32 (11.64%) Data Analyst
4 20 (7.27%) Architect
5 16 (5.82%) Developer
6 12 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (3.64%) Data Architect
7 10 (3.64%) Insight Analyst
8 8 (2.91%) Analytics Manager
8 8 (2.91%) Data Engineer
8 8 (2.91%) Senior Data Scientist
9 6 (2.18%) Insight Manager
9 6 (2.18%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 6 (2.18%) Product Manager
9 6 (2.18%) Python Developer
9 6 (2.18%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.18%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (1.82%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (1.82%) Technical Manager
10 5 (1.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.27%) Natural Language Processing
2 29 (10.55%) TensorFlow
3 20 (7.27%) Theano
4 16 (5.82%) scikit-learn
5 15 (5.45%) Keras
5 15 (5.45%) NumPy
6 13 (4.73%) Caffe
6 13 (4.73%) Kafka
7 11 (4.00%) Pandas
8 9 (3.27%) MLlib
8 9 (3.27%) PySpark
9 8 (2.91%) .NET
9 8 (2.91%) Web Services
9 8 (2.91%) XML
10 7 (2.55%) SciPy
10 7 (2.55%) SpaCy
10 7 (2.55%) Torch
11 6 (2.18%) PyMC3
12 5 (1.82%) HTML
12 5 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (20.73%) Algorithms
3 14 (5.09%) Data Structures
3 14 (5.09%) FMCG
4 11 (4.00%) EPoS
4 11 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.64%) User Experience
6 9 (3.27%) Tandem
7 8 (2.91%) Over-the-Top Content
8 6 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.82%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.82%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.45%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.45%) NHS
10 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.45%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (1.09%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.64%) Windows
2 12 (4.36%) Linux
2 12 (4.36%) Unix
3 11 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.91%) Android
4 8 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.91%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.18%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.73%) Solaris
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (40.36%) Mathematics
2 107 (38.91%) Data Science
3 106 (38.55%) Analytics
4 86 (31.27%) Computer Science
5 75 (27.27%) Machine Learning
6 64 (23.27%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (20.73%) Data Analysis
8 50 (18.18%) Visualisation
9 47 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (12.73%) ETL
11 34 (12.36%) Data Visualisation
12 31 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (11.27%) Operations Research
13 29 (10.55%) Economics
14 26 (9.45%) Data Modelling
14 26 (9.45%) Decision-Making
14 26 (9.45%) Deep Learning
15 25 (9.09%) Physics
16 24 (8.73%) Software Engineering
17 23 (8.36%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 124 (45.09%) SQL
2 103 (37.45%) Python
3 68 (24.73%) R
4 27 (9.82%) MATLAB
5 21 (7.64%) Scala
6 16 (5.82%) Java
7 13 (4.73%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.36%) C++
8 12 (4.36%) VBA
9 10 (3.64%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.18%) PHP
11 5 (1.82%) C
11 5 (1.82%) C#
11 5 (1.82%) Perl
12 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.73%) ABAP
14 1 (0.36%) AWK
14 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 124 (45.09%) Degree
2 51 (18.55%) PhD
3 37 (13.45%) Master's Degree
4 29 (10.55%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (5.09%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.45%) MBA
8 3 (1.09%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.73%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) CFA
9 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.73%) RHCE
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.36%) OCP
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.36%) Data Quality
2 14 (5.09%) QA
3 11 (4.00%) SLA
4 3 (1.09%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (1.09%) CDISC
5 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.73%) PMO
6 1 (0.36%) Basel III
6 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.36%) Docker
3 5 (1.82%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.82%) HDFS
4 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) IAG
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) HP ALM
1 5 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.09%) Netcool
2 3 (1.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.36%) Tableau
3 28 (10.18%) Google
4 25 (9.09%) Oracle
5 13 (4.73%) Adobe
6 11 (4.00%) Hortonworks
7 9 (3.27%) Cloudera
7 9 (3.27%) SAP
8 8 (2.91%) VMware
9 6 (2.18%) HP
9 6 (2.18%) Splunk
10 5 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.82%) Cisco
10 5 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.45%) Brocade
11 4 (1.45%) Cognos
11 4 (1.45%) Foundry
11 4 (1.45%) Mitel
11 4 (1.45%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.45%) Sony