Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 343 398
Rank change year-on-year +5 +55 -31
Contract jobs citing Statistics 315 254 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.73% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 170 148
London median daily rate £450 £495 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71% -1.56%
10th Percentile £200 £251 £215
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
England median daily rate £425 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.73% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.28% +1.18% +9.27%
10th Percentile £15.70 £14.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £42.98 £53.63 £51.50
England median hourly rate £30.25 £21.69 £17.38
% change year-on-year +39.45% +24.85% -3.47%

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 39,449 34,767 37,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.35% 86.77% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,581 24,909 27,264
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 379 366
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.86 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +18.02% +5.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £50.02
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +18.64%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -47 54 £496 -5.52% 21
West London -18 24 £213 -33.65% 9
South London - 8 £400 - 2
East London -11 5 £600 +71.43% 4
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 132 (41.90%) SQL
2 112 (35.56%) Python
3 107 (33.97%) Data Science
4 103 (32.70%) Finance
5 97 (30.79%) Mathematics
6 95 (30.16%) Analytics
7 93 (29.52%) Machine Learning
8 91 (28.89%) Degree
9 88 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
10 87 (27.62%) R
11 66 (20.95%) Computer Science
12 64 (20.32%) Microsoft
13 60 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
14 56 (17.78%) Visualisation
15 50 (15.87%) Hadoop
15 50 (15.87%) Big Data
15 50 (15.87%) Apache Spark
16 45 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (13.33%) SAS
18 41 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (13.02%) Banking
19 40 (12.70%) Tableau
19 40 (12.70%) Data Visualisation
20 38 (12.06%) Data Analysis
20 38 (12.06%) Management Information System
20 38 (12.06%) Data Analytics
21 33 (10.48%) Google
22 31 (9.84%) Scala
22 31 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (9.84%) 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 50 (15.87%) Apache Spark
2 42 (13.33%) SAS
3 30 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 24 (7.62%) Apache
5 11 (3.49%) Jupyter
6 8 (2.54%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.22%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.27%) DataSynapse
9 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.32%) CMS
12 1 (0.32%) Confluence
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (4.76%) SPSS
5 10 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (2.54%) Stata
7 7 (2.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.32%) InDesign
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.63%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.63%) Workfront
2 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.32%) Finacle
2 1 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.98%) Office 365
2 13 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.86%) Google Analytics
4 7 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.90%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.63%) GitHub
8 2 (0.63%) SaaS
9 1 (0.32%) AdWords
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.32%) Dialogflow
9 1 (0.32%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.13%) Skype
2 6 (1.90%) FCoE
2 6 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (1.90%) iSCSI
3 4 (1.27%) DHCP
3 4 (1.27%) DNS
3 4 (1.27%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.95%) Firewall
4 3 (0.95%) Internet
5 2 (0.63%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) BGP
6 1 (0.32%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) IPsec
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) OSPF
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.87%) Big Data
1 50 (15.87%) Hadoop
2 29 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.57%) Apache Hive
4 26 (8.25%) NoSQL
5 22 (6.98%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.71%) HBase
7 16 (5.08%) MySQL
7 16 (5.08%) Power BI
7 16 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (3.49%) Spotfire
11 10 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.86%) Qlik Sense
13 8 (2.54%) Impala
13 8 (2.54%) QlikView
14 7 (2.22%) Mahout
15 6 (1.90%) Apache Zeppelin
15 6 (1.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (6.67%) JIRA
2 16 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.22%) IntelliJ
4 7 (2.22%) Maven
5 6 (1.90%) PVCS
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) RStudio
7 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (32.70%) Finance
2 41 (13.02%) Banking
3 29 (9.21%) Marketing
4 23 (7.30%) Retail
5 9 (2.86%) Legal
5 9 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.59%) Publishing
9 4 (1.27%) Advertising
9 4 (1.27%) Front Office
9 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.95%) Electronics
10 3 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.63%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (30.79%) Analyst
2 61 (19.37%) Data Scientist
3 46 (14.60%) Developer
4 43 (13.65%) Data Analyst
5 23 (7.30%) Data Engineer
6 18 (5.71%) Insight Analyst
7 17 (5.40%) Administrator
7 17 (5.40%) DBA
8 16 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.44%) Senior Data Scientist
9 14 (4.44%) Service Analyst
9 14 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.44%) Trainer
10 13 (4.13%) Data Insight Analyst
10 13 (4.13%) Insight Data Analyst
10 13 (4.13%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (3.17%) SQL Data Analyst
12 9 (2.86%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.86%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.71%) TensorFlow
2 16 (5.08%) Kafka
2 16 (5.08%) scikit-learn
3 14 (4.44%) Natural Language Processing
4 12 (3.81%) Pandas
5 10 (3.17%) Keras
6 9 (2.86%) Seaborn
6 9 (2.86%) Velocity
7 8 (2.54%) Matplotlib
7 8 (2.54%) MLlib
7 8 (2.54%) NumPy
8 7 (2.22%) PySpark
8 7 (2.22%) XML
9 6 (1.90%) Web Services
10 5 (1.59%) HTML
10 5 (1.59%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (1.59%) Middleware
10 5 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 88 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (20.95%) Computer Science
3 38 (12.06%) Management Information System
4 26 (8.25%) Smartphone
5 25 (7.94%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.86%) Replication
7 9 (2.86%) User Experience
8 8 (2.54%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.54%) NHS
9 6 (1.90%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.90%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.90%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.90%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (1.90%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.59%) FMCG
10 5 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.27%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.84%) Windows
2 30 (9.52%) Linux
3 24 (7.62%) Android
3 24 (7.62%) Apple iOS
3 24 (7.62%) Unix
4 15 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 15 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.95%) Solaris
6 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (33.97%) Data Science
2 97 (30.79%) Mathematics
3 95 (30.16%) Analytics
4 93 (29.52%) Machine Learning
5 56 (17.78%) Visualisation
6 45 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (12.70%) Data Visualisation
9 38 (12.06%) Data Analysis
9 38 (12.06%) Data Analytics
10 31 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (9.21%) ETL
12 26 (8.25%) Deep Learning
12 26 (8.25%) Statistical Analysis
13 25 (7.94%) Decision-Making
13 25 (7.94%) E-Commerce
13 25 (7.94%) Incident Management
14 23 (7.30%) Actionable Insight
15 22 (6.98%) Time Management
16 21 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 132 (41.90%) SQL
2 112 (35.56%) Python
3 87 (27.62%) R
4 31 (9.84%) Scala
5 27 (8.57%) Java
6 24 (7.62%) VBA
7 17 (5.40%) MATLAB
8 13 (4.13%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.81%) Perl
10 10 (3.17%) C#
11 9 (2.86%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.54%) C++
13 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.63%) Go
14 2 (0.63%) HiveQL
14 2 (0.63%) PHP
14 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (28.89%) Degree
2 27 (8.57%) Numerate Degree
2 27 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.62%) PhD
4 21 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.86%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.63%) MCP
8 2 (0.63%) MCSA
8 2 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) CCNP
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.32%) MBA
9 1 (0.32%) OCP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.40%) Data Quality
1 17 (5.40%) PMO
2 12 (3.81%) SLA
3 10 (3.17%) CDISC
4 6 (1.90%) GDPR
4 6 (1.90%) QA
5 2 (0.63%) GCP
6 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.32%) IFRS
6 1 (0.32%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 30 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.22%) HDFS
3 6 (1.90%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.90%) NFS
4 4 (1.27%) Docker
5 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.32%) IAG
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (6.67%) SCCM
2 11 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.90%) EMC VPLEX
4 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.95%) Kibana
5 3 (0.95%) Terraform
6 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Ansible
7 1 (0.32%) Automic
7 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) Salt
7 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.70%) Tableau
3 33 (10.48%) Google
4 19 (6.03%) Oracle
5 12 (3.81%) Cognos
6 10 (3.17%) Adobe
6 10 (3.17%) MapR
7 9 (2.86%) IBM
8 8 (2.54%) Cisco
8 8 (2.54%) HP
8 8 (2.54%) Reuters
8 8 (2.54%) Teradata
9 7 (2.22%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.22%) Ivanti
9 7 (2.22%) MobileIron
9 7 (2.22%) SAP
10 6 (1.90%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.90%) Brocade
10 6 (1.90%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.90%) Splunk