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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 325 299
Rank change year-on-year +34 -26  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 123 103 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 77 85
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.35% -6.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £16.75 £16.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £16.75 £51.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.99
% change year-on-year - -18.68%  

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 17711 18496 19220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12688 13519 13610
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 159 261
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -2 15 £550 +22.22% 14
Westminster +9 4 £220 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £800 -
Southwark - 1 £351 -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 119 (47.22%) SQL
2 91 (36.11%) Degree
3 87 (34.52%) Analytics
4 86 (34.13%) Python
5 84 (33.33%) R
6 81 (32.14%) Finance
7 78 (30.95%) Mathematics
8 76 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (22.22%) Big Data
9 56 (22.22%) Hadoop
10 55 (21.83%) Machine Learning
11 50 (19.84%) Microsoft Excel
12 47 (18.65%) Computer Science
13 41 (16.27%) Apache Spark
14 40 (15.87%) Java
14 40 (15.87%) Marketing
14 40 (15.87%) Tableau
15 39 (15.48%) Data Analysis
16 38 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (14.29%) SAS
17 36 (14.29%) Visualisation
18 35 (13.89%) PhD
19 34 (13.49%) Oracle
19 34 (13.49%) Banking
20 32 (12.70%) Algorithms
21 30 (11.90%) E-Commerce
21 30 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 29 (11.51%) Scala
23 28 (11.11%) Relational Database
24 27 (10.71%) 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 41 (16.27%) Apache Spark
2 36 (14.29%) SAS
3 12 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.98%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.59%) Jupyter
6 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.19%) WordPress
7 2 (0.79%) Confluence
7 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 50 (19.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (7.94%) SPSS
4 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (3.17%) Stata
5 3 (1.19%) EViews
5 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.79%) Weka
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.19%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.19%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.17%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.78%) G Suite
3 6 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.19%) Office 365
6 2 (0.79%) AdWords
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) Flurry Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Slack
7 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) DNS
2 3 (1.19%) DHCP
2 3 (1.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) LDAP
3 2 (0.79%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (0.79%) GGSN
3 2 (0.79%) GPRS
3 2 (0.79%) GSM
3 2 (0.79%) LAN
3 2 (0.79%) LTE
3 2 (0.79%) S/MIME
3 2 (0.79%) SMTP
3 2 (0.79%) SNMP
3 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.79%) UMTS
3 2 (0.79%) VoIP
3 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.22%) Big Data
1 56 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 28 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.73%) Data Mining
4 18 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 15 (5.95%) Apache Hive
6 14 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.16%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (4.37%) Power BI
9 10 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.57%) KDB
10 9 (3.57%) Kdb+
11 8 (3.17%) QlikView
11 8 (3.17%) Tick Data
12 7 (2.78%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (2.38%) MySQL
13 6 (2.38%) Spotfire
14 5 (1.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (5.56%) JIRA
2 7 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.59%) ERwin
4 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.19%) Bower
5 3 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.19%) Selenium
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Appium
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.40%) ProC
7 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (32.14%) Finance
2 40 (15.87%) Marketing
3 34 (13.49%) Banking
4 20 (7.94%) Front Office
5 17 (6.75%) Retail
6 12 (4.76%) Back Office
6 12 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.57%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.78%) Legal
9 5 (1.98%) Electronics
9 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.98%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.59%) Advertising
10 4 (1.59%) Games
10 4 (1.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.79%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (35.32%) Analyst
2 58 (23.02%) Data Scientist
3 42 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 24 (9.52%) Developer
5 13 (5.16%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 12 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 12 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (3.97%) Consultant
7 10 (3.97%) Junior
8 9 (3.57%) Excel Analyst
8 9 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.57%) Senior Data Scientist
8 9 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
9 7 (2.78%) Insight Analyst
9 7 (2.78%) IT Support
9 7 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.38%) Big Data Analyst
10 6 (2.38%) Machine Learning Consultant
10 6 (2.38%) Qualitative Analyst
10 6 (2.38%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.54%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (3.57%) Kafka
2 9 (3.57%) Pandas
2 9 (3.57%) scikit-learn
3 8 (3.17%) D3.js
3 8 (3.17%) NumPy
3 8 (3.17%) XML
4 7 (2.78%) .NET
4 7 (2.78%) SciPy
5 6 (2.38%) CSS
5 6 (2.38%) Flask
5 6 (2.38%) HTML
6 5 (1.98%) Matplotlib
6 5 (1.98%) PySpark
7 4 (1.59%) Bokeh
7 4 (1.59%) Web Services
8 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.19%) React
8 3 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (18.65%) Computer Science
3 32 (12.70%) Algorithms
4 21 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.57%) Fintech
6 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.17%) Equities
6 8 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.17%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.17%) TWAP
6 8 (3.17%) VWAP
7 7 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.78%) Derivative
8 5 (1.98%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.19%) FMCG
10 3 (1.19%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.71%) Windows
2 16 (6.35%) Linux
3 10 (3.97%) Android
3 10 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.78%) Unix
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.52%) Analytics
2 78 (30.95%) Mathematics
3 55 (21.83%) Machine Learning
4 39 (15.48%) Data Analysis
5 38 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 30 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 25 (9.92%) Data Modelling
9 23 (9.13%) Data Visualisation
10 22 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (8.73%) Economics
11 21 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (8.33%) Validation
12 18 (7.14%) Data Management
12 18 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
13 16 (6.35%) Econometrics
13 16 (6.35%) Scrum
14 14 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (5.56%) Physics
14 14 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 119 (47.22%) SQL
2 86 (34.13%) Python
3 84 (33.33%) R
4 40 (15.87%) Java
5 29 (11.51%) Scala
6 22 (8.73%) C#
7 20 (7.94%) C++
7 20 (7.94%) MATLAB
8 13 (5.16%) JavaScript
9 12 (4.76%) VBA
10 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.19%) Perl
11 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.19%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.79%) PHP
12 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) Ruby
13 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (36.11%) Degree
2 35 (13.89%) PhD
3 10 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.17%) Master's Degree
4 8 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.59%) CFA
6 4 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.59%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.19%) MBA
7 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) ISEB
8 2 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) CCA
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.40%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.59%) IFRS
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (1.19%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.79%) PMO
4 2 (0.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.98%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.19%) HDFS
3 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.79%) XenApp
4 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) FTK
2 2 (0.79%) Oozie
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (15.87%) Tableau
2 34 (13.49%) Oracle
3 21 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.75%) Google
5 12 (4.76%) Teradata
6 11 (4.37%) SAP
7 4 (1.59%) Apple
7 4 (1.59%) RapidMiner
8 3 (1.19%) Citrix
8 3 (1.19%) HP
8 3 (1.19%) hybris
8 3 (1.19%) VMware
9 2 (0.79%) Adobe
9 2 (0.79%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco
9 2 (0.79%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.79%) Huawei
9 2 (0.79%) IBM
9 2 (0.79%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.79%) Splunk
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