Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 296 335
Rank change year-on-year -19 +39 +42
Contract jobs citing Statistics 347 341 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.83% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.97% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 230 178
London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £210
90th Percentile £688 £663 £679
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
London median hourly rate £26.75 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +27.91% +10.26%
10th Percentile £17.15 £25.85 £8.38
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.55 £52.25
England median hourly rate £24.98 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% +20.93% +10.26%

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 40,129 35,222 37,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.66% 85.90% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,272 25,345 27,124
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £645
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 398 459
London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.53% +7.07%
10th Percentile £13.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.58 £53.94 £50.20
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -61 53 £496 -0.80% 30
West London -16 21 £255 -21.54% 10
East London +1 6 £600 +37.14% 7
South London -34 6 £450 - 3
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 133 (38.33%) SQL
2 132 (38.04%) Python
3 113 (32.56%) Mathematics
4 110 (31.70%) Data Science
5 95 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (27.09%) Degree
7 93 (26.80%) Analytics
8 91 (26.22%) R
9 90 (25.94%) Machine Learning
10 89 (25.65%) Finance
11 86 (24.78%) Computer Science
12 60 (17.29%) Microsoft
13 54 (15.56%) Hadoop
14 52 (14.99%) Banking
15 51 (14.70%) Apache Spark
16 48 (13.83%) SAS
16 48 (13.83%) Visualisation
16 48 (13.83%) Big Data
17 47 (13.54%) Tableau
18 40 (11.53%) Microsoft Excel
19 39 (11.24%) Data Analysis
20 38 (10.95%) Management Information System
21 37 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
22 33 (9.51%) Active Directory
22 33 (9.51%) Marketing
23 32 (9.22%) Data Visualisation
23 32 (9.22%) PhD
23 32 (9.22%) Windows
24 31 (8.93%) Security Cleared
24 31 (8.93%) Scala

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 51 (14.70%) Apache Spark
2 48 (13.83%) SAS
3 23 (6.63%) SharePoint
4 21 (6.05%) Apache
5 18 (5.19%) Jupyter
6 16 (4.61%) Apache Pig
7 12 (3.46%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (1.15%) CMS
9 3 (0.86%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.29%) IIS
11 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (11.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (6.05%) SPSS
4 14 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.88%) Stata
6 8 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (1.44%) Weka
8 2 (0.58%) EViews
9 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.86%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.58%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.61%) Office 365
2 13 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (2.02%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.86%) GitHub
5 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.86%) npm
5 3 (0.86%) SaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) Dialogflow
7 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.75%) Skype
2 9 (2.59%) Firewall
3 7 (2.02%) BGP
3 7 (2.02%) EIGRP
3 7 (2.02%) Multicast
3 7 (2.02%) OSPF
4 6 (1.73%) FCoE
4 6 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (1.73%) iSCSI
5 5 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.44%) Internet
5 5 (1.44%) Network Security
6 4 (1.15%) DHCP
6 4 (1.15%) DNS
6 4 (1.15%) VPN
7 3 (0.86%) IPsec
7 3 (0.86%) SSL
7 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.86%) VSAN
8 2 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.56%) Hadoop
2 48 (13.83%) Big Data
3 26 (7.49%) Apache Hive
4 20 (5.76%) MongoDB
4 20 (5.76%) Power BI
4 20 (5.76%) SQL Server
5 19 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (5.19%) HBase
7 16 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.32%) Data Mining
9 14 (4.03%) Mahout
9 14 (4.03%) MySQL
9 14 (4.03%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.59%) OLTP
10 9 (2.59%) Spotfire
11 8 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (2.02%) KDB
12 7 (2.02%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (7.20%) JIRA
2 5 (1.44%) ERwin
2 5 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.86%) Bower
3 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.86%) PVCS
4 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.29%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (0.29%) JMeter
4 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.29%) MSI
4 1 (0.29%) PyCharm
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (25.65%) Finance
2 52 (14.99%) Banking
3 33 (9.51%) Marketing
4 16 (4.61%) Retail
5 15 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.75%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.17%) Front Office
8 7 (2.02%) Advertising
8 7 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.73%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.15%) French Language
10 4 (1.15%) Law
10 4 (1.15%) Legal
10 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.15%) Publishing
11 3 (0.86%) German Language
11 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.58%) Electronics
12 2 (0.58%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 99 (28.53%) Analyst
2 72 (20.75%) Data Scientist
3 60 (17.29%) Developer
4 36 (10.37%) Data Analyst
5 22 (6.34%) Python Developer
6 19 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (4.61%) Data Engineer
7 16 (4.61%) Senior Data Scientist
8 14 (4.03%) Service Analyst
8 14 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (4.03%) SQL Analyst
9 13 (3.75%) Insight Analyst
9 13 (3.75%) IT Trainer
9 13 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 13 (3.75%) Trainer
10 12 (3.46%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.88%) Business Analyst
11 10 (2.88%) SAS Analyst
12 9 (2.59%) Administrator
12 9 (2.59%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.07%) scikit-learn
2 26 (7.49%) Pandas
3 25 (7.20%) NumPy
4 21 (6.05%) Seaborn
5 20 (5.76%) Matplotlib
6 15 (4.32%) PySpark
7 14 (4.03%) TensorFlow
8 13 (3.75%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (2.88%) Bokeh
9 10 (2.88%) D3.js
9 10 (2.88%) ggplot
9 10 (2.88%) SciPy
10 9 (2.59%) Velocity
11 8 (2.31%) Keras
12 7 (2.02%) .NET
12 7 (2.02%) XML
13 6 (1.73%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.73%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (1.44%) Kafka
14 5 (1.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 95 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (24.78%) Computer Science
3 38 (10.95%) Management Information System
4 25 (7.20%) Algorithms
5 24 (6.92%) Smartphone
6 15 (4.32%) NHS
7 13 (3.75%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.88%) Replication
9 9 (2.59%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.02%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.73%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.73%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.73%) VWAP
12 5 (1.44%) User Experience
13 4 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.86%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.86%) Grid Computing
14 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.58%) FMCG
15 2 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.22%) Windows
2 30 (8.65%) Linux
3 23 (6.63%) Unix
4 22 (6.34%) Android
4 22 (6.34%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.32%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.88%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (32.56%) Mathematics
2 110 (31.70%) Data Science
3 93 (26.80%) Analytics
4 90 (25.94%) Machine Learning
5 48 (13.83%) Visualisation
6 39 (11.24%) Data Analysis
7 37 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (9.22%) Data Visualisation
9 29 (8.36%) ETL
9 29 (8.36%) Incident Management
9 29 (8.36%) Statistical Analysis
10 27 (7.78%) ITSM
11 25 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (7.20%) Data Modelling
11 25 (7.20%) Service Management
12 24 (6.92%) Actionable Insight
12 24 (6.92%) Data Analytics
12 24 (6.92%) Economics
12 24 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (6.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (38.33%) SQL
2 132 (38.04%) Python
3 91 (26.22%) R
4 31 (8.93%) Scala
5 26 (7.49%) Java
6 24 (6.92%) C++
7 15 (4.32%) MATLAB
8 14 (4.03%) C#
9 11 (3.17%) VBA
10 8 (2.31%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.02%) Perl
12 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.86%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.58%) AWK
14 2 (0.58%) PHP
14 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.58%) Ruby
14 2 (0.58%) sed
Qualifications
1 94 (27.09%) Degree
2 32 (9.22%) PhD
3 31 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.63%) SC Cleared
5 22 (6.34%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (2.88%) Master's Degree
8 9 (2.59%) CCNP
8 9 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.86%) MCSA
10 3 (0.86%) MCSE
10 3 (0.86%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.58%) ISEB
11 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.05%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.90%) SLA
3 15 (4.32%) PMO
4 9 (2.59%) QA
5 5 (1.44%) CDISC
6 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.29%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) IFRS
7 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.73%) NFS
3 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.86%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.86%) IAG
4 3 (0.86%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (6.05%) SCCM
2 9 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.73%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.58%) Ansible
6 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) Puppet
6 2 (0.58%) Salt
6 2 (0.58%) Terraform
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Graphite
7 1 (0.29%) Kibana
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.54%) Tableau
3 31 (8.93%) Google
4 18 (5.19%) Cisco
5 17 (4.90%) HP
6 16 (4.61%) MapR
7 10 (2.88%) Oracle
8 8 (2.31%) Adobe
8 8 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.02%) Apple
9 7 (2.02%) Cognos
9 7 (2.02%) Ivanti
9 7 (2.02%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.02%) Teradata
9 7 (2.02%) Tufin
10 6 (1.73%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.73%) Brocade
10 6 (1.73%) Citrix
10 6 (1.73%) EMC
10 6 (1.73%) Remedy