Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 271 276
Rank change year-on-year -30 +5 +16
Contract jobs citing Statistics 80 100 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.72% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 40
South East median daily rate £420 £348 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.86% -7.95% +16.15%
10th Percentile £145 £213 £262
90th Percentile £575 £438 £613
England median daily rate £422 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.43% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £19.34 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.56% +38.14% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £19.34 £10.10
90th Percentile £54.38 £19.34 £28.63
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +2.33% +72.00% -27.39%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,235 13,823 14,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.81% 84.18% 83.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,555 8,188 8,927
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £280 £259 £253
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 479 561
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +2.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistics in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley +12 31 £269 -17.31% 16
Surrey -22 20 £525 +35.48% 3
Hampshire -27 18 £420 +5.00% 12
Berkshire -7 16 £135 -56.80% 6
Buckinghamshire +20 10 £438 +16.59% 2
Oxfordshire +6 5 £163 -27.78% 8
East Sussex -4 5 £550 +59.42% 3
Kent -4 4 £330 -2.22% 3
Home Counties - 2 - -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 47 (58.75%) Mathematics
2 35 (43.75%) Analytics
3 33 (41.25%) Python
4 32 (40.00%) Degree
4 32 (40.00%) Data Science
5 28 (35.00%) Machine Learning
6 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (32.50%) R
7 26 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (31.25%) Computer Science
9 24 (30.00%) SQL
10 23 (28.75%) Algorithms
11 22 (27.50%) Visualisation
12 21 (26.25%) Software Engineering
13 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
13 19 (23.75%) Data Mining
14 18 (22.50%) Finance
15 16 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
15 16 (20.00%) Open Source
16 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (18.75%) Predictive Analysis
17 14 (17.50%) Sentiment Analysis
17 14 (17.50%) Tableau
17 14 (17.50%) Big Data
17 14 (17.50%) Decision-Making
17 14 (17.50%) Marketing
17 14 (17.50%) Linux
18 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
18 13 (16.25%) Git (software)

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (11.25%) Jupyter
2 8 (10.00%) SAS
3 7 (8.75%) Apache Spark
4 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (6.25%) SPSS
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) Simulink
5 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Wireless
2 2 (2.50%) 3G
2 2 (2.50%) 4G
2 2 (2.50%) GSM
2 2 (2.50%) ISDN
2 2 (2.50%) LTE
2 2 (2.50%) SDH
2 2 (2.50%) TETRA
2 2 (2.50%) UMTS
2 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.25%) 2G
3 1 (1.25%) 5G
3 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) Data Mining
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.50%) Big Data
3 11 (13.75%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.25%) HBase
6 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.00%) DB2
7 4 (5.00%) MySQL
7 4 (5.00%) OLAP
7 4 (5.00%) Text Mining
8 3 (3.75%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (3.75%) Pentaho
8 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) MSTest
2 9 (11.25%) Ranorex
2 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) JMeter
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) Ant
5 1 (1.25%) AnthillPro
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.25%) Gradle
5 1 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) Introscope
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Marketing
3 10 (12.50%) Games
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.75%) German Language
6 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.50%) Electronics
7 2 (2.50%) Legal
7 2 (2.50%) Retail
8 1 (1.25%) Back Office
8 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Data Scientist
2 9 (11.25%) Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Data Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Data Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Radio Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (2.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) D3.js
2 10 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 10 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
3 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (11.25%) Matplotlib
3 9 (11.25%) NumPy
3 9 (11.25%) Pandas
3 9 (11.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (11.25%) WCF
3 9 (11.25%) WinForms
3 9 (11.25%) WPF
4 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 8 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Core
5 5 (6.25%) Kafka
6 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 23 (28.75%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.75%) User Experience
5 4 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.75%) Social Media
7 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.25%) CMDB
8 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.25%) FMCG
8 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 7 (8.75%) Unix
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Mathematics
2 35 (43.75%) Analytics
3 32 (40.00%) Data Science
4 28 (35.00%) Machine Learning
5 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (27.50%) Visualisation
7 21 (26.25%) Software Engineering
8 16 (20.00%) Open Source
8 16 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
9 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (18.75%) Predictive Analysis
10 14 (17.50%) Decision-Making
10 14 (17.50%) Sentiment Analysis
11 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
12 12 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (13.75%) Data Analytics
13 11 (13.75%) Economics
13 11 (13.75%) Test Automation
14 10 (12.50%) SDLC
15 9 (11.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Python
2 26 (32.50%) R
3 24 (30.00%) SQL
4 11 (13.75%) C#
5 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.75%) Java
8 6 (7.50%) C++
8 6 (7.50%) MATLAB
8 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.75%) C
9 3 (3.75%) HiveQL
9 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.75%) Scala
9 3 (3.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (6.25%) PhD
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) ISEB
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 4 (5.00%) GDPR
3 4 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) NFS
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Kibana
2 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Tableau
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) Splunk
4 4 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.75%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) Talend
6 2 (2.50%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.25%) BMC
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) MapR
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy