Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 256 268
Rank change year-on-year -59 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Statistics 74 119 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.85% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 45
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +30.11% -20.88%
10th Percentile £300 £187 £138
90th Percentile £575 £475 £404
England median daily rate £448 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.48% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £19.34 £19.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.56% -0.95% -23.25%
10th Percentile £21.42 £19.34 £10.61
90th Percentile £24.44 £19.34 £31.38
England median hourly rate £23.98 £21.50 £14.73
% change year-on-year +11.53% +45.96% -26.35%

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 14,643 14,044 13,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.77% 84.36% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,805 8,416 8,251
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 460 588
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -4.43%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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
Surrey -4 32 £508 +10.93% 8
Thames Valley -4 18 £325 +18.18% 16
Hampshire -52 12 £350 -9.68% 4
Berkshire -19 11 £363 +45.00% 7
East Sussex -12 5 £550 +59.42%
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £175 -50.07% 3
Kent -5 4 £330 -5.71% 2
Oxfordshire +16 3 £163 -27.78% 6
Home Counties - 2 - -
West Sussex -13 1 £600 - 2
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 30 (40.54%) Analytics
2 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 27 (36.49%) Mathematics
3 26 (35.14%) Algorithms
4 24 (32.43%) Visualisation
5 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 21 (28.38%) Python
6 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
6 21 (28.38%) Data Science
7 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.68%) Machine Learning
9 18 (24.32%) Degree
9 18 (24.32%) R
10 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 14 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
12 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
12 13 (17.57%) .NET
13 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (16.22%) Power BI
14 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (14.86%) Big Data
14 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.86%) Statistical Analysis
14 11 (14.86%) C#
14 11 (14.86%) Linux
14 11 (14.86%) Data Mining
15 10 (13.51%) Finance
15 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
15 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (9.46%) SAS
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.05%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SPSS
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) 3G
1 2 (2.70%) 4G
1 2 (2.70%) GSM
1 2 (2.70%) ISDN
1 2 (2.70%) LTE
1 2 (2.70%) SDH
1 2 (2.70%) TETRA
1 2 (2.70%) UMTS
1 2 (2.70%) Wireless
1 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.35%) 2G
2 1 (1.35%) 5G
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) NAS
2 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) Power BI
3 11 (14.86%) Big Data
3 11 (14.86%) Data Mining
4 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.11%) Impala
5 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.05%) Text Mining
8 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.70%) DB2
8 2 (2.70%) KNIME
8 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) MSTest
2 9 (12.16%) Ranorex
2 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) AnthillPro
5 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.70%) Hudson
5 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) JMeter
5 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) Gradle
6 1 (1.35%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.35%) TestRail
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Games
5 2 (2.70%) German Language
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Data Scientist
2 11 (14.86%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Principal Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Principal Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) IT Support
7 3 (4.05%) Radio Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) HR Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
2 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (12.16%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (12.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (12.16%) WCF
2 9 (12.16%) WinForms
2 9 (12.16%) WPF
3 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
4 6 (8.11%) XML
5 5 (6.76%) .NET Core
6 4 (5.41%) D3.js
6 4 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (5.41%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (5.41%) Web Services
7 3 (4.05%) Matplotlib
7 3 (4.05%) NumPy
7 3 (4.05%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.14%) Algorithms
2 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.05%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) CMDB
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Unix
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Analytics
2 27 (36.49%) Mathematics
3 24 (32.43%) Visualisation
4 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
4 21 (28.38%) Data Science
5 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.68%) Machine Learning
7 14 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
9 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (14.86%) Statistical Analysis
11 10 (13.51%) SDLC
12 9 (12.16%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (12.16%) MVC
12 9 (12.16%) OO
12 9 (12.16%) OOD
12 9 (12.16%) SOLID
13 8 (10.81%) Open Source
13 8 (10.81%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 21 (28.38%) Python
3 18 (24.32%) R
4 11 (14.86%) C#
5 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.46%) Java
7 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.76%) C++
9 4 (5.41%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.05%) C
10 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.35%) Delphi
11 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) PhD
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.70%) MCSE
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCIE
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.76%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Tableau
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) Progress
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.35%) BMC
5 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.35%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.35%) EMC
5 1 (1.35%) MapR
5 1 (1.35%) Remedy
5 1 (1.35%) VMware