Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Trend Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 18 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.

Trend Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 328 336
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 47 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 31
South East median daily rate £506 £245 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.63% -38.75% +25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £164 £150
90th Percentile £541 £575 £488
England median daily rate £494 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +41.28% +7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £19.00 - £16.55
England median hourly rate £17.38 £40.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -56.56% +148.60% +5.51%

Trend Analysis 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 13,720 12,564 14,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.11% 81.90% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,243 7,459 8,904
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 620
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £52.78
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend Analysis
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 Trend Analysis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trend Analysis in the South East

Trend Analysis
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 Trend Analysis within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire +30 20 £527 - 3
Thames Valley -20 13 £215 -12.24% 3
Surrey -29 9 £300 -45.45% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £215 +104.76% 1
Berkshire -29 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £500 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Trend Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 26 (55.32%) Python
1 26 (55.32%) Data Science
2 25 (53.19%) Analytics
3 24 (51.06%) R
4 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (46.81%) Visualisation
5 22 (46.81%) Statistics
6 21 (44.68%) Data Mining
6 21 (44.68%) Pandas
6 21 (44.68%) Matplotlib
6 21 (44.68%) Machine Learning
6 21 (44.68%) NumPy
6 21 (44.68%) Jupyter
7 20 (42.55%) Predictive Analysis
7 20 (42.55%) Sentiment Analysis
7 20 (42.55%) Data Cleansing
8 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (36.17%) Games
9 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
9 17 (36.17%) D3.js
9 17 (36.17%) Tableau
9 17 (36.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 17 (36.17%) Unreal Engine
10 16 (34.04%) Mathematics
10 16 (34.04%) Quantitative Analysis
10 16 (34.04%) Data Analysis
11 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
11 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
11 15 (31.91%) Open Source
11 15 (31.91%) Collaborative Working

Trend Analysis
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 21 (44.68%) Jupyter
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) Data Mining
2 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.51%) MS Access
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.26%) HBase
5 2 (4.26%) Mahout
5 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (36.17%) Games
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Data Scientist
2 20 (42.55%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Change Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Telephony Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Developer
7 1 (2.13%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) Matplotlib
1 21 (44.68%) NumPy
1 21 (44.68%) Pandas
2 17 (36.17%) D3.js
2 17 (36.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 17 (36.17%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (4.26%) PySpark
3 2 (4.26%) scikit-learn
3 2 (4.26%) Seaborn
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.02%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.13%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Data Science
2 25 (53.19%) Analytics
3 22 (46.81%) Statistics
3 22 (46.81%) Visualisation
4 21 (44.68%) Machine Learning
5 20 (42.55%) Data Cleansing
5 20 (42.55%) Predictive Analysis
5 20 (42.55%) Sentiment Analysis
6 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) Data Analysis
7 16 (34.04%) Mathematics
7 16 (34.04%) Quantitative Analysis
8 15 (31.91%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (31.91%) Open Source
8 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
9 10 (21.28%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (14.89%) Data Management
10 7 (14.89%) Resource Management
11 6 (12.77%) Service Management
11 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Python
2 24 (51.06%) R
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) VBA
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 14 (29.79%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Tableau
2 3 (6.38%) FireEye
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec
3 2 (4.26%) MapR
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) BMC
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow