Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 November 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 > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 184 188
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +13
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 23
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +7.50% -15.66%
10th Percentile £302 £301 £178
90th Percentile £540 £444 £513
England median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £38.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £14.73 £20.36
% change year-on-year +45.96% -27.64% -5.31%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4600 4555 5222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.17% 80.08% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3079 3534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bristol -14 4 £400 -5.88%
Devon +3 2 £475 - 2
Somerset -4 1 £363 - 2
Wiltshire -5 1 £395 +13.26%
Dorset - 1 £218 -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) R
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Military
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 3 (30.00%) SPSS
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Physics
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (10.00%) OSINT
6 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) AWK
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) OSINT
5 1 (10.00%) Pattern Matching
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) R
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) AWK
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP