Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Predictive Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Predictive Analytics over the 6 months to 19 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.

Predictive Analytics
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 830 835
Rank change year-on-year +67 +5 -27
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 112 66 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.063% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.075% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 41
UK median daily rate £575 £476 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -13.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £425 £351 £388
90th Percentile £695 £825 £950
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £750
% change year-on-year -2.22% -25.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.68

Predictive Analytics 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

Predictive Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Predictive Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics.

Contractor daily rate trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +62 104 £575 +20.99% 17
London +14 70 £575 +21.05% 14
UK excluding London +29 42 £550 -2.22% 3
Midlands +35 15 £560 +24.44% 1
West Midlands +35 11 - - 1
South East -3 10 £438 -35.19%
East of England - 8 £550 -
Scotland - 7 £475 -
East Midlands +10 4 £560 +31.76%
Wales +15 1 £400 -46.67%
South West +6 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Predictive Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Predictive Analytics.

1 112 (100.00%) Analytics
2 72 (64.29%) Big Data
3 56 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 56 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 54 (48.21%) Python
5 51 (45.54%) R
6 47 (41.96%) SQL
7 46 (41.07%) Visualisation
8 44 (39.29%) Mathematics
9 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (36.61%) Apache Spark
11 38 (33.93%) Degree
12 37 (33.04%) Data Visualisation
13 34 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 28 (25.00%) Statistics
15 26 (23.21%) Finance
15 26 (23.21%) Algorithms
16 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
17 24 (21.43%) Scrum
18 22 (19.64%) Java
18 22 (19.64%) Tableau
19 21 (18.75%) NoSQL
19 21 (18.75%) Apache Hive
19 21 (18.75%) Data Modelling
19 21 (18.75%) Software Engineering
20 19 (16.96%) Oracle
20 19 (16.96%) Kanban
21 18 (16.07%) Predictive Modelling

Predictive Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 41 (36.61%) Apache Spark
2 15 (13.39%) SAS
3 11 (9.82%) GlassFish
3 11 (9.82%) JBoss
3 11 (9.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (9.82%) WildFly
4 4 (3.57%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SPSS
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.89%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (64.29%) Big Data
2 56 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 28 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 24 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (18.75%) Apache Hive
5 21 (18.75%) NoSQL
6 12 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (10.71%) Power BI
7 11 (9.82%) MySQL
7 11 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (8.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (8.93%) Qlik Sense
9 9 (8.04%) Data Mining
10 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 7 (6.25%) RDBMS
11 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
12 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (4.46%) Lumira
13 5 (4.46%) QlikView
14 4 (3.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Hudson
1 11 (9.82%) JBehave
1 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
1 11 (9.82%) JUnit
2 9 (8.04%) JIRA
3 5 (4.46%) ERwin
4 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Retail
3 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.04%) Banking
5 8 (7.14%) Marketing
6 7 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 6 (5.36%) Electronics
8 4 (3.57%) Front Office
8 4 (3.57%) Legal
9 2 (1.79%) Law
9 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (39.29%) Data Scientist
2 25 (22.32%) Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Data Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Digital Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Data Analytics Scientist
9 4 (3.57%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Analytics Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Consultant
10 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Data Scientist
10 3 (2.68%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) JSON
2 12 (10.71%) D3.js
2 12 (10.71%) RESTful
3 11 (9.82%) Hibernate
3 11 (9.82%) HornetQ
3 11 (9.82%) Java EE
3 11 (9.82%) JAX-RS
3 11 (9.82%) JMS
3 11 (9.82%) RESTEasy
3 11 (9.82%) Spring
3 11 (9.82%) Spring Boot
3 11 (9.82%) WireMock
4 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.57%) CSS
5 4 (3.57%) jQuery
5 4 (3.57%) MLlib
5 4 (3.57%) OpenFin
5 4 (3.57%) React
5 4 (3.57%) RHadoop
6 3 (2.68%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Algorithms
2 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 12 (10.71%) User Experience
5 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
6 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.36%) Taxonomies
8 4 (3.57%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.89%) Fintech
9 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Android
1 11 (9.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Analytics
2 56 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 46 (41.07%) Visualisation
4 44 (39.29%) Mathematics
5 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (33.04%) Data Visualisation
7 34 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (25.00%) Statistics
9 24 (21.43%) Scrum
10 21 (18.75%) Data Modelling
10 21 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 19 (16.96%) Kanban
12 18 (16.07%) Personalization
12 18 (16.07%) Predictive Modelling
13 13 (11.61%) Data Governance
14 12 (10.71%) SOA
14 12 (10.71%) TDD
14 12 (10.71%) Unit Testing
15 11 (9.82%) Data Analysis
15 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.21%) Python
2 51 (45.54%) R
3 47 (41.96%) SQL
4 22 (19.64%) Java
5 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.61%) Scala
6 7 (6.25%) C#
7 4 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) C++
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (33.93%) Degree
2 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) Master's Degree
4 7 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.68%) PhD
6 1 (0.89%) CFA
6 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) GCP
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Tableau
2 19 (16.96%) Oracle
3 17 (15.18%) SAP
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.46%) Cognos
6 5 (4.46%) Informatica
6 5 (4.46%) JDA
6 5 (4.46%) Splunk
7 4 (3.57%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.68%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.68%) Workday
9 2 (1.79%) Platfora
10 1 (0.89%) Kenexa
10 1 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.89%) Talend