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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 609 597
Rank change year-on-year +41 -12  
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 32 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.069% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 21
Median daily rate £500 £390 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.20% -32.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £285 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £513
% change year-on-year +46.15% -36.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £64.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

Predictive Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37817 44820 42796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.06% 82.80% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25004 29451 26544
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 1102 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Predictive Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Predictive Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Predictive Analytics in the UK

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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

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Top 16 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 29 £500 +28.20% 30
London +29 20 £500 +19.76% 12
South East +25 7 £475 +80.95% 4
City of London +13 4 £506 +54.58% 3
Brighton - 4 £538 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £538 - 1
Berkshire +27 3 £421 +60.47% 1
Scotland - 3 £475 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £421 -
East of England +2 1 £525 +44.82% 1
North West - 1 £465 - 4
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £465 - 3
Stirling - 1 £475 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 66 (100.00%) Analytics
2 29 (43.94%) Python
3 28 (42.42%) Big Data
4 27 (40.91%) Machine Learning
5 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (34.85%) R
7 22 (33.33%) SQL
7 22 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (31.82%) Finance
9 19 (28.79%) SAS
9 19 (28.79%) Hadoop
10 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
11 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (21.21%) Apache Spark
13 13 (19.70%) Data Management
13 13 (19.70%) Statistics
13 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (19.70%) Visualisation
14 12 (18.18%) Tableau
14 12 (18.18%) Algorithms
15 11 (16.67%) Data Analytics
15 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (16.67%) Apache Hive
16 10 (15.15%) MATLAB
16 10 (15.15%) Project Management
16 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
17 9 (13.64%) Java
18 8 (12.12%) Scrum
18 8 (12.12%) Power BI

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 19 (28.79%) SAS
2 14 (21.21%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Confluence
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.03%) CMS
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) CPLEX
1 6 (9.09%) SPSS
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.52%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) Big Data
2 19 (28.79%) Hadoop
3 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 8 (12.12%) Power BI
6 7 (10.61%) QlikView
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
7 6 (9.09%) Data Mining
7 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.55%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.55%) Neo4j
9 3 (4.55%) Sqoop
9 3 (4.55%) Triplestore
10 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (3.03%) HDInsight
10 2 (3.03%) Lumira
10 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) FishEye
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.52%) JUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Front Office
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Data Scientist
2 11 (16.67%) Architect
3 9 (13.64%) Data Architect
3 9 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Analytics Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Hadoop Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Analytics Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Machine Learning Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Report Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Report Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.55%) CSS
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.03%) Angular 2
3 2 (3.03%) CSS3
3 2 (3.03%) HTML5
3 2 (3.03%) JSON
3 2 (3.03%) Kafka
3 2 (3.03%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) Sass
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) D3.js
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) PMI
4 2 (3.03%) Social Network
4 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Online Games
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Analytics
2 27 (40.91%) Machine Learning
3 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
6 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.70%) Data Management
7 13 (19.70%) Statistics
7 13 (19.70%) Visualisation
8 11 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
9 10 (15.15%) Project Management
10 8 (12.12%) Scrum
11 7 (10.61%) Business Analytics
11 7 (10.61%) Data Architecture
11 7 (10.61%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (10.61%) ETL
11 7 (10.61%) Predictive Modelling
12 6 (9.09%) Fraud Modelling
12 6 (9.09%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Python
2 23 (34.85%) R
3 22 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) MATLAB
5 9 (13.64%) Java
6 7 (10.61%) Scala
7 3 (4.55%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) PhD
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Apache Flume
1 3 (4.55%) HDFS
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ambari
1 2 (3.03%) Oozie
2 1 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Tableau
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) ILOG
4 5 (7.58%) MapR
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle
6 3 (4.55%) Alteryx
6 3 (4.55%) Cloudera
6 3 (4.55%) Google
6 3 (4.55%) Hortonworks
6 3 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.03%) GoldenSource
7 2 (3.03%) Platfora
7 2 (3.03%) Teradata
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe
8 1 (1.52%) Informatica
8 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.52%) Monetate
8 1 (1.52%) Optimizely
8 1 (1.52%) PTC
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