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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 610 610
Rank change year-on-year +88 0  
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 65 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.079% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.095% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 19
Median daily rate £515 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £636 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 20 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 25 June 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 +63 55 £525 +6.59% 23
London +14 41 £550 +4.76% 11
South East +44 10 £388 +10.71% 4
Scotland - 10 £475 -
Brighton - 7 £325 -
East Sussex - 7 £325 -
Edinburgh - 6 - -
City of London +3 5 £715 +37.83% 2
Stirling - 4 £475 -
Berkshire +19 3 £425 +21.42% 2
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Warwick - 2 - - 1
Slough - 2 £431 -
Reading - 1 £425 - 2
Luton - 1 £500 - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
Westminster - 1 £575 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 90 (100.00%) Analytics
2 44 (48.89%) Big Data
3 41 (45.56%) SQL
4 40 (44.44%) Python
5 38 (42.22%) R
5 38 (42.22%) Visualisation
6 37 (41.11%) Machine Learning
7 33 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (34.44%) Data Visualisation
9 30 (33.33%) Hadoop
10 29 (32.22%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (25.56%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (24.44%) Mathematics
13 21 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (23.33%) Finance
14 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
15 19 (21.11%) Degree
15 19 (21.11%) Scrum
15 19 (21.11%) SAP
16 18 (20.00%) SAS
16 18 (20.00%) Algorithms
17 17 (18.89%) Apache Spark
18 16 (17.78%) Java
18 16 (17.78%) Data Modelling
19 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (16.67%) JSON
19 15 (16.67%) Apache Hive
20 14 (15.56%) QlikView

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 18 (20.00%) SAS
2 17 (18.89%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.44%) Confluence
4 3 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.33%) JBoss
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.33%) WildFly
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) nginx
6 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SPSS
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.22%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) HFM
2 1 (1.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.11%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (48.89%) Big Data
2 30 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 23 (25.56%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 15 (16.67%) Apache Hive
7 14 (15.56%) Qlik Sense
7 14 (15.56%) QlikView
8 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (10.00%) NoSQL
10 7 (7.78%) Data Mining
10 7 (7.78%) Lumira
10 7 (7.78%) SAP BW
11 6 (6.67%) Power BI
12 5 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
13 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (3.33%) MySQL
15 2 (2.22%) Impala
15 2 (2.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) JIRA
2 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.44%) JUnit
4 3 (3.33%) Hudson
4 3 (3.33%) JBehave
5 1 (1.11%) FishEye
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Marketing
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Electronics
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Data Scientist
2 15 (16.67%) Developer
3 8 (8.89%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Consultant
4 7 (7.78%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (4.44%) Programmer
7 4 (4.44%) QlikView Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (3.33%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) JSON
2 10 (11.11%) D3.js
2 10 (11.11%) HTML
3 9 (10.00%) HTML5
4 7 (7.78%) REST
5 5 (5.56%) SOAP
5 5 (5.56%) Web Services
6 4 (4.44%) RESTful
7 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.33%) CSS
7 3 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.33%) HornetQ
7 3 (3.33%) Java EE
7 3 (3.33%) JAX-RS
7 3 (3.33%) JMS
7 3 (3.33%) Node.js
7 3 (3.33%) RESTEasy
7 3 (3.33%) Spring
7 3 (3.33%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.33%) User Experience
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) PMI
6 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.11%) Online Games
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Android
1 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Analytics
2 38 (42.22%) Visualisation
3 37 (41.11%) Machine Learning
4 33 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (34.44%) Data Visualisation
6 22 (24.44%) Mathematics
7 19 (21.11%) Scrum
8 16 (17.78%) Data Modelling
9 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (15.56%) Data Analysis
11 12 (13.33%) Data Management
11 12 (13.33%) Statistics
12 11 (12.22%) Dashboard Development
12 11 (12.22%) Data Analytics
13 10 (11.11%) Kanban
13 10 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
14 9 (10.00%) Data Governance
14 9 (10.00%) ETL
14 9 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.56%) SQL
2 40 (44.44%) Python
3 38 (42.22%) R
4 16 (17.78%) Java
5 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.78%) PHP
6 7 (7.78%) Scala
7 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.44%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.33%) C#
10 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.22%) VBA
11 1 (1.11%) Groovy
11 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (7.78%) PhD
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) PMP
6 1 (1.11%) CFA
6 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) SAP
2 10 (11.11%) Tableau
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.44%) Informatica
6 3 (3.33%) Google
6 3 (3.33%) Splunk
7 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.22%) MapR
7 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.11%) Adobe
8 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.11%) Monetate
8 1 (1.11%) Optimizely
8 1 (1.11%) Sage
8 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.11%) SIMUL8
8 1 (1.11%) Teradata
8 1 (1.11%) Vertica
8 1 (1.11%) Zuora
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