Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Predictive Modelling
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 788 779 836
Rank change year-on-year -9 +57 -39
Contract jobs citing Predictive Modelling 108 107 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 80 43
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £320 £294 £290
90th Percentile £658 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £425
% change year-on-year +19.05% -25.88% +35.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

Predictive Modelling 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 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Predictive Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Modelling in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Predictive Modelling in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Predictive Modelling in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Predictive Modelling in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling within the UK 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
England -9 103 £475 +5.56% 19
London -25 71 £503 +11.67% 13
UK excluding London +54 38 £375 +19.05% 6
South East +10 12 £350 +20.69% 4
East of England +3 8 £603 +91.27% 1
Midlands +35 7 £369 -15.71%
North of England +58 5 £408 -4.06% 1
Scotland - 5 £360 -
East Midlands +2 4 £275 -
Yorkshire - 4 £426 -
West Midlands +21 3 £450 +2.86%
North West +26 1 £375 -11.76% 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Predictive Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 63 (58.33%) Python
2 57 (52.78%) Analytics
3 54 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 40 (37.04%) R
4 40 (37.04%) SQL
5 37 (34.26%) Big Data
6 36 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 36 (33.33%) Degree
7 32 (29.63%) Statistics
8 29 (26.85%) Mathematics
8 29 (26.85%) Hadoop
9 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (22.22%) Visualisation
11 21 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 20 (18.52%) Predictive Analytics
12 20 (18.52%) Tableau
13 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
14 18 (16.67%) Marketing
14 18 (16.67%) Algorithms
15 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (15.74%) ETL
15 17 (15.74%) SAS
16 15 (13.89%) CRM
16 15 (13.89%) Amazon Redshift
16 15 (13.89%) Apache Hive
17 14 (12.96%) Business Analytics
17 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
17 14 (12.96%) Finance

Predictive Modelling
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 36 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 17 (15.74%) SAS
3 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.41%) CMS
5 7 (6.48%) MS Project Server
6 6 (5.56%) Apache Pig
7 5 (4.63%) Confluence
8 2 (1.85%) Apache
8 2 (1.85%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.63%) SPSS
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) GitHub
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.85%) IaaS
4 2 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.26%) Big Data
2 29 (26.85%) Hadoop
3 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
4 15 (13.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (13.89%) Apache Hive
5 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.48%) Data Mining
8 6 (5.56%) Data Lake
8 6 (5.56%) Power BI
8 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.63%) OLAP
9 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.70%) Impala
10 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.70%) QlikView
10 4 (3.70%) Sqoop
10 4 (3.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) JIRA
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) RStudio
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (16.67%) Marketing
2 14 (12.96%) Finance
3 12 (11.11%) Retail
3 12 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Front Office
5 4 (3.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (42.59%) Data Scientist
2 18 (16.67%) Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Data Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Developer
5 12 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 4 (3.70%) Customer Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Junior
10 3 (2.78%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.78%) SSAS Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Applications Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Architect
11 2 (1.85%) Banking Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) Big Data Manager
11 2 (1.85%) IT Manager
11 2 (1.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) Pandas
2 10 (9.26%) NumPy
3 9 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (8.33%) PySpark
3 9 (8.33%) scikit-learn
4 5 (4.63%) D3.js
5 4 (3.70%) Kafka
5 4 (3.70%) MLlib
5 4 (3.70%) RHadoop
5 4 (3.70%) TensorFlow
6 3 (2.78%) RESTful
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Avro
7 2 (1.85%) CSS
7 2 (1.85%) HTML
7 2 (1.85%) Keras
7 2 (1.85%) Torch
7 2 (1.85%) Web Services
7 2 (1.85%) WebHDFS
8 1 (0.93%) Bokeh
8 1 (0.93%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.04%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.33%) Social Media
5 6 (5.56%) Virtual Team
6 5 (4.63%) Linked Data
6 5 (4.63%) Semantic Web
7 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.93%) FMCG
9 1 (0.93%) Life Science
9 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.78%) Analytics
2 54 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 32 (29.63%) Statistics
4 29 (26.85%) Mathematics
5 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 20 (18.52%) Predictive Analytics
8 17 (15.74%) ETL
9 15 (13.89%) CRM
10 14 (12.96%) Business Analytics
10 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
10 14 (12.96%) Statistical Analysis
11 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.11%) Scrum
11 12 (11.11%) SDLC
12 11 (10.19%) DevOps
13 10 (9.26%) Actionable Insight
13 10 (9.26%) Data Analysis
13 10 (9.26%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (58.33%) Python
2 40 (37.04%) R
2 40 (37.04%) SQL
3 6 (5.56%) C#
3 6 (5.56%) Java
4 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.63%) MATLAB
4 5 (4.63%) SPARQL
5 4 (3.70%) Scala
5 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) AWK
8 1 (0.93%) HiveQL
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.56%) PMP
3 4 (3.70%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 4 (3.70%) HDFS
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Oozie
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
3 2 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.52%) Tableau
3 10 (9.26%) Cloudera
4 6 (5.56%) Google
5 5 (4.63%) Alteryx
5 5 (4.63%) Netezza
6 4 (3.70%) IBM
6 4 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle
7 3 (2.78%) Pega
7 3 (2.78%) VMware
8 2 (1.85%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) Cognos
9 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.93%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.93%) Sybase
9 1 (0.93%) Teradata