The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Statistical Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 29 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.

Statistical Analysis
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 572 539
Rank change year-on-year +44 -33  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 77 76 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 47
Median daily rate £418 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.10% +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £228 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +33.00%  

Statistical Analysis 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 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
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 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +50 71 £431 -9.36% 31
London +35 39 £375 -31.81% 16
East of England -6 9 £425 -15.00% 2
South East +13 7 £443 +86.52% 3
Essex -14 6 £460 -8.00% 1
East Midlands - 6 £390 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £460 -
Scotland +27 4 £388 -20.51% 4
Edinburgh +22 4 £388 +3.33% 3
City of London -8 4 £280 -44.00% 3
Yorkshire +15 3 £465 +43.07% 1
West Yorkshire +14 3 £465 +43.07% 1
West Sussex +7 3 £436 +2.58%
Leeds +4 3 £465 +43.07% 1
South West -4 3 - - 2
East Grinstead - 3 £436 -
Berkshire +26 2 £550 +144.44% 1
West Midlands +14 2 £313 -42.71% 2
Cardiff - 2 £405 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 - 1
Northampton - 2 £663 -
West Bromwich - 2 £313 -
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £663 -
South Wales - 2 £405 -
Wales - 2 £405 -
Hampshire +11 1 £725 +246.88%
North West - 1 - - 5
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £390 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 67 (40.36%) SQL
2 60 (36.14%) Finance
3 52 (31.33%) Python
4 49 (29.52%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (27.11%) R
6 40 (24.10%) Analytics
7 38 (22.89%) Machine Learning
8 36 (21.69%) SAS
9 35 (21.08%) Degree
10 34 (20.48%) Big Data
11 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (19.88%) Algorithms
11 33 (19.88%) Statistics
12 32 (19.28%) Mathematics
13 31 (18.67%) Microsoft
14 28 (16.87%) Data Mining
14 28 (16.87%) Marketing
14 28 (16.87%) Hadoop
15 27 (16.27%) Security Cleared
15 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (16.27%) Data Analysis
15 27 (16.27%) Java
16 26 (15.66%) C++
16 26 (15.66%) Scala
17 25 (15.06%) Apache Spark
17 25 (15.06%) Linux
18 24 (14.46%) Apache Hive
19 22 (13.25%) MS Excel
19 22 (13.25%) Credit Risk
20 20 (12.05%) SC Cleared

Statistical Analysis
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 (21.69%) SAS
2 25 (15.06%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.82%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.01%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 22 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.04%) SPSS
3 14 (8.43%) MS Office
3 14 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (5.42%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (4.82%) Stata
6 4 (2.41%) MS Project
6 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.41%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.60%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.60%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (0.60%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.60%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.60%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.60%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.83%) GitHub
2 9 (5.42%) IaaS
2 9 (5.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Flurry Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) Kerberos
1 13 (7.83%) LDAP
2 10 (6.02%) Internet
3 9 (5.42%) DKIM
3 9 (5.42%) DMARC
3 9 (5.42%) SMTP
4 4 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.48%) Big Data
2 28 (16.87%) Data Mining
2 28 (16.87%) Hadoop
3 24 (14.46%) Apache Hive
4 10 (6.02%) Power BI
4 10 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.42%) QlikView
5 9 (5.42%) Spotfire
6 7 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (4.22%) MySQL
7 6 (3.61%) Ingres
8 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.41%) Mahout
9 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.81%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.81%) GIS
10 3 (1.81%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (1.81%) SAS EBI
10 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Git (software)
1 13 (7.83%) Jenkins
1 13 (7.83%) Maven
2 5 (3.01%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.60%) GoCD
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (36.14%) Finance
2 28 (16.87%) Marketing
3 10 (6.02%) Banking
4 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.41%) Electronics
5 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (30.72%) Analyst
2 26 (15.66%) Data Scientist
3 22 (13.25%) Developer
4 16 (9.64%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.83%) Data Analyst
5 13 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.02%) Hadoop Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Consultant
8 8 (4.82%) Statistical Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Big Data Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Market Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Qualitative Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Quantitative Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Risk Manager
10 6 (3.61%) Machine Learning Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.63%) D3.js
2 7 (4.22%) Web Services
3 6 (3.61%) Middleware
3 6 (3.61%) NumPy
3 6 (3.61%) scikit-learn
4 5 (3.01%) Django
4 5 (3.01%) Flask
4 5 (3.01%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (1.81%) XML
5 3 (1.81%) XSLT
6 1 (0.60%) .NET
6 1 (0.60%) Drools
6 1 (0.60%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) Spring
6 1 (0.60%) Struts
6 1 (0.60%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.88%) Algorithms
1 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.25%) Credit Risk
3 15 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.63%) Derivative
5 7 (4.22%) Market Risk
6 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.01%) NHS
7 5 (3.01%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.81%) PKI
9 2 (1.20%) Life Science
9 2 (1.20%) User Experience
10 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.60%) Fintech
10 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.60%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.06%) Linux
2 14 (8.43%) Unix
3 4 (2.41%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) HPUX
4 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.52%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (24.10%) Analytics
3 38 (22.89%) Machine Learning
4 33 (19.88%) Statistics
5 32 (19.28%) Mathematics
6 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (16.27%) Data Analysis
7 20 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (12.05%) Validation
8 19 (11.45%) Project Management
9 18 (10.84%) Visualisation
10 17 (10.24%) DevOps
11 16 (9.64%) Web Analytics
12 15 (9.04%) Data Engineering
13 14 (8.43%) Complexity Analysis
13 14 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (8.43%) Scrum
14 12 (7.23%) Risk Management
14 12 (7.23%) UML
15 11 (6.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.36%) SQL
2 52 (31.33%) Python
3 45 (27.11%) R
4 27 (16.27%) Java
5 26 (15.66%) C++
5 26 (15.66%) Scala
6 16 (9.64%) MATLAB
7 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
8 13 (7.83%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.63%) C
10 10 (6.02%) C#
11 8 (4.82%) VBA
12 4 (2.41%) Cython
13 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.20%) Perl
15 1 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.60%) Groovy
15 1 (0.60%) PHP
15 1 (0.60%) Ruby
15 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (21.08%) Degree
2 27 (16.27%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.02%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.61%) PhD
6 2 (1.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.41%) IFRS
3 4 (2.41%) IFRS 9
3 4 (2.41%) PMO
4 3 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.81%) GDPR
4 3 (1.81%) GPG13
4 3 (1.81%) ISO27002
5 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) vCloud
2 2 (1.20%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) Ansible
1 13 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (7.83%) Puppet
2 5 (3.01%) Kibana
3 4 (2.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) Tableau
3 14 (8.43%) Oracle
4 13 (7.83%) Hortonworks
5 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.82%) SAP
7 7 (4.22%) RapidMiner
8 6 (3.61%) HP
9 5 (3.01%) Cisco
9 5 (3.01%) VMware
10 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.41%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.41%) ESRI
10 4 (2.41%) Software AG
10 4 (2.41%) webMethods
11 3 (1.81%) CA
11 3 (1.81%) Cognos
12 2 (1.20%) IFS
12 2 (1.20%) Minitab
13 1 (0.60%) Castleton
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