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 28 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.

Statistical Analysis
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 607 593
Rank change year-on-year +99 -14  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 102 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.082% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 26 24
Median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £265 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £772 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +316.66% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +316.66% -25.00%  

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 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 99202 112242 99576
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 £305 £284 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3122 2959 3052
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Statistical Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 28 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Top 10 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 28 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 +86 91 £389 -13.50% 35
London +44 55 £350 -22.22% 14
UK excluding London +60 43 £405 -10.00% 24
South East +38 15 £403 -15.15% 4
East of England +5 11 £405 - 4
Scotland +38 6 £450 -14.28% 3
North of England +60 4 £419 +28.84% 5
Midlands +19 3 - - 4
South West -3 3 - - 4
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 64 (36.16%) SQL
2 60 (33.90%) Finance
3 48 (27.12%) Analytics
4 47 (26.55%) SAS
5 44 (24.86%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (24.29%) Degree
7 37 (20.90%) Python
8 36 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (19.77%) R
10 34 (19.21%) Microsoft
11 33 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (18.08%) Mathematics
12 32 (18.08%) Machine Learning
13 31 (17.51%) Big Data
13 31 (17.51%) Statistics
14 28 (15.82%) Data Analysis
14 28 (15.82%) Tableau
14 28 (15.82%) Hadoop
15 25 (14.12%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (13.56%) Security Cleared
17 23 (12.99%) Validation
17 23 (12.99%) Data Mining
17 23 (12.99%) Marketing
18 22 (12.43%) Oracle
18 22 (12.43%) UML
19 20 (11.30%) Management Information System
19 20 (11.30%) SPSS
19 20 (11.30%) Scala
19 20 (11.30%) Apache Spark
20 19 (10.73%) Algorithms

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 47 (26.55%) SAS
2 20 (11.30%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.95%) Apache
4 5 (2.82%) ArcGIS
4 5 (2.82%) CMS
4 5 (2.82%) Drupal
5 4 (2.26%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 25 (14.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (11.30%) SPSS
3 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (9.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (6.78%) Stata
6 10 (5.65%) MS Visio
7 8 (4.52%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Google Analytics
2 6 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) AdWords
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.56%) Flurry Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.51%) Big Data
2 28 (15.82%) Hadoop
3 23 (12.99%) Data Mining
4 15 (8.47%) MySQL
5 14 (7.91%) Ingres
6 13 (7.34%) QlikView
7 12 (6.78%) Spotfire
8 11 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.65%) Power BI
9 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.52%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.52%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (2.82%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.82%) GIS
12 4 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.26%) Neo4j
12 4 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.69%) SAS EBI
13 3 (1.69%) Text Mining
14 2 (1.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Cucumber
1 7 (3.95%) Gradle
1 7 (3.95%) Maven
1 7 (3.95%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.13%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.13%) JIRA
General
1 60 (33.90%) Finance
2 23 (12.99%) Marketing
3 18 (10.17%) Legal
4 15 (8.47%) Banking
5 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.52%) Front Office
7 5 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.26%) Electronics
8 4 (2.26%) Law
8 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.69%) Publishing
9 3 (1.69%) Retail
10 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.13%) Military
11 1 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Billing
11 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (36.72%) Analyst
2 28 (15.82%) Developer
3 24 (13.56%) Business Analyst
3 24 (13.56%) Data Scientist
4 17 (9.60%) Data Analyst
5 10 (5.65%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.08%) Python Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Architect
8 7 (3.95%) Consultant
8 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Risk Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Information Officer
9 6 (3.39%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (3.39%) Machine Learning Consultant
9 6 (3.39%) SAS Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Security Officer
9 6 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.82%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.47%) Middleware
2 11 (6.21%) Kafka
2 11 (6.21%) XML
3 9 (5.08%) XSLT
4 6 (3.39%) D3.js
4 6 (3.39%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (3.39%) Web Services
5 4 (2.26%) Django
5 4 (2.26%) GraphX
6 2 (1.13%) Flask
6 2 (1.13%) JSON
6 2 (1.13%) REST
6 2 (1.13%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.13%) WSDL
6 2 (1.13%) XSD
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Avro
7 1 (0.56%) Qt
7 1 (0.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.86%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.30%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.73%) Algorithms
3 19 (10.73%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.21%) NHS
5 8 (4.52%) Equities
6 7 (3.95%) Credit Risk
6 7 (3.95%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.39%) Derivative
8 5 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.26%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.69%) PKI
10 3 (1.69%) User Experience
11 2 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.56%) Equity Risk
12 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
12 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.60%) Linux
2 13 (7.34%) Windows
3 7 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) HPUX
5 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.12%) Analytics
2 36 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (18.08%) Machine Learning
4 32 (18.08%) Mathematics
5 31 (17.51%) Statistics
6 28 (15.82%) Data Analysis
7 23 (12.99%) Validation
8 22 (12.43%) UML
9 19 (10.73%) Data Modelling
10 18 (10.17%) Project Management
10 18 (10.17%) Risk Management
10 18 (10.17%) Visualisation
11 17 (9.60%) Data Integration
11 17 (9.60%) Data Mapping
12 15 (8.47%) Data Munging
12 15 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (8.47%) Requirements Management
13 14 (7.91%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.16%) SQL
2 37 (20.90%) Python
3 35 (19.77%) R
4 20 (11.30%) Scala
5 19 (10.73%) Java
6 17 (9.60%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.08%) C
8 8 (4.52%) C++
8 8 (4.52%) VBA
9 4 (2.26%) VB
10 3 (1.69%) VBScript
11 2 (1.13%) C#
11 2 (1.13%) Cython
11 2 (1.13%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.56%) Lua
12 1 (0.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (24.29%) Degree
2 24 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.21%) PhD
5 9 (5.08%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.26%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.13%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.13%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CISM
9 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (3.95%) GDPR
3 6 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.39%) SLA
4 5 (2.82%) PMO
5 4 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.69%) GPG13
7 2 (1.13%) CDISC
7 2 (1.13%) IFRS
7 2 (1.13%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Docker
2 4 (2.26%) vCloud
3 3 (1.69%) HDFS
4 2 (1.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) vRealize
2 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.82%) Tableau
3 22 (12.43%) Oracle
4 10 (5.65%) CA
5 8 (4.52%) HP
6 7 (3.95%) Google
6 7 (3.95%) IBM
6 7 (3.95%) RapidMiner
7 6 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.82%) Cisco
8 5 (2.82%) VMware
9 4 (2.26%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.26%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.26%) ESRI
9 4 (2.26%) IFS
9 4 (2.26%) SAP
9 4 (2.26%) Software AG
9 4 (2.26%) webMethods
10 3 (1.69%) Cognos
10 3 (1.69%) Motorola
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