Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Statistical Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Modelling over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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 Modelling
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 771 801
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 +28
Contract jobs citing Statistical Modelling 99 110 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 64
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £322 £304
90th Percentile £668 £655 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £39.75 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +99.55% -75.10%
10th Percentile £42.50 £34.18 £17.06
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.33 £22.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.75 -

Statistical 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 88,851 84,367 90,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.72% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,575 55,816 59,552
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,431 2,058 2,442
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.38% +6.82%

Statistical Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Modelling in the UK

Statistical Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Modelling in the UK

Statistical Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Modelling over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistical Modelling in the UK

Statistical Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Modelling in the UK

Statistical Modelling
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Modelling within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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 -13 96 £500 +5.26% 34
London +14 79 £506 +3.85% 22
UK excluding London -55 20 £500 +25.00% 15
South East 0 10 £500 +15.61% 3
West Midlands -7 4 £350 -22.22% 3
Midlands -21 4 £350 -22.22% 4
Wales -11 3 £525 -
South West -15 3 £438 -27.08% 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Modelling also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Statistical Modelling.

1 70 (70.71%) Python
2 57 (57.58%) SQL
2 57 (57.58%) Data Science
3 50 (50.51%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (50.51%) Analytics
4 47 (47.47%) R
5 46 (46.46%) Visualisation
6 37 (37.37%) Machine Learning
7 36 (36.36%) Big Data
8 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (30.30%) Apache Spark
10 29 (29.29%) Mathematics
10 29 (29.29%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (28.28%) Algorithms
12 27 (27.27%) Hadoop
12 27 (27.27%) SAS
13 26 (26.26%) Data Visualisation
13 26 (26.26%) Tableau
14 25 (25.25%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (25.25%) Finance
15 24 (24.24%) DevOps
16 22 (22.22%) Degree
17 21 (21.21%) Data Analysis
17 21 (21.21%) Data Modelling
18 20 (20.20%) Data Management
18 20 (20.20%) Kafka
19 19 (19.19%) MongoDB
19 19 (19.19%) ETL
20 18 (18.18%) Power BI
20 18 (18.18%) JIRA

Statistical 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 30 (30.30%) Apache Spark
2 27 (27.27%) SAS
3 16 (16.16%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.06%) Confluence
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.02%) GNU Octave
2 2 (2.02%) Mathematica
2 2 (2.02%) SPSS
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.02%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.02%) PolarLake
3 1 (1.01%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.29%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.08%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (8.08%) GitHub
5 3 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.03%) IaaS
5 3 (3.03%) PaaS
6 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.02%) NuGet
6 2 (2.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Kerberos
1 4 (4.04%) SSL
1 4 (4.04%) VPN
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 2 (2.02%) SSH
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.36%) Big Data
2 27 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 19 (19.19%) MongoDB
4 18 (18.18%) Power BI
5 17 (17.17%) Data Mining
6 16 (16.16%) Relational Database
7 15 (15.15%) Apache Hive
8 14 (14.14%) Spotfire
9 12 (12.12%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (11.11%) Data Lake
10 11 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (11.11%) HBase
10 11 (11.11%) MySQL
11 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
11 10 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (8.08%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (8.08%) InfluxDB
12 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
13 7 (7.07%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) JIRA
2 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.08%) Bitbucket
4 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.06%) GitLab
6 4 (4.04%) FishEye
7 3 (3.03%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.03%) Maven
7 3 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.03%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.01%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Marketing
3 8 (8.08%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Games
5 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 4 (4.04%) Front Office
6 3 (3.03%) Publishing
7 2 (2.02%) Back Office
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (32.32%) Data Scientist
2 26 (26.26%) Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Data Engineer
4 12 (12.12%) Data Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Consultant
6 9 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
7 8 (8.08%) Data Business Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Data Consultant
9 6 (6.06%) Python Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Big Data Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Credit Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Governance Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Information Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) SAP Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) Kafka
2 13 (13.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (10.10%) Pandas
4 7 (7.07%) scikit-learn
5 5 (5.05%) HTML
5 5 (5.05%) Matplotlib
5 5 (5.05%) React
5 5 (5.05%) RESTful
5 5 (5.05%) Seaborn
6 4 (4.04%) HTML5
6 4 (4.04%) NumPy
6 4 (4.04%) Play Framework
6 4 (4.04%) XML
7 3 (3.03%) Django
7 3 (3.03%) Flask
7 3 (3.03%) GraphQL
7 3 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.02%) OAuth
8 2 (2.02%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 50 (50.51%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (28.28%) Algorithms
3 16 (16.16%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) User Experience
5 5 (5.05%) Fintech
6 4 (4.04%) Linked Data
7 3 (3.03%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.03%) NHS
7 3 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.03%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.02%) Derivative
8 2 (2.02%) Equities
8 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.02%) Smart Home
9 1 (1.01%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Unix
2 3 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) Data Science
2 50 (50.51%) Analytics
3 46 (46.46%) Visualisation
4 37 (37.37%) Machine Learning
5 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (29.29%) Mathematics
7 26 (26.26%) Data Visualisation
8 25 (25.25%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (24.24%) DevOps
10 21 (21.21%) Data Analysis
10 21 (21.21%) Data Modelling
11 20 (20.20%) Data Management
12 19 (19.19%) ETL
13 17 (17.17%) Data Analytics
13 17 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (15.15%) Statistics
15 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
15 12 (12.12%) Statistical Analysis
16 11 (11.11%) Data Extraction
16 11 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (70.71%) Python
2 57 (57.58%) SQL
3 47 (47.47%) R
4 15 (15.15%) Scala
5 14 (14.14%) Java
5 14 (14.14%) MATLAB
6 10 (10.10%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.06%) Cypher
7 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.06%) Perl
8 5 (5.05%) C#
9 4 (4.04%) C++
10 3 (3.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.01%) C
11 1 (1.01%) Haskell
11 1 (1.01%) Julia
11 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (8.08%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) PhD
6 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) Data Quality
1 12 (12.12%) GDPR
2 6 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.01%) IFRS
3 1 (1.01%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Docker
2 8 (8.08%) Apache Flume
3 4 (4.04%) HDFS
4 2 (2.02%) iptables
4 2 (2.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 9 (9.09%) Prometheus
2 7 (7.07%) Ansible
3 4 (4.04%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Tableau
2 16 (16.16%) Alteryx
3 15 (15.15%) Oracle
4 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) Omniture
5 7 (7.07%) Hortonworks
5 7 (7.07%) Informatica
5 7 (7.07%) New Relic
5 7 (7.07%) Talend
6 6 (6.06%) SAP
7 4 (4.04%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.04%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.03%) Adobe
9 2 (2.02%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.02%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (2.02%) Google
9 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.02%) Remedy
10 1 (1.01%) Databricks
10 1 (1.01%) Virgin Media