Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 742 804
Rank change year-on-year -48 +62 +3
Contract jobs citing Statistical Modelling 98 103 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 72
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £336 £250 £219
90th Percentile £614 £650 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £433 £475
% change year-on-year -2.31% -8.95% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £34.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +97.14% -78.13%
10th Percentile £26.50 £33.25 £17.25
90th Percentile £29.50 £35.75 £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year -18.84% - -

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 88,233 81,755 92,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.20% 85.51% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,249 53,551 61,094
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £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 2,389 2,080 2,284
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.58 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% +2.95% +9.77%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.43 £11.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.16 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +2.04% +12.23%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -18 98 £500 +5.26% 37
London 0 75 £525 +6.33% 20
UK excluding London -46 23 £423 -2.31% 20
South East -23 16 £423 -5.59% 1
East of England -4 3 - - 2
South West -4 2 £438 -27.08% 3
Midlands -7 2 £275 -38.89% 4
West Midlands -22 2 £275 -38.89%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 66 (67.35%) Python
2 56 (57.14%) R
2 56 (57.14%) Analytics
3 55 (56.12%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (52.04%) Data Science
5 50 (51.02%) SQL
6 48 (48.98%) Visualisation
7 37 (37.76%) Machine Learning
8 35 (35.71%) Big Data
9 34 (34.69%) Tableau
9 34 (34.69%) SAS
10 32 (32.65%) Mathematics
11 31 (31.63%) Data Mining
11 31 (31.63%) Data Analysis
12 30 (30.61%) Algorithms
13 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (28.57%) Hadoop
15 27 (27.55%) Finance
15 27 (27.55%) Apache Spark
16 26 (26.53%) Degree
17 25 (25.51%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (25.51%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (24.49%) Kafka
18 24 (24.49%) Data Visualisation
19 22 (22.45%) Statistics
20 21 (21.43%) DevOps
21 20 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
21 20 (20.41%) Data Analytics
21 20 (20.41%) Amazon S3
22 19 (19.39%) Data Modelling

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 34 (34.69%) SAS
2 27 (27.55%) Apache Spark
3 12 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.14%) Apache Solr
5 6 (6.12%) Confluence
6 5 (5.10%) Jupyter
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.12%) SPSS
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.04%) PolarLake
3 1 (1.02%) Finacle
3 1 (1.02%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.02%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.02%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.51%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.41%) Amazon S3
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (8.16%) GitHub
5 5 (5.10%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (4.08%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Kerberos
1 6 (6.12%) SSL
1 6 (6.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) Big Data
2 31 (31.63%) Data Mining
3 28 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 17 (17.35%) MongoDB
5 16 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (15.31%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (14.29%) Apache Hive
7 14 (14.29%) Power BI
7 14 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 13 (13.27%) Data Lake
8 13 (13.27%) HBase
9 12 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
10 9 (9.18%) MySQL
11 8 (8.16%) InfluxDB
11 8 (8.16%) Parquet
11 8 (8.16%) Spotfire
12 7 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
12 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) Bitbucket
2 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.12%) FishEye
3 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.02%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.02%) Hudson
5 1 (1.02%) RStudio
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Marketing
3 11 (11.22%) Games
4 9 (9.18%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) Banking
6 3 (3.06%) Publishing
7 2 (2.04%) Automotive
7 2 (2.04%) Back Office
7 2 (2.04%) Front Office
8 1 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (1.02%) French Language
8 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Law
8 1 (1.02%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Data Scientist
2 25 (25.51%) Analyst
3 21 (21.43%) Data Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Data Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Data Modeller
8 6 (6.12%) Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Hadoop Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Insight Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Junior
9 5 (5.10%) Python Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) SAP Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) Kafka
2 11 (11.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (9.18%) Matplotlib
4 7 (7.14%) Play Framework
5 6 (6.12%) HTML
5 6 (6.12%) HTML5
5 6 (6.12%) Pandas
5 6 (6.12%) React
5 6 (6.12%) XML
6 5 (5.10%) NumPy
6 5 (5.10%) RESTful
6 5 (5.10%) Seaborn
7 4 (4.08%) D3.js
7 4 (4.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (4.08%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (2.04%) Torch
9 1 (1.02%) ggplot2
9 1 (1.02%) MLlib
9 1 (1.02%) scikit-learn
9 1 (1.02%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 55 (56.12%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (30.61%) Algorithms
3 17 (17.35%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.16%) Fintech
5 7 (7.14%) Credit Risk
6 5 (5.10%) User Experience
7 4 (4.08%) Equities
7 4 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (3.06%) Social Media
9 2 (2.04%) Derivative
9 2 (2.04%) Fixed Income
9 2 (2.04%) Market Risk
9 2 (2.04%) Smart Home
10 1 (1.02%) IVR
10 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.02%) Replication
10 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (1.02%) CentOS
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.14%) Analytics
2 51 (52.04%) Data Science
3 48 (48.98%) Visualisation
4 37 (37.76%) Machine Learning
5 32 (32.65%) Mathematics
6 31 (31.63%) Data Analysis
7 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (25.51%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (24.49%) Data Visualisation
10 22 (22.45%) Statistics
11 21 (21.43%) DevOps
12 20 (20.41%) Data Analytics
12 20 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (19.39%) Data Modelling
14 17 (17.35%) ETL
15 13 (13.27%) Data Management
15 13 (13.27%) Exploratory Data Analysis
16 12 (12.24%) Actionable Insight
16 12 (12.24%) Decision-Making
16 12 (12.24%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (67.35%) Python
2 56 (57.14%) R
3 50 (51.02%) SQL
4 16 (16.33%) MATLAB
5 12 (12.24%) Java
5 12 (12.24%) Scala
6 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.14%) Perl
8 5 (5.10%) VBA
9 4 (4.08%) C#
10 3 (3.06%) C++
11 2 (2.04%) C
11 2 (2.04%) Julia
11 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (10.20%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) Data Quality
2 10 (10.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.02%) IFRS
3 1 (1.02%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Apache Flume
2 6 (6.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Prometheus
2 7 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (6.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (34.69%) Tableau
2 16 (16.33%) Alteryx
3 12 (12.24%) Oracle
4 8 (8.16%) SAP
5 7 (7.14%) Informatica
5 7 (7.14%) New Relic
5 7 (7.14%) Talend
6 6 (6.12%) Atlassian
6 6 (6.12%) Google
6 6 (6.12%) Hortonworks
6 6 (6.12%) Omniture
7 5 (5.10%) Adobe
7 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.06%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (2.04%) Teradata
10 1 (1.02%) Databricks
10 1 (1.02%) Netezza
10 1 (1.02%) Reuters
10 1 (1.02%) Virgin Media