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 3 months to 25 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 Modelling
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 586 599
Rank change year-on-year +50 +13  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Modelling 51 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 22
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -4.94% +1.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Statistical Modelling 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 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
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 £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Statistical Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 29 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 3 months to 25 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 +25 42 £475 - 22
London -12 28 £488 +2.63% 8
Scotland +46 6 - - 3
South East +33 6 £391 -16.75% 2
Edinburgh +16 3 - - 1
Glasgow +6 3 - - 2
City of London +2 3 £500 +150.00% 1
Surrey +2 3 £350 - 2
East of England -5 3 £400 - 6
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
North West - 2 £250 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £433 -
West Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
Berkshire +17 1 - -
Staines +7 1 - - 1
South West +1 1 £600 +43.71% 1
Bristol -6 1 £600 +84.61%
Essex -13 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £250 -
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £433 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical 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 Statistical Modelling.

1 62 (65.96%) R
2 55 (58.51%) SQL
3 54 (57.45%) Analytics
4 49 (52.13%) Python
5 46 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (47.87%) Mathematics
7 38 (40.43%) Degree
8 35 (37.23%) Big Data
9 32 (34.04%) Visualisation
10 30 (31.91%) Apache Spark
11 29 (30.85%) Hadoop
11 29 (30.85%) Statistics
12 27 (28.72%) SAS
13 24 (25.53%) Machine Learning
14 20 (21.28%) Microsoft Excel
14 20 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
15 19 (20.21%) Tableau
15 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
16 18 (19.15%) Data Mining
16 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
17 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
17 17 (18.09%) Java
17 17 (18.09%) Data Analysis
17 17 (18.09%) Algorithms
18 16 (17.02%) Marketing
19 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Office
19 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (14.89%) MATLAB
21 13 (13.83%) Apache Hive

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 (31.91%) Apache Spark
2 27 (28.72%) SAS
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Drupal
6 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.26%) SPSS
5 2 (2.13%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (1.06%) S-PLUS
6 1 (1.06%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Eloqua
1 8 (8.51%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.06%) Flurry Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) DNS
1 3 (3.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.23%) Big Data
2 29 (30.85%) Hadoop
3 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
4 18 (19.15%) Data Mining
5 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
6 13 (13.83%) Apache Hive
7 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
8 6 (6.38%) MS Access
8 6 (6.38%) QlikView
9 4 (4.26%) Impala
9 4 (4.26%) Power BI
10 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.19%) MarkLogic
10 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.19%) Riak
11 2 (2.13%) KDB
11 2 (2.13%) PowerPivot
11 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.06%) RStudio
General
1 16 (17.02%) Marketing
2 12 (12.77%) Finance
3 8 (8.51%) Legal
3 8 (8.51%) Publishing
4 6 (6.38%) Retail
5 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.19%) Automotive
7 2 (2.13%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Front Office
7 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.06%) Games
8 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Analyst
2 31 (32.98%) Data Scientist
3 22 (23.40%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Marketing Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) SQL Data Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Junior
7 4 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Junior Marketing Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Marketing Data Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Statistical Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) D3.js
2 6 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (5.32%) Kafka
4 4 (4.26%) Three.js
5 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.19%) JMS
5 3 (3.19%) Lucene
5 3 (3.19%) Spring
6 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.13%) Grok
6 2 (2.13%) NumPy
6 2 (2.13%) Pandas
6 2 (2.13%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.06%) Matplotlib
7 1 (1.06%) scikit-learn
7 1 (1.06%) SciPy
7 1 (1.06%) Seaborn
7 1 (1.06%) TensorFlow
7 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 17 (18.09%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.51%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.32%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.32%) User Experience
6 4 (4.26%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.19%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Linux
1 6 (6.38%) Unix
2 1 (1.06%) CentOS
2 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Analytics
2 45 (47.87%) Mathematics
3 32 (34.04%) Visualisation
4 29 (30.85%) Statistics
5 24 (25.53%) Machine Learning
6 20 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
7 17 (18.09%) Data Analysis
8 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (12.77%) Actionable Insight
10 10 (10.64%) Data Analytics
10 10 (10.64%) Data Modelling
10 10 (10.64%) Mathematical Modelling
10 10 (10.64%) Statistical Analysis
11 9 (9.57%) Campaign Analysis
11 9 (9.57%) Predictive Modelling
12 8 (8.51%) Direct Marketing
12 8 (8.51%) MapReduce
12 8 (8.51%) Marketing Analytics
12 8 (8.51%) Operations Research
12 8 (8.51%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.96%) R
2 55 (58.51%) SQL
3 49 (52.13%) Python
4 17 (18.09%) Java
5 14 (14.89%) MATLAB
6 12 (12.77%) VBA
7 8 (8.51%) Perl
8 6 (6.38%) C++
9 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.32%) C
10 3 (3.19%) C#
10 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.19%) Scala
10 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.06%) Go
12 1 (1.06%) PHP
12 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.06%) VB
12 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (40.43%) Degree
2 10 (10.64%) PhD
3 5 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) CISSP
5 3 (3.19%) SANS
6 2 (2.13%) CEH
6 2 (2.13%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.06%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Tableau
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 8 (8.51%) Apteco
3 8 (8.51%) Splunk
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) Adobe
5 2 (2.13%) Minitab
6 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.06%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.06%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.06%) BT
6 1 (1.06%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) MapR
6 1 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.06%) Remedy
6 1 (1.06%) Symantec
6 1 (1.06%) Teradata
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
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Parallel Consulting
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey
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