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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistical Modelling
UK
Rank 550 603 579
Rank change year-on-year +53 -24  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Modelling 43 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.077% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 31
Median daily rate £456 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £463 £500
% change year-on-year -1.35% -7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
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 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
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 £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Modelling.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Modelling in the UK

Statistical Modelling
Top 15 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 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 +33 43 £456 +1.38% 31
London +42 28 £456 +1.38% 16
South East +31 14 £456 +30.35% 2
Surrey - 6 £550 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £456 -
City of London +7 4 £925 +146.33% 4
Staines - 4 - - 1
Havant - 3 £469 -
Hook - 2 £321 -
Berkshire +24 1 £325 -7.14%
Wokingham +1 1 £325 +44.44%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £185 -
East of England - 1 - - 2

Statistical Modelling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 54 (58.70%) SQL
2 48 (52.17%) R
3 47 (51.09%) Analytics
4 39 (42.39%) Python
5 37 (40.22%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (39.13%) Mathematics
7 34 (36.96%) Big Data
8 28 (30.43%) Apache Spark
9 26 (28.26%) Marketing
9 26 (28.26%) Finance
10 24 (26.09%) Data Analysis
10 24 (26.09%) Java
10 24 (26.09%) Hadoop
11 22 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (22.83%) Visualisation
12 21 (22.83%) Statistics
13 20 (21.74%) Degree
14 19 (20.65%) Apache Hive
14 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
14 19 (20.65%) SAS
15 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
16 17 (18.48%) MS Office
16 17 (18.48%) Data Visualisation
17 16 (17.39%) MapReduce
17 16 (17.39%) Unix
17 16 (17.39%) Perl
18 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
19 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
19 14 (15.22%) Algorithms

Statistical Modelling
Top Related 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 28 (30.43%) Apache Spark
2 19 (20.65%) SAS
3 13 (14.13%) Apache Solr
4 12 (13.04%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.17%) CMS
5 2 (2.17%) Drupal
6 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.48%) MS Office
3 7 (7.61%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (7.61%) SPSS
4 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.26%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (1.09%) S-PLUS
6 1 (1.09%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Eloqua
1 7 (7.61%) FastStats
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) AdSense
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.09%) Flurry Analytics
3 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) DNS
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.96%) Big Data
2 24 (26.09%) Hadoop
3 22 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (20.65%) Apache Hive
4 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
5 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
6 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
7 13 (14.13%) Data Mining
8 12 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (13.04%) Impala
8 12 (13.04%) MarkLogic
8 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
8 12 (13.04%) QlikView
8 12 (13.04%) Riak
9 8 (8.70%) MS Access
10 6 (6.52%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (5.43%) Base SAS
12 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (3.26%) KDB
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.26%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
1 26 (28.26%) Marketing
2 9 (9.78%) Advertising
2 9 (9.78%) Publishing
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.61%) Legal
5 6 (6.52%) Banking
6 4 (4.35%) Front Office
7 3 (3.26%) Games
7 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.17%) Automotive
8 2 (2.17%) Retail
8 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.09%) Electronics
9 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Analyst
2 17 (18.48%) Data Analyst
3 16 (17.39%) Data Scientist
4 15 (16.30%) Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Insight Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Marketing Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.52%) SQL Data Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Data Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Junior
7 4 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Junior Marketing Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) Kafka
1 12 (13.04%) Lucene
2 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
2 10 (10.87%) Spring
3 9 (9.78%) JMS
4 4 (4.35%) .NET
4 4 (4.35%) D3.js
5 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.26%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.26%) Three.js
6 2 (2.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.09%) NumPy
7 1 (1.09%) Pandas
7 1 (1.09%) REST
7 1 (1.09%) SciPy
7 1 (1.09%) Struts
7 1 (1.09%) TensorFlow
7 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.22%) Algorithms
3 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.61%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (6.52%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.26%) Replication
7 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Unix
2 10 (10.87%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) CentOS
3 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Analytics
2 36 (39.13%) Mathematics
3 24 (26.09%) Data Analysis
4 21 (22.83%) Statistics
4 21 (22.83%) Visualisation
5 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (18.48%) Data Visualisation
7 16 (17.39%) MapReduce
8 13 (14.13%) ETL
8 13 (14.13%) Machine Learning
9 12 (13.04%) Open Source
9 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.96%) Mathematical Modelling
11 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.87%) Campaign Analysis
12 9 (9.78%) Actionable Insight
12 9 (9.78%) Data Analytics
13 8 (8.70%) Data Management
13 8 (8.70%) Economics
13 8 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) SQL
2 48 (52.17%) R
3 39 (42.39%) Python
4 24 (26.09%) Java
5 16 (17.39%) Perl
6 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 12 (13.04%) VBA
7 11 (11.96%) MATLAB
8 7 (7.61%) Scala
9 6 (6.52%) C++
9 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.43%) C#
11 4 (4.35%) C
11 4 (4.35%) VB
12 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) PhD
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) CISSP
5 3 (3.26%) SANS
6 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.26%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (3.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Tableau
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Apteco
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.52%) Splunk
5 5 (5.43%) Netezza
6 4 (4.35%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.26%) MapR
7 3 (3.26%) SAP
7 3 (3.26%) Symantec
8 1 (1.09%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.09%) DoubleClick
8 1 (1.09%) Google
8 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.09%) Minitab
8 1 (1.09%) VMware
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