Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 790 805
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 -31
Contract jobs citing Statistical Modelling 121 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.091% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 65
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £313
90th Percentile £653 £575 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.43% -2.97% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
UK median hourly rate £34.50 £20.48 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.50% +5.08% +49.88%
10th Percentile £31.65 £17.42 £18.26
90th Percentile £45.15 £22.65 £68.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 - -

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 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Modelling over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistical Modelling in the UK

Statistical Modelling
Top 12 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 24 November 2017. 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 +2 96 £475 -5.00% 38
London +7 70 £475 -5.00% 20
UK excluding London +41 50 £450 +12.43% 19
Scotland +19 23 £400 +23.08% 1
South East +6 12 £538 +65.38% 6
Midlands +27 5 £450 -10.00%
East of England +2 5 £368 +22.67% 10
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
North of England +50 2 £250 -37.54% 1
North West +24 2 £250 -37.50% 1
South West -3 2 - - 1
Wales +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 74 (61.16%) Python
2 67 (55.37%) Analytics
3 56 (46.28%) Big Data
4 54 (44.63%) R
4 54 (44.63%) SQL
5 52 (42.98%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (38.02%) Finance
7 44 (36.36%) Visualisation
8 42 (34.71%) Machine Learning
9 39 (32.23%) Mathematics
10 36 (29.75%) Degree
11 35 (28.93%) Data Analysis
12 33 (27.27%) Hadoop
13 32 (26.45%) Java
13 32 (26.45%) Apache Spark
13 32 (26.45%) Algorithms
14 26 (21.49%) Statistics
15 25 (20.66%) Data Mining
16 24 (19.83%) Linux
16 24 (19.83%) Tableau
17 23 (19.01%) Perl
17 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
18 22 (18.18%) Unix
18 22 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
19 21 (17.36%) NoSQL
19 21 (17.36%) Kafka
19 21 (17.36%) Bash Shell
20 20 (16.53%) Data Modelling
21 19 (15.70%) Pandas
22 17 (14.05%) Relational Database

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 32 (26.45%) Apache Spark
2 15 (12.40%) SAS
3 11 (9.09%) Apache Pig
4 10 (8.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.65%) Jupyter
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) SPSS
5 1 (0.83%) EViews
5 1 (0.83%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.83%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.44%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.96%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (2.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) DNS
1 11 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (46.28%) Big Data
2 33 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 25 (20.66%) Data Mining
4 21 (17.36%) NoSQL
5 17 (14.05%) Apache Hive
5 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
6 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (11.57%) MongoDB
8 11 (9.09%) Impala
8 11 (9.09%) Parquet
9 10 (8.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (8.26%) MarkLogic
9 10 (8.26%) Riak
10 8 (6.61%) Blockchain
11 7 (5.79%) Power BI
12 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
13 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (2.48%) MS Access
14 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 11 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Games
3 9 (7.44%) Banking
4 8 (6.61%) Marketing
5 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Front Office
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Local Government
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (33.88%) Data Scientist
2 35 (28.93%) Analyst
3 19 (15.70%) Developer
4 14 (11.57%) Data Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 11 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 11 (9.09%) Splunk Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Insight Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Portfolio Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Portfolio Office Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Data Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Product Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.36%) Kafka
2 19 (15.70%) Pandas
3 11 (9.09%) Grok
3 11 (9.09%) Regular Expression
4 10 (8.26%) D3.js
4 10 (8.26%) Hibernate
4 10 (8.26%) JMS
4 10 (8.26%) Lucene
4 10 (8.26%) Natural Language Processing
4 10 (8.26%) Spring
5 8 (6.61%) Play Framework
6 6 (4.96%) NumPy
6 6 (4.96%) scikit-learn
7 3 (2.48%) RESTful
8 2 (1.65%) Matplotlib
8 2 (1.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (1.65%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.83%) Bokeh
9 1 (0.83%) PySpark
9 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (42.98%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (26.45%) Algorithms
3 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.44%) Replication
4 9 (7.44%) User Experience
5 8 (6.61%) Fintech
6 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.65%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Exotic Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.83%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Linux
2 22 (18.18%) Unix
3 9 (7.44%) CentOS
3 9 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.37%) Analytics
2 44 (36.36%) Visualisation
3 42 (34.71%) Machine Learning
4 39 (32.23%) Mathematics
5 35 (28.93%) Data Analysis
6 26 (21.49%) Statistics
7 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
8 22 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
9 20 (16.53%) Data Modelling
10 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (14.05%) DevOps
11 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (13.22%) ETL
12 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
13 12 (9.92%) Open Source
13 12 (9.92%) Physics
14 11 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (9.09%) MapReduce
14 11 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.16%) Python
2 54 (44.63%) R
2 54 (44.63%) SQL
3 32 (26.45%) Java
4 23 (19.01%) Perl
5 21 (17.36%) Bash Shell
6 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.09%) C#
8 10 (8.26%) Scala
9 9 (7.44%) C++
10 8 (6.61%) VBA
11 3 (2.48%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.65%) C
12 2 (1.65%) Groovy
12 2 (1.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (29.75%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) PhD
2 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.09%) CEH
3 11 (9.09%) CISSP
3 11 (9.09%) SANS
4 7 (5.79%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.96%) Master's Degree
6 5 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 11 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 8 (6.61%) PMO
4 3 (2.48%) IFRS
4 3 (2.48%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Docker
1 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) Ansible
2 10 (8.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.61%) Puppet
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 24 (19.83%) Tableau
2 16 (13.22%) Splunk
3 6 (4.96%) Google
4 4 (3.31%) Adobe
4 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 4 (3.31%) Pega
4 4 (3.31%) SAP
5 3 (2.48%) VMware
6 2 (1.65%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.65%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.83%) BMC
7 1 (0.83%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) Ensighten
7 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.83%) Teradata