Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 736 768
Rank change year-on-year -33 +32 +19
Contract jobs citing Statistical Modelling 109 94 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 85
UK median daily rate £496 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.42% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £178 £228
90th Percentile £575 £650 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £450 £455
% change year-on-year -6.11% -1.10% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £28.00 - £17.50
10th Percentile £26.50 - £17.25
90th Percentile £29.50 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -

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 86,091 77,679 89,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.68% 84.79% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,757 50,812 58,840
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,340 2,080 2,256
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% - +17.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 25 June 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 7 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 25 June 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 -12 109 £496 +4.42% 33
London -23 81 £500 +2.56% 18
UK excluding London -42 27 £423 -6.11% 15
South East -19 18 £423 -4.25% 4
East of England +10 8 £425 +6.25% 4
Midlands -17 1 £375 -16.67%
West Midlands -22 1 £375 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 62 (56.88%) Python
2 59 (54.13%) Analytics
3 54 (49.54%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (47.71%) R
5 48 (44.04%) Data Science
6 47 (43.12%) SQL
7 42 (38.53%) Visualisation
8 36 (33.03%) Machine Learning
8 36 (33.03%) Mathematics
9 35 (32.11%) Big Data
9 35 (32.11%) Data Analysis
10 32 (29.36%) SAS
11 28 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (24.77%) Data Mining
12 27 (24.77%) Tableau
13 26 (23.85%) Degree
13 26 (23.85%) Algorithms
14 25 (22.94%) Statistics
15 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (20.18%) Finance
16 21 (19.27%) Hadoop
16 21 (19.27%) Kafka
16 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (18.35%) Apache Spark
17 20 (18.35%) Computer Science
18 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Excel
18 19 (17.43%) Data Quality
18 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (15.60%) Amazon S3
19 17 (15.60%) Data Visualisation

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 (29.36%) SAS
2 20 (18.35%) Apache Spark
3 13 (11.93%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (7.34%) Jupyter
5 7 (6.42%) Apache Solr
6 6 (5.50%) Confluence
7 5 (4.59%) Apache
7 5 (4.59%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.26%) SPSS
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.92%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Finacle
2 1 (0.92%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.92%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.92%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.92%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.60%) Amazon S3
3 9 (8.26%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (7.34%) Google Analytics
5 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.50%) GitHub
6 5 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Kerberos
1 6 (5.50%) SSL
1 6 (5.50%) VPN
2 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.11%) Big Data
2 27 (24.77%) Data Mining
3 21 (19.27%) Hadoop
4 17 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (14.68%) NoSQL
6 14 (12.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (12.84%) Relational Database
7 12 (11.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (11.01%) Apache Hive
7 12 (11.01%) Data Lake
7 12 (11.01%) MongoDB
8 11 (10.09%) MySQL
9 9 (8.26%) HBase
9 9 (8.26%) Power BI
10 7 (6.42%) OLAP
10 7 (6.42%) Parquet
11 6 (5.50%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (5.50%) InfluxDB
12 5 (4.59%) BigQuery
12 5 (4.59%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.01%) JIRA
3 6 (5.50%) Bitbucket
3 6 (5.50%) FishEye
3 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.83%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.92%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.92%) Hudson
5 1 (0.92%) RStudio
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 17 (15.60%) Marketing
3 14 (12.84%) Games
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.67%) French Language
5 4 (3.67%) Polish Language
6 3 (2.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Front Office
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Military
7 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Analyst
2 24 (22.02%) Data Scientist
3 20 (18.35%) Data Analyst
4 19 (17.43%) Data Engineer
5 14 (12.84%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Data Insight Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Insight Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Insight Data Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) Junior
8 8 (7.34%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) SQL Data Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Senior Data Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (5.50%) SAS Modeller
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Web Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) Kafka
2 12 (11.01%) Matplotlib
3 11 (10.09%) Natural Language Processing
4 8 (7.34%) Pandas
5 7 (6.42%) NumPy
5 7 (6.42%) Play Framework
6 6 (5.50%) D3.js
6 6 (5.50%) HTML
6 6 (5.50%) HTML5
6 6 (5.50%) React
6 6 (5.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (5.50%) Unreal Engine
6 6 (5.50%) XML
7 5 (4.59%) Seaborn
8 2 (1.83%) .NET
8 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.83%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.83%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (1.83%) RESTful
8 2 (1.83%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 54 (49.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (23.85%) Algorithms
3 20 (18.35%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.26%) User Experience
5 8 (7.34%) Fintech
6 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.50%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.75%) Equities
8 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.75%) Smart Home
8 3 (2.75%) Social Media
9 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.83%) Life Science
9 2 (1.83%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.92%) Derivative
10 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.92%) IVR
10 1 (0.92%) Replication
10 1 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Unix
2 4 (3.67%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.92%) CentOS
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (54.13%) Analytics
2 48 (44.04%) Data Science
3 42 (38.53%) Visualisation
4 36 (33.03%) Machine Learning
4 36 (33.03%) Mathematics
5 35 (32.11%) Data Analysis
6 28 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (22.94%) Statistics
8 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (15.60%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
12 15 (13.76%) Data Analytics
13 14 (12.84%) ETL
14 13 (11.93%) Data Management
14 13 (11.93%) DevOps
14 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.01%) Decision-Making
15 12 (11.01%) Open Source
16 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.88%) Python
2 52 (47.71%) R
3 47 (43.12%) SQL
4 16 (14.68%) MATLAB
5 15 (13.76%) Java
5 15 (13.76%) Scala
6 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.42%) C++
7 7 (6.42%) Perl
7 7 (6.42%) VBA
8 6 (5.50%) C#
9 5 (4.59%) Go
10 2 (1.83%) C
10 2 (1.83%) Julia
10 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) PhD
6 2 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.43%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.67%) GDPR
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.92%) IFRS
4 1 (0.92%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) HDFS
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (5.50%) Ansible
3 5 (4.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Tableau
2 14 (12.84%) Google
3 10 (9.17%) Alteryx
4 9 (8.26%) Adobe
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle
5 7 (6.42%) SAP
6 6 (5.50%) Atlassian
6 6 (5.50%) Hortonworks
6 6 (5.50%) Omniture
7 5 (4.59%) New Relic
8 3 (2.75%) Informatica
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.75%) Talend
8 3 (2.75%) Teradata
9 2 (1.83%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.92%) Genesys
10 1 (0.92%) Netezza
10 1 (0.92%) Reuters