The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 117 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 46 108 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.86% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.96% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 95 85
Median daily rate £419 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +17.09%
Data Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 5502 5646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.64% 94.73% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 4240 4197
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the City of London region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the City of London region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (50.00%) SQL
2 43 (44.79%) Finance
3 29 (30.21%) Data Analysis
4 23 (23.96%) Migration
5 20 (20.83%) Analytics
6 19 (19.79%) Data Modelling
6 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (18.75%) Data Management
7 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (18.75%) Data Migration
8 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 14 (14.58%) Data Quality
10 13 (13.54%) Validation
11 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.46%) Oracle
12 11 (11.46%) Banking
12 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
13 10 (10.42%) Data Analytics
14 9 (9.38%) Visualisation
14 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
15 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
16 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (7.29%) VBA
16 7 (7.29%) ETL
16 7 (7.29%) SAS
17 6 (6.25%) C++
17 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (7.29%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.04%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Relativity
3 1 (1.04%) Radian6
3 1 (1.04%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.13%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.17%) Big Data
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.17%) QlikView
7 3 (3.13%) DB2
7 3 (3.13%) MS Access
7 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.08%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) ERwin
2 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 43 (44.79%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Marketing
4 5 (5.21%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) FpML
1 1 (1.04%) MDX
1 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.13%) Derivative
4 3 (3.13%) Pricing Data
4 3 (3.13%) Social Media
4 3 (3.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Equities
6 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.04%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) PMI
6 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Data Analysis
2 23 (23.96%) Migration
3 20 (20.83%) Analytics
4 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (19.79%) Data Modelling
5 18 (18.75%) Data Management
5 18 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 13 (13.54%) Validation
7 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.42%) Data Analytics
9 8 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.29%) ETL
10 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.25%) Data Validation
12 5 (5.21%) Data Architecture
12 5 (5.21%) Data Mapping
12 5 (5.21%) Data Transformation
12 5 (5.21%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (5.21%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) VBA
3 6 (6.25%) C++
4 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) C#
5 3 (3.13%) R
5 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) ACCA
2 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.04%) CIMA
2 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.04%) Basel II
3 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Bloomberg
4 4 (4.17%) Google
4 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.13%) Netezza
5 3 (3.13%) Sybase
5 3 (3.13%) Tableau
5 3 (3.13%) Teradata
5 3 (3.13%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) Reuters
7 1 (1.04%) DoubleClick
7 1 (1.04%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.04%) Murex
7 1 (1.04%) Omniture
7 1 (1.04%) Siebel
7 1 (1.04%) Trillium
7 1 (1.04%) Yahoo!