The first table below looks at the demand for Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analytics
Rank 169 208 217
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 23 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £640 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Data Analytics
London

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Analytics
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 Analytics across the City of London region.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analytics.

1 32 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (37.50%) ETL
5 12 (37.50%) SAS
6 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
6 11 (34.38%) Data Management
6 11 (34.38%) Data Integration
6 11 (34.38%) Data Architecture
6 11 (34.38%) Data Governance
7 10 (31.25%) Data Quality
7 10 (31.25%) Master Data Management
7 10 (31.25%) Marketing
7 10 (31.25%) Ab Initio
8 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
8 9 (28.13%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
10 7 (21.88%) Degree
11 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.75%) Google Analytics
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (18.75%) Google
11 6 (18.75%) Teradata
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (18.75%) Python
11 6 (18.75%) .NET
11 6 (18.75%) C#

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (37.50%) SAS
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) PowerPivot
3 2 (6.25%) SPSS
4 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.63%) DataStage
4 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (15.63%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.38%) Big Data
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (6.25%) QlikView
7 2 (6.25%) Spotfire
7 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.13%) QualityStage
8 1 (3.13%) KDB
8 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
8 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
8 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Advertising
4 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (6.25%) Front Office
6 1 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Data Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) MDX
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ODBC
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Integration
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.25%) Statistics
5 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.13%) Equities
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) Wiki
6 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Fedora
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (37.50%) ETL
4 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
4 11 (34.38%) Data Management
4 11 (34.38%) Data Architecture
4 11 (34.38%) Data Governance
5 10 (31.25%) Master Data Management
6 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
6 9 (28.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) System Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Customer Insight
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) SAS Macro
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Ab Initio
2 6 (18.75%) Google
2 6 (18.75%) Teradata
3 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Tableau
3 5 (15.63%) Facebook
3 5 (15.63%) Twitter
4 4 (12.50%) Datanomic
4 4 (12.50%) DataFlux
4 4 (12.50%) Trillium
4 4 (12.50%) Informatica
4 4 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Omniture