The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 124 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 457 487 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.99% 2.14% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.65% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 350 375
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £290 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.12 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.69% +34.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £20.42 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.42 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.90 £19.63 £23.15
% change year-on-year
-29.17% -15.22%
Data Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19265 18402 18847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.71% 80.79% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13995 12865 13389
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 264 234
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 60 £425 - 28
Feltham +12 8 £421 +112.09%
Croydon -16 4 £393 -9.24% 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 £400 -5.88%
Ealing 0 2 £300 +9.09%
Bromley -14 2 £413 -
Uxbridge - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London - 2 £500 -
Barnet +1 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £275 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Westminster - 1 £300 -
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Data Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 335 (40.61%) SQL
2 289 (35.03%) Finance
3 188 (22.79%) Data Modelling
4 176 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (19.52%) Banking
6 143 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (17.09%) Analytics
8 125 (15.15%) Data Quality
9 119 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
10 117 (14.18%) Microsoft
11 114 (13.82%) MS Excel
12 103 (12.48%) Data Warehouse
13 102 (12.36%) Business Analysis
14 100 (12.12%) Oracle
14 100 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 92 (11.15%) Project Management
16 88 (10.67%) Migration
17 78 (9.45%) ETL
18 75 (9.09%) Java
19 74 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 74 (8.97%) Scrum
20 71 (8.61%) Data Management
21 68 (8.24%) Big Data
22 63 (7.64%) Degree
23 59 (7.15%) Investment Banking
23 59 (7.15%) Data Mining
24 58 (7.03%) Visualisation
25 56 (6.79%) SAS
26 55 (6.67%) T-SQL
26 55 (6.67%) CRM

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Data Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (6.79%) SAS
2 26 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.18%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.21%) Confluence
7 7 (0.85%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.61%) Apache
9 4 (0.48%) Node.js
10 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.36%) IIS
10 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.24%) FileNet
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.12%) IPython
12 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 114 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.97%) MS Office
2 41 (4.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (2.79%) SPSS
4 13 (1.58%) MS Project
4 13 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.45%) Stata
6 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.21%) WebTrends
3 9 (1.09%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.48%) Front Arena
4 4 (0.48%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.36%) HFM
5 3 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.24%) FastStats
6 2 (0.24%) Maximo
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.45%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.48%) SaaS
6 3 (0.36%) AdWords
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.24%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Heroku
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.97%) HTTP
2 6 (0.73%) DNS
2 6 (0.73%) Internet
2 6 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.48%) Firewall
3 4 (0.48%) Intranet
3 4 (0.48%) Network Security
3 4 (0.48%) SSL
4 3 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) IMAP
5 1 (0.12%) SMS
5 1 (0.12%) SSH
5 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (12.48%) Data Warehouse
2 100 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 68 (8.24%) Big Data
4 59 (7.15%) Data Mining
5 50 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (4.48%) QlikView
8 35 (4.24%) Hadoop
9 32 (3.88%) MySQL
9 32 (3.88%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.03%) Oracle Database
11 24 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (2.91%) MS Access
12 23 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (2.42%) Apache Hive
14 16 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 13 (1.58%) CouchDB
15 13 (1.58%) HBase
16 11 (1.33%) DataStage
16 11 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (3.52%) JIRA
2 17 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.33%) Selenium
5 11 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.97%) ERwin
7 7 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.85%) Subversion
8 6 (0.73%) Toad
9 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.48%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.48%) JMeter
10 4 (0.48%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.36%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.36%) LSMW
11 3 (0.36%) Maven
11 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 289 (35.03%) Finance
2 161 (19.52%) Banking
3 59 (7.15%) Investment Banking
4 50 (6.06%) Retail
5 48 (5.82%) Marketing
6 35 (4.24%) Front Office
7 21 (2.55%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.42%) Advertising
9 19 (2.30%) Legal
10 14 (1.70%) Back Office
11 12 (1.45%) Publishing
12 11 (1.33%) Telecoms
13 10 (1.21%) Manufacturing
14 9 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.85%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.73%) Local Government
17 5 (0.61%) Electronics
17 5 (0.61%) Law
18 4 (0.48%) International Banking
19 3 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 471 (57.09%) Analyst
2 210 (25.45%) Business Analyst
3 183 (22.18%) Data Analyst
4 93 (11.27%) Developer
5 55 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 53 (6.42%) Data Business Analyst
7 40 (4.85%) Risk Analyst
8 39 (4.73%) Project Manager
8 39 (4.73%) SQL Data Analyst
9 36 (4.36%) Architect
9 36 (4.36%) Banking Analyst
9 36 (4.36%) Consultant
10 31 (3.76%) Credit Analyst
11 29 (3.52%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 29 (3.52%) IT Analyst
12 27 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (3.15%) Business Data Analyst
14 25 (3.03%) Business IT Analyst
14 25 (3.03%) Risk Business Analyst
15 24 (2.91%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.06%) XML
2 43 (5.21%) .NET
3 32 (3.88%) HTML
4 23 (2.79%) CSS
5 22 (2.67%) Web Services
6 18 (2.18%) ELK Stack
6 18 (2.18%) FpML
7 13 (1.58%) FIX Protocol
7 13 (1.58%) Gherkin
7 13 (1.58%) WinForms
8 11 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (1.21%) HTML5
9 10 (1.21%) Middleware
9 10 (1.21%) XML Schema
10 9 (1.09%) REST
11 8 (0.97%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.97%) jQuery
11 8 (0.97%) SOAP
12 6 (0.73%) FIXML
12 6 (0.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 119 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.03%) Visualisation
3 50 (6.06%) Credit Risk
4 41 (4.97%) Derivative
4 41 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 40 (4.85%) Reference Data
6 28 (3.39%) Data Integration
7 27 (3.27%) Equities
8 24 (2.91%) Fixed Income
9 22 (2.67%) Data Extraction
9 22 (2.67%) Market Risk
9 22 (2.67%) Statistics
10 21 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (2.42%) Computer Science
12 18 (2.18%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.94%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
15 14 (1.70%) NHS
16 12 (1.45%) Grid Computing
16 12 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.97%) Windows
2 30 (3.64%) Unix
3 24 (2.91%) Linux
4 9 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.24%) Android
6 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (22.79%) Data Modelling
2 176 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (17.09%) Analytics
5 102 (12.36%) Business Analysis
6 92 (11.15%) Project Management
7 88 (10.67%) Migration
8 78 (9.45%) ETL
9 74 (8.97%) Scrum
9 74 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 71 (8.61%) Data Management
11 55 (6.67%) CRM
12 54 (6.55%) Data Migration
13 52 (6.30%) UML
14 47 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (5.58%) Validation
16 41 (4.97%) Asset Management
16 41 (4.97%) Risk Management
17 40 (4.85%) Data Cleansing
17 40 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 335 (40.61%) SQL
2 75 (9.09%) Java
3 55 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 52 (6.30%) C#
5 44 (5.33%) Python
6 39 (4.73%) VBA
7 33 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 31 (3.76%) PL/SQL
9 24 (2.91%) R
10 20 (2.42%) Perl
11 19 (2.30%) Ruby
12 18 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.06%) C
14 16 (1.94%) C++
15 13 (1.58%) MATLAB
15 13 (1.58%) PHP
16 12 (1.45%) VB
17 11 (1.33%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 5 (0.61%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 63 (7.64%) Degree
2 31 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.03%) ISEB
4 24 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.97%) PhD
7 6 (0.73%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.36%) ACCA
8 3 (0.36%) CIMA
8 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.24%) CBAP
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.24%) PMP
10 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MCAD
10 1 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 53 (6.42%) QA
3 24 (2.91%) Solvency II
4 11 (1.33%) ISO20022
5 9 (1.09%) SLA
6 8 (0.97%) MiFID
7 5 (0.61%) Basel II
8 4 (0.48%) FATCA
9 3 (0.36%) Basel III
9 3 (0.36%) SDET
10 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.24%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) COREP
11 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.12%) GxP
11 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.24%) HDFS
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.12%) KVM
3 1 (0.12%) NFS
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (2.18%) Kibana
1 18 (2.18%) logstash
2 12 (1.45%) Puppet
3 9 (1.09%) Graphite
3 9 (1.09%) StatsD
4 7 (0.85%) Ganglia
4 7 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.36%) Control-M
7 3 (0.36%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.24%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 117 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 100 (12.12%) Oracle
3 50 (6.06%) Tableau
4 47 (5.70%) SAP
5 26 (3.15%) IBM
6 20 (2.42%) Informatica
7 16 (1.94%) Cognos
7 16 (1.94%) Google
8 15 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.70%) Teradata
10 13 (1.58%) Splunk
10 13 (1.58%) TIBCO
11 12 (1.45%) DataSynapse
12 11 (1.33%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.09%) Adobe
13 9 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.97%) Murex
15 7 (0.85%) GoldenSource
16 6 (0.73%) Mapinfo
16 6 (0.73%) Omniture
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