The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 70 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -2
Contract jobs citing Analytics 104 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 1.20% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 1.55% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 22 12
Median daily rate £413 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.06 £25.85 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +21.64%
Analytics
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3184 2840 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.96% 77.47% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1975 1629 1216
Median daily rate £422 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 131 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.09 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the North West region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the North West region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +31 57 £413 -48.43% 14
Manchester -4 26 £350 -8.49% 36
Merseyside +5 10 £400 +33.33% 1
Lancashire - 8 £263 - 2
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 52 (35.86%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.00%) SQL
4 28 (19.31%) Java
5 27 (18.62%) CRM
6 24 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (16.55%) Data Analytics
7 23 (15.86%) Big Data
8 20 (13.79%) TDD
8 20 (13.79%) Finance
8 20 (13.79%) ETL
9 19 (13.10%) E-Commerce
9 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
9 19 (13.10%) Google
9 19 (13.10%) Google Analytics
9 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (12.41%) HTML5
10 18 (12.41%) HTML
10 18 (12.41%) CSS
11 17 (11.72%) Oracle
11 17 (11.72%) Linux
11 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
11 17 (11.72%) Data Modelling
12 16 (11.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (11.03%) Visual Analytics
13 15 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
13 15 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (8.28%) SAS
2 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) CICS
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
2 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) SPSS
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.69%) Mingle
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.10%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.76%) Office 365
4 2 (1.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) SMS
2 5 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.86%) Big Data
2 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (8.97%) OLAP
5 13 (8.97%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (4.83%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (4.83%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.76%) MySQL
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.07%) DataStax
10 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.97%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (4.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (7.59%) Marketing
3 11 (7.59%) Retail
4 9 (6.21%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) International Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (29.66%) Analyst
2 31 (21.38%) Developer
3 26 (17.93%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.66%) Architect
5 12 (8.28%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 11 (7.59%) Consultant
7 7 (4.83%) Data Architect
7 7 (4.83%) Technical Leader
8 6 (4.14%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Lead Web Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) CSS
1 18 (12.41%) HTML
1 18 (12.41%) HTML5
2 11 (7.59%) .NET
3 10 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 10 (6.90%) Middleware
3 10 (6.90%) REST
4 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.21%) CSS3
4 9 (6.21%) Spring
4 9 (6.21%) Web Services
5 5 (3.45%) Angular 2
5 5 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (1.38%) jQuery
6 2 (1.38%) RESTful
6 2 (1.38%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.69%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.59%) User Experience
3 9 (6.21%) Visualisation
4 8 (5.52%) Copywriting
5 7 (4.83%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.14%) Credit Risk
7 5 (3.45%) Informatics
8 4 (2.76%) Life Science
9 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.38%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.38%) New Media
11 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.69%) FMCG
11 1 (0.69%) iPad
11 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) Unix
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.62%) CRM
4 24 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (16.55%) Data Analytics
5 20 (13.79%) ETL
5 20 (13.79%) TDD
6 19 (13.10%) E-Commerce
7 17 (11.72%) Data Modelling
8 16 (11.03%) Visual Analytics
9 15 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
9 15 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
10 14 (9.66%) Business Analysis
10 14 (9.66%) Scrum
10 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (9.66%) Web Development
11 12 (8.28%) Open Source
12 10 (6.90%) BDD
12 10 (6.90%) Change Management
12 10 (6.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) SQL
2 28 (19.31%) Java
3 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.14%) PHP
4 6 (4.14%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.07%) Python
5 3 (2.07%) R
6 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.38%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) Degree
2 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.38%) ISEB
4 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) Basel II
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) HDFS
2 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Puppet
1 2 (1.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (13.10%) Google
2 17 (11.72%) Oracle
3 13 (8.97%) Talend
3 13 (8.97%) Vertica
4 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (5.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 8 (5.52%) ServiceNow
7 7 (4.83%) Dynatrace
7 7 (4.83%) Teradata
8 6 (4.14%) Tableau
9 4 (2.76%) SAP
10 3 (2.07%) EXASOL
10 3 (2.07%) Hortonworks
10 3 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.69%) Adobe
12 1 (0.69%) Aprimo
12 1 (0.69%) Cisco
12 1 (0.69%) GoldenSource
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