The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 145 136 131
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.15% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.20% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Average daily rate £875 £500 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £500 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £940 £500 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Data 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
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data 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 Data Analytics across the North West region.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analytics within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lancashire - 7 £900 - 1
Manchester -15 5 £475 -5.00% 7
Data Analytics
England

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 44 (100.00%) Analytics
2 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) Waterfall
4 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (31.82%) BDD
5 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (29.55%) Project Management
6 13 (29.55%) Web Services
6 13 (29.55%) Open Source
7 12 (27.27%) Product Management
7 12 (27.27%) TDD
8 11 (25.00%) Finance
8 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
9 10 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (20.45%) Data Management
10 9 (20.45%) SQL
10 9 (20.45%) ISEB
11 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (15.91%) ETL
11 7 (15.91%) Retail
11 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (13.64%) V-Model
12 6 (13.64%) Predictive Analytics
12 6 (13.64%) Banking
12 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
12 6 (13.64%) ITIL
13 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (11.36%) Telecoms

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Business Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Head of Analytics
5 5 (11.36%) Test Data Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Head of Operations
6 4 (9.09%) Head of Service Operations
6 4 (9.09%) Head of Testing
7 3 (6.82%) ETL Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Environment Manager
8 2 (4.55%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) CSS3
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) HTML5
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Economics
2 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.09%) Physics
2 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Analytics
2 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) Waterfall
4 14 (31.82%) BDD
4 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (29.55%) Open Source
5 13 (29.55%) Project Management
6 12 (27.27%) Product Management
6 12 (27.27%) TDD
7 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 9 (20.45%) Data Management
9 7 (15.91%) ETL
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 6 (13.64%) Predictive Analytics
10 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.64%) V-Model
11 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.36%) Migration
12 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
1 10 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (20.45%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Tableau
2 1 (2.27%) Teradata