The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 14 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 34 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.76% 5.74% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.71% 7.02% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 1
Average daily rate £520 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £373 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £19.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-20.88% -17.70%
Data Analysis
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 299 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.81% 81.69% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 80
Average daily rate £425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.10 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 34 (55.74%) Data Modelling
2 33 (54.10%) Analytics
2 33 (54.10%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (47.54%) Waterfall
5 28 (45.90%) Algorithms
5 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
5 28 (45.90%) Data Analytics
6 27 (44.26%) Publishing
6 27 (44.26%) Content Management
7 26 (42.62%) Degree
8 25 (40.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 25 (40.98%) Zachman Framework
8 25 (40.98%) TOGAF
8 25 (40.98%) Java
8 25 (40.98%) Big Data
8 25 (40.98%) Content Enrichment
8 25 (40.98%) Natural Language Processing
9 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (36.07%) Python
11 20 (32.79%) Hadoop
12 18 (29.51%) NoSQL
13 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
13 17 (27.87%) Node.js
13 17 (27.87%) MongoDB
13 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (27.87%) Selenium
13 17 (27.87%) WebSphere
13 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
13 17 (27.87%) J2EE

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 17 (27.87%) Node.js
1 17 (27.87%) WebLogic
1 17 (27.87%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.48%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
1 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.92%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) Big Data
2 20 (32.79%) Hadoop
3 18 (29.51%) NoSQL
4 17 (27.87%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.48%) HPCC
6 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (44.26%) Publishing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Architect
1 25 (40.98%) Solutions Architect
2 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 21 (34.43%) Data Architect
3 18 (29.51%) Big Data Architect
3 18 (29.51%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 11 (18.03%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Data Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Data Scientist
6 6 (9.84%) Data Business Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Information Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) OBIEE Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) OBIEE Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) Natural Language Processing
2 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
2 17 (27.87%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (54.10%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (45.90%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.28%) Informatics
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Data Modelling
2 33 (54.10%) Analytics
3 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (47.54%) Waterfall
5 28 (45.90%) Data Analytics
5 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
6 27 (44.26%) Content Management
7 25 (40.98%) Content Enrichment
7 25 (40.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (40.98%) TOGAF
7 25 (40.98%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (27.87%) Business Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) Project Management
9 10 (16.39%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (16.39%) User Stories
10 6 (9.84%) Data Architecture
10 6 (9.84%) ETL
11 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.20%) Data Management
11 5 (8.20%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) Python
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) SQL
5 7 (11.48%) R
6 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.20%) C++
6 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) GridGain
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Informatica
4 1 (1.64%) Talend