The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 106 80 118
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +38
Contract jobs citing Analytics 31 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 1.97% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.53% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 28
Average daily rate £425 £471 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £293 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £618 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -52.50%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2289 2414 2524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 78.02% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1561 1571
Average daily rate £388 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 109
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Analytics Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Bristol -8 15 £428 -18.06% 12
Devon +6 4 £310 - 2
Gloucestershire -2 4 £413 -8.33% 10
Wiltshire -7 4 £850 +142.85% 6
Somerset +1 2 £148 -72.93% 4
Dorset -2 2 - - 1
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 Analytics.

1 32 (40.51%) Data Analytics
2 30 (37.97%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (29.11%) HTML
4 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (27.85%) Finance
6 21 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (25.32%) CSS
7 20 (25.32%) Big Data
8 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
8 17 (21.52%) Visualisation
9 14 (17.72%) User Experience
10 13 (16.46%) HTML5
10 13 (16.46%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (16.46%) Marketing
11 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
11 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (13.92%) CMS
12 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
12 10 (12.66%) ETL
12 10 (12.66%) Open Source
12 10 (12.66%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (11.39%) Tableau
13 9 (11.39%) Data Transformation
13 9 (11.39%) DV Cleared
13 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
13 9 (11.39%) QA
13 9 (11.39%) Web Analytics
13 9 (11.39%) Java
13 9 (11.39%) SQL Server

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.92%) CMS
2 5 (6.33%) Confluence
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.80%) SAS
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.27%) Drupal
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) Node.js
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.53%) SPSS
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.59%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Pure360
4 1 (1.27%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) Big Data
2 13 (16.46%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.59%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.06%) SAP HANA
8 3 (3.80%) GIS
8 3 (3.80%) Text Mining
9 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.53%) MySQL
9 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Grunt
3 5 (6.33%) gulp
3 5 (6.33%) JIRA
4 4 (5.06%) Android Studio
4 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.06%) Bower
4 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.06%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.06%) Protractor
5 2 (2.53%) Mocha
5 2 (2.53%) Selenium
5 2 (2.53%) webpack
6 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Marketing
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Military
6 2 (2.53%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 9 (11.39%) Lead Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Data Scientist
6 6 (7.59%) Administrator
6 6 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.33%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.06%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.06%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.06%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (5.06%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) HTML
2 20 (25.32%) CSS
3 13 (16.46%) HTML5
4 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.59%) CSS3
5 6 (7.59%) D3.js
5 6 (7.59%) J2EE
6 5 (6.33%) .NET
6 5 (6.33%) jQuery
7 4 (5.06%) Android SDK
7 4 (5.06%) Backbone.js
7 4 (5.06%) iOS SDK
7 4 (5.06%) J2ME
7 4 (5.06%) J2SE
7 4 (5.06%) JSON
7 4 (5.06%) LESS
7 4 (5.06%) SVG
7 4 (5.06%) XML
8 3 (3.80%) Kafka
8 3 (3.80%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (21.52%) Visualisation
3 14 (17.72%) User Experience
4 6 (7.59%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.33%) NHS
6 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.06%) Ergonomics
6 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.80%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.53%) Animation
8 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.53%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.53%) Social Media
8 2 (2.53%) Statistics
9 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.27%) IVR
9 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Android
2 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Data Analytics
2 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
4 10 (12.66%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (12.66%) ETL
4 10 (12.66%) Open Source
5 9 (11.39%) Data Transformation
5 9 (11.39%) Web Analytics
6 8 (10.13%) Customer Insight
6 8 (10.13%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.13%) Use Case
7 7 (8.86%) Front End Development
7 7 (8.86%) Machine Learning
7 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.86%) Web Development
8 6 (7.59%) Content Management
8 6 (7.59%) OO
9 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.39%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) Python
4 5 (6.33%) R
5 3 (3.80%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) ES6
6 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.53%) PHP
6 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) Scala
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) RHCE
4 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) PhD
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.27%) HDFS
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Capistrano
1 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.27%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Tableau
2 6 (7.59%) Google
3 5 (6.33%) SAP
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) Adobe
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.53%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.27%) i2
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Omniture
7 1 (1.27%) OpenText
7 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.27%) Sysomos
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter
7 1 (1.27%) Verint
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