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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 100 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Analytics 44 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 1.15% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.52% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 13
Average daily rate £325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £31.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 - £27.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 - £31.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.99 £31.71
% change year-on-year
-36.32% -30.66%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 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
Wiltshire -1 13 £306 -5.76% 8
Bristol 0 10 £369 +12.59% 4
Somerset - 7 £325 - 2
Gloucestershire +9 6 £513 +36.66% 4
Dorset +5 4 £231 -47.44% 1
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 32 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (30.39%) Finance
3 31 (30.39%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (27.45%) Data Analytics
5 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 23 (22.55%) Big Data
8 19 (18.63%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
9 18 (17.65%) HTML
9 18 (17.65%) ETL
9 18 (17.65%) Visualisation
10 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 16 (15.69%) Open Source
11 16 (15.69%) Marketing
12 14 (13.73%) CSS
12 14 (13.73%) Tableau
13 13 (12.75%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (12.75%) Data Transformation
13 13 (12.75%) User Experience
13 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
14 12 (11.76%) Data Analysis
14 12 (11.76%) Web Analytics
14 12 (11.76%) CMS
15 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (10.78%) Java
15 11 (10.78%) NHS

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 12 (11.76%) CMS
2 7 (6.86%) Mule
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.92%) Confluence
3 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 4 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.96%) SAS
6 1 (0.98%) Node.js
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.96%) FastStats
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Pure360
4 1 (0.98%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (22.55%) Big Data
3 19 (18.63%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.78%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.84%) Hadoop
6 7 (6.86%) GIS
7 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.92%) QGIS
8 4 (3.92%) SAP HANA
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.94%) QlikView
9 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.96%) MySQL
10 2 (1.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.92%) Android Studio
2 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
2 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.92%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) Grunt
3 3 (2.94%) gulp
4 2 (1.96%) webpack
5 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Marketing
3 11 (10.78%) Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Billing
5 2 (1.96%) Military
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Developer
2 22 (21.57%) Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Architect
5 12 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Data Architect
7 8 (7.84%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.92%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (3.92%) HTML Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) iOS Android Developer
10 4 (3.92%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) HTML
2 14 (13.73%) CSS
3 10 (9.80%) HTML5
3 10 (9.80%) Web Services
4 7 (6.86%) J2EE
4 7 (6.86%) jQuery
5 5 (4.90%) CSS3
6 4 (3.92%) .NET
6 4 (3.92%) Ajax
6 4 (3.92%) Android SDK
6 4 (3.92%) iOS SDK
6 4 (3.92%) J2ME
6 4 (3.92%) J2SE
6 4 (3.92%) JSON
6 4 (3.92%) PostGIS
6 4 (3.92%) XML
7 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.94%) Classic ASP
7 3 (2.94%) XSL
8 2 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 13 (12.75%) User Experience
4 11 (10.78%) NHS
5 9 (8.82%) Data Integration
6 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.92%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.94%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.96%) Ergonomics
9 2 (1.96%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.96%) Replication
9 2 (1.96%) Statistics
10 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.98%) IVR
10 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Android
2 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.94%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (27.45%) Data Analytics
3 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 18 (17.65%) ETL
6 16 (15.69%) Open Source
7 13 (12.75%) Data Transformation
7 13 (12.75%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 12 (11.76%) Web Analytics
9 11 (10.78%) Programme Management
9 11 (10.78%) Use Case
10 9 (8.82%) Customer Insight
11 8 (7.84%) Data Architecture
11 8 (7.84%) Data Management
11 8 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
11 8 (7.84%) Web Development
12 7 (6.86%) Database Optimisation
12 7 (6.86%) Scrum
13 6 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.78%) Java
4 4 (3.92%) Python
5 3 (2.94%) C
5 3 (2.94%) R
5 3 (2.94%) VBA
6 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.98%) C#
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.84%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) RHCE
6 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 6 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) HDFS
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Capistrano
1 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.98%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Tableau
2 8 (7.84%) SAP
3 7 (6.86%) Teradata
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.92%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.94%) Adobe
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle
6 3 (2.94%) Siebel
7 2 (1.96%) Alterian
7 2 (1.96%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.96%) EMC
7 2 (1.96%) Google
7 2 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) Apple
8 1 (0.98%) Sysomos
8 1 (0.98%) Verint