The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 101 98 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +39
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1122 1026 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.94% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.62% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 654 503
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.08% -9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +138.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £20.67 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £50.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-56.52% +155.55%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics within the UK.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics within the UK.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Analytics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Analytics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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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
England 0 1067 £425 +1.19% 659
London +6 721 £450 -4.25% 387
City of London -7 147 £436 -8.21% 141
South East -9 107 £413 +22.22% 89
East of England 0 83 £420 +29.23% 30
Hertfordshire -10 48 £335 -8.53% 9
Berkshire +13 45 £350 +7.69% 14
North West +9 41 £425 +26.86% 49
West Midlands -15 30 £388 +27.04% 24
South West -23 26 £325 -17.72% 22
Yorkshire -4 25 £419 +11.66% 31
Scotland -1 24 £350 +11.11% 14
Manchester -10 20 £320 -7.91% 28
Reading +15 16 £450 +57.89% 3
West Yorkshire -7 16 £381 +1.66% 22
Hampshire -17 16 £465 +36.36% 18
East Midlands +5 14 £300 -20.00% 18
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £418 -50.88% 9
Cheshire +16 12 £425 +36.21% 12
Cambridgeshire +9 12 £398 +22.30% 12
Watford -6 12 £250 - 1
South Wales -4 11 £450 +50.00% 7
Edinburgh -7 11 £350 +12.90% 8
Wales -25 11 £450 +50.00% 9
Norfolk - 11 £250 - 1
Cardiff -5 10 £425 -5.55% 6
Norwich - 10 £250 - 1
Milton Keynes +3 9 £385 +35.08% 7
Warwickshire -6 8 £140 -52.54% 6
East Sussex -4 7 - - 1

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 667 (29.31%) SQL
2 648 (28.47%) Finance
3 454 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
4 440 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
5 427 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
6 386 (16.96%) Marketing
7 351 (15.42%) Oracle
8 318 (13.97%) Banking
9 314 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
10 276 (12.13%) SAS
11 267 (11.73%) SQL Server
12 262 (11.51%) Big Data
13 258 (11.34%) Degree
14 256 (11.25%) Project Management
15 232 (10.19%) Microsoft
16 228 (10.02%) Java
17 224 (9.84%) Data Modelling
18 222 (9.75%) Google
19 218 (9.58%) HTML
20 209 (9.18%) Google Analytics
21 197 (8.66%) ETL
21 197 (8.66%) MS Excel
22 196 (8.61%) Web Analytics
23 194 (8.52%) Hadoop
24 193 (8.48%) Data Analysis
25 189 (8.30%) Investment Banking
26 188 (8.26%) User Experience
27 182 (8.00%) C#
28 170 (7.47%) Visualisation
29 168 (7.38%) JavaScript

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 276 (12.13%) SAS
2 104 (4.57%) CMS
3 83 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.07%) Apache Pig
5 35 (1.54%) IIS
6 27 (1.19%) Apache
7 25 (1.10%) Node.js
8 17 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
9 16 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 13 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.53%) Drupal
13 11 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.44%) Confluence
15 8 (0.35%) WordPress
15 8 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 197 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.12%) MS Office
3 68 (2.99%) SPSS
4 59 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (1.76%) Photoshop
6 33 (1.45%) MS Visio
7 21 (0.92%) MS Project
7 21 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.57%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.26%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.13%) Stata
12 2 (0.088%) InDesign
12 2 (0.088%) Gephi
13 1 (0.044%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.044%) FastStats
13 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 209 (9.18%) Google Analytics
2 64 (2.81%) SiteCatalyst
3 50 (2.20%) WebTrends
4 17 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.40%) Cognos Controller
8 9 (0.40%) Siebel Analytics
9 8 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.31%) Agresso
10 7 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.26%) Fredhopper
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.22%) ReMetrica
12 5 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.22%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.66%) SaaS
3 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.22%) Force.com
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.18%) GitHub
7 4 (0.18%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.088%) PaaS
8 2 (0.088%) Route 53
9 1 (0.044%) Taleo
9 1 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.044%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.42%) Internet
2 22 (0.97%) Intranet
3 15 (0.66%) HTTP
4 14 (0.62%) WAN
5 12 (0.53%) LAN
6 11 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.48%) Firewall
6 11 (0.48%) NetScaler
7 10 (0.44%) FTP
8 9 (0.40%) DNS
8 9 (0.40%) Wireless
9 8 (0.35%) SAN
9 8 (0.35%) BGP
10 7 (0.31%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.31%) WLAN
10 7 (0.31%) Wireless Security
10 7 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (0.31%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (0.31%) OSPF
11 6 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
2 267 (11.73%) SQL Server
3 262 (11.51%) Big Data
4 194 (8.52%) Hadoop
5 128 (5.62%) QlikView
6 125 (5.49%) Data Mining
7 102 (4.48%) Relational Database
8 93 (4.09%) Oracle Database
9 89 (3.91%) NoSQL
10 87 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 81 (3.56%) Apache Hive
12 74 (3.25%) MongoDB
13 70 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 57 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 54 (2.37%) DB2
16 51 (2.24%) HBase
17 50 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
18 49 (2.15%) MySQL
19 46 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
20 43 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (2.15%) JIRA
1 49 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 34 (1.49%) Subversion
3 27 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 20 (0.88%) Maven
5 18 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 18 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.66%) Mockito
7 15 (0.66%) JUnit
8 11 (0.48%) Selenium
8 11 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 11 (0.48%) Jasmine
9 10 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.44%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.40%) JMeter
10 9 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
10 9 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 648 (28.47%) Finance
2 386 (16.96%) Marketing
3 318 (13.97%) Banking
4 189 (8.30%) Investment Banking
5 159 (6.99%) Retail
6 154 (6.77%) Front Office
7 69 (3.03%) Publishing
8 62 (2.72%) Advertising
9 56 (2.46%) Telecoms
10 52 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 49 (2.15%) Games
12 34 (1.49%) Legal
13 26 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 23 (1.01%) Back Office
15 20 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.79%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.70%) German Language
18 14 (0.62%) Danish Language
19 10 (0.44%) Billing
19 10 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 646 (28.38%) Analyst
2 587 (25.79%) Developer
3 223 (9.80%) Architect
4 194 (8.52%) Business Analyst
5 186 (8.17%) Consultant
6 152 (6.68%) Data Analyst
7 138 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 73 (3.21%) Data Architect
9 64 (2.81%) Senior Developer
10 60 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
11 46 (2.02%) Java Developer
11 46 (2.02%) C# Developer
11 46 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
12 45 (1.98%) Designer
13 42 (1.85%) SQL Developer
14 39 (1.71%) Quantitative Developer
14 39 (1.71%) Web Analyst
15 38 (1.67%) SAS Developer
15 38 (1.67%) Web Developer
16 36 (1.58%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (9.58%) HTML
2 164 (7.21%) .NET
3 150 (6.59%) CSS
4 146 (6.41%) XML
5 90 (3.95%) HTML5
6 88 (3.87%) jQuery
7 73 (3.21%) Web Services
8 58 (2.55%) JSON
9 50 (2.20%) CSS3
10 41 (1.80%) ASP.NET
11 40 (1.76%) AngularJS
12 39 (1.71%) RESTful
12 39 (1.71%) Middleware
12 39 (1.71%) Spring
13 37 (1.63%) Ajax
14 34 (1.49%) REST
15 32 (1.41%) SOAP
16 25 (1.10%) Backbone.js
17 24 (1.05%) .NET Framework
18 23 (1.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 427 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (8.26%) User Experience
3 170 (7.47%) Visualisation
4 125 (5.49%) Social Media
5 111 (4.88%) Derivative
6 109 (4.79%) Management Information System
7 102 (4.48%) Computer Science
8 88 (3.87%) Credit Risk
9 87 (3.82%) Mathematics
10 81 (3.56%) Statistics
11 76 (3.34%) Open Source
12 63 (2.77%) Fixed Income
13 61 (2.68%) Data Integration
14 58 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 50 (2.20%) Mobile App
16 42 (1.85%) Market Risk
17 36 (1.58%) Credit Derivative
18 31 (1.36%) Equities
19 29 (1.27%) Blog
19 29 (1.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 121 (5.32%) Linux
2 115 (5.05%) Windows
3 79 (3.47%) UNIX
4 42 (1.85%) Android
5 38 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.31%) AIX
9 7 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.18%) Solaris
11 2 (0.088%) SUSE
11 2 (0.088%) zOS
11 2 (0.088%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.044%) Fedora
12 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.044%) CentOS
12 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.044%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
3 256 (11.25%) Project Management
4 224 (9.84%) Data Modelling
5 197 (8.66%) ETL
6 196 (8.61%) Web Analytics
7 193 (8.48%) Data Analysis
8 166 (7.29%) E-Commerce
9 155 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 151 (6.63%) Data Analytics
11 135 (5.93%) SEO
12 131 (5.76%) CRM
13 124 (5.45%) Risk Management
14 120 (5.27%) Digital Marketing
15 111 (4.88%) Data Management
16 106 (4.66%) Business Analysis
17 102 (4.48%) Content Management
18 97 (4.26%) Scrum
19 96 (4.22%) TDD
20 92 (4.04%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 667 (29.31%) SQL
2 228 (10.02%) Java
3 182 (8.00%) C#
4 168 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 138 (6.06%) C++
6 135 (5.93%) Python
7 104 (4.57%) VBA
8 76 (3.34%) R
9 59 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 53 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.28%) Perl
12 46 (2.02%) C
13 44 (1.93%) PHP
14 24 (1.05%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.01%) Scala
16 22 (0.97%) VB
16 22 (0.97%) Ruby
17 20 (0.88%) PowerShell
18 19 (0.83%) Shell Script
19 15 (0.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 258 (11.34%) Degree
2 91 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.10%) PhD
5 23 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (0.62%) PMP
9 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.44%) SAP Certification
10 10 (0.44%) ISEB
10 10 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.40%) CISSP
11 9 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.35%) MCSE
13 7 (0.31%) CCNP
13 7 (0.31%) HP ASE
13 7 (0.31%) ACSP
14 5 (0.22%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.60%) QA
2 37 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.83%) SLA
4 17 (0.75%) Basel III
5 11 (0.48%) WCAG
6 9 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.26%) EMIR
7 6 (0.26%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.13%) Basel II
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.044%) HL7
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.044%) GxP
10 1 (0.044%) UCITS
System Software
1 23 (1.01%) Apache Flume
1 23 (1.01%) HDFS
2 21 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 20 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.13%) vSphere
8 2 (0.088%) Varnish
8 2 (0.088%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.044%) Nmap
9 1 (0.044%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.044%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.044%) XenApp
9 1 (0.044%) XenServer
9 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.044%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.044%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (1.45%) Oozie
2 21 (0.92%) Ambari
3 15 (0.66%) Puppet
4 13 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.35%) Hyperic
7 7 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
8 6 (0.26%) Nagios
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.22%) OpenView
9 5 (0.22%) Ganglia
9 5 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.22%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.088%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.088%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.088%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 351 (15.42%) Oracle
2 232 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 222 (9.75%) Google
4 132 (5.80%) Tableau
5 86 (3.78%) SAP
6 74 (3.25%) Teradata
7 73 (3.21%) Omniture
8 71 (3.12%) Adobe
9 66 (2.90%) Business Objects
10 64 (2.81%) Informatica
11 61 (2.68%) Cognos
12 60 (2.64%) IBM
13 47 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
14 46 (2.02%) HP
15 34 (1.49%) Sybase
16 28 (1.23%) Ab Initio
17 25 (1.10%) TIBCO
17 25 (1.10%) Netezza
17 25 (1.10%) Facebook
18 23 (1.01%) Twitter
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