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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 84 98 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +35
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1127 926 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 1.92% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.59% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 535 456
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Average hourly rate £21.99 £27.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £14.09 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.55 £37.00 £45.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £31.71 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +32.12%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +12 1053 £450 +9.09% 681
London +11 702 £453 +0.55% 384
City of London +33 193 £475 +2.70% 134
South East +18 164 £425 +7.93% 103
East of England +20 56 £413 +6.45% 23
Scotland +20 49 £420 +5.00% 16
North West +9 42 £400 +8.84% 46
Buckinghamshire +20 37 £400 +11.11% 8
South West -6 35 £363 +30.63% 25
Berkshire -22 35 £425 +6.25% 27
Hampshire 0 33 £475 +16.92% 7
Edinburgh +15 26 £388 +3.33% 10
Hertfordshire +4 25 £325 -13.33% 12
Surrey -5 21 £355 -22.40% 22
West Midlands -18 20 £375 +22.85% 23
Manchester +8 19 £300 -14.28% 29
Milton Keynes +2 17 £400 -5.32% 6
Wales -3 17 £350 -10.82% 5
South Wales -3 17 £350 -10.82% 5
Canary Wharf +17 16 £438 -19.72%
Cheshire +15 16 £300 -23.56% 9
Reading 0 16 £425 -19.04% 6
East Midlands +10 15 £525 +204.34% 17
Glasgow +4 14 £475 +113.48% 5
Suffolk +8 13 £475 +5.55%
Oxfordshire -6 13 £550 +15.78% 6
Ipswich +8 12 £475 +5.55%
Cardiff +1 12 £350 +27.27% 3
Yorkshire -20 12 £438 +34.61% 51
Bedfordshire +1 11 £275 -26.66% 2

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 670 (29.17%) Finance
2 634 (27.60%) SQL
3 493 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
4 482 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
5 381 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
6 348 (15.15%) Marketing
7 343 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
8 336 (14.63%) Banking
9 285 (12.41%) Oracle
10 263 (11.45%) Java
11 260 (11.32%) Big Data
12 259 (11.28%) SAS
13 252 (10.97%) Data Modelling
14 249 (10.84%) Project Management
15 246 (10.71%) Google
16 239 (10.40%) SQL Server
16 239 (10.40%) Degree
17 235 (10.23%) ETL
18 231 (10.06%) Google Analytics
19 229 (9.97%) HTML
20 227 (9.88%) Microsoft
21 186 (8.10%) Web Analytics
21 186 (8.10%) Visualisation
22 181 (7.88%) Data Analysis
22 181 (7.88%) JavaScript
23 178 (7.75%) Hadoop
24 174 (7.58%) MS Excel
25 171 (7.44%) Investment Banking
26 167 (7.27%) .NET
27 163 (7.10%) Retail

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 259 (11.28%) SAS
2 81 (3.53%) CMS
3 73 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 42 (1.83%) Node.js
5 39 (1.70%) Apache
6 31 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 28 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
8 27 (1.18%) Apache Pig
9 26 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 20 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 20 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.83%) IIS
13 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (0.35%) WordPress
15 8 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.35%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 174 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.96%) MS Office
3 53 (2.31%) SPSS
4 50 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (1.35%) MS Project
6 28 (1.22%) MS Visio
7 25 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.91%) PowerPivot
9 19 (0.83%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.39%) Shockwave
11 8 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.22%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.044%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.044%) InDesign
15 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 231 (10.06%) Google Analytics
2 44 (1.92%) SiteCatalyst
3 34 (1.48%) WebTrends
4 14 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.48%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.39%) Siebel Analytics
7 9 (0.39%) Endur
7 9 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.26%) Optimost
9 6 (0.26%) Fredhopper
9 6 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.26%) Summit
9 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.22%) CA Clarity
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.17%) Radian6
11 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.44%) SaaS
6 8 (0.35%) Basecamp
7 7 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.26%) GitHub
9 5 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.22%) PaaS
10 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.087%) IaaS
11 2 (0.087%) Taleo
12 1 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.044%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.044%) Heroku
12 1 (0.044%) Responsys
12 1 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.44%) Internet
2 23 (1.00%) Intranet
3 18 (0.78%) HTTP
4 17 (0.74%) Firewall
5 14 (0.61%) LAN
5 14 (0.61%) WAN
6 13 (0.57%) BGP
6 13 (0.57%) SAN
7 11 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (0.35%) LDAP
8 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.30%) ATM
9 7 (0.30%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.26%) Multicast
10 6 (0.26%) NAS
10 6 (0.26%) Wireless
11 5 (0.22%) Wireless Security
11 5 (0.22%) EIGRP
11 5 (0.22%) OSPF
11 5 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
2 260 (11.32%) Big Data
3 239 (10.40%) SQL Server
4 178 (7.75%) Hadoop
5 117 (5.09%) QlikView
6 115 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 114 (4.96%) Data Mining
8 94 (4.09%) NoSQL
8 94 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 82 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 69 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 67 (2.92%) MongoDB
12 65 (2.83%) Apache Hive
13 59 (2.57%) Oracle Database
14 55 (2.39%) OLAP
15 54 (2.35%) MySQL
16 53 (2.31%) HBase
17 42 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
19 35 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (2.00%) JIRA
2 41 (1.78%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.09%) Subversion
4 23 (1.00%) JUnit
5 22 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (0.96%) Maven
6 20 (0.87%) Grunt
7 19 (0.83%) Mockito
7 19 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 16 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.65%) Bower
11 14 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (0.57%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.48%) Selenium
13 11 (0.48%) Toad
14 9 (0.39%) NUnit
14 9 (0.39%) ERwin
14 9 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 670 (29.17%) Finance
2 348 (15.15%) Marketing
3 336 (14.63%) Banking
4 171 (7.44%) Investment Banking
5 163 (7.10%) Retail
6 139 (6.05%) Front Office
7 58 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 54 (2.35%) Legal
9 48 (2.09%) Publishing
9 48 (2.09%) Games
10 29 (1.26%) Advertising
11 26 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.52%) Billing
14 11 (0.48%) Law
15 10 (0.44%) Back Office
16 9 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 634 (27.60%) Analyst
2 579 (25.21%) Developer
3 246 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 241 (10.49%) Architect
5 172 (7.49%) Consultant
6 166 (7.23%) Data Analyst
7 119 (5.18%) Project Manager
8 77 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
9 69 (3.00%) Java Developer
9 69 (3.00%) Data Architect
10 66 (2.87%) Senior Developer
11 58 (2.53%) Designer
12 56 (2.44%) SQL Developer
13 44 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
13 44 (1.92%) Enterprise Architect
14 43 (1.87%) Web Analyst
15 38 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 37 (1.61%) Quantitative Developer
17 36 (1.57%) Product Manager
18 33 (1.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (9.97%) HTML
2 167 (7.27%) .NET
3 153 (6.66%) CSS
4 125 (5.44%) XML
5 108 (4.70%) HTML5
6 92 (4.01%) jQuery
7 67 (2.92%) Web Services
8 61 (2.66%) AngularJS
9 52 (2.26%) CSS3
10 51 (2.22%) JSON
11 47 (2.05%) Spring
12 42 (1.83%) REST
13 41 (1.78%) RESTful
14 39 (1.70%) ASP.NET
15 35 (1.52%) Ajax
16 27 (1.18%) Middleware
17 25 (1.09%) J2EE
18 24 (1.04%) Backbone.js
18 24 (1.04%) WCF
19 23 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 381 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (8.10%) Visualisation
3 148 (6.44%) User Experience
4 102 (4.44%) Social Media
5 98 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 96 (4.18%) Derivative
7 86 (3.74%) Management Information System
8 80 (3.48%) Statistics
9 75 (3.27%) Mathematics
10 69 (3.00%) Data Integration
11 63 (2.74%) Fixed Income
12 62 (2.70%) Algorithms
13 59 (2.57%) Data Structures
14 58 (2.53%) Open Source
15 57 (2.48%) Credit Risk
16 41 (1.78%) Mobile App
17 35 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 32 (1.39%) FMCG
19 31 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
20 30 (1.31%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.97%) Linux
2 114 (4.96%) Windows
3 91 (3.96%) UNIX
4 34 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.22%) Android
6 13 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.35%) AIX
8 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.17%) Solaris
12 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
13 2 (0.087%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.087%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.087%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
3 252 (10.97%) Data Modelling
4 249 (10.84%) Project Management
5 235 (10.23%) ETL
6 186 (8.10%) Web Analytics
7 181 (7.88%) Data Analysis
8 145 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 143 (6.23%) E-Commerce
10 134 (5.83%) Scrum
11 127 (5.53%) TDD
12 123 (5.35%) Business Analysis
13 121 (5.27%) CRM
14 108 (4.70%) Data Management
15 106 (4.61%) Data Analytics
16 97 (4.22%) Migration
17 89 (3.87%) OO
17 89 (3.87%) Workflow
17 89 (3.87%) Data Architecture
18 85 (3.70%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 634 (27.60%) SQL
2 263 (11.45%) Java
3 181 (7.88%) JavaScript
4 157 (6.84%) C#
5 139 (6.05%) Python
6 109 (4.75%) C++
7 77 (3.35%) VBA
8 70 (3.05%) R
9 56 (2.44%) C
10 55 (2.39%) PL/SQL
11 46 (2.00%) Perl
12 40 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 37 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 33 (1.44%) Scala
15 30 (1.31%) PHP
15 30 (1.31%) Ruby
16 23 (1.00%) VB
17 21 (0.91%) PowerShell
18 16 (0.70%) MATLAB
19 10 (0.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 239 (10.40%) Degree
2 100 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 62 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.91%) ISEB
5 17 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.61%) SAP Certification
7 12 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.35%) PhD
9 8 (0.35%) MCSE
9 8 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.30%) CCNP
10 7 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (0.22%) CITP
12 5 (0.22%) HP ASE
12 5 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.53%) QA
2 22 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.35%) Basel III
4 8 (0.35%) SLA
5 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) EMIR
6 4 (0.17%) MiFID
7 3 (0.13%) WAI
7 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.087%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.087%) UCITS
8 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.087%) Basel II
8 2 (0.087%) WCAG
8 2 (0.087%) HL7
9 1 (0.044%) COBIT
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.044%) COSO
System Software
1 29 (1.26%) Apache Flume
2 28 (1.22%) HDFS
3 22 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (0.70%) vSphere
7 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.13%) XenServer
9 3 (0.13%) Docker
10 2 (0.087%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.087%) Firmware
11 1 (0.044%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.044%) vCloud
11 1 (0.044%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (1.44%) Oozie
2 21 (0.91%) Ambari
3 17 (0.74%) Puppet
4 16 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.39%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.30%) Kibana
6 7 (0.30%) logstash
6 7 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.26%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.22%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.17%) Nagios
10 3 (0.13%) yum
10 3 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.13%) Ansible
10 3 (0.13%) Mesos
11 2 (0.087%) Munin
11 2 (0.087%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 285 (12.41%) Oracle
2 246 (10.71%) Google
3 227 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 129 (5.62%) Tableau
5 106 (4.61%) SAP
6 86 (3.74%) Adobe
7 75 (3.27%) Business Objects
8 66 (2.87%) IBM
9 59 (2.57%) Cognos
10 58 (2.53%) Omniture
11 57 (2.48%) Teradata
11 57 (2.48%) Informatica
12 50 (2.18%) HP
13 44 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
14 39 (1.70%) Netezza
15 37 (1.61%) Sybase
16 26 (1.13%) Cisco
17 24 (1.04%) Splunk
18 22 (0.96%) Hortonworks
18 22 (0.96%) TIBCO
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