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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 77 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1368 1066 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 2.02% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.68% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 706 480
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 13
Average hourly rate £22.12 £24.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -7.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.98 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £21.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+49.17% -34.61%

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +16 1255 £450 +5.88% 698
London +7 765 £475 +5.55% 372
South East +17 178 £413 +5.76% 116
City of London -13 172 £460 -5.64% 116
Scotland +29 76 £380 +4.10% 20
Berkshire +5 64 £363 -3.33% 33
South West +46 61 £486 +55.60% 25
West Midlands +22 59 £375 -16.66% 35
Edinburgh +31 58 £380 +4.10% 15
East of England +12 51 £390 +0.64% 28
North West -1 50 £408 -4.11% 63
Yorkshire -2 43 £375 -11.34% 26
East Midlands +7 38 £289 -11.15% 22
West Yorkshire 0 37 £375 -16.66% 9
Hampshire +17 36 £475 +1.06% 16
Surrey +20 33 £463 -5.12% 18
Leeds +3 31 £375 +15.38% 8
Manchester +3 27 £375 +3.44% 38
Bristol +18 21 £575 +21.05% 5
Reading -8 20 £400 +5.96% 7
Cambridgeshire +14 19 £250 - 4
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £328 +18.01% 9
Cheshire +1 16 £650 - 15
Milton Keynes +14 15 £325 -7.14% 5
Hertfordshire -13 15 £500 +29.03% 17
Guildford +11 14 £488 - 4
Bracknell +6 14 £331 -15.06% 3
Leicestershire +8 13 £283 -1.73% 1
Glasgow -4 13 £245 -30.00% 4
Canary Wharf -5 13 £515 -14.16%

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 715 (28.12%) Finance
2 673 (26.46%) SQL
3 524 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
4 510 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
5 440 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
6 414 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
7 399 (15.69%) Marketing
8 390 (15.34%) Banking
9 306 (12.03%) SAS
10 298 (11.72%) Google
11 293 (11.52%) HTML
12 292 (11.48%) ETL
12 292 (11.48%) Project Management
13 289 (11.36%) Big Data
14 287 (11.29%) Degree
15 285 (11.21%) Data Modelling
16 281 (11.05%) Java
17 269 (10.58%) Microsoft
18 261 (10.26%) Oracle
19 255 (10.03%) SQL Server
20 246 (9.67%) JavaScript
21 241 (9.48%) Google Analytics
22 226 (8.89%) Data Analysis
23 221 (8.69%) Retail
24 203 (7.98%) Web Analytics
24 203 (7.98%) Hadoop
24 203 (7.98%) Visualisation
25 199 (7.83%) .NET
26 194 (7.63%) CSS
27 190 (7.47%) User Experience

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 306 (12.03%) SAS
2 110 (4.33%) CMS
3 57 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 51 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 44 (1.73%) Apache
6 42 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 41 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 36 (1.42%) IIS
9 28 (1.10%) Node.js
10 26 (1.02%) Apache Pig
10 26 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
11 25 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
14 20 (0.79%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (0.63%) Drupal
17 12 (0.47%) Confluence
18 9 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
19 8 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 188 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.87%) MS Office
3 53 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (1.93%) Photoshop
5 48 (1.89%) SPSS
6 32 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (1.22%) MS Project
8 29 (1.14%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.35%) Shockwave
11 8 (0.31%) PowerPivot
12 7 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.16%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.079%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.079%) Weka
15 2 (0.079%) InDesign
16 1 (0.039%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 52 (2.04%) WebTrends
2 19 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
3 17 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.31%) Unica
10 6 (0.24%) SAP HR
11 5 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 5 (0.20%) Optimost
11 5 (0.20%) TRIRIGA
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
12 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.16%) Maximo
12 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
13 3 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 241 (9.48%) Google Analytics
2 111 (4.36%) Adobe Analytics
3 64 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.06%) SaaS
6 21 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (0.59%) PaaS
8 14 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.16%) Google Checkout
14 3 (0.12%) Taleo
15 2 (0.079%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.079%) Responsys
15 2 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.079%) GitHub
15 2 (0.079%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.99%) Internet
2 39 (1.53%) Firewall
3 31 (1.22%) SSL
4 28 (1.10%) HTTP
5 22 (0.87%) LAN
6 20 (0.79%) WAN
6 20 (0.79%) VPN
6 20 (0.79%) Intranet
7 17 (0.67%) SAN
8 16 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.63%) Network Security
8 16 (0.63%) Unified Communications
9 15 (0.59%) Converged Networks
9 15 (0.59%) MPLS
10 11 (0.43%) SNMP
10 11 (0.43%) SMTP
11 9 (0.35%) NAS
12 8 (0.31%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
2 289 (11.36%) Big Data
3 255 (10.03%) SQL Server
4 203 (7.98%) Hadoop
5 116 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 115 (4.52%) QlikView
7 110 (4.33%) Data Mining
8 102 (4.01%) Relational Database
9 100 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 85 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 83 (3.26%) NoSQL
12 73 (2.87%) Oracle Database
13 64 (2.52%) MongoDB
14 63 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
15 58 (2.28%) MySQL
16 53 (2.08%) OLAP
17 50 (1.97%) Apache Hive
18 42 (1.65%) Spotfire
18 42 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (1.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 38 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 35 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (1.26%) JIRA
4 28 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.06%) Selenium
6 25 (0.98%) Subversion
7 19 (0.75%) Grunt
8 18 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 18 (0.71%) Maven
9 17 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 17 (0.67%) TeamCity
10 16 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 13 (0.51%) NUnit
12 12 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (0.43%) ERwin
14 9 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (0.35%) Mocha
14 9 (0.35%) Axure RP
15 8 (0.31%) Bower
16 7 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 715 (28.12%) Finance
2 399 (15.69%) Marketing
3 390 (15.34%) Banking
4 221 (8.69%) Retail
5 150 (5.90%) Investment Banking
6 101 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 98 (3.85%) Front Office
8 57 (2.24%) Publishing
9 53 (2.08%) Legal
10 38 (1.49%) Back Office
11 36 (1.42%) Games
12 34 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.34%) Advertising
13 32 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 31 (1.22%) Retail Banking
15 29 (1.14%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.55%) Law
17 13 (0.51%) Arabic Language
17 13 (0.51%) Spanish Language
18 12 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 630 (24.77%) Analyst
2 533 (20.96%) Developer
3 251 (9.87%) Architect
4 204 (8.02%) Business Analyst
5 201 (7.90%) Consultant
6 169 (6.65%) Data Analyst
7 163 (6.41%) Project Manager
8 72 (2.83%) Designer
9 69 (2.71%) Data Architect
10 68 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
11 55 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
12 51 (2.01%) SQL Developer
13 48 (1.89%) Java Developer
13 48 (1.89%) Technical Architect
13 48 (1.89%) Data Scientist
14 46 (1.81%) Web Analyst
15 45 (1.77%) Senior Developer
15 45 (1.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 40 (1.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 39 (1.53%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (11.52%) HTML
2 199 (7.83%) .NET
3 194 (7.63%) CSS
4 127 (4.99%) Web Services
4 127 (4.99%) HTML5
5 117 (4.60%) XML
6 82 (3.22%) ASP.NET
7 73 (2.87%) AngularJS
8 67 (2.63%) jQuery
9 57 (2.24%) RESTful
10 53 (2.08%) CSS3
11 50 (1.97%) REST
12 46 (1.81%) JSON
13 45 (1.77%) Middleware
14 40 (1.57%) J2EE
15 38 (1.49%) .NET Framework
16 36 (1.42%) Ajax
17 32 (1.26%) Spring
18 27 (1.06%) Flash
19 26 (1.02%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 440 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 203 (7.98%) Visualisation
3 190 (7.47%) User Experience
4 114 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 107 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 105 (4.13%) Social Media
7 100 (3.93%) Statistics
8 88 (3.46%) Mathematics
9 82 (3.22%) Mobile App
10 76 (2.99%) Data Integration
11 75 (2.95%) Credit Risk
12 66 (2.60%) Derivative
13 59 (2.32%) Algorithms
14 49 (1.93%) Fixed Income
15 44 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (1.69%) Data Structures
17 25 (0.98%) Data Centre
18 24 (0.94%) Digital Media
18 24 (0.94%) FMCG
19 23 (0.90%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 169 (6.65%) Linux
2 136 (5.35%) Windows
3 89 (3.50%) UNIX
4 56 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 47 (1.85%) Android
6 19 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.35%) Solaris
10 8 (0.31%) AIX
10 8 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.28%) SUSE
12 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.12%) zOS
14 2 (0.079%) CentOS
15 1 (0.039%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.039%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
3 292 (11.48%) Project Management
3 292 (11.48%) ETL
4 285 (11.21%) Data Modelling
5 226 (8.89%) Data Analysis
6 203 (7.98%) Web Analytics
7 188 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 187 (7.35%) Data Analytics
9 178 (7.00%) E-Commerce
10 162 (6.37%) SEO
11 160 (6.29%) Data Management
12 134 (5.27%) Business Analysis
13 125 (4.92%) Content Management
14 124 (4.88%) CRM
15 119 (4.68%) Migration
16 117 (4.60%) Scrum
17 105 (4.13%) Data Architecture
17 105 (4.13%) Open Source
18 100 (3.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 673 (26.46%) SQL
2 281 (11.05%) Java
3 246 (9.67%) JavaScript
4 182 (7.16%) Python
5 150 (5.90%) C#
6 122 (4.80%) R
7 83 (3.26%) VBA
8 77 (3.03%) C++
9 61 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 58 (2.28%) Ruby
11 48 (1.89%) Scala
12 46 (1.81%) C
13 40 (1.57%) PHP
14 38 (1.49%) T-SQL
15 33 (1.30%) Perl
15 33 (1.30%) MATLAB
16 26 (1.02%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.87%) Shell Script
17 22 (0.87%) VB.NET
18 16 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 287 (11.29%) Degree
2 116 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.42%) ISEB
5 28 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 22 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 22 (0.87%) PhD
7 18 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.47%) MBA
10 10 (0.39%) PMP
10 10 (0.39%) CISSP
10 10 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.39%) Postgraduate
11 9 (0.35%) SAP Certification
12 8 (0.31%) MCSE
12 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.24%) CCNP
14 6 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.35%) QA
2 35 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.51%) Basel III
4 10 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.39%) SLA
5 9 (0.35%) Basel II
6 7 (0.28%) COBIT
7 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.20%) MiFID
8 5 (0.20%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.20%) EMIR
9 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.16%) AIFMD
9 4 (0.16%) COSO
10 2 (0.079%) GCP
10 2 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.079%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.079%) COREP
10 2 (0.079%) FATCA
System Software
1 31 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.67%) vSphere
3 17 (0.67%) HDFS
4 15 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.35%) vCloud
7 7 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.28%) XenServer
8 4 (0.16%) XenApp
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (0.16%) Docker
9 3 (0.12%) RACF
9 3 (0.12%) ACF2
10 2 (0.079%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.079%) GridGain
10 2 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.079%) Squid
11 1 (0.039%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.47%) Puppet
3 9 (0.35%) Oozie
4 8 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.24%) Nagios
6 5 (0.20%) OPNET
6 5 (0.20%) yum
6 5 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.16%) Graphite
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.16%) Mesos
7 4 (0.16%) Ambari
7 4 (0.16%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.079%) OpenView
8 2 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.079%) Netcool
8 2 (0.079%) Nessus
8 2 (0.079%) SCOM
Vendors
1 298 (11.72%) Google
2 269 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 261 (10.26%) Oracle
4 162 (6.37%) Adobe
5 153 (6.02%) Tableau
6 135 (5.31%) SAP
7 81 (3.19%) Business Objects
8 78 (3.07%) IBM
9 74 (2.91%) Cognos
10 73 (2.87%) Teradata
11 68 (2.67%) Omniture
12 57 (2.24%) Informatica
13 38 (1.49%) Netezza
14 37 (1.45%) Cisco
15 32 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
15 32 (1.26%) TIBCO
16 30 (1.18%) HP
16 30 (1.18%) Sitecore
17 29 (1.14%) VMware
18 25 (0.98%) Sybase
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