The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 81 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1163 962 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 1.89% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.59% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 602 552
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 15
Average hourly rate £20.50 £28.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.30 £59.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +6.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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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 +27 1108 £425 - 553
London +14 778 £450 - 335
City of London +16 215 £475 -1.04% 113
South East +26 137 £390 +11.42% 62
Berkshire +31 67 £350 - 10
East of England -8 44 £350 -6.66% 18
Scotland -5 36 £390 +14.70% 9
South West -7 36 £300 -25.00% 22
Yorkshire +10 34 £425 +38.21% 27
West Midlands -5 33 £470 +62.06% 16
Hampshire -6 28 £465 +32.85% 8
Edinburgh -9 26 £375 +10.29% 6
West Yorkshire +14 25 £431 +30.68% 15
Reading +16 22 £419 +43.16% 5
Wiltshire +14 21 £320 -20.00% 5
Hertfordshire -1 19 £400 +14.28% 11
North West -9 18 £425 +30.76% 52
Surrey +2 17 £475 +90.00% 14
Swindon +6 14 £320 -28.88% 4
Leeds +14 13 £400 - 7
Bracknell +17 12 £390 -
Manchester -3 12 £438 +34.61% 26
Bedfordshire -9 12 £400 -38.46% 2
East Midlands +3 11 £330 +175.00% 16
Luton - 11 £339 -
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £240 -71.76% 9
Warwickshire - 10 £245 - 2
Staines +4 9 £520 -
Maidenhead +4 9 £190 -20.83%
South Yorkshire +3 9 £425 +38.21% 6

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 665 (29.00%) SQL
2 635 (27.69%) Finance
3 482 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
4 378 (16.48%) Marketing
5 359 (15.66%) Oracle
6 322 (14.04%) Banking
7 307 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
8 293 (12.78%) SAS
8 293 (12.78%) SQL Server
9 288 (12.56%) Degree
10 253 (11.03%) Project Management
11 240 (10.47%) HTML
12 232 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
12 232 (10.12%) Big Data
13 228 (9.94%) Java
14 222 (9.68%) C#
15 216 (9.42%) Microsoft
16 208 (9.07%) Web Analytics
17 206 (8.98%) ETL
18 202 (8.81%) Data Modelling
19 201 (8.77%) Investment Banking
20 200 (8.72%) Data Analysis
20 200 (8.72%) Google
21 189 (8.24%) Google Analytics
22 185 (8.07%) JavaScript
23 184 (8.02%) E-Commerce
24 183 (7.98%) C++
25 178 (7.76%) Retail
26 177 (7.72%) MS Excel
27 174 (7.59%) CSS

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 293 (12.78%) SAS
2 108 (4.71%) CMS
3 88 (3.84%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 32 (1.40%) IIS
6 26 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 22 (0.96%) Apache
8 18 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
8 18 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (0.74%) Node.js
10 16 (0.70%) Drupal
11 15 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.48%) WordPress
13 11 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.44%) Confluence
15 8 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 177 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.97%) SPSS
2 68 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 66 (2.88%) MS Office
4 49 (2.14%) Photoshop
5 39 (1.70%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.52%) PowerPivot
8 12 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.48%) MS Project
10 8 (0.35%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.17%) Stata
12 3 (0.13%) InDesign
13 2 (0.087%) Gephi
14 1 (0.044%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 189 (8.24%) Google Analytics
2 70 (3.05%) SiteCatalyst
3 49 (2.14%) WebTrends
4 18 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.44%) Cognos Controller
9 9 (0.39%) Summit
10 8 (0.35%) Agresso
11 6 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.26%) Siebel Analytics
11 6 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
12 5 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
13 4 (0.17%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
3 11 (0.48%) SaaS
4 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.22%) Force.com
7 5 (0.22%) GitHub
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.087%) Route 53
10 1 (0.044%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.49%) Internet
2 18 (0.78%) HTTP
3 14 (0.61%) Intranet
4 10 (0.44%) Firewall
4 10 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.39%) DNS
5 9 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.35%) FTP
7 7 (0.31%) SAN
7 7 (0.31%) WAN
7 7 (0.31%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 6 (0.26%) BGP
8 6 (0.26%) Wireless
9 5 (0.22%) Network Security
9 5 (0.22%) Wireless Security
9 5 (0.22%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.22%) WLAN
9 5 (0.22%) LDAP
9 5 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
2 293 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 232 (10.12%) Big Data
4 170 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 167 (7.28%) Data Mining
6 122 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 112 (4.88%) QlikView
8 108 (4.71%) Oracle Database
9 92 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 76 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 70 (3.05%) OLAP
12 69 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (3.01%) Base SAS
12 69 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 63 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
13 63 (2.75%) NoSQL
14 58 (2.53%) Apache Hive
15 55 (2.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 53 (2.31%) DB2
17 52 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 40 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 38 (1.66%) Subversion
4 34 (1.48%) JIRA
5 33 (1.44%) TeamCity
6 24 (1.05%) JUnit
7 23 (1.00%) Mercurial
7 23 (1.00%) Axure RP
8 19 (0.83%) Mockito
8 19 (0.83%) Kiln
9 18 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 15 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
11 13 (0.57%) Maven
11 13 (0.57%) Selenium
11 13 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.57%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
12 11 (0.48%) Ant
13 10 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 635 (27.69%) Finance
2 378 (16.48%) Marketing
3 322 (14.04%) Banking
4 201 (8.77%) Investment Banking
5 178 (7.76%) Retail
6 168 (7.33%) Front Office
7 74 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 63 (2.75%) Games
9 62 (2.70%) Advertising
10 61 (2.66%) Publishing
11 47 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 35 (1.53%) Legal
13 27 (1.18%) Manufacturing
14 25 (1.09%) Back Office
15 24 (1.05%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.78%) Automotive
17 17 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.65%) German Language
19 14 (0.61%) Danish Language
20 12 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 678 (29.57%) Developer
2 676 (29.48%) Analyst
3 181 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 179 (7.81%) Architect
5 166 (7.24%) Data Analyst
6 151 (6.59%) Consultant
7 126 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 61 (2.66%) Java Developer
9 60 (2.62%) SAS Developer
9 60 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 58 (2.53%) Data Architect
11 57 (2.49%) C++ Developer
12 56 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
13 55 (2.40%) Quantitative Developer
14 54 (2.35%) Designer
15 53 (2.31%) C# Developer
16 51 (2.22%) Senior Developer
17 49 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
18 44 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 43 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (10.47%) HTML
2 174 (7.59%) CSS
3 167 (7.28%) .NET
4 139 (6.06%) XML
5 109 (4.75%) HTML5
6 100 (4.36%) jQuery
7 72 (3.14%) Web Services
8 66 (2.88%) CSS3
9 48 (2.09%) Spring
10 46 (2.01%) JSON
11 39 (1.70%) Ajax
12 38 (1.66%) ASP.NET
12 38 (1.66%) AngularJS
13 36 (1.57%) Backbone.js
14 34 (1.48%) XHTML
15 33 (1.44%) MapReduce
15 33 (1.44%) RESTful
16 29 (1.26%) LESS
17 28 (1.22%) Middleware
17 28 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 142 (6.19%) Visualisation
2 121 (5.28%) Derivative
3 112 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 102 (4.45%) Management Information System
5 101 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 95 (4.14%) Credit Risk
7 90 (3.92%) Statistics
8 83 (3.62%) Social Media
9 78 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 78 (3.40%) Fixed Income
10 73 (3.18%) Data Integration
11 70 (3.05%) Mobile App
12 63 (2.75%) Open Source
13 50 (2.18%) Market Risk
14 35 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
15 34 (1.48%) Digital Media
16 29 (1.26%) W3C
17 23 (1.00%) Economics
17 23 (1.00%) Data Extraction
18 20 (0.87%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 146 (6.37%) Windows
2 128 (5.58%) Linux
3 90 (3.92%) UNIX
4 57 (2.49%) Android
5 52 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.13%) VMS
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 2 (0.087%) zOS
12 2 (0.087%) Fedora
12 2 (0.087%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.044%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.044%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
2 253 (11.03%) Project Management
3 232 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (9.07%) Web Analytics
5 206 (8.98%) ETL
6 202 (8.81%) Data Modelling
7 200 (8.72%) Data Analysis
8 184 (8.02%) E-Commerce
9 165 (7.20%) Data Analytics
10 154 (6.72%) SEO
11 141 (6.15%) CRM
12 138 (6.02%) Risk Management
13 135 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 121 (5.28%) TDD
15 116 (5.06%) Data Management
16 114 (4.97%) Scrum
17 110 (4.80%) Digital Marketing
18 100 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
19 99 (4.32%) Risk Analytics
20 98 (4.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 665 (29.00%) SQL
2 228 (9.94%) Java
3 222 (9.68%) C#
4 185 (8.07%) JavaScript
5 183 (7.98%) C++
6 122 (5.32%) Python
7 117 (5.10%) VBA
8 79 (3.45%) R
9 69 (3.01%) Perl
10 56 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 55 (2.40%) PHP
12 43 (1.88%) C
12 43 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 31 (1.35%) VB
13 31 (1.35%) Scala
14 20 (0.87%) Ruby
15 19 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.61%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.52%) PHP5
17 12 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 288 (12.56%) Degree
2 81 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 54 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.70%) PhD
5 23 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 17 (0.74%) MBA
8 15 (0.65%) ISEB
9 14 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.57%) PMP
11 9 (0.39%) CISSP
12 8 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.22%) HP ASE
14 5 (0.22%) ACSP
14 5 (0.22%) GCIA
14 5 (0.22%) GCIH
14 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.53%) QA
2 36 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.09%) SLA
4 21 (0.92%) Basel III
5 13 (0.57%) CRD IV
6 9 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.39%) WCAG
7 8 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.31%) Basel II
9 6 (0.26%) TickIT
10 5 (0.22%) EMIR
11 4 (0.17%) COREP
11 4 (0.17%) FINREP
12 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.087%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.087%) UCITS
14 1 (0.044%) WAI
14 1 (0.044%) COBIT
14 1 (0.044%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.22%) HDFS
3 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.087%) Varnish
5 2 (0.087%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.044%) Nmap
6 1 (0.044%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.044%) XenApp
6 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.044%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.044%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (0.39%) Puppet
3 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (0.35%) Oozie
4 7 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.22%) OpenView
5 5 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
6 4 (0.17%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.17%) Ambari
7 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.087%) Cacti
8 2 (0.087%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.087%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.087%) Munin
8 2 (0.087%) Opsview
Vendors
1 359 (15.66%) Oracle
2 216 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 200 (8.72%) Google
4 117 (5.10%) Tableau
5 101 (4.40%) Adobe
6 99 (4.32%) Business Objects
7 83 (3.62%) SAP
8 73 (3.18%) Omniture
9 68 (2.97%) Cognos
10 65 (2.83%) Informatica
11 59 (2.57%) Teradata
12 53 (2.31%) IBM
13 46 (2.01%) Sybase
13 46 (2.01%) TIBCO
14 37 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.31%) HP
16 28 (1.22%) Ab Initio
17 22 (0.96%) Facebook
18 21 (0.92%) Twitter
19 20 (0.87%) Venda
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Blu Digital
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Computer People
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago