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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 81 92 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +38
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1259 1070 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.18% 2.07% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.80% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 660 481
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Average hourly rate £28.74 £31.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +113.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.62 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £43.60 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £27.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+32.40% +83.05%

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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +9 1168 £440 +3.41% 542
London +4 776 £450 -5.26% 315
South East +28 187 £445 +22.75% 69
City of London +8 177 £450 -2.17% 96
East of England +16 57 £358 -1.37% 29
North West +34 56 £305 -12.85% 34
Berkshire +15 53 £375 -15.25% 10
Scotland +2 40 £381 +5.17% 13
West Midlands -30 38 £375 -6.83% 13
Hampshire -8 35 £525 +41.89% 11
South Wales +11 31 £350 -31.37% 13
Wales +2 31 £350 -31.37% 14
Manchester +12 29 £300 -14.28% 23
Buckinghamshire -2 29 £375 +7.14% 8
Cardiff +10 28 £350 - 9
Hertfordshire +2 26 £285 -21.91% 9
Surrey +5 23 £350 +6.06% 15
South West -27 23 £375 - 25
Oxfordshire -3 21 £450 +24.13% 5
Edinburgh -6 19 £388 +3.33% 6
Reading +17 16 £425 -4.49% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 16 £420 - 10
Canary Wharf +15 15 £320 -50.76%
Oxford -6 15 £450 +24.13% 1
Milton Keynes -8 15 £413 -2.94% 4
Yorkshire -24 15 £438 +15.13% 32
Coventry +2 13 £350 -26.31% 4
West Yorkshire -17 13 £438 +15.89% 24
East Midlands -5 12 £400 +233.33% 17
Maidenhead +9 11 £275 - 1

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 718 (29.85%) Finance
2 687 (28.57%) SQL
3 497 (20.67%) Business Intelligence
4 491 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
5 429 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
6 392 (16.30%) Marketing
7 351 (14.59%) Banking
8 347 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
9 346 (14.39%) Oracle
10 300 (12.47%) SAS
11 282 (11.73%) Big Data
12 271 (11.27%) Project Management
13 263 (10.94%) Data Modelling
14 262 (10.89%) SQL Server
15 260 (10.81%) Degree
16 258 (10.73%) Microsoft
17 255 (10.60%) Java
18 242 (10.06%) Google
19 234 (9.73%) ETL
20 231 (9.60%) HTML
21 229 (9.52%) Google Analytics
22 211 (8.77%) Web Analytics
23 200 (8.32%) Hadoop
24 197 (8.19%) MS Excel
25 191 (7.94%) Investment Banking
26 190 (7.90%) Visualisation
27 189 (7.86%) JavaScript
28 184 (7.65%) C#
29 175 (7.28%) .NET
29 175 (7.28%) User Experience

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 300 (12.47%) SAS
2 84 (3.49%) CMS
3 79 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 45 (1.87%) Apache Pig
5 41 (1.70%) Apache
6 34 (1.41%) Node.js
7 31 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (1.21%) IIS
9 24 (1.00%) Apache Spark
10 22 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
11 18 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 18 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.37%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
14 7 (0.29%) Drupal
14 7 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.29%) WordPress
15 6 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 197 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 73 (3.04%) SPSS
3 71 (2.95%) MS Office
4 56 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 33 (1.37%) MS Project
7 25 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 25 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (0.83%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.083%) InDesign
11 2 (0.083%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.042%) Weka
12 1 (0.042%) FastStats
12 1 (0.042%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 229 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 48 (2.00%) SiteCatalyst
3 44 (1.83%) WebTrends
4 20 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.46%) Siebel Analytics
6 11 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.42%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.33%) Endur
9 8 (0.33%) Summit
10 7 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.25%) Optimost
11 6 (0.25%) Fredhopper
12 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.21%) CA Clarity
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.46%) SaaS
4 9 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.33%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.29%) GitHub
7 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.21%) PaaS
8 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.083%) Route 53
9 2 (0.083%) IaaS
10 1 (0.042%) Taleo
10 1 (0.042%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.042%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.042%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.75%) Internet
2 20 (0.83%) Intranet
3 19 (0.79%) WAN
3 19 (0.79%) HTTP
4 17 (0.71%) LAN
5 16 (0.67%) Firewall
6 14 (0.58%) BGP
7 13 (0.54%) NetScaler
8 11 (0.46%) Wireless
9 9 (0.37%) EIGRP
9 9 (0.37%) WLAN
9 9 (0.37%) SAN
9 9 (0.37%) DNS
9 9 (0.37%) OSPF
9 9 (0.37%) Wireless Security
9 9 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (0.29%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.29%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (0.21%) LDAP
11 5 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
2 282 (11.73%) Big Data
3 262 (10.89%) SQL Server
4 200 (8.32%) Hadoop
5 132 (5.49%) QlikView
6 127 (5.28%) Data Mining
7 104 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 101 (4.20%) NoSQL
9 89 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 88 (3.66%) Apache Hive
11 83 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 74 (3.08%) Oracle Database
12 74 (3.08%) MongoDB
13 62 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 61 (2.54%) HBase
15 59 (2.45%) MySQL
16 51 (2.12%) OLAP
17 42 (1.75%) DB2
18 41 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
18 41 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 53 (2.20%) JIRA
3 37 (1.54%) Subversion
4 26 (1.08%) Maven
5 24 (1.00%) JUnit
6 23 (0.96%) Mockito
7 19 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 18 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 17 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 17 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.67%) Grunt
11 12 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 11 (0.46%) Bower
13 10 (0.42%) Jasmine
14 8 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
14 8 (0.33%) Trac
14 8 (0.33%) ERwin
14 8 (0.33%) Toad
15 7 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 718 (29.85%) Finance
2 392 (16.30%) Marketing
3 351 (14.59%) Banking
4 191 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 166 (6.90%) Front Office
6 159 (6.61%) Retail
7 59 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.16%) Publishing
9 51 (2.12%) Legal
10 47 (1.95%) Advertising
11 46 (1.91%) Games
12 26 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 22 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.58%) German Language
16 12 (0.50%) Billing
17 11 (0.46%) Music Industry
17 11 (0.46%) Back Office
18 10 (0.42%) Electronics
18 10 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 665 (27.65%) Analyst
2 636 (26.44%) Developer
3 235 (9.77%) Business Analyst
4 228 (9.48%) Architect
5 186 (7.73%) Consultant
6 179 (7.44%) Data Analyst
7 141 (5.86%) Project Manager
8 82 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
9 75 (3.12%) Data Architect
10 71 (2.95%) Senior Developer
11 64 (2.66%) Java Developer
12 57 (2.37%) SQL Developer
13 51 (2.12%) C# Developer
14 45 (1.87%) Designer
14 45 (1.87%) Web Analyst
15 41 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
16 40 (1.66%) Enterprise Architect
17 39 (1.62%) Insight Analyst
18 38 (1.58%) Web Developer
18 38 (1.58%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (9.60%) HTML
2 175 (7.28%) .NET
3 163 (6.78%) CSS
4 162 (6.74%) XML
5 99 (4.12%) HTML5
6 97 (4.03%) jQuery
7 63 (2.62%) Web Services
8 57 (2.37%) CSS3
8 57 (2.37%) JSON
9 46 (1.91%) AngularJS
10 45 (1.87%) Spring
11 44 (1.83%) RESTful
12 39 (1.62%) ASP.NET
13 38 (1.58%) REST
14 36 (1.50%) Ajax
15 29 (1.21%) XSLT
15 29 (1.21%) Middleware
16 27 (1.12%) WCF
17 25 (1.04%) STL
17 25 (1.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 429 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (7.90%) Visualisation
3 175 (7.28%) User Experience
4 124 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 119 (4.95%) Social Media
6 113 (4.70%) Derivative
7 92 (3.83%) Credit Risk
8 85 (3.53%) Management Information System
9 83 (3.45%) Mathematics
9 83 (3.45%) Statistics
10 81 (3.37%) Data Integration
11 77 (3.20%) Data Structures
12 73 (3.04%) Fixed Income
13 70 (2.91%) Open Source
14 60 (2.49%) Algorithms
15 45 (1.87%) Market Risk
16 42 (1.75%) Mobile App
16 42 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 37 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
18 34 (1.41%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 132 (5.49%) Linux
2 106 (4.41%) Windows
3 90 (3.74%) UNIX
4 29 (1.21%) Android
5 28 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.33%) AIX
10 6 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.12%) Solaris
12 3 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.083%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.083%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.083%) zOS
13 2 (0.083%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.083%) SUSE
14 1 (0.042%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (20.67%) Business Intelligence
2 491 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (11.27%) Project Management
4 263 (10.94%) Data Modelling
5 234 (9.73%) ETL
6 211 (8.77%) Web Analytics
7 171 (7.11%) Data Analysis
8 162 (6.74%) E-Commerce
9 152 (6.32%) Data Analytics
10 149 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 134 (5.57%) Data Management
12 122 (5.07%) TDD
12 122 (5.07%) Business Analysis
13 117 (4.86%) CRM
13 117 (4.86%) Risk Management
14 113 (4.70%) Scrum
15 106 (4.41%) SEO
16 105 (4.37%) Migration
17 102 (4.24%) Digital Marketing
18 97 (4.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 687 (28.57%) SQL
2 255 (10.60%) Java
3 189 (7.86%) JavaScript
4 184 (7.65%) C#
5 156 (6.49%) Python
6 127 (5.28%) C++
7 91 (3.78%) VBA
8 74 (3.08%) R
9 68 (2.83%) PL/SQL
10 63 (2.62%) C
11 47 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 39 (1.62%) Perl
13 38 (1.58%) PHP
14 35 (1.46%) Bash Shell
15 34 (1.41%) Scala
16 31 (1.29%) VB
17 27 (1.12%) Ruby
18 17 (0.71%) MATLAB
18 17 (0.71%) PowerShell
19 15 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 260 (10.81%) Degree
2 86 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.75%) PhD
4 18 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.46%) MCSE
8 11 (0.46%) ISEB
8 11 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.46%) CCNP
9 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.42%) SAP Certification
10 9 (0.37%) HP ASE
11 8 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.29%) ACSP
13 6 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.66%) QA
2 37 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.50%) Basel III
5 11 (0.46%) SLA
6 9 (0.37%) WCAG
7 8 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.21%) EMIR
9 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.12%) WAI
10 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.12%) Basel II
10 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.083%) UCITS
11 2 (0.083%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (1.41%) Apache Flume
2 29 (1.21%) HDFS
3 24 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.58%) vSphere
6 14 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.12%) XenServer
10 2 (0.083%) Docker
10 2 (0.083%) XenApp
10 2 (0.083%) Firmware
10 2 (0.083%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.042%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.042%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.042%) Varnish
11 1 (0.042%) vCloud
11 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.042%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 40 (1.66%) Oozie
2 24 (1.00%) Ambari
3 20 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.71%) Puppet
5 9 (0.37%) Hyperic
6 8 (0.33%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (0.29%) Nagios
7 7 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.29%) Kibana
7 7 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (0.29%) logstash
8 6 (0.25%) Ganglia
8 6 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.21%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.17%) Ansible
11 3 (0.12%) Mesos
Vendors
1 346 (14.39%) Oracle
2 258 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 242 (10.06%) Google
4 145 (6.03%) Tableau
5 104 (4.32%) SAP
6 85 (3.53%) Adobe
7 72 (2.99%) Omniture
8 70 (2.91%) Informatica
9 68 (2.83%) Business Objects
9 68 (2.83%) Teradata
10 61 (2.54%) HP
11 57 (2.37%) Cognos
12 55 (2.29%) IBM
13 37 (1.54%) Netezza
13 37 (1.54%) Sybase
14 36 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
15 27 (1.12%) Cisco
15 27 (1.12%) Hortonworks
16 26 (1.08%) Ab Initio
17 25 (1.04%) Twitter
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