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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 95 115 127
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1137 821 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 1.72% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.37% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 497 567
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +69.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £13.50 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £87.00 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +59.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +14 1085 £425 - 587
London +7 726 £450 - 347
City of London +20 218 £488 +8.33% 121
South East +1 126 £410 +27.13% 58
Berkshire +23 60 £400 +21.21% 14
East of England +19 54 £388 -2.82% 27
Hertfordshire +24 39 £388 -2.82% 9
North West +5 35 £363 +11.53% 51
Yorkshire -5 34 £425 +13.33% 27
South West -9 33 £440 +10.00% 43
East Midlands +23 32 £350 - 15
Scotland +8 28 £390 +4.00% 15
West Midlands -7 27 £398 +59.00% 10
Reading +15 26 £385 +20.31% 8
Manchester +4 26 £313 - 27
West Yorkshire -7 25 £425 +65.69% 20
Hampshire -4 22 £463 +37.18% 5
Chiswick - 21 £300 -
Leeds -6 19 £406 +8.33% 16
Bromley +4 18 £500 +66.66%
Surrey -10 18 £450 +4.34% 13
Canary Wharf +31 16 £600 +2.38%
Glasgow +16 14 £350 - 4
Leicestershire - 13 £350 -
Leicester - 11 £350 -
Oxfordshire 0 10 £450 +172.72% 9
Bristol -8 10 £463 +60.59% 13
Watford - 10 - - 5
Wiltshire -10 9 £500 +73.91% 5
Docklands, London +1 8 £590 +68.57%

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 593 (28.24%) SQL
2 584 (27.81%) Finance
3 480 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 369 (17.57%) Oracle
5 338 (16.10%) Marketing
6 311 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 274 (13.05%) Banking
8 271 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 242 (11.52%) Degree
10 241 (11.48%) Web Analytics
11 235 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
12 226 (10.76%) HTML
13 220 (10.48%) C#
14 210 (10.00%) E-Commerce
15 209 (9.95%) SAS
15 209 (9.95%) Project Management
16 203 (9.67%) Java
17 193 (9.19%) JavaScript
18 191 (9.10%) Google
19 187 (8.90%) C++
20 186 (8.86%) ETL
21 185 (8.81%) Retail
22 182 (8.67%) Microsoft
23 180 (8.57%) CSS
24 169 (8.05%) .NET
25 167 (7.95%) Big Data
26 166 (7.90%) Investment Banking
27 161 (7.67%) Google Analytics
28 160 (7.62%) Windows
28 160 (7.62%) Data Mining

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 209 (9.95%) SAS
2 98 (4.67%) CMS
3 70 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 38 (1.81%) Umbraco
5 29 (1.38%) Node.js
6 26 (1.24%) IIS
7 22 (1.05%) Apache
8 18 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
9 15 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 13 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.43%) WordPress
11 9 (0.43%) Lync
11 9 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.38%) Magnolia
12 8 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.33%) Drupal
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 160 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.43%) Photoshop
3 69 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (2.76%) MS Office
5 48 (2.29%) SPSS
6 39 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
7 32 (1.52%) MS Visio
8 22 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.71%) PowerPivot
11 9 (0.43%) MS Project
12 8 (0.38%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.24%) InDesign
13 5 (0.24%) Stata
14 2 (0.095%) QuarkXPress
14 2 (0.095%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.048%) Weka
15 1 (0.048%) Mingle
15 1 (0.048%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 161 (7.67%) Google Analytics
2 51 (2.43%) SiteCatalyst
3 30 (1.43%) WebTrends
4 25 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
7 11 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.38%) Siebel Analytics
8 8 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.33%) Summit
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.33%) Cognos Controller
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.19%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
11 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.19%) Agresso
11 4 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.14%) SaaS
2 21 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.24%) GitHub
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.048%) Force.com
8 1 (0.048%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.048%) PaaS
8 1 (0.048%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.048%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.10%) Internet
2 22 (1.05%) HTTP
3 16 (0.76%) Intranet
4 14 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.62%) Network Security
6 9 (0.43%) Firewall
7 8 (0.38%) SAN
8 7 (0.33%) LDAP
8 7 (0.33%) FTP
8 7 (0.33%) DNS
8 7 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.29%) SSL
10 3 (0.14%) Wireless
10 3 (0.14%) SNMP
10 3 (0.14%) SMS
11 2 (0.095%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.095%) Broadband
12 1 (0.048%) Softphone
12 1 (0.048%) WAN
12 1 (0.048%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 271 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 167 (7.95%) Big Data
4 160 (7.62%) Data Mining
5 116 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 114 (5.43%) Oracle Database
7 107 (5.10%) Oracle BI EE
8 94 (4.48%) OLAP
8 94 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 81 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 76 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 75 (3.57%) Base SAS
12 63 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 63 (3.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 58 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (2.33%) MySQL
15 48 (2.29%) Oracle ODI
16 45 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
17 41 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
18 40 (1.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 41 (1.95%) TeamCity
3 36 (1.71%) Mercurial
4 35 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 31 (1.48%) Axure RP
6 26 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (1.00%) JUnit
8 20 (0.95%) Mockito
8 20 (0.95%) Subversion
9 19 (0.90%) JIRA
10 18 (0.86%) Selenium
11 13 (0.62%) Ant
11 13 (0.62%) LoadRunner
11 13 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.52%) Maven
12 11 (0.52%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.48%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 10 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
General
1 584 (27.81%) Finance
2 338 (16.10%) Marketing
3 274 (13.05%) Banking
4 185 (8.81%) Retail
5 166 (7.90%) Investment Banking
6 156 (7.43%) Front Office
7 86 (4.10%) Telecoms
8 58 (2.76%) Games
9 47 (2.24%) Publishing
10 43 (2.05%) Legal
11 38 (1.81%) Advertising
12 31 (1.48%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 24 (1.14%) Retail Banking
15 19 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.81%) Automotive
17 13 (0.62%) Back Office
18 9 (0.43%) French Language
18 9 (0.43%) Billing
19 6 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 641 (30.52%) Developer
2 590 (28.10%) Analyst
3 196 (9.33%) Business Analyst
4 179 (8.52%) Architect
5 143 (6.81%) Consultant
6 119 (5.67%) Data Analyst
7 101 (4.81%) Project Manager
8 74 (3.52%) C++ Developer
9 70 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 67 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
11 62 (2.95%) SAS Developer
12 59 (2.81%) C# Developer
13 55 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
13 55 (2.62%) Senior Developer
14 51 (2.43%) Data Architect
14 51 (2.43%) Java Developer
14 51 (2.43%) Designer
15 48 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
16 39 (1.86%) Quantitative Developer
17 38 (1.81%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (10.76%) HTML
2 180 (8.57%) CSS
3 169 (8.05%) .NET
4 114 (5.43%) jQuery
5 110 (5.24%) HTML5
6 102 (4.86%) XML
7 77 (3.67%) CSS3
8 63 (3.00%) Web Services
9 58 (2.76%) XHTML
10 56 (2.67%) Spring
11 51 (2.43%) ASP.NET
12 39 (1.86%) JSON
13 38 (1.81%) AngularJS
14 37 (1.76%) LESS
15 36 (1.71%) Backbone.js
16 34 (1.62%) J2EE
16 34 (1.62%) WCF
16 34 (1.62%) Ajax
17 32 (1.52%) REST
18 31 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 128 (6.10%) Derivative
2 109 (5.19%) Visualisation
3 90 (4.29%) Fixed Income
4 87 (4.14%) Mathematics
5 86 (4.10%) Social Media
6 84 (4.00%) Credit Risk
7 83 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 80 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 75 (3.57%) Computer Science
10 72 (3.43%) Mobile App
11 63 (3.00%) Statistics
12 53 (2.52%) Data Integration
13 41 (1.95%) Open Source
14 39 (1.86%) W3C
15 35 (1.67%) Market Risk
16 33 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
17 29 (1.38%) Economics
18 28 (1.33%) Digital Media
19 27 (1.29%) NHS
20 24 (1.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 160 (7.62%) Windows
2 116 (5.52%) Linux
3 100 (4.76%) UNIX
4 51 (2.43%) Android
4 51 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 42 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.33%) Solaris
9 6 (0.29%) VMS
10 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.048%) Fedora
13 1 (0.048%) AIX
13 1 (0.048%) MVS
13 1 (0.048%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.048%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
2 241 (11.48%) Web Analytics
3 235 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 209 (9.95%) Project Management
6 186 (8.86%) ETL
7 153 (7.29%) Data Modelling
8 149 (7.10%) SEO
9 138 (6.57%) Data Analysis
10 136 (6.48%) CRM
11 133 (6.33%) Scrum
12 125 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 123 (5.86%) TDD
14 120 (5.71%) Risk Management
15 118 (5.62%) Data Analytics
16 100 (4.76%) OO
17 99 (4.71%) Content Management
18 86 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
18 86 (4.10%) Migration
19 85 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 593 (28.24%) SQL
2 220 (10.48%) C#
3 203 (9.67%) Java
4 193 (9.19%) JavaScript
5 187 (8.90%) C++
6 87 (4.14%) Python
7 84 (4.00%) VBA
8 63 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 61 (2.90%) R
10 60 (2.86%) PHP
11 58 (2.76%) Perl
12 43 (2.05%) C
13 36 (1.71%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.48%) VB
15 23 (1.10%) Scala
16 20 (0.95%) MATLAB
17 19 (0.90%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.71%) Ruby
19 9 (0.43%) ActionScript
20 8 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 242 (11.52%) Degree
2 55 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.81%) PhD
5 18 (0.86%) ISEB
6 17 (0.81%) MBA
7 11 (0.52%) ACCA
8 10 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.48%) CIMA
9 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.24%) PMP
12 5 (0.24%) CFA
13 4 (0.19%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.095%) APMP
14 2 (0.095%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.095%) GCIA
14 2 (0.095%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.52%) QA
2 26 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.14%) SLA
4 18 (0.86%) Basel III
5 13 (0.62%) CRD IV
6 12 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (0.57%) EMIR
7 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.48%) TickIT
8 7 (0.33%) MiFID
9 6 (0.29%) Basel II
10 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.19%) COREP
11 4 (0.19%) FINREP
12 3 (0.14%) WCAG
13 2 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.048%) GxP
14 1 (0.048%) COBIT
14 1 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.048%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.048%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.048%) Varnish
3 1 (0.048%) vCloud
3 1 (0.048%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
2 9 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.33%) Puppet
4 6 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (0.19%) OpenView
6 4 (0.19%) Nagios
7 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.14%) Munin
7 3 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.095%) Cacti
8 2 (0.095%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.095%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.095%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.095%) Tivoli NetView
9 1 (0.048%) Foglight
9 1 (0.048%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.048%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 369 (17.57%) Oracle
2 191 (9.10%) Google
3 182 (8.67%) Microsoft
4 118 (5.62%) Business Objects
5 101 (4.81%) Adobe
6 72 (3.43%) SAP
7 70 (3.33%) Cognos
8 62 (2.95%) Omniture
9 58 (2.76%) Informatica
10 57 (2.71%) Tableau
11 54 (2.57%) IBM
12 45 (2.14%) TIBCO
13 44 (2.10%) Teradata
14 36 (1.71%) Sybase
15 32 (1.52%) Facebook
16 29 (1.38%) Venda
17 28 (1.33%) Twitter
18 27 (1.29%) DataSynapse
19 26 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
20 25 (1.19%) HP
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £415 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £100.00 - £125.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day £250-350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Viridor
Rate: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The 100 Company
Rate: £300 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £560.00 - £685.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £375-£400 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago