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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 80 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1407 1157 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.47% 2.12% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.78% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 748 603
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 9
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.63% -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £13.02 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £120.00 £68.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -48.00%

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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +2 1270 £438 +2.94% 716
London +2 766 £450 - 405
City of London -9 197 £450 -5.26% 124
South East +11 175 £425 +8.97% 104
Scotland +42 94 £375 -3.84% 22
East of England +16 67 £423 +0.59% 31
Berkshire +9 67 £370 +5.71% 23
Edinburgh +27 61 £375 - 14
West Midlands +23 58 £375 -23.07% 31
North West +14 53 £400 -5.88% 50
Yorkshire -10 52 £475 +11.76% 43
South West +8 46 £425 +41.66% 20
East Midlands +26 43 £375 +14.50% 26
West Yorkshire -7 42 £478 +10.72% 26
Hampshire +11 39 £485 +4.30% 22
Leeds -6 36 £480 +20.00% 21
Surrey +6 27 £500 +5.26% 25
Birmingham +20 22 £375 -25.00% 10
Essex +14 21 £375 +4.16% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 20 £458 +46.40% 10
Bracknell +8 20 £294 -40.65% 3
Manchester -6 20 £383 -15.00% 31
Glasgow +24 17 £308 -27.64% 5
Bristol +9 17 £370 +51.79% 8
Reading -6 17 £395 -10.98% 9
Nottinghamshire - 17 £375 - 16
Merseyside +2 16 £400 - 8
South Wales +18 14 £400 +26.98% 5
Wales +13 14 £400 +26.98% 5
Nottingham - 14 £375 - 15

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 759 (27.17%) Finance
2 739 (26.45%) SQL
3 542 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
4 527 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
5 485 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
6 453 (16.21%) Data Warehouse
7 448 (16.03%) Marketing
8 417 (14.92%) Banking
9 351 (12.56%) Google
10 325 (11.63%) HTML
11 311 (11.13%) Degree
12 308 (11.02%) SAS
13 307 (10.99%) Java
14 305 (10.92%) Microsoft
15 297 (10.63%) SQL Server
16 294 (10.52%) Big Data
17 291 (10.42%) Project Management
18 289 (10.34%) JavaScript
19 285 (10.20%) Oracle
20 284 (10.16%) Data Modelling
21 283 (10.13%) ETL
22 280 (10.02%) Google Analytics
23 253 (9.06%) User Experience
24 240 (8.59%) Web Analytics
25 235 (8.41%) Retail
26 233 (8.34%) Data Analysis
27 230 (8.23%) CSS
28 226 (8.09%) .NET
29 221 (7.91%) MS Excel
30 220 (7.87%) Data Analytics

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 308 (11.02%) SAS
2 119 (4.26%) CMS
3 66 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 58 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 49 (1.75%) Apache
6 48 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 41 (1.47%) IIS
8 40 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 35 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 34 (1.22%) Node.js
11 33 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 26 (0.93%) Apache Solr
12 26 (0.93%) Apache Pig
13 25 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (0.86%) Umbraco
15 20 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
16 17 (0.61%) Drupal
17 15 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
17 15 (0.54%) WordPress
18 13 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 221 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 80 (2.86%) MS Office
3 66 (2.36%) SPSS
4 65 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (2.18%) Photoshop
6 45 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
7 36 (1.29%) MS Project
8 34 (1.22%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.21%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.14%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.11%) InDesign
12 3 (0.11%) Maple
12 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.11%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.11%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.072%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.072%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.072%) Weka
Business Applications
1 51 (1.83%) WebTrends
2 25 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
5 15 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
6 14 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
7 9 (0.32%) Optimost
7 9 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.25%) Adaptiv
9 7 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.21%) SAP HCM
10 6 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.14%) Maximo
12 4 (0.14%) Unica
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.14%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 280 (10.02%) Google Analytics
2 115 (4.12%) Adobe Analytics
3 67 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.22%) SaaS
5 30 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.68%) PaaS
7 18 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.18%) Google Checkout
12 4 (0.14%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.11%) Taleo
13 3 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.072%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.072%) Responsys
14 2 (0.072%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.072%) SmartFocus
14 2 (0.072%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.79%) Internet
2 43 (1.54%) SSL
3 39 (1.40%) Firewall
4 28 (1.00%) HTTP
5 25 (0.89%) VPN
5 25 (0.89%) LAN
5 25 (0.89%) Intranet
6 23 (0.82%) WAN
7 22 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (0.75%) SAN
9 20 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.64%) MPLS
10 18 (0.64%) Network Security
11 16 (0.57%) Unified Communications
11 16 (0.57%) SNMP
12 15 (0.54%) Converged Networks
13 13 (0.47%) SMTP
14 11 (0.39%) NAS
15 10 (0.36%) DNS
16 9 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (16.21%) Data Warehouse
2 297 (10.63%) SQL Server
3 294 (10.52%) Big Data
4 217 (7.77%) Hadoop
5 122 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 121 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 121 (4.33%) Data Mining
7 105 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 103 (3.69%) QlikView
8 103 (3.69%) Relational Database
9 79 (2.83%) NoSQL
10 77 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
11 75 (2.68%) Oracle Database
12 73 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
13 63 (2.25%) MongoDB
13 63 (2.25%) MySQL
14 54 (1.93%) Apache Hive
15 50 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 45 (1.61%) OLAP
17 38 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 48 (1.72%) Subversion
3 39 (1.40%) JIRA
4 38 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 28 (1.00%) Grunt
7 26 (0.93%) Selenium
8 24 (0.86%) Jenkins
9 21 (0.75%) Maven
10 20 (0.72%) Jasmine
10 20 (0.72%) Axure RP
11 17 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
12 16 (0.57%) ERwin
13 15 (0.54%) Mocha
14 13 (0.47%) NUnit
14 13 (0.47%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.36%) HP UFT
15 10 (0.36%) Ant
15 10 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 10 (0.36%) Bower
General
1 759 (27.17%) Finance
2 448 (16.03%) Marketing
3 417 (14.92%) Banking
4 235 (8.41%) Retail
5 154 (5.51%) Investment Banking
6 111 (3.97%) Front Office
7 103 (3.69%) Telecoms
8 81 (2.90%) Publishing
9 68 (2.43%) Legal
10 43 (1.54%) Retail Banking
11 42 (1.50%) Advertising
12 39 (1.40%) Back Office
13 38 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 36 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (1.25%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.93%) Games
17 21 (0.75%) Law
18 15 (0.54%) Billing
19 13 (0.47%) Arabic Language
19 13 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 676 (24.19%) Analyst
2 585 (20.94%) Developer
3 282 (10.09%) Architect
4 223 (7.98%) Consultant
5 200 (7.16%) Business Analyst
6 184 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 180 (6.44%) Data Analyst
8 90 (3.22%) Data Architect
9 86 (3.08%) Designer
10 77 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
11 61 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
12 56 (2.00%) SQL Developer
13 54 (1.93%) Web Analyst
14 53 (1.90%) Data Scientist
15 51 (1.83%) Java Developer
16 50 (1.79%) Senior Developer
17 49 (1.75%) Technical Architect
18 46 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 41 (1.47%) C# Developer
20 39 (1.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (11.63%) HTML
2 230 (8.23%) CSS
3 226 (8.09%) .NET
4 128 (4.58%) HTML5
5 122 (4.37%) XML
6 115 (4.12%) Web Services
7 96 (3.44%) ASP.NET
8 76 (2.72%) AngularJS
9 67 (2.40%) jQuery
10 56 (2.00%) RESTful
11 53 (1.90%) CSS3
12 51 (1.83%) REST
13 47 (1.68%) Middleware
14 46 (1.65%) Ajax
15 45 (1.61%) JSON
15 45 (1.61%) J2EE
16 41 (1.47%) Spring
17 38 (1.36%) .NET Framework
18 33 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 485 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (9.06%) User Experience
3 208 (7.44%) Visualisation
4 135 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 121 (4.33%) Social Media
6 116 (4.15%) Credit Risk
7 107 (3.83%) Statistics
8 104 (3.72%) Management Information System
9 87 (3.11%) Data Integration
10 85 (3.04%) Mathematics
11 83 (2.97%) Mobile App
12 72 (2.58%) Derivative
13 58 (2.08%) Algorithms
14 55 (1.97%) Fixed Income
15 49 (1.75%) Data Structures
16 41 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 39 (1.40%) Market Risk
18 32 (1.15%) Data Centre
18 32 (1.15%) NHS
19 27 (0.97%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 181 (6.48%) Linux
2 173 (6.19%) Windows
3 105 (3.76%) UNIX
4 58 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 46 (1.65%) Android
6 22 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.72%) Solaris
9 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.25%) AIX
10 7 (0.25%) SUSE
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.14%) zOS
13 2 (0.072%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.072%) CentOS
14 1 (0.036%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.036%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
2 527 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (10.42%) Project Management
4 284 (10.16%) Data Modelling
5 283 (10.13%) ETL
6 240 (8.59%) Web Analytics
7 233 (8.34%) Data Analysis
8 220 (7.87%) Data Analytics
9 216 (7.73%) E-Commerce
10 204 (7.30%) SEO
11 195 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 179 (6.41%) Data Management
13 162 (5.80%) Content Management
14 153 (5.48%) Migration
15 137 (4.90%) CRM
16 134 (4.80%) Business Analysis
17 122 (4.37%) OO
17 122 (4.37%) Open Source
18 116 (4.15%) Scrum
19 111 (3.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 739 (26.45%) SQL
2 307 (10.99%) Java
3 289 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 212 (7.59%) Python
5 174 (6.23%) C#
6 154 (5.51%) R
7 100 (3.58%) C++
8 99 (3.54%) VBA
9 67 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 62 (2.22%) Ruby
11 58 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 54 (1.93%) Scala
13 44 (1.57%) MATLAB
14 42 (1.50%) C
15 40 (1.43%) PHP
16 38 (1.36%) Perl
17 30 (1.07%) Shell Script
18 28 (1.00%) Bash Shell
19 19 (0.68%) VB.NET
20 16 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 311 (11.13%) Degree
2 117 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.07%) DV Cleared
4 30 (1.07%) PhD
4 30 (1.07%) ISEB
5 20 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.61%) CISSP
8 16 (0.57%) MBA
9 14 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.47%) Postgraduate
11 12 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.32%) PMP
13 9 (0.32%) CISM
14 8 (0.29%) MCSE
15 7 (0.25%) CCNP
15 7 (0.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.33%) QA
2 53 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.61%) Basel III
3 17 (0.61%) SLA
4 15 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.47%) Basel II
6 9 (0.32%) COBIT
7 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.14%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.11%) COREP
11 3 (0.11%) COSO
12 2 (0.072%) GCP
12 2 (0.072%) GMP
12 2 (0.072%) WAI
12 2 (0.072%) FATCA
12 2 (0.072%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.072%) CRD IV
System Software
1 38 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.79%) HDFS
4 20 (0.72%) vSphere
5 16 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.36%) vCloud
7 8 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.29%) XenApp
7 8 (0.29%) XenServer
8 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.11%) Docker
10 3 (0.11%) RACF
10 3 (0.11%) ACF2
11 2 (0.072%) GridGain
11 2 (0.072%) Firmware
11 2 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.072%) Squid
12 1 (0.036%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (0.57%) Puppet
1 16 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.36%) Netcool
3 9 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.25%) Oozie
4 7 (0.25%) Nagios
4 7 (0.25%) Mesos
5 5 (0.18%) OPNET
5 5 (0.18%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.14%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.14%) Graphite
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (0.11%) Ansible
7 3 (0.11%) yum
7 3 (0.11%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.11%) SCOM
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.072%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 351 (12.56%) Google
2 305 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 285 (10.20%) Oracle
4 185 (6.62%) Adobe
5 171 (6.12%) Tableau
6 158 (5.65%) SAP
7 80 (2.86%) IBM
8 78 (2.79%) Teradata
9 75 (2.68%) Omniture
10 61 (2.18%) Cognos
11 59 (2.11%) Informatica
12 50 (1.79%) TIBCO
13 45 (1.61%) HP
13 45 (1.61%) Sitecore
14 37 (1.32%) Cisco
14 37 (1.32%) VMware
15 36 (1.29%) Netezza
16 31 (1.11%) Citrix
17 28 (1.00%) Sybase
17 28 (1.00%) Splunk
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