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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 81 92 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1376 1142 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.46% 2.16% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.84% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 742 519
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £38.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.53%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +4 1243 £450 +5.88% 716
London -6 745 £475 +5.55% 418
City of London -11 179 £505 +1.00% 138
South East +14 177 £425 +8.97% 97
Scotland +43 83 £380 -6.17% 31
Berkshire +8 71 £375 - 22
East of England +39 68 £425 +18.05% 30
Edinburgh +33 58 £380 +1.33% 21
West Midlands +16 57 £375 -7.97% 32
Yorkshire +6 53 £390 -13.33% 40
South West +7 49 £416 +38.75% 28
North West +12 48 £400 -5.88% 50
West Yorkshire +8 47 £383 -15.00% 32
Leeds +4 40 £400 -11.11% 19
Hampshire +9 39 £463 -0.53% 22
East Midlands +15 38 £350 +7.69% 15
Surrey +1 27 £503 +0.50% 19
Cambridgeshire +17 23 £476 +52.40% 7
Manchester -1 22 £370 -12.94% 29
Bracknell +5 20 £400 +5.26% 2
Birmingham +1 18 £375 -25.00% 13
Hertfordshire -7 18 £494 +27.41% 16
Bristol +12 17 £370 +85.00% 13
Wales +19 16 £425 +34.92% 3
South Wales +10 16 £425 +34.92% 3
Reading -7 16 £370 -2.63% 8
Nottinghamshire +4 15 £375 -10.71% 11
Glasgow +7 14 £275 -21.42% 7
Cardiff +15 13 £425 +82.79% 3
Leicestershire +8 13 £283 -22.06% 1

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 741 (27.57%) Finance
2 707 (26.30%) SQL
3 534 (19.87%) Business Intelligence
4 527 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 455 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
6 441 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
7 434 (16.15%) Marketing
8 400 (14.88%) Banking
9 320 (11.90%) Google
10 306 (11.38%) HTML
11 305 (11.35%) ETL
12 297 (11.05%) SAS
12 297 (11.05%) Project Management
13 294 (10.94%) Data Modelling
14 293 (10.90%) Java
15 292 (10.86%) Degree
16 290 (10.79%) Big Data
17 287 (10.68%) Microsoft
18 279 (10.38%) SQL Server
19 274 (10.19%) Oracle
20 258 (9.60%) JavaScript
21 254 (9.45%) Google Analytics
22 235 (8.74%) Data Analysis
23 234 (8.71%) Retail
24 229 (8.52%) User Experience
25 216 (8.04%) Web Analytics
26 211 (7.85%) Data Analytics
27 207 (7.70%) Visualisation
28 206 (7.66%) Hadoop
29 201 (7.48%) CSS

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 297 (11.05%) SAS
2 106 (3.94%) CMS
3 56 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 56 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 49 (1.82%) Apache
5 45 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 42 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 33 (1.23%) IIS
8 31 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.04%) Node.js
10 27 (1.00%) Apache Pig
11 26 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (0.89%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
13 21 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 17 (0.63%) Drupal
16 14 (0.52%) Confluence
17 12 (0.45%) WordPress
17 12 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 196 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 78 (2.90%) MS Office
3 62 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (2.01%) SPSS
5 52 (1.93%) Photoshop
6 41 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (1.30%) MS Project
8 32 (1.19%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.33%) Shockwave
11 6 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.19%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.15%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.11%) InDesign
14 3 (0.11%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.074%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.074%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.074%) Weka
15 2 (0.074%) Maple
Business Applications
1 52 (1.93%) WebTrends
2 21 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
4 16 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
6 9 (0.33%) Optimost
6 9 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.26%) Adaptiv
8 6 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.22%) SAP HCM
9 5 (0.19%) Unica
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.15%) Maximo
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.15%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 254 (9.45%) Google Analytics
2 112 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 65 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.08%) SaaS
6 20 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (0.56%) PaaS
8 14 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.19%) Google Checkout
13 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.11%) Taleo
15 2 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.074%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.074%) Responsys
15 2 (0.074%) SmartFocus
15 2 (0.074%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.01%) Internet
2 41 (1.53%) Firewall
3 36 (1.34%) SSL
4 30 (1.12%) HTTP
5 26 (0.97%) Intranet
6 25 (0.93%) LAN
7 23 (0.86%) WAN
7 23 (0.86%) VPN
8 22 (0.82%) SAN
9 19 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (0.67%) Network Security
10 18 (0.67%) MPLS
11 16 (0.60%) TCP/IP
11 16 (0.60%) Unified Communications
12 15 (0.56%) Converged Networks
13 13 (0.48%) SNMP
13 13 (0.48%) SMTP
14 12 (0.45%) NAS
15 9 (0.33%) NetScaler
15 9 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
2 290 (10.79%) Big Data
3 279 (10.38%) SQL Server
4 206 (7.66%) Hadoop
5 129 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 125 (4.65%) Data Mining
7 116 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 106 (3.94%) QlikView
9 103 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 99 (3.68%) Relational Database
11 84 (3.13%) NoSQL
12 78 (2.90%) Oracle Database
13 69 (2.57%) Oracle BI EE
14 65 (2.42%) MySQL
15 64 (2.38%) MongoDB
16 54 (2.01%) OLAP
17 53 (1.97%) Apache Hive
18 45 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
19 42 (1.56%) Spotfire
20 39 (1.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 45 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (1.41%) Subversion
2 38 (1.41%) JIRA
3 37 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 26 (0.97%) Selenium
6 22 (0.82%) Grunt
7 19 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.71%) Axure RP
8 18 (0.67%) Maven
9 17 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
10 16 (0.60%) ERwin
10 16 (0.60%) Jasmine
11 15 (0.56%) TeamCity
12 13 (0.48%) NUnit
13 12 (0.45%) HP UFT
14 11 (0.41%) Mocha
15 9 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 9 (0.33%) Bower
16 7 (0.26%) Firebug
General
1 741 (27.57%) Finance
2 434 (16.15%) Marketing
3 400 (14.88%) Banking
4 234 (8.71%) Retail
5 147 (5.47%) Investment Banking
6 105 (3.91%) Front Office
7 100 (3.72%) Telecoms
8 67 (2.49%) Publishing
9 58 (2.16%) Legal
10 41 (1.53%) Back Office
11 40 (1.49%) Advertising
12 39 (1.45%) Retail Banking
13 35 (1.30%) Games
13 35 (1.30%) Financial Institution
14 34 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 30 (1.12%) Manufacturing
16 20 (0.74%) Law
17 13 (0.48%) Automotive
17 13 (0.48%) Arabic Language
18 11 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 651 (24.22%) Analyst
2 545 (20.28%) Developer
3 277 (10.31%) Architect
4 222 (8.26%) Consultant
5 209 (7.78%) Business Analyst
6 190 (7.07%) Project Manager
7 184 (6.85%) Data Analyst
8 84 (3.13%) Data Architect
9 83 (3.09%) Designer
10 61 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
11 60 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
12 57 (2.12%) Technical Architect
13 54 (2.01%) SQL Developer
14 49 (1.82%) Java Developer
15 47 (1.75%) Web Analyst
15 47 (1.75%) Data Scientist
16 42 (1.56%) Senior Developer
17 41 (1.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 41 (1.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 39 (1.45%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (11.38%) HTML
2 201 (7.48%) CSS
3 196 (7.29%) .NET
4 123 (4.58%) HTML5
5 110 (4.09%) XML
6 107 (3.98%) Web Services
7 87 (3.24%) ASP.NET
8 76 (2.83%) AngularJS
9 65 (2.42%) jQuery
10 56 (2.08%) RESTful
11 54 (2.01%) CSS3
12 50 (1.86%) REST
13 48 (1.79%) JSON
14 44 (1.64%) Middleware
15 40 (1.49%) J2EE
16 38 (1.41%) .NET Framework
17 37 (1.38%) Spring
18 34 (1.26%) Ajax
19 28 (1.04%) Flash
20 26 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 455 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 229 (8.52%) User Experience
3 207 (7.70%) Visualisation
4 121 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 115 (4.28%) Social Media
6 106 (3.94%) Management Information System
7 103 (3.83%) Statistics
8 101 (3.76%) Credit Risk
9 84 (3.13%) Mobile App
10 80 (2.98%) Data Integration
10 80 (2.98%) Mathematics
11 66 (2.46%) Derivative
12 55 (2.05%) Algorithms
13 52 (1.93%) Fixed Income
14 46 (1.71%) Data Structures
15 39 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 32 (1.19%) Data Centre
17 30 (1.12%) NHS
18 26 (0.97%) Market Risk
19 25 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 166 (6.18%) Linux
2 153 (5.69%) Windows
3 100 (3.72%) UNIX
4 55 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 46 (1.71%) Android
6 20 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.37%) Solaris
10 8 (0.30%) AIX
11 7 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.26%) SUSE
12 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.11%) zOS
14 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.074%) CentOS
16 1 (0.037%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.037%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (19.87%) Business Intelligence
2 527 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (11.35%) ETL
4 297 (11.05%) Project Management
5 294 (10.94%) Data Modelling
6 235 (8.74%) Data Analysis
7 216 (8.04%) Web Analytics
8 211 (7.85%) Data Analytics
9 196 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 194 (7.22%) E-Commerce
11 188 (6.99%) SEO
12 182 (6.77%) Data Management
13 142 (5.28%) Business Analysis
14 135 (5.02%) Migration
15 134 (4.99%) Content Management
16 133 (4.95%) CRM
17 129 (4.80%) Scrum
18 115 (4.28%) Open Source
19 112 (4.17%) Data Architecture
19 112 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 707 (26.30%) SQL
2 293 (10.90%) Java
3 258 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 195 (7.25%) Python
5 158 (5.88%) C#
6 139 (5.17%) R
7 84 (3.13%) C++
8 80 (2.98%) VBA
9 66 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 57 (2.12%) Ruby
11 54 (2.01%) Scala
12 48 (1.79%) C
13 44 (1.64%) T-SQL
14 43 (1.60%) PHP
15 36 (1.34%) MATLAB
16 34 (1.26%) Perl
17 30 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.00%) Bash Shell
19 20 (0.74%) VB.NET
20 15 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 292 (10.86%) Degree
2 120 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 33 (1.23%) ISEB
5 24 (0.89%) PhD
6 21 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.60%) MBA
9 15 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.48%) Postgraduate
11 12 (0.45%) CISSP
12 10 (0.37%) PMP
12 10 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (0.33%) SAP Certification
13 9 (0.33%) MCSE
14 7 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.26%) MCITP
14 7 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.02%) QA
2 47 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.60%) Basel III
4 12 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.45%) SLA
5 10 (0.37%) Basel II
6 9 (0.33%) COBIT
7 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.19%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.15%) AIFMD
9 4 (0.15%) COSO
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.11%) COREP
11 2 (0.074%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.074%) FATCA
11 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.074%) GCP
11 2 (0.074%) GMP
12 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.78%) vSphere
4 20 (0.74%) HDFS
5 17 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.37%) vCloud
7 8 (0.30%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.30%) XenServer
8 7 (0.26%) XenApp
8 7 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.11%) ACF2
10 3 (0.11%) RACF
10 3 (0.11%) Docker
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.074%) Squid
11 2 (0.074%) Firmware
11 2 (0.074%) GridGain
12 1 (0.037%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.45%) Puppet
3 9 (0.33%) Oozie
4 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.26%) Netcool
4 7 (0.26%) Nagios
5 6 (0.22%) Mesos
6 5 (0.19%) OPNET
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.15%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.15%) yum
7 4 (0.15%) Ambari
7 4 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.15%) Graphite
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (0.11%) Ansible
9 2 (0.074%) Kibana
9 2 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.074%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 320 (11.90%) Google
2 287 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 274 (10.19%) Oracle
4 174 (6.47%) Adobe
5 159 (5.92%) SAP
6 155 (5.77%) Tableau
7 80 (2.98%) Teradata
7 80 (2.98%) IBM
8 71 (2.64%) Business Objects
9 70 (2.60%) Cognos
10 67 (2.49%) Omniture
11 59 (2.19%) Informatica
12 45 (1.67%) TIBCO
13 40 (1.49%) Cisco
14 38 (1.41%) VMware
15 36 (1.34%) HP
16 34 (1.26%) Netezza
16 34 (1.26%) Sitecore
17 33 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
18 29 (1.08%) Sybase
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