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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 75 95 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +20
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1354 1129 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.42% 2.00% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.68% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 740 511
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 14
Average hourly rate £23.17 £40.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £45.00 £87.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +52.38%

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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
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 £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +16 1263 £450 +5.88% 707
London +10 820 £475 +5.55% 399
City of London +5 209 £475 - 103
South East +7 163 £400 -5.88% 91
South West +39 69 £450 +2.27% 16
Scotland +33 62 £400 +2.56% 23
East of England +23 60 £325 -16.12% 18
West Midlands +8 48 £438 +1.74% 20
Berkshire -4 47 £400 - 25
Edinburgh +27 41 £450 +23.28% 16
North West -7 40 £420 +19.85% 70
Surrey +20 35 £375 -16.66% 13
Yorkshire -17 33 £375 -11.76% 52
Hampshire -2 29 £460 +0.76% 10
West Yorkshire -10 24 £375 -11.76% 40
Buckinghamshire +21 23 £344 -3.84% 4
Bristol +11 23 £475 +2.70% 7
Leeds -11 23 £375 -7.69% 30
Cambridgeshire +23 21 £275 - 6
Reading +4 21 £400 -5.88% 11
Manchester -8 21 £350 +17.15% 37
Glasgow +2 20 £245 -30.00% 4
Canary Wharf +2 20 £475 -20.83%
East Midlands -5 20 £288 -17.85% 24
Milton Keynes +12 19 £344 -5.17% 3
Gloucestershire +5 17 £400 -9.09% 2
Coventry +14 14 £350 -22.22% 3
Hertfordshire -13 14 £225 -41.93% 4
South Wales +12 12 £350 +133.33% 2
Wales +6 12 £350 +133.33% 4

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 690 (27.61%) Finance
2 668 (26.73%) SQL
3 518 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
4 514 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
5 422 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
6 411 (16.45%) Data Warehouse
7 391 (15.65%) Marketing
8 382 (15.29%) Banking
9 302 (12.08%) Big Data
10 301 (12.04%) Project Management
11 300 (12.00%) SAS
12 298 (11.92%) ETL
13 291 (11.64%) Data Modelling
14 288 (11.52%) Java
15 285 (11.40%) Google
16 284 (11.36%) Degree
17 271 (10.84%) HTML
18 269 (10.76%) Oracle
19 268 (10.72%) Microsoft
20 254 (10.16%) SQL Server
21 236 (9.44%) Google Analytics
22 227 (9.08%) Data Analysis
23 223 (8.92%) Hadoop
24 220 (8.80%) Web Analytics
25 216 (8.64%) JavaScript
26 202 (8.08%) Retail
27 194 (7.76%) Visualisation
28 181 (7.24%) Python
29 180 (7.20%) .NET
30 178 (7.12%) MS Excel

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 300 (12.00%) SAS
2 105 (4.20%) CMS
3 65 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 51 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 45 (1.80%) Apache
6 36 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
7 35 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 30 (1.20%) Apache Pig
9 28 (1.12%) Node.js
9 28 (1.12%) IIS
10 27 (1.08%) WebLogic
11 25 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 20 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.60%) Drupal
16 11 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
18 9 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 178 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.52%) MS Office
3 52 (2.08%) SPSS
4 51 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 32 (1.28%) MS Project
7 30 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
8 28 (1.12%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.48%) PowerPivot
10 11 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.36%) Shockwave
12 7 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.080%) Weka
14 2 (0.080%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.080%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 236 (9.44%) Google Analytics
2 81 (3.24%) SiteCatalyst
3 48 (1.92%) WebTrends
4 14 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 13 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.28%) Endur
9 7 (0.28%) Unica
9 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.28%) Optimost
10 6 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
10 6 (0.24%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.16%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 63 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.68%) SaaS
5 16 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.32%) PaaS
7 8 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.28%) GitHub
8 7 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.12%) IaaS
12 2 (0.080%) Office 365
12 2 (0.080%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.080%) Google Checkout
13 1 (0.040%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.040%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.72%) Internet
2 39 (1.56%) Firewall
3 29 (1.16%) HTTP
4 22 (0.88%) SSL
5 21 (0.84%) LAN
6 19 (0.76%) WAN
7 16 (0.64%) VPN
7 16 (0.64%) Intranet
8 15 (0.60%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.52%) SAN
9 13 (0.52%) Network Security
10 11 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
10 11 (0.44%) MPLS
11 10 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (0.40%) LDAP
12 9 (0.36%) BGP
13 8 (0.32%) ATM
13 8 (0.32%) NAS
14 7 (0.28%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (16.45%) Data Warehouse
2 302 (12.08%) Big Data
3 254 (10.16%) SQL Server
4 223 (8.92%) Hadoop
5 125 (5.00%) QlikView
5 125 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 117 (4.68%) Data Mining
7 106 (4.24%) Relational Database
8 103 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 88 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 87 (3.48%) NoSQL
11 67 (2.68%) Oracle Database
12 65 (2.60%) MongoDB
13 63 (2.52%) MySQL
14 62 (2.48%) OLAP
15 58 (2.32%) Apache Hive
16 48 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
17 47 (1.88%) HBase
18 40 (1.60%) Spotfire
19 39 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 32 (1.28%) Subversion
3 31 (1.24%) JIRA
4 24 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (0.96%) Selenium
5 21 (0.84%) Maven
6 20 (0.80%) Grunt
7 19 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
9 16 (0.64%) JUnit
10 15 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.44%) Mockito
12 11 (0.44%) NUnit
12 11 (0.44%) Bower
13 10 (0.40%) Jasmine
14 8 (0.32%) ERwin
General
1 690 (27.61%) Finance
2 391 (15.65%) Marketing
3 382 (15.29%) Banking
4 202 (8.08%) Retail
5 169 (6.76%) Investment Banking
6 126 (5.04%) Front Office
7 84 (3.36%) Telecoms
8 60 (2.40%) Publishing
9 54 (2.16%) Legal
10 43 (1.72%) Games
11 32 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.24%) Advertising
13 27 (1.08%) Manufacturing
14 26 (1.04%) Back Office
15 17 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.68%) Law
16 13 (0.52%) Arabic Language
16 13 (0.52%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 639 (25.57%) Analyst
2 573 (22.93%) Developer
3 233 (9.32%) Architect
4 227 (9.08%) Business Analyst
5 184 (7.36%) Consultant
6 177 (7.08%) Data Analyst
7 156 (6.24%) Project Manager
8 74 (2.96%) Data Architect
9 68 (2.72%) Java Developer
10 65 (2.60%) Designer
11 58 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
12 54 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
13 53 (2.12%) Data Scientist
14 52 (2.08%) Web Analyst
15 51 (2.04%) Senior Developer
16 49 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 45 (1.80%) Product Manager
18 43 (1.72%) Data Manager
18 43 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 43 (1.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (10.84%) HTML
2 180 (7.20%) .NET
3 174 (6.96%) CSS
4 126 (5.04%) XML
5 124 (4.96%) HTML5
6 107 (4.28%) Web Services
7 72 (2.88%) jQuery
8 64 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 61 (2.44%) CSS3
10 58 (2.32%) AngularJS
11 46 (1.84%) REST
12 45 (1.80%) RESTful
13 44 (1.76%) Middleware
13 44 (1.76%) JSON
14 40 (1.60%) J2EE
15 37 (1.48%) Spring
15 37 (1.48%) Ajax
16 29 (1.16%) Flash
17 25 (1.00%) Backbone.js
18 23 (0.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 422 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (7.76%) Visualisation
3 168 (6.72%) User Experience
4 109 (4.36%) Statistics
5 105 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 97 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 96 (3.84%) Social Media
8 88 (3.52%) Mathematics
9 83 (3.32%) Open Source
10 79 (3.16%) Data Integration
11 77 (3.08%) Mobile App
12 73 (2.92%) Algorithms
13 72 (2.88%) Credit Risk
13 72 (2.88%) Derivative
14 62 (2.48%) Fixed Income
15 46 (1.84%) Data Structures
16 45 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 35 (1.40%) Digital Media
18 25 (1.00%) FMCG
19 24 (0.96%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 171 (6.84%) Linux
2 143 (5.72%) Windows
3 93 (3.72%) UNIX
4 48 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 39 (1.56%) Android
6 16 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.32%) Solaris
9 7 (0.28%) AIX
9 7 (0.28%) SUSE
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.16%) CentOS
11 4 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.12%) zOS
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
2 514 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (12.04%) Project Management
4 298 (11.92%) ETL
5 291 (11.64%) Data Modelling
6 227 (9.08%) Data Analysis
7 220 (8.80%) Web Analytics
8 171 (6.84%) E-Commerce
9 165 (6.60%) Data Analytics
10 155 (6.20%) Data Management
11 153 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 141 (5.64%) SEO
13 125 (5.00%) Business Analysis
14 123 (4.92%) Migration
15 121 (4.84%) CRM
16 117 (4.68%) Scrum
17 110 (4.40%) Content Management
18 108 (4.32%) Data Architecture
19 104 (4.16%) OO
20 101 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 668 (26.73%) SQL
2 288 (11.52%) Java
3 216 (8.64%) JavaScript
4 181 (7.24%) Python
5 149 (5.96%) C#
6 117 (4.68%) R
7 101 (4.04%) C++
8 90 (3.60%) VBA
9 63 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 51 (2.04%) C
11 45 (1.80%) Scala
12 43 (1.72%) Perl
13 42 (1.68%) Ruby
14 36 (1.44%) MATLAB
14 36 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.12%) T-SQL
16 26 (1.04%) PHP
17 19 (0.76%) VB
17 19 (0.76%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 284 (11.36%) Degree
2 113 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.24%) ISEB
5 25 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 20 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 20 (0.80%) PhD
7 19 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.44%) MCSE
8 11 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.36%) CISSP
10 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.24%) SAP Certification
11 6 (0.24%) CCNP
11 6 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.24%) MCITP
12 5 (0.20%) PMP
12 5 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.20%) GCIA
12 5 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (4.68%) QA
2 32 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.48%) Basel III
5 10 (0.40%) SLA
6 6 (0.24%) Basel II
6 6 (0.24%) COBIT
7 5 (0.20%) MiFID
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.20%) EMIR
8 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.16%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.12%) WAI
9 3 (0.12%) COSO
10 2 (0.080%) GCP
10 2 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.080%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.080%) FATCA
11 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.88%) vSphere
4 21 (0.84%) HDFS
5 18 (0.72%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.28%) XenServer
10 5 (0.20%) vCloud
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
11 4 (0.16%) Docker
12 3 (0.12%) ACF2
12 3 (0.12%) RACF
13 2 (0.080%) XenApp
13 2 (0.080%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.040%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (0.60%) Oozie
2 9 (0.36%) Puppet
3 8 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 8 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.24%) Ambari
5 6 (0.24%) Kibana
5 6 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
6 5 (0.20%) logstash
6 5 (0.20%) Nagios
7 4 (0.16%) yum
7 4 (0.16%) Graphite
8 3 (0.12%) Ansible
8 3 (0.12%) OPNET
9 2 (0.080%) Nessus
9 2 (0.080%) OpenView
9 2 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 285 (11.40%) Google
2 269 (10.76%) Oracle
3 268 (10.72%) Microsoft
4 159 (6.36%) Tableau
5 153 (6.12%) Adobe
6 128 (5.12%) SAP
7 85 (3.40%) Business Objects
8 74 (2.96%) IBM
9 73 (2.92%) Cognos
10 68 (2.72%) Teradata
10 68 (2.72%) Omniture
11 56 (2.24%) Informatica
12 38 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
13 37 (1.48%) HP
14 36 (1.44%) Sybase
15 35 (1.40%) TIBCO
15 35 (1.40%) Netezza
16 30 (1.20%) Cisco
17 27 (1.08%) VMware
18 24 (0.96%) Splunk
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