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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 76 100 123
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1306 1063 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.34% 1.96% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.62% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 678 506
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
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 24 13 13
Average hourly rate £27.32 £40.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.71% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.40 £17.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.92 £45.00 £88.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +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
42524 40556 34695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.26% 74.95% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26500 24954 20813
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1204 1148 1126
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £51.00 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +21 1225 £450 +5.88% 663
London +14 815 £470 +4.44% 376
City of London +14 216 £465 -1.58% 121
South East 0 153 £400 -5.88% 111
East of England +24 65 £350 -8.19% 14
South West +29 61 £450 +12.50% 23
Scotland +24 59 £400 +2.56% 35
West Midlands +9 42 £450 +38.46% 24
Edinburgh +33 41 £400 +9.58% 30
North West -1 40 £420 +12.99% 56
Surrey +20 39 £375 -18.03% 19
Berkshire -35 36 £400 - 31
Hampshire 0 28 £488 +8.33% 9
Buckinghamshire +20 24 £344 +90.97% 4
Canary Wharf +5 21 £456 -23.95%
Manchester -7 21 £350 +5.66% 28
Yorkshire -23 21 £363 -9.37% 35
Bristol +6 20 £572 +30.68% 4
Milton Keynes - 20 £325 - 3
Reading -3 18 £350 -22.22% 12
Glasgow -1 17 £375 -25.00% 2
East Midlands -15 17 £238 -32.14% 15
Cambridgeshire - 17 £275 - 2
Gloucestershire 0 15 £375 -14.77% 5
Hertfordshire -17 15 £325 -13.33% 7
Coventry +3 12 £550 +22.22% 4
West Yorkshire -19 12 £419 +1.51% 26
Suffolk +6 11 £475 +8.57% 1
Bedfordshire -3 11 £750 +76.47% 1
Leeds -20 11 £363 -9.37% 23

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 710 (28.42%) Finance
2 662 (26.50%) SQL
3 518 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
4 505 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
5 427 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
6 393 (15.73%) Banking
7 387 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
8 370 (14.81%) Marketing
9 300 (12.01%) Java
10 291 (11.65%) ETL
10 291 (11.65%) Degree
11 289 (11.57%) Big Data
12 288 (11.53%) Project Management
13 287 (11.49%) Data Modelling
14 280 (11.21%) SAS
15 273 (10.93%) Google
16 265 (10.61%) SQL Server
17 264 (10.57%) HTML
18 253 (10.13%) Oracle
19 237 (9.49%) Microsoft
20 230 (9.21%) Google Analytics
21 219 (8.77%) Data Analysis
21 219 (8.77%) Hadoop
22 215 (8.61%) Web Analytics
23 213 (8.53%) JavaScript
24 202 (8.09%) Retail
25 192 (7.69%) Visualisation
26 184 (7.37%) Python
27 180 (7.21%) .NET
28 173 (6.93%) Linux

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 280 (11.21%) SAS
2 94 (3.76%) CMS
3 66 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 44 (1.76%) Apache
5 43 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 32 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
6 32 (1.28%) Apache Pig
7 29 (1.16%) Node.js
7 29 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 27 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 21 (0.84%) IIS
10 20 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 19 (0.76%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.52%) Drupal
14 11 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
16 9 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 160 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.20%) MS Office
3 52 (2.08%) SPSS
4 50 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 32 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (1.20%) MS Project
8 27 (1.08%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.56%) PowerPivot
10 12 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.36%) Shockwave
12 7 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.12%) Weka
15 2 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
16 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 230 (9.21%) Google Analytics
2 77 (3.08%) SiteCatalyst
3 46 (1.84%) WebTrends
4 14 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.36%) Endur
6 9 (0.36%) Optimost
7 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
8 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.16%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.16%) SAP SRM
10 4 (0.16%) Summit
10 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (0.60%) SaaS
5 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (0.28%) GitHub
7 7 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.20%) PaaS
10 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.080%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.080%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.080%) IaaS
12 1 (0.040%) Taleo
12 1 (0.040%) Route 53
12 1 (0.040%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.72%) Internet
2 32 (1.28%) Firewall
3 27 (1.08%) HTTP
4 17 (0.68%) Intranet
5 16 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.64%) LAN
6 14 (0.56%) WAN
6 14 (0.56%) SSL
7 12 (0.48%) BGP
8 11 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (0.40%) LDAP
9 10 (0.40%) SAN
10 8 (0.32%) ATM
11 7 (0.28%) VPN
11 7 (0.28%) NAS
12 6 (0.24%) Multicast
12 6 (0.24%) Network Security
12 6 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.20%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
2 289 (11.57%) Big Data
3 265 (10.61%) SQL Server
4 219 (8.77%) Hadoop
5 132 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 125 (5.00%) QlikView
7 122 (4.88%) Data Mining
8 107 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 102 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 93 (3.72%) NoSQL
10 93 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 65 (2.60%) MySQL
12 63 (2.52%) MongoDB
13 56 (2.24%) OLAP
14 55 (2.20%) Apache Hive
15 54 (2.16%) Oracle Database
16 45 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (1.72%) HBase
18 40 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
19 38 (1.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 44 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 37 (1.48%) JIRA
3 32 (1.28%) Subversion
4 22 (0.88%) Maven
4 22 (0.88%) Selenium
5 21 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 20 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 19 (0.76%) Grunt
8 17 (0.68%) JUnit
8 17 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (0.44%) NUnit
11 11 (0.44%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.44%) Mockito
11 11 (0.44%) Bower
12 10 (0.40%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 710 (28.42%) Finance
2 393 (15.73%) Banking
3 370 (14.81%) Marketing
4 202 (8.09%) Retail
5 173 (6.93%) Investment Banking
6 136 (5.44%) Front Office
7 65 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 63 (2.52%) Publishing
9 62 (2.48%) Legal
10 49 (1.96%) Games
11 32 (1.28%) Advertising
12 31 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 26 (1.04%) Back Office
14 24 (0.96%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.76%) Law
15 19 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.52%) Arabic Language
16 13 (0.52%) Spanish Language
16 13 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 658 (26.34%) Analyst
2 596 (23.86%) Developer
3 240 (9.61%) Architect
3 240 (9.61%) Business Analyst
4 181 (7.25%) Consultant
4 181 (7.25%) Data Analyst
5 135 (5.40%) Project Manager
6 77 (3.08%) Data Architect
7 70 (2.80%) Java Developer
7 70 (2.80%) Designer
8 65 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
9 61 (2.44%) Senior Developer
10 57 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
11 52 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 50 (2.00%) Data Scientist
13 48 (1.92%) Web Analyst
14 46 (1.84%) SQL Developer
15 43 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 39 (1.56%) Product Manager
17 38 (1.52%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (10.57%) HTML
2 180 (7.21%) .NET
3 169 (6.77%) CSS
4 123 (4.92%) XML
4 123 (4.92%) HTML5
5 100 (4.00%) Web Services
6 76 (3.04%) jQuery
7 60 (2.40%) AngularJS
8 56 (2.24%) CSS3
9 50 (2.00%) ASP.NET
10 48 (1.92%) JSON
11 46 (1.84%) RESTful
12 44 (1.76%) REST
13 41 (1.64%) Middleware
14 40 (1.60%) J2EE
15 39 (1.56%) Spring
16 37 (1.48%) Ajax
17 27 (1.08%) Flash
18 25 (1.00%) WPF
19 23 (0.92%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 427 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 169 (6.77%) User Experience
4 109 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 106 (4.24%) Statistics
6 94 (3.76%) Social Media
7 91 (3.64%) Mathematics
8 84 (3.36%) Management Information System
9 81 (3.24%) Open Source
10 80 (3.20%) Derivative
11 79 (3.16%) Data Integration
12 77 (3.08%) Mobile App
12 77 (3.08%) Algorithms
13 66 (2.64%) Credit Risk
14 65 (2.60%) Fixed Income
15 51 (2.04%) Data Structures
16 45 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 32 (1.28%) Digital Media
18 29 (1.16%) Data Extraction
18 29 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 173 (6.93%) Linux
2 137 (5.48%) Windows
3 102 (4.08%) UNIX
4 47 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 38 (1.52%) Android
6 13 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.32%) Solaris
8 7 (0.28%) SUSE
8 7 (0.28%) AIX
8 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.20%) CentOS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.12%) zOS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
3 291 (11.65%) ETL
4 288 (11.53%) Project Management
5 287 (11.49%) Data Modelling
6 219 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 215 (8.61%) Web Analytics
8 159 (6.37%) E-Commerce
9 150 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 148 (5.92%) Data Management
11 145 (5.80%) Data Analytics
12 137 (5.48%) SEO
13 132 (5.28%) Business Analysis
14 122 (4.88%) Scrum
15 120 (4.80%) Migration
16 119 (4.76%) CRM
17 106 (4.24%) OO
18 104 (4.16%) TDD
18 104 (4.16%) Data Architecture
19 100 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 662 (26.50%) SQL
2 300 (12.01%) Java
3 213 (8.53%) JavaScript
4 184 (7.37%) Python
5 157 (6.29%) C#
6 112 (4.48%) R
7 110 (4.40%) C++
8 86 (3.44%) VBA
9 56 (2.24%) C
10 55 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 44 (1.76%) Scala
12 43 (1.72%) Perl
13 42 (1.68%) Ruby
14 37 (1.48%) MATLAB
15 35 (1.40%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 25 (1.00%) PHP
18 23 (0.92%) VB
19 18 (0.72%) Shell Script
20 15 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 291 (11.65%) Degree
2 113 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 70 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.36%) ISEB
5 22 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 20 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.64%) PhD
8 11 (0.44%) MCSE
9 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.32%) CISSP
10 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.24%) SAP Certification
11 6 (0.24%) CCNP
11 6 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.16%) HP ASE
12 4 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.84%) QA
2 27 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.48%) Basel III
4 11 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.36%) SLA
6 6 (0.24%) Basel II
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.16%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.16%) EMIR
8 4 (0.16%) MiFID
9 3 (0.12%) COBIT
9 3 (0.12%) WAI
10 2 (0.080%) COSO
10 2 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.040%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.040%) HL7
11 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.040%) GCP
11 1 (0.040%) FATCA
System Software
1 25 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.76%) HDFS
4 16 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 15 (0.60%) vSphere
6 13 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.16%) Docker
9 4 (0.16%) XenServer
10 3 (0.12%) RACF
10 3 (0.12%) ACF2
11 2 (0.080%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.040%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.040%) vCloud
12 1 (0.040%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (0.60%) Oozie
2 11 (0.44%) Puppet
2 11 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.32%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.28%) Kibana
5 6 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.24%) logstash
5 6 (0.24%) Ambari
5 6 (0.24%) Nagios
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.16%) Graphite
7 4 (0.16%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.16%) yum
8 3 (0.12%) Ansible
9 2 (0.080%) Mesos
9 2 (0.080%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 273 (10.93%) Google
2 253 (10.13%) Oracle
3 237 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 160 (6.41%) Tableau
5 144 (5.76%) Adobe
6 124 (4.96%) SAP
7 76 (3.04%) Business Objects
8 69 (2.76%) Cognos
9 67 (2.68%) Teradata
10 64 (2.56%) Omniture
11 63 (2.52%) IBM
12 59 (2.36%) Informatica
13 43 (1.72%) HP
14 40 (1.60%) Sybase
15 37 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (1.44%) TIBCO
17 26 (1.04%) Cisco
17 26 (1.04%) Netezza
17 26 (1.04%) Splunk
18 23 (0.92%) Red Hat
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