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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 95 95 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +38
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1171 1065 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 2.03% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.74% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 683 496
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £38.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.22% +134.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £15.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.30 £49.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +77.27%

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 0 1093 £438 +2.94% 543
London +2 729 £450 -5.26% 301
South East +6 140 £433 +17.68% 86
City of London -18 140 £450 -1.09% 84
East of England +6 66 £375 +5.63% 25
North West +11 50 £363 +8.20% 47
Berkshire +12 46 £350 -12.50% 28
West Midlands -24 41 £381 +1.66% 17
Hertfordshire -9 38 £308 -16.89% 12
Scotland +3 28 £313 -5.66% 15
Cardiff +13 26 £350 -26.70% 5
South Wales +8 26 £350 -26.70% 7
Wales -2 26 £350 -26.70% 8
Hampshire -9 26 £525 +49.46% 8
South West -28 25 £425 +15.64% 20
Manchester +8 24 £331 -9.24% 33
Buckinghamshire +2 20 £405 +9.45% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £398 +6.00% 7
East Midlands +10 16 £400 +14.28% 16
Yorkshire -17 16 £425 +9.67% 25
Reading +10 15 £396 +17.40% 6
Oxfordshire -1 14 £425 +165.62% 12
Surrey -9 14 £350 +6.06% 11
Glasgow +5 13 £275 - 2
Milton Keynes +2 13 £405 +1.88% 8
Watford 0 13 £250 - 2
West Yorkshire -21 12 £419 +4.68% 17
Warwickshire -6 11 £140 -53.33% 1
Oxford -6 10 £425 +36.00% 7
Edinburgh -8 10 £388 +16.98% 10

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 702 (29.81%) Finance
2 653 (27.73%) SQL
3 485 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 460 (19.53%) Business Intelligence
5 440 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
6 394 (16.73%) Marketing
7 338 (14.35%) Oracle
8 335 (14.23%) Banking
9 320 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
10 301 (12.78%) SAS
11 271 (11.51%) Big Data
12 270 (11.46%) Degree
13 269 (11.42%) Project Management
14 245 (10.40%) Data Modelling
15 242 (10.28%) SQL Server
16 240 (10.19%) Microsoft
17 230 (9.77%) Java
17 230 (9.77%) Google
18 229 (9.72%) HTML
19 219 (9.30%) Google Analytics
20 209 (8.87%) ETL
21 203 (8.62%) Web Analytics
22 200 (8.49%) Hadoop
23 192 (8.15%) Data Analysis
24 191 (8.11%) Visualisation
25 187 (7.94%) C#
26 186 (7.90%) MS Excel
26 186 (7.90%) Investment Banking
27 177 (7.52%) User Experience
28 176 (7.47%) E-Commerce

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 301 (12.78%) SAS
2 105 (4.46%) CMS
3 74 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 52 (2.21%) Apache Pig
5 36 (1.53%) Apache
6 32 (1.36%) IIS
7 31 (1.32%) Node.js
8 28 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 14 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
12 13 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.51%) Drupal
13 12 (0.51%) IBM Notes
14 11 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.47%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.38%) JBoss
15 9 (0.38%) Confluence
16 8 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
16 8 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 186 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 73 (3.10%) MS Office
3 72 (3.06%) SPSS
4 56 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 32 (1.36%) Photoshop
7 31 (1.32%) MS Project
8 23 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.59%) PowerPivot
10 8 (0.34%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.085%) Gephi
13 2 (0.085%) InDesign
13 2 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.042%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.042%) Weka
14 1 (0.042%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 219 (9.30%) Google Analytics
2 57 (2.42%) SiteCatalyst
3 52 (2.21%) WebTrends
4 19 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.38%) Siebel Analytics
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.34%) Summit
9 6 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.25%) Fredhopper
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.21%) TRIRIGA
10 5 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.21%) CA Clarity
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.42%) SaaS
2 10 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.34%) Basecamp
3 8 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.17%) GitHub
4 4 (0.17%) Force.com
4 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.085%) Route 53
6 2 (0.085%) PaaS
7 1 (0.042%) Taleo
7 1 (0.042%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.042%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.08%) Internet
2 24 (1.02%) Intranet
3 16 (0.68%) WAN
3 16 (0.68%) HTTP
4 14 (0.59%) LAN
5 13 (0.55%) NetScaler
6 11 (0.47%) Wireless
6 11 (0.47%) BGP
6 11 (0.47%) Firewall
7 10 (0.42%) SAN
8 9 (0.38%) OSPF
8 9 (0.38%) EIGRP
8 9 (0.38%) DNS
8 9 (0.38%) WLAN
8 9 (0.38%) Wireless Security
8 9 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.30%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
2 271 (11.51%) Big Data
3 242 (10.28%) SQL Server
4 200 (8.49%) Hadoop
5 136 (5.77%) QlikView
6 129 (5.48%) Data Mining
7 103 (4.37%) NoSQL
8 90 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 90 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 87 (3.69%) Apache Hive
10 77 (3.27%) MongoDB
11 72 (3.06%) Oracle Database
12 70 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 61 (2.59%) HBase
14 56 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 56 (2.38%) MySQL
15 54 (2.29%) DB2
16 49 (2.08%) OLAP
17 45 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (2.51%) JIRA
2 56 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 35 (1.49%) Subversion
4 23 (0.98%) Maven
5 20 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.76%) JUnit
7 17 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (0.72%) Mockito
8 15 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.64%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.42%) Jasmine
10 9 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
10 9 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (0.34%) Selenium
11 8 (0.34%) ERwin
11 8 (0.34%) PHPUnit
11 8 (0.34%) Axure RP
11 8 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 702 (29.81%) Finance
2 394 (16.73%) Marketing
3 335 (14.23%) Banking
4 186 (7.90%) Investment Banking
5 163 (6.92%) Retail
6 162 (6.88%) Front Office
7 69 (2.93%) Publishing
8 55 (2.34%) Advertising
9 54 (2.29%) Games
10 47 (2.00%) Telecoms
11 45 (1.91%) Legal
12 41 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 26 (1.10%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.85%) Back Office
15 18 (0.76%) German Language
16 17 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.55%) Danish Language
18 11 (0.47%) Electronics
19 10 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 658 (27.94%) Analyst
2 613 (26.03%) Developer
3 220 (9.34%) Architect
4 216 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 192 (8.15%) Consultant
6 161 (6.84%) Data Analyst
7 143 (6.07%) Project Manager
8 76 (3.23%) Data Architect
9 74 (3.14%) Senior Developer
9 74 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
10 50 (2.12%) C# Developer
11 49 (2.08%) Java Developer
12 48 (2.04%) SQL Developer
13 45 (1.91%) Quantitative Developer
14 43 (1.83%) Designer
15 39 (1.66%) SAS Developer
16 38 (1.61%) Enterprise Architect
16 38 (1.61%) Web Analyst
17 37 (1.57%) Web Developer
18 36 (1.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (9.72%) HTML
2 167 (7.09%) .NET
3 158 (6.71%) CSS
4 154 (6.54%) XML
5 93 (3.95%) jQuery
6 88 (3.74%) HTML5
7 71 (3.01%) Web Services
8 55 (2.34%) JSON
9 46 (1.95%) CSS3
10 44 (1.87%) AngularJS
11 41 (1.74%) RESTful
12 39 (1.66%) Spring
13 36 (1.53%) Ajax
14 35 (1.49%) ASP.NET
15 30 (1.27%) Middleware
16 28 (1.19%) REST
17 27 (1.15%) XSLT
18 26 (1.10%) .NET Framework
18 26 (1.10%) WPF
19 23 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 440 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (8.11%) Visualisation
3 177 (7.52%) User Experience
4 126 (5.35%) Social Media
5 119 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 108 (4.59%) Derivative
7 94 (3.99%) Management Information System
8 87 (3.69%) Statistics
9 85 (3.61%) Mathematics
10 83 (3.52%) Credit Risk
11 78 (3.31%) Data Integration
12 73 (3.10%) Data Structures
13 70 (2.97%) Open Source
14 61 (2.59%) Fixed Income
15 57 (2.42%) Algorithms
16 50 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 47 (2.00%) Mobile App
18 42 (1.78%) Market Risk
19 34 (1.44%) Digital Media
20 32 (1.36%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 126 (5.35%) Linux
2 110 (4.67%) Windows
3 81 (3.44%) UNIX
4 39 (1.66%) Android
5 33 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.34%) AIX
9 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
11 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.085%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.085%) zOS
12 2 (0.085%) SUSE
13 1 (0.042%) Debian
13 1 (0.042%) Fedora
13 1 (0.042%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (19.53%) Business Intelligence
3 269 (11.42%) Project Management
4 245 (10.40%) Data Modelling
5 209 (8.87%) ETL
6 203 (8.62%) Web Analytics
7 192 (8.15%) Data Analysis
8 176 (7.47%) E-Commerce
9 163 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 150 (6.37%) Data Analytics
11 129 (5.48%) Business Analysis
12 128 (5.44%) SEO
13 127 (5.39%) CRM
14 119 (5.05%) Risk Management
15 118 (5.01%) Data Management
16 116 (4.93%) TDD
17 115 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
18 110 (4.67%) Scrum
19 100 (4.25%) Migration
20 96 (4.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 653 (27.73%) SQL
2 230 (9.77%) Java
3 187 (7.94%) C#
4 172 (7.30%) JavaScript
5 148 (6.28%) Python
6 134 (5.69%) C++
7 101 (4.29%) VBA
8 75 (3.18%) R
9 60 (2.55%) PL/SQL
10 55 (2.34%) C
11 45 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 43 (1.83%) PHP
13 42 (1.78%) Perl
14 29 (1.23%) Scala
14 29 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.10%) VB
16 24 (1.02%) Ruby
17 16 (0.68%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.64%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 270 (11.46%) Degree
2 89 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 18 (0.76%) PhD
6 17 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (0.55%) PMP
9 12 (0.51%) ISEB
10 10 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.42%) SAP Certification
10 10 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.38%) HP ASE
11 9 (0.38%) CCNP
12 8 (0.34%) MCSE
12 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.30%) ACSP
13 7 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.61%) QA
2 29 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.55%) Basel III
3 13 (0.55%) SLA
4 12 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.38%) WCAG
6 6 (0.25%) EMIR
7 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.13%) Basel II
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.085%) HL7
8 2 (0.085%) UCITS
9 1 (0.042%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (1.27%) Apache Flume
2 25 (1.06%) HDFS
3 22 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.30%) vSphere
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.085%) Firmware
9 2 (0.085%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.085%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.085%) XenApp
10 1 (0.042%) XenServer
10 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.042%) Nmap
10 1 (0.042%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.042%) Varnish
10 1 (0.042%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.042%) vCloud
10 1 (0.042%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (1.53%) Oozie
2 22 (0.93%) Ambari
3 18 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.72%) Puppet
5 11 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (0.38%) Hyperic
7 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.30%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (0.30%) Nagios
8 7 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.25%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.21%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.21%) logstash
10 5 (0.21%) Kibana
11 4 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 338 (14.35%) Oracle
2 240 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 230 (9.77%) Google
4 133 (5.65%) Tableau
5 103 (4.37%) SAP
6 77 (3.27%) Teradata
7 76 (3.23%) Adobe
8 69 (2.93%) Informatica
9 68 (2.89%) Omniture
10 60 (2.55%) Cognos
11 57 (2.42%) Business Objects
12 54 (2.29%) HP
13 51 (2.17%) IBM
14 38 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
15 34 (1.44%) Sybase
16 32 (1.36%) Netezza
17 29 (1.23%) Ab Initio
18 23 (0.98%) Cisco
18 23 (0.98%) Hortonworks
19 21 (0.89%) Twitter
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