The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 84 101 119
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1175 964 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.15% 1.89% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.59% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 602 547
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 15
Average hourly rate £20.50 £28.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.30 £59.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +6.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 1121 £425 - 531
London +12 780 £450 - 311
City of London +13 211 £475 - 115
South East +27 138 £390 +11.42% 66
Berkshire +32 67 £363 +3.57% 13
East of England -10 50 £400 +6.66% 24
South West -4 37 £300 -25.00% 20
Scotland -9 36 £390 +1.96% 9
West Midlands -1 35 £475 +68.14% 14
Yorkshire +13 34 £425 +38.21% 29
Hampshire -4 28 £465 +20.00% 7
Edinburgh -4 26 £375 +10.29% 5
West Yorkshire +21 25 £431 +30.68% 17
Reading +15 22 £438 +49.57% 5
Hertfordshire -1 22 £425 +21.42% 11
Wiltshire +8 21 £320 -20.00% 1
North West -5 20 £425 +30.76% 46
Surrey 0 17 £475 +90.00% 17
Swindon +14 14 £320 -28.88% 1
Leeds +13 13 £400 - 11
Manchester -7 13 £450 +37.40% 16
Bracknell +19 12 £390 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £240 -71.76% 7
Bedfordshire -9 12 £400 -38.46% 1
Luton - 11 £339 -
Warwickshire +4 10 £245 +250.00% 1
Canary Wharf +22 9 £425 -11.91%
South Yorkshire +5 9 £425 +38.21% 5
Staines +4 9 £520 -
Maidenhead +4 9 £190 -20.83%

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 663 (29.05%) SQL
2 629 (27.56%) Finance
3 479 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
4 371 (16.26%) Marketing
5 360 (15.78%) Oracle
6 315 (13.80%) Banking
7 310 (13.58%) Data Warehouse
8 295 (12.93%) SAS
8 295 (12.93%) SQL Server
9 285 (12.49%) Degree
10 255 (11.17%) Project Management
11 234 (10.25%) HTML
12 232 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
12 232 (10.17%) Big Data
13 229 (10.04%) Java
14 221 (9.68%) C#
15 212 (9.29%) Microsoft
16 207 (9.07%) ETL
17 206 (9.03%) Web Analytics
18 201 (8.81%) Data Modelling
19 200 (8.76%) Data Analysis
20 199 (8.72%) Google
21 194 (8.50%) Investment Banking
22 186 (8.15%) Google Analytics
23 183 (8.02%) JavaScript
24 182 (7.98%) C++
24 182 (7.98%) E-Commerce
25 173 (7.58%) MS Excel
25 173 (7.58%) Retail
26 172 (7.54%) Hadoop

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 295 (12.93%) SAS
2 107 (4.69%) CMS
3 86 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.80%) Apache Pig
5 32 (1.40%) IIS
6 26 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 23 (1.01%) Apache
8 18 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
9 17 (0.74%) Node.js
10 16 (0.70%) Drupal
11 15 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.53%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.48%) WordPress
13 11 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.44%) Confluence
15 8 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 173 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.16%) SPSS
3 67 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (2.89%) MS Office
5 49 (2.15%) Photoshop
6 39 (1.71%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (0.53%) PowerPivot
9 12 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.48%) MS Project
11 8 (0.35%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.18%) Stata
13 3 (0.13%) InDesign
14 2 (0.088%) Gephi
15 1 (0.044%) LaTeX
15 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 186 (8.15%) Google Analytics
2 70 (3.07%) SiteCatalyst
3 48 (2.10%) WebTrends
4 18 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
6 14 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
7 13 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (0.44%) Cognos Controller
10 8 (0.35%) Summit
10 8 (0.35%) Agresso
11 7 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (0.31%) Siebel Analytics
12 6 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
12 6 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
13 5 (0.22%) ReMetrica
13 5 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
3 11 (0.48%) SaaS
4 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.22%) Force.com
7 5 (0.22%) GitHub
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.088%) Route 53
10 1 (0.044%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.50%) Internet
2 17 (0.74%) HTTP
3 14 (0.61%) Intranet
4 10 (0.44%) Firewall
4 10 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.35%) FTP
6 8 (0.35%) DNS
7 7 (0.31%) WAN
7 7 (0.31%) SAN
7 7 (0.31%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.26%) BGP
8 6 (0.26%) Wireless
8 6 (0.26%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.22%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.22%) OSPF
9 5 (0.22%) WLAN
9 5 (0.22%) LDAP
9 5 (0.22%) LAN
9 5 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (13.58%) Data Warehouse
2 295 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 232 (10.17%) Big Data
4 172 (7.54%) Hadoop
5 163 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 122 (5.35%) Relational Database
7 112 (4.91%) QlikView
8 107 (4.69%) Oracle Database
9 94 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 76 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 71 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 70 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 69 (3.02%) Base SAS
13 69 (3.02%) OLAP
14 65 (2.85%) NoSQL
15 64 (2.80%) Oracle BI EE
16 59 (2.59%) Apache Hive
17 55 (2.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 53 (2.32%) MongoDB
19 52 (2.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 63 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 40 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 37 (1.62%) Subversion
4 34 (1.49%) JIRA
5 33 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 23 (1.01%) JUnit
6 23 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 22 (0.96%) Axure RP
8 19 (0.83%) Mockito
8 19 (0.83%) Kiln
9 17 (0.74%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (0.61%) Maven
12 13 (0.57%) Selenium
12 13 (0.57%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.57%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (0.44%) Ant
14 10 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 629 (27.56%) Finance
2 371 (16.26%) Marketing
3 315 (13.80%) Banking
4 194 (8.50%) Investment Banking
5 173 (7.58%) Retail
6 163 (7.14%) Front Office
7 72 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 64 (2.80%) Advertising
9 62 (2.72%) Publishing
10 58 (2.54%) Games
11 47 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 33 (1.45%) Legal
13 27 (1.18%) Manufacturing
14 24 (1.05%) Back Office
15 23 (1.01%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.74%) Automotive
17 16 (0.70%) German Language
18 14 (0.61%) Danish Language
19 12 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 675 (29.58%) Developer
1 675 (29.58%) Analyst
2 185 (8.11%) Business Analyst
3 180 (7.89%) Architect
4 163 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 147 (6.44%) Consultant
6 129 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 61 (2.67%) Java Developer
8 59 (2.59%) SAS Developer
9 57 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 57 (2.50%) C++ Developer
10 56 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
11 55 (2.41%) Data Architect
11 55 (2.41%) Quantitative Developer
12 52 (2.28%) Senior Developer
12 52 (2.28%) C# Developer
13 51 (2.23%) Designer
14 49 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
15 45 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
15 45 (1.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (10.25%) HTML
2 171 (7.49%) CSS
3 167 (7.32%) .NET
4 137 (6.00%) XML
5 106 (4.65%) HTML5
6 98 (4.29%) jQuery
7 71 (3.11%) Web Services
8 63 (2.76%) CSS3
9 47 (2.06%) Spring
10 45 (1.97%) JSON
11 39 (1.71%) Ajax
12 38 (1.67%) ASP.NET
13 36 (1.58%) AngularJS
14 34 (1.49%) MapReduce
14 34 (1.49%) Backbone.js
14 34 (1.49%) XHTML
15 33 (1.45%) RESTful
16 31 (1.36%) Middleware
17 28 (1.23%) J2EE
17 28 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (6.00%) Visualisation
2 115 (5.04%) Derivative
3 110 (4.82%) Mathematics
4 101 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 100 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 90 (3.94%) Credit Risk
7 89 (3.90%) Statistics
8 83 (3.64%) Social Media
9 76 (3.33%) Fixed Income
10 73 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 73 (3.20%) Data Integration
11 68 (2.98%) Mobile App
12 64 (2.80%) Open Source
13 49 (2.15%) Market Risk
14 35 (1.53%) Digital Media
15 33 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
16 29 (1.27%) W3C
17 24 (1.05%) Data Extraction
18 23 (1.01%) Economics
19 20 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 146 (6.40%) Windows
2 130 (5.70%) Linux
3 91 (3.99%) UNIX
4 56 (2.45%) Android
5 51 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.13%) VMS
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 2 (0.088%) zOS
12 2 (0.088%) Fedora
12 2 (0.088%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.044%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.044%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
2 255 (11.17%) Project Management
3 232 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (9.07%) ETL
5 206 (9.03%) Web Analytics
6 201 (8.81%) Data Modelling
7 200 (8.76%) Data Analysis
8 182 (7.98%) E-Commerce
9 163 (7.14%) Data Analytics
10 156 (6.84%) SEO
11 138 (6.05%) CRM
12 136 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 133 (5.83%) Risk Management
14 121 (5.30%) TDD
15 117 (5.13%) Data Management
16 114 (5.00%) Scrum
17 110 (4.82%) Digital Marketing
18 100 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
19 97 (4.25%) Business Analysis
19 97 (4.25%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 663 (29.05%) SQL
2 229 (10.04%) Java
3 221 (9.68%) C#
4 183 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 182 (7.98%) C++
6 125 (5.48%) Python
7 118 (5.17%) VBA
8 79 (3.46%) R
9 70 (3.07%) Perl
10 56 (2.45%) PL/SQL
11 55 (2.41%) PHP
12 45 (1.97%) C
12 45 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 32 (1.40%) VB
13 32 (1.40%) Scala
14 20 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 20 (0.88%) Ruby
15 14 (0.61%) MATLAB
16 12 (0.53%) PHP5
16 12 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 285 (12.49%) Degree
2 80 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 54 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.67%) PhD
5 22 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 17 (0.74%) MBA
8 16 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (0.66%) ISEB
10 14 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.57%) PMP
12 9 (0.39%) CISSP
13 8 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
14 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.22%) HP ASE
15 5 (0.22%) ACSP
15 5 (0.22%) GCIA
15 5 (0.22%) GCIH
15 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.42%) QA
2 36 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.05%) SLA
4 20 (0.88%) Basel III
5 11 (0.48%) CRD IV
6 9 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.35%) WCAG
7 8 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.22%) EMIR
8 5 (0.22%) Basel II
8 5 (0.22%) TickIT
9 4 (0.18%) COREP
9 4 (0.18%) FINREP
10 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.088%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.088%) UCITS
12 1 (0.044%) WAI
12 1 (0.044%) COBIT
12 1 (0.044%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.31%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.26%) HDFS
4 5 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.088%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.088%) Varnish
7 1 (0.044%) vCloud
7 1 (0.044%) Nmap
7 1 (0.044%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.044%) XenApp
7 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.044%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (0.44%) Puppet
3 9 (0.39%) Oozie
4 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.26%) Nagios
5 6 (0.26%) Hyperic
6 5 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.22%) OpenView
6 5 (0.22%) Ambari
7 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.13%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.088%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.088%) Opsview
9 2 (0.088%) Munin
9 2 (0.088%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 360 (15.78%) Oracle
2 212 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 199 (8.72%) Google
4 117 (5.13%) Tableau
5 100 (4.38%) Adobe
6 98 (4.29%) Business Objects
7 80 (3.51%) SAP
8 73 (3.20%) Omniture
9 68 (2.98%) Cognos
9 68 (2.98%) Informatica
10 63 (2.76%) Teradata
11 53 (2.32%) IBM
12 45 (1.97%) Sybase
13 40 (1.75%) TIBCO
14 37 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (1.36%) HP
16 29 (1.27%) Ab Initio
17 22 (0.96%) Facebook
18 21 (0.92%) Twitter
19 20 (0.88%) Venda
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Rate: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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FPSG Connect
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London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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South East London
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