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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 81 97 129
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +32
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1192 1004 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.27% 1.98% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.64% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 593 471
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
- +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 15
Average hourly rate £23.17 £35.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.26% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £16.05 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.27 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +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
39961 37976 33183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.00% 74.83% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25156 22879 19730
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1143 1185
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +13 1116 £450 +5.88% 639
London +12 766 £455 +1.11% 368
City of London +12 206 £475 +3.54% 124
South East -7 135 £413 -2.94% 103
East of England +23 61 £468 +24.66% 31
Scotland +39 51 £400 -2.43% 32
North West +1 43 £420 +14.14% 45
South West -3 41 £330 -20.00% 18
Edinburgh +27 31 £400 - 22
Surrey +6 28 £355 -22.40% 21
Hampshire -8 28 £425 - 9
West Midlands -10 28 £375 +25.00% 22
Berkshire -43 27 £413 +1.85% 22
Buckinghamshire +14 24 £413 - 6
Manchester -6 21 £350 +1.81% 27
Hertfordshire -2 20 £325 -13.33% 7
East Midlands -10 18 £500 +17.64% 15
Glasgow +12 17 £525 - 7
Canary Wharf +8 15 £475 -19.49%
Milton Keynes +7 14 £450 - 5
Yorkshire -24 14 £330 -10.50% 28
Suffolk +12 13 £475 +5.55% 2
Ipswich +13 12 £475 +5.55%
Bedfordshire +1 12 £550 +29.41% 7
Reading -10 12 £450 -10.00% 8
Bristol -13 12 £313 -26.47% 6
Swindon +8 11 £313 -16.66% 1
Cheshire +7 11 £450 +45.16% 14
Wiltshire +5 11 £313 -39.02% 1
Coventry +6 10 £550 +18.91% 6

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 692 (28.23%) Finance
2 687 (28.03%) SQL
3 539 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
4 491 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
5 407 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
6 371 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
7 363 (14.81%) Banking
8 353 (14.40%) Marketing
9 289 (11.79%) Big Data
10 287 (11.71%) Java
11 281 (11.46%) Data Modelling
12 278 (11.34%) SAS
12 278 (11.34%) Project Management
13 267 (10.89%) Degree
14 263 (10.73%) ETL
15 258 (10.53%) Oracle
16 256 (10.44%) SQL Server
17 253 (10.32%) Google
18 241 (9.83%) HTML
19 227 (9.26%) Google Analytics
20 224 (9.14%) Microsoft
21 219 (8.94%) Data Analysis
22 213 (8.69%) Hadoop
23 202 (8.24%) Web Analytics
24 192 (7.83%) JavaScript
25 191 (7.79%) Retail
26 190 (7.75%) Visualisation
27 187 (7.63%) .NET
28 175 (7.14%) Python
29 174 (7.10%) Investment Banking

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 278 (11.34%) SAS
2 81 (3.30%) CMS
3 72 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 46 (1.88%) Apache
5 41 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 37 (1.51%) Node.js
7 33 (1.35%) Apache Pig
8 29 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
9 26 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.78%) IIS
11 15 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.49%) Drupal
13 11 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.33%) Confluence
15 8 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 169 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.57%) MS Office
3 56 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (1.96%) SPSS
5 33 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 32 (1.31%) MS Project
7 30 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.86%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.73%) PowerPivot
10 10 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.37%) Shockwave
12 6 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.12%) Weka
14 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 1 (0.041%) Mathematica
16 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 227 (9.26%) Google Analytics
2 46 (1.88%) SiteCatalyst
3 41 (1.67%) WebTrends
4 15 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.41%) Optimost
6 10 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.37%) Endur
8 8 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
9 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.24%) Summit
10 5 (0.20%) SAP SRM
10 5 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (0.57%) SaaS
3 14 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.33%) Basecamp
5 8 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.24%) GitHub
8 5 (0.20%) PaaS
9 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.082%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.082%) Taleo
11 2 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.082%) IaaS
12 1 (0.041%) Route 53
12 1 (0.041%) Heroku
12 1 (0.041%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.24%) Internet
2 24 (0.98%) HTTP
3 23 (0.94%) Firewall
4 18 (0.73%) Intranet
5 16 (0.65%) LAN
6 14 (0.57%) WAN
7 13 (0.53%) BGP
7 13 (0.53%) SAN
8 11 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (0.37%) LDAP
10 8 (0.33%) ATM
10 8 (0.33%) SSL
11 7 (0.29%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.29%) NAS
12 6 (0.24%) Network Security
12 6 (0.24%) Multicast
12 6 (0.24%) VPN
13 5 (0.20%) DNS
13 5 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
2 289 (11.79%) Big Data
3 256 (10.44%) SQL Server
4 213 (8.69%) Hadoop
5 130 (5.30%) QlikView
6 127 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 115 (4.69%) Data Mining
8 96 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 93 (3.79%) NoSQL
9 93 (3.79%) Relational Database
10 86 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 64 (2.61%) MySQL
12 61 (2.49%) OLAP
12 61 (2.49%) Apache Hive
13 55 (2.24%) Oracle Database
14 54 (2.20%) MongoDB
15 49 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 45 (1.84%) HBase
17 40 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (1.39%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 47 (1.92%) JIRA
2 40 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.14%) Subversion
4 24 (0.98%) Maven
5 21 (0.86%) JUnit
5 21 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 20 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (0.82%) Selenium
7 19 (0.78%) Grunt
8 16 (0.65%) Mockito
8 16 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 16 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
9 15 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 13 (0.53%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.53%) Bower
12 12 (0.49%) Jasmine
13 10 (0.41%) Toad
14 9 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 692 (28.23%) Finance
2 363 (14.81%) Banking
3 353 (14.40%) Marketing
4 191 (7.79%) Retail
5 174 (7.10%) Investment Banking
6 138 (5.63%) Front Office
7 61 (2.49%) Legal
8 58 (2.37%) Publishing
9 57 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 53 (2.16%) Games
11 32 (1.31%) Advertising
12 28 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.90%) Back Office
15 17 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.65%) Law
17 12 (0.49%) Billing
18 11 (0.45%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
18 11 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 681 (27.78%) Analyst
2 602 (24.56%) Developer
3 246 (10.04%) Business Analyst
4 235 (9.59%) Architect
5 187 (7.63%) Data Analyst
6 166 (6.77%) Consultant
7 136 (5.55%) Project Manager
8 75 (3.06%) Data Architect
8 75 (3.06%) Java Developer
9 69 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
10 68 (2.77%) Designer
11 67 (2.73%) Senior Developer
12 51 (2.08%) SQL Developer
12 51 (2.08%) Web Analyst
13 48 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
14 47 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 44 (1.80%) Data Scientist
16 40 (1.63%) Product Manager
17 39 (1.59%) Enterprise Architect
17 39 (1.59%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (9.83%) HTML
2 187 (7.63%) .NET
3 156 (6.36%) CSS
4 120 (4.90%) XML
5 118 (4.81%) HTML5
6 82 (3.35%) jQuery
7 80 (3.26%) Web Services
8 68 (2.77%) AngularJS
9 54 (2.20%) JSON
10 49 (2.00%) CSS3
11 47 (1.92%) Spring
11 47 (1.92%) ASP.NET
12 44 (1.80%) RESTful
13 41 (1.67%) REST
14 36 (1.47%) J2EE
14 36 (1.47%) Ajax
15 28 (1.14%) Middleware
16 25 (1.02%) WCF
17 24 (0.98%) WPF
18 23 (0.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 407 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (7.75%) Visualisation
3 159 (6.49%) User Experience
4 105 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 103 (4.20%) Statistics
6 98 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 92 (3.75%) Social Media
8 88 (3.59%) Derivative
9 82 (3.35%) Data Integration
10 74 (3.02%) Management Information System
11 69 (2.82%) Algorithms
12 67 (2.73%) Credit Risk
13 64 (2.61%) Open Source
14 62 (2.53%) Fixed Income
15 59 (2.41%) Mobile App
16 57 (2.33%) Data Structures
17 43 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 33 (1.35%) FMCG
19 30 (1.22%) Grid Computing
20 29 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 169 (6.90%) Linux
2 128 (5.22%) Windows
3 98 (4.00%) UNIX
4 41 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.31%) Android
6 10 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.29%) Solaris
8 6 (0.24%) AIX
8 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.20%) CentOS
9 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.12%) zOS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.082%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.082%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.041%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
3 281 (11.46%) Data Modelling
4 278 (11.34%) Project Management
5 263 (10.73%) ETL
6 219 (8.94%) Data Analysis
7 202 (8.24%) Web Analytics
8 149 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 145 (5.92%) E-Commerce
10 139 (5.67%) Scrum
11 128 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 127 (5.18%) CRM
13 124 (5.06%) Data Management
14 123 (5.02%) Data Analytics
15 119 (4.86%) TDD
16 113 (4.61%) SEO
17 110 (4.49%) Migration
18 94 (3.84%) OO
19 93 (3.79%) Workflow
20 89 (3.63%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 687 (28.03%) SQL
2 287 (11.71%) Java
3 192 (7.83%) JavaScript
4 175 (7.14%) Python
5 157 (6.41%) C#
6 107 (4.37%) C++
7 98 (4.00%) R
8 95 (3.88%) VBA
9 50 (2.04%) C
10 49 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 43 (1.75%) Perl
12 40 (1.63%) Scala
13 39 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 38 (1.55%) MATLAB
15 35 (1.43%) Ruby
16 32 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.06%) VB
18 25 (1.02%) PHP
19 17 (0.69%) PowerShell
20 12 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 267 (10.89%) Degree
2 102 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 60 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.22%) ISEB
5 21 (0.86%) VCP4
6 19 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.61%) PhD
9 13 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.45%) MCSE
11 10 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.37%) SAP Certification
13 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.29%) CCNP
15 6 (0.24%) CISSP
15 6 (0.24%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.20%) HP ASE
16 5 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.45%) QA
2 23 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.37%) Basel III
4 9 (0.37%) SLA
5 6 (0.24%) Basel II
6 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.20%) EMIR
7 4 (0.16%) MiFID
8 3 (0.12%) WAI
8 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.12%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.082%) UCITS
9 2 (0.082%) COBIT
9 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.082%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.082%) HL7
10 1 (0.041%) COSO
10 1 (0.041%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (0.98%) HDFS
2 23 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 17 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.61%) vSphere
6 13 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.16%) XenServer
9 4 (0.16%) Docker
10 3 (0.12%) ACF2
10 3 (0.12%) RACF
11 2 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.041%) vCloud
12 1 (0.041%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.041%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.041%) Firmware
12 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.041%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (0.94%) Oozie
2 18 (0.73%) Puppet
3 13 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.41%) Ambari
5 9 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.33%) logstash
6 8 (0.33%) Kibana
7 7 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.29%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.24%) Nagios
9 4 (0.16%) yum
9 4 (0.16%) Graphite
9 4 (0.16%) Ansible
10 3 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.12%) Mesos
11 2 (0.082%) Nessus
11 2 (0.082%) Munin
11 2 (0.082%) OpenView
Vendors
1 258 (10.53%) Oracle
2 253 (10.32%) Google
3 224 (9.14%) Microsoft
4 149 (6.08%) Tableau
5 112 (4.57%) SAP
6 104 (4.24%) Adobe
7 75 (3.06%) Business Objects
8 70 (2.86%) Cognos
9 65 (2.65%) Omniture
10 60 (2.45%) IBM
11 59 (2.41%) Informatica
11 59 (2.41%) Teradata
12 44 (1.80%) HP
13 37 (1.51%) Sybase
14 36 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.22%) Netezza
16 29 (1.18%) Splunk
17 26 (1.06%) TIBCO
17 26 (1.06%) Cisco
18 18 (0.73%) VMware
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