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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 91 98 131
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1146 1043 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 1.98% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.70% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 675 513
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.53% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £20.01 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £80.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £48.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-60.41% +143.03%

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 1095 £425 +1.19% 533
London +11 741 £450 -1.36% 287
City of London -4 165 £450 -10.00% 111
South East -16 112 £400 +14.28% 74
East of England +1 74 £400 +6.66% 31
Berkshire +9 47 £390 +13.04% 9
Hertfordshire -2 43 £410 +9.33% 11
West Midlands +2 33 £388 +27.04% 17
South West -15 33 £320 -18.98% 29
Yorkshire +3 32 £425 +28.78% 27
Scotland -8 28 £400 +26.98% 20
North West -9 27 £425 +28.78% 48
West Yorkshire +13 21 £413 +7.00% 17
Hampshire -8 20 £458 +30.71% 17
Reading +11 18 £450 +53.84% 2
East Midlands +4 15 £300 +150.00% 15
Wiltshire -4 15 £320 -17.94% 7
Edinburgh -15 14 £375 +20.96% 14
Manchester -18 14 £450 +34.32% 31
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £385 -54.70% 7
Swindon +3 11 £320 -15.23% 4
Norfolk - 11 £250 - 4
Cheshire +3 10 £425 +36.21% 7
Warwickshire 0 10 £140 +100.00% 3
Norwich - 10 £250 - 4
Docklands, London +18 9 £625 +19.04%
Watford -4 9 £381 - 1
Surrey -9 9 £475 +47.28% 15
North East -14 9 £350 -17.64% 4
Bedfordshire -15 9 £515 +68.16% 4

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 639 (28.78%) SQL
2 630 (28.38%) Finance
3 451 (20.32%) Business Intelligence
4 365 (16.44%) Marketing
5 348 (15.68%) Oracle
6 315 (14.19%) Data Warehouse
7 312 (14.05%) Banking
8 271 (12.21%) SAS
9 267 (12.03%) Degree
10 266 (11.98%) SQL Server
11 255 (11.49%) Big Data
12 239 (10.77%) Project Management
13 226 (10.18%) Microsoft
14 222 (10.00%) Java
15 208 (9.37%) ETL
16 205 (9.23%) Data Modelling
16 205 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
17 204 (9.19%) HTML
18 197 (8.87%) Google
19 193 (8.69%) C#
20 190 (8.56%) Web Analytics
21 189 (8.51%) Investment Banking
22 187 (8.42%) Data Analysis
23 184 (8.29%) Google Analytics
24 183 (8.24%) MS Excel
24 183 (8.24%) Hadoop
25 166 (7.48%) Retail
26 163 (7.34%) E-Commerce
27 157 (7.07%) Front Office
27 157 (7.07%) Visualisation

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 271 (12.21%) SAS
2 100 (4.50%) CMS
3 86 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 46 (2.07%) Apache Pig
5 33 (1.49%) IIS
6 23 (1.04%) Apache
7 22 (0.99%) Node.js
8 18 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
9 14 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.59%) Drupal
10 13 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.54%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.45%) Confluence
13 9 (0.41%) WordPress
14 8 (0.36%) MQSeries
14 8 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 183 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.93%) SPSS
3 62 (2.79%) MS Office
4 55 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (2.07%) Photoshop
6 30 (1.35%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.68%) MS Project
9 11 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.50%) PowerPivot
10 8 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.36%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.18%) Stata
11 4 (0.18%) InDesign
12 2 (0.090%) Gephi
13 1 (0.045%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.045%) FastStats
13 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 184 (8.29%) Google Analytics
2 75 (3.38%) SiteCatalyst
3 45 (2.03%) WebTrends
4 15 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.41%) Siebel Analytics
8 9 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
9 8 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.36%) Summit
10 7 (0.32%) Agresso
11 6 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.27%) Fredhopper
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.23%) ReMetrica
12 5 (0.23%) TRIRIGA
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.59%) SaaS
3 12 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.23%) Force.com
6 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.18%) GitHub
7 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.090%) PaaS
8 2 (0.090%) Route 53
9 1 (0.045%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.045%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.43%) Internet
2 18 (0.81%) Intranet
3 12 (0.54%) HTTP
4 11 (0.50%) WAN
4 11 (0.50%) Firewall
5 10 (0.45%) FTP
5 10 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.41%) DNS
6 9 (0.41%) LAN
7 8 (0.36%) Wireless
7 8 (0.36%) NetScaler
8 7 (0.32%) BGP
9 6 (0.27%) EIGRP
9 6 (0.27%) SAN
9 6 (0.27%) OSPF
9 6 (0.27%) LDAP
9 6 (0.27%) WLAN
9 6 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (14.19%) Data Warehouse
2 266 (11.98%) SQL Server
3 255 (11.49%) Big Data
4 183 (8.24%) Hadoop
5 140 (6.31%) Data Mining
6 115 (5.18%) QlikView
7 112 (5.05%) Relational Database
8 107 (4.82%) Oracle Database
9 89 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 81 (3.65%) NoSQL
11 79 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 72 (3.24%) Apache Hive
13 68 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 63 (2.84%) MongoDB
15 58 (2.61%) DB2
16 56 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (2.30%) OLAP
18 44 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
19 43 (1.94%) Base SAS
20 42 (1.89%) HBase
Development Applications
1 46 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 41 (1.85%) JIRA
3 34 (1.53%) Subversion
4 33 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.72%) Maven
6 16 (0.72%) JUnit
7 15 (0.68%) Mockito
7 15 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 13 (0.59%) Selenium
9 13 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.54%) Axure RP
11 10 (0.45%) Bitbucket
11 10 (0.45%) LoadRunner
12 9 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
12 9 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.36%) JMeter
13 8 (0.36%) Jasmine
General
1 630 (28.38%) Finance
2 365 (16.44%) Marketing
3 312 (14.05%) Banking
4 189 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 166 (7.48%) Retail
6 157 (7.07%) Front Office
7 73 (3.29%) Publishing
8 58 (2.61%) Advertising
9 56 (2.52%) Telecoms
10 52 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 50 (2.25%) Games
12 28 (1.26%) Legal
13 27 (1.22%) Manufacturing
14 25 (1.13%) Back Office
15 20 (0.90%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.72%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.63%) Danish Language
18 13 (0.59%) German Language
19 11 (0.50%) Automotive
20 10 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 646 (29.10%) Analyst
2 598 (26.94%) Developer
3 198 (8.92%) Architect
4 188 (8.47%) Business Analyst
5 168 (7.57%) Consultant
6 150 (6.76%) Data Analyst
7 128 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 69 (3.11%) Data Architect
9 58 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
10 55 (2.48%) Senior Developer
11 53 (2.39%) C# Developer
12 48 (2.16%) C++ Developer
13 47 (2.12%) Java Developer
14 45 (2.03%) Quantitative Developer
14 45 (2.03%) SAS Developer
14 45 (2.03%) Designer
15 44 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
16 43 (1.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 41 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 37 (1.67%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (9.19%) HTML
2 155 (6.98%) .NET
3 142 (6.40%) CSS
4 136 (6.13%) XML
5 86 (3.87%) HTML5
6 80 (3.60%) jQuery
7 72 (3.24%) Web Services
8 52 (2.34%) JSON
8 52 (2.34%) CSS3
9 40 (1.80%) Spring
10 37 (1.67%) RESTful
11 36 (1.62%) ASP.NET
12 35 (1.58%) SOAP
12 35 (1.58%) Middleware
13 32 (1.44%) Ajax
14 29 (1.31%) AngularJS
15 28 (1.26%) REST
16 27 (1.22%) Backbone.js
17 25 (1.13%) J2EE
18 24 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.07%) Visualisation
2 112 (5.05%) Social Media
3 109 (4.91%) Derivative
4 105 (4.73%) Management Information System
5 103 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 92 (4.14%) Mathematics
7 91 (4.10%) Statistics
8 87 (3.92%) Credit Risk
9 74 (3.33%) Open Source
10 68 (3.06%) Fixed Income
11 67 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 63 (2.84%) Data Integration
13 56 (2.52%) Mobile App
14 48 (2.16%) Market Risk
15 38 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
16 28 (1.26%) Blog
17 27 (1.22%) Digital Media
18 26 (1.17%) iPad
19 23 (1.04%) Data Extraction
20 22 (0.99%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 124 (5.59%) Linux
2 112 (5.05%) Windows
3 89 (4.01%) UNIX
4 45 (2.03%) Android
5 40 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.27%) AIX
10 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.14%) Solaris
13 2 (0.090%) zOS
13 2 (0.090%) Fedora
14 1 (0.045%) CentOS
14 1 (0.045%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.045%) MVS
14 1 (0.045%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (20.32%) Business Intelligence
2 239 (10.77%) Project Management
3 208 (9.37%) ETL
4 205 (9.23%) Data Modelling
4 205 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (8.56%) Web Analytics
6 187 (8.42%) Data Analysis
7 163 (7.34%) E-Commerce
8 143 (6.44%) Data Analytics
9 141 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 135 (6.08%) SEO
11 126 (5.68%) Risk Management
12 120 (5.41%) CRM
13 116 (5.23%) Data Management
14 115 (5.18%) Digital Marketing
15 99 (4.46%) Business Analysis
16 98 (4.41%) Content Management
16 98 (4.41%) TDD
17 97 (4.37%) Risk Analytics
18 86 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 639 (28.78%) SQL
2 222 (10.00%) Java
3 193 (8.69%) C#
4 156 (7.03%) C++
4 156 (7.03%) JavaScript
5 127 (5.72%) Python
6 106 (4.77%) VBA
7 84 (3.78%) R
8 64 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 59 (2.66%) Perl
10 52 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 48 (2.16%) C
12 44 (1.98%) PHP
13 25 (1.13%) Scala
14 23 (1.04%) VB
15 22 (0.99%) Ruby
16 18 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.77%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.68%) MATLAB
19 14 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 267 (12.03%) Degree
2 82 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.35%) PhD
5 23 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (0.59%) ISEB
7 13 (0.59%) PMP
8 10 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.41%) CISSP
9 9 (0.41%) MBA
9 9 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.32%) SAP Certification
11 7 (0.32%) MCSE
11 7 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.27%) HP ASE
12 6 (0.27%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.92%) QA
2 36 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.86%) SLA
4 18 (0.81%) Basel III
5 11 (0.50%) WCAG
6 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.27%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.23%) EMIR
10 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.090%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.090%) UCITS
11 2 (0.090%) Basel II
11 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.045%) COBIT
12 1 (0.045%) GxP
12 1 (0.045%) COREP
12 1 (0.045%) FINREP
System Software
1 21 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.81%) Apache Flume
2 18 (0.81%) HDFS
3 16 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.090%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.090%) vSphere
7 2 (0.090%) Varnish
8 1 (0.045%) vCloud
8 1 (0.045%) Nmap
8 1 (0.045%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.045%) XenApp
8 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.045%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.08%) Oozie
2 16 (0.72%) Ambari
3 13 (0.59%) Puppet
4 11 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
4 11 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.36%) Hyperic
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (0.27%) Nagios
7 6 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.23%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.23%) OpenView
8 5 (0.23%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.090%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.045%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.045%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 348 (15.68%) Oracle
2 226 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 197 (8.87%) Google
4 126 (5.68%) Tableau
5 87 (3.92%) Adobe
6 80 (3.60%) Business Objects
7 78 (3.51%) SAP
8 73 (3.29%) Omniture
9 71 (3.20%) Teradata
10 63 (2.84%) Informatica
11 60 (2.70%) IBM
12 56 (2.52%) Cognos
13 45 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
14 43 (1.94%) Sybase
15 42 (1.89%) HP
16 30 (1.35%) TIBCO
17 28 (1.26%) Ab Initio
18 22 (0.99%) Facebook
19 21 (0.95%) Netezza
20 20 (0.90%) Twitter
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