The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
UK
Rank 134 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 868 1029 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.98% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.39% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 668 627
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 22
Median hourly rate £19.86 £16.30 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% -11.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.98 £48.20 £32.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.99 £15.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+26.88% -14.28%

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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 806 £450 +12.50% 209
London +2 412 £450 +1.40% 87
South East -7 169 £468 +16.87% 43
City of London -21 55 £500 - 16
Surrey +43 53 £500 +9.89% 9
North West +27 45 £375 +8.69% 19
West Midlands -20 45 £368 -6.96% 9
South West -4 44 £369 -12.14% 9
Berkshire -1 42 £425 +30.76% 4
East of England -3 40 £335 -16.25% 18
Scotland -2 38 £328 -12.66% 10
Yorkshire -2 30 £438 +25.00% 13
Essex +11 26 £330 -26.66% 1
West Sussex -2 19 £468 +16.87% 3
Redhill +12 18 £525 - 2
Manchester +7 18 £400 +33.33% 12
West Yorkshire -1 18 £450 +36.36% 9
Glasgow -3 18 £325 -7.14% 2
Bristol +7 17 £319 -29.94% 3
Oxfordshire -18 17 £500 +0.70% 13
Edinburgh -6 16 £358 -20.55% 7
Gatwick +3 15 £468 +3.88% 1
East Midlands -2 15 £331 -14.51% 11
Wiltshire 0 14 £410 -2.38% 2
Coventry -6 14 £400 -
Cheshire +36 13 £370 -12.94% 6
Reading +6 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Bracknell +1 12 £525 +90.90% 2
Hampshire -9 12 £356 -10.93% 8
Leeds -13 11 £450 +38.46% 7

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 695 (37.73%) SQL
2 586 (31.81%) Finance
3 425 (23.07%) Analytical Skills
4 356 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
5 304 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
6 300 (16.29%) Data Modelling
7 294 (15.96%) MS Excel
8 288 (15.64%) Oracle
9 272 (14.77%) Microsoft
10 268 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
11 266 (14.44%) Business Analysis
12 259 (14.06%) Analytics
13 235 (12.76%) ETL
14 233 (12.65%) SQL Server
14 233 (12.65%) Migration
15 226 (12.27%) Banking
16 212 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 211 (11.45%) Data Management
18 194 (10.53%) Degree
19 190 (10.31%) Data Quality
20 181 (9.83%) Management Information System
21 168 (9.12%) Project Management
22 158 (8.58%) Python
23 148 (8.03%) Relational Database
24 142 (7.71%) Big Data
25 138 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 134 (7.27%) MS Office
27 133 (7.22%) Visualisation
28 127 (6.89%) Data Migration
29 124 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 97 (5.27%) SAS
2 55 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 53 (2.88%) Apache Spark
4 34 (1.85%) Apache Pig
5 31 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 28 (1.52%) Confluence
7 20 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 14 (0.76%) Apache
9 12 (0.65%) CMS
10 10 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.38%) PowerExchange
13 4 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.16%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.11%) IIS
15 2 (0.11%) JBoss
15 2 (0.11%) Liferay
15 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 294 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 134 (7.27%) MS Office
3 124 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
5 54 (2.93%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.14%) SPSS
7 20 (1.09%) MS Project
8 3 (0.16%) Stata
9 2 (0.11%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.054%) Weka
10 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.92%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.43%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.38%) Oracle TCA
7 6 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.27%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.22%) Relativity
9 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.22%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.85%) Google Analytics
1 34 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.47%) Office 365
4 24 (1.30%) SaaS
5 20 (1.09%) IaaS
6 19 (1.03%) PaaS
7 14 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.16%) Flurry Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.054%) GitHub
12 1 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.47%) Firewall
2 23 (1.25%) Internet
3 16 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (0.76%) LAN
5 12 (0.65%) Network Security
6 11 (0.60%) Intranet
7 10 (0.54%) VPN
7 10 (0.54%) WAN
8 9 (0.49%) WLAN
9 7 (0.38%) HTTP
10 6 (0.33%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (0.16%) LDAP
12 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.11%) 2G
13 2 (0.11%) 4G
13 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.11%) TETRA
13 2 (0.11%) Wireless
14 1 (0.054%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 233 (12.65%) SQL Server
3 148 (8.03%) Relational Database
4 142 (7.71%) Big Data
5 138 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 103 (5.59%) Hadoop
7 98 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (4.18%) Oracle Database
9 73 (3.96%) QlikView
10 70 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 61 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
12 57 (3.09%) Data Mining
13 56 (3.04%) Apache Hive
14 48 (2.61%) MS Access
15 42 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 36 (1.95%) DB2
16 36 (1.95%) RDBMS
17 34 (1.85%) Power BI
18 33 (1.79%) NoSQL
18 33 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 56 (3.04%) JIRA
2 34 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 19 (1.03%) ERwin
6 15 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 12 (0.65%) PowerDesigner
9 11 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.43%) Liquibase
12 7 (0.38%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.27%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.27%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.22%) CA Gen
14 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.22%) Fiddler
14 4 (0.22%) JUnit
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 586 (31.81%) Finance
2 226 (12.27%) Banking
3 108 (5.86%) Retail
4 81 (4.40%) Marketing
5 71 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 57 (3.09%) Legal
7 46 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.52%) Publishing
10 24 (1.30%) Front Office
10 24 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.19%) Retail Banking
12 20 (1.09%) Back Office
13 16 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
13 16 (0.87%) Law
14 14 (0.76%) Billing
15 12 (0.65%) French Language
16 10 (0.54%) Advertising
17 8 (0.43%) Automotive
17 8 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1037 (56.30%) Analyst
2 386 (20.96%) Business Analyst
3 383 (20.79%) Data Analyst
4 217 (11.78%) Developer
5 107 (5.81%) Systems Analyst
6 106 (5.75%) Architect
7 105 (5.70%) SQL Analyst
8 99 (5.37%) Data Business Analyst
9 89 (4.83%) Consultant
10 71 (3.85%) Data Architect
11 70 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 63 (3.42%) SQL Data Analyst
13 59 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
14 57 (3.09%) Project Manager
15 56 (3.04%) Oracle Analyst
16 49 (2.66%) SQL Developer
17 45 (2.44%) Business Data Analyst
18 43 (2.33%) Data Scientist
18 43 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
19 41 (2.23%) Insurance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (6.19%) XML
2 87 (4.72%) Web Services
3 49 (2.66%) .NET
4 24 (1.30%) Kafka
5 22 (1.19%) SOAP
6 19 (1.03%) HTML
6 19 (1.03%) Lucene
7 18 (0.98%) J2EE
7 18 (0.98%) JSON
7 18 (0.98%) Middleware
8 17 (0.92%) MDX
8 17 (0.92%) REST
8 17 (0.92%) RESTful
9 16 (0.87%) AngularJS
9 16 (0.87%) XML Schema
10 15 (0.81%) XSD
11 14 (0.76%) D3.js
12 12 (0.65%) JMS
12 12 (0.65%) Spring
13 11 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 425 (23.07%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (9.83%) Management Information System
3 56 (3.04%) Data Structures
4 45 (2.44%) NHS
5 42 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.01%) Credit Risk
7 32 (1.74%) Reference Data
8 25 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.30%) User Experience
10 22 (1.19%) Derivative
11 21 (1.14%) Mainframe
12 20 (1.09%) FMCG
12 20 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (1.03%) Tandem
14 16 (0.87%) Equities
15 15 (0.81%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
17 12 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (5.43%) Windows
2 93 (5.05%) Unix
3 70 (3.80%) Linux
4 33 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 21 (1.14%) AIX
5 21 (1.14%) Windows 2000
6 14 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.54%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.27%) CentOS
8 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.11%) Android
11 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.054%) Solaris
12 1 (0.054%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
3 300 (16.29%) Data Modelling
4 266 (14.44%) Business Analysis
5 259 (14.06%) Analytics
6 235 (12.76%) ETL
7 233 (12.65%) Migration
8 212 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 211 (11.45%) Data Management
10 168 (9.12%) Project Management
11 133 (7.22%) Visualisation
12 127 (6.89%) Data Migration
13 120 (6.51%) SDLC
14 102 (5.54%) Change Management
15 95 (5.16%) Data Mapping
16 90 (4.89%) Data Analytics
17 87 (4.72%) Scrum
18 84 (4.56%) CRM
19 83 (4.51%) Data Architecture
20 82 (4.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 695 (37.73%) SQL
2 158 (8.58%) Python
3 100 (5.43%) T-SQL
4 88 (4.78%) Java
5 73 (3.96%) R
6 65 (3.53%) VBA
7 57 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 48 (2.61%) Scala
9 43 (2.33%) C#
10 37 (2.01%) JavaScript
11 23 (1.25%) C++
11 23 (1.25%) Perl
12 21 (1.14%) C
12 21 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.98%) VB
14 17 (0.92%) MATLAB
15 14 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.65%) VB6
17 7 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 194 (10.53%) Degree
2 100 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.25%) ISEB
5 20 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.92%) CCNA
6 17 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.71%) MCP
8 11 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.60%) MCSE
8 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.54%) CCA
9 10 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.49%) PMP
11 8 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.38%) GCIH
12 7 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (10.31%) Data Quality
2 59 (3.20%) QA
3 27 (1.47%) SLA
4 25 (1.36%) MiFID
5 21 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (0.81%) ISO20022
7 14 (0.76%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.65%) GDPR
9 9 (0.49%) IFRS
10 8 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.43%) EMIR
10 8 (0.43%) IFRS 9
11 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.33%) FATCA
13 4 (0.22%) GxP
14 3 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 3 (0.16%) Basel III
14 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 19 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.87%) HDFS
3 8 (0.43%) Docker
4 7 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.27%) NDS
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
7 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.054%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.054%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (1.19%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.76%) Puppet
4 12 (0.65%) Ansible
5 10 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (0.49%) Terraform
7 6 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.27%) CSIRT
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.27%) QRadar
8 5 (0.27%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 4 (0.22%) Mesos
9 4 (0.22%) Salt
9 4 (0.22%) SCCM
10 3 (0.16%) Control-M
10 3 (0.16%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.054%) FreeIPA
11 1 (0.054%) Kibana
11 1 (0.054%) logstash
Vendors
1 288 (15.64%) Oracle
2 272 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 94 (5.10%) SAP
4 85 (4.61%) Tableau
5 53 (2.88%) Google
6 46 (2.50%) Informatica
7 33 (1.79%) Teradata
8 30 (1.63%) Talend
9 29 (1.57%) Cloudera
10 23 (1.25%) Cognos
10 23 (1.25%) IBM
10 23 (1.25%) ServiceNow
11 21 (1.14%) Splunk
12 17 (0.92%) Hortonworks
13 15 (0.81%) Cisco
14 14 (0.76%) Workday
15 13 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.65%) GoldenSource
17 11 (0.60%) Adobe
18 10 (0.54%) RapidMiner
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