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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 141 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 932 1108 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 2.01% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.54% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 740 666
Median daily rate £400 £399 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 21
Median hourly rate £15.06 £22.06 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £75.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.90 £19.63 £26.58
% change year-on-year
-29.17% -26.15%

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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 864 £400 - 233
London -16 427 £440 -1.70% 103
South East -45 129 £400 +6.66% 36
North West -30 68 £388 +8.39% 19
West Midlands 0 65 £375 -6.25% 15
South West +13 54 £420 +12.00% 11
City of London -13 53 £425 -4.54% 35
Scotland -65 47 £375 -1.31% 8
Yorkshire -23 45 £400 +28.00% 15
West Yorkshire +2 43 £400 +23.07% 12
East of England +15 39 £425 +13.33% 18
Berkshire -3 38 £373 +14.61% 7
Hampshire -8 31 £350 +3.32% 8
Edinburgh -24 30 £396 +4.21% 6
East Midlands +16 27 £325 -31.57% 10
Cheshire -2 24 £488 +32.65% 1
Leeds -5 24 £400 +20.30% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 24 £375 +19.04% 4
Wiltshire +6 21 £435 +2.35% 2
Swindon +13 20 £450 +2.85%
Manchester -31 18 £358 +9.16% 12
Birmingham +12 17 £475 +5.55% 5
Milton Keynes +3 16 £375 +23.45% 3
Reading 0 16 £563 +73.07% 3
Bristol -1 16 £325 -7.14% 2
Warwickshire -1 15 £375 +7.14% 2
Warrington -2 14 £573 +60.13%
Warwick -2 13 £375 +20.96% 2
Bradford +27 12 £319 +34.92% 1
Leicestershire +10 11 £300 -36.84% 2

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 746 (38.45%) SQL
2 647 (33.35%) Finance
3 424 (21.86%) Data Modelling
4 379 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
5 346 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
6 303 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
7 294 (15.15%) Data Quality
8 292 (15.05%) Analytics
8 292 (15.05%) MS Excel
9 290 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
10 267 (13.76%) Microsoft
11 262 (13.51%) Banking
12 250 (12.89%) Business Analysis
12 250 (12.89%) Oracle
13 224 (11.55%) Migration
14 216 (11.13%) Project Management
15 213 (10.98%) ETL
16 203 (10.46%) SQL Server
17 179 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 177 (9.12%) Data Management
19 172 (8.87%) Degree
20 158 (8.14%) Data Migration
21 154 (7.94%) Java
22 148 (7.63%) Scrum
23 142 (7.32%) SAS
24 135 (6.96%) Management Information System
25 132 (6.80%) MS Office
25 132 (6.80%) Big Data
26 123 (6.34%) Visualisation
27 122 (6.29%) Validation

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
1 142 (7.32%) SAS
2 77 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 30 (1.55%) Confluence
4 24 (1.24%) Apache Pig
5 23 (1.19%) Apache Spark
6 22 (1.13%) ArcGIS
7 21 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.08%) IIS
8 11 (0.57%) Apache
9 8 (0.41%) CMS
10 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.36%) FileNet
11 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.21%) GeoServer
12 4 (0.21%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.15%) Node.js
13 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.10%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 292 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 132 (6.80%) MS Office
3 102 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
6 35 (1.80%) SPSS
7 24 (1.24%) MS Project
8 13 (0.67%) Stata
9 5 (0.26%) Weka
10 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.10%) Simulink
11 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 32 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 8 (0.41%) Maximo
6 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.15%) HFM
9 3 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.15%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.10%) Infor LN
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.10%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.57%) SaaS
4 10 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (0.41%) IaaS
5 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.31%) Office 365
7 4 (0.21%) AdWords
7 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.21%) Boomi
7 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.21%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.10%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.052%) GitHub
9 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.60%) Internet
2 26 (1.34%) DNS
2 26 (1.34%) Firewall
3 20 (1.03%) SSL
4 19 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
5 17 (0.88%) FTP
5 17 (0.88%) NetScaler
6 7 (0.36%) HTTP
6 7 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.31%) Intranet
7 6 (0.31%) Network Security
7 6 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.31%) VPN
8 5 (0.26%) ATM
8 5 (0.26%) NAS
8 5 (0.26%) SAN
9 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.21%) TACACS
9 4 (0.21%) WAN
10 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
2 203 (10.46%) SQL Server
3 132 (6.80%) Big Data
4 96 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 94 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (4.79%) Data Mining
7 88 (4.54%) MS Access
8 87 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 76 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
9 76 (3.92%) Hadoop
10 75 (3.87%) Oracle Database
11 67 (3.45%) QlikView
12 49 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 39 (2.01%) MySQL
14 33 (1.70%) Apache Hive
14 33 (1.70%) IBM InfoSphere
15 29 (1.49%) GIS
16 26 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
16 26 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (1.34%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 79 (4.07%) JIRA
2 34 (1.75%) ERwin
3 19 (0.98%) Cucumber
4 15 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.72%) Selenium
6 12 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (0.46%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.46%) Toad
8 8 (0.41%) LoadRunner
9 7 (0.36%) JMeter
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.31%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.26%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.26%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.26%) Maven
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.21%) JUnit
12 4 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 647 (33.35%) Finance
2 262 (13.51%) Banking
3 98 (5.05%) Marketing
4 92 (4.74%) Retail
5 74 (3.81%) Investment Banking
6 60 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.11%) Front Office
8 33 (1.70%) Publishing
9 29 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.29%) Legal
11 23 (1.19%) Advertising
11 23 (1.19%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.08%) Back Office
12 21 (1.08%) Billing
13 16 (0.82%) Local Government
14 14 (0.72%) Electronics
14 14 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.67%) Law
16 12 (0.62%) Automotive
16 12 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1155 (59.54%) Analyst
2 447 (23.04%) Business Analyst
3 433 (22.32%) Data Analyst
4 231 (11.91%) Developer
5 107 (5.52%) SQL Analyst
6 103 (5.31%) Data Business Analyst
7 101 (5.21%) Architect
8 90 (4.64%) Consultant
9 83 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
10 75 (3.87%) Business Data Analyst
11 70 (3.61%) Data Architect
12 69 (3.56%) Project Manager
13 65 (3.35%) SQL Data Analyst
14 63 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 57 (2.94%) Banking Analyst
15 57 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
16 50 (2.58%) Financial Analyst
17 49 (2.53%) Risk Analyst
18 48 (2.47%) Excel Analyst
19 47 (2.42%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.28%) XML
2 70 (3.61%) .NET
3 61 (3.14%) HTML
4 49 (2.53%) Web Services
5 44 (2.27%) CSS
6 26 (1.34%) AngularJS
7 24 (1.24%) FpML
8 22 (1.13%) jQuery
9 19 (0.98%) ELK Stack
9 19 (0.98%) J2EE
10 17 (0.88%) Middleware
11 16 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
12 15 (0.77%) HTML5
12 15 (0.77%) REST
12 15 (0.77%) SOAP
13 14 (0.72%) WinForms
14 13 (0.67%) Dojo
14 13 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (0.57%) Gherkin
15 11 (0.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 303 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 123 (6.34%) Visualisation
4 75 (3.87%) Credit Risk
5 69 (3.56%) Statistics
6 61 (3.14%) Data Integration
7 59 (3.04%) Data Structures
8 56 (2.89%) Computer Science
9 47 (2.42%) Reference Data
10 44 (2.27%) NHS
11 43 (2.22%) Data Extraction
11 43 (2.22%) Derivative
12 40 (2.06%) Equities
13 37 (1.91%) Algorithms
14 36 (1.86%) Mathematics
15 31 (1.60%) Fixed Income
16 28 (1.44%) User Experience
17 25 (1.29%) Mobile App
18 24 (1.24%) Market Risk
19 23 (1.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 94 (4.85%) Unix
2 89 (4.59%) Windows
3 59 (3.04%) Linux
4 14 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.15%) Solaris
8 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.10%) Android
9 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.052%) AIX
10 1 (0.052%) CentOS
10 1 (0.052%) VMS
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (21.86%) Data Modelling
2 379 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
4 292 (15.05%) Analytics
5 250 (12.89%) Business Analysis
6 224 (11.55%) Migration
7 216 (11.13%) Project Management
8 213 (10.98%) ETL
9 179 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 177 (9.12%) Data Management
11 158 (8.14%) Data Migration
12 148 (7.63%) Scrum
13 122 (6.29%) Validation
14 115 (5.93%) Data Mapping
15 107 (5.52%) CRM
16 105 (5.41%) Change Management
17 91 (4.69%) SDLC
18 88 (4.54%) ITIL
19 86 (4.43%) Data Governance
20 85 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 746 (38.45%) SQL
2 154 (7.94%) Java
3 89 (4.59%) Python
4 85 (4.38%) PL/SQL
5 82 (4.23%) VBA
6 78 (4.02%) T-SQL
7 72 (3.71%) C#
8 68 (3.51%) JavaScript
9 58 (2.99%) R
10 40 (2.06%) C
11 39 (2.01%) C++
12 31 (1.60%) Perl
12 31 (1.60%) Shell Script
13 30 (1.55%) VB
14 29 (1.49%) Ruby
15 26 (1.34%) MATLAB
16 23 (1.19%) PHP
17 17 (0.88%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.67%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 172 (8.87%) Degree
2 109 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.16%) ISEB
5 16 (0.82%) PhD
6 14 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.46%) CCNA
10 9 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.31%) PMP
12 6 (0.31%) SAS Certification
13 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.21%) CCNP
15 3 (0.15%) ACCA
15 3 (0.15%) CISSP
15 3 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 95 (4.90%) QA
3 30 (1.55%) SLA
4 27 (1.39%) Solvency II
5 14 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.67%) ISO20022
7 10 (0.52%) MiFID
8 6 (0.31%) FATCA
9 5 (0.26%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.21%) Basel II
11 3 (0.15%) GxP
11 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.10%) COREP
12 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.10%) EMIR
12 2 (0.10%) GCP
13 1 (0.052%) Basel III
13 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.052%) FINREP
13 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.88%) UAG
3 5 (0.26%) GridGain
3 5 (0.26%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.21%) Docker
4 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.10%) KVM
5 2 (0.10%) NFS
5 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.052%) HDFS
6 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (0.98%) Kibana
1 19 (0.98%) logstash
2 17 (0.88%) Puppet
3 11 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.52%) Graphite
4 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.52%) StatsD
5 7 (0.36%) Ganglia
5 7 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
7 5 (0.26%) Control-M
7 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.10%) Nagios
9 2 (0.10%) SCCM
9 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.10%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 267 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 250 (12.89%) Oracle
3 105 (5.41%) SAP
4 76 (3.92%) Tableau
5 64 (3.30%) IBM
6 47 (2.42%) Teradata
7 44 (2.27%) Informatica
8 29 (1.49%) Cognos
9 28 (1.44%) Google
10 20 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.93%) Adobe
11 18 (0.93%) ServiceNow
12 17 (0.88%) HP
12 17 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.88%) Trillium
13 16 (0.82%) Dynatrace
14 15 (0.77%) Splunk
14 15 (0.77%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
16 12 (0.62%) Talend
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 49k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mint
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Machynlleth, Powys
Centre for Alternative Technology
Rate: £18,178 per annum 12 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Robert Walters UK
Rate: Competitive Daily Rates
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + N/S
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago