The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 140 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 961 1197 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 2.11% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.68% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 765 672
Average daily rate £400 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 26
Average hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £22.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.72% -12.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.13 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.77 £33.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.90 £19.63 £23.15
% change year-on-year
-29.17% -15.22%

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
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average 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 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 -35 902 £400 - 234
London -21 457 £438 +2.94% 113
South East -40 156 £375 - 32
West Midlands 0 68 £381 -4.68% 14
City of London -17 60 £425 - 28
North West -39 59 £375 +7.14% 23
South West +6 51 £425 +7.86% 12
Berkshire +18 50 £303 -28.82% 5
Scotland -68 44 £375 -6.25% 10
Hampshire +7 40 £450 +24.56% 8
Yorkshire -39 37 £376 +25.41% 13
East Midlands +19 34 £325 -27.77% 6
West Yorkshire -9 34 £378 +16.15% 11
Edinburgh -16 34 £383 -10.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -13 31 £375 +14.94% 3
East of England +2 29 £425 +12.58% 18
Leeds +5 24 £400 +23.07% 8
Milton Keynes -1 24 £375 +6.00% 2
Cheshire -4 21 £525 +40.93% 3
Manchester -30 20 £350 +7.69% 18
Birmingham +9 19 £475 +18.75% 7
Wiltshire +4 19 £420 -16.00% 2
Swindon +9 18 £420 -16.00% 1
Warwickshire +3 14 £325 -1.51% 1
Warrington +2 14 £573 - 1
Reading -1 14 £408 -4.11% 1
Bristol -14 14 £364 +2.46% 6
Leicestershire +14 13 £288 -39.47% 2
Ipswich +10 11 £250 -47.36% 2
Suffolk +6 11 £250 -47.36% 3

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 729 (38.27%) SQL
2 615 (32.28%) Finance
3 420 (22.05%) Data Modelling
4 366 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
6 308 (16.17%) Data Quality
7 300 (15.75%) MS Excel
8 290 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
9 285 (14.96%) Analytics
10 266 (13.96%) Microsoft
11 265 (13.91%) Data Warehouse
12 250 (13.12%) Banking
13 249 (13.07%) Business Analysis
14 246 (12.91%) Oracle
15 234 (12.28%) Migration
16 204 (10.71%) Project Management
16 204 (10.71%) SQL Server
17 194 (10.18%) ETL
18 170 (8.92%) Degree
19 168 (8.82%) Data Migration
20 162 (8.50%) Data Management
21 159 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
22 152 (7.98%) Java
23 148 (7.77%) SAS
24 147 (7.72%) MS Office
25 141 (7.40%) Scrum
26 133 (6.98%) Validation
27 131 (6.88%) Big Data
28 125 (6.56%) Management Information System
29 114 (5.98%) Data Mapping

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 148 (7.77%) SAS
2 66 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.26%) ArcGIS
4 22 (1.15%) Confluence
4 22 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.10%) Apache Pig
5 21 (1.10%) IIS
6 19 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.68%) Apache
8 11 (0.58%) CMS
8 11 (0.58%) Node.js
9 10 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.37%) GeoServer
12 6 (0.31%) FileNet
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.21%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 300 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 147 (7.72%) MS Office
3 106 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
5 31 (1.63%) SPSS
6 26 (1.36%) MS Project
7 12 (0.63%) Stata
8 5 (0.26%) Weka
9 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.052%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (0.31%) Maximo
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.21%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.16%) HFM
6 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.16%) Primavera
6 3 (0.16%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.10%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 16 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (0.63%) SaaS
5 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.42%) IaaS
7 4 (0.21%) AdWords
7 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.21%) Boomi
7 4 (0.21%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.21%) Office 365
8 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.10%) PaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.052%) GitHub
10 1 (0.052%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.89%) Internet
2 26 (1.36%) DNS
3 25 (1.31%) Firewall
4 21 (1.10%) SSL
5 19 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 17 (0.89%) FTP
6 17 (0.89%) NetScaler
7 9 (0.47%) HTTP
8 8 (0.42%) ATM
8 8 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.31%) Intranet
9 6 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.21%) Network Security
10 4 (0.21%) TACACS
10 4 (0.21%) VPN
11 3 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.16%) WAN
11 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (13.91%) Data Warehouse
2 204 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 131 (6.88%) Big Data
4 97 (5.09%) Relational Database
5 94 (4.93%) Data Mining
5 94 (4.93%) MS Access
6 80 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 75 (3.94%) Oracle Database
9 72 (3.78%) BusinessObjects
9 72 (3.78%) Hadoop
10 64 (3.36%) QlikView
11 44 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (1.94%) MySQL
13 30 (1.57%) GIS
14 29 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 28 (1.47%) NoSQL
15 28 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
16 27 (1.42%) IBM InfoSphere
16 27 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 68 (3.57%) JIRA
2 29 (1.52%) ERwin
3 24 (1.26%) Selenium
4 22 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 19 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.79%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 11 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (0.47%) Subversion
10 8 (0.42%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.37%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.37%) Grunt
11 7 (0.37%) JMeter
11 7 (0.37%) Toad
12 6 (0.31%) Maven
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.26%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 615 (32.28%) Finance
2 250 (13.12%) Banking
3 94 (4.93%) Marketing
4 79 (4.15%) Retail
5 72 (3.78%) Investment Banking
6 50 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.99%) Front Office
8 35 (1.84%) Publishing
9 25 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.26%) Advertising
10 24 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.21%) Billing
11 23 (1.21%) Legal
12 21 (1.10%) Back Office
13 17 (0.89%) Local Government
14 16 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.68%) Electronics
16 12 (0.63%) Automotive
16 12 (0.63%) German Language
17 10 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1133 (59.48%) Analyst
2 436 (22.89%) Data Analyst
3 434 (22.78%) Business Analyst
4 222 (11.65%) Developer
5 106 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
5 106 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 92 (4.83%) Architect
7 89 (4.67%) Consultant
8 78 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
9 72 (3.78%) Project Manager
10 70 (3.67%) Business Data Analyst
11 69 (3.62%) Data Architect
12 68 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
13 54 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 53 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
15 49 (2.57%) Banking Analyst
15 49 (2.57%) Financial Analyst
16 48 (2.52%) Excel Analyst
17 46 (2.41%) Senior Business Analyst
18 45 (2.36%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (4.09%) XML
2 75 (3.94%) .NET
3 56 (2.94%) HTML
4 54 (2.83%) Web Services
5 44 (2.31%) CSS
6 37 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 25 (1.31%) jQuery
8 19 (1.00%) ELK Stack
8 19 (1.00%) FpML
9 17 (0.89%) J2EE
9 17 (0.89%) Middleware
10 16 (0.84%) REST
11 15 (0.79%) Dojo
11 15 (0.79%) Gherkin
11 15 (0.79%) SOAP
12 14 (0.73%) HTML5
13 13 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
13 13 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
13 13 (0.68%) WinForms
14 12 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 290 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 102 (5.35%) Visualisation
4 68 (3.57%) Statistics
5 64 (3.36%) Credit Risk
6 60 (3.15%) Data Integration
7 57 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 51 (2.68%) Reference Data
9 50 (2.62%) NHS
10 44 (2.31%) Data Extraction
11 43 (2.26%) Computer Science
11 43 (2.26%) Derivative
12 39 (2.05%) Algorithms
13 32 (1.68%) Mathematics
14 31 (1.63%) User Experience
15 29 (1.52%) Equities
15 29 (1.52%) Mobile App
16 25 (1.31%) Data Centre
17 24 (1.26%) Fixed Income
18 22 (1.15%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 86 (4.51%) Windows
2 72 (3.78%) Unix
3 55 (2.89%) Linux
4 12 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.16%) Android
9 2 (0.10%) AIX
9 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.052%) VMS
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (22.05%) Data Modelling
2 366 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
4 285 (14.96%) Analytics
5 249 (13.07%) Business Analysis
6 234 (12.28%) Migration
7 204 (10.71%) Project Management
8 194 (10.18%) ETL
9 168 (8.82%) Data Migration
10 162 (8.50%) Data Management
11 159 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 141 (7.40%) Scrum
13 133 (6.98%) Validation
14 114 (5.98%) Data Mapping
15 104 (5.46%) Change Management
16 102 (5.35%) CRM
17 91 (4.78%) Data Cleansing
18 84 (4.41%) SDLC
18 84 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
19 83 (4.36%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 729 (38.27%) SQL
2 152 (7.98%) Java
3 90 (4.72%) Python
4 83 (4.36%) PL/SQL
5 76 (3.99%) VBA
6 74 (3.88%) C#
7 72 (3.78%) JavaScript
8 71 (3.73%) T-SQL
9 52 (2.73%) R
10 40 (2.10%) C
11 37 (1.94%) C++
12 31 (1.63%) Ruby
13 30 (1.57%) Perl
14 25 (1.31%) MATLAB
14 25 (1.31%) VB
15 23 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.10%) PHP
17 12 (0.63%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.58%) Bash Shell
19 10 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 170 (8.92%) Degree
2 110 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 76 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.15%) ISEB
5 15 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.79%) PhD
6 11 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.47%) CCNA
8 9 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.31%) SAS Certification
12 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.21%) PMP
14 3 (0.16%) ACCA
14 3 (0.16%) CIMA
14 3 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (16.17%) Data Quality
2 102 (5.35%) QA
3 27 (1.42%) SLA
3 27 (1.42%) Solvency II
4 12 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.63%) ISO20022
5 9 (0.47%) MiFID
6 7 (0.37%) Basel II
7 6 (0.31%) FATCA
7 6 (0.31%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.21%) EMIR
9 3 (0.16%) Basel III
9 3 (0.16%) COREP
9 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.16%) SDET
10 2 (0.10%) FINREP
10 2 (0.10%) GxP
10 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (0.89%) UAG
2 16 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.26%) GridGain
4 5 (0.26%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.16%) Docker
5 3 (0.16%) HDFS
5 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.10%) KVM
6 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.052%) NFS
7 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (1.00%) Kibana
1 19 (1.00%) logstash
2 17 (0.89%) Puppet
3 11 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.52%) Graphite
4 10 (0.52%) StatsD
5 7 (0.37%) Ganglia
5 7 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.16%) Control-M
9 3 (0.16%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.16%) SCCM
10 2 (0.10%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 266 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 246 (12.91%) Oracle
3 113 (5.93%) SAP
4 69 (3.62%) Tableau
5 54 (2.83%) IBM
6 42 (2.20%) Informatica
7 38 (1.99%) Teradata
8 28 (1.47%) Cognos
9 25 (1.31%) Google
10 19 (1.00%) Adobe
10 19 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.94%) ServiceNow
12 17 (0.89%) Trillium
13 16 (0.84%) Dynatrace
13 16 (0.84%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.79%) Splunk
14 15 (0.79%) TIBCO
15 13 (0.68%) HP
15 13 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (0.68%) Pega
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