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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 114 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1111 1115 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 1.90% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.37% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 729 644
Median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £60.79 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -13.46%

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
44748 47093 43723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 80.36% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29511 30650 27059
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1273 1184
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +9 1059 £403 -0.61% 164
London -2 567 £445 +4.70% 70
South East +6 162 £400 - 34
East of England +80 94 £300 -20.00% 11
City of London -7 88 £450 +2.85% 18
West Midlands -17 64 £363 -3.33% 11
North West -8 59 £375 +1.35% 15
Essex +43 54 £260 -30.66% 1
South West +12 52 £394 +2.73% 13
Yorkshire -19 42 £414 +10.33% 4
Berkshire +16 34 £305 -12.85% 10
West Yorkshire -24 29 £423 +12.66% 2
Scotland -25 29 £375 -6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 26 £388 +35.96% 3
Hampshire +14 25 £425 +3.03% 6
Surrey +21 24 £250 +42.85% 7
Manchester -8 23 £238 -36.66% 7
Leeds -16 23 £425 +6.25%
Milton Keynes 0 20 £375 +27.11% 3
Edinburgh -8 20 £400 -5.88% 1
Bristol -10 19 £338 -3.57% 7
Basildon +17 17 £300 -
Hertfordshire +21 16 £350 -6.66% 4
Cheshire +13 15 £406 +88.95% 5
West Sussex +11 14 £395 +28.45%
Staffordshire +14 13 £208 +97.61%
Coventry -9 13 £400 - 1
Reading +20 12 £300 -24.05% 3
Gloucestershire +9 12 £313 -13.79% 4
East Midlands -13 12 £250 -35.48% 4

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 767 (37.51%) SQL
2 708 (34.62%) Finance
3 408 (19.95%) Analytical Skills
4 400 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
5 381 (18.63%) Data Modelling
6 341 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 330 (16.14%) Banking
8 294 (14.38%) Analytics
9 283 (13.84%) Migration
10 282 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 269 (13.15%) MS Excel
11 269 (13.15%) Oracle
12 268 (13.11%) Microsoft
12 268 (13.11%) Business Analysis
13 260 (12.71%) Data Warehouse
14 259 (12.67%) Data Quality
15 240 (11.74%) Project Management
16 222 (10.86%) ETL
17 215 (10.51%) Degree
18 203 (9.93%) Data Management
19 191 (9.34%) SQL Server
20 174 (8.51%) Management Information System
21 173 (8.46%) Data Migration
22 159 (7.78%) MS Office
23 140 (6.85%) Java
24 133 (6.50%) Big Data
25 131 (6.41%) Visualisation
26 130 (6.36%) Change Management
27 129 (6.31%) Retail
28 123 (6.01%) Unix

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
1 119 (5.82%) SAS
2 60 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 28 (1.37%) Confluence
5 26 (1.27%) Apache Pig
6 11 (0.54%) Apache
7 10 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.39%) CMS
9 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.29%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.29%) IIS
10 6 (0.29%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.24%) Mule
11 5 (0.24%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.20%) FileNet
12 4 (0.20%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 269 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 159 (7.78%) MS Office
3 105 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
5 60 (2.93%) MS Visio
6 27 (1.32%) SPSS
7 19 (0.93%) MS Project
8 11 (0.54%) Stata
9 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.098%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.049%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.049%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.049%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.049%) Simulink
11 1 (0.049%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (0.39%) Maximo
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.34%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.20%) Primavera
9 4 (0.20%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.49%) SaaS
5 8 (0.39%) IaaS
5 8 (0.39%) Office 365
5 8 (0.39%) PaaS
6 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.20%) BlueKai
7 4 (0.20%) Boomi
7 4 (0.20%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.098%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.098%) AdWords
8 2 (0.098%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.098%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.098%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.098%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.098%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.61%) Internet
2 25 (1.22%) Firewall
3 19 (0.93%) WAN
4 17 (0.83%) LAN
5 13 (0.64%) HTTP
5 13 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.54%) NAS
7 10 (0.49%) WLAN
8 9 (0.44%) Intranet
8 9 (0.44%) Wireless
9 8 (0.39%) SAN
10 7 (0.34%) Network Security
11 5 (0.24%) AMQP
11 5 (0.24%) DNS
11 5 (0.24%) VPN
12 4 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.20%) SSL
12 4 (0.20%) TACACS
13 3 (0.15%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.098%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (12.71%) Data Warehouse
2 191 (9.34%) SQL Server
3 133 (6.50%) Big Data
4 113 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 99 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 82 (4.01%) Data Mining
8 79 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
9 71 (3.47%) QlikView
10 66 (3.23%) Relational Database
11 56 (2.74%) MS Access
11 56 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 50 (2.44%) Oracle Database
13 45 (2.20%) MySQL
14 36 (1.76%) Apache Hive
15 35 (1.71%) DB2
16 27 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
16 27 (1.32%) Star Schema
17 23 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (3.37%) JIRA
2 30 (1.47%) ERwin
3 24 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 16 (0.78%) Selenium
5 15 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 11 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.39%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.29%) Maven
11 5 (0.24%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.24%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.24%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.24%) NetBeans
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.20%) Grunt
General
1 708 (34.62%) Finance
2 330 (16.14%) Banking
3 129 (6.31%) Retail
4 104 (5.09%) Marketing
5 90 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 60 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.86%) Front Office
8 37 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.76%) Legal
10 28 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 27 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.27%) Publishing
13 24 (1.17%) Law
14 15 (0.73%) Back Office
15 13 (0.64%) German Language
16 12 (0.59%) Advertising
16 12 (0.59%) Billing
17 11 (0.54%) Automotive
18 9 (0.44%) Electronics
18 9 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1190 (58.19%) Analyst
2 479 (23.42%) Business Analyst
3 444 (21.71%) Data Analyst
4 207 (10.12%) Developer
5 115 (5.62%) Architect
5 115 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
6 95 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 93 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
8 92 (4.50%) Data Business Analyst
9 87 (4.25%) Consultant
10 75 (3.67%) Data Architect
11 71 (3.47%) IT Analyst
12 66 (3.23%) Business Data Analyst
13 65 (3.18%) Banking Analyst
14 64 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
14 64 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
15 63 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
16 58 (2.84%) Business IT Analyst
17 57 (2.79%) IT Business Analyst
18 52 (2.54%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (3.57%) XML
2 52 (2.54%) HTML
3 50 (2.44%) .NET
4 32 (1.56%) Web Services
5 31 (1.52%) J2EE
6 28 (1.37%) CSS
7 15 (0.73%) FpML
7 15 (0.73%) JSON
8 14 (0.68%) Middleware
8 14 (0.68%) REST
9 13 (0.64%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.59%) SOAP
11 11 (0.54%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.54%) Pandas
11 11 (0.54%) scikit-learn
12 10 (0.49%) D3.js
13 9 (0.44%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.44%) JSP
13 9 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 408 (19.95%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 131 (6.41%) Visualisation
4 68 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 63 (3.08%) Credit Risk
6 62 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 58 (2.84%) Data Integration
7 58 (2.84%) Statistics
8 51 (2.49%) Mathematics
9 50 (2.44%) Mainframe
10 48 (2.35%) Data Extraction
11 45 (2.20%) Equities
12 43 (2.10%) NHS
13 33 (1.61%) Reference Data
14 31 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 29 (1.42%) Derivative
15 29 (1.42%) User Experience
16 28 (1.37%) Algorithms
17 26 (1.27%) Data Centre
18 25 (1.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 123 (6.01%) Unix
2 86 (4.21%) Windows
3 65 (3.18%) Linux
4 19 (0.93%) Windows Vista
5 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.24%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.20%) AIX
7 4 (0.20%) CentOS
8 3 (0.15%) Solaris
8 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.098%) Android
9 2 (0.098%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.098%) VMS
9 2 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.049%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (18.63%) Data Modelling
3 341 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 294 (14.38%) Analytics
5 283 (13.84%) Migration
6 282 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 268 (13.11%) Business Analysis
8 240 (11.74%) Project Management
9 222 (10.86%) ETL
10 203 (9.93%) Data Management
11 173 (8.46%) Data Migration
12 130 (6.36%) Change Management
13 119 (5.82%) Data Mapping
14 118 (5.77%) Scrum
15 100 (4.89%) Use Case
16 99 (4.84%) ITIL
17 98 (4.79%) SDLC
18 96 (4.69%) CRM
18 96 (4.69%) Data Analytics
19 93 (4.55%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 767 (37.51%) SQL
2 140 (6.85%) Java
3 87 (4.25%) Python
4 81 (3.96%) T-SQL
5 79 (3.86%) VBA
6 70 (3.42%) PL/SQL
7 65 (3.18%) R
8 50 (2.44%) C#
9 43 (2.10%) JavaScript
10 40 (1.96%) C++
11 35 (1.71%) C
11 35 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 35 (1.71%) VB
12 33 (1.61%) MATLAB
12 33 (1.61%) Perl
13 21 (1.03%) PHP
14 20 (0.98%) Ruby
15 16 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.68%) Scala
17 9 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 215 (10.51%) Degree
2 90 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 54 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.81%) ISEB
5 20 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.88%) CCNA
8 17 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (0.78%) MCSE
10 15 (0.73%) PhD
11 14 (0.68%) CCA
12 13 (0.64%) MCP
13 12 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (0.54%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.44%) CISSP
16 8 (0.39%) CIMA
16 8 (0.39%) HND
17 7 (0.34%) BC Cleared
17 7 (0.34%) HNC
17 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (12.67%) Data Quality
2 80 (3.91%) QA
3 31 (1.52%) Solvency II
4 23 (1.12%) SLA
5 18 (0.88%) ISO20022
6 17 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.54%) MiFID
8 7 (0.34%) GxP
9 6 (0.29%) Basel III
9 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.24%) SAS 70
11 4 (0.20%) Basel II
11 4 (0.20%) EMIR
11 4 (0.20%) FATCA
12 2 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.098%) COREP
12 2 (0.098%) GCP
13 1 (0.049%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.049%) FINREP
System Software
1 26 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.49%) Docker
3 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.098%) Firmware
6 2 (0.098%) GeoWebCache
6 2 (0.098%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.098%) NFS
6 2 (0.098%) UAG
6 2 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.049%) KVM
7 1 (0.049%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.49%) Puppet
3 8 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (0.24%) Ansible
4 5 (0.24%) Nagios
4 5 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.24%) Oozie
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (0.20%) Ambari
5 4 (0.20%) Control-M
5 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.098%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.098%) SCCM
7 2 (0.098%) WSUS
Vendors
1 269 (13.15%) Oracle
2 268 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 109 (5.33%) SAP
4 95 (4.65%) Tableau
5 73 (3.57%) Teradata
6 48 (2.35%) IBM
7 45 (2.20%) Informatica
8 37 (1.81%) Google
9 33 (1.61%) ServiceNow
10 28 (1.37%) Cognos
11 26 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.12%) Cisco
13 18 (0.88%) VMware
14 16 (0.78%) Dynatrace
14 16 (0.78%) GoldenSource
14 16 (0.78%) HP
15 14 (0.68%) CA
16 13 (0.64%) Adobe
16 13 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
16 13 (0.64%) Talend
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