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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 129 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 952 967 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.92% 1.75% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.15% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 641 643
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £586 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 33
Median hourly rate £19.91 £21.03 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -24.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £11.78 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £40.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.31 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.20% -19.64%

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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +4 885 £413 -2.94% 184
London +10 448 £450 - 94
South East +6 145 £398 -11.55% 25
West Midlands +16 77 £420 +2.43% 12
Berkshire +28 60 £340 -6.84% 8
City of London -20 58 £459 -0.91% 22
East of England +26 49 £350 -9.67% 8
Yorkshire +2 43 £388 -3.12% 3
North West -18 41 £350 -12.50% 19
South West -9 34 £389 -8.52% 14
Scotland -14 30 £350 -11.39% 10
West Yorkshire -1 29 £350 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +1 27 £359 +4.36% 8
Oxfordshire -21 23 £496 -4.61% 4
South Wales +26 22 £475 +11.76% 4
Wales +13 22 £475 +11.76% 4
Leeds +4 22 £338 -10.00% 1
Coventry -2 22 £488 +8.33% 3
North East -19 20 £325 -18.75% 1
Tyne and Wear -24 20 £325 -52.72% 1
Essex +10 18 £288 -30.30% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £375 +6.38% 3
Reading +12 16 £396 +0.25% 5
Surrey +8 16 £440 -7.36% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 16 £325 -52.72% 1
Hampshire +26 15 £475 -13.63% 4
Milton Keynes +9 15 £375 +20.00% 3
Edinburgh -4 15 £355 -11.25% 7
Cardiff +29 14 £500 +17.64% 2
Cheshire +14 14 £400 +2.56% 2

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 814 (39.38%) SQL
2 643 (31.11%) Finance
3 455 (22.01%) Analytical Skills
4 398 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
5 357 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
6 326 (15.77%) Microsoft
7 324 (15.67%) MS Excel
8 321 (15.53%) Data Modelling
9 311 (15.05%) Banking
10 309 (14.95%) Migration
11 303 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
12 294 (14.22%) Analytics
13 269 (13.01%) Oracle
14 263 (12.72%) Business Analysis
15 247 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 243 (11.76%) ETL
17 236 (11.42%) SQL Server
18 231 (11.18%) Data Management
19 230 (11.13%) Degree
20 225 (10.89%) Project Management
21 223 (10.79%) Data Quality
22 194 (9.39%) Management Information System
23 191 (9.24%) Data Migration
24 184 (8.90%) MS Office
25 148 (7.16%) Visualisation
26 145 (7.01%) Big Data
27 144 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 143 (6.92%) Retail
28 143 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 143 (6.92%) Change Management

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 99 (4.79%) SAS
2 58 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 37 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 36 (1.74%) Apache Spark
5 29 (1.40%) Apache Pig
6 20 (0.97%) Confluence
7 13 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.48%) PowerExchange
9 9 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.39%) Apache
11 7 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.24%) CMS
13 5 (0.24%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.24%) Mule
13 5 (0.24%) Mule ESB
13 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 324 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 184 (8.90%) MS Office
3 132 (6.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (4.50%) Spreadsheet
5 64 (3.10%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.92%) MS Project
7 16 (0.77%) SPSS
8 3 (0.15%) LaTeX
8 3 (0.15%) Stata
9 2 (0.097%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.097%) Windchill
10 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.048%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.048%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 26 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.73%) Markit EDM
5 14 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 8 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
8 8 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle TCA
9 7 (0.34%) Relativity
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.24%) ResourceLink
11 5 (0.24%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.60%) Google Analytics
2 25 (1.21%) SaaS
3 24 (1.16%) PaaS
4 21 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.97%) IaaS
6 18 (0.87%) Office 365
7 4 (0.19%) BlueKai
7 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.15%) Flurry Analytics
9 2 (0.097%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.097%) G Suite
9 2 (0.097%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.097%) Yammer
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.048%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.048%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.32%) Internet
2 35 (1.69%) Firewall
3 26 (1.26%) LAN
3 26 (1.26%) WAN
4 19 (0.92%) WLAN
5 12 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.58%) VPN
6 11 (0.53%) Intranet
7 10 (0.48%) HTTP
8 9 (0.44%) Wireless
9 8 (0.39%) Network Security
10 6 (0.29%) NAS
11 5 (0.24%) AMQP
12 3 (0.15%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.15%) SAN
12 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.097%) SSL
14 1 (0.048%) GSM
14 1 (0.048%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
2 236 (11.42%) SQL Server
3 145 (7.01%) Big Data
4 144 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 143 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (4.98%) Hadoop
7 79 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
8 75 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 73 (3.53%) QlikView
10 72 (3.48%) Data Mining
10 72 (3.48%) Relational Database
11 46 (2.23%) Oracle Database
12 44 (2.13%) Apache Hive
13 42 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (1.89%) MS Access
15 37 (1.79%) DB2
16 34 (1.64%) MySQL
17 32 (1.55%) Power BI
18 27 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
19 23 (1.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 59 (2.85%) JIRA
2 32 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 16 (0.77%) ERwin
4 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.48%) Bitbucket
6 10 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.44%) Selenium
7 9 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 8 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.29%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.29%) JUnit
10 5 (0.24%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.24%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.24%) Maven
10 5 (0.24%) NetBeans
10 5 (0.24%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 643 (31.11%) Finance
2 311 (15.05%) Banking
3 143 (6.92%) Retail
4 109 (5.27%) Marketing
5 88 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 56 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.08%) Legal
8 36 (1.74%) Front Office
9 31 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.26%) Law
11 24 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.16%) Publishing
12 17 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
14 14 (0.68%) French Language
15 13 (0.63%) Back Office
15 13 (0.63%) Billing
15 13 (0.63%) German Language
16 10 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1136 (54.96%) Analyst
2 441 (21.34%) Business Analyst
3 429 (20.75%) Data Analyst
4 235 (11.37%) Developer
5 114 (5.52%) Architect
6 107 (5.18%) Project Manager
7 98 (4.74%) Consultant
7 98 (4.74%) Data Business Analyst
8 96 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
9 93 (4.50%) SQL Analyst
10 78 (3.77%) Data Architect
11 71 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 62 (3.00%) Financial Analyst
12 62 (3.00%) SQL Data Analyst
13 60 (2.90%) SQL Developer
14 58 (2.81%) IT Analyst
14 58 (2.81%) Senior Business Analyst
15 48 (2.32%) Systems Analyst
16 47 (2.27%) Business Data Analyst
17 45 (2.18%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.47%) XML
2 41 (1.98%) .NET
3 34 (1.64%) Web Services
4 25 (1.21%) JSON
5 24 (1.16%) J2EE
6 19 (0.92%) D3.js
6 19 (0.92%) HTML
7 14 (0.68%) SOAP
8 13 (0.63%) AngularJS
8 13 (0.63%) JMS
9 11 (0.53%) jQuery
9 11 (0.53%) Middleware
10 10 (0.48%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.48%) Kafka
10 10 (0.48%) Material Design
10 10 (0.48%) Pandas
10 10 (0.48%) REST
10 10 (0.48%) scikit-learn
10 10 (0.48%) Spring
10 10 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 455 (22.01%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (9.39%) Management Information System
3 148 (7.16%) Visualisation
4 69 (3.34%) Data Integration
5 66 (3.19%) Statistics
6 60 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 57 (2.76%) NHS
8 55 (2.66%) Computer Science
9 45 (2.18%) Data Extraction
10 43 (2.08%) Mathematics
11 42 (2.03%) Mainframe
12 39 (1.89%) Credit Risk
13 31 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 30 (1.45%) Equities
15 26 (1.26%) User Experience
16 24 (1.16%) Derivative
17 22 (1.06%) Reference Data
18 21 (1.02%) Algorithms
19 19 (0.92%) Data Centre
19 19 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (5.22%) Windows
2 106 (5.13%) Unix
3 85 (4.11%) Linux
4 26 (1.26%) Windows XP
5 24 (1.16%) AIX
6 21 (1.02%) Windows 2000
7 15 (0.73%) Windows Vista
8 8 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.24%) CentOS
11 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.19%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.048%) VMS
12 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
3 321 (15.53%) Data Modelling
4 309 (14.95%) Migration
5 294 (14.22%) Analytics
6 263 (12.72%) Business Analysis
7 247 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 243 (11.76%) ETL
9 231 (11.18%) Data Management
10 225 (10.89%) Project Management
11 191 (9.24%) Data Migration
12 143 (6.92%) Change Management
13 117 (5.66%) Data Mapping
14 103 (4.98%) ITIL
15 102 (4.93%) Data Analytics
15 102 (4.93%) Data Architecture
16 99 (4.79%) Scrum
17 94 (4.55%) CRM
18 89 (4.31%) ERP
19 86 (4.16%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 814 (39.38%) SQL
2 112 (5.42%) T-SQL
3 109 (5.27%) Python
4 107 (5.18%) Java
5 89 (4.31%) R
6 70 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 66 (3.19%) VBA
8 49 (2.37%) C#
9 32 (1.55%) Scala
10 28 (1.35%) JavaScript
11 27 (1.31%) C++
12 25 (1.21%) C
12 25 (1.21%) VB
13 24 (1.16%) MATLAB
13 24 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 19 (0.92%) Perl
15 11 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.39%) NATURAL
17 6 (0.29%) ABAP
17 6 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 230 (11.13%) Degree
2 113 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 62 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.55%) ISEB
5 31 (1.50%) CCNA
5 31 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.21%) MCP
7 25 (1.21%) MCSE
8 24 (1.16%) CCA
9 22 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (0.73%) PhD
12 13 (0.63%) PMP
13 10 (0.48%) CISSP
14 9 (0.44%) GCIH
14 9 (0.44%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.39%) HNC
15 8 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (10.79%) Data Quality
2 72 (3.48%) QA
3 32 (1.55%) SLA
4 25 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 20 (0.97%) Solvency II
6 17 (0.82%) ISO20022
7 13 (0.63%) MiFID
8 10 (0.48%) FATCA
9 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.29%) Basel III
10 6 (0.29%) EMIR
11 5 (0.24%) GxP
12 4 (0.19%) Basel II
12 4 (0.19%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (0.048%) BS7666
15 1 (0.048%) P3O
System Software
1 26 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.44%) Docker
3 7 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.24%) NDS
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.19%) Firmware
7 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.097%) GeoWebCache
8 2 (0.097%) HDFS
9 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.048%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.24%) Ansible
6 5 (0.24%) Oozie
6 5 (0.24%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 4 (0.19%) Ambari
7 4 (0.19%) Puppet
7 4 (0.19%) SCCM
8 3 (0.15%) Control-M
8 3 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.15%) Nagios
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.097%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.097%) Mesos
9 2 (0.097%) Salt
Vendors
1 326 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 269 (13.01%) Oracle
3 128 (6.19%) SAP
4 101 (4.89%) Tableau
5 63 (3.05%) Teradata
6 58 (2.81%) Google
7 35 (1.69%) Cisco
7 35 (1.69%) Informatica
8 32 (1.55%) IBM
9 26 (1.26%) Cognos
10 25 (1.21%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.06%) Splunk
13 18 (0.87%) Cloudera
14 16 (0.77%) Hortonworks
14 16 (0.77%) Talend
15 15 (0.73%) Adobe
15 15 (0.73%) GoldenSource
15 15 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
15 15 (0.73%) VMware
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