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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 138 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 969 1103 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.97% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.47% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 753 650
Median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £216
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 23 26 32
Median hourly rate £15.06 £22.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.54% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.25 £15.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £51.57 £75.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.15 £19.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-27.43% -31.57%

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
43978 44628 42245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.28% 79.70% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29175 28724 26404
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1200 1239
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -16 901 £405 +1.31% 179
London -15 469 £450 +2.85% 79
South East -7 146 £400 +10.34% 21
City of London -4 74 £425 -2.85% 18
West Midlands -10 60 £388 -0.95% 13
Yorkshire -11 54 £400 +23.07% 9
East of England +45 52 £375 - 25
South West -3 50 £345 -8.00% 7
West Yorkshire +2 48 £400 +23.07% 4
North West -30 48 £375 +7.14% 18
Scotland -58 42 £375 -1.31% 4
Hampshire +3 31 £350 +1.08% 5
Leeds -4 29 £425 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 28 £375 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +5 27 £374 +24.37% 6
Edinburgh -18 26 £398 +4.73% 4
East Midlands +4 18 £325 -17.46% 6
Surrey -3 17 £440 +25.71% 2
Milton Keynes +2 16 £373 +8.75% 1
Wiltshire -8 16 £420 +1.81% 2
Cheshire +3 15 £375 +32.74% 1
Bristol +1 15 £325 -7.14% 2
Warwickshire -1 15 £375 -10.71% 2
Swindon -5 15 £420 +1.81% 1
Essex +23 14 £250 -35.48% 2
Manchester -18 14 £358 +10.00% 12
Hertfordshire +23 13 £450 +46.93% 12
Gloucestershire +5 13 £313 -23.07% 1
Warwick 0 13 £375 +36.98% 2
Reading +3 12 £625 +92.30% 2

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 730 (37.96%) SQL
2 681 (35.41%) Finance
3 389 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
4 387 (20.12%) Data Modelling
5 321 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
6 317 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
7 284 (14.77%) Banking
8 274 (14.25%) Analytics
9 265 (13.78%) Data Quality
10 264 (13.73%) Business Analysis
11 258 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
12 248 (12.90%) Oracle
13 244 (12.69%) MS Excel
14 234 (12.17%) Microsoft
15 233 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 222 (11.54%) Migration
17 212 (11.02%) ETL
18 209 (10.87%) Project Management
19 185 (9.62%) SQL Server
20 175 (9.10%) Degree
21 171 (8.89%) Data Management
22 161 (8.37%) Java
23 148 (7.70%) Scrum
24 147 (7.64%) Management Information System
25 144 (7.49%) SAS
26 143 (7.44%) Data Migration
27 128 (6.66%) Big Data
28 125 (6.50%) Visualisation
29 120 (6.24%) MS Office
30 110 (5.72%) 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
1 144 (7.49%) SAS
2 64 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.77%) Confluence
4 28 (1.46%) Apache Pig
5 22 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 19 (0.99%) IIS
7 17 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 12 (0.62%) Apache
10 9 (0.47%) CMS
10 9 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.31%) FileNet
13 5 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.16%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 244 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 120 (6.24%) MS Office
3 94 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
6 32 (1.66%) SPSS
7 18 (0.94%) MS Project
8 12 (0.62%) Stata
9 5 (0.26%) Weka
10 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.10%) Simulink
12 1 (0.052%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.052%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.052%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.42%) Maximo
5 7 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (0.16%) HFM
9 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.16%) Relativity
9 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.42%) SaaS
5 7 (0.36%) Office 365
6 6 (0.31%) IaaS
7 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.26%) PaaS
8 4 (0.21%) AdWords
8 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.21%) Boomi
8 4 (0.21%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Force.com
9 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.10%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.77%) Internet
2 30 (1.56%) Firewall
3 25 (1.30%) DNS
4 20 (1.04%) SSL
5 18 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 16 (0.83%) FTP
6 16 (0.83%) NetScaler
7 9 (0.47%) NAS
8 8 (0.42%) Network Security
8 8 (0.42%) SAN
8 8 (0.42%) VPN
8 8 (0.42%) WAN
9 7 (0.36%) Intranet
9 7 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.31%) LAN
11 5 (0.26%) HTTP
11 5 (0.26%) Wireless
12 4 (0.21%) TACACS
13 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
2 185 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 128 (6.66%) Big Data
4 93 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 88 (4.58%) Data Mining
6 87 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 80 (4.16%) Hadoop
8 75 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
9 73 (3.80%) Relational Database
10 69 (3.59%) MS Access
11 66 (3.43%) Oracle Database
11 66 (3.43%) QlikView
12 48 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 40 (2.08%) MySQL
14 37 (1.92%) Apache Hive
15 32 (1.66%) IBM InfoSphere
16 25 (1.30%) GIS
17 23 (1.20%) HBase
17 23 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
18 22 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 78 (4.06%) JIRA
2 34 (1.77%) ERwin
3 19 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 14 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
6 12 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.62%) Selenium
6 12 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.36%) JMeter
7 7 (0.36%) Toad
8 6 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.26%) JUnit
9 5 (0.26%) Maven
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.26%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.26%) Subversion
9 5 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 681 (35.41%) Finance
2 284 (14.77%) Banking
3 99 (5.15%) Retail
4 88 (4.58%) Marketing
5 77 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 54 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.77%) Front Office
8 30 (1.56%) Legal
9 29 (1.51%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.46%) Publishing
11 23 (1.20%) Advertising
12 20 (1.04%) Back Office
12 20 (1.04%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.94%) Billing
13 18 (0.94%) Law
14 12 (0.62%) Electronics
14 12 (0.62%) German Language
15 10 (0.52%) French Language
15 10 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1152 (59.91%) Analyst
2 463 (24.08%) Business Analyst
3 418 (21.74%) Data Analyst
4 226 (11.75%) Developer
5 102 (5.30%) SQL Analyst
6 97 (5.04%) Data Business Analyst
7 91 (4.73%) Architect
8 90 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
9 86 (4.47%) Consultant
10 71 (3.69%) Business Data Analyst
11 63 (3.28%) IT Analyst
12 59 (3.07%) Data Architect
12 59 (3.07%) Technical Analyst
13 58 (3.02%) SQL Data Analyst
14 56 (2.91%) Project Manager
15 54 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 54 (2.81%) Risk Analyst
16 53 (2.76%) Business IT Analyst
16 53 (2.76%) Financial Analyst
16 53 (2.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (4.26%) XML
2 67 (3.48%) .NET
3 61 (3.17%) HTML
4 41 (2.13%) CSS
5 38 (1.98%) Web Services
6 25 (1.30%) J2EE
7 22 (1.14%) FpML
8 18 (0.94%) Middleware
9 16 (0.83%) jQuery
10 15 (0.78%) ELK Stack
11 14 (0.73%) AngularJS
11 14 (0.73%) HTML5
12 13 (0.68%) ASP.NET
13 12 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
13 12 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (0.57%) SOAP
14 11 (0.57%) WinForms
15 10 (0.52%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.52%) REST
16 9 (0.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 321 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 125 (6.50%) Visualisation
4 81 (4.21%) Credit Risk
5 59 (3.07%) Data Structures
5 59 (3.07%) Statistics
6 55 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 51 (2.65%) Data Integration
8 46 (2.39%) Equities
9 43 (2.24%) Data Extraction
9 43 (2.24%) NHS
10 42 (2.18%) Reference Data
11 39 (2.03%) Derivative
12 36 (1.87%) Mathematics
13 33 (1.72%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.61%) User Experience
15 30 (1.56%) Fixed Income
16 23 (1.20%) Mobile App
17 22 (1.14%) Mainframe
17 22 (1.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 110 (5.72%) Unix
2 88 (4.58%) Windows
3 74 (3.85%) Linux
4 15 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.26%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.21%) AIX
8 4 (0.21%) CentOS
9 3 (0.16%) Solaris
10 2 (0.10%) Android
10 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (20.12%) Data Modelling
3 317 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
4 274 (14.25%) Analytics
5 264 (13.73%) Business Analysis
6 233 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 222 (11.54%) Migration
8 212 (11.02%) ETL
9 209 (10.87%) Project Management
10 171 (8.89%) Data Management
11 148 (7.70%) Scrum
12 143 (7.44%) Data Migration
13 109 (5.67%) Data Mapping
14 106 (5.51%) Validation
15 103 (5.36%) CRM
16 101 (5.25%) ITIL
17 100 (5.20%) Change Management
18 98 (5.10%) SDLC
19 89 (4.63%) Use Case
20 85 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 730 (37.96%) SQL
2 161 (8.37%) Java
3 86 (4.47%) Python
4 83 (4.32%) VBA
5 77 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 72 (3.74%) PL/SQL
7 71 (3.69%) C#
8 64 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 56 (2.91%) R
10 41 (2.13%) C
11 40 (2.08%) C++
12 38 (1.98%) Perl
12 38 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 34 (1.77%) VB
14 27 (1.40%) Ruby
15 26 (1.35%) MATLAB
16 25 (1.30%) PHP
17 19 (0.99%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.57%) PowerShell
18 11 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 175 (9.10%) Degree
2 101 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.13%) ISEB
5 16 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (0.73%) CCNA
6 14 (0.73%) PhD
7 11 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.36%) CIMA
10 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.31%) PMP
10 6 (0.31%) SAS Certification
11 5 (0.26%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.26%) CCNP
12 4 (0.21%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (13.78%) Data Quality
2 87 (4.52%) QA
3 30 (1.56%) Solvency II
4 29 (1.51%) SLA
5 14 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (0.62%) ISO20022
6 12 (0.62%) MiFID
7 6 (0.31%) Basel II
8 5 (0.26%) FATCA
9 4 (0.21%) Basel III
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.16%) COREP
10 3 (0.16%) GxP
10 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.10%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.10%) EMIR
11 2 (0.10%) GCP
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.83%) UAG
3 8 (0.42%) Docker
4 6 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.26%) GridGain
6 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.10%) NFS
8 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.052%) HDFS
9 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (0.78%) Kibana
1 15 (0.78%) logstash
2 14 (0.73%) Puppet
3 10 (0.52%) Graphite
3 10 (0.52%) StatsD
4 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
6 5 (0.26%) Nagios
6 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.26%) Oozie
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.21%) Control-M
7 4 (0.21%) Ganglia
7 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 248 (12.90%) Oracle
2 234 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 100 (5.20%) SAP
4 73 (3.80%) Tableau
5 62 (3.22%) IBM
6 60 (3.12%) Teradata
7 45 (2.34%) Informatica
8 30 (1.56%) Google
9 29 (1.51%) Cognos
9 29 (1.51%) ServiceNow
10 28 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (0.99%) Adobe
12 16 (0.83%) Dynatrace
12 16 (0.83%) HP
13 15 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.78%) Trillium
14 14 (0.73%) Talend
15 13 (0.68%) CA
16 12 (0.62%) GoldenSource
17 11 (0.57%) TIBCO
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