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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 123 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 983 960 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.89% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.44% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 579 479
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 25 19
Average hourly rate £16.09 £20.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.55% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.61 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.30 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -18.75%

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 890 £401 +0.31% 300
London -10 400 £450 - 157
South East +21 194 £400 - 37
City of London +3 77 £500 +7.52% 42
Scotland -13 68 £375 +3.44% 13
West Midlands +20 65 £398 +22.77% 21
Yorkshire +17 62 £355 -2.06% 10
South West +3 59 £420 +5.00% 21
Berkshire +17 58 £325 +8.33% 8
West Yorkshire +23 46 £350 -17.64% 8
Oxfordshire +11 43 £520 +5.31% 7
North West -29 43 £350 +7.69% 25
East of England -4 41 £400 +45.45% 19
Edinburgh -8 40 £438 +9.37% 4
Leeds +16 35 £325 -35.00% 7
Oxford +10 35 £520 +4.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 28 £400 +18.08% 2
Hampshire +6 25 £313 -21.87% 5
Glasgow +11 23 £350 -12.50% 6
Milton Keynes +8 23 £381 +12.13% 2
Manchester -16 23 £325 - 17
Surrey -11 20 £455 +13.75% 11
Bracknell +9 16 £275 - 1
Bristol -8 15 £458 +40.76% 5
East Midlands -37 15 £400 -5.88% 9
Warwickshire +10 14 £325 +19.26% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £388 +34.78% 12
Coventry +8 13 £400 -8.57%
Essex +4 13 £450 +80.00% 2
Cambridge +1 13 £388 +30.80% 10

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 786 (39.70%) SQL
2 694 (35.05%) Finance
3 465 (23.48%) Data Modelling
4 359 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
5 343 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
6 329 (16.62%) MS Excel
7 328 (16.57%) Business Intelligence
8 324 (16.36%) Banking
9 306 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
9 306 (15.45%) Microsoft
10 296 (14.95%) Analytics
11 287 (14.49%) Business Analysis
12 285 (14.39%) Data Quality
13 262 (13.23%) SQL Server
14 258 (13.03%) Oracle
15 248 (12.53%) Migration
16 227 (11.46%) ETL
17 225 (11.36%) Project Management
18 191 (9.65%) Degree
19 188 (9.49%) Data Management
20 181 (9.14%) Data Migration
20 181 (9.14%) MS Office
21 169 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 148 (7.47%) Big Data
23 138 (6.97%) Java
24 131 (6.62%) Validation
25 126 (6.36%) SAS
25 126 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
26 121 (6.11%) Data Mapping
26 121 (6.11%) SAP

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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
1 126 (6.36%) SAS
2 74 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.67%) Node.js
4 30 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 29 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.06%) IIS
7 19 (0.96%) ArcGIS
8 14 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.66%) Confluence
10 12 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.51%) Apache
13 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.40%) Mule
15 7 (0.35%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.30%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.25%) CMS
17 5 (0.25%) PowerExchange
18 4 (0.20%) FileNet
18 4 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 329 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 181 (9.14%) MS Office
3 126 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (2.98%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
6 34 (1.72%) MS Project
7 21 (1.06%) SPSS
8 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.20%) Simulink
9 4 (0.20%) Weka
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.10%) Stata
10 2 (0.10%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.10%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.051%) DOC1
11 1 (0.051%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 30 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.81%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.45%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
7 7 (0.35%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.25%) CA PPM
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.20%) FastStats
10 4 (0.20%) Kondor
11 3 (0.15%) HFM
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.15%) Primavera
11 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.91%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (0.51%) SaaS
6 5 (0.25%) PaaS
7 4 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.15%) IaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Veeva
9 2 (0.10%) AdWords
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.10%) Force.com
9 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.10%) Office 365
9 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.051%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.051%) Heroku
10 1 (0.051%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.63%) Internet
2 24 (1.21%) Firewall
3 22 (1.11%) SSL
4 18 (0.91%) ATM
5 17 (0.86%) DNS
6 11 (0.56%) FTP
6 11 (0.56%) NetScaler
6 11 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.45%) Network Security
8 7 (0.35%) Intranet
8 7 (0.35%) WAN
9 6 (0.30%) HTTP
10 4 (0.20%) VPN
11 3 (0.15%) 2G
11 3 (0.15%) 3G
11 3 (0.15%) Broadband
11 3 (0.15%) DMZ
11 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
2 262 (13.23%) SQL Server
3 148 (7.47%) Big Data
4 106 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 104 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 98 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 94 (4.75%) BusinessObjects
8 82 (4.14%) Hadoop
9 81 (4.09%) MS Access
10 69 (3.48%) Data Mining
11 67 (3.38%) Oracle Database
12 62 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 53 (2.68%) NoSQL
14 43 (2.17%) QlikView
15 40 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (1.87%) MongoDB
16 37 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (1.36%) MySQL
18 27 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 38 (1.92%) Selenium
2 37 (1.87%) JIRA
3 25 (1.26%) ERwin
4 24 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.56%) Toad
8 8 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.40%) Subversion
8 8 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.25%) Grunt
10 5 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.20%) LSMW
11 4 (0.20%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.15%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.15%) Maven
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 694 (35.05%) Finance
2 324 (16.36%) Banking
3 107 (5.40%) Investment Banking
4 87 (4.39%) Marketing
5 85 (4.29%) Retail
6 55 (2.78%) Publishing
7 47 (2.37%) Front Office
8 38 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.52%) Legal
10 29 (1.46%) Back Office
11 26 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.21%) Advertising
13 22 (1.11%) Billing
14 21 (1.06%) Financial Institution
15 20 (1.01%) Retail Banking
16 19 (0.96%) Local Government
17 16 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.71%) Electronics
18 14 (0.71%) Law
19 13 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1160 (58.59%) Analyst
2 463 (23.38%) Data Analyst
3 455 (22.98%) Business Analyst
4 244 (12.32%) Developer
5 143 (7.22%) Architect
6 138 (6.97%) Data Business Analyst
7 112 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
8 88 (4.44%) SQL Data Analyst
9 87 (4.39%) Data Architect
10 80 (4.04%) Project Manager
11 76 (3.84%) Consultant
12 73 (3.69%) Business Data Analyst
12 73 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
13 67 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
14 60 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
15 59 (2.98%) Service Analyst
16 55 (2.78%) Banking Analyst
17 54 (2.73%) SQL Developer
18 49 (2.47%) Excel Analyst
18 49 (2.47%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.18%) .NET
2 62 (3.13%) XML
3 56 (2.83%) AngularJS
4 46 (2.32%) Web Services
5 37 (1.87%) Natural Language Processing
6 36 (1.82%) J2EE
7 32 (1.62%) HTML
8 28 (1.41%) CSS
9 22 (1.11%) jQuery
10 17 (0.86%) REST
10 17 (0.86%) SOAP
11 16 (0.81%) FpML
12 13 (0.66%) Dojo
13 12 (0.61%) Gherkin
13 12 (0.61%) Middleware
13 12 (0.61%) WinForms
14 10 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (0.51%) Spring
14 10 (0.51%) XML Schema
15 9 (0.45%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 359 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 78 (3.94%) Visualisation
4 73 (3.69%) Data Structures
5 72 (3.64%) Data Integration
6 65 (3.28%) Data Extraction
7 64 (3.23%) Statistics
8 59 (2.98%) Algorithms
9 56 (2.83%) Credit Risk
10 53 (2.68%) Reference Data
11 51 (2.58%) Derivative
12 49 (2.47%) Computer Science
13 48 (2.42%) NHS
14 34 (1.72%) Mobile App
15 31 (1.57%) User Experience
16 30 (1.52%) Data Centre
17 26 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (1.31%) Mathematics
18 22 (1.11%) Equities
19 21 (1.06%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 99 (5.00%) Windows
2 63 (3.18%) Unix
3 53 (2.68%) Linux
4 23 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.25%) Android
7 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.15%) AIX
8 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.051%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (23.48%) Data Modelling
2 343 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (16.57%) Business Intelligence
4 296 (14.95%) Analytics
5 287 (14.49%) Business Analysis
6 248 (12.53%) Migration
7 227 (11.46%) ETL
8 225 (11.36%) Project Management
9 188 (9.49%) Data Management
10 181 (9.14%) Data Migration
11 169 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 131 (6.62%) Validation
13 121 (6.11%) Data Mapping
14 109 (5.51%) Scrum
15 106 (5.35%) CRM
16 104 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 104 (5.25%) Waterfall
17 100 (5.05%) Data Cleansing
18 98 (4.95%) Data Analytics
19 92 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 786 (39.70%) SQL
2 138 (6.97%) Java
3 94 (4.75%) T-SQL
4 91 (4.60%) Python
5 90 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 78 (3.94%) JavaScript
7 72 (3.64%) VBA
8 63 (3.18%) C#
9 46 (2.32%) R
10 39 (1.97%) C
11 29 (1.46%) C++
12 24 (1.21%) Perl
13 21 (1.06%) VB
14 16 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.66%) MATLAB
15 13 (0.66%) Ruby
16 9 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.40%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 191 (9.65%) Degree
2 102 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.37%) ISEB
5 19 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.81%) PhD
7 13 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.40%) PMP
11 8 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.35%) CCNA
13 6 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.30%) CISA
13 6 (0.30%) CISSP
14 5 (0.25%) CISM
14 5 (0.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (14.39%) Data Quality
2 93 (4.70%) QA
3 35 (1.77%) SLA
4 24 (1.21%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.35%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.35%) MiFID
6 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.30%) Basel II
7 6 (0.30%) EMIR
7 6 (0.30%) FATCA
8 5 (0.25%) Basel III
8 5 (0.25%) COREP
8 5 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.20%) COBIT
9 4 (0.20%) ISO20022
10 3 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.56%) UAG
3 7 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.20%) GridGain
4 4 (0.20%) HDFS
5 3 (0.15%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.10%) Docker
6 2 (0.10%) KVM
6 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.051%) Samba
7 1 (0.051%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.45%) Kibana
2 9 (0.45%) logstash
2 9 (0.45%) Puppet
3 7 (0.35%) Ganglia
3 7 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.15%) DBAmp
6 3 (0.15%) Jitterbit
7 2 (0.10%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.10%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.10%) SCCM
7 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.051%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.051%) OPNET
8 1 (0.051%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.051%) WSUS
Vendors
1 306 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 258 (13.03%) Oracle
3 121 (6.11%) SAP
4 54 (2.73%) Tableau
5 45 (2.27%) Informatica
6 42 (2.12%) IBM
6 42 (2.12%) Teradata
7 41 (2.07%) Cognos
8 26 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.16%) Google
10 18 (0.91%) Adobe
11 15 (0.76%) HP
11 15 (0.76%) Siebel
12 14 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
13 13 (0.66%) Pega
14 12 (0.61%) Cisco
14 12 (0.61%) DataSynapse
14 12 (0.61%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.56%) Splunk
15 11 (0.56%) Sybase
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competetive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Infomedia Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Venn Group
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Venn Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Baltimore
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Good rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago