The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 193 156 155
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 678 875 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.50% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.58% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 574 501
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 47
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.15 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -38 636 £375 - 97
London -25 309 £375 -9.36% 37
South East -16 126 £350 +7.69% 21
City of London -16 55 £441 +0.56% 8
West Midlands -19 46 £338 +12.50% 8
East of England +22 41 £312 -26.64% 4
East Midlands +9 37 £350 +118.75% 2
North West -3 37 £350 +2.94% 13
Berkshire +6 31 £300 -7.69% 7
Northamptonshire +27 28 £375 -21.05% 1
Scotland -10 26 £320 -10.17% 4
South West -14 23 £300 -14.28% 8
Hertfordshire +23 22 £275 -45.00% 3
Surrey +10 18 £425 +33.33% 3
Edinburgh -4 18 £375 -7.12% 3
Manchester -9 17 £300 -8.39% 8
Yorkshire -29 17 £350 +7.69% 3
West Sussex +11 16 £225 -25.92% 1
Hampshire -6 16 £350 +73.05% 4
Oxfordshire +3 15 £425 +3.28%
Birmingham -5 14 £363 -14.70% 1
Oxford 0 12 £425 +3.28%
Warwickshire 0 12 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire -29 11 £359 +10.38% 2
Coventry -13 10 £305 +1.66% 1
Warwick 0 9 £356 -
Bristol -11 9 £363 +1.75% 4
Northampton +6 8 £388 -18.42%
Feltham +5 8 £450 +22.44%
Bedfordshire -9 8 £431 +1.47%

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 620 (43.91%) SQL
2 465 (32.93%) Finance
3 439 (31.09%) Data Analysis
4 324 (22.95%) Migration
5 272 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
6 260 (18.41%) Data Modelling
7 247 (17.49%) Data Migration
7 247 (17.49%) Data Quality
8 223 (15.79%) Oracle
9 204 (14.45%) MS Excel
10 200 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
11 186 (13.17%) Data Management
12 182 (12.89%) Banking
13 168 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
14 166 (11.76%) Analytics
15 161 (11.40%) ETL
16 154 (10.91%) SQL Server
17 152 (10.76%) Microsoft
18 150 (10.62%) SAP
19 125 (8.85%) SAS
20 119 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
21 115 (8.14%) Degree
22 103 (7.29%) Data Cleansing
22 103 (7.29%) Data Mapping
23 100 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
24 99 (7.01%) Business Analysis
25 91 (6.44%) Tableau
26 86 (6.09%) Marketing
27 84 (5.95%) Retail
28 83 (5.88%) VBA

Data Analyst Skill Set
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
1 125 (8.85%) SAS
2 29 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.64%) Confluence
5 6 (0.42%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.28%) Apache
6 4 (0.28%) CMS
7 2 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.14%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.071%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.071%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.071%) Documentum
8 1 (0.071%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.071%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.071%) IIS
8 1 (0.071%) Moodle
8 1 (0.071%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.071%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 204 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 80 (5.67%) MS Office
3 58 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
5 28 (1.98%) SPSS
6 27 (1.91%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.64%) MS Project
8 3 (0.21%) Stata
9 1 (0.071%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.071%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 32 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.71%) SAP HR
7 9 (0.64%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.42%) FastStats
9 6 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
11 4 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
2 14 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.42%) Office 365
6 5 (0.35%) AdWords
7 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.28%) SaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.071%) Force.com
9 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.071%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.071%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.78%) Internet
2 3 (0.21%) Intranet
3 2 (0.14%) Firewall
3 2 (0.14%) Network Security
3 2 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.071%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.071%) LAN
4 1 (0.071%) Multicast
4 1 (0.071%) SAN
4 1 (0.071%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.071%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.071%) WAN
4 1 (0.071%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 154 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 74 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 73 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (4.67%) Data Mining
6 55 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (3.47%) QlikView
8 47 (3.33%) Big Data
9 45 (3.19%) Oracle Database
10 38 (2.69%) MySQL
11 36 (2.55%) MS Access
12 32 (2.27%) Hadoop
13 27 (1.91%) IBM InfoSphere
14 25 (1.77%) DB2
15 19 (1.35%) NoSQL
15 19 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.06%) JIRA
2 10 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (0.64%) ERwin
3 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (0.57%) LSMW
5 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.071%) Ant
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.071%) PVCS
7 1 (0.071%) Toad
General
1 465 (32.93%) Finance
2 182 (12.89%) Banking
3 86 (6.09%) Marketing
4 84 (5.95%) Retail
5 44 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.56%) Back Office
9 21 (1.49%) Legal
10 19 (1.35%) Electronics
10 19 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.27%) Front Office
12 14 (0.99%) Publishing
13 13 (0.92%) Law
14 12 (0.85%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.78%) Advertising
16 9 (0.64%) Billing
17 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.42%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.90%) XML
2 23 (1.63%) .NET
3 7 (0.50%) HTML
3 7 (0.50%) XML Schema
4 5 (0.35%) D3.js
5 4 (0.28%) FpML
6 3 (0.21%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.21%) CSS
6 3 (0.21%) Google Maps API
6 3 (0.21%) JSON
6 3 (0.21%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.14%) BAPI
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.14%) REST
7 2 (0.14%) SOAP
7 2 (0.14%) XSLT
8 1 (0.071%) Kafka
8 1 (0.071%) RESTful
8 1 (0.071%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 272 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.03%) Visualisation
3 61 (4.32%) Statistics
4 60 (4.25%) Data Extraction
5 48 (3.40%) Data Structures
6 46 (3.26%) Data Integration
7 44 (3.12%) Reference Data
8 41 (2.90%) Credit Risk
8 41 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 38 (2.69%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.91%) Fixed Income
11 24 (1.70%) NHS
12 21 (1.49%) Computer Science
13 20 (1.42%) FMCG
14 15 (1.06%) Equities
15 12 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.85%) Economics
15 12 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.64%) Data Centre
16 9 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (1.49%) Windows
2 15 (1.06%) Unix
3 7 (0.50%) Linux
4 3 (0.21%) AIX
5 2 (0.14%) Android
5 2 (0.14%) Solaris
5 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.071%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (31.09%) Data Analysis
2 324 (22.95%) Migration
3 260 (18.41%) Data Modelling
4 247 (17.49%) Data Migration
5 200 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
6 186 (13.17%) Data Management
7 166 (11.76%) Analytics
8 161 (11.40%) ETL
9 119 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 103 (7.29%) Data Cleansing
10 103 (7.29%) Data Mapping
11 100 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (7.01%) Business Analysis
13 80 (5.67%) Validation
14 79 (5.59%) Data Governance
15 73 (5.17%) Data Transformation
16 66 (4.67%) CRM
17 51 (3.61%) Data Architecture
18 49 (3.47%) Asset Management
18 49 (3.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 620 (43.91%) SQL
2 83 (5.88%) VBA
3 54 (3.82%) T-SQL
4 52 (3.68%) PL/SQL
5 50 (3.54%) R
6 46 (3.26%) Python
7 29 (2.05%) Java
8 22 (1.56%) C++
9 16 (1.13%) C#
9 16 (1.13%) JavaScript
10 14 (0.99%) VB
11 9 (0.64%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.42%) C
14 3 (0.21%) Lua
14 3 (0.21%) VBScript
15 2 (0.14%) Go
15 2 (0.14%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.14%) SAS Macro
15 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (8.14%) Degree
2 52 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.99%) CIMA
4 14 (0.99%) ISEB
5 5 (0.35%) ACCA
5 5 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.14%) AAT
8 2 (0.14%) HNC
8 2 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.071%) CCNA
9 1 (0.071%) CFA
9 1 (0.071%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.071%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.071%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (17.49%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.12%) QA
3 15 (1.06%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.71%) ISO20022
5 6 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.42%) SLA
6 4 (0.28%) Basel II
6 4 (0.28%) MiFID
7 3 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.21%) FINREP
8 2 (0.14%) COREP
9 1 (0.071%) BS7666
9 1 (0.071%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.071%) EMIR
9 1 (0.071%) FATCA
9 1 (0.071%) GxP
9 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.071%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) HDFS
3 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.071%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.071%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (0.71%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.071%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.071%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.071%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 223 (15.79%) Oracle
2 152 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 150 (10.62%) SAP
4 91 (6.44%) Tableau
5 68 (4.82%) Teradata
6 32 (2.27%) Cognos
7 26 (1.84%) IBM
8 24 (1.70%) Bloomberg
9 23 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.56%) Trillium
11 21 (1.49%) Google
12 17 (1.20%) Sybase
13 14 (0.99%) Informatica
14 13 (0.92%) Netezza
15 12 (0.85%) Alteryx
16 11 (0.78%) JD Edwards
17 10 (0.71%) Reuters
17 10 (0.71%) Talend
18 9 (0.64%) DataFlux
18 9 (0.64%) GoldenSource
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modis International
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £14 - £17.43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £22.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20.00 - £30.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £330 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £330 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago