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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
UK
Rank 194 181 146
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 597 682 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.34% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.41% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 442 494
Median daily rate £363 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 41
Median hourly rate £19.94 £19.49 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £11.60 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £30.80 £36.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- +16.92%

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -8 539 £375 +2.73% 97
London +21 303 £400 - 49
South East +8 87 £380 +15.15% 13
City of London -8 49 £400 -11.11% 16
Berkshire +22 44 £380 +46.15% 4
Scotland +31 36 £300 +0.41% 2
West Midlands -6 36 £275 -8.33% 7
East Midlands +16 28 £250 -9.09% 3
North West -5 27 £315 -11.26% 5
Northamptonshire +1 21 £250 -31.03% 1
South West +5 20 £300 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire -10 19 £350 +16.66% 4
Manchester -6 17 £315 -3.07% 3
East of England -12 17 £300 -29.41% 10
Edinburgh +23 16 £450 +5.88% 1
Warwickshire -2 14 £250 -30.06%
Reading +9 13 £350 +66.66%
Glasgow +8 12 £313 +52.43% 1
Essex +3 11 £241 -43.23%
Warwick +1 11 £225 -29.68%
West Yorkshire -12 11 £329 +2.73% 3
Bristol +3 10 £300 -29.41% 2
Birmingham +5 9 £380 +108.21% 3
Oxfordshire +3 9 £413 +94.11% 3
Bracknell 0 9 £450 +291.30%
South Yorkshire -1 8 £525 +90.90% 1
Northampton -5 8 £313 -13.79%
Buckinghamshire -17 8 £200 -40.29% 2
Northern Ireland - 7 £370 -
County Antrim - 7 £370 -

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 580 (46.66%) SQL
2 398 (32.02%) Data Analysis
3 352 (28.32%) Finance
4 243 (19.55%) Data Modelling
5 231 (18.58%) Data Quality
6 230 (18.50%) Migration
7 227 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
8 201 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
9 173 (13.92%) Analytics
10 172 (13.84%) Data Migration
11 165 (13.27%) Data Management
12 163 (13.11%) Oracle
12 163 (13.11%) MS Excel
13 159 (12.79%) ETL
14 155 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
15 152 (12.23%) Banking
16 136 (10.94%) Microsoft
17 128 (10.30%) SQL Server
18 120 (9.65%) Python
19 107 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
19 107 (8.61%) Degree
20 103 (8.29%) SAP
21 100 (8.05%) SAS
22 98 (7.88%) Data Cleansing
23 89 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
24 86 (6.92%) R
25 83 (6.68%) Visualisation
26 79 (6.36%) Statistics
27 78 (6.28%) Data Analytics
28 76 (6.11%) Data Mapping

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
1 100 (8.05%) SAS
2 33 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.97%) Confluence
5 8 (0.64%) Apache
6 4 (0.32%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.24%) CMS
7 3 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.24%) Smallworld
7 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.080%) Documentum
9 1 (0.080%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 163 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 70 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 61 (4.91%) MS Office
4 58 (4.67%) Spreadsheet
5 25 (2.01%) SPSS
6 11 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.56%) MS Project
7 7 (0.56%) Stata
8 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.080%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 26 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.88%) Maximo
3 11 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.80%) FastStats
5 9 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.56%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.48%) Eagle PACE
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.40%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.40%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.40%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.32%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 12 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.40%) SaaS
4 4 (0.32%) Office 365
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.080%) AdWords
7 1 (0.080%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.080%) Force.com
7 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.080%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.080%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.080%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 9 (0.72%) Internet
3 7 (0.56%) Firewall
4 6 (0.48%) Intranet
4 6 (0.48%) LAN
4 6 (0.48%) WAN
4 6 (0.48%) Wireless
5 4 (0.32%) DHCP
5 4 (0.32%) MPLS
5 4 (0.32%) VLAN
6 3 (0.24%) SAN
7 2 (0.16%) LDAP
8 1 (0.080%) NAS
8 1 (0.080%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.080%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
2 128 (10.30%) SQL Server
3 76 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (5.95%) Big Data
5 69 (5.55%) Relational Database
6 57 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 56 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (4.02%) Data Mining
9 43 (3.46%) DB2
10 37 (2.98%) BusinessObjects
11 32 (2.57%) NoSQL
12 28 (2.25%) Power BI
13 27 (2.17%) Apache Hive
13 27 (2.17%) QlikView
14 23 (1.85%) Oracle Database
14 23 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.53%) GIS
15 19 (1.53%) MS Access
16 18 (1.45%) DataStage
16 18 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (2.01%) ERwin
2 20 (1.61%) JIRA
3 17 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.24%) AccuRev
6 3 (0.24%) Selenium
6 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.16%) git-flow
7 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.16%) Toad
8 1 (0.080%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.080%) LSMW
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Forms
General
1 352 (28.32%) Finance
2 152 (12.23%) Banking
3 76 (6.11%) Retail
4 62 (4.99%) Marketing
5 54 (4.34%) Investment Banking
6 34 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.77%) Advertising
9 17 (1.37%) Legal
9 17 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.13%) Law
11 12 (0.97%) Back Office
12 11 (0.88%) General Ledger
12 11 (0.88%) Publishing
13 9 (0.72%) Electronics
14 8 (0.64%) Front Office
15 7 (0.56%) Billing
16 6 (0.48%) French Language
16 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.22%) XML
2 18 (1.45%) HTML
3 17 (1.37%) Web Services
4 14 (1.13%) .NET
4 14 (1.13%) XML Messaging
5 9 (0.72%) JSON
6 8 (0.64%) CSS
6 8 (0.64%) Kafka
6 8 (0.64%) WSDL
7 7 (0.56%) J2EE
7 7 (0.56%) Regular Expression
7 7 (0.56%) XML Schema
8 6 (0.48%) ELK Stack
8 6 (0.48%) JDBC
8 6 (0.48%) RESTful
8 6 (0.48%) Servlets
9 4 (0.32%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.32%) jQuery
9 4 (0.32%) MDX
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 227 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.68%) Visualisation
3 79 (6.36%) Statistics
4 56 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 46 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 37 (2.98%) Data Integration
7 36 (2.90%) Data Extraction
8 26 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 26 (2.09%) Reference Data
9 25 (2.01%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.85%) Economics
11 22 (1.77%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.61%) NHS
13 17 (1.37%) FMCG
14 16 (1.29%) Equities
15 14 (1.13%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.13%) Credit Risk
16 10 (0.80%) Data Conversion
17 8 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (2.82%) Linux
2 32 (2.57%) Windows
3 26 (2.09%) Unix
4 4 (0.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.16%) AIX
5 2 (0.16%) Android
5 2 (0.16%) Solaris
5 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (32.02%) Data Analysis
2 243 (19.55%) Data Modelling
3 230 (18.50%) Migration
4 201 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
5 173 (13.92%) Analytics
6 172 (13.84%) Data Migration
7 165 (13.27%) Data Management
8 159 (12.79%) ETL
9 107 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (7.88%) Data Cleansing
11 89 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 78 (6.28%) Data Analytics
13 76 (6.11%) Data Mapping
14 70 (5.63%) Business Analysis
15 69 (5.55%) CRM
16 63 (5.07%) ERP
17 59 (4.75%) Validation
18 55 (4.42%) Data Visualisation
19 54 (4.34%) Data Governance
20 48 (3.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 580 (46.66%) SQL
2 120 (9.65%) Python
3 86 (6.92%) R
4 71 (5.71%) VBA
5 34 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 33 (2.65%) Java
7 26 (2.09%) C++
7 26 (2.09%) PL/SQL
8 21 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.21%) C#
10 13 (1.05%) Perl
11 10 (0.80%) C
11 10 (0.80%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.56%) Scala
12 7 (0.56%) VB
13 5 (0.40%) PHP
13 5 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.24%) Go
14 3 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 107 (8.61%) Degree
2 40 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.72%) PhD
5 7 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.48%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.40%) ISEB
8 4 (0.32%) CIMA
8 4 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) CFA
10 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.16%) PMP
10 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.080%) ACCA
11 1 (0.080%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.080%) CBAP
11 1 (0.080%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (18.58%) Data Quality
2 24 (1.93%) QA
3 19 (1.53%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.56%) GDPR
5 7 (0.56%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.32%) SLA
8 3 (0.24%) Basel II
8 3 (0.24%) MiFID
9 2 (0.16%) WCAG
10 1 (0.080%) BS7666
10 1 (0.080%) FATCA
10 1 (0.080%) GAAP
10 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.48%) HDFS
4 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) vSphere
4 2 (0.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.080%) Firmware
5 1 (0.080%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (0.64%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 6 (0.48%) Rsyslog
3 3 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.16%) Ansible
4 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.080%) Ambari
5 1 (0.080%) Oozie
5 1 (0.080%) SCCM
5 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 163 (13.11%) Oracle
2 136 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 103 (8.29%) SAP
4 70 (5.63%) Tableau
5 47 (3.78%) Teradata
6 31 (2.49%) Sybase
7 30 (2.41%) Cognos
8 25 (2.01%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.69%) Netezza
10 20 (1.61%) Google
11 19 (1.53%) Informatica
12 17 (1.37%) Talend
13 16 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.13%) Reuters
15 11 (0.88%) GoldenSource
16 10 (0.80%) IBM
17 9 (0.72%) Adobe
17 9 (0.72%) JD Edwards
18 8 (0.64%) Ab Initio
18 8 (0.64%) Cisco
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