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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 187 137 166
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 726 889 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.64% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.73% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 600 455
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.56 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% +15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £33.96 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £19.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +32.75%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -30 668 £385 +1.31% 127
London -8 312 £425 - 55
South East -44 128 £350 -6.66% 24
City of London -7 52 £425 -5.55% 16
North West -30 49 £338 -0.73% 9
West Midlands -11 45 £288 -8.00% 7
Scotland -57 38 £336 -4.00% 4
East of England +4 35 £425 +15.64% 12
Yorkshire -24 35 £400 +23.07% 7
Berkshire -6 31 £350 +29.62% 6
Oxfordshire +17 30 £275 -34.91% 2
West Yorkshire -8 29 £400 +23.07% 6
South West -18 29 £389 +19.61% 7
East Midlands +5 24 £350 +118.75% 5
Surrey -16 23 £500 +11.11% 4
Oxford +6 21 £265 -37.27%
Manchester -18 20 £325 - 4
Hampshire -14 17 £325 +30.00% 5
Leeds -22 16 £400 +23.07% 5
Edinburgh -33 16 £375 +7.14% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 14 £375 +66.66% 3
Merseyside +4 12 £175 +16.66% 1
Bristol -6 12 £270 -15.62% 5
Northamptonshire +12 11 £350 -
Glasgow -32 11 £325 - 1
Reading -8 10 £350 +7.69% 2
Birmingham +4 9 £350 -12.50% 4
Cheshire -9 9 £494 +46.84% 2
Bracknell -10 9 £425 +88.88%
South Wales +11 8 £375 +97.36% 1

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 636 (45.36%) SQL
2 431 (30.74%) Data Analysis
3 422 (30.10%) Finance
4 308 (21.97%) Data Quality
5 287 (20.47%) Migration
6 269 (19.19%) Data Modelling
7 266 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
8 254 (18.12%) MS Excel
9 214 (15.26%) Data Migration
10 207 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
11 186 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
11 186 (13.27%) Data Management
12 185 (13.20%) Oracle
13 183 (13.05%) Microsoft
14 176 (12.55%) Banking
15 157 (11.20%) Analytics
16 155 (11.06%) SQL Server
17 129 (9.20%) ETL
18 124 (8.84%) Data Cleansing
19 118 (8.42%) SAP
20 114 (8.13%) SAS
21 111 (7.92%) Degree
22 107 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
23 106 (7.56%) Business Analysis
24 105 (7.49%) Data Mapping
25 101 (7.20%) Validation
26 94 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
27 93 (6.63%) MS Office
28 89 (6.35%) CRM
29 84 (5.99%) Marketing

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
1 114 (8.13%) SAS
2 35 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.57%) Confluence
4 5 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.29%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.29%) CMS
6 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.14%) FileNet
7 2 (0.14%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.071%) Apache
8 1 (0.071%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.071%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.071%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.071%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.071%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.071%) Moodle
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.071%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.071%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 254 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 93 (6.63%) MS Office
3 54 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 49 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 28 (2.00%) SPSS
7 13 (0.93%) MS Project
8 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.071%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.071%) Stata
8 1 (0.071%) Weka
Business Applications
1 25 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.43%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.36%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.29%) Cognos Planning
9 4 (0.29%) HFM
9 4 (0.29%) Maximo
9 4 (0.29%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (0.21%) FastStats
10 3 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 3 (0.21%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.36%) Office 365
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.21%) AdWords
6 3 (0.21%) SaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.14%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.14%) Taleo
8 1 (0.071%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.071%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.071%) Pure360
8 1 (0.071%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.71%) Internet
2 2 (0.14%) ATM
2 2 (0.14%) Firewall
2 2 (0.14%) Network Security
2 2 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.071%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.071%) DSL
3 1 (0.071%) LAN
3 1 (0.071%) Multicast
3 1 (0.071%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.071%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.071%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
2 155 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 77 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
3 77 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 72 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (5.06%) MS Access
6 63 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 50 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 48 (3.42%) Big Data
10 43 (3.07%) QlikView
11 35 (2.50%) MySQL
12 27 (1.93%) IBM InfoSphere
13 23 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (1.57%) Hadoop
15 20 (1.43%) DB2
16 19 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
16 19 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.36%) RDBMS
17 17 (1.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (1.28%) JIRA
2 16 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (1.00%) ERwin
4 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.36%) LSMW
5 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.21%) Toad
6 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.071%) Ant
8 1 (0.071%) PVCS
General
1 422 (30.10%) Finance
2 176 (12.55%) Banking
3 84 (5.99%) Marketing
4 70 (4.99%) Retail
5 38 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.71%) Front Office
7 24 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.57%) Legal
9 16 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.00%) Back Office
11 13 (0.93%) Electronics
11 13 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.86%) Billing
12 12 (0.86%) Publishing
13 11 (0.78%) Local Government
14 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.43%) Advertising
16 4 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.29%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.00%) XML
2 11 (0.78%) .NET
3 8 (0.57%) XML Schema
4 7 (0.50%) FpML
4 7 (0.50%) XSD
5 6 (0.43%) JSON
5 6 (0.43%) SOAP
6 5 (0.36%) REST
7 4 (0.29%) HTML
7 4 (0.29%) RESTful
8 3 (0.21%) Google Maps API
8 3 (0.21%) MDX
8 3 (0.21%) Web Services
9 2 (0.14%) BAPI
9 2 (0.14%) CSS
9 2 (0.14%) EDI
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.14%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.071%) D3.js
10 1 (0.071%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 266 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.78%) Visualisation
3 58 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.99%) Statistics
5 55 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 53 (3.78%) Reference Data
7 42 (3.00%) Data Extraction
8 41 (2.92%) Credit Risk
8 41 (2.92%) Data Integration
9 32 (2.28%) Mathematics
10 31 (2.21%) NHS
11 28 (2.00%) Fixed Income
12 26 (1.85%) FMCG
13 20 (1.43%) Computer Science
14 18 (1.28%) Equities
15 16 (1.14%) Learning Management System
16 15 (1.07%) Derivative
17 12 (0.86%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.64%) Data Centre
18 9 (0.64%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (1.78%) Windows
2 9 (0.64%) Unix
3 8 (0.57%) Linux
4 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.14%) AIX
5 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.14%) Solaris
5 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.071%) Android
6 1 (0.071%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (30.74%) Data Analysis
2 287 (20.47%) Migration
3 269 (19.19%) Data Modelling
4 214 (15.26%) Data Migration
5 207 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
6 186 (13.27%) Data Management
7 157 (11.20%) Analytics
8 129 (9.20%) ETL
9 124 (8.84%) Data Cleansing
10 107 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 106 (7.56%) Business Analysis
12 105 (7.49%) Data Mapping
13 101 (7.20%) Validation
14 94 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
15 89 (6.35%) CRM
16 77 (5.49%) Data Governance
17 59 (4.21%) Data Transformation
18 55 (3.92%) Asset Management
19 51 (3.64%) Data Analytics
19 51 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 636 (45.36%) SQL
2 82 (5.85%) VBA
3 50 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 40 (2.85%) PL/SQL
5 33 (2.35%) R
6 31 (2.21%) Python
7 16 (1.14%) Java
8 15 (1.07%) JavaScript
9 14 (1.00%) VB
10 12 (0.86%) C++
11 9 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.50%) C#
12 7 (0.50%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.21%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.14%) C
14 2 (0.14%) Lua
14 2 (0.14%) PHP
14 2 (0.14%) VBScript
15 1 (0.071%) ABAP
15 1 (0.071%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (7.92%) Degree
2 50 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.36%) ISEB
5 9 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.43%) ACCA
6 6 (0.43%) CIMA
6 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.36%) PhD
8 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.21%) CCNA
9 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.14%) CBAP
10 2 (0.14%) HNC
10 2 (0.14%) HND
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (21.97%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.14%) QA
3 10 (0.71%) ISO20022
4 8 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.50%) SLA
6 5 (0.36%) MiFID
7 4 (0.29%) Basel II
7 4 (0.29%) FATCA
7 4 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.21%) FINREP
9 2 (0.14%) COREP
9 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 1 (0.071%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.071%) GxP
10 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) HDFS
4 1 (0.071%) GridGain
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (0.86%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.071%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.071%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 185 (13.20%) Oracle
2 183 (13.05%) Microsoft
3 118 (8.42%) SAP
4 75 (5.35%) Tableau
5 38 (2.71%) Teradata
6 36 (2.57%) IBM
7 25 (1.78%) Trillium
8 24 (1.71%) Bloomberg
9 20 (1.43%) Cognos
10 16 (1.14%) Talend
11 15 (1.07%) Google
11 15 (1.07%) Informatica
12 14 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.86%) Reuters
14 11 (0.78%) Alteryx
14 11 (0.78%) Sybase
15 10 (0.71%) DataFlux
16 8 (0.57%) Adobe
16 8 (0.57%) Hyperion
16 8 (0.57%) Netezza
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Rate: £114.00 - £142.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greenwich
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Rate: £114.00 - £142.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £130.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £11.16 - £13.00 per hour + highly attractive benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £23400 - £31200 per annum
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Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
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Uxbridge, Middlesex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate 6 month initial contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £14.00 - £17.00 per hour + Please quote
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London
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Posted: 25 days ago
Oldham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
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Posted: 22 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
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IQ Public Sector
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Hemel Hempstead
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