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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 199 164 164
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 681 843 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.45% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.53% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 549 495
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 41
Median hourly rate £17.08 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £40.16 £112.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.34
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +16.27%

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -28 640 £375 - 78
London -21 327 £390 -8.23% 36
South East -5 120 £363 +20.83% 14
City of London -15 59 £445 +1.13% 5
West Midlands -4 51 £325 +8.33% 2
Berkshire +28 42 £318 -2.30% 6
East Midlands +13 38 £375 +25.00% 1
East of England +18 37 £312 -21.57% 7
North West -1 31 £375 +7.91% 13
Northamptonshire +18 29 £375 -15.49%
Scotland -10 24 £325 -7.14%
Hertfordshire +12 21 £275 -45.00% 3
Yorkshire -21 19 £350 +6.06% 1
Edinburgh +1 17 £381 -6.44%
South West -9 17 £325 -7.14% 4
Surrey +15 16 £425 +11.47% 3
Warwickshire +11 16 £375 +114.28%
Manchester -4 16 £300 -14.28% 7
Oxfordshire 0 13 £425 +17.24% 1
West Yorkshire -26 13 £350 +6.70%
Birmingham +2 12 £345 +10.40% 1
Hampshire -1 12 £400 +116.21% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £438 +56.25%
Warwick +2 10 £338 +92.85%
Leeds -10 10 £381 +22.00%
Coventry -10 10 £301 -3.60%
Northampton +1 9 £381 -19.73%
West Sussex +4 8 £250 -20.94%
Oxford -10 8 £425 +8.62% 1
Canary Wharf +5 7 £338 -

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (45.59%) SQL
2 452 (33.24%) Data Analysis
3 443 (32.57%) Finance
4 304 (22.35%) Migration
5 282 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
6 251 (18.46%) Data Modelling
7 232 (17.06%) Data Quality
8 231 (16.99%) Data Migration
9 208 (15.29%) Oracle
10 207 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
11 183 (13.46%) Data Management
12 180 (13.24%) MS Excel
13 176 (12.94%) Banking
14 171 (12.57%) Analytics
15 170 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
16 162 (11.91%) ETL
17 143 (10.51%) SAP
18 141 (10.37%) SQL Server
19 139 (10.22%) Microsoft
20 120 (8.82%) SAS
21 112 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
22 111 (8.16%) Degree
23 102 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
23 102 (7.50%) Data Mapping
24 92 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
25 89 (6.54%) Business Analysis
26 85 (6.25%) Marketing
26 85 (6.25%) Data Governance
27 84 (6.18%) Retail
28 78 (5.74%) Relational Database

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
1 120 (8.82%) SAS
2 26 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.59%) Confluence
5 5 (0.37%) Apache
5 5 (0.37%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.22%) CMS
6 3 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.074%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.074%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.074%) Documentum
8 1 (0.074%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.074%) IIS
8 1 (0.074%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.074%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 180 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.93%) MS Office
3 58 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (3.38%) Spreadsheet
5 32 (2.35%) SPSS
6 22 (1.62%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.74%) MS Project
8 3 (0.22%) Stata
9 1 (0.074%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.074%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 28 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
6 11 (0.81%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.74%) SAP HR
8 9 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.51%) FastStats
9 7 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.37%) ResourceLink
11 5 (0.37%) SAP MDM
12 4 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
2 17 (1.25%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.37%) SaaS
5 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.29%) Office 365
6 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.22%) AdWords
7 2 (0.15%) Force.com
7 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.15%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.074%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.074%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.66%) Internet
2 7 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.44%) Firewall
4 4 (0.29%) Intranet
5 2 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.074%) Multicast
6 1 (0.074%) NAS
6 1 (0.074%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.074%) SAN
6 1 (0.074%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.074%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 141 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 78 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 69 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (4.78%) Data Mining
6 59 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (4.19%) Big Data
8 55 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
9 43 (3.16%) Hadoop
10 38 (2.79%) QlikView
11 31 (2.28%) MS Access
12 30 (2.21%) NoSQL
12 30 (2.21%) Oracle Database
13 29 (2.13%) MySQL
14 25 (1.84%) IBM InfoSphere
15 24 (1.76%) DB2
16 20 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (1.18%) GIS
17 16 (1.18%) RDBMS
18 15 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.32%) JIRA
2 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (0.66%) ERwin
3 9 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (0.59%) LSMW
5 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.074%) PVCS
7 1 (0.074%) Toad
General
1 443 (32.57%) Finance
2 176 (12.94%) Banking
3 85 (6.25%) Marketing
4 84 (6.18%) Retail
5 48 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.40%) Back Office
9 18 (1.32%) Electronics
9 18 (1.32%) Law
9 18 (1.32%) Legal
10 17 (1.25%) Advertising
11 16 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.88%) Publishing
14 11 (0.81%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.66%) Front Office
16 8 (0.59%) Billing
17 7 (0.51%) Local Government
17 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.94%) XML
2 20 (1.47%) .NET
3 10 (0.74%) HTML
4 9 (0.66%) Regular Expression
5 8 (0.59%) JSON
5 8 (0.59%) Web Services
6 6 (0.44%) ELK Stack
6 6 (0.44%) J2EE
6 6 (0.44%) JDBC
6 6 (0.44%) RESTful
6 6 (0.44%) Servlets
6 6 (0.44%) XML Schema
7 4 (0.29%) D3.js
7 4 (0.29%) FpML
8 3 (0.22%) CSS
8 3 (0.22%) Kafka
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.15%) Mason
9 2 (0.15%) REST
9 2 (0.15%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 282 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.59%) Visualisation
3 66 (4.85%) Statistics
4 57 (4.19%) Data Structures
5 54 (3.97%) Data Extraction
6 46 (3.38%) Data Integration
7 35 (2.57%) Reference Data
8 34 (2.50%) Credit Risk
8 34 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 31 (2.28%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.62%) Computer Science
11 21 (1.54%) NHS
12 20 (1.47%) Fixed Income
13 19 (1.40%) FMCG
14 15 (1.10%) Economics
14 15 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (1.03%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.96%) Equities
17 8 (0.59%) Market Risk
18 7 (0.51%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.62%) Unix
2 18 (1.32%) Windows
3 13 (0.96%) Linux
4 3 (0.22%) AIX
5 2 (0.15%) Android
5 2 (0.15%) Solaris
5 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.074%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (33.24%) Data Analysis
2 304 (22.35%) Migration
3 251 (18.46%) Data Modelling
4 231 (16.99%) Data Migration
5 207 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 183 (13.46%) Data Management
7 171 (12.57%) Analytics
8 162 (11.91%) ETL
9 112 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 102 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
10 102 (7.50%) Data Mapping
11 92 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (6.54%) Business Analysis
13 85 (6.25%) Data Governance
14 73 (5.37%) Validation
15 68 (5.00%) Data Transformation
16 67 (4.93%) CRM
17 51 (3.75%) Data Architecture
18 49 (3.60%) Asset Management
18 49 (3.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 620 (45.59%) SQL
2 72 (5.29%) VBA
3 66 (4.85%) Python
4 57 (4.19%) R
4 57 (4.19%) T-SQL
5 55 (4.04%) PL/SQL
6 33 (2.43%) Java
7 26 (1.91%) C++
8 14 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 13 (0.96%) VB
10 12 (0.88%) C#
11 9 (0.66%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.59%) Perl
13 7 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.44%) C
14 6 (0.44%) Scala
15 3 (0.22%) ABAP
15 3 (0.22%) Lua
15 3 (0.22%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (8.16%) Degree
2 53 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.96%) CIMA
5 12 (0.88%) ISEB
6 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.29%) ACCA
7 4 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.15%) AAT
9 2 (0.15%) HNC
9 2 (0.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.074%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.074%) CFA
10 1 (0.074%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.074%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (17.06%) Data Quality
2 27 (1.99%) QA
3 14 (1.03%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.51%) ISO20022
4 7 (0.51%) SLA
5 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.22%) Basel II
6 3 (0.22%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) COREP
7 2 (0.15%) FINREP
8 1 (0.074%) BS7666
8 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.074%) EMIR
8 1 (0.074%) FATCA
8 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.074%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) HDFS
4 1 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.074%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.074%) Samba
4 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.66%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (0.44%) Rsyslog
3 4 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 3 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.074%) Ambari
6 1 (0.074%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.074%) Oozie
6 1 (0.074%) SCCM
6 1 (0.074%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 208 (15.29%) Oracle
2 143 (10.51%) SAP
3 139 (10.22%) Microsoft
4 76 (5.59%) Tableau
5 70 (5.15%) Teradata
6 35 (2.57%) Cognos
7 24 (1.76%) IBM
8 22 (1.62%) Bloomberg
8 22 (1.62%) Google
8 22 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.54%) Sybase
9 21 (1.54%) Trillium
10 17 (1.25%) Netezza
11 16 (1.18%) Informatica
12 11 (0.81%) JD Edwards
12 11 (0.81%) Reuters
13 10 (0.74%) GoldenSource
14 9 (0.66%) Adobe
14 9 (0.66%) Talend
15 8 (0.59%) Alteryx
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