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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 193 174 161
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 654 763 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.38% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.45% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 492 525
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £11.44 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £32.75 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £15.61
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +24.95%

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -18 604 £380 +1.33% 100
London +10 337 £413 +3.12% 42
South East -3 85 £375 +7.14% 16
City of London -6 55 £450 +12.50% 9
West Midlands +8 49 £315 -18.70% 7
East Midlands +19 45 £300 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +9 37 £340 -9.33% 11
Scotland +4 31 £337 -3.85% 4
Northamptonshire +10 26 £250 -27.53% 1
North West -32 25 £333 -6.33% 12
Yorkshire -5 24 £400 +33.33% 6
Warwickshire +10 23 £328 -15.48%
Edinburgh +15 21 £444 +11.63% 4
East of England -4 20 £425 +9.67% 9
South West -9 20 £306 -12.50% 6
Warwick +7 18 £250 -35.48%
Manchester -14 15 £315 -10.00% 3
West Yorkshire -13 14 £320 +7.56% 3
Hampshire +22 12 £364 +3.92% 1
Northampton +3 12 £325 -8.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £438 +32.57% 1
Reading +8 11 £396 +108.42% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £325 -27.77%
Leeds +7 9 £320 - 3
Nottingham +4 8 £313 -30.55%
Birmingham -4 8 £365 +62.22% 3
Milton Keynes -5 8 £438 +31.57% 1
Oxfordshire -2 7 £450 +26.49% 1
Bristol -3 7 £300 -7.69% 3
Wiltshire -4 7 £425 +21.42%

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 608 (45.96%) SQL
2 431 (32.58%) Data Analysis
3 383 (28.95%) Finance
4 282 (21.32%) Migration
5 255 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
6 249 (18.82%) Data Modelling
7 236 (17.84%) Data Quality
8 213 (16.10%) Data Migration
9 204 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
10 198 (14.97%) Oracle
11 185 (13.98%) ETL
12 181 (13.68%) Analytics
13 172 (13.00%) MS Excel
14 169 (12.77%) Data Management
15 163 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
16 155 (11.72%) Banking
17 138 (10.43%) Microsoft
18 135 (10.20%) SQL Server
19 123 (9.30%) SAP
20 117 (8.84%) SAS
21 109 (8.24%) Data Cleansing
22 107 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
23 101 (7.63%) Degree
23 101 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
24 98 (7.41%) Python
25 81 (6.12%) Retail
25 81 (6.12%) Marketing
26 80 (6.05%) Data Mapping
27 79 (5.97%) VBA
28 75 (5.67%) Validation

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
1 117 (8.84%) SAS
2 32 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.98%) Confluence
5 8 (0.60%) Apache
6 4 (0.30%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.23%) CMS
7 3 (0.23%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.076%) Documentum
9 1 (0.076%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.076%) GeoServer
Applications
1 172 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 71 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 62 (4.69%) MS Office
4 52 (3.93%) Spreadsheet
5 30 (2.27%) SPSS
6 12 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.45%) Stata
8 5 (0.38%) MS Project
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.076%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 31 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.68%) FastStats
6 9 (0.68%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.60%) SAP HR
8 7 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.45%) Relativity
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.38%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.36%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.38%) SaaS
5 4 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.23%) Office 365
7 2 (0.15%) AdWords
7 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.076%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.076%) Force.com
8 1 (0.076%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.076%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.076%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.53%) Firewall
2 6 (0.45%) Intranet
2 6 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.38%) Internet
4 3 (0.23%) SAN
5 2 (0.15%) LAN
5 2 (0.15%) WAN
5 2 (0.15%) Wireless
6 1 (0.076%) NAS
6 1 (0.076%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.076%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.076%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
2 135 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 75 (5.67%) Big Data
4 73 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 69 (5.22%) Hadoop
6 67 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (3.93%) Data Mining
9 49 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
10 31 (2.34%) DB2
10 31 (2.34%) NoSQL
10 31 (2.34%) QlikView
11 25 (1.89%) Apache Hive
12 24 (1.81%) MS Access
13 23 (1.74%) Power BI
14 21 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.51%) MySQL
16 19 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (1.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (1.59%) JIRA
2 20 (1.51%) ERwin
3 10 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.23%) LSMW
6 3 (0.23%) Selenium
6 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.15%) git-flow
7 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.15%) Toad
8 1 (0.076%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.076%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.076%) PowerDesigner
General
1 383 (28.95%) Finance
2 155 (11.72%) Banking
3 81 (6.12%) Marketing
3 81 (6.12%) Retail
4 44 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.36%) Legal
8 17 (1.28%) Law
9 15 (1.13%) Advertising
10 14 (1.06%) General Ledger
11 13 (0.98%) Electronics
11 13 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.91%) Back Office
12 12 (0.91%) Publishing
13 10 (0.76%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.53%) Billing
16 5 (0.38%) Front Office
17 4 (0.30%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.95%) XML
2 25 (1.89%) .NET
3 18 (1.36%) HTML
4 15 (1.13%) Web Services
5 9 (0.68%) CSS
5 9 (0.68%) Kafka
5 9 (0.68%) Regular Expression
6 8 (0.60%) JSON
7 6 (0.45%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.45%) J2EE
7 6 (0.45%) JDBC
7 6 (0.45%) RESTful
7 6 (0.45%) Servlets
7 6 (0.45%) XML Messaging
8 5 (0.38%) WSDL
8 5 (0.38%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.30%) D3.js
9 4 (0.30%) jQuery
10 3 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 255 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.67%) Statistics
3 73 (5.52%) Visualisation
4 52 (3.93%) Data Extraction
4 52 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 46 (3.48%) Data Structures
6 42 (3.17%) Data Integration
7 31 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 25 (1.89%) NHS
9 22 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 22 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.66%) Reference Data
10 19 (1.44%) Credit Risk
11 17 (1.28%) Economics
11 17 (1.28%) FMCG
12 14 (1.06%) Equities
13 12 (0.91%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.68%) Data Conversion
15 8 (0.60%) Digital Media
16 7 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.04%) Unix
2 25 (1.89%) Windows
3 23 (1.74%) Linux
4 4 (0.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.15%) AIX
6 2 (0.15%) Android
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.076%) Solaris
7 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (32.58%) Data Analysis
2 282 (21.32%) Migration
3 249 (18.82%) Data Modelling
4 213 (16.10%) Data Migration
5 204 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
6 185 (13.98%) ETL
7 181 (13.68%) Analytics
8 169 (12.77%) Data Management
9 109 (8.24%) Data Cleansing
10 107 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
11 101 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 80 (6.05%) Data Mapping
13 75 (5.67%) Validation
14 71 (5.37%) Business Analysis
15 68 (5.14%) CRM
15 68 (5.14%) Data Analytics
16 65 (4.91%) Data Governance
16 65 (4.91%) Data Transformation
17 61 (4.61%) ERP
18 54 (4.08%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 608 (45.96%) SQL
2 98 (7.41%) Python
3 79 (5.97%) VBA
4 70 (5.29%) R
5 48 (3.63%) T-SQL
6 37 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 36 (2.72%) Java
8 22 (1.66%) C++
9 16 (1.21%) JavaScript
10 15 (1.13%) C#
10 15 (1.13%) Perl
11 9 (0.68%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.60%) C
12 8 (0.60%) VB
13 7 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.53%) Scala
14 3 (0.23%) PHP
15 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.15%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (7.63%) Degree
2 51 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.76%) CIMA
5 7 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.38%) ISEB
7 5 (0.38%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.30%) PhD
9 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) CFA
10 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.15%) PMP
10 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.076%) AAT
11 1 (0.076%) ACCA
11 1 (0.076%) CBAP
11 1 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (17.84%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.04%) QA
3 20 (1.51%) Solvency II
4 11 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.53%) SLA
6 4 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.23%) Basel II
8 2 (0.15%) BS7666
8 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.15%) MiFID
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.15%) WCAG
9 1 (0.076%) GAAP
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.076%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (0.53%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.45%) HDFS
3 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.076%) Firmware
4 1 (0.076%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.076%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (0.68%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 6 (0.45%) Rsyslog
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.076%) Ambari
6 1 (0.076%) Oozie
6 1 (0.076%) SCCM
Vendors
1 198 (14.97%) Oracle
2 138 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 123 (9.30%) SAP
4 69 (5.22%) Tableau
5 66 (4.99%) Teradata
6 38 (2.87%) Cognos
7 27 (2.04%) Bloomberg
7 27 (2.04%) Sybase
8 23 (1.74%) Google
9 17 (1.28%) Informatica
9 17 (1.28%) Netezza
10 16 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.98%) JD Edwards
11 13 (0.98%) Reuters
12 12 (0.91%) IBM
13 11 (0.83%) Trillium
14 10 (0.76%) Adobe
14 10 (0.76%) GoldenSource
14 10 (0.76%) Talend
15 7 (0.53%) Ab Initio
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