The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analytics
Rank 531 530 540
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 64 52 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 9
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£418 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £819 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analytics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 58 £438 +2.94% 41
London +12 37 £425 -24.44% 24
City of London +2 9 £408 -29.13% 3
West Midlands -10 7 £300 -36.84% 4
Coventry -1 6 £300 -36.84% 2
Scotland 0 4 £325 -13.33% 4
East of England -16 4 £475 +18.75%
South East -18 4 £450 +125.00% 1
North West -6 3 £478 - 5
Edinburgh -8 2 £260 -30.66% 2
Cambridge - 2 £475 -
Watford - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 -
Liverpool - 2 £455 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £455 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 4
Yorkshire - 2 - - 4
Hampshire - 2 £398 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £475 -
South West - 2 £453 - 1
Somerset - 1 £455 -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Leeds - 1 - - 4
Slough - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 - 3
Marlow - - - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analytics.

1 133 (100.00%) Analytics
2 52 (39.10%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (36.84%) SQL
4 47 (35.34%) Finance
5 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (25.56%) ETL
6 34 (25.56%) Big Data
7 29 (21.80%) SAS
7 29 (21.80%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (21.80%) Data Modelling
7 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
8 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.54%) Marketing
9 22 (16.54%) Project Management
10 21 (15.79%) Banking
10 21 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 19 (14.29%) Tableau
12 18 (13.53%) Hadoop
12 18 (13.53%) Data Architecture
13 17 (12.78%) Data Analysis
14 16 (12.03%) Degree
14 16 (12.03%) Ab Initio
14 16 (12.03%) Visualisation
14 16 (12.03%) Data Quality
15 15 (11.28%) Data Management
15 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
16 14 (10.53%) Oracle
16 14 (10.53%) Data Integration

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (21.80%) SAS
2 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.26%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.50%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.26%) SPSS
3 4 (3.01%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.50%) MS Project
4 2 (1.50%) MS Office
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.01%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.50%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Firewall
2 3 (2.26%) VPN
2 3 (2.26%) LAN
2 3 (2.26%) WAN
2 3 (2.26%) MPLS
3 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.75%) SNMP
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) Big Data
2 29 (21.80%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
3 18 (13.53%) Hadoop
4 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (9.77%) QlikView
6 9 (6.77%) Data Mining
7 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (5.26%) Spotfire
9 6 (4.51%) DataStage
10 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.76%) Base SAS
10 5 (3.76%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.76%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (3.01%) Essbase
11 4 (3.01%) MySQL
11 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) Hudson
1 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
1 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 47 (35.34%) Finance
2 22 (16.54%) Marketing
3 21 (15.79%) Banking
4 9 (6.77%) Retail
4 9 (6.77%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.26%) Advertising
6 6 (4.51%) Spanish Language
7 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.01%) Legal
8 4 (3.01%) Games
9 3 (2.26%) German Language
9 3 (2.26%) Billing
9 3 (2.26%) Electronics
10 2 (1.50%) Back Office
10 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.75%) French Language
11 1 (0.75%) Publishing
11 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (32.33%) Analyst
2 31 (23.31%) Developer
3 25 (18.80%) Data Analyst
4 15 (11.28%) Architect
4 15 (11.28%) Business Analyst
5 14 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.52%) Data Architect
7 9 (6.77%) Consultant
8 8 (6.02%) SAS Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Data Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Visual Analytics Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Data Manager
11 4 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Big Data Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Data Analytics Manager
12 3 (2.26%) Agile Project Manager
12 3 (2.26%) OSS Architect
12 3 (2.26%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) .NET
2 6 (4.51%) XML
3 5 (3.76%) MDX
4 3 (2.26%) Web Services
4 3 (2.26%) HTML
5 2 (1.50%) Spring
5 2 (1.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) HTML5
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.75%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.75%) Akka
6 1 (0.75%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.75%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.75%) REST
6 1 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.75%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.03%) Visualisation
3 14 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 10 (7.52%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.76%) Open Source
6 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.01%) Equities
7 4 (3.01%) Statistics
7 4 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.01%) FMCG
8 3 (2.26%) Data Extraction
8 3 (2.26%) DTV
8 3 (2.26%) Derivative
8 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.50%) Clustering
9 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Windows
2 5 (3.76%) UNIX
2 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Solaris
3 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (100.00%) Analytics
2 52 (39.10%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.56%) ETL
5 29 (21.80%) Data Modelling
6 22 (16.54%) Project Management
7 21 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (13.53%) Data Architecture
9 17 (12.78%) Data Analysis
10 15 (11.28%) Data Management
11 12 (9.02%) Big Data Analytics
11 12 (9.02%) Master Data Management
12 11 (8.27%) Data Governance
13 10 (7.52%) Waterfall
13 10 (7.52%) Kimball Methodology
14 8 (6.02%) Business Analysis
15 7 (5.26%) Customer Insight
15 7 (5.26%) Test Strategy
15 7 (5.26%) Scrum
16 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.84%) SQL
2 13 (9.77%) Java
3 8 (6.02%) Python
4 7 (5.26%) C
5 6 (4.51%) VBA
6 5 (3.76%) R
6 5 (3.76%) C++
6 5 (3.76%) Perl
7 4 (3.01%) VBScript
8 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.26%) C#
9 2 (1.50%) Ruby
9 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.50%) Scala
9 2 (1.50%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) PhD
2 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.75%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.75%) CCNA
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.26%) CRD IV
2 3 (2.26%) Basel II
3 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.26%) XenServer
2 3 (2.26%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.75%) vCloud
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.75%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.75%) Mesos
1 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 19 (14.29%) Tableau
2 16 (12.03%) Ab Initio
3 14 (10.53%) Oracle
4 12 (9.02%) Informatica
5 11 (8.27%) Cognos
6 9 (6.77%) IBM
6 9 (6.77%) SAP
7 8 (6.02%) Teradata
8 7 (5.26%) Trillium
8 7 (5.26%) Hyperion
8 7 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (5.26%) Google
9 6 (4.51%) Palantir
10 5 (3.76%) Facebook
10 5 (3.76%) Twitter
10 5 (3.76%) Datanomic
10 5 (3.76%) HP
10 5 (3.76%) DataFlux
10 5 (3.76%) VMware
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