The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 378 386 501
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +115
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 295 291 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.63% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 204 85
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £29.62 -
% change year-on-year
+53.63% -

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Data Analytics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +32 288 £425 -12.82% 136
London +35 191 £475 -5.00% 80
East of England +41 42 £300 -34.42% 9
Essex +30 30 £337 -22.58% 1
City of London +10 24 £500 -4.76% 16
West Midlands -15 17 £388 +3.33% 3
South East -30 13 £400 -17.94% 19
South West +21 11 £375 -21.05% 10
Wiltshire - 9 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 8 £275 - 2
Swindon - 8 - - 1
North West 0 6 £538 +79.16% 13
Edinburgh +10 5 £488 +68.10%
Hampshire +6 5 £308 -27.64% 1
Scotland -12 5 £488 +47.72% 3
Warwickshire - 5 £375 -
East Midlands -4 4 £425 -3.40% 1
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Croydon - 4 £325 -
Surrey +2 3 £425 +9.67% 8
Berkshire +1 3 £388 -0.64% 7
Nottinghamshire -12 3 £425 +28.78%
Nottingham - 3 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £275 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £425 -
Hammersmith - 3 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £423 -
Canary Wharf -3 2 - -
Manchester -4 2 £300 +20.00% 12

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 572 (100.00%) Analytics
2 210 (36.71%) SQL
3 189 (33.04%) Big Data
4 163 (28.50%) Finance
5 146 (25.52%) Hadoop
6 139 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
7 137 (23.95%) Business Intelligence
8 106 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
9 102 (17.83%) Big Data Analytics
10 97 (16.96%) Python
11 90 (15.73%) Data Analysis
12 87 (15.21%) Data Warehouse
12 87 (15.21%) Apache Spark
13 79 (13.81%) Java
14 69 (12.06%) ETL
14 69 (12.06%) Banking
15 65 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
16 64 (11.19%) Degree
16 64 (11.19%) R
17 61 (10.66%) Data Modelling
17 61 (10.66%) Oracle
18 59 (10.31%) Visualisation
19 56 (9.79%) Project Management
20 53 (9.27%) Retail
21 51 (8.92%) Marketing
22 49 (8.57%) SAS
22 49 (8.57%) Microsoft
23 48 (8.39%) SQL Server
24 47 (8.22%) Scala
24 47 (8.22%) Machine Learning

Data Analytics
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 87 (15.21%) Apache Spark
2 49 (8.57%) SAS
3 18 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.97%) Apache
5 15 (2.62%) Apache Pig
6 9 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.05%) Confluence
7 6 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (0.52%) CMS
10 3 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 33 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.57%) SPSS
4 8 (1.40%) MS Office
4 8 (1.40%) MS Project
5 5 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.35%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.87%) Unica
3 4 (0.70%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.52%) Relativity
5 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Radian6
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.92%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.87%) SaaS
7 3 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Office 365
8 2 (0.35%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.75%) DSL
1 10 (1.75%) Internet
1 10 (1.75%) LDAP
2 9 (1.57%) HTTP
2 9 (1.57%) SMS
3 8 (1.40%) DNS
4 7 (1.22%) FCAPS
4 7 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.05%) Firewall
6 5 (0.87%) VoIP
7 3 (0.52%) Network Security
8 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.35%) InfiniBand
9 1 (0.17%) AMQP
9 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.17%) MQTT
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (33.04%) Big Data
2 146 (25.52%) Hadoop
3 87 (15.21%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (8.39%) SQL Server
5 40 (6.99%) Apache Hive
6 35 (6.12%) Data Mining
7 30 (5.24%) DB2
8 29 (5.07%) NoSQL
9 26 (4.55%) HBase
10 24 (4.20%) QlikView
11 22 (3.85%) Relational Database
12 21 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (2.27%) MySQL
15 12 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.75%) Neo4j
17 10 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.40%) JIRA
3 5 (0.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.87%) Gradle
3 5 (0.87%) Maven
3 5 (0.87%) Selenium
4 4 (0.70%) JUnit
4 4 (0.70%) Subversion
4 4 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.52%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.35%) Flyway
6 2 (0.35%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) GitLab
7 1 (0.17%) gulp
General
1 163 (28.50%) Finance
2 69 (12.06%) Banking
3 53 (9.27%) Retail
4 51 (8.92%) Marketing
5 19 (3.32%) Legal
6 16 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.57%) Automotive
9 9 (1.57%) Front Office
10 7 (1.22%) Law
11 6 (1.05%) Games
11 6 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.87%) Billing
13 4 (0.70%) Advertising
13 4 (0.70%) Local Government
14 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (23.43%) Analyst
2 128 (22.38%) Developer
3 73 (12.76%) Architect
4 47 (8.22%) Data Analyst
5 45 (7.87%) Business Analyst
6 38 (6.64%) Consultant
7 37 (6.47%) Project Manager
8 33 (5.77%) Big Data Developer
8 33 (5.77%) Data Scientist
9 32 (5.59%) Data Architect
10 30 (5.24%) Data Consultant
11 29 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (4.37%) Analytics Manager
13 24 (4.20%) Hadoop Developer
14 20 (3.50%) Data Analytics Manager
14 20 (3.50%) Data Manager
15 18 (3.15%) Data Business Analyst
15 18 (3.15%) Data Engineer
16 16 (2.80%) Analytics Consultant
16 16 (2.80%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.29%) HTML
2 30 (5.24%) .NET
2 30 (5.24%) AngularJS
3 29 (5.07%) CSS
4 25 (4.37%) HTML5
5 21 (3.67%) Kafka
6 13 (2.27%) Akka
6 13 (2.27%) D3.js
6 13 (2.27%) jQuery
7 12 (2.10%) J2EE
8 11 (1.92%) GraphX
8 11 (1.92%) Middleware
8 11 (1.92%) SOAP
9 10 (1.75%) CSS3
9 10 (1.75%) Node.js
9 10 (1.75%) React
9 10 (1.75%) REST
9 10 (1.75%) XML
10 9 (1.57%) Apache Avro
11 8 (1.40%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.31%) Visualisation
3 30 (5.24%) Mainframe
4 28 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.90%) Mathematics
5 27 (4.72%) User Experience
6 25 (4.37%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.80%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.27%) Statistics
9 12 (2.10%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.75%) Data Extraction
12 9 (1.57%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.57%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.57%) Social Media
13 6 (1.05%) Fintech
13 6 (1.05%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.05%) NHS
14 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.04%) Linux
2 28 (4.90%) Windows
3 20 (3.50%) Unix
4 19 (3.32%) Windows Vista
5 8 (1.40%) Mesosphere
6 6 (1.05%) AIX
6 6 (1.05%) CentOS
6 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.35%) Android
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) HPUX
8 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (100.00%) Analytics
2 139 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (23.95%) Business Intelligence
4 102 (17.83%) Big Data Analytics
5 90 (15.73%) Data Analysis
6 69 (12.06%) ETL
7 65 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (10.66%) Data Modelling
9 56 (9.79%) Project Management
10 47 (8.22%) Machine Learning
11 45 (7.87%) Business Analysis
12 44 (7.69%) CRM
13 39 (6.82%) Open Source
14 32 (5.59%) Enterprise Architecture
14 32 (5.59%) Use Case
15 30 (5.24%) Customer Analytics
16 29 (5.07%) Scrum
17 28 (4.90%) Data Management
18 26 (4.55%) Campaign Management
18 26 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 210 (36.71%) SQL
2 97 (16.96%) Python
3 79 (13.81%) Java
4 64 (11.19%) R
5 47 (8.22%) Scala
6 38 (6.64%) JavaScript
7 33 (5.77%) C#
7 33 (5.77%) C++
8 30 (5.24%) MATLAB
9 20 (3.50%) VBA
10 12 (2.10%) C
11 11 (1.92%) Perl
12 10 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.40%) Ruby
13 8 (1.40%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.87%) PHP
15 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.70%) Go
17 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (11.19%) Degree
2 30 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.80%) PhD
3 16 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.70%) ISEB
7 4 (0.70%) MBA
8 3 (0.52%) PMP
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) CBAP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) IIBA
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.50%) QA
3 6 (1.05%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.32%) Docker
2 13 (2.27%) HDFS
3 8 (1.40%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.10%) Ansible
2 8 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.22%) Puppet
4 5 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (0.87%) Oozie
5 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.52%) Control-M
6 3 (0.52%) Nagios
6 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.35%) Ambari
7 2 (0.35%) Graphite
7 2 (0.35%) Marathon
7 2 (0.35%) Mesos
7 2 (0.35%) SCOM
7 2 (0.35%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (0.35%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (10.66%) Oracle
2 49 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.64%) Tableau
4 34 (5.94%) Teradata
5 29 (5.07%) Adobe
6 15 (2.62%) IBM
7 12 (2.10%) Google
7 12 (2.10%) SAP
8 11 (1.92%) Cognos
8 11 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.57%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.57%) Splunk
10 8 (1.40%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.40%) FireEye
11 7 (1.22%) Informatica
11 7 (1.22%) Nokia
12 6 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.87%) HP
13 5 (0.87%) Intel Security
13 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
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