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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analytics
Rank 506 522 559
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +37
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 93 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.097% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.13% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 11
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£410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +26 91 £401 -5.64% 48
London +15 50 £399 -11.38% 26
City of London +30 21 £401 -13.29% 8
South East +4 9 £550 +62.96% 6
Yorkshire - 9 £425 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £288 - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £288 -
West Midlands - 5 £550 - 1
North West 0 3 - - 5
Hampshire -6 3 £523 -5.00% 1
South West - 3 £195 - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £431 - 2
East of England - 3 £350 - 4
Cheshire +5 2 - - 1
Berkshire 0 2 £600 +84.61% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 -
Manchester -12 1 - - 4
Edinburgh - 1 £500 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £500 - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Devon - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Analytics
2 41 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (26.53%) SQL
4 38 (25.85%) Big Data
5 36 (24.49%) Finance
6 35 (23.81%) SAS
7 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
8 30 (20.41%) ETL
9 28 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 28 (19.05%) Hadoop
10 26 (17.69%) Degree
11 23 (15.65%) Data Analysis
11 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (13.61%) Ab Initio
13 19 (12.93%) Java
13 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
13 19 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.24%) Data Quality
15 17 (11.56%) Banking
15 17 (11.56%) Data Management
15 17 (11.56%) Marketing
15 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
16 16 (10.88%) Oracle
16 16 (10.88%) Project Management
16 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (10.88%) Data Integration
16 16 (10.88%) Tableau
17 15 (10.20%) .NET

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (23.81%) SAS
2 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.68%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.52%) SPSS
3 3 (2.04%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Stata
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.36%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) Big Data
2 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
3 28 (19.05%) Hadoop
4 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (8.84%) QlikView
8 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (6.80%) Data Mining
10 8 (5.44%) Spotfire
11 6 (4.08%) Clementine
11 6 (4.08%) DataStage
11 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
12 5 (3.40%) IBM InfoSphere
12 5 (3.40%) Apache Hive
12 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
12 5 (3.40%) MS Access
12 5 (3.40%) MySQL
13 4 (2.72%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) JIRA
3 2 (1.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.68%) Hudson
4 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (24.49%) Finance
2 17 (11.56%) Banking
2 17 (11.56%) Marketing
3 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.12%) Retail
5 7 (4.76%) Advertising
6 4 (2.72%) Legal
6 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.72%) German Language
7 3 (2.04%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.04%) Military
7 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.04%) Electronics
8 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Developer
2 37 (25.17%) Analyst
3 27 (18.37%) Architect
4 24 (16.33%) Data Analyst
5 20 (13.61%) Consultant
6 16 (10.88%) Data Architect
7 14 (9.52%) Data Consultant
8 13 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.84%) Business Analyst
8 13 (8.84%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 9 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Big Data Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (4.08%) OSS Architect
12 6 (4.08%) Data Analytics Architect
12 6 (4.08%) Hadoop Developer
12 6 (4.08%) Visual Analytics Developer
13 5 (3.40%) Senior Data Modeller
13 5 (3.40%) Data Modeller
14 4 (2.72%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.20%) .NET
2 9 (6.12%) XML
3 6 (4.08%) MDX
4 5 (3.40%) HTML
5 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.36%) CSS
6 2 (1.36%) Web Services
6 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.36%) HTML5
6 2 (1.36%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.68%) MEAP
7 1 (0.68%) WPF
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.68%) XSLT
7 1 (0.68%) ODBC
7 1 (0.68%) JMS
7 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Data Integration
2 15 (10.20%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.12%) Statistics
4 8 (5.44%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.08%) Open Source
6 6 (4.08%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.72%) Semantic Web
7 4 (2.72%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.72%) W3C
7 4 (2.72%) Life Science
7 4 (2.72%) Ontologies
8 3 (2.04%) DTV
8 3 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.36%) Equities
9 2 (1.36%) Economics
9 2 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.40%) Windows
1 5 (3.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.04%) UNIX
3 2 (1.36%) Android
3 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) CentOS
4 1 (0.68%) Fedora
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) Analytics
2 41 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (20.41%) ETL
4 28 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 23 (15.65%) Data Analysis
6 17 (11.56%) Data Management
7 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.88%) Project Management
8 15 (10.20%) Data Architecture
9 14 (9.52%) Big Data Analytics
10 12 (8.16%) Data Governance
11 11 (7.48%) Master Data Management
12 10 (6.80%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (6.12%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.12%) Scrum
14 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (5.44%) Statistical Modelling
15 7 (4.76%) Test Strategy
16 6 (4.08%) Customer Insight
16 6 (4.08%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.53%) SQL
2 19 (12.93%) Java
3 9 (6.12%) VBA
4 8 (5.44%) R
4 8 (5.44%) C#
5 7 (4.76%) Python
6 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.40%) C++
8 4 (2.72%) C
8 4 (2.72%) SPARQL
9 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.04%) Perl
10 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.36%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (17.69%) Degree
2 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.84%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) PhD
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.36%) CRD IV
2 2 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Cronacle
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Foglight
1 1 (0.68%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (13.61%) Ab Initio
2 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.88%) Oracle
3 16 (10.88%) Tableau
4 14 (9.52%) Informatica
5 9 (6.12%) Cognos
5 9 (6.12%) Trillium
6 8 (5.44%) IBM
7 7 (4.76%) Google
7 7 (4.76%) Teradata
8 6 (4.08%) Business Objects
9 5 (3.40%) SAP
9 5 (3.40%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (3.40%) Palantir
9 5 (3.40%) Facebook
9 5 (3.40%) Twitter
10 4 (2.72%) DataFlux
10 4 (2.72%) Datanomic
11 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
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