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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 365 427 481
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +54
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 307 234 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 153 98
Median daily rate £425 £485 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £475 £394
% change year-on-year
-23.15% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +73 297 £425 -15.00% 110
London +56 197 £500 - 58
East of England +30 36 £283 -38.25% 7
City of London +36 30 £500 +8.10% 11
Essex +29 26 £312 -26.64% 1
South West +25 18 £425 -5.02% 7
West Midlands -19 14 £400 +9.58% 5
South East -23 11 £365 -18.88% 14
Wiltshire - 10 £363 -
Swindon - 9 £350 -
Hertfordshire +19 8 £275 - 1
Edinburgh +4 7 £475 +63.79% 1
Scotland +1 7 £475 +63.79% 2
North East -19 7 £496 -11.82%
Warwickshire - 7 £400 -
Tyne and Wear -24 6 £496 -11.82%
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 6 £496 -11.82%
North West +6 5 £400 -25.58% 13
Devon - 5 £425 -
Exeter - 5 £425 -
Hampshire 0 4 £250 -37.50% 2
East Midlands -3 4 £425 -3.40% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £425 +28.78%
Nottingham -13 3 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £275 -
Croydon - 3 £300 -
Hammersmith - 3 £375 -
Birmingham - 3 £700 - 3
Merseyside +10 2 £388 -
Berkshire 0 2 £388 -12.67% 5

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 585 (100.00%) Analytics
2 213 (36.41%) SQL
3 179 (30.60%) Big Data
4 171 (29.23%) Finance
5 149 (25.47%) Hadoop
6 145 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
8 120 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 101 (17.26%) Python
10 99 (16.92%) Data Analysis
11 96 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
12 95 (16.24%) Big Data Analytics
13 84 (14.36%) Java
14 78 (13.33%) Apache Spark
15 70 (11.97%) ETL
16 69 (11.79%) Oracle
16 69 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 66 (11.28%) Banking
17 66 (11.28%) R
18 65 (11.11%) Data Modelling
19 64 (10.94%) Degree
20 62 (10.60%) Project Management
21 59 (10.09%) Visualisation
22 56 (9.57%) Machine Learning
23 53 (9.06%) Marketing
24 51 (8.72%) Retail
24 51 (8.72%) SAS
25 50 (8.55%) Scala
26 49 (8.38%) Business Analysis
27 48 (8.21%) CRM

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 78 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 51 (8.72%) SAS
3 19 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.74%) Apache Pig
5 14 (2.39%) Apache
6 11 (1.88%) Confluence
7 7 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.51%) CMS
10 3 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.17%) JBoss
12 1 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 31 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.88%) MS Project
4 10 (1.71%) MS Office
5 9 (1.54%) SPSS
6 7 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.34%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.34%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.51%) Relativity
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.51%) Unica
4 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Radian6
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.17%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (1.71%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (0.51%) PaaS
6 3 (0.51%) SaaS
7 2 (0.34%) AdWords
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Office 365
7 2 (0.34%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.71%) Internet
2 9 (1.54%) DSL
3 8 (1.37%) LDAP
4 7 (1.20%) DNS
4 7 (1.20%) SMS
5 6 (1.03%) FCAPS
6 4 (0.68%) ATM
6 4 (0.68%) HTTP
7 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.34%) InfiniBand
7 2 (0.34%) Network Security
7 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) AMQP
8 1 (0.17%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) MQTT
8 1 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (30.60%) Big Data
2 149 (25.47%) Hadoop
3 96 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (7.86%) Apache Hive
5 39 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 39 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 33 (5.64%) NoSQL
7 28 (4.79%) DB2
7 28 (4.79%) QlikView
8 22 (3.76%) HBase
9 19 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (2.91%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.56%) MySQL
11 15 (2.56%) Pentaho
12 13 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.71%) Redis
15 9 (1.54%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.22%) JIRA
3 11 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.71%) Selenium
5 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.03%) Grunt
5 6 (1.03%) Protractor
6 5 (0.85%) Gradle
6 5 (0.85%) Maven
7 4 (0.68%) Bower
7 4 (0.68%) gulp
7 4 (0.68%) Subversion
7 4 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.51%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.51%) JUnit
8 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.34%) Flyway
9 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 171 (29.23%) Finance
2 66 (11.28%) Banking
3 53 (9.06%) Marketing
4 51 (8.72%) Retail
5 18 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.74%) Legal
7 12 (2.05%) Automotive
8 11 (1.88%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.54%) Front Office
10 8 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.20%) Law
12 6 (1.03%) Games
13 3 (0.51%) Electronics
13 3 (0.51%) Local Government
13 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) Billing
14 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (25.13%) Analyst
2 129 (22.05%) Developer
3 68 (11.62%) Architect
4 48 (8.21%) Data Analyst
5 47 (8.03%) Business Analyst
6 41 (7.01%) Consultant
7 37 (6.32%) Data Scientist
8 36 (6.15%) Project Manager
9 34 (5.81%) Big Data Developer
10 33 (5.64%) Data Architect
11 32 (5.47%) Analytics Manager
11 32 (5.47%) Data Consultant
12 26 (4.44%) Data Analytics Manager
12 26 (4.44%) Hadoop Developer
13 25 (4.27%) Data Manager
14 22 (3.76%) Data Engineer
15 19 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (3.08%) Hadoop Engineer
17 17 (2.91%) Data Business Analyst
18 16 (2.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.67%) HTML
2 33 (5.64%) AngularJS
3 30 (5.13%) CSS
4 27 (4.62%) .NET
4 27 (4.62%) HTML5
5 19 (3.25%) Kafka
6 16 (2.74%) D3.js
7 15 (2.56%) Web Services
8 14 (2.39%) jQuery
8 14 (2.39%) XML
9 13 (2.22%) Middleware
10 11 (1.88%) REST
10 11 (1.88%) SOAP
11 10 (1.71%) Akka
11 10 (1.71%) CSS3
11 10 (1.71%) GraphX
11 10 (1.71%) J2EE
12 9 (1.54%) JSON
12 9 (1.54%) Node.js
12 9 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 120 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.09%) Visualisation
3 31 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.96%) User Experience
5 26 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 25 (4.27%) Mainframe
7 21 (3.59%) Computer Science
8 19 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 17 (2.91%) Statistics
10 13 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.22%) Social Media
11 10 (1.71%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.71%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.54%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.54%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.20%) Fintech
14 6 (1.03%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.85%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.18%) Linux
2 24 (4.10%) Windows
3 23 (3.93%) Unix
4 17 (2.91%) Windows Vista
5 7 (1.20%) CentOS
5 7 (1.20%) Mesosphere
6 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.34%) Android
8 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (100.00%) Analytics
2 145 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (16.92%) Data Analysis
5 95 (16.24%) Big Data Analytics
6 70 (11.97%) ETL
7 69 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 62 (10.60%) Project Management
10 56 (9.57%) Machine Learning
11 49 (8.38%) Business Analysis
12 48 (8.21%) CRM
13 45 (7.69%) Open Source
14 34 (5.81%) Data Management
15 32 (5.47%) Use Case
16 29 (4.96%) Data Architecture
16 29 (4.96%) Scrum
17 28 (4.79%) Migration
18 27 (4.62%) Data Visualisation
18 27 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 213 (36.41%) SQL
2 101 (17.26%) Python
3 84 (14.36%) Java
4 66 (11.28%) R
5 50 (8.55%) Scala
6 45 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 33 (5.64%) C#
7 33 (5.64%) C++
8 30 (5.13%) MATLAB
9 17 (2.91%) VBA
10 14 (2.39%) C
11 10 (1.71%) Perl
12 8 (1.37%) Ruby
13 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.20%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.03%) PHP
15 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.51%) F#
16 3 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (10.94%) Degree
2 31 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.76%) PhD
4 14 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.54%) ISEB
7 6 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.68%) MBA
9 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.34%) PMP
10 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) CISA
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) IIBA
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.79%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.42%) QA
3 7 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.03%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (2.91%) Docker
2 12 (2.05%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.20%) HDFS
4 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) GridGain
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.54%) Ansible
2 8 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.20%) Puppet
4 4 (0.68%) Nagios
4 4 (0.68%) Oozie
4 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.51%) Ambari
5 3 (0.51%) Control-M
5 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.51%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.34%) Graphite
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) EnCase
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 69 (11.79%) Oracle
2 40 (6.84%) Tableau
3 39 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.47%) Teradata
5 29 (4.96%) Adobe
6 17 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.56%) IBM
8 13 (2.22%) SAP
9 11 (1.88%) Google
10 10 (1.71%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.71%) Cognos
11 6 (1.03%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.03%) HP
11 6 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.03%) Nokia
12 5 (0.85%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (0.68%) FireEye
13 4 (0.68%) Talend
13 4 (0.68%) VMware
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recann
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago