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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 391 430 473
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +43
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 246 182 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 119 81
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -

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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +50 229 £475 +5.55% 147
London +18 116 £494 +8.21% 103
South East +25 54 £500 +17.64% 15
South West +25 22 £344 -14.06% 6
Oxfordshire +22 18 £520 -9.56% 2
City of London +41 16 £450 -10.00% 24
Oxford +15 16 £520 -9.56%
North West -12 13 £875 +75.00% 11
Scotland -11 11 £400 +1.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £339 -
Berkshire +4 9 £400 -3.03% 5
Edinburgh -8 9 £400 +32.23% 1
East of England +1 7 £475 +46.15% 7
Lancashire - 7 £900 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £295 -
Blackpool - 7 £900 -
Surrey +1 6 £400 -27.27% 4
Yorkshire -9 6 £493 +15.88% 3
Somerset - 6 £325 -
Hampshire +10 5 £400 -11.11% 1
East Midlands -5 5 £381 -
Manchester -17 5 £475 -5.00% 8
Malmesbury - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £453 - 2
Staines +12 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Glasgow +7 3 £400 -23.80%
West Yorkshire -7 3 £360 -15.29% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £625 -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 561 (100.00%) Analytics
2 192 (34.22%) Big Data
3 186 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (27.99%) SQL
5 156 (27.81%) Analytical Skills
6 149 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
7 142 (25.31%) Finance
8 112 (19.96%) Data Modelling
9 109 (19.43%) Java
10 104 (18.54%) Hadoop
11 98 (17.47%) Data Analysis
12 92 (16.40%) ETL
13 91 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
14 86 (15.33%) Python
15 85 (15.15%) Machine Learning
16 78 (13.90%) Waterfall
17 77 (13.73%) JavaScript
18 73 (13.01%) Degree
19 69 (12.30%) Banking
19 69 (12.30%) Tableau
20 68 (12.12%) NoSQL
21 65 (11.59%) Project Management
22 63 (11.23%) Open Source
23 62 (11.05%) Microsoft
24 60 (10.70%) SQL Server
24 60 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
24 60 (10.70%) Big Data Analytics
25 59 (10.52%) Visualisation
26 58 (10.34%) Retail
27 54 (9.63%) Data Management

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 41 (7.31%) Node.js
2 35 (6.24%) Apache Spark
3 32 (5.70%) SAS
3 32 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 28 (4.99%) WebLogic
5 24 (4.28%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.50%) Apache Pig
7 12 (2.14%) IIS
8 10 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.60%) Apache
10 6 (1.07%) CMS
10 6 (1.07%) Confluence
11 4 (0.71%) JBoss
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.53%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
Applications
1 34 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.32%) SPSS
3 11 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.07%) MS Project
4 6 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.53%) CPLEX
6 3 (0.53%) Weka
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.36%) Mingle
7 2 (0.36%) MS Office
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.71%) Relativity
2 3 (0.53%) Unica
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) FastStats
3 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.21%) Amazon S3
4 17 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.14%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.53%) Taleo
10 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.36%) SaaS
10 2 (0.36%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.18%) AdWords
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.18%) PaaS
11 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.07%) Firewall
1 6 (1.07%) MPLS
1 6 (1.07%) VPN
2 5 (0.89%) HTTP
2 5 (0.89%) LAN
2 5 (0.89%) WAN
2 5 (0.89%) Wireless
3 4 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.71%) NetScaler
3 4 (0.71%) Network Security
3 4 (0.71%) SAN
3 4 (0.71%) SMTP
3 4 (0.71%) SNMP
3 4 (0.71%) SSL
3 4 (0.71%) VLAN
4 3 (0.53%) Internet
4 3 (0.53%) Intranet
5 2 (0.36%) SSH
5 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (34.22%) Big Data
2 104 (18.54%) Hadoop
3 91 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 60 (10.70%) SQL Server
6 51 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 37 (6.60%) Apache Hive
7 37 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
8 34 (6.06%) Data Mining
9 25 (4.46%) QlikView
9 25 (4.46%) Relational Database
10 24 (4.28%) Pentaho
11 19 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.85%) HBase
14 15 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (2.32%) MySQL
17 12 (2.14%) Impala
Development Applications
1 35 (6.24%) Selenium
2 16 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.60%) Axure RP
4 9 (1.60%) JIRA
5 7 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.89%) gulp
7 4 (0.71%) Android Studio
7 4 (0.71%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.71%) Grunt
7 4 (0.71%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.53%) ERwin
8 3 (0.53%) Protractor
8 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.36%) Redmine
9 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 142 (25.31%) Finance
2 69 (12.30%) Banking
3 58 (10.34%) Retail
4 30 (5.35%) Publishing
5 26 (4.63%) Marketing
6 21 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.32%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.43%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.25%) Law
11 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.07%) Legal
11 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.89%) Advertising
13 3 (0.53%) Back Office
13 3 (0.53%) Front Office
14 2 (0.36%) Games
14 2 (0.36%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 149 (26.56%) Analyst
2 106 (18.89%) Developer
3 84 (14.97%) Architect
4 57 (10.16%) Consultant
5 53 (9.45%) Data Analyst
6 52 (9.27%) Business Analyst
7 49 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
8 45 (8.02%) Data Architect
9 27 (4.81%) Project Manager
10 26 (4.63%) Data Scientist
11 25 (4.46%) Big Data Architect
12 22 (3.92%) Big Data Developer
12 22 (3.92%) Data Consultant
13 21 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 20 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
14 20 (3.57%) Test Analyst
15 18 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 18 (3.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (2.85%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 41 (7.31%) HTML
3 37 (6.60%) CSS
3 37 (6.60%) Natural Language Processing
3 37 (6.60%) Web Services
4 36 (6.42%) HTML5
4 36 (6.42%) J2EE
5 35 (6.24%) .NET
6 29 (5.17%) CSS3
7 27 (4.81%) jQuery
8 21 (3.74%) Apache Avro
9 15 (2.67%) WPF
10 13 (2.32%) D3.js
11 10 (1.78%) SOAP
12 9 (1.60%) REST
12 9 (1.60%) Velocity
13 7 (1.25%) JSON
13 7 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (1.07%) Android SDK
15 5 (0.89%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 156 (27.81%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.52%) Visualisation
3 53 (9.45%) Algorithms
4 37 (6.60%) User Experience
5 36 (6.42%) Data Structures
6 24 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.28%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.74%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.74%) Statistics
8 19 (3.39%) Data Integration
9 15 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.50%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.14%) Data Extraction
11 12 (2.14%) Derivative
12 10 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.60%) Economics
13 9 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.43%) Physics
15 7 (1.25%) NHS
16 6 (1.07%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.56%) Windows
2 44 (7.84%) Linux
3 10 (1.78%) Unix
3 10 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.43%) Android
4 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (100.00%) Analytics
2 186 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
4 112 (19.96%) Data Modelling
5 98 (17.47%) Data Analysis
6 92 (16.40%) ETL
7 85 (15.15%) Machine Learning
8 78 (13.90%) Waterfall
9 65 (11.59%) Project Management
10 63 (11.23%) Open Source
11 60 (10.70%) Big Data Analytics
12 54 (9.63%) Data Management
13 45 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
15 43 (7.66%) Business Analysis
16 42 (7.49%) TOGAF
17 40 (7.13%) Content Management
18 37 (6.60%) Zachman Framework
19 36 (6.42%) Content Enrichment
20 35 (6.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 157 (27.99%) SQL
2 109 (19.43%) Java
3 86 (15.33%) Python
4 77 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 47 (8.38%) R
6 38 (6.77%) C#
7 29 (5.17%) Scala
8 22 (3.92%) Ruby
9 21 (3.74%) PHP
10 13 (2.32%) C
11 10 (1.78%) C++
11 10 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.43%) VBA
13 7 (1.25%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.07%) Perl
14 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (13.01%) Degree
2 34 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.28%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.74%) ISEB
5 20 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.39%) ISTQB
6 19 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.78%) CISM
8 9 (1.60%) CCNA
8 9 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.60%) CISSP
8 9 (1.60%) PhD
9 7 (1.25%) CISA
9 7 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.89%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.71%) CCSA
11 4 (0.71%) CRISC
11 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.63%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.46%) QA
3 10 (1.78%) FATCA
4 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) Basel II
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (2.67%) HDFS
2 5 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.89%) Apache Flume
2 5 (0.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.89%) vSphere
2 5 (0.89%) XenServer
3 4 (0.71%) vCloud
4 3 (0.53%) GridGain
5 2 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.71%) SCCM
4 3 (0.53%) Ansible
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.53%) Puppet
4 3 (0.53%) WSUS
5 2 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.36%) Mesos
5 2 (0.36%) Oozie
5 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) Cacti
6 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) OPNET
Vendors
1 69 (12.30%) Tableau
2 62 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.77%) Oracle
4 29 (5.17%) Cloudera
5 26 (4.63%) Alteryx
6 24 (4.28%) Informatica
7 21 (3.74%) SAP
8 20 (3.57%) IBM
9 16 (2.85%) Cognos
10 15 (2.67%) Teradata
11 11 (1.96%) Google
12 10 (1.78%) Adobe
13 8 (1.43%) ClickTale
13 8 (1.43%) HP
13 8 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (1.25%) Cisco
14 7 (1.25%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.89%) Juniper
15 5 (0.89%) VMware
16 4 (0.71%) F5
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Quant Capital
Rate: up to £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Wimbledon
Quant Capital
Rate: up to £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 21 days ago