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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analytics
Rank 525 531 562
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +31
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 71 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.097% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 16
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£401 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £338 £538
% change year-on-year
+27.40% -37.20%
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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 0 69 £400 -5.88% 37
London +6 36 £393 -10.79% 23
City of London +24 18 £393 -12.29% 7
Yorkshire - 7 £431 - 1
South East -1 6 £600 +77.77% 5
North West 0 5 £475 +31.03% 3
West Midlands - 4 £550 -
East Midlands - 4 £288 -
Derbyshire - 4 £288 -
Cheshire +6 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £431 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire +8 2 £600 +84.61% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Hampshire -6 1 - - 2
Manchester -8 1 £475 +46.15% 3
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 £500 - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 44 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (27.21%) SQL
4 40 (27.21%) Finance
5 39 (26.53%) Big Data
6 35 (23.81%) SAS
7 30 (20.41%) ETL
8 29 (19.73%) Data Modelling
9 28 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 27 (18.37%) Hadoop
11 25 (17.01%) Data Analysis
12 24 (16.33%) Degree
12 24 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (14.29%) Project Management
14 19 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (12.93%) Banking
14 19 (12.93%) Ab Initio
15 18 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
15 18 (12.24%) Java
16 17 (11.56%) Oracle
16 17 (11.56%) Marketing
16 17 (11.56%) Data Quality
16 17 (11.56%) Visualisation
16 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
17 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (10.88%) Data Management
18 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
18 15 (10.20%) Data Architecture

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
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
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.84%) SPSS
3 3 (2.04%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.04%) MS Office
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
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 2 (1.36%) SaaS
1 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.53%) Big Data
2 28 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 27 (18.37%) Hadoop
4 19 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (9.52%) QlikView
7 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (6.12%) Data Mining
9 9 (6.12%) Spotfire
10 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (4.08%) DataStage
11 5 (3.40%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (3.40%) Apache Hive
11 5 (3.40%) MySQL
11 5 (3.40%) MS Access
11 5 (3.40%) Clementine
12 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.36%) JIRA
2 2 (1.36%) Subversion
2 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 40 (27.21%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Banking
3 17 (11.56%) Marketing
4 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.44%) Retail
6 7 (4.76%) Advertising
7 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.40%) Spanish Language
8 4 (2.72%) German Language
8 4 (2.72%) Legal
9 3 (2.04%) Electronics
9 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.04%) Military
10 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.68%) Publishing
11 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (27.21%) Analyst
2 37 (25.17%) Developer
3 26 (17.69%) Architect
3 26 (17.69%) Data Analyst
4 20 (13.61%) Consultant
5 16 (10.88%) Data Architect
6 15 (10.20%) Business Analyst
7 14 (9.52%) Data Consultant
8 13 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.84%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 8 (5.44%) Big Data Architect
9 8 (5.44%) Visual Analytics Developer
10 6 (4.08%) OSS Architect
10 6 (4.08%) SAS Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.08%) Data Analytics Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Data Modeller
11 5 (3.40%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.48%) .NET
2 10 (6.80%) XML
3 5 (3.40%) HTML
4 3 (2.04%) REST
4 3 (2.04%) CSS
4 3 (2.04%) MDX
5 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.36%) Web Services
5 2 (1.36%) HTML5
6 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.68%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.68%) MEAP
6 1 (0.68%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) JMS
6 1 (0.68%) XSLT
6 1 (0.68%) ODBC
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.56%) Visualisation
3 14 (9.52%) Data Integration
4 8 (5.44%) Statistics
5 7 (4.76%) Data Extraction
5 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.40%) Open Source
7 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.72%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.04%) DTV
8 3 (2.04%) Equities
9 2 (1.36%) Life Science
9 2 (1.36%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.36%) Derivative
9 2 (1.36%) Economics
9 2 (1.36%) W3C
9 2 (1.36%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.40%) Windows
1 5 (3.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.04%) UNIX
3 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.36%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) CentOS
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.68%) Fedora
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) Analytics
2 44 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (20.41%) ETL
5 29 (19.73%) Data Modelling
6 25 (17.01%) Data Analysis
7 21 (14.29%) Project Management
8 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (10.88%) Data Management
9 15 (10.20%) Data Architecture
10 14 (9.52%) Big Data Analytics
11 12 (8.16%) Data Governance
11 12 (8.16%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.48%) Master Data Management
12 11 (7.48%) Scrum
13 10 (6.80%) Kimball Methodology
14 8 (5.44%) Visual Analytics
15 7 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
15 7 (4.76%) Test Strategy
16 6 (4.08%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.21%) SQL
2 18 (12.24%) Java
3 8 (5.44%) VBA
4 7 (4.76%) Python
5 6 (4.08%) C#
6 5 (3.40%) C++
7 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.72%) C
7 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.72%) R
8 3 (2.04%) Perl
8 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.36%) Ruby
9 2 (1.36%) PHP
9 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.36%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 24 (16.33%) 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%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.36%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) Basel II
2 2 (1.36%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (12.93%) Ab Initio
2 17 (11.56%) Oracle
3 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.20%) Tableau
4 13 (8.84%) Informatica
5 11 (7.48%) Cognos
6 9 (6.12%) Trillium
7 7 (4.76%) Palantir
7 7 (4.76%) IBM
7 7 (4.76%) Google
8 6 (4.08%) Teradata
9 5 (3.40%) Facebook
9 5 (3.40%) Twitter
9 5 (3.40%) SAP
9 5 (3.40%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.72%) DataFlux
10 4 (2.72%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.72%) Datanomic
11 2 (1.36%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
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