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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analytics
UK
Rank 274 403 434
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +31
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 370 238 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.56% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 134 128
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £36.50

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +119 352 £470 +4.44% 138
London +97 220 £475 +5.55% 82
City of London +21 33 £525 +16.66% 11
East of England +18 31 £343 -23.88% 6
South East -6 29 £475 -5.00% 17
Yorkshire +34 23 £700 +40.00% 4
West Yorkshire +31 22 £700 +94.44% 2
Leeds +20 22 £700 +94.44% 2
Essex - 19 £330 - 2
North West +32 17 £450 +19.20% 15
East Midlands +9 14 £420 +10.16% 2
Manchester +18 11 £475 +25.82% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 11 £375 - 3
Hampshire +12 10 £475 +18.75% 4
West Midlands - 10 £500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £390 +15.55% 2
Scotland +15 8 £325 -7.14% 7
Nottingham +8 8 £379 +12.22% 1
South Wales +24 7 £500 +66.66% 1
Cardiff +19 7 £500 +66.66% 1
Wales +15 7 £500 +66.66% 1
Berkshire +12 7 £400 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -1 7 £525 -
Reading +17 6 £413 - 1
Surrey +10 6 £550 - 5
Edinburgh +16 5 £463 +32.14% 6
South West -11 5 £350 +3.70% 6
Cheshire - 5 £431 - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Middlesex +5 4 - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 661 (100.00%) Analytics
2 206 (31.16%) Big Data
3 172 (26.02%) SQL
4 163 (24.66%) Finance
5 153 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
7 134 (20.27%) Hadoop
8 127 (19.21%) Python
9 111 (16.79%) Big Data Analytics
10 110 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
11 99 (14.98%) Java
12 93 (14.07%) Data Analysis
13 84 (12.71%) Visualisation
14 76 (11.50%) Apache Spark
15 73 (11.04%) Degree
16 71 (10.74%) Oracle
17 67 (10.14%) SAS
17 67 (10.14%) R
18 66 (9.98%) Project Management
19 65 (9.83%) Data Modelling
19 65 (9.83%) JavaScript
20 62 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
20 62 (9.38%) Linux
21 59 (8.93%) Banking
22 57 (8.62%) ETL
22 57 (8.62%) Microsoft
23 56 (8.47%) Tableau
24 55 (8.32%) Apache Hive
25 54 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
25 54 (8.17%) Data Management

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 76 (11.50%) Apache Spark
2 67 (10.14%) SAS
3 23 (3.48%) Apache
4 18 (2.72%) Apache Pig
5 14 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.21%) Confluence
8 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.61%) IIS
10 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.45%) nginx
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.30%) CMS
11 2 (0.30%) JBoss
11 2 (0.30%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.27%) SPSS
3 14 (2.12%) MS Office
4 13 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.66%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.91%) MS Project
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (2.42%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.21%) Unica
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.30%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.30%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 9 (1.36%) SaaS
6 7 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 3 (0.45%) GitHub
9 3 (0.45%) PaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Force.com
10 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) IaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Office 365
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.03%) Firewall
2 16 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.27%) VoIP
4 14 (2.12%) HTTP
5 11 (1.66%) LAN
5 11 (1.66%) VPN
5 11 (1.66%) WAN
6 10 (1.51%) SMS
7 9 (1.36%) Internet
8 6 (0.91%) LDAP
8 6 (0.91%) Network Security
9 5 (0.76%) DNS
10 4 (0.61%) SSL
11 3 (0.45%) SMTP
12 1 (0.15%) BGP
12 1 (0.15%) DSL
12 1 (0.15%) FCAPS
12 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.15%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (31.16%) Big Data
2 134 (20.27%) Hadoop
3 62 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (8.32%) Apache Hive
5 53 (8.02%) SQL Server
6 43 (6.51%) NoSQL
7 31 (4.69%) QlikView
8 30 (4.54%) Relational Database
9 28 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (3.18%) MongoDB
11 21 (3.18%) Power BI
12 20 (3.03%) HBase
13 16 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 14 (2.12%) DB2
15 14 (2.12%) KDB
16 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.72%) JIRA
2 14 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.82%) Axure RP
4 10 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.06%) ERwin
7 6 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.30%) Subversion
10 2 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.15%) JSUnit
11 1 (0.15%) JUnit
11 1 (0.15%) NUnit
11 1 (0.15%) Selenium
11 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 163 (24.66%) Finance
2 59 (8.93%) Banking
3 49 (7.41%) Retail
4 46 (6.96%) Marketing
5 31 (4.69%) Legal
6 24 (3.63%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.97%) Billing
8 13 (1.97%) Front Office
9 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.36%) Games
11 7 (1.06%) Automotive
11 7 (1.06%) Publishing
12 6 (0.91%) Advertising
12 6 (0.91%) Back Office
13 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (26.78%) Analyst
2 135 (20.42%) Developer
3 85 (12.86%) Architect
4 77 (11.65%) Data Analyst
5 57 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 47 (7.11%) Data Architect
7 42 (6.35%) Consultant
8 29 (4.39%) Data Scientist
9 28 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 28 (4.24%) Python Developer
10 26 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (3.78%) Data Business Analyst
12 24 (3.63%) Designer
13 23 (3.48%) Data Engineer
13 23 (3.48%) UX Designer
14 21 (3.18%) Java Developer
15 19 (2.87%) Big Data Architect
15 19 (2.87%) Data Consultant
16 17 (2.57%) Administrator
16 17 (2.57%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.02%) HTML
2 41 (6.20%) CSS
3 38 (5.75%) HTML5
4 34 (5.14%) .NET
5 31 (4.69%) AngularJS
6 24 (3.63%) CSS3
7 22 (3.33%) Kafka
8 18 (2.72%) XML
9 16 (2.42%) Middleware
10 15 (2.27%) jQuery
11 14 (2.12%) React
12 13 (1.97%) J2EE
12 13 (1.97%) JSON
13 11 (1.66%) Node.js
13 11 (1.66%) RESTful
13 11 (1.66%) Web Services
14 10 (1.51%) D3.js
14 10 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (1.51%) REST
15 9 (1.36%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 110 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.30%) User Experience
4 32 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 20 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 19 (2.87%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.42%) Social Media
9 14 (2.12%) Data Centre
9 14 (2.12%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.97%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.51%) Cyber Attack
11 10 (1.51%) Derivative
11 10 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.36%) Fintech
13 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.91%) Clustering
14 6 (0.91%) Equities
15 5 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.38%) Linux
2 45 (6.81%) Unix
3 39 (5.90%) Windows
4 10 (1.51%) Solaris
4 10 (1.51%) Windows Vista
5 5 (0.76%) AIX
5 5 (0.76%) HPUX
6 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Android
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Debian
7 1 (0.15%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (100.00%) Analytics
2 153 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
4 111 (16.79%) Big Data Analytics
5 93 (14.07%) Data Analysis
6 84 (12.71%) Visualisation
7 66 (9.98%) Project Management
8 65 (9.83%) Data Modelling
9 57 (8.62%) ETL
10 54 (8.17%) Data Management
10 54 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (7.56%) Mathematics
12 40 (6.05%) Migration
13 38 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
14 36 (5.45%) Machine Learning
15 35 (5.30%) Business Analysis
15 35 (5.30%) CRM
16 33 (4.99%) Open Source
16 33 (4.99%) TDD
17 32 (4.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 172 (26.02%) SQL
2 127 (19.21%) Python
3 99 (14.98%) Java
4 67 (10.14%) R
5 65 (9.83%) JavaScript
6 43 (6.51%) Scala
7 26 (3.93%) C#
8 19 (2.87%) C++
8 19 (2.87%) T-SQL
8 19 (2.87%) VBA
9 18 (2.72%) Perl
9 18 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.27%) MATLAB
11 14 (2.12%) C
12 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.21%) PHP
14 7 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.91%) Ruby
16 5 (0.76%) Go
16 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (11.04%) Degree
2 32 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.12%) PhD
5 13 (1.97%) CISSP
6 9 (1.36%) SANS
7 8 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (1.21%) SSCP
8 7 (1.06%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.61%) ISEB
9 4 (0.61%) MBA
9 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.61%) PMP
10 3 (0.45%) CEH
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.30%) CBAP
11 2 (0.30%) IIBA
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 24 (3.63%) QA
3 8 (1.21%) PMO
4 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.30%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) BS7666
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (2.72%) HDFS
2 15 (2.27%) Docker
3 6 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.76%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.45%) Corosync
6 3 (0.45%) Squid
7 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (2.42%) Ansible
2 14 (2.12%) Puppet
3 11 (1.66%) QRadar
4 10 (1.51%) Nessus
4 10 (1.51%) Nexpose
4 10 (1.51%) Nmap
5 8 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (1.06%) Kibana
7 6 (0.91%) Mesos
8 4 (0.61%) Marathon
9 3 (0.45%) Oozie
9 3 (0.45%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.15%) Ambari
11 1 (0.15%) Netcool
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (10.74%) Oracle
2 57 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 56 (8.47%) Tableau
4 30 (4.54%) Splunk
5 25 (3.78%) Teradata
6 21 (3.18%) Adobe
6 21 (3.18%) Intel
6 21 (3.18%) Intel Security
6 21 (3.18%) SAP
7 15 (2.27%) ArcSight
7 15 (2.27%) IBM
7 15 (2.27%) Informatica
8 13 (1.97%) Cloudera
8 13 (1.97%) Cognos
9 12 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (1.66%) ClickTale
10 11 (1.66%) NetWitness
11 10 (1.51%) Apple
11 10 (1.51%) Qualys
12 8 (1.21%) RapidMiner
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £500 per day + £90pd expenses
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £345 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Pinner, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Rate: From £40,523 to £46,924 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago