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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 333 366 449
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +83
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 314 310 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 226 131
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -32.00%

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
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
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 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +26 295 £450 -10.00% 142
London +2 181 £475 -5.00% 80
City of London +3 30 £475 -7.36% 14
South East +12 26 £425 -18.26% 15
East of England +19 25 £446 -2.62% 6
North West +2 20 £425 -45.23% 15
Manchester +7 15 £450 +63.63% 13
West Midlands -2 15 £450 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +22 12 £413 -13.15% 6
Essex +13 12 £350 -9.67%
Scotland +13 12 £350 -12.50% 4
Berkshire +12 11 £413 +11.48% 4
Edinburgh +27 9 £350 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +7 8 £525 -
East Midlands -1 8 £425 -9.33% 3
Reading - 8 £419 - 2
West Yorkshire +26 7 £400 +6.66% 4
Oxfordshire -17 6 £475 -8.65% 2
Salford - 6 £450 - 1
Cheshire +16 5 £406 -33.72% 1
Sheffield -9 5 £650 +4.00%
South Yorkshire -10 5 £650 +4.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £325 - 1
Croydon - 5 £405 -
Leeds +16 4 - - 2
Cambridge +12 4 £613 +33.87% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £613 +33.87% 4
Warwick - 4 £225 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £550 -
Warwickshire - 4 £225 -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 620 (100.00%) Analytics
2 193 (31.13%) SQL
3 186 (30.00%) Big Data
4 162 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (25.48%) Finance
6 145 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
7 123 (19.84%) Hadoop
8 106 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
9 105 (16.94%) Big Data Analytics
9 105 (16.94%) Data Analysis
10 92 (14.84%) Apache Spark
11 91 (14.68%) Python
12 85 (13.71%) Java
13 73 (11.77%) Data Warehouse
13 73 (11.77%) Visualisation
14 70 (11.29%) Banking
15 67 (10.81%) ETL
15 67 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 64 (10.32%) Project Management
16 64 (10.32%) Oracle
16 64 (10.32%) Retail
16 64 (10.32%) Marketing
17 60 (9.68%) Data Modelling
17 60 (9.68%) Microsoft
18 59 (9.52%) R
19 58 (9.35%) Linux
20 54 (8.71%) SQL Server
21 51 (8.23%) SAS
22 50 (8.06%) Scala
23 48 (7.74%) MS Excel

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 92 (14.84%) Apache Spark
2 51 (8.23%) SAS
3 27 (4.35%) Apache
4 16 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.61%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.81%) Confluence
9 3 (0.48%) nginx
10 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.16%) CMS
11 1 (0.16%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.16%) Mule
11 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 48 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.10%) MS Office
4 10 (1.61%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.29%) SPSS
6 7 (1.13%) MS Project
7 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.32%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 20 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.61%) Unica
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.65%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.16%) Radian6
5 1 (0.16%) Relativity
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.90%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.97%) SaaS
6 3 (0.48%) GitHub
6 3 (0.48%) Office 365
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Socialbakers
8 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.74%) Firewall
1 17 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.58%) VoIP
3 15 (2.42%) SMS
4 12 (1.94%) LDAP
5 11 (1.77%) HTTP
5 11 (1.77%) LAN
5 11 (1.77%) VPN
5 11 (1.77%) WAN
6 10 (1.61%) DNS
6 10 (1.61%) DSL
7 7 (1.13%) FCAPS
8 6 (0.97%) Internet
9 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.16%) Network Security
9 1 (0.16%) SCCP
9 1 (0.16%) SMTP
9 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (30.00%) Big Data
2 123 (19.84%) Hadoop
3 73 (11.77%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (8.71%) SQL Server
5 42 (6.77%) Apache Hive
6 29 (4.68%) HBase
7 26 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 25 (4.03%) NoSQL
9 23 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (3.55%) DB2
11 21 (3.39%) QlikView
12 18 (2.90%) Power BI
13 16 (2.58%) Data Mining
14 15 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (1.94%) MongoDB
15 12 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.77%) Sqoop
17 10 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.77%) JIRA
3 10 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.97%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.81%) Selenium
7 4 (0.65%) Gradle
7 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.48%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.48%) Maven
8 3 (0.48%) Subversion
9 2 (0.32%) Hudson
9 2 (0.32%) JUnit
9 2 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (25.48%) Finance
2 70 (11.29%) Banking
3 64 (10.32%) Marketing
3 64 (10.32%) Retail
4 26 (4.19%) Legal
5 19 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.61%) Front Office
8 9 (1.45%) Automotive
8 9 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.29%) Billing
10 7 (1.13%) Advertising
10 7 (1.13%) Publishing
11 5 (0.81%) Games
11 5 (0.81%) Law
11 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.65%) Local Government
12 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (25.48%) Analyst
2 119 (19.19%) Developer
3 85 (13.71%) Architect
4 67 (10.81%) Data Analyst
5 46 (7.42%) Business Analyst
6 39 (6.29%) Project Manager
7 36 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (5.48%) Data Architect
9 33 (5.32%) Consultant
10 31 (5.00%) Analytics Manager
11 24 (3.87%) Data Analytics Manager
11 24 (3.87%) Data Consultant
12 20 (3.23%) Data Engineer
13 18 (2.90%) Data Business Analyst
13 18 (2.90%) Data Scientist
13 18 (2.90%) Java Developer
13 18 (2.90%) Scala Developer
14 17 (2.74%) Big Data Developer
14 17 (2.74%) Digital Architect
15 16 (2.58%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.58%) HTML
2 38 (6.13%) .NET
3 36 (5.81%) CSS
4 34 (5.48%) HTML5
5 28 (4.52%) AngularJS
6 25 (4.03%) Kafka
7 18 (2.90%) Akka
8 15 (2.42%) CSS3
8 15 (2.42%) J2EE
9 13 (2.10%) jQuery
9 13 (2.10%) Middleware
9 13 (2.10%) REST
10 11 (1.77%) ELK Stack
10 11 (1.77%) GraphX
10 11 (1.77%) JSON
10 11 (1.77%) Node.js
10 11 (1.77%) Web Services
11 10 (1.61%) XML
12 9 (1.45%) Apache Avro
13 8 (1.29%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 106 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (11.77%) Visualisation
3 39 (6.29%) User Experience
4 31 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.84%) Mathematics
6 24 (3.87%) Mainframe
7 19 (3.06%) Virtual Team
8 18 (2.90%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.74%) Social Media
10 15 (2.42%) Statistics
11 11 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.77%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.61%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
12 10 (1.61%) Fintech
13 8 (1.29%) Economics
13 8 (1.29%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.29%) Physics
14 7 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.35%) Linux
2 36 (5.81%) Windows
3 35 (5.65%) Unix
4 15 (2.42%) Windows Vista
5 8 (1.29%) Mesosphere
6 7 (1.13%) Solaris
7 6 (0.97%) AIX
8 5 (0.81%) HPUX
9 3 (0.48%) Android
10 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.32%) CentOS
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (100.00%) Analytics
2 162 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
4 105 (16.94%) Big Data Analytics
4 105 (16.94%) Data Analysis
5 67 (10.81%) ETL
5 67 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (10.32%) Project Management
7 60 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 46 (7.42%) Open Source
9 42 (6.77%) Business Analysis
10 40 (6.45%) CRM
11 36 (5.81%) SDLC
12 32 (5.16%) Data Management
12 32 (5.16%) Data Visualisation
12 32 (5.16%) Migration
13 30 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
13 30 (4.84%) Prototyping
14 29 (4.68%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 193 (31.13%) SQL
2 91 (14.68%) Python
3 85 (13.71%) Java
4 59 (9.52%) R
5 50 (8.06%) Scala
6 46 (7.42%) JavaScript
7 30 (4.84%) C#
8 22 (3.55%) MATLAB
9 21 (3.39%) VBA
10 16 (2.58%) C++
10 16 (2.58%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.94%) C
13 9 (1.45%) Perl
14 8 (1.29%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.13%) Go
16 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.97%) PHP
16 6 (0.97%) Ruby
17 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (7.74%) Degree
2 38 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.61%) PhD
6 9 (1.45%) CISSP
6 9 (1.45%) SANS
7 8 (1.29%) SSCP
8 7 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.81%) ISEB
9 5 (0.81%) MBA
10 4 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.48%) PMP
11 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.16%) HND
13 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.68%) QA
2 26 (4.19%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.81%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.16%) BS7666
6 1 (0.16%) GxP
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (3.71%) Docker
2 14 (2.26%) HDFS
3 5 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.48%) Corosync
4 3 (0.48%) Squid
5 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (3.06%) Ansible
2 15 (2.42%) Puppet
3 11 (1.77%) QRadar
4 10 (1.61%) Nessus
4 10 (1.61%) Nexpose
4 10 (1.61%) Nmap
5 9 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (1.29%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.13%) Oozie
8 6 (0.97%) Mesos
9 4 (0.65%) Marathon
9 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.48%) Control-M
10 3 (0.48%) Pacemaker
11 2 (0.32%) Graphite
11 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.32%) SCOM
11 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.16%) logstash
12 1 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 64 (10.32%) Oracle
2 60 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.61%) Tableau
4 33 (5.32%) Adobe
5 30 (4.84%) Teradata
6 22 (3.55%) Splunk
7 18 (2.90%) SAP
8 16 (2.58%) ArcSight
8 16 (2.58%) Intel Security
9 15 (2.42%) IBM
9 15 (2.42%) Intel
10 13 (2.10%) Google
11 12 (1.94%) Cognos
12 11 (1.77%) NetWitness
13 10 (1.61%) Apple
13 10 (1.61%) Qualys
14 8 (1.29%) Hortonworks
14 8 (1.29%) Omniture
15 7 (1.13%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.13%) Nokia
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