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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 385 425 455
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +30
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 292 226 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 149 110
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £800 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 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 - -

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +57 279 £450 -10.00% 122
London +21 157 £500 - 62
City of London +40 29 £475 -9.52% 15
South East +4 29 £400 -15.73% 11
South West +15 24 £425 -7.60% 7
East of England +18 19 £279 -39.07% 10
West Midlands -12 17 £475 - 7
Hampshire +13 15 £250 -33.33% 2
Essex +18 14 £350 -15.15% 2
North West +14 14 £400 -50.00% 15
Warwickshire - 11 £413 -
Devon +18 10 £425 -32.53%
Exeter +12 10 £425 -32.53%
Wiltshire +3 9 £363 -19.44%
Edinburgh -9 9 £413 +42.24% 2
Scotland -10 9 £413 +42.24% 6
Swindon +7 8 £350 -22.22%
North East -41 7 £496 -
Berkshire -2 6 £425 +6.25% 3
East Midlands -3 6 £425 -34.61% 3
Tyne and Wear -37 6 £496 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 6 £496 -
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £425 -34.61% 2
Nottingham -4 5 £425 -34.61% 2
Warwick - 5 £700 -
Hertfordshire +18 4 £275 - 2
Cheshire +2 4 £625 -21.87% 2
Surrey -8 4 £413 -20.62% 2
Birmingham - 4 £475 - 4
Yorkshire -10 3 £500 -37.50% 7

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 567 (100.00%) Analytics
2 189 (33.33%) SQL
3 174 (30.69%) Finance
4 166 (29.28%) Big Data
5 143 (25.22%) Hadoop
6 127 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
8 111 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
9 98 (17.28%) Python
10 97 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
11 87 (15.34%) Big Data Analytics
12 85 (14.99%) Java
12 85 (14.99%) Data Analysis
13 79 (13.93%) Apache Spark
14 76 (13.40%) Machine Learning
15 66 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 65 (11.46%) Banking
17 63 (11.11%) ETL
18 62 (10.93%) Oracle
19 61 (10.76%) Data Modelling
20 60 (10.58%) R
21 57 (10.05%) Degree
22 56 (9.88%) Scala
23 55 (9.70%) SAS
24 52 (9.17%) Apache Hive
25 50 (8.82%) Visualisation
25 50 (8.82%) Project Management
26 46 (8.11%) Retail
27 45 (7.94%) Marketing
28 42 (7.41%) 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 79 (13.93%) Apache Spark
2 55 (9.70%) SAS
3 24 (4.23%) Apache Pig
4 17 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.29%) Apache
6 11 (1.94%) Confluence
7 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.71%) JBoss
8 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.53%) CMS
9 3 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (4.23%) MS Excel
1 24 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (1.59%) MS Office
2 9 (1.59%) SPSS
3 8 (1.41%) MS Project
4 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.71%) CPLEX
5 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.71%) Weka
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Relativity
2 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.18%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.82%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (2.12%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.53%) Google Play
7 3 (0.53%) PaaS
7 3 (0.53%) SaaS
8 2 (0.35%) AdWords
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.35%) Office 365
8 2 (0.35%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) Socialbakers
9 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.59%) Internet
2 8 (1.41%) DSL
3 7 (1.23%) LDAP
4 6 (1.06%) DNS
5 5 (0.88%) FCAPS
5 5 (0.88%) Wireless
6 4 (0.71%) ATM
6 4 (0.71%) HTTP
7 3 (0.53%) SMS
8 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.35%) InfiniBand
8 2 (0.35%) Network Security
8 2 (0.35%) Skype
8 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.18%) AMQP
9 1 (0.18%) Firewall
9 1 (0.18%) MQTT
9 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (29.28%) Big Data
2 143 (25.22%) Hadoop
3 97 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (9.17%) Apache Hive
5 40 (7.05%) NoSQL
6 38 (6.70%) Data Mining
7 33 (5.82%) SQL Server
8 28 (4.94%) QlikView
9 22 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (3.53%) HBase
11 18 (3.17%) DB2
11 18 (3.17%) Pentaho
12 17 (3.00%) Relational Database
13 15 (2.65%) MySQL
14 14 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.76%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.59%) Redis
16 9 (1.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.29%) JIRA
3 12 (2.12%) Selenium
4 11 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.06%) Grunt
6 6 (1.06%) Protractor
6 6 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.88%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.88%) Gradle
7 5 (0.88%) Maven
8 4 (0.71%) Bower
8 4 (0.71%) gulp
8 4 (0.71%) Subversion
8 4 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.53%) JUnit
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 174 (30.69%) Finance
2 65 (11.46%) Banking
3 46 (8.11%) Retail
4 45 (7.94%) Marketing
5 19 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.47%) Legal
7 12 (2.12%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.94%) Automotive
8 11 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.59%) Front Office
10 8 (1.41%) Advertising
10 8 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.88%) Games
12 3 (0.53%) Electronics
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (25.93%) Analyst
2 129 (22.75%) Developer
3 65 (11.46%) Architect
4 46 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 46 (8.11%) Data Scientist
5 41 (7.23%) Data Analyst
6 40 (7.05%) Data Architect
7 37 (6.53%) Consultant
8 36 (6.35%) Big Data Developer
9 31 (5.47%) Analytics Manager
10 30 (5.29%) Hadoop Developer
11 27 (4.76%) Data Consultant
11 27 (4.76%) Project Manager
12 25 (4.41%) Data Analytics Manager
13 23 (4.06%) Data Manager
14 21 (3.70%) Data Engineer
14 21 (3.70%) Test Analyst
15 20 (3.53%) Hadoop Engineer
16 15 (2.65%) Big Data Consultant
17 14 (2.47%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.35%) HTML
2 29 (5.11%) AngularJS
2 29 (5.11%) CSS
3 25 (4.41%) HTML5
4 21 (3.70%) .NET
5 16 (2.82%) jQuery
5 16 (2.82%) Kafka
6 15 (2.65%) SOAP
6 15 (2.65%) Web Services
7 14 (2.47%) D3.js
7 14 (2.47%) REST
7 14 (2.47%) XML
8 11 (1.94%) CSS3
8 11 (1.94%) Middleware
9 9 (1.59%) Akka
9 9 (1.59%) GraphX
10 8 (1.41%) React
11 7 (1.23%) Apache Avro
11 7 (1.23%) Node.js
12 6 (1.06%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.82%) Visualisation
3 26 (4.59%) User Experience
4 25 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.35%) Algorithms
6 19 (3.35%) Mathematics
6 19 (3.35%) Statistics
7 17 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.65%) Mainframe
8 15 (2.65%) Social Media
9 10 (1.76%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.59%) Data Extraction
10 9 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.41%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.06%) Fintech
12 6 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.88%) Equities
13 5 (0.88%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.53%) Linux
2 22 (3.88%) Unix
3 15 (2.65%) Windows
4 9 (1.59%) Windows Vista
5 7 (1.23%) CentOS
6 6 (1.06%) Android
6 6 (1.06%) Mesosphere
6 6 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.71%) AIX
7 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.35%) zOS
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (100.00%) Analytics
2 127 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (15.34%) Big Data Analytics
5 85 (14.99%) Data Analysis
6 76 (13.40%) Machine Learning
7 66 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (11.11%) ETL
9 61 (10.76%) Data Modelling
10 50 (8.82%) Project Management
11 42 (7.41%) CRM
11 42 (7.41%) Open Source
12 40 (7.05%) Business Analysis
13 35 (6.17%) Data Architecture
14 33 (5.82%) Use Case
15 32 (5.64%) Data Management
16 27 (4.76%) Scrum
17 26 (4.59%) Migration
18 23 (4.06%) Data Visualisation
18 23 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (33.33%) SQL
2 98 (17.28%) Python
3 85 (14.99%) Java
4 60 (10.58%) R
5 56 (9.88%) Scala
6 41 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 35 (6.17%) C#
8 32 (5.64%) C++
9 23 (4.06%) MATLAB
10 15 (2.65%) C
11 11 (1.94%) VBA
12 10 (1.76%) Perl
13 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.23%) Ruby
15 6 (1.06%) PHP
15 6 (1.06%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.53%) F#
17 3 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (10.05%) Degree
2 26 (4.59%) PhD
3 21 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.65%) ISEB
6 11 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) MBA
8 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CCNA
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) GIAC
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.65%) QA
3 7 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) FATCA
6 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (2.82%) Docker
2 13 (2.29%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.23%) HDFS
4 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.71%) GridGain
5 2 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (1.41%) Ansible
2 7 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.23%) Puppet
3 4 (0.71%) Nagios
3 4 (0.71%) Oozie
3 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.71%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.53%) Ambari
4 3 (0.53%) Control-M
4 3 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.53%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.35%) Graphite
5 2 (0.35%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) EnCase
6 1 (0.18%) Grafana
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) StatsD
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (10.93%) Oracle
2 40 (7.05%) Tableau
3 35 (6.17%) Teradata
4 29 (5.11%) Adobe
4 29 (5.11%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.65%) Google
7 12 (2.12%) Cloudera
7 12 (2.12%) IBM
8 10 (1.76%) Cognos
8 10 (1.76%) SAP
9 7 (1.23%) HP
9 7 (1.23%) Omniture
10 6 (1.06%) Alteryx
10 6 (1.06%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.88%) Embarcadero
11 5 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.88%) Nokia
12 4 (0.71%) ILOG
12 4 (0.71%) Informatica
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 16 days ago