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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 373 420 479
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +59
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 287 231 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.52% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 143 107
Median daily rate £453 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £800 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 £24.23 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.29% +7.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 - -

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +54 277 £475 -7.99% 127
London +18 158 £500 -4.76% 74
South East +22 37 £425 -15.00% 21
City of London +28 26 £465 -31.74% 16
South West +10 22 £425 -19.04% 5
North West 0 16 £438 -45.31% 15
Hampshire +19 15 £250 -23.07% 3
West Midlands -8 15 £475 +53.22% 2
Devon +13 12 £425 -32.53%
Exeter +13 12 £425 -32.53%
East of England +1 12 £253 -44.80% 3
Berkshire +4 9 £535 +29.69% 7
Warwickshire - 9 £450 -
Wiltshire +1 6 £363 -19.44%
Edinburgh -5 6 £350 +12.90% 3
Scotland -27 6 £350 +20.68% 5
North East -53 6 £496 - 2
Swindon -2 5 £350 -22.22%
East Midlands -5 5 £450 -20.00%
Tyne and Wear -55 5 £496 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -60 5 £496 - 1
Warwick - 5 £700 -
Essex +11 4 £215 -47.87% 1
Yorkshire +1 4 £499 -37.68% 4
Surrey -4 4 £413 -20.62% 2
Cheshire -7 4 £550 -31.25% 2
Lancashire - 4 £263 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £375 -16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 3 - -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 545 (100.00%) Analytics
2 163 (29.91%) Finance
3 159 (29.17%) SQL
4 155 (28.44%) Big Data
5 127 (23.30%) Hadoop
6 122 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
7 107 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
8 102 (18.72%) Python
8 102 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (16.15%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (14.86%) Data Analysis
10 81 (14.86%) Big Data Analytics
11 78 (14.31%) Java
12 77 (14.13%) Machine Learning
13 69 (12.66%) Apache Spark
14 68 (12.48%) Data Modelling
15 64 (11.74%) R
16 60 (11.01%) Banking
17 58 (10.64%) Degree
18 57 (10.46%) ETL
19 53 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (9.72%) Apache Hive
19 53 (9.72%) Visualisation
20 51 (9.36%) Oracle
21 50 (9.17%) SAS
22 49 (8.99%) Scala
23 45 (8.26%) Data Mining
24 43 (7.89%) Project Management
25 41 (7.52%) Retail
26 40 (7.34%) 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 69 (12.66%) Apache Spark
2 50 (9.17%) SAS
3 25 (4.59%) Apache Pig
4 13 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.20%) Apache
6 11 (2.02%) Confluence
7 6 (1.10%) JBoss
8 5 (0.92%) CMS
8 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (0.55%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 20 (3.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.65%) SPSS
4 7 (1.28%) MS Office
4 7 (1.28%) MS Project
4 7 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.92%) CPLEX
6 4 (0.73%) Weka
7 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.55%) Relativity
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.57%) Adobe Analytics
4 11 (2.02%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.73%) SaaS
8 3 (0.55%) AdWords
8 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.55%) Google Play
8 3 (0.55%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.37%) Office 365
9 2 (0.37%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.65%) Internet
2 5 (0.92%) DSL
2 5 (0.92%) LDAP
2 5 (0.92%) Wireless
3 4 (0.73%) ATM
3 4 (0.73%) DNS
4 3 (0.55%) FCAPS
4 3 (0.55%) HTTP
5 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.37%) InfiniBand
5 2 (0.37%) Network Security
5 2 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) AMQP
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) MQTT
6 1 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (28.44%) Big Data
2 127 (23.30%) Hadoop
3 88 (16.15%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (9.72%) Apache Hive
5 45 (8.26%) Data Mining
6 40 (7.34%) NoSQL
7 32 (5.87%) SQL Server
8 22 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (4.04%) QlikView
9 17 (3.12%) HBase
10 16 (2.94%) Pentaho
11 15 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.75%) MySQL
12 14 (2.57%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.83%) DB2
15 9 (1.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.39%) JIRA
2 12 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.65%) Selenium
4 8 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.10%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.92%) Grunt
7 5 (0.92%) Protractor
7 5 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.73%) Bower
8 4 (0.73%) gulp
8 4 (0.73%) Subversion
9 3 (0.55%) ERwin
9 3 (0.55%) Gradle
9 3 (0.55%) JUnit
9 3 (0.55%) Maven
10 2 (0.37%) Hudson
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 163 (29.91%) Finance
2 60 (11.01%) Banking
3 41 (7.52%) Retail
4 40 (7.34%) Marketing
5 21 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.20%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.02%) Legal
8 8 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.47%) Front Office
9 7 (1.28%) Advertising
9 7 (1.28%) Automotive
10 5 (0.92%) Games
11 4 (0.73%) Electronics
11 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 150 (27.52%) Analyst
2 113 (20.73%) Developer
3 66 (12.11%) Architect
4 49 (8.99%) Data Scientist
5 46 (8.44%) Data Analyst
6 45 (8.26%) Business Analyst
7 41 (7.52%) Data Architect
8 37 (6.79%) Consultant
9 32 (5.87%) Big Data Developer
10 27 (4.95%) Analytics Manager
10 27 (4.95%) Hadoop Developer
11 26 (4.77%) Project Manager
12 24 (4.40%) Data Consultant
13 23 (4.22%) Test Analyst
14 20 (3.67%) Data Analytics Manager
15 19 (3.49%) Data Engineer
15 19 (3.49%) Data Manager
16 18 (3.30%) Hadoop Engineer
17 14 (2.57%) Big Data Architect
17 14 (2.57%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.32%) HTML
2 23 (4.22%) CSS
3 20 (3.67%) AngularJS
4 19 (3.49%) HTML5
5 16 (2.94%) .NET
6 15 (2.75%) jQuery
6 15 (2.75%) Kafka
7 14 (2.57%) XML
8 13 (2.39%) D3.js
8 13 (2.39%) SOAP
9 12 (2.20%) CSS3
9 12 (2.20%) Web Services
10 11 (2.02%) Middleware
10 11 (2.02%) REST
11 7 (1.28%) React
12 6 (1.10%) Akka
12 6 (1.10%) GraphX
12 6 (1.10%) J2EE
12 6 (1.10%) JSON
12 6 (1.10%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 107 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.72%) Visualisation
3 24 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.40%) User Experience
4 22 (4.04%) Statistics
5 21 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.49%) Algorithms
7 18 (3.30%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.30%) Mathematics
8 13 (2.39%) Social Media
9 11 (2.02%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.28%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.28%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.92%) Equities
13 5 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.06%) Linux
2 21 (3.85%) Unix
3 13 (2.39%) Windows
4 7 (1.28%) CentOS
5 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.73%) AIX
7 4 (0.73%) Android
7 4 (0.73%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.37%) zOS
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (100.00%) Analytics
2 122 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
3 102 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (14.86%) Big Data Analytics
4 81 (14.86%) Data Analysis
5 77 (14.13%) Machine Learning
6 68 (12.48%) Data Modelling
7 57 (10.46%) ETL
8 53 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (7.89%) Project Management
10 40 (7.34%) Data Management
11 38 (6.97%) CRM
12 36 (6.61%) Business Analysis
13 34 (6.24%) Data Architecture
14 33 (6.06%) Open Source
15 27 (4.95%) Use Case
16 26 (4.77%) Migration
17 25 (4.59%) Software Testing
18 24 (4.40%) Data Visualisation
18 24 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 159 (29.17%) SQL
2 102 (18.72%) Python
3 78 (14.31%) Java
4 64 (11.74%) R
5 49 (8.99%) Scala
6 38 (6.97%) JavaScript
7 31 (5.69%) C#
7 31 (5.69%) C++
8 24 (4.40%) MATLAB
9 15 (2.75%) C
10 10 (1.83%) Perl
11 9 (1.65%) VBA
12 8 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.10%) PHP
13 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.10%) Ruby
14 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.73%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.55%) IronPython
15 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (10.64%) Degree
2 28 (5.14%) PhD
3 20 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.49%) ISTQB
5 17 (3.12%) ISEB
6 14 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.73%) MBA
9 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.37%) PMP
10 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CCNA
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CISSP
11 1 (0.18%) GIAC
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.61%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.65%) QA
3 5 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.92%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.55%) FATCA
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.39%) Apache Flume
2 12 (2.20%) Docker
3 7 (1.28%) HDFS
4 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.73%) GridGain
5 2 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.28%) Puppet
3 5 (0.92%) Ansible
3 5 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.73%) Nagios
4 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.55%) Ambari
5 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.55%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.37%) Control-M
6 2 (0.37%) Graphite
6 2 (0.37%) SCCM
6 2 (0.37%) SCOM
6 2 (0.37%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) Kibana
7 1 (0.18%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) StatsD
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (9.36%) Oracle
2 39 (7.16%) Tableau
3 30 (5.50%) Teradata
4 27 (4.95%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.22%) Adobe
6 17 (3.12%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.75%) IBM
8 13 (2.39%) Cloudera
8 13 (2.39%) Google
9 10 (1.83%) SAP
10 7 (1.28%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.28%) HP
10 7 (1.28%) Omniture
11 6 (1.10%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.92%) Embarcadero
12 5 (0.92%) ILOG
12 5 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.92%) Talend
13 4 (0.73%) Cognos
13 4 (0.73%) Cyber-Ark
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £265 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Brentwood
Ciber UK
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 20 days ago