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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 387 402 490
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +88
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 274 216 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 122 91
Median daily rate £450 £533 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +25.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £348 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £800 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £505 £380
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +32.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.53% -

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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 +38 255 £475 -16.66% 133
London +1 129 £475 -16.66% 76
South East +9 44 £440 -12.43% 23
West Midlands +3 24 £475 +53.22% 4
City of London +30 22 £450 -26.68% 26
North West -4 21 £425 -46.87% 10
Hampshire +13 16 £600 +27.65% 2
South West -8 16 £425 -29.16% 7
Scotland -9 16 £375 +7.91% 6
East of England +9 11 £200 -50.00% 6
Edinburgh -14 10 £375 +7.91% 4
Warwickshire - 10 £521 - 1
Berkshire - 10 £470 - 5
Exeter +6 8 £425 -32.53%
Devon +2 8 £425 -32.53%
Telford -25 8 £501 -
Shropshire -26 8 £501 -
Bristol -10 7 £428 -28.75% 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £475 -40.62% 7
Merseyside -1 6 £375 -
Surrey -17 6 £425 -18.26% 6
Warwick - 6 £646 -
Liverpool - 6 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +17 5 - - 3
Brighton - 5 - - 1
East Sussex - 5 - - 1
Lancashire - 5 £250 - 1
East Midlands +6 4 £475 -15.55%
West Yorkshire +3 4 £475 -40.62% 7
Cheshire -6 4 £550 -31.25% 4

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 514 (100.00%) Analytics
2 149 (28.99%) Big Data
3 144 (28.02%) SQL
4 142 (27.63%) Finance
5 120 (23.35%) Hadoop
6 109 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 107 (20.82%) Business Intelligence
8 102 (19.84%) Python
8 102 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (15.95%) Data Modelling
10 82 (15.95%) Data Analysis
11 77 (14.98%) Machine Learning
12 76 (14.79%) Java
13 73 (14.20%) Big Data Analytics
14 59 (11.48%) Banking
15 58 (11.28%) Apache Hive
16 57 (11.09%) R
17 56 (10.89%) ETL
18 53 (10.31%) Oracle
18 53 (10.31%) Degree
18 53 (10.31%) Apache Spark
19 48 (9.34%) Visualisation
19 48 (9.34%) SAS
20 45 (8.75%) Project Management
21 44 (8.56%) Data Mining
22 43 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
22 43 (8.37%) NoSQL
22 43 (8.37%) Tableau
23 42 (8.17%) Retail

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 53 (10.31%) Apache Spark
2 48 (9.34%) SAS
3 28 (5.45%) Apache Pig
4 11 (2.14%) Confluence
5 8 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.36%) Apache
6 7 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.17%) JBoss
7 6 (1.17%) Node.js
8 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.78%) CMS
10 3 (0.58%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.19%) IIS
12 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.53%) SPSS
4 6 (1.17%) MS Project
4 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.97%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.97%) MS Office
6 4 (0.78%) Weka
7 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.58%) Unica
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
3 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.56%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.78%) PaaS
7 4 (0.78%) SaaS
8 3 (0.58%) AdWords
8 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.58%) Google Play
9 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.39%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.36%) Internet
2 6 (1.17%) Wireless
3 4 (0.78%) ATM
4 3 (0.58%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.58%) HTTP
5 2 (0.39%) InfiniBand
5 2 (0.39%) Network Security
5 2 (0.39%) Skype
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) BGP
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) DWDM
6 1 (0.19%) IPv6
6 1 (0.19%) MPLS
6 1 (0.19%) MQTT
6 1 (0.19%) OSPF
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) VPLS
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (28.99%) Big Data
2 120 (23.35%) Hadoop
3 84 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (11.28%) Apache Hive
5 44 (8.56%) Data Mining
6 43 (8.37%) NoSQL
7 37 (7.20%) SQL Server
8 29 (5.64%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (3.89%) MySQL
9 20 (3.89%) QlikView
10 16 (3.11%) Pentaho
11 15 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (2.92%) Relational Database
12 14 (2.72%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (2.53%) HBase
13 13 (2.53%) Oracle Database
13 13 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (2.72%) JIRA
2 12 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.14%) Selenium
4 10 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.36%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.36%) Grunt
6 6 (1.17%) Axure RP
6 6 (1.17%) gulp
6 6 (1.17%) Protractor
7 4 (0.78%) Bower
7 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.58%) ERwin
8 3 (0.58%) Subversion
9 2 (0.39%) Gradle
9 2 (0.39%) JUnit
9 2 (0.39%) Maven
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.39%) Redmine
9 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (27.63%) Finance
2 59 (11.48%) Banking
3 42 (8.17%) Retail
4 36 (7.00%) Marketing
5 20 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.72%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.56%) Front Office
10 7 (1.36%) Legal
11 6 (1.17%) Advertising
11 6 (1.17%) Automotive
12 4 (0.78%) Electronics
12 4 (0.78%) Games
12 4 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Law
15 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (28.40%) Analyst
2 103 (20.04%) Developer
3 63 (12.26%) Architect
4 51 (9.92%) Data Analyst
5 49 (9.53%) Data Scientist
6 43 (8.37%) Data Architect
7 39 (7.59%) Business Analyst
8 37 (7.20%) Consultant
9 24 (4.67%) Big Data Developer
9 24 (4.67%) Test Analyst
10 21 (4.09%) Hadoop Developer
11 20 (3.89%) Analytics Manager
11 20 (3.89%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.50%) Data Consultant
13 16 (3.11%) Data Manager
14 14 (2.72%) Big Data Architect
14 14 (2.72%) Data Analytics Manager
14 14 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
15 12 (2.33%) Banking Analyst
15 12 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.47%) HTML
2 19 (3.70%) CSS
3 16 (3.11%) Web Services
4 15 (2.92%) AngularJS
4 15 (2.92%) HTML5
5 14 (2.72%) SOAP
6 12 (2.33%) D3.js
6 12 (2.33%) jQuery
6 12 (2.33%) XML
7 11 (2.14%) Middleware
7 11 (2.14%) REST
8 10 (1.95%) CSS3
8 10 (1.95%) Kafka
9 9 (1.75%) .NET
10 8 (1.56%) J2EE
11 7 (1.36%) JSON
12 6 (1.17%) React
12 6 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.97%) SciPy
14 4 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 109 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.34%) Visualisation
3 28 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.25%) Statistics
5 24 (4.67%) Mathematics
6 23 (4.47%) Algorithms
7 21 (4.09%) Data Structures
8 20 (3.89%) Computer Science
9 19 (3.70%) User Experience
10 15 (2.92%) Data Integration
11 14 (2.72%) Mobile App
12 12 (2.33%) Data Extraction
12 12 (2.33%) Social Media
13 7 (1.36%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.17%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (1.17%) Physics
15 5 (0.97%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.97%) Equities
15 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.64%) Linux
2 20 (3.89%) Unix
3 15 (2.92%) Windows
4 6 (1.17%) CentOS
5 5 (0.97%) Android
5 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.58%) AIX
7 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.39%) zOS
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (100.00%) Analytics
2 107 (20.82%) Business Intelligence
3 102 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (15.95%) Data Analysis
4 82 (15.95%) Data Modelling
5 77 (14.98%) Machine Learning
6 73 (14.20%) Big Data Analytics
7 56 (10.89%) ETL
8 45 (8.75%) Project Management
9 43 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (7.20%) Business Analysis
11 35 (6.81%) CRM
11 35 (6.81%) Data Management
12 32 (6.23%) Open Source
13 31 (6.03%) Data Architecture
14 30 (5.84%) Migration
15 24 (4.67%) Security Testing
15 24 (4.67%) Software Testing
15 24 (4.67%) Use Case
16 23 (4.47%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 144 (28.02%) SQL
2 102 (19.84%) Python
3 76 (14.79%) Java
4 57 (11.09%) R
5 41 (7.98%) Scala
6 33 (6.42%) JavaScript
7 23 (4.47%) C#
7 23 (4.47%) C++
8 20 (3.89%) MATLAB
9 12 (2.33%) C
10 10 (1.95%) VBA
11 9 (1.75%) Perl
12 8 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.17%) Ruby
14 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.78%) PHP
15 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.58%) IronPython
16 3 (0.58%) VB
17 2 (0.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 53 (10.31%) Degree
2 24 (4.67%) PhD
3 23 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.09%) ISEB
5 19 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 19 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (3.11%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.58%) MBA
9 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CISSP
10 2 (0.39%) PMP
10 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.19%) CCNP
11 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.19%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.39%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.75%) QA
3 6 (1.17%) FATCA
4 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.53%) Apache Flume
2 8 (1.56%) HDFS
3 7 (1.36%) Docker
4 4 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.78%) GridGain
5 2 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.17%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.78%) Nagios
3 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.58%) Ambari
4 3 (0.58%) Ansible
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.58%) SCCM
4 3 (0.58%) WSUS
4 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.58%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.19%) Cacti
6 1 (0.19%) EnCase
6 1 (0.19%) Mesos
6 1 (0.19%) OPNET
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (10.31%) Oracle
2 43 (8.37%) Tableau
3 25 (4.86%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.67%) Teradata
5 20 (3.89%) Adobe
6 16 (3.11%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.92%) Cloudera
7 15 (2.92%) IBM
8 13 (2.53%) SAP
9 9 (1.75%) Google
10 8 (1.56%) Hortonworks
11 7 (1.36%) HP
11 7 (1.36%) Omniture
12 6 (1.17%) Cognos
13 5 (0.97%) Alteryx
13 5 (0.97%) Embarcadero
13 5 (0.97%) ILOG
14 4 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
14 4 (0.78%) Talend
14 4 (0.78%) VMware
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