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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analytics
UK
Rank 306 366 421
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +55
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 316 270 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.53% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 184 123
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 £299 £310 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £678 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £452 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.86% +12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% -9.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -9.33%

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
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +57 304 £450 -10.00% 128
London +29 175 £456 -8.90% 77
South East +11 32 £425 -18.26% 10
East of England +27 27 £525 +5.00% 5
City of London -5 27 £475 +5.55% 12
North West +22 23 £425 -52.11% 12
Yorkshire +24 17 £563 -10.00% 7
West Yorkshire - 17 £563 - 4
Manchester +25 16 £450 +16.12% 10
West Midlands +7 14 £475 - 5
Leeds - 14 £700 - 3
Essex +12 11 £350 -
Berkshire +11 10 £400 +14.28% 2
East Midlands +9 10 £450 - 6
Hampshire +14 9 £525 +31.25% 2
Hertfordshire +8 9 £525 - 3
Scotland +21 8 £350 -12.50% 5
Cheshire +27 6 £413 -8.33% 2
Reading +17 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £625 - 2
Oxfordshire -14 6 £475 -8.65% 1
Cambridge - 6 £625 - 2
Salford - 6 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £450 - 3
South West -8 5 £385 +10.00% 5
Croydon - 5 £405 -
Edinburgh +14 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Middlesex +7 4 - - 1
Warwick - 4 £225 -

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 610 (100.00%) Analytics
2 190 (31.15%) Big Data
3 166 (27.21%) SQL
4 159 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (22.46%) Finance
6 132 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
7 116 (19.02%) Hadoop
8 106 (17.38%) Python
9 101 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
10 99 (16.23%) Big Data Analytics
11 94 (15.41%) Data Analysis
12 84 (13.77%) Java
13 80 (13.11%) Visualisation
14 73 (11.97%) Apache Spark
15 69 (11.31%) Project Management
16 62 (10.16%) Oracle
16 62 (10.16%) Data Modelling
17 61 (10.00%) R
18 59 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
18 59 (9.67%) Banking
19 58 (9.51%) ETL
20 57 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
20 57 (9.34%) Retail
21 54 (8.85%) JavaScript
22 53 (8.69%) SAS
22 53 (8.69%) Microsoft
22 53 (8.69%) Marketing
23 52 (8.52%) Linux
24 50 (8.20%) Degree
25 48 (7.87%) SQL Server

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 73 (11.97%) Apache Spark
2 53 (8.69%) SAS
3 17 (2.79%) Apache
4 14 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (1.80%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.82%) Confluence
7 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.49%) nginx
9 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.80%) SPSS
5 10 (1.64%) MS Office
6 8 (1.31%) MS Project
7 4 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.33%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (2.62%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.64%) Unica
3 5 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.16%) Radian6
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.62%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.80%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (1.31%) SaaS
6 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.49%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 3 (0.49%) GitHub
9 3 (0.49%) IaaS
9 3 (0.49%) PaaS
10 2 (0.33%) Office 365
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.16%) Taleo
11 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.62%) Firewall
1 16 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.46%) VoIP
3 12 (1.97%) HTTP
3 12 (1.97%) SMS
4 11 (1.80%) LAN
4 11 (1.80%) VPN
4 11 (1.80%) WAN
5 7 (1.15%) Internet
6 5 (0.82%) LDAP
6 5 (0.82%) Network Security
7 4 (0.66%) DNS
8 3 (0.49%) DSL
9 2 (0.33%) FCAPS
10 1 (0.16%) BGP
10 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.16%) SCCP
10 1 (0.16%) SMTP
10 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (31.15%) Big Data
2 116 (19.02%) Hadoop
3 59 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (7.87%) SQL Server
5 47 (7.70%) Apache Hive
6 34 (5.57%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (3.61%) QlikView
8 22 (3.61%) Relational Database
9 21 (3.44%) DB2
10 20 (3.28%) HBase
11 18 (2.95%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.95%) Power BI
12 13 (2.13%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.97%) Jenkins
1 12 (1.97%) JIRA
2 11 (1.80%) Axure RP
3 10 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.66%) Selenium
7 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.49%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.33%) Maven
8 2 (0.33%) Subversion
9 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.16%) ERwin
9 1 (0.16%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.16%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.16%) NUnit
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 137 (22.46%) Finance
2 59 (9.67%) Banking
3 57 (9.34%) Retail
4 53 (8.69%) Marketing
5 24 (3.93%) Legal
6 21 (3.44%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.97%) Billing
9 11 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.80%) Front Office
10 8 (1.31%) Automotive
11 7 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.98%) Publishing
13 5 (0.82%) Advertising
13 5 (0.82%) Games
13 5 (0.82%) Law
13 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.66%) Local Government
15 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (26.72%) Analyst
2 111 (18.20%) Developer
3 82 (13.44%) Architect
4 78 (12.79%) Data Analyst
5 44 (7.21%) Business Analyst
6 38 (6.23%) Data Architect
7 35 (5.74%) Project Manager
8 34 (5.57%) Consultant
9 29 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.61%) Data Scientist
11 21 (3.44%) Designer
11 21 (3.44%) UX Designer
12 20 (3.28%) Data Engineer
13 18 (2.95%) Analytics Manager
13 18 (2.95%) Data Consultant
13 18 (2.95%) Python Developer
14 17 (2.79%) Big Data Architect
14 17 (2.79%) Digital Architect
14 17 (2.79%) Java Developer
15 15 (2.46%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.54%) HTML
2 35 (5.74%) .NET
2 35 (5.74%) CSS
3 34 (5.57%) HTML5
4 24 (3.93%) AngularJS
5 20 (3.28%) CSS3
5 20 (3.28%) Kafka
6 17 (2.79%) Middleware
7 12 (1.97%) J2EE
8 11 (1.80%) D3.js
8 11 (1.80%) jQuery
8 11 (1.80%) JSON
8 11 (1.80%) REST
9 10 (1.64%) ELK Stack
9 10 (1.64%) Node.js
9 10 (1.64%) Web Services
9 10 (1.64%) XML
10 9 (1.48%) Akka
10 9 (1.48%) React
10 9 (1.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 101 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (13.11%) Visualisation
3 42 (6.89%) Management Information System
4 38 (6.23%) User Experience
5 37 (6.07%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.77%) Mainframe
7 20 (3.28%) Statistics
8 19 (3.11%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.79%) Virtual Team
10 15 (2.46%) Data Integration
10 15 (2.46%) Social Media
11 13 (2.13%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.97%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.80%) Fintech
14 10 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
14 10 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (1.64%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.64%) Physics
15 9 (1.48%) Credit Risk
16 8 (1.31%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.52%) Linux
2 35 (5.74%) Windows
3 33 (5.41%) Unix
4 14 (2.30%) Windows Vista
5 7 (1.15%) Solaris
6 5 (0.82%) AIX
6 5 (0.82%) HPUX
7 3 (0.49%) Android
8 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.33%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (100.00%) Analytics
2 159 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (16.23%) Big Data Analytics
5 94 (15.41%) Data Analysis
6 69 (11.31%) Project Management
7 62 (10.16%) Data Modelling
8 58 (9.51%) ETL
9 57 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (6.89%) Business Analysis
11 38 (6.23%) Data Management
12 37 (6.07%) Open Source
13 36 (5.90%) CRM
14 35 (5.74%) Prototyping
15 34 (5.57%) Data Visualisation
16 32 (5.25%) SDLC
16 32 (5.25%) SOA
17 31 (5.08%) Migration
18 28 (4.59%) DevOps
19 26 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 166 (27.21%) SQL
2 106 (17.38%) Python
3 84 (13.77%) Java
4 61 (10.00%) R
5 54 (8.85%) JavaScript
6 33 (5.41%) Scala
7 27 (4.43%) C#
8 25 (4.10%) VBA
9 22 (3.61%) MATLAB
10 18 (2.95%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.46%) Perl
11 15 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.13%) C++
13 10 (1.64%) C
14 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.98%) PHP
14 6 (0.98%) Ruby
15 5 (0.82%) Go
16 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (8.20%) Degree
2 44 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.80%) PhD
6 9 (1.48%) CISSP
6 9 (1.48%) SANS
7 8 (1.31%) SSCP
8 6 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.82%) ISEB
10 4 (0.66%) MBA
11 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.49%) PMP
11 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.33%) CBAP
12 2 (0.33%) HND
12 2 (0.33%) IIBA
12 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.59%) QA
2 27 (4.43%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) MiFID
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%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (2.62%) HDFS
2 15 (2.46%) Docker
3 4 (0.66%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.49%) Corosync
4 3 (0.49%) Squid
5 2 (0.33%) 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 14 (2.30%) Ansible
1 14 (2.30%) Puppet
2 11 (1.80%) QRadar
3 10 (1.64%) Nessus
3 10 (1.64%) Nexpose
3 10 (1.64%) Nmap
4 9 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.98%) Mesos
6 5 (0.82%) Kibana
7 4 (0.66%) Marathon
7 4 (0.66%) Oozie
8 3 (0.49%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.16%) Netcool
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (10.16%) Oracle
2 53 (8.69%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.05%) Tableau
4 25 (4.10%) Adobe
4 25 (4.10%) Splunk
5 23 (3.77%) SAP
6 18 (2.95%) Teradata
7 16 (2.62%) Intel
7 16 (2.62%) Intel Security
8 15 (2.46%) ArcSight
9 13 (2.13%) Cognos
10 12 (1.97%) IBM
11 11 (1.80%) NetWitness
12 10 (1.64%) Apple
12 10 (1.64%) ClickTale
12 10 (1.64%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.64%) Qualys
13 8 (1.31%) Hortonworks
13 8 (1.31%) Informatica
13 8 (1.31%) Omniture
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
ECS
Rate: Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago