Period
to 4 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytical Skills
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 361 505 556
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 6.91% 5.65% 6.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.57% 15.52% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 326 386
Median daily rate £475 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £276
90th Percentile £675 £638 £738
London median daily rate £490 £488 £494
% change year-on-year +0.51% -1.27% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Median hourly rate £20.54 £16.95 £24.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -29.51% +19.76%
10th Percentile £10.99 £14.77 £12.49
90th Percentile £38.75 £24.26 £50.05
London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.38 £21.90
% change year-on-year +30.06% -6.96% +3.52%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,845 3,254 3,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 35.32% 36.41% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,300 2,340 2,782
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £725
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 47 56
Median hourly rate £26.72 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.60% -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £14.30 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.25 £39.30 £48.38
Median hourly rate £29.86 £25.00 £22.26
% change year-on-year +19.44% +12.32% -7.26%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Central London region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 255 £475 - 80
West End of London +17 14 £500 - 1
City of Westminster +19 13 £500 +5.26%
Southwark +53 4 £450 +76.47%
Camden +8 2 - - 1
Analytical Skills
London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 162 (44.88%) Problem-Solving
2 143 (39.61%) Finance
3 122 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (19.39%) SQL
5 64 (17.73%) Microsoft
6 60 (16.62%) JavaScript
7 57 (15.79%) Azure
8 51 (14.13%) Computer Science
9 46 (12.74%) Python
10 45 (12.47%) User Experience
11 44 (12.19%) Test Automation
12 41 (11.36%) Project Management
13 40 (11.08%) Java
13 40 (11.08%) Banking
13 40 (11.08%) AWS
14 39 (10.80%) OO
14 39 (10.80%) Scrum
15 37 (10.25%) Degree
15 37 (10.25%) Algorithms
16 35 (9.70%) Microsoft Excel
17 34 (9.42%) GCP
18 31 (8.59%) NoSQL
19 30 (8.31%) Data Structures
19 30 (8.31%) OOD
20 29 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
21 28 (7.76%) C#
21 28 (7.76%) Software Engineering
21 28 (7.76%) Visualisation
21 28 (7.76%) Analytics

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (3.32%) Confluence
2 11 (3.05%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.39%) SAS
4 4 (1.11%) CMS
4 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.55%) Apache
6 2 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.55%) DNN
6 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.28%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.28%) Moodle
7 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (9.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.11%) Sketch
6 3 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.55%) SPSS
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.28%) InVision
8 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Aligne
3 1 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.28%) HFM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.79%) Azure
2 40 (11.08%) AWS
3 34 (9.42%) GCP
4 15 (4.16%) Heroku
5 13 (3.60%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.66%) Slack
6 6 (1.66%) Trello
7 5 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.11%) SaaS
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.83%) Office 365
10 2 (0.55%) PaaS
11 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.28%) GitHub
11 1 (0.28%) IaaS
11 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.28%) Responsys
11 1 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.60%) Firewall
2 6 (1.66%) LAN
3 4 (1.11%) DHCP
4 3 (0.83%) DNS
4 3 (0.83%) HTTP
4 3 (0.83%) WAN
5 2 (0.55%) Internet
5 2 (0.55%) Network Security
5 2 (0.55%) SSL
5 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.28%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.28%) Skype
6 1 (0.28%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.59%) NoSQL
2 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (5.82%) Big Data
5 13 (3.60%) Power BI
6 10 (2.77%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.66%) QlikView
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.11%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.11%) Flink
9 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.11%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.83%) OLAP
10 3 (0.83%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (4.99%) JIRA
2 15 (4.16%) webpack
3 6 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.39%) Selenium
5 4 (1.11%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.83%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.83%) Postman
6 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.55%) Cypress.io
7 2 (0.55%) GitLab
8 1 (0.28%) Appium
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.28%) MorphX
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 143 (39.61%) Finance
2 40 (11.08%) Banking
3 13 (3.60%) Marketing
4 9 (2.49%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.22%) Front Office
5 8 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.22%) Legal
6 7 (1.94%) Advertising
6 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.39%) Law
7 5 (1.39%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) German Language
8 2 (0.55%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.55%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (24.38%) Developer
2 82 (22.71%) Analyst
3 34 (9.42%) Business Analyst
4 30 (8.31%) Senior Developer
5 27 (7.48%) Digital Developer
6 21 (5.82%) Architect
7 19 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.26%) React Developer
8 17 (4.71%) Consultant
9 11 (3.05%) IT Analyst
9 11 (3.05%) Node.js Developer
9 11 (3.05%) Senior React Developer
10 10 (2.77%) Data Scientist
11 9 (2.49%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.49%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.49%) Security Analyst
12 8 (2.22%) Java Engineer
12 8 (2.22%) Product Manager
13 7 (1.94%) Platform Engineer
13 7 (1.94%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.48%) Node.js
1 27 (7.48%) React
2 26 (7.20%) CSS
3 21 (5.82%) .NET
4 18 (4.99%) Redux
4 18 (4.99%) XML
5 16 (4.43%) Web Services
6 15 (4.16%) GraphQL
6 15 (4.16%) Jest
7 14 (3.88%) D3.js
8 13 (3.60%) HTML
9 11 (3.05%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.77%) Pandas
11 9 (2.49%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (2.22%) SciPy
13 7 (1.94%) REST
13 7 (1.94%) Spring
13 7 (1.94%) TensorFlow
13 7 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (1.66%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.47%) User Experience
2 37 (10.25%) Algorithms
3 30 (8.31%) Data Structures
4 14 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.05%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.66%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.39%) Derivative
11 4 (1.11%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.11%) iPhone
11 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.11%) Social Network
12 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.83%) Equities
12 3 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.48%) Windows
2 19 (5.26%) Linux
3 13 (3.60%) Unix
4 12 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.77%) Android
6 8 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.94%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.66%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (44.88%) Problem-Solving
2 122 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (14.13%) Computer Science
4 44 (12.19%) Test Automation
5 41 (11.36%) Project Management
6 39 (10.80%) OO
6 39 (10.80%) Scrum
7 30 (8.31%) OOD
8 29 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (7.76%) Analytics
9 28 (7.76%) Software Engineering
9 28 (7.76%) Visualisation
10 27 (7.48%) Decision-Making
11 24 (6.65%) DevOps
11 24 (6.65%) Migration
12 23 (6.37%) Data Analysis
13 22 (6.09%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.09%) ETL
14 21 (5.82%) Use Case
15 20 (5.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.39%) SQL
2 60 (16.62%) JavaScript
3 46 (12.74%) Python
4 40 (11.08%) Java
5 28 (7.76%) C#
6 18 (4.99%) TypeScript
7 15 (4.16%) ES6
8 14 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.60%) C
10 11 (3.05%) Ruby
11 9 (2.49%) PHP
11 9 (2.49%) R
12 8 (2.22%) C++
12 8 (2.22%) Scala
13 7 (1.94%) Go
13 7 (1.94%) VBA
14 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.66%) Groovy
15 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (10.25%) Degree
2 20 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.94%) CISSP
5 7 (1.94%) PhD
6 5 (1.39%) ISEB
6 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.11%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.83%) CCNA
8 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.83%) PMP
9 2 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.55%) CBAP
9 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.20%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) PMO
3 6 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.66%) SLA
4 3 (0.83%) EMIR
4 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
5 2 (0.55%) GDPR
5 2 (0.55%) IFRS
5 2 (0.55%) NIST
5 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) GAAP
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.28%) MiFID
6 1 (0.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 23 (6.37%) Docker
2 16 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (6.65%) Kubernetes
1 24 (6.65%) Terraform
2 10 (2.77%) SCCM
3 6 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.66%) Puppet
4 4 (1.11%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (1.11%) Nagios
5 2 (0.55%) Control-M
5 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.55%) Grafana
5 2 (0.55%) Kibana
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
6 1 (0.28%) Avamar
6 1 (0.28%) EnCase
6 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.28%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 64 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.54%) Oracle
3 13 (3.60%) SAP
4 12 (3.32%) Tableau
5 10 (2.77%) Google
6 8 (2.22%) HP
7 7 (1.94%) Dell
7 7 (1.94%) Informatica
7 7 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.66%) Cisco
8 6 (1.66%) Remedy
8 6 (1.66%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.66%) VMware
8 6 (1.66%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.39%) Adobe
9 5 (1.39%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.39%) Splunk
9 5 (1.39%) Sybase
10 4 (1.11%) Cadence
10 4 (1.11%) Xerox