Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 39 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 359 492 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.01% 5.54% 6.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.67% 14.80% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 322 406
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £219 £264 £300
90th Percentile £651 £638 £738
London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Central London median hourly rate £15.98 £17.13 £24.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -28.76% -27.71%
10th Percentile £10.96 £14.77 £16.61
90th Percentile £25.76 £21.63 £37.58
London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +15.00% -8.68% +0.62%

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 2,032 3,324 3,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.04% 37.42% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,480 2,442 2,717
Central London median daily rate £509 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £713
London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 45
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -13.02% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.00 £12.60
90th Percentile £52.25 £36.57 £47.35
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.30% +3.41%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Central London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 18 February 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 -1 253 £475 - 147
West End of London +27 12 £488 -2.50% 1
City of Westminster +5 10 £488 +11.43% 1
Southwark +46 7 £450 +6.51%
Camden - 2 - -
Analytical Skills
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 157 (43.73%) Problem-Solving
2 153 (42.62%) Finance
3 124 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (18.38%) Microsoft
5 63 (17.55%) JavaScript
6 61 (16.99%) SQL
7 53 (14.76%) Computer Science
8 48 (13.37%) Project Management
9 47 (13.09%) Python
9 47 (13.09%) Azure
10 43 (11.98%) Java
10 43 (11.98%) Degree
11 42 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
11 42 (11.70%) Scrum
12 39 (10.86%) Banking
12 39 (10.86%) User Experience
13 37 (10.31%) Analytics
14 35 (9.75%) Test Automation
15 34 (9.47%) Algorithms
16 32 (8.91%) AWS
17 31 (8.64%) Business Analysis
17 31 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (8.36%) OO
18 30 (8.36%) GCP
19 28 (7.80%) Data Structures
19 28 (7.80%) SQL Server
20 27 (7.52%) C#
20 27 (7.52%) CSS
20 27 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
20 27 (7.52%) Visualisation

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 14 (3.90%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.62%) Confluence
3 5 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.11%) Apache
4 4 (1.11%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.56%) DNN
5 2 (0.56%) IIS
5 2 (0.56%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.56%) SAS
5 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) Moodle
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (5.01%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (1.39%) Sketch
7 3 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.56%) InVision
9 1 (0.28%) Snagit
9 1 (0.28%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Aligne
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.84%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Eikon
4 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.28%) HFM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.09%) Azure
2 32 (8.91%) AWS
3 30 (8.36%) GCP
4 12 (3.34%) Power Platform
5 11 (3.06%) Heroku
6 8 (2.23%) Office 365
7 6 (1.67%) SaaS
7 6 (1.67%) Slack
7 6 (1.67%) Trello
8 5 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.11%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.56%) G Suite
11 2 (0.56%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.56%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.56%) PaaS
11 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.34%) Firewall
2 6 (1.67%) LAN
3 4 (1.11%) DNS
4 3 (0.84%) HTTP
4 3 (0.84%) WAN
5 2 (0.56%) DHCP
5 2 (0.56%) SSL
5 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) IPv4
6 1 (0.28%) IPv6
6 1 (0.28%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.28%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) VoIP
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.52%) NoSQL
3 25 (6.96%) Big Data
4 24 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.34%) Power BI
5 12 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.39%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.39%) QlikView
8 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.11%) Flink
9 4 (1.11%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.84%) OLAP
10 3 (0.84%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (5.29%) JIRA
2 12 (3.34%) webpack
3 11 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.11%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.11%) Selenium
7 3 (0.84%) Postman
7 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.56%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.28%) Appium
9 1 (0.28%) ERwin
9 1 (0.28%) Grunt
9 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 153 (42.62%) Finance
2 39 (10.86%) Banking
3 13 (3.62%) Marketing
4 8 (2.23%) Advertising
4 8 (2.23%) Front Office
4 8 (2.23%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.95%) Legal
6 6 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.67%) Retail
6 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.39%) Publishing
8 4 (1.11%) German Language
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Automotive
10 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 2 (0.56%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Environmental Health
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 94 (26.18%) Analyst
2 80 (22.28%) Developer
3 46 (12.81%) Business Analyst
4 27 (7.52%) Senior Developer
5 24 (6.69%) Digital Developer
6 23 (6.41%) Architect
7 19 (5.29%) React Developer
8 18 (5.01%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.74%) Consultant
10 14 (3.90%) Data Analyst
11 12 (3.34%) IT Analyst
12 11 (3.06%) Senior React Developer
13 10 (2.79%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.79%) Data Scientist
13 10 (2.79%) Product Manager
14 9 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
15 8 (2.23%) Administrator
15 8 (2.23%) Java Developer
15 8 (2.23%) Risk Analyst
15 8 (2.23%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.52%) CSS
2 25 (6.96%) Node.js
2 25 (6.96%) React
3 24 (6.69%) .NET
4 21 (5.85%) HTML
5 20 (5.57%) XML
6 16 (4.46%) Redux
7 14 (3.90%) Web Services
8 13 (3.62%) AngularJS
8 13 (3.62%) D3.js
9 11 (3.06%) GraphQL
9 11 (3.06%) Jest
10 10 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (2.51%) JSON
11 9 (2.51%) REST
11 9 (2.51%) Spring
12 7 (1.95%) HTML5
12 7 (1.95%) Kafka
13 6 (1.67%) Pandas
13 6 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.86%) User Experience
2 34 (9.47%) Algorithms
3 28 (7.80%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.62%) Analytical Mindset
4 13 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.79%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.39%) Derivative
9 4 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.11%) iPhone
9 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.11%) Wiki
10 3 (0.84%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.56%) Tandem
11 2 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.24%) Windows
2 10 (2.79%) Linux
2 10 (2.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.23%) Unix
4 7 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.67%) Android
5 6 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (43.73%) Problem-Solving
2 124 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (14.76%) Computer Science
4 48 (13.37%) Project Management
5 42 (11.70%) Scrum
6 37 (10.31%) Analytics
7 35 (9.75%) Test Automation
8 31 (8.64%) Business Analysis
8 31 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (8.36%) OO
10 27 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (7.52%) Visualisation
11 26 (7.24%) DevOps
12 25 (6.96%) Decision-Making
13 24 (6.69%) OOD
13 24 (6.69%) Software Engineering
14 23 (6.41%) Use Case
15 22 (6.13%) Migration
15 22 (6.13%) User Stories
15 22 (6.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.55%) JavaScript
2 61 (16.99%) SQL
3 47 (13.09%) Python
4 43 (11.98%) Java
5 27 (7.52%) C#
6 17 (4.74%) TypeScript
7 14 (3.90%) Ruby
8 12 (3.34%) Scala
9 11 (3.06%) ES6
9 11 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.79%) R
11 9 (2.51%) C
11 9 (2.51%) Go
12 7 (1.95%) Groovy
13 6 (1.67%) VBA
14 5 (1.39%) C++
14 5 (1.39%) PHP
15 4 (1.11%) Java 8
15 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (11.98%) Degree
2 14 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.79%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.23%) CISSP
6 7 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.39%) ISEB
7 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.39%) PhD
8 4 (1.11%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.11%) CBAP
8 4 (1.11%) MCSE
9 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.84%) MCSA
9 3 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.84%) PMP
10 2 (0.56%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.41%) QA
2 7 (1.95%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.95%) PMO
2 7 (1.95%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) EMIR
3 3 (0.84%) GDPR
3 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) IFRS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.56%) NIST
4 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.28%) GAAP
5 1 (0.28%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (7.24%) Docker
2 15 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (5.29%) Kubernetes
1 19 (5.29%) Terraform
2 10 (2.79%) SCCM
3 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.39%) Puppet
5 4 (1.11%) CFEngine
5 4 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (1.11%) Nagios
6 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.56%) Control-M
8 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.28%) Ansible
8 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.28%) FTK
8 1 (0.28%) Matomo
8 1 (0.28%) Nessus
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 66 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.18%) Oracle
3 13 (3.62%) Tableau
4 10 (2.79%) Google
5 8 (2.23%) VMware
6 7 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.67%) Adobe
7 6 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.39%) Cisco
8 5 (1.39%) Citrix
8 5 (1.39%) HP
8 5 (1.39%) IBM
8 5 (1.39%) Remedy
8 5 (1.39%) Splunk
8 5 (1.39%) Sybase
9 4 (1.11%) Dell
9 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.11%) SAP
9 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.11%) Xamarin