Period
to 3 June 2020

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Data Analyst
London > Central London
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 172 179
Rank change year-on-year +57 +7 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 57 112 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.56% 1.35% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.43% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 85 96
Median daily rate £475 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -
10th Percentile £324 £243 £226
90th Percentile £588 £633 £538
London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.58% +28.49%
London median hourly rate £21.93 £22.29 £21.26
% change year-on-year -1.62% +4.82% +8.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 3,423 7,811 8,670
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 94.15% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,444 5,956 6,721
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 82 139
Median hourly rate £33.01 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.02% +6.58% +12.31%
10th Percentile £12.58 £11.30 £12.49
90th Percentile £51.95 £55.76 £38.55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.16 £21.50
% change year-on-year +65.45% -1.60% -4.44%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Central London

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Central London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Central London

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Central London

Data Analyst
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 Data Analyst within the Central London region over the 6 months to 3 June 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 +50 49 £475 +5.56% 1
Lambeth - 1 £175 -
Data Analyst
London

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Data Modelling
3 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (36.84%) Analytics
4 20 (35.09%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (33.33%) Finance
6 18 (31.58%) Data Analysis
7 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (24.56%) Data Cleansing
9 12 (21.05%) Data Governance
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.30%) Data Mining
10 11 (19.30%) Validation
10 11 (19.30%) Data Quality
10 11 (19.30%) Business Analytics
10 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
10 11 (19.30%) Power BI
10 11 (19.30%) GDPR
10 11 (19.30%) Power Platform
11 10 (17.54%) Workshop Facilitation
11 10 (17.54%) IFRS
11 10 (17.54%) Data Validation
11 10 (17.54%) QlikView
11 10 (17.54%) Migration
11 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (17.54%) XML
12 9 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
12 9 (15.79%) Solvency II
12 9 (15.79%) Waterfall

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (5.26%) SAS
1 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Power Platform
2 3 (5.26%) Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Power Automate
3 2 (3.51%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.75%) Apigee
4 1 (1.75%) AWS
4 1 (1.75%) G Suite
4 1 (1.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) Data Mining
2 11 (19.30%) Power BI
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 10 (17.54%) QlikView
4 9 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.02%) Big Data
6 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.51%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.75%) DBAmp
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Front Office
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.75%) Derivative
3 1 (1.75%) Equities
3 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.75%) FMCG
3 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Data Modelling
2 21 (36.84%) Analytics
3 20 (35.09%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (31.58%) Data Analysis
5 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.56%) Data Cleansing
7 12 (21.05%) Data Governance
8 11 (19.30%) Business Analytics
8 11 (19.30%) Validation
9 10 (17.54%) Data Validation
9 10 (17.54%) Migration
9 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (17.54%) Workshop Facilitation
10 9 (15.79%) Data Enrichment
10 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
10 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
12 7 (12.28%) Data Management
12 7 (12.28%) Data Mapping
13 5 (8.77%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Python
3 5 (8.77%) R
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) CBAP
3 1 (1.75%) IIBA
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) Data Quality
1 11 (19.30%) GDPR
2 10 (17.54%) IFRS
3 9 (15.79%) Solvency II
4 4 (7.02%) QA
5 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Alteryx
2 4 (7.02%) Tableau
2 4 (7.02%) Teradata
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) hybris
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
4 1 (1.75%) Netezza
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Sparx
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Talend