Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Actionable Insight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Actionable Insight over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Actionable Insights (or Actionable Intelligence, Actionable Recommendations)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 236 241
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing Actionable Insight 22 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 5
City of London median daily rate £525 £438 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +52.17% -11.54%
10th Percentile £453 £313 £268
90th Percentile £577 £568 £515
Central London median daily rate £525 £375 £424
% change year-on-year +40.00% -11.50% +30.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Actionable Insight is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,713 6,169 6,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.14% 87.65% 89.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,446 4,880 4,661
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £345 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 106 57
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -8.78% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.28 £13.31
90th Percentile £55.90 £29.28 £31.05
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.84% - -6.50%

Actionable Insight
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Actionable Insight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Insight in the City of London

Actionable Insight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Actionable Insight in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Actionable Insight in the City of London

Actionable Insight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Actionable Insight in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Actionable Insight in the City of London

Actionable Insight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Actionable Insight in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Actionable Insight in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Actionable Insight 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 City of London region with a requirement for Actionable Insight.

1 18 (81.82%) Analytics
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) User Stories
4 13 (59.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 12 (54.55%) SEO
5 12 (54.55%) User Experience
5 12 (54.55%) B2B
5 12 (54.55%) B2C
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Data Science
7 4 (18.18%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) AWS
8 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning
9 2 (9.09%) Big Data
9 2 (9.09%) R
9 2 (9.09%) Kafka
9 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (9.09%) Data Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Actionable Customer Insight
9 2 (9.09%) Power Platform
9 2 (9.09%) Power BI
9 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
9 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
9 2 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) Retail
9 2 (9.09%) Statistics
9 2 (9.09%) Degree

Actionable Insight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.09%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) HBase
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Product Owner
2 12 (54.55%) Digital Product Owner
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior User Researcher
5 1 (4.55%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) NumPy
2 1 (4.55%) scikit-learn
2 1 (4.55%) SciPy
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) User Experience
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) CentOS
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Analytics
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) User Stories
3 13 (59.09%) Customer-Centricity
4 12 (54.55%) B2B
4 12 (54.55%) B2C
4 12 (54.55%) SEO
5 4 (18.18%) Data Science
6 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning
6 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.09%) Actionable Customer Insight
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Data Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Statistics
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) R
3 1 (4.55%) HiveQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.55%) New Relic
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Talend
2 1 (4.55%) Yahoo!