Period
to 14 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 14 May 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 23 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 174 222 351
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.29% 6.60% 5.42%
As % of the General category 10.53% 11.62% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 154 237
10th Percentile £359 £214 £287
25th Percentile £409 £385 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £453 £480
Median % change year-on-year +16.02% -5.73% -4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £548 £588
90th Percentile £750 £646 £650
Central London median daily rate £523 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +16.11% -7.69% -0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
10th Percentile " £10.98 £14.25
25th Percentile £35.75 £14.38 £16.15
Median hourly rate £36.50 £16.95 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year +115.34% - -19.29%
75th Percentile £37.25 £38.68 £18.35
90th Percentile " £38.75 £18.58
Central London median hourly rate £28.25 £16.95 £17.30
% change year-on-year +66.67% -2.02% -11.28%

Analytical Skills is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,652 1,910 3,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.68% 56.78% 61.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,158 1,389 3,026
10th Percentile £358 £269 £310
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £650 £613 £606
90th Percentile £720 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 46
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £11.50 £12.69 £12.57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.85 £17.48
Median % change year-on-year -18.77% +2.12% -6.52%
75th Percentile £25.18 £31.10 £21.00
90th Percentile £32.15 £44.11 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year -6.42% - -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 14 May 2021. 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
London Bridge +1 8 £600 +41.18%
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 68 (39.08%) Finance
2 59 (33.91%) Social Skills
3 49 (28.16%) SQL
4 48 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (24.71%) Python
6 41 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (21.84%) Degree
8 37 (21.26%) Analytics
9 36 (20.69%) Data Analysis
10 31 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (16.67%) Data Science
12 28 (16.09%) Machine Learning
13 27 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
14 26 (14.94%) Banking
14 26 (14.94%) Algorithms
15 25 (14.37%) Mathematics
16 23 (13.22%) AWS
16 23 (13.22%) Java
16 23 (13.22%) Presentation Skills
17 22 (12.64%) Statistics
17 22 (12.64%) Management Information System
17 22 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (12.64%) Apache Spark
17 22 (12.64%) Big Data
18 21 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (11.49%) Asset Management
19 20 (11.49%) Decision-Making
20 18 (10.34%) Front Office
20 18 (10.34%) R
21 17 (9.77%) Data Structures

Analytical Skills
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 22 (12.64%) Apache Spark
2 12 (6.90%) Jupyter
3 9 (5.17%) Apache
4 8 (4.60%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.15%) JBoss
5 2 (1.15%) WordPress
6 1 (0.57%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.57%) Appian
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) nginx
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.15%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Eikon
2 2 (1.15%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.57%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.57%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.57%) RMDS
3 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.22%) AWS
2 10 (5.75%) Azure
3 9 (5.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.45%) GCP
4 6 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.15%) Heroku
6 2 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Serverless
7 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) HTTP
2 5 (2.87%) DHCP
2 5 (2.87%) DNS
3 3 (1.72%) Internet
4 2 (1.15%) 3G
4 2 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.15%) Firewall
4 2 (1.15%) IPv4
4 2 (1.15%) Network Security
4 2 (1.15%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.15%) VoIP
4 2 (1.15%) VPN
4 2 (1.15%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.57%) 4G
5 1 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.57%) Intranet
5 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (12.64%) Big Data
3 15 (8.62%) Data Lake
4 13 (7.47%) QlikView
5 11 (6.32%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.60%) Parquet
7 8 (4.60%) Snowflake Schema
8 6 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.45%) Power BI
9 5 (2.87%) Tableau
10 4 (2.30%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.30%) MS Access
10 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.72%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.15%) Looker
12 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) JIRA
2 6 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.72%) Maven
3 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.15%) IDA Disassembler
4 2 (1.15%) Postman
4 2 (1.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) LSMW
5 1 (0.57%) Moq
5 1 (0.57%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.57%) Storybook
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.57%) webpack
5 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
General
1 68 (39.08%) Finance
2 59 (33.91%) Social Skills
3 26 (14.94%) Banking
4 23 (13.22%) Presentation Skills
5 18 (10.34%) Front Office
6 17 (9.77%) Marketing
7 10 (5.75%) Financial Institution
8 9 (5.17%) Investment Banking
9 8 (4.60%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (4.02%) Public Sector
10 7 (4.02%) Retail
11 5 (2.87%) Legal
12 4 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (2.30%) Retail Banking
13 3 (1.72%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
14 2 (1.15%) Arabic Language
14 2 (1.15%) Local Government
14 2 (1.15%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (28.16%) Analyst
2 22 (12.64%) Business Analyst
3 21 (12.07%) Developer
4 18 (10.34%) Data Engineer
4 18 (10.34%) Data Scientist
5 11 (6.32%) Java Developer
6 8 (4.60%) Architect
6 8 (4.60%) Product Manager
7 7 (4.02%) Qualitative Analyst
7 7 (4.02%) Quantitative Analyst
7 7 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Python Engineer
10 4 (2.30%) Consultant
10 4 (2.30%) Product Owner
10 4 (2.30%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.30%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) HTML
2 13 (7.47%) Kafka
3 12 (6.90%) D3.js
3 12 (6.90%) Shiny
4 10 (5.75%) Spring
4 10 (5.75%) Web Services
4 10 (5.75%) XML
5 8 (4.60%) PostGIS
6 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.45%) .NET
7 6 (3.45%) CSS
7 6 (3.45%) React
7 6 (3.45%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.72%) JSON
8 3 (1.72%) Node.js
8 3 (1.72%) REST
9 2 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.15%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.15%) Java EE
9 2 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Algorithms
2 22 (12.64%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.77%) Data Structures
3 17 (9.77%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (9.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (7.47%) Social Media
6 12 (6.90%) Market Risk
7 10 (5.75%) Derivative
8 9 (5.17%) User Experience
9 6 (3.45%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.72%) Clustering
10 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.72%) NHS
11 2 (1.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.60%) Unix
2 6 (3.45%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) Linux
4 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (21.26%) Analytics
4 36 (20.69%) Data Analysis
5 29 (16.67%) Data Science
6 28 (16.09%) Machine Learning
7 25 (14.37%) Mathematics
8 22 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (12.64%) Statistics
9 21 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (11.49%) Asset Management
10 20 (11.49%) Decision-Making
11 17 (9.77%) Visualisation
12 16 (9.20%) Change Management
12 16 (9.20%) Use Case
13 15 (8.62%) CRM
13 15 (8.62%) Data Pipeline
13 15 (8.62%) Project Management
14 14 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (8.05%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.16%) SQL
2 43 (24.71%) Python
3 23 (13.22%) Java
4 18 (10.34%) R
5 12 (6.90%) VBA
6 10 (5.75%) Scala
7 8 (4.60%) C++
8 6 (3.45%) C#
8 6 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.87%) Java 8
9 5 (2.87%) Kotlin
9 5 (2.87%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.72%) Haskell
11 3 (1.72%) VB
11 3 (1.72%) VBScript
12 2 (1.15%) Perl
12 2 (1.15%) PHP
12 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Degree
2 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.30%) PhD
5 3 (1.72%) SAFe Agilist
6 2 (1.15%) ACCA
6 2 (1.15%) CFA
6 2 (1.15%) GIAC
6 2 (1.15%) ISEB
6 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.15%) SANS
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.57%) MBA
7 1 (0.57%) MCT
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.57%) MOS
7 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) QA
2 4 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.72%) GDPR
3 3 (1.72%) IFRS
3 3 (1.72%) MiFID
3 3 (1.72%) UCITS
4 2 (1.15%) AIFMD
4 2 (1.15%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.15%) PMO
4 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.15%) Snort
3 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) NFS
4 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Ansible
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (7.47%) Alteryx
3 12 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.45%) Oracle
4 6 (3.45%) Solace
4 6 (3.45%) Splunk
5 5 (2.87%) VMware
6 4 (2.30%) Google
6 4 (2.30%) SAP
6 4 (2.30%) Talend
7 3 (1.72%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.72%) Cisco
8 2 (1.15%) Cadence
8 2 (1.15%) IBM
8 2 (1.15%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.15%) Reuters
8 2 (1.15%) Tanium
9 1 (0.57%) Casewise
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) Huawei