Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 255 124 247
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.47% 5.97% 4.99%
As % of the General category 11.23% 9.98% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 80 186
10th Percentile £361 £306 £210
25th Percentile £500 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £523 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £643 £625 £583
90th Percentile £788 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
10th Percentile £24.25 £18.88 £10.94
25th Percentile £33.25 £21.69 £11.00
Median hourly rate £48.50 £27.25 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year +77.98% +60.77% +7.28%
75th Percentile £61.75 £32.69 £25.76
90th Percentile £62.20 £35.43 -
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 £27.25 £16.95
% change year-on-year +77.98% +60.77% +5.94%

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 2,270 1,242 2,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.57% 59.77% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,730 897 2,054
10th Percentile £363 £310 £263
25th Percentile £485 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £510
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
75th Percentile £675 £618 £625
90th Percentile £775 £697 £694
Central London median daily rate £563 £523 £500
% change year-on-year +7.66% +4.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 33
10th Percentile £18.56 £13.50 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +70.45% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £51.75 £36.50 £21.00
90th Percentile £62.35 £46.00 £28.60
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year +70.45% +16.71% +0.80%

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 23 January 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 107 (41.96%) Social Skills
2 92 (36.08%) SQL
3 86 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (32.55%) Finance
5 82 (32.16%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (18.43%) Analytics
7 43 (16.86%) Python
8 36 (14.12%) Degree
9 34 (13.33%) ITIL
10 33 (12.94%) AWS
11 32 (12.55%) Java
11 32 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (12.55%) DevOps
12 30 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 30 (11.76%) Scrum
13 29 (11.37%) Data Analysis
13 29 (11.37%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (10.98%) Computer Science
14 28 (10.98%) CI/CD
15 27 (10.59%) Project Management
15 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
16 26 (10.20%) Analytical Mindset
17 23 (9.02%) SQL Server
17 23 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (9.02%) QA
18 22 (8.63%) Banking
18 22 (8.63%) Data Modelling
18 22 (8.63%) Data Science
19 21 (8.24%) Project Delivery
19 21 (8.24%) Data Protection

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 13 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.96%) Confluence
3 3 (1.18%) Apache
3 3 (1.18%) Appian
3 3 (1.18%) IIS
3 3 (1.18%) JBoss
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.18%) SAS
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.39%) Jetty
5 1 (0.39%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.39%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.78%) Sketch
6 1 (0.39%) InVision
6 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.39%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.94%) AWS
2 20 (7.84%) Azure
3 17 (6.67%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.53%) GitHub
4 9 (3.53%) Serverless
5 8 (3.14%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.14%) GCP
5 8 (3.14%) PaaS
6 6 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.35%) Google Analytics
6 6 (2.35%) Google Data Studio
6 6 (2.35%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (2.35%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.57%) AWS Fargate
7 4 (1.57%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) Internet
1 4 (1.57%) VPN
1 4 (1.57%) Wireless
2 2 (0.78%) DHCP
2 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) 5G
3 1 (0.39%) ATM
3 1 (0.39%) Broadband
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.37%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.06%) Tableau
4 17 (6.67%) Power BI
5 14 (5.49%) Big Data
6 10 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.14%) BigQuery
8 6 (2.35%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.35%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.35%) MySQL
8 6 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.96%) Metadata
9 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.96%) Parquet
9 5 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.57%) Looker
10 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.27%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.88%) JIRA
3 6 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.35%) Subversion
3 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.57%) NUnit
5 4 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.18%) Maven
6 3 (1.18%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.78%) Postman
7 2 (0.78%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.39%) Appium
8 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.39%) CANoe
8 1 (0.39%) GitLab
General
1 107 (41.96%) Social Skills
2 83 (32.55%) Finance
3 22 (8.63%) Banking
4 19 (7.45%) Financial Institution
4 19 (7.45%) Presentation Skills
5 17 (6.67%) Legal
6 16 (6.27%) Influencing Skills
7 14 (5.49%) Public Sector
8 13 (5.10%) Marketing
8 13 (5.10%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (4.31%) Front Office
10 6 (2.35%) Law
11 5 (1.96%) Back Office
11 5 (1.96%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.57%) Retail
13 3 (1.18%) Advertising
13 3 (1.18%) Billing
13 3 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (1.18%) International Banking
14 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (33.33%) Analyst
2 37 (14.51%) Developer
3 28 (10.98%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.84%) Data Analyst
5 17 (6.67%) Architect
6 15 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 15 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.10%) Applications Support Analyst
7 13 (5.10%) Data Scientist
8 10 (3.92%) Senior Manager
9 9 (3.53%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.14%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.14%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.14%) Tester
11 7 (2.75%) Manual Tester
11 7 (2.75%) Senior Service Manager
11 7 (2.75%) Service Analyst
11 7 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.35%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.27%) .NET
2 15 (5.88%) HTML
3 14 (5.49%) CSS
3 14 (5.49%) RESTful
4 10 (3.92%) React
4 10 (3.92%) XML
5 9 (3.53%) JSON
6 8 (3.14%) Kafka
6 8 (3.14%) Spring
7 7 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (2.75%) Node.js
7 7 (2.75%) REST
8 6 (2.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.35%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (1.96%) Web Services
10 4 (1.57%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.57%) SOAP
11 3 (1.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.20%) Analytical Mindset
2 18 (7.06%) Hedge funds
3 14 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.53%) Equities
5 9 (3.53%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.14%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.75%) User Experience
8 6 (2.35%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.35%) Social Media
9 5 (1.96%) Derivative
10 4 (1.57%) CMDB
10 4 (1.57%) Housing Association
10 4 (1.57%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.57%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.45%) Windows
2 13 (5.10%) Linux
3 11 (4.31%) Unix
4 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.78%) Android
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.16%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (18.43%) Analytics
4 34 (13.33%) ITIL
5 32 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (12.55%) DevOps
6 30 (11.76%) Scrum
7 29 (11.37%) Data Analysis
8 28 (10.98%) CI/CD
8 28 (10.98%) Computer Science
9 27 (10.59%) Project Management
10 23 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.63%) Data Modelling
11 22 (8.63%) Data Science
12 21 (8.24%) Data Protection
12 21 (8.24%) Project Delivery
13 20 (7.84%) Service Management
13 20 (7.84%) Visualisation
14 19 (7.45%) Migration
15 18 (7.06%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.08%) SQL
2 43 (16.86%) Python
3 32 (12.55%) Java
4 18 (7.06%) C#
5 17 (6.67%) R
6 14 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.92%) C
8 7 (2.75%) Scala
8 7 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.96%) C++
10 5 (1.96%) Groovy
11 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.18%) Ruby
12 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.78%) Bash
13 2 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.78%) PHP
13 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (14.12%) Degree
2 21 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.18%) PhD
7 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.78%) GCFA
7 2 (0.78%) GCFE
7 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.78%) OCP
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.78%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.39%) MBA
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.02%) QA
2 16 (6.27%) GDPR
3 15 (5.88%) Data Quality
4 9 (3.53%) SLA
5 3 (1.18%) Accessibility
5 3 (1.18%) PMO
6 2 (0.78%) EMIR
6 2 (0.78%) IFRS
6 2 (0.78%) MiFID
7 1 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.39%) GAAP
7 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (6.67%) Docker
2 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) Kubernetes
1 11 (4.31%) Terraform
2 9 (3.53%) Ansible
3 3 (1.18%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.78%) EnCase
4 2 (0.78%) Istio
4 2 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.78%) SCCM
4 2 (0.78%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.39%) Grafana
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 30 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.06%) Oracle
3 10 (3.92%) Google
4 9 (3.53%) Splunk
5 7 (2.75%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.96%) Databricks
7 3 (1.18%) Apple
7 3 (1.18%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.18%) IBM
7 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.18%) Refinitiv
7 3 (1.18%) SAP
7 3 (1.18%) Talend
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco
8 2 (0.78%) EMC
8 2 (0.78%) HP
8 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Sybase
8 2 (0.78%) Veeam
8 2 (0.78%) VMware