Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 196 146 319
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.77% 6.03% 4.84%
As % of the General category 9.52% 10.22% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 112 213
10th Percentile £361 £272 £275
25th Percentile £414 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £498 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.02% -0.50% -
75th Percentile £650 £556 £625
90th Percentile £748 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £510 £471 £500
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.90% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
10th Percentile " £14.67 £12.05
25th Percentile £25.25 £15.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 £29.23 £16.60
Median % change year-on-year -12.75% +76.05% -11.23%
75th Percentile £25.75 £38.73 £17.65
90th Percentile " £38.75 £18.21
Central London median hourly rate £22.75 £29.23 £16.95
% change year-on-year -22.16% +72.42% -6.35%

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 2,058 1,428 3,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.58% 58.96% 60.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,475 1,018 3,041
10th Percentile £363 £306 £315
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £510 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% -
75th Percentile £675 £605 £605
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 51
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £13.69 £14.09 £12.87
Median hourly rate £23.23 £21.37 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +8.69% +9.58% +4.28%
75th Percentile £32.55 £38.66 £24.47
90th Percentile £37.75 £46.54 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.37 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.85% +16.84% +6.95%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 5 £600 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 73 (37.24%) Finance
2 68 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (34.18%) Social Skills
4 60 (30.61%) SQL
5 52 (26.53%) Python
6 50 (25.51%) Analytics
7 46 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (22.45%) Data Analysis
9 42 (21.43%) Degree
10 35 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (17.86%) Data Science
11 34 (17.35%) Java
12 32 (16.33%) Algorithms
13 31 (15.82%) Machine Learning
13 31 (15.82%) Visualisation
14 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 30 (15.31%) Banking
15 29 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (14.80%) Presentation Skills
16 27 (13.78%) Asset Management
16 27 (13.78%) Mathematics
17 26 (13.27%) Marketing
17 26 (13.27%) Statistics
17 26 (13.27%) Management Information System
17 26 (13.27%) Decision-Making
18 25 (12.76%) R
19 24 (12.24%) DevOps
20 22 (11.22%) Data Structures
21 21 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
21 21 (10.71%) CRM

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 19 (9.69%) Apache Spark
2 18 (9.18%) Jupyter
3 6 (3.06%) Apache
4 4 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.02%) Confluence
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) JBoss
5 2 (1.02%) nginx
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.51%) Appian
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.02%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Eikon
2 2 (1.02%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.51%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.51%) RMDS
3 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.71%) AWS
1 21 (10.71%) Azure
2 14 (7.14%) Power Platform
3 5 (2.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (2.55%) GCP
3 5 (2.55%) Serverless
4 4 (2.04%) GitHub
5 3 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.53%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.51%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) Heroku
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) DHCP
2 3 (1.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.02%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.02%) LAN
3 2 (1.02%) WAN
3 2 (1.02%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.51%) 4G
4 1 (0.51%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.51%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.51%) VoIP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
4 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (10.20%) QlikView
3 17 (8.67%) Big Data
4 14 (7.14%) Power BI
5 11 (5.61%) Data Lake
6 10 (5.10%) Tableau
7 9 (4.59%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.04%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.04%) MS Access
9 4 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.04%) Parquet
9 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.53%) Metadata
10 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) JIRA
2 9 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.04%) Maven
4 4 (2.04%) Subversion
5 3 (1.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.53%) Postman
5 3 (1.53%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.02%) Appium
6 2 (1.02%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (1.02%) JMeter
6 2 (1.02%) JUnit
6 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.02%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (1.02%) REST Assured
6 2 (1.02%) Selenium
6 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.51%) LSMW
7 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 73 (37.24%) Finance
2 67 (34.18%) Social Skills
3 30 (15.31%) Banking
4 29 (14.80%) Presentation Skills
5 26 (13.27%) Marketing
6 16 (8.16%) Front Office
7 10 (5.10%) Financial Institution
7 10 (5.10%) Retail
8 9 (4.59%) Investment Banking
9 8 (4.08%) Public Sector
10 5 (2.55%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (2.55%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (2.55%) Legal
10 5 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
12 2 (1.02%) Arabic Language
12 2 (1.02%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (1.02%) Korean Language
12 2 (1.02%) Local Government
12 2 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 50 (25.51%) Analyst
2 35 (17.86%) Developer
3 25 (12.76%) Data Scientist
4 24 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.69%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.65%) Data Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Architect
8 9 (4.59%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.59%) Product Manager
9 6 (3.06%) Scala Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (2.55%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (2.55%) Data Business Analyst
10 5 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.04%) Digital Analyst
11 4 (2.04%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 4 (2.04%) Java Scala Developer
11 4 (2.04%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.04%) Python Engineer
11 4 (2.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.18%) D3.js
2 17 (8.67%) Shiny
3 13 (6.63%) HTML
4 12 (6.12%) Spring
5 10 (5.10%) Kafka
6 8 (4.08%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.57%) CSS
7 7 (3.57%) React
7 7 (3.57%) Spring Boot
7 7 (3.57%) Web Services
8 6 (3.06%) REST
8 6 (3.06%) XML
9 5 (2.55%) .NET
9 5 (2.55%) Gherkin
9 5 (2.55%) RESTful
10 4 (2.04%) Node.js
10 4 (2.04%) PostGIS
11 3 (1.53%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (1.53%) JSON
11 3 (1.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.33%) Algorithms
2 26 (13.27%) Management Information System
3 22 (11.22%) Data Structures
4 18 (9.18%) Social Media
5 13 (6.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (4.59%) User Experience
8 8 (4.08%) Derivative
9 6 (3.06%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.53%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (1.53%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.53%) NHS
12 2 (1.02%) Clustering
12 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.02%) Equities
12 2 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.08%) Unix
2 5 (2.55%) Linux
3 4 (2.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (25.51%) Analytics
3 46 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (22.45%) Data Analysis
5 35 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (17.86%) Data Science
6 31 (15.82%) Machine Learning
6 31 (15.82%) Visualisation
7 27 (13.78%) Asset Management
7 27 (13.78%) Mathematics
8 26 (13.27%) Decision-Making
8 26 (13.27%) Statistics
9 24 (12.24%) DevOps
10 21 (10.71%) CRM
10 21 (10.71%) Multithreading
11 20 (10.20%) Bayesian Methods
11 20 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (9.69%) Investment Management
12 19 (9.69%) Mentoring
12 19 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.61%) SQL
2 52 (26.53%) Python
3 34 (17.35%) Java
4 25 (12.76%) R
5 18 (9.18%) Scala
5 18 (9.18%) VBA
6 10 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.57%) C#
8 6 (3.06%) Java 8
8 6 (3.06%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.06%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.55%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.53%) C
11 3 (1.53%) C++
12 2 (1.02%) Perl
12 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.02%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.02%) CFA
4 2 (1.02%) GIAC
4 2 (1.02%) ISEB
4 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.02%) PMP
4 2 (1.02%) SANS
5 1 (0.51%) ACCA
5 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) MBA
5 1 (0.51%) MCT
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.51%) MOS
5 1 (0.51%) OCP
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.51%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.16%) QA
2 6 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.04%) GDPR
4 3 (1.53%) IFRS
5 2 (1.02%) Accessibility
5 2 (1.02%) MiFID
5 2 (1.02%) PMO
5 2 (1.02%) SLA
5 2 (1.02%) UCITS
6 1 (0.51%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.51%) EMIR
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) Docker
2 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.02%) Snort
3 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) NFS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.53%) Ansible
3 2 (1.02%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.51%) CASB
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (9.69%) Alteryx
3 14 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.08%) Oracle
5 6 (3.06%) Solace
6 5 (2.55%) Google
6 5 (2.55%) IBM
7 4 (2.04%) SAP
7 4 (2.04%) Splunk
8 3 (1.53%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.53%) Databricks
8 3 (1.53%) HP
8 3 (1.53%) VMware
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco
9 2 (1.02%) Citrix
9 2 (1.02%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.02%) Reuters
9 2 (1.02%) Tanium
10 1 (0.51%) Juniper