Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 218 101 262
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.70% 5.70% 4.39%
As % of the General category 9.57% 9.29% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 69 187
10th Percentile £375 £306 £261
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £648 £638 £638
90th Percentile £758 £708 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £476
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.15% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
10th Percentile £19.65 £17.05 £11.90
25th Percentile £21.75 £17.13 £12.13
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year +34.21% +46.15% -16.13%
75th Percentile £30.75 £21.63 £19.63
90th Percentile £33.75 £22.15 £23.31
Central London median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +34.21% +46.15% -25.71%

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 2,279 1,087 3,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.58% 61.34% 55.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 770 2,572
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £569 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £613
90th Percentile £770 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £560 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.20
25th Percentile £18.25 £17.13 £13.25
Median hourly rate £25.50 £23.00 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year +10.87% +10.42% +11.39%
75th Percentile £35.00 £37.94 £21.50
90th Percentile £42.35 £46.00 £26.40
Central London median hourly rate £25.50 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.87% +9.52% +12.30%

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 16 October 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
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 16 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 88 (40.37%) Finance
2 84 (38.53%) Problem-Solving
3 81 (37.16%) Social Skills
4 80 (36.70%) SQL
5 65 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (25.23%) Analytics
7 53 (24.31%) Python
8 45 (20.64%) Java
9 43 (19.72%) Degree
10 41 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (18.35%) Data Analysis
12 36 (16.51%) Visualisation
13 35 (16.06%) Data Science
14 34 (15.60%) DevOps
15 33 (15.14%) Decision-Making
16 31 (14.22%) Mathematics
16 31 (14.22%) Microsoft
17 30 (13.76%) Microsoft Excel
18 29 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (13.30%) Azure
18 29 (13.30%) AWS
18 29 (13.30%) Algorithms
19 28 (12.84%) Statistics
19 28 (12.84%) Marketing
20 27 (12.39%) Asset Management
21 26 (11.93%) Presentation Skills
22 25 (11.47%) Data Modelling
23 23 (10.55%) Machine Learning
23 23 (10.55%) R
23 23 (10.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 16 (7.34%) Jupyter
2 12 (5.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.38%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) Confluence
3 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.92%) CMS
4 2 (0.92%) IIS
4 2 (0.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.46%) Appian
5 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.46%) nginx
5 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.46%) SAS
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (13.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (10.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (0.46%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.30%) AWS
1 29 (13.30%) Azure
2 18 (8.26%) Power Platform
3 11 (5.05%) Serverless
4 7 (3.21%) GitHub
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.29%) GCP
6 4 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (1.83%) PaaS
7 3 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.38%) AWS Fargate
7 3 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.38%) CloudFront
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (1.38%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.38%) SaaS
8 2 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) LAN
1 3 (1.38%) VPN
1 3 (1.38%) WAN
1 3 (1.38%) Wireless
2 2 (0.92%) Firewall
2 2 (0.92%) HTTP
2 2 (0.92%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.46%) ATM
3 1 (0.46%) Broadband
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.46%) Skype
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
3 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.26%) Power BI
2 18 (8.26%) QlikView
3 16 (7.34%) Tableau
4 12 (5.50%) Big Data
4 12 (5.50%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.05%) Data Lake
6 9 (4.13%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.29%) BigQuery
9 5 (2.29%) MySQL
10 4 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.83%) Metadata
10 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.13%) JIRA
4 7 (3.21%) Subversion
5 5 (2.29%) Maven
5 5 (2.29%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.38%) Appium
7 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.38%) JMeter
7 3 (1.38%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.38%) Postman
7 3 (1.38%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (1.38%) Selenium
7 3 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.92%) NUnit
General
1 88 (40.37%) Finance
2 81 (37.16%) Social Skills
3 28 (12.84%) Marketing
4 26 (11.93%) Presentation Skills
5 21 (9.63%) Banking
6 15 (6.88%) Financial Institution
7 11 (5.05%) Front Office
7 11 (5.05%) Legal
7 11 (5.05%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (4.13%) Influencing Skills
8 9 (4.13%) Retail
9 6 (2.75%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (2.29%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.83%) Back Office
12 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.92%) Advertising
13 2 (0.92%) Billing
13 2 (0.92%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.92%) Law
13 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (22.48%) Analyst
2 43 (19.72%) Developer
3 26 (11.93%) Data Scientist
4 21 (9.63%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.17%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.88%) Data Analyst
7 13 (5.96%) Architect
8 10 (4.59%) Data Engineer
9 8 (3.67%) Scala Developer
10 6 (2.75%) Lead Developer
10 6 (2.75%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.75%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.75%) Tester
11 5 (2.29%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (2.29%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (1.83%) .NET Developer
12 4 (1.83%) C# Developer
12 4 (1.83%) Product Manager
12 4 (1.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.26%) RESTful
2 16 (7.34%) D3.js
3 15 (6.88%) Shiny
4 12 (5.50%) HTML
5 11 (5.05%) .NET
6 10 (4.59%) CSS
6 10 (4.59%) React
6 10 (4.59%) Spring
7 7 (3.21%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.21%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (3.21%) JSON
8 6 (2.75%) Gherkin
8 6 (2.75%) SOAP
9 5 (2.29%) Matplotlib
9 5 (2.29%) PyMC3
9 5 (2.29%) REST
9 5 (2.29%) XML
10 4 (1.83%) Kafka
10 4 (1.83%) Web Services
11 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.30%) Algorithms
2 20 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.80%) Social Media
4 15 (6.88%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.59%) Hedge funds
6 9 (4.13%) Analytical Mindset
7 8 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.75%) Equities
10 5 (2.29%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.83%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.83%) User Experience
11 4 (1.83%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.38%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.38%) Derivative
12 3 (1.38%) Legacy Applications
13 2 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.05%) Windows
2 9 (4.13%) Unix
3 7 (3.21%) Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (38.53%) Problem-Solving
2 65 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (25.23%) Analytics
4 41 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (18.35%) Data Analysis
6 36 (16.51%) Visualisation
7 35 (16.06%) Data Science
8 34 (15.60%) DevOps
9 33 (15.14%) Decision-Making
10 31 (14.22%) Mathematics
11 28 (12.84%) Statistics
12 27 (12.39%) Asset Management
13 25 (11.47%) Data Modelling
14 23 (10.55%) Machine Learning
15 22 (10.09%) Bayesian Methods
16 20 (9.17%) Computer Science
16 20 (9.17%) Multithreading
16 20 (9.17%) Scrum
17 19 (8.72%) Investment Management
18 18 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.70%) SQL
2 53 (24.31%) Python
3 45 (20.64%) Java
4 23 (10.55%) R
5 17 (7.80%) C#
6 16 (7.34%) VBA
7 15 (6.88%) Scala
8 10 (4.59%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.59%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.21%) C
10 6 (2.75%) C++
10 6 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.38%) Groovy
11 3 (1.38%) Java 8
11 3 (1.38%) PHP
11 3 (1.38%) Ruby
11 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.92%) Java 11
12 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (19.72%) Degree
2 9 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.38%) OCP
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.92%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.46%) GCFA
6 1 (0.46%) GCFE
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.46%) MBA
6 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.05%) GDPR
2 11 (5.05%) QA
3 4 (1.83%) PMO
4 3 (1.38%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.38%) EMIR
4 3 (1.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.92%) IFRS
5 2 (0.92%) MiFID
5 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.46%) GAAP
6 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.46%) UCITS
System Software
1 16 (7.34%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.05%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.67%) Ansible
3 6 (2.75%) Terraform
4 3 (1.38%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.46%) CASB
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.46%) EnCase
6 1 (0.46%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.72%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (8.26%) Alteryx
4 15 (6.88%) Oracle
5 6 (2.75%) Databricks
5 6 (2.75%) IBM
6 5 (2.29%) Google
6 5 (2.29%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.83%) Cisco
7 4 (1.83%) HP
8 3 (1.38%) EMC
8 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.92%) Apple
9 2 (0.92%) Citrix
9 2 (0.92%) Informatica
9 2 (0.92%) Meraki
9 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.92%) Openreach
9 2 (0.92%) StreamSets
10 1 (0.46%) Dataiku