Period
to 23 February 2018

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 February 2018 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 476 388 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.69% 6.33% 6.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.69% 16.15% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 260 308
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% +12.57%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £298
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
City of London median hourly rate £27.09 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.58% -4.99% +14.27%
10th Percentile £17.32 £17.65 £18.17
90th Percentile £44.30 £117.90 £39.65
Central London median hourly rate £24.05 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.55% -4.99% +14.27%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,033 2,403 2,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.63% 39.19% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,402 1,834 2,175
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £290
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £494 £475
% change year-on-year +6.33% +3.95% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 25 46
City of London median hourly rate £21.88 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -2.55% +9.75%
10th Percentile £12.91 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £55.00 £34.20
Central London median hourly rate £21.63 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.56% +11.43%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the City of London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 February 2018. 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 - 2 £400 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 230 (48.32%) Finance
2 127 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (24.37%) SQL
4 93 (19.54%) Front Office
5 90 (18.91%) Banking
6 81 (17.02%) Java
7 76 (15.97%) Microsoft
8 63 (13.24%) Analytics
9 58 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
10 57 (11.97%) Degree
11 55 (11.55%) Project Management
11 55 (11.55%) SDLC
12 52 (10.92%) Python
13 47 (9.87%) Risk Management
14 44 (9.24%) Linux
15 43 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (8.82%) C#
16 42 (8.82%) SQL Server
16 42 (8.82%) Multithreading
17 40 (8.40%) Data Modelling
18 39 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (8.19%) C++
19 38 (7.98%) Business Analysis
20 35 (7.35%) Marketing
20 35 (7.35%) .NET
20 35 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
20 35 (7.35%) Windows
21 34 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 34 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
22 32 (6.72%) JavaScript

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 18 (3.78%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.89%) Confluence
2 9 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.68%) SAS
3 8 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.47%) Apache
4 7 (1.47%) GemFire
5 4 (0.84%) CMS
5 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.63%) IIS
6 3 (0.63%) JBoss
6 3 (0.63%) Jetty
6 3 (0.63%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.42%) nginx
7 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 58 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.84%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.63%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.63%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.42%) Workfront
6 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Sonata
6 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.52%) SaaS
3 8 (1.68%) Office 365
4 7 (1.47%) GitHub
5 6 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.05%) Google Play
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.84%) PaaS
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.63%) Force.com
8 3 (0.63%) npm
8 3 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.42%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.42%) Route 53
9 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.10%) Firewall
2 7 (1.47%) HTTP
2 7 (1.47%) VPN
3 5 (1.05%) Network Security
3 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.05%) WAN
4 3 (0.63%) BGP
4 3 (0.63%) Internet
4 3 (0.63%) Intranet
4 3 (0.63%) LAN
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.42%) DHCP
5 2 (0.42%) DNS
5 2 (0.42%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.42%) FTP
5 2 (0.42%) MPLS
5 2 (0.42%) OSPF
5 2 (0.42%) SMS
5 2 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.67%) Big Data
4 26 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (3.78%) Data Mining
6 18 (3.78%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.52%) MySQL
7 12 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.31%) Apache Hive
8 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.89%) Power BI
9 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.68%) KDB
10 8 (1.68%) OLAP
10 8 (1.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 21 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.99%) JIRA
4 15 (3.15%) Maven
5 9 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.68%) Subversion
6 8 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.05%) Gradle
8 5 (1.05%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.84%) Selenium
10 3 (0.63%) Bower
10 3 (0.63%) MSTest
11 2 (0.42%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.42%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 230 (48.32%) Finance
2 93 (19.54%) Front Office
3 90 (18.91%) Banking
4 35 (7.35%) Marketing
5 31 (6.51%) Legal
6 29 (6.09%) Investment Banking
7 19 (3.99%) Retail
8 17 (3.57%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.52%) Back Office
10 10 (2.10%) Law
11 8 (1.68%) Advertising
12 7 (1.47%) Publishing
13 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
14 5 (1.05%) Billing
15 3 (0.63%) Games
15 3 (0.63%) International Banking
15 3 (0.63%) Local Government
16 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 144 (30.25%) Analyst
2 141 (29.62%) Developer
3 77 (16.18%) Business Analyst
4 41 (8.61%) Java Developer
5 24 (5.04%) Project Manager
6 20 (4.20%) Data Analyst
7 18 (3.78%) Front Office Developer
8 17 (3.57%) Architect
8 17 (3.57%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.36%) Consultant
10 15 (3.15%) Python Developer
11 12 (2.52%) C++ Developer
12 11 (2.31%) Data Scientist
12 11 (2.31%) Financial Analyst
12 11 (2.31%) Machine Learning Developer
13 10 (2.10%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.10%) Report Developer
13 10 (2.10%) Salesforce Business Analyst
14 9 (1.89%) Desktop Support
14 9 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.35%) .NET
2 26 (5.46%) HTML
3 20 (4.20%) XML
4 19 (3.99%) Web Services
5 15 (3.15%) HTML5
6 13 (2.73%) AngularJS
7 11 (2.31%) Spring
8 10 (2.10%) CSS
8 10 (2.10%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (1.89%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.89%) React
9 9 (1.89%) RESTful
10 8 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.68%) jQuery
10 8 (1.68%) Kafka
10 8 (1.68%) WCF
11 7 (1.47%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.47%) React Native
12 6 (1.26%) JSON
12 6 (1.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (5.88%) Equities
3 21 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.99%) User Experience
5 18 (3.78%) Algorithms
6 17 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.36%) Market Risk
8 14 (2.94%) Fixed Income
9 13 (2.73%) Fintech
10 12 (2.52%) Analytical Mindset
10 12 (2.52%) Derivative
11 11 (2.31%) Robotics
12 10 (2.10%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.68%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.68%) iPad
14 7 (1.47%) NHS
14 7 (1.47%) Social Media
15 6 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.24%) Linux
2 35 (7.35%) Windows
3 28 (5.88%) Unix
4 11 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.47%) Android
6 7 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.42%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (13.24%) Analytics
3 55 (11.55%) Project Management
3 55 (11.55%) SDLC
4 47 (9.87%) Risk Management
5 43 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 40 (8.40%) Data Modelling
8 39 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (7.98%) Business Analysis
10 34 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (6.72%) Migration
11 32 (6.72%) Scrum
12 31 (6.51%) Change Management
13 30 (6.30%) ETL
14 29 (6.09%) CRM
14 29 (6.09%) ITIL
15 27 (5.67%) Use Case
16 26 (5.46%) Data Analysis
16 26 (5.46%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 116 (24.37%) SQL
2 81 (17.02%) Java
3 52 (10.92%) Python
4 42 (8.82%) C#
5 39 (8.19%) C++
6 32 (6.72%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.78%) R
8 17 (3.57%) VBA
9 13 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.10%) Perl
12 8 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.47%) Scala
14 6 (1.26%) VB
15 5 (1.05%) C
15 5 (1.05%) ES6
15 5 (1.05%) GraphQL
15 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (11.97%) Degree
2 25 (5.25%) PhD
3 18 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.68%) ISEB
6 6 (1.26%) APMP
6 6 (1.26%) CBAP
6 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.05%) CISSP
7 5 (1.05%) CITP
7 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.84%) PMP
9 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.63%) MCPD
9 3 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.41%) QA
2 12 (2.52%) GDPR
2 12 (2.52%) MiFID
3 10 (2.10%) EMIR
4 9 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.47%) PMO
6 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) GCP
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.84%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.84%) HDFS
4 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) Docker
5 3 (0.63%) KVM
5 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.42%) Firmware
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.26%) SCCM
2 5 (1.05%) Ansible
3 4 (0.84%) Oozie
4 3 (0.63%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.63%) Nagios
4 3 (0.63%) Puppet
4 3 (0.63%) vMotion
4 3 (0.63%) vRealize
5 2 (0.42%) Grafana
5 2 (0.42%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.42%) Kibana
5 2 (0.42%) logstash
5 2 (0.42%) Packer
5 2 (0.42%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.21%) Cacti
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Rsyslog
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 76 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.46%) Oracle
3 24 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (5.04%) Tableau
4 12 (2.52%) Google
4 12 (2.52%) SAP
5 10 (2.10%) Apple
5 10 (2.10%) HP
6 9 (1.89%) VMware
7 8 (1.68%) Citrix
8 7 (1.47%) Cisco
8 7 (1.47%) Informatica
9 6 (1.26%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.26%) iManage
9 6 (1.26%) Sybase
10 5 (1.05%) Siebel
11 4 (0.84%) Adobe
11 4 (0.84%) Charles River
11 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.84%) Vertica