Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 484 417 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.73% 6.40% 6.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.59% 15.84% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 296 429
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +9.20%
10th Percentile £300 £312 £275
90th Percentile £738 £644 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.48 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +58.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £22.07 £14.26 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.02 £114.79 £32.80
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.48 £20.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +58.44% +6.49%

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 3104 2632 3418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.19% 40.38% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2438 2027 2709
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £671
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 50
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £19.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% -3.80% +12.86%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.73 £11.93
90th Percentile £33.92 £55.00 £25.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.26 £17.98 £20.00
% change year-on-year +23.82% -10.13% +14.29%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 £325 -
Analytical Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 244 (50.41%) Finance
2 132 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (23.76%) Java
4 107 (22.11%) SQL
4 107 (22.11%) Banking
5 96 (19.83%) Front Office
6 68 (14.05%) Microsoft
7 66 (13.64%) Degree
7 66 (13.64%) Multithreading
8 59 (12.19%) Data Modelling
9 58 (11.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 57 (11.78%) SDLC
11 56 (11.57%) Risk Management
12 54 (11.16%) Linux
13 53 (10.95%) Python
14 52 (10.74%) Analytics
15 50 (10.33%) Project Management
16 48 (9.92%) Scrum
17 45 (9.30%) Use Case
18 42 (8.68%) JavaScript
18 42 (8.68%) C++
19 39 (8.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 38 (7.85%) SQL Server
20 38 (7.85%) Equities
21 37 (7.64%) Relational Database
22 36 (7.44%) Low Latency
22 36 (7.44%) Big Data
22 36 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
23 35 (7.23%) .NET
24 34 (7.02%) C#

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 (4.55%) Apache
1 22 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (4.34%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.86%) Confluence
4 8 (1.65%) SAS
5 7 (1.45%) GemFire
6 5 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.83%) CMS
7 4 (0.83%) JBoss
8 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.62%) IIS
8 3 (0.62%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.62%) nginx
8 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.41%) Drupal
9 2 (0.41%) Jetty
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (11.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.41%) SPSS
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) Mingle
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.83%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.41%) Workfront
5 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.21%) Investran
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.21%) Relativity
5 1 (0.21%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.86%) SaaS
3 7 (1.45%) GitHub
4 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.24%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.03%) Google Play
5 5 (1.03%) Office 365
6 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.83%) Force.com
6 4 (0.83%) npm
7 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.62%) PaaS
7 3 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.41%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.65%) Network Security
2 7 (1.45%) Internet
3 6 (1.24%) HTTP
4 5 (1.03%) Firewall
4 5 (1.03%) SMS
5 4 (0.83%) SSL
5 4 (0.83%) VPN
6 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) BGP
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.41%) DNS
7 2 (0.41%) Intranet
7 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.41%) LAN
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) WAN
7 2 (0.41%) Wireless
7 2 (0.41%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 36 (7.44%) Big Data
4 25 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 24 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 23 (4.75%) Apache Hive
7 21 (4.34%) NoSQL
8 20 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (4.13%) HBase
9 16 (3.31%) Impala
10 14 (2.89%) Data Mining
10 14 (2.89%) MySQL
11 12 (2.48%) QlikView
12 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.86%) KDB
13 9 (1.86%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (5.79%) JIRA
2 23 (4.75%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.34%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.31%) Maven
5 14 (2.89%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.86%) Subversion
7 6 (1.24%) Gradle
7 6 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.03%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.03%) Selenium
8 5 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.83%) Appium
10 3 (0.62%) Bower
10 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.62%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.41%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 244 (50.41%) Finance
2 107 (22.11%) Banking
3 96 (19.83%) Front Office
4 32 (6.61%) Marketing
5 25 (5.17%) Investment Banking
6 24 (4.96%) Legal
7 20 (4.13%) Financial Institution
8 16 (3.31%) Retail
9 10 (2.07%) Advertising
9 10 (2.07%) Back Office
10 9 (1.86%) Publishing
11 7 (1.45%) Law
12 5 (1.03%) Local Government
13 4 (0.83%) Billing
13 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.41%) Games
14 2 (0.41%) International Banking
15 1 (0.21%) German Language
15 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 155 (32.02%) Developer
2 148 (30.58%) Analyst
3 78 (16.12%) Business Analyst
4 50 (10.33%) Java Developer
5 25 (5.17%) Front Office Developer
6 23 (4.75%) Data Analyst
7 18 (3.72%) Consultant
8 16 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 14 (2.89%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
9 14 (2.89%) Hadoop Engineer
9 14 (2.89%) Java Engineer
9 14 (2.89%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
9 14 (2.89%) Senior Java Engineer
10 13 (2.69%) Architect
10 13 (2.69%) C++ Developer
10 13 (2.69%) Python Developer
10 13 (2.69%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (2.07%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.07%) Desktop Support
11 10 (2.07%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.23%) .NET
2 30 (6.20%) HTML
3 23 (4.75%) AngularJS
3 23 (4.75%) CSS
4 19 (3.93%) HTML5
4 19 (3.93%) XML
5 18 (3.72%) Web Services
6 15 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (2.89%) jQuery
8 12 (2.48%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.48%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.48%) React
9 11 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.27%) Node.js
10 10 (2.07%) Redux
10 10 (2.07%) Spring
11 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (1.65%) JSON
11 8 (1.65%) REST
12 7 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (7.85%) Equities
3 27 (5.58%) Data Structures
4 21 (4.34%) User Experience
5 20 (4.13%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.93%) Derivative
7 16 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.69%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.69%) Market Risk
8 13 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.48%) Analytical Mindset
10 10 (2.07%) Fintech
11 9 (1.86%) Reinsurance
11 9 (1.86%) Robotics
12 8 (1.65%) NHS
12 8 (1.65%) Social Media
13 7 (1.45%) iPad
13 7 (1.45%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.16%) Linux
2 34 (7.02%) Windows
3 26 (5.37%) Unix
4 13 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.07%) Android
7 7 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.83%) CentOS
9 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.41%) Debian
10 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (13.64%) Multithreading
3 59 (12.19%) Data Modelling
4 57 (11.78%) SDLC
5 56 (11.57%) Risk Management
6 52 (10.74%) Analytics
7 50 (10.33%) Project Management
8 48 (9.92%) Scrum
9 45 (9.30%) Use Case
10 36 (7.44%) Low Latency
10 36 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (6.82%) CRM
11 33 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (6.61%) Business Analysis
12 32 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (6.40%) TDD
14 27 (5.58%) Data Analysis
14 27 (5.58%) Migration
15 25 (5.17%) ETL
16 24 (4.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (23.76%) Java
2 107 (22.11%) SQL
3 53 (10.95%) Python
4 42 (8.68%) C++
4 42 (8.68%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.02%) C#
6 20 (4.13%) VBA
7 14 (2.89%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.69%) R
9 12 (2.48%) Perl
9 12 (2.48%) Scala
9 12 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.86%) ES6
11 7 (1.45%) C
11 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.24%) Ruby
12 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.03%) GraphQL
13 5 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (13.64%) Degree
2 27 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.96%) PhD
4 13 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.07%) ISEB
7 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.45%) CBAP
9 6 (1.24%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (1.24%) CITP
9 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.62%) CCNP
10 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.62%) CISSP
10 3 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.62%) MCDST
10 3 (0.62%) MCSE
10 3 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.58%) QA
2 11 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.27%) MiFID
3 8 (1.65%) EMIR
4 7 (1.45%) GDPR
4 7 (1.45%) PMO
5 4 (0.83%) SLA
6 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.21%) Basel III
8 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.21%) GCP
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.72%) HDFS
2 17 (3.51%) Apache Flume
3 12 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.62%) KVM
5 3 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.41%) Docker
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.51%) Oozie
2 9 (1.86%) Ansible
3 5 (1.03%) Puppet
4 3 (0.62%) Kibana
4 3 (0.62%) Nagios
4 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.62%) Rundeck
4 3 (0.62%) SCCM
4 3 (0.62%) vMotion
4 3 (0.62%) vRealize
5 2 (0.41%) Control-M
5 2 (0.41%) Grafana
5 2 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.41%) logstash
5 2 (0.41%) Packer
5 2 (0.41%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.21%) Ambari
6 1 (0.21%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 68 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.99%) Oracle
3 21 (4.34%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (4.34%) Tableau
4 14 (2.89%) Google
5 11 (2.27%) HP
6 10 (2.07%) Sybase
7 9 (1.86%) Apple
8 8 (1.65%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.65%) SAP
9 7 (1.45%) Cisco
10 6 (1.24%) Citrix
10 6 (1.24%) Informatica
10 6 (1.24%) VMware
11 5 (1.03%) IBM
11 5 (1.03%) iManage
11 5 (1.03%) Reuters
11 5 (1.03%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.83%) Currenex