Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Analytics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytics 127 429 383
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.70% 6.60% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 7.34% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 353 279
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £344 £375 £355
90th Percentile £733 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £39.95 £44.57 £35.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.36% +25.25% +25.52%
10th Percentile £37.89 £34.46 £22.34
90th Percentile £43.26 £48.67 £127.49
Central London median hourly rate £38.50 £44.57 £35.58
% change year-on-year -13.61% +25.25% +25.52%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,964 5,843 6,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.15% 89.95% 88.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,366 4,569 4,843
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 73 104
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +11.39% -7.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £51.55 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +0.03%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the City of London

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytics in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Analytics in the City of London

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytics in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in the City of London

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytics in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Analytics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.71%) SQL
2 39 (30.71%) Python
3 38 (29.92%) Finance
4 37 (29.13%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (22.83%) Azure
6 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
6 23 (18.11%) Data Analytics
7 21 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (15.75%) Data Modelling
9 19 (14.96%) Big Data
9 19 (14.96%) Power BI
9 19 (14.96%) Power Platform
10 18 (14.17%) Data Science
11 17 (13.39%) Java
12 14 (11.02%) Scrum
12 14 (11.02%) Banking
12 14 (11.02%) Software Engineering
13 13 (10.24%) Front Office
13 13 (10.24%) C#
14 12 (9.45%) ETL
14 12 (9.45%) Risk Management
14 12 (9.45%) Marketing
14 12 (9.45%) DevOps
14 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (9.45%) Machine Learning
15 11 (8.66%) Visualisation
15 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (8.66%) Data Analysis
15 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management

Analytics
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 10 (7.87%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.09%) SAS
3 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.15%) Apache
5 3 (2.36%) CMS
5 3 (2.36%) Confluence
5 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.57%) Drupal
6 2 (1.57%) Tornado
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Figma
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.79%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.83%) Azure
2 19 (14.96%) Power Platform
3 10 (7.87%) AWS
4 6 (4.72%) GCP
5 5 (3.94%) Google Analytics
6 4 (3.15%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (2.36%) Apigee
8 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.57%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (1.57%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.57%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.79%) Datadog
9 1 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.79%) PaaS
9 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Skype
2 3 (2.36%) Telepresence
2 3 (2.36%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.36%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (14.96%) Big Data
2 19 (14.96%) Power BI
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (4.72%) Data Lake
5 6 (4.72%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.72%) SAS EBI
6 5 (3.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.15%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.36%) BigQuery
8 3 (2.36%) DB2
8 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.36%) PowerPivot
8 3 (2.36%) Redis
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) JIRA
2 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.36%) GitLab
4 2 (1.57%) Hudson
4 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.57%) ProC
4 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.79%) NUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Postman
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (29.92%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Banking
3 13 (10.24%) Front Office
4 12 (9.45%) Marketing
5 9 (7.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.15%) Law
6 4 (3.15%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.57%) Advertising
7 2 (1.57%) Electronics
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (30.71%) Developer
2 24 (18.90%) Analyst
3 12 (9.45%) Data Engineer
4 7 (5.51%) Data Scientist
5 6 (4.72%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.72%) Data Analyst
5 6 (4.72%) Java Developer
5 6 (4.72%) Python Developer
5 6 (4.72%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (3.94%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Product Owner
7 4 (3.15%) Architect
7 4 (3.15%) Azure Developer
7 4 (3.15%) Consultant
7 4 (3.15%) Power BI Analyst
7 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.15%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.30%) .NET
2 7 (5.51%) HTML
3 6 (4.72%) Kafka
3 6 (4.72%) Node.js
3 6 (4.72%) React
3 6 (4.72%) Web Services
4 5 (3.94%) CSS
4 5 (3.94%) Redux
5 4 (3.15%) GraphQL
6 3 (2.36%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.36%) HTML5
6 3 (2.36%) PyTorch
6 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.36%) REST
6 3 (2.36%) RESTful
7 2 (1.57%) CSS3
7 2 (1.57%) Django
7 2 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.57%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.30%) Fixed Income
2 8 (6.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.51%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.94%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.94%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.15%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.15%) User Experience
6 3 (2.36%) Blog
6 3 (2.36%) Derivative
7 2 (1.57%) AS400
7 2 (1.57%) Equities
7 2 (1.57%) iSeries
7 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.57%) Social Media
7 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Linux
2 4 (3.15%) Unix
3 2 (1.57%) Debian
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.13%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (18.11%) Data Analytics
4 20 (15.75%) Data Modelling
5 18 (14.17%) Data Science
6 14 (11.02%) Scrum
6 14 (11.02%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.45%) DevOps
7 12 (9.45%) ETL
7 12 (9.45%) Machine Learning
7 12 (9.45%) Risk Management
8 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.66%) Data Analysis
8 11 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.66%) Visualisation
9 8 (6.30%) Data Management
10 7 (5.51%) Content Management
10 7 (5.51%) Mathematics
10 7 (5.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.71%) Python
1 39 (30.71%) SQL
2 17 (13.39%) Java
3 13 (10.24%) C#
4 9 (7.09%) C++
4 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.51%) R
6 6 (4.72%) Scala
6 6 (4.72%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.94%) C
8 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (2.36%) Perl
9 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.36%) VBA
10 2 (1.57%) PHP
10 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.57%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Degree
1 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CISM
4 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.36%) GDPR
3 2 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.36%) Ansible
2 3 (2.36%) Terraform
3 2 (1.57%) Kubeflow
4 1 (0.79%) Control-M
4 1 (0.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Tableau
3 9 (7.09%) Google
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle
5 6 (4.72%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.15%) Adobe
6 4 (3.15%) Cisco
6 4 (3.15%) Informatica
6 4 (3.15%) OpenText
7 3 (2.36%) Databricks
7 3 (2.36%) IBM
7 3 (2.36%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.36%) RightFax
7 3 (2.36%) Verint
8 2 (1.57%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.57%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.57%) Cognos
8 2 (1.57%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.57%) Pega
8 2 (1.57%) WSO2