Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 55 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Analytics 367 305 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.20% 4.24% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 4.74% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 230 185
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £336 £349 £313
90th Percentile £650 £739 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 6,168 6,441 5,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.37% 89.55% 88.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,859 5,138 4,593
City of London median daily rate £513 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £671
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 52
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.31% -0.20%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.40 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the City of London

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the City of London

Analytics
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 Analytics in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the City of London

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the City of London

Analytics
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 Analytics within the City of London region over the 6 months to 15 December 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 - 21 £550 -
Moorgate -17 1 £475 -
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 137 (37.33%) SQL
2 131 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (29.16%) Finance
4 78 (21.25%) Data Science
5 77 (20.98%) Big Data
6 72 (19.62%) Python
7 67 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (17.17%) Data Analytics
9 56 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (14.99%) Java
10 55 (14.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 54 (14.71%) Machine Learning
12 51 (13.90%) Hadoop
13 49 (13.35%) Banking
14 46 (12.53%) Microsoft
15 45 (12.26%) Data Modelling
15 45 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
16 44 (11.99%) SQL Server
17 43 (11.72%) Visualisation
18 42 (11.44%) Google
19 41 (11.17%) Apache Spark
20 37 (10.08%) ETL
21 35 (9.54%) Data Analysis
21 35 (9.54%) Degree
21 35 (9.54%) Kafka
22 34 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
23 33 (8.99%) Apache Hive
23 33 (8.99%) R
23 33 (8.99%) Data Quality

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 41 (11.17%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.72%) CMS
2 10 (2.72%) SAS
3 6 (1.63%) Apache
4 5 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.36%) WordPress
5 4 (1.09%) nginx
5 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.54%) Confluence
7 2 (0.54%) Jetty
7 2 (0.54%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.27%) Blackboard Learn
8 1 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (0.82%) FastStats
2 2 (0.54%) Eikon
2 2 (0.54%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.27%) Unica
3 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (14.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (8.17%) Google Analytics
4 19 (5.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (4.36%) PaaS
6 15 (4.09%) IaaS
7 13 (3.54%) Adobe Analytics
7 13 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (3.00%) Office 365
9 10 (2.72%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.45%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (1.91%) GitHub
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.09%) Data Lake Analytics
13 4 (1.09%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.82%) Apple Pay
14 3 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.36%) Firewall
2 3 (0.82%) LAN
3 2 (0.54%) HTTP
3 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.54%) SSL
3 2 (0.54%) VPN
3 2 (0.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.27%) Broadband
4 1 (0.27%) FTP
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.27%) SCCP
4 1 (0.27%) SNA
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (20.98%) Big Data
2 55 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (13.90%) Hadoop
4 44 (11.99%) SQL Server
5 33 (8.99%) Apache Hive
6 31 (8.45%) Star Schema
7 27 (7.36%) OLAP
8 26 (7.08%) NoSQL
9 25 (6.81%) Relational Database
10 24 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (5.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 21 (5.72%) OLAP Cube
11 21 (5.72%) Power BI
12 15 (4.09%) MongoDB
13 14 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (3.54%) Data Lake
15 12 (3.27%) MySQL
15 12 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (2.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 28 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.72%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.90%) JIRA
4 11 (3.00%) Maven
5 7 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.63%) GitLab
7 5 (1.36%) Robot Framework
7 5 (1.36%) Selenium
7 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.09%) ERwin
8 4 (1.09%) JUnit
8 4 (1.09%) Mockito
8 4 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.09%) Webistrano
9 3 (0.82%) gulp
9 3 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 107 (29.16%) Finance
2 49 (13.35%) Banking
3 31 (8.45%) Marketing
4 27 (7.36%) Front Office
5 18 (4.90%) Retail
6 8 (2.18%) Legal
7 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.63%) Publishing
9 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Law
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 105 (28.61%) Developer
2 61 (16.62%) Analyst
3 37 (10.08%) Data Engineer
4 33 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 23 (6.27%) Data Analyst
5 23 (6.27%) Data Scientist
6 22 (5.99%) Architect
6 22 (5.99%) Hadoop Engineer
7 21 (5.72%) Front Office Developer
8 15 (4.09%) .NET Developer
8 15 (4.09%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (3.00%) Consultant
9 11 (3.00%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (2.72%) SQL Developer
11 9 (2.45%) Actuarial Developer
12 8 (2.18%) Designer
12 8 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (1.91%) Product Owner
13 7 (1.91%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.54%) Kafka
2 23 (6.27%) .NET
3 18 (4.90%) HTML
4 15 (4.09%) JSON
5 13 (3.54%) CSS
6 12 (3.27%) Spring
7 11 (3.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.00%) Natural Language Processing
7 11 (3.00%) NumPy
7 11 (3.00%) React
7 11 (3.00%) Web Services
7 11 (3.00%) WPF
8 10 (2.72%) Entity Framework
8 10 (2.72%) HTML5
8 10 (2.72%) Pandas
9 9 (2.45%) Middleware
9 9 (2.45%) scikit-learn
9 9 (2.45%) TensorFlow
10 8 (2.18%) REST
11 7 (1.91%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.63%) Equities
3 26 (7.08%) Derivative
3 26 (7.08%) User Experience
4 20 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 19 (5.18%) Equity Derivative
6 13 (3.54%) Reinsurance
7 12 (3.27%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.18%) Blog
9 8 (2.18%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.36%) Fintech
10 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.09%) Social Media
11 4 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.82%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.82%) iPad
12 3 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.00%) Linux
2 8 (2.18%) Unix
3 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.82%) Windows
5 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.25%) Data Science
3 67 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (17.17%) Data Analytics
5 54 (14.71%) Machine Learning
6 45 (12.26%) Data Modelling
7 43 (11.72%) Visualisation
8 37 (10.08%) ETL
9 35 (9.54%) Data Analysis
10 33 (8.99%) DevOps
11 31 (8.45%) Scrum
12 30 (8.17%) Decision-Making
12 30 (8.17%) E-Commerce
13 28 (7.63%) Multithreading
14 27 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (6.27%) Data Visualisation
17 21 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (5.72%) Migration
17 21 (5.72%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 137 (37.33%) SQL
2 72 (19.62%) Python
3 55 (14.99%) Java
4 33 (8.99%) R
5 29 (7.90%) JavaScript
6 28 (7.63%) C#
7 18 (4.90%) VBA
8 16 (4.36%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.36%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.00%) MATLAB
10 10 (2.72%) Scala
11 9 (2.45%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.36%) PHP
14 4 (1.09%) C
14 4 (1.09%) C++
14 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.82%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (9.54%) Degree
2 10 (2.72%) Master's Degree
3 8 (2.18%) PhD
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) MCSA
5 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) ACCA
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CEH
7 1 (0.27%) CIMA
7 1 (0.27%) CISA
7 1 (0.27%) CISM
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) MBA
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.99%) Data Quality
2 16 (4.36%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) EMIR
3 2 (0.54%) MiFID
3 2 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.27%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.27%) IFRS
4 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (7.08%) Docker
2 19 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.09%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (5.72%) Oozie
2 19 (5.18%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.18%) Terraform
4 5 (1.36%) Ansible
4 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.09%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.82%) Puppet
6 3 (0.82%) SCCM
7 2 (0.54%) Consul
7 2 (0.54%) logstash
7 2 (0.54%) Nagios
7 2 (0.54%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.27%) CASB
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.27%) Kibana
8 1 (0.27%) Packer
8 1 (0.27%) rkt
8 1 (0.27%) Suricata
Vendors
1 46 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.44%) Google
3 30 (8.17%) Tableau
4 22 (5.99%) Adobe
5 16 (4.36%) Oracle
6 11 (3.00%) Hortonworks
7 10 (2.72%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.91%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.63%) IBM
9 6 (1.63%) SAP
10 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.09%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.09%) Cognos
11 4 (1.09%) New Relic
11 4 (1.09%) Splunk
12 3 (0.82%) Apple
12 3 (0.82%) Informatica
12 3 (0.82%) Reuters
12 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.82%) Sybase