Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 38 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytics 282 364 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.71% 5.44% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 6.16% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 305 239
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £364 £340 £355
90th Percentile £675 £650 £738
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
City of London median hourly rate - £90.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +224.11% -
Central London median hourly rate - £90.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +224.11% -

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 4,356 5,909 6,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.23% 88.26% 89.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,353 4,623 5,037
City of London median daily rate £513 £513 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.40% +5.37%
10th Percentile £320 £314 £325
90th Percentile £685 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -0.49% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.13 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.92% +2.27% -9.88%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.00 £11.77
90th Percentile £52.25 £36.46 £32.08
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%

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 20 January 2020.

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
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 20 January 2020. 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
Moorgate -1 5 £550 +15.79% 1
London Bridge +29 4 £550 -
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (32.27%) SQL
3 73 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (24.82%) Python
5 68 (24.11%) Finance
6 66 (23.40%) Azure
7 55 (19.50%) Data Analytics
8 48 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 47 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 33 (11.70%) SQL Server
10 33 (11.70%) DevOps
10 33 (11.70%) Data Science
11 32 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (10.64%) ETL
12 30 (10.64%) Java
13 29 (10.28%) Big Data
14 28 (9.93%) AWS
14 28 (9.93%) Data Analysis
15 27 (9.57%) Visualisation
16 26 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (8.51%) Scrum
17 24 (8.51%) C#
17 24 (8.51%) Marketing
17 24 (8.51%) User Experience
17 24 (8.51%) GCP
18 22 (7.80%) Power Platform
18 22 (7.80%) Front Office
18 22 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (7.80%) Google
19 21 (7.45%) C++

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 16 (5.67%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.84%) CMS
3 8 (2.84%) SAS
4 6 (2.13%) Confluence
5 5 (1.77%) IIS
5 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.06%) Luigi
8 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.71%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.35%) Apache
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.35%) nginx
9 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.13%) Sketch
3 5 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.77%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.06%) InVision
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.71%) InDesign
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.35%) Figma
6 1 (0.35%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.35%) Eikon
2 1 (0.35%) Endur
2 1 (0.35%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 66 (23.40%) Azure
2 28 (9.93%) AWS
3 24 (8.51%) GCP
4 22 (7.80%) Power Platform
5 21 (7.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (3.90%) Data Lake Analytics
6 11 (3.90%) Google Analytics
7 9 (3.19%) Azure Stack
8 8 (2.84%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (2.84%) PaaS
8 8 (2.84%) SaaS
9 6 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.13%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.77%) npm
10 5 (1.77%) Office 365
11 4 (1.42%) Serverless
12 3 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.06%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Flow
13 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) Skype
2 1 (0.35%) Broadband
2 1 (0.35%) DHCP
2 1 (0.35%) DNS
2 1 (0.35%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.35%) SAN
2 1 (0.35%) SMS
2 1 (0.35%) VLAN
2 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (10.28%) Big Data
4 21 (7.45%) Power BI
5 20 (7.09%) Data Lake
6 16 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.96%) Hadoop
9 13 (4.61%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (3.55%) BigQuery
10 10 (3.55%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.84%) KDB
11 8 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (2.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (2.48%) Kdb+
12 7 (2.48%) QlikView
12 7 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.38%) TeamCity
2 14 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.61%) JIRA
4 12 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.90%) Maven
6 9 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.77%) Grunt
8 5 (1.77%) gulp
8 5 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.42%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.06%) Mocha
10 3 (1.06%) Selenium
10 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.71%) JConsole
11 2 (0.71%) JProfiler
11 2 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.71%) NUnit
11 2 (0.71%) Subversion
11 2 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 68 (24.11%) Finance
2 24 (8.51%) Marketing
3 22 (7.80%) Front Office
4 15 (5.32%) Banking
5 9 (3.19%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.19%) Retail
6 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.42%) Publishing
8 3 (1.06%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Electronics
8 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.06%) Fire and Rescue
8 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Law
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Police
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Environmental Health
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (22.34%) Developer
2 46 (16.31%) Analyst
3 26 (9.22%) Architect
4 25 (8.87%) Data Analyst
4 25 (8.87%) Data Engineer
5 17 (6.03%) Consultant
5 17 (6.03%) Senior Developer
6 13 (4.61%) Azure Engineer
6 13 (4.61%) Data Architect
7 12 (4.26%) Product Owner
8 11 (3.90%) Designer
9 10 (3.55%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.19%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.19%) Data Scientist
11 8 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.48%) Analytics Developer
12 7 (2.48%) KDB Developer
12 7 (2.48%) Power BI Developer
12 7 (2.48%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.03%) .NET
2 13 (4.61%) HTML
3 11 (3.90%) Kafka
4 10 (3.55%) AngularJS
4 10 (3.55%) CSS
4 10 (3.55%) XML
5 6 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.13%) React
5 6 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.77%) Node.js
6 5 (1.77%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (1.77%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (1.42%) NumPy
7 4 (1.42%) Web Services
8 3 (1.06%) HTML5
8 3 (1.06%) MDX
8 3 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.51%) User Experience
3 10 (3.55%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.19%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.48%) Derivative
6 7 (2.48%) iPad
7 6 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.42%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.06%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.71%) Blog
11 2 (0.71%) Replication
11 2 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.96%) Linux
1 14 (4.96%) Windows
2 9 (3.19%) Unix
3 6 (2.13%) Android
3 6 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (19.50%) Data Analytics
4 47 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 33 (11.70%) Data Science
5 33 (11.70%) DevOps
6 30 (10.64%) ETL
7 28 (9.93%) Data Analysis
8 27 (9.57%) Visualisation
9 24 (8.51%) Scrum
10 22 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.45%) Machine Learning
12 20 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (6.74%) Decision-Making
13 19 (6.74%) Migration
14 17 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (5.67%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (5.67%) E-Commerce
16 14 (4.96%) Business Analytics
17 13 (4.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.27%) SQL
2 70 (24.82%) Python
3 30 (10.64%) Java
4 24 (8.51%) C#
5 21 (7.45%) C++
6 19 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.55%) Go
9 8 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.84%) R
10 7 (2.48%) Scala
10 7 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.77%) Perl
12 4 (1.42%) C
12 4 (1.42%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.06%) AWK
13 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.06%) sed
13 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (4.61%) Degree
2 9 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.42%) CISSP
5 2 (0.71%) CISM
5 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.35%) CBAP
6 1 (0.35%) CCA
6 1 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.35%) GCIA
6 1 (0.35%) GCIH
6 1 (0.35%) GIAC
6 1 (0.35%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.35%) MCP
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PhD
6 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.26%) IFRS
2 9 (3.19%) GDPR
2 9 (3.19%) QA
3 8 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.48%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.35%) Basel III
5 1 (0.35%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.26%) Docker
1 12 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.35%) XenApp
4 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.96%) Terraform
3 2 (0.71%) Ansible
3 2 (0.71%) Kibana
3 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.35%) Graphite
4 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Matomo
4 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.80%) Google
3 15 (5.32%) Tableau
4 13 (4.61%) Adobe
5 11 (3.90%) Oracle
6 6 (2.13%) SAP
7 5 (1.77%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.77%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.77%) Tealium
8 3 (1.06%) Acunetix
8 3 (1.06%) Dell
8 3 (1.06%) HP
8 3 (1.06%) IBM
8 3 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.06%) Netsparker
8 3 (1.06%) Veracode
9 2 (0.71%) CA
9 2 (0.71%) Informatica
9 2 (0.71%) VMware