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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 56 43
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 148 119 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.82% 3.52% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 4.01% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 78 144
Median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £683 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £28.35 £35.60 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.36% +46.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2628 2969 4223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.55% 87.71% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 2378 3263
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 92 (33.09%) Finance
2 81 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.14%) SQL
3 67 (24.10%) Java
4 65 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (21.94%) Data Analytics
6 52 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (17.99%) Python
8 49 (17.63%) Banking
9 48 (17.27%) Degree
10 47 (16.91%) Mathematics
11 46 (16.55%) SQL Server
11 46 (16.55%) Big Data
12 43 (15.47%) C#
12 43 (15.47%) Oracle
13 41 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (14.03%) ETL
14 39 (14.03%) Hadoop
15 36 (12.95%) Data Modelling
16 35 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (11.87%) Front Office
18 32 (11.51%) Multithreading
19 31 (11.15%) Apache Spark
20 30 (10.79%) Tableau
20 30 (10.79%) Scrum
20 30 (10.79%) Data Analysis
21 29 (10.43%) Linux
21 29 (10.43%) R
22 26 (9.35%) Investment Banking
22 26 (9.35%) Data 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 31 (11.15%) Apache Spark
2 21 (7.55%) SAS
3 14 (5.04%) Apache Pig
4 9 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.52%) Apache
6 6 (2.16%) CMS
7 4 (1.44%) Confluence
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.72%) Mule
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.24%) SPSS
3 4 (1.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) RMDS
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.32%) Google Analytics
3 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.44%) GitHub
7 3 (1.08%) AdWords
8 2 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.72%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.72%) Heroku
8 2 (0.72%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.72%) Route 53
8 2 (0.72%) SaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Firewall
1 2 (0.72%) FTP
1 2 (0.72%) HTTP
1 2 (0.72%) Internet
1 2 (0.72%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.36%) DHCP
2 1 (0.36%) DNS
2 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.36%) LAN
2 1 (0.36%) LDAP
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.55%) Big Data
1 46 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (14.03%) Hadoop
4 18 (6.47%) KDB
5 17 (6.12%) Data Lake
5 17 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (5.40%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.40%) QlikView
8 14 (5.04%) Kdb+
9 12 (4.32%) Apache Hive
9 12 (4.32%) Power BI
10 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (3.60%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (3.24%) HBase
12 9 (3.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.32%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.32%) JIRA
2 7 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.44%) Selenium
5 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.72%) Gradle
6 2 (0.72%) Grunt
6 2 (0.72%) gulp
6 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.72%) Mocha
6 2 (0.72%) Subversion
6 2 (0.72%) webpack
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) Maven
7 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (33.09%) Finance
2 49 (17.63%) Banking
3 33 (11.87%) Front Office
4 26 (9.35%) Investment Banking
5 25 (8.99%) Marketing
6 14 (5.04%) Retail
7 7 (2.52%) Legal
8 6 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.80%) Law
10 4 (1.44%) Advertising
10 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.08%) Publishing
12 2 (0.72%) Automotive
12 2 (0.72%) Games
12 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 123 (44.24%) Developer
2 55 (19.78%) Analyst
3 32 (11.51%) Java Developer
4 21 (7.55%) Data Analyst
5 20 (7.19%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.47%) Architect
7 16 (5.76%) SQL Developer
7 16 (5.76%) WPF Developer
8 15 (5.40%) C# WPF Developer
8 15 (5.40%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (4.68%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.68%) Python Developer
10 13 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.32%) Consultant
11 12 (4.32%) Data Engineer
12 11 (3.96%) Data Scientist
13 9 (3.24%) .NET Developer
13 9 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.19%) .NET
2 17 (6.12%) AngularJS
3 16 (5.76%) WPF
4 15 (5.40%) HTML
5 13 (4.68%) XML
6 11 (3.96%) REST
7 9 (3.24%) CSS
7 9 (3.24%) Entity Framework
7 9 (3.24%) HTML5
7 9 (3.24%) Web Services
8 6 (2.16%) JSON
9 5 (1.80%) Akka
9 5 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.80%) jQuery
9 5 (1.80%) Kafka
10 4 (1.44%) Flask
10 4 (1.44%) Middleware
10 4 (1.44%) Visualforce
10 4 (1.44%) XSLT
11 3 (1.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 23 (8.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (7.91%) Derivative
4 22 (7.91%) Equities
5 19 (6.83%) Fixed Income
6 18 (6.47%) Algorithms
7 17 (6.12%) Credit Risk
7 17 (6.12%) Fintech
7 17 (6.12%) Market Risk
8 14 (5.04%) Management Information System
9 9 (3.24%) TWAP
9 9 (3.24%) User Experience
9 9 (3.24%) VWAP
10 7 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.52%) Social Media
11 5 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.44%) Minimum Viable Product
13 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.43%) Linux
2 19 (6.83%) Windows
3 17 (6.12%) Unix
4 3 (1.08%) CentOS
4 3 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.72%) Solaris
5 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Debian
6 1 (0.36%) Fedora
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.94%) Data Analytics
3 52 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (16.91%) Mathematics
5 39 (14.03%) ETL
6 36 (12.95%) Data Modelling
7 35 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (11.51%) Multithreading
9 30 (10.79%) Data Analysis
9 30 (10.79%) Scrum
10 26 (9.35%) Data Management
11 24 (8.63%) Statistics
12 23 (8.27%) Risk Management
13 22 (7.91%) E-Commerce
13 22 (7.91%) TDD
14 20 (7.19%) Physics
15 17 (6.12%) Machine Learning
15 17 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (5.76%) Business Analysis
16 16 (5.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.14%) SQL
2 67 (24.10%) Java
3 50 (17.99%) Python
4 43 (15.47%) C#
5 29 (10.43%) R
6 23 (8.27%) Scala
7 18 (6.47%) JavaScript
8 16 (5.76%) PL/SQL
9 14 (5.04%) C++
10 11 (3.96%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.88%) Haskell
11 8 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.16%) MATLAB
12 6 (2.16%) Ruby
13 5 (1.80%) VBA
14 4 (1.44%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.44%) C
15 3 (1.08%) PHP
16 2 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (17.27%) Degree
2 8 (2.88%) PhD
3 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.72%) MBA
4 2 (0.72%) PMP
4 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) APMP
5 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PgMP
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.76%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.68%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) MiFID
4 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.72%) IFRS
4 2 (0.72%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) GAAP
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (1.80%) Docker
2 3 (1.08%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.08%) HDFS
3 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.36%) Ceph
3 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (1.44%) Ansible
2 4 (1.44%) Puppet
2 4 (1.44%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.72%) MOM
4 2 (0.72%) Oozie
4 2 (0.72%) Terraform
5 1 (0.36%) Ambari
5 1 (0.36%) Cacti
5 1 (0.36%) Graphite
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.36%) Mesos
5 1 (0.36%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (15.47%) Oracle
2 30 (10.79%) Tableau
3 19 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.76%) Google
5 14 (5.04%) Teradata
6 12 (4.32%) Netezza
7 9 (3.24%) IBM
7 9 (3.24%) SAP
8 8 (2.88%) Informatica
9 7 (2.52%) Cognos
10 6 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.80%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.44%) Adobe
12 4 (1.44%) Splunk
12 4 (1.44%) Sybase
13 3 (1.08%) Facebook
13 3 (1.08%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.08%) Twitter
13 3 (1.08%) Zend
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