Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 34 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 105 336 344
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.81% 5.66% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 6.28% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 267 273
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £325 £366 £360
90th Percentile £775 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £26.50 £46.85 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.43% +46.40% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.75 £42.97 £22.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £48.90 £126.40
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £46.85 £32.00
% change year-on-year -43.43% +46.40% +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 1,588 5,349 6,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.93% 90.07% 87.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 4,207 4,894
Median daily rate £515 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.94% +0.99%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £680 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 99
Median hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.10% +4.28% +4.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £52.05 £30.60
Median hourly rate £30.95 £20.42 £19.00
% change year-on-year +51.58% +7.45% +1.60%

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 31 October 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

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytics in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 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 +20 1 £475 -13.64%
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (38.10%) SQL
2 39 (37.14%) Python
3 34 (32.38%) Finance
4 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.95%) Azure
6 20 (19.05%) Data Analysis
7 19 (18.10%) Risk Management
7 19 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (17.14%) Front Office
9 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
9 17 (16.19%) Java
9 17 (16.19%) Data Analytics
10 16 (15.24%) Data Science
10 16 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 14 (13.33%) Power Platform
12 14 (13.33%) Power BI
13 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (12.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (12.38%) Banking
14 12 (11.43%) C++
15 11 (10.48%) C#
16 9 (8.57%) Scrum
16 9 (8.57%) Marketing
16 9 (8.57%) Machine Learning
16 9 (8.57%) Big Data
16 9 (8.57%) Data Lake
17 8 (7.62%) Flow Trading
17 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
17 8 (7.62%) Insurtech

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 6 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
5 1 (0.95%) Drupal
5 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.95%) Figma
3 1 (0.95%) InDesign
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.95%) Azure
2 14 (13.33%) Power Platform
3 6 (5.71%) AWS
3 6 (5.71%) GCP
4 3 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.90%) Apigee
5 2 (1.90%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.90%) Power Automate
5 2 (1.90%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.95%) Slack
6 1 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Wireless
2 1 (0.95%) Broadband
2 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (13.33%) Power BI
3 9 (8.57%) Big Data
3 9 (8.57%) Data Lake
4 5 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.81%) Tableau
6 3 (2.86%) BigQuery
6 3 (2.86%) PowerPivot
6 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.86%) SAS EBI
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.90%) DB2
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) GitLab
2 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Hudson
3 1 (0.95%) MLflow
3 1 (0.95%) Postman
3 1 (0.95%) ProC
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Front Office
3 13 (12.38%) Banking
4 9 (8.57%) Marketing
5 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.81%) Law
7 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (1.90%) International Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Humanities
8 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Developer
2 18 (17.14%) Analyst
3 14 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Power BI Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Qualitative Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Quantitative Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Data Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) HTML
2 5 (4.76%) React
3 4 (3.81%) CSS
3 4 (3.81%) Kafka
3 4 (3.81%) Web Services
4 3 (2.86%) .NET
4 3 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.86%) Middleware
4 3 (2.86%) Node.js
4 3 (2.86%) REST
5 2 (1.90%) Anaconda
5 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.90%) HTML5
5 2 (1.90%) JAX-RS
5 2 (1.90%) JSON
5 2 (1.90%) MDX
5 2 (1.90%) PySpark
5 2 (1.90%) Redux
6 1 (0.95%) Spring
6 1 (0.95%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (7.62%) Fixed Income
2 8 (7.62%) User Experience
3 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.71%) Market Risk
4 5 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.76%) Social Media
5 4 (3.81%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.86%) Derivative
6 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.90%) AS400
7 2 (1.90%) iSeries
7 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.95%) Equities
8 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 19 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (18.10%) Risk Management
4 17 (16.19%) Data Analytics
5 16 (15.24%) Data Science
6 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.57%) Machine Learning
7 9 (8.57%) Scrum
8 8 (7.62%) ETL
8 8 (7.62%) Flow Trading
8 8 (7.62%) Insurtech
8 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.67%) Data Architecture
9 7 (6.67%) Low Latency
9 7 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.71%) DevOps
10 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) SQL
2 39 (37.14%) Python
3 17 (16.19%) Java
4 12 (11.43%) C++
5 11 (10.48%) C#
6 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (3.81%) Scala
8 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.90%) C
9 2 (1.90%) Perl
9 2 (1.90%) R
9 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.95%) ES6
10 1 (0.95%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) MBA
4 1 (0.95%) PhD
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.95%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Ansible
1 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.90%) Terraform
2 1 (0.95%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Alteryx
3 6 (5.71%) Google
4 5 (4.76%) Adobe
4 5 (4.76%) Cloudera
4 5 (4.76%) Informatica
5 3 (2.86%) Databricks
5 3 (2.86%) Pega
6 2 (1.90%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.90%) Murex
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle
6 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.90%) WSO2
7 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos
7 1 (0.95%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.95%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Snow
7 1 (0.95%) Splunk