Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 45 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 -11
Contract jobs citing Analytics 351 267 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.93% 4.35% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 5.00% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 191 144
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £281
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 - £36.55
10th Percentile £22.51 - £23.31
90th Percentile £30.53 - £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 - £36.55

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 6,245 5,342 5,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.78% 87.13% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,971 4,246 4,651
City of London median daily rate £510 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £293
90th Percentile £695 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 49 59
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% -2.98% +10.82%
10th Percentile £11.65 £13.69 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.30 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.46 £21.13
% change year-on-year +7.91% -7.90% +17.39%

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 23 February 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
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 23 February 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 - 2 £450 -
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 106 (30.20%) Finance
2 91 (25.93%) SQL
3 82 (23.36%) Python
4 79 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (20.23%) Big Data
6 63 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (17.66%) Data Analytics
8 57 (16.24%) Java
9 53 (15.10%) Hadoop
10 52 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (14.81%) Apache Spark
11 48 (13.68%) SQL Server
12 44 (12.54%) Banking
13 43 (12.25%) Linux
14 42 (11.97%) JavaScript
14 42 (11.97%) C#
15 40 (11.40%) Mathematics
16 38 (10.83%) Degree
16 38 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (10.54%) Front Office
17 37 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (10.54%) Machine Learning
18 35 (9.97%) ETL
19 34 (9.69%) R
20 31 (8.83%) TDD
20 31 (8.83%) Tableau
21 30 (8.55%) Data Science
21 30 (8.55%) Project Management
21 30 (8.55%) HTML
21 30 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure

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 52 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.42%) Apache
2 12 (3.42%) SAS
3 8 (2.28%) CMS
4 7 (1.99%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.99%) Confluence
4 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.14%) nginx
6 3 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.57%) IIS
7 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) Mongoose
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) ThingWorx
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Tornado
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.99%) SPSS
3 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.57%) Weka
7 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.14%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.57%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.28%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.27%) Google Analytics
4 16 (4.56%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (2.85%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (2.28%) Serverless
7 6 (1.71%) GitHub
7 6 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.14%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (1.14%) npm
8 4 (1.14%) SaaS
8 4 (1.14%) Yarn
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.85%) PaaS
10 2 (0.57%) AdWords
11 1 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.56%) Firewall
2 5 (1.42%) DHCP
2 5 (1.42%) DNS
2 5 (1.42%) SSL
2 5 (1.42%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.14%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.14%) VPN
4 3 (0.85%) DKIM
4 3 (0.85%) DMARC
4 3 (0.85%) HTTP
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.57%) HSRP
5 2 (0.57%) ICMP
5 2 (0.57%) IPsec
5 2 (0.57%) MPLS
5 2 (0.57%) Network Security
5 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.57%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (20.23%) Big Data
2 53 (15.10%) Hadoop
3 48 (13.68%) SQL Server
4 38 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (6.55%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.27%) Apache Hive
7 19 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (4.27%) HBase
9 15 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (3.99%) Data Lake
10 14 (3.99%) Power BI
11 13 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (3.70%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.85%) KDB
12 10 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (2.56%) Sqoop
14 8 (2.28%) HDInsight
14 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.56%) JIRA
4 12 (3.42%) Cucumber
5 9 (2.56%) Mocha
5 9 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.71%) Gradle
6 6 (1.71%) JUnit
6 6 (1.71%) Subversion
6 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.71%) webpack
7 5 (1.42%) Crashlytics
7 5 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.14%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.14%) Maven
8 4 (1.14%) Protractor
8 4 (1.14%) Selenium
9 3 (0.85%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.85%) Grunt
General
1 106 (30.20%) Finance
2 44 (12.54%) Banking
3 37 (10.54%) Front Office
4 30 (8.55%) Marketing
5 25 (7.12%) Retail
6 15 (4.27%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.99%) Advertising
8 11 (3.13%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.56%) Legal
10 7 (1.99%) Law
11 4 (1.14%) Games
12 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Publishing
13 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (25.93%) Developer
2 67 (19.09%) Analyst
3 37 (10.54%) Data Engineer
4 33 (9.40%) Architect
5 18 (5.13%) C# Developer
5 18 (5.13%) Consultant
6 17 (4.84%) Data Analyst
6 17 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 16 (4.56%) Big Data Engineer
8 15 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (3.99%) Business Analyst
9 14 (3.99%) Data Architect
9 14 (3.99%) Data Scientist
10 13 (3.70%) C# WPF Developer
10 13 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.70%) UI Developer
10 13 (3.70%) WPF Developer
11 12 (3.42%) C# Pricing Developer
11 12 (3.42%) Pricing Developer
11 12 (3.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.55%) HTML
2 22 (6.27%) AngularJS
3 20 (5.70%) CSS
4 18 (5.13%) .NET
4 18 (5.13%) HTML5
4 18 (5.13%) Node.js
5 16 (4.56%) Entity Framework
5 16 (4.56%) WPF
6 15 (4.27%) REST
7 14 (3.99%) React
8 13 (3.70%) Kafka
9 11 (3.13%) JSON
10 9 (2.56%) jQuery
10 9 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (2.56%) Redux
11 8 (2.28%) Web Services
12 7 (1.99%) Sass
12 7 (1.99%) scikit-learn
12 7 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (1.71%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.27%) User Experience
3 20 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.42%) Social Media
8 11 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 11 (3.13%) Derivative
9 10 (2.85%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.85%) Fixed Income
10 9 (2.56%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.56%) Market Risk
11 8 (2.28%) Equities
12 7 (1.99%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.71%) Fintech
14 5 (1.42%) Credit Risk
15 4 (1.14%) Blog
15 4 (1.14%) Reinsurance
16 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.25%) Linux
2 15 (4.27%) Unix
2 15 (4.27%) Windows
3 7 (1.99%) CentOS
3 7 (1.99%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.71%) Android
4 6 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.85%) VMS
7 2 (0.57%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (17.66%) Data Analytics
3 52 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (11.40%) Mathematics
5 37 (10.54%) Machine Learning
6 35 (9.97%) ETL
7 31 (8.83%) TDD
8 30 (8.55%) Data Science
8 30 (8.55%) Project Management
9 28 (7.98%) DevOps
9 28 (7.98%) Scrum
10 27 (7.69%) Visualisation
11 25 (7.12%) E-Commerce
11 25 (7.12%) Risk Management
11 25 (7.12%) Web Analytics
12 24 (6.84%) Data Analysis
13 23 (6.55%) Data Engineering
14 22 (6.27%) OO
14 22 (6.27%) Physics
15 21 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.93%) SQL
2 82 (23.36%) Python
3 57 (16.24%) Java
4 42 (11.97%) C#
4 42 (11.97%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.69%) R
6 28 (7.98%) Scala
7 27 (7.69%) C++
8 10 (2.85%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.56%) ES6
9 9 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.28%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.28%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.28%) VBA
11 7 (1.99%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.14%) C
12 4 (1.14%) Haskell
12 4 (1.14%) Ruby
12 4 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (0.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 38 (10.83%) Degree
2 16 (4.56%) PhD
3 9 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.71%) CISSP
5 5 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.42%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.14%) CISA
6 4 (1.14%) CISM
7 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) CEH
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CAPM
9 1 (0.28%) CCSE
9 1 (0.28%) CCSM
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) PMP
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.27%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.99%) EMIR
2 7 (1.99%) GDPR
3 4 (1.14%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.85%) GCP
4 3 (0.85%) PMO
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) MiFID
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (5.41%) HDFS
2 14 (3.99%) Docker
3 12 (3.42%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (4.56%) Ansible
2 15 (4.27%) Terraform
3 12 (3.42%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.56%) Puppet
5 6 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.42%) Oozie
7 3 (0.85%) Nessus
8 2 (0.57%) Mesos
8 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.28%) Kibana
9 1 (0.28%) Matomo
Vendors
1 31 (8.83%) Tableau
2 26 (7.41%) Google
3 25 (7.12%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.41%) Adobe
5 15 (4.27%) Oracle
6 9 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.56%) SAP
7 8 (2.28%) Hortonworks
8 6 (1.71%) Cisco
8 6 (1.71%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.42%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.42%) MapR
10 4 (1.14%) Capita
10 4 (1.14%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 4 (1.14%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.14%) Twitter
11 3 (0.85%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.85%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.85%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.85%) Informatica