Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 24 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytics 192 458 395
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.06% 7.07% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 7.90% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 368 291
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
10th Percentile £360 £390 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £41.40 £44.57 £32.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +39.09% +13.04%
10th Percentile £39.10 £34.46 £26.89
90th Percentile £43.70 £48.67 £37.69
Central London median hourly rate £36.96 £44.57 £32.04
% change year-on-year -17.06% +39.09% +13.04%

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 2,765 5,798 6,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.22% 89.54% 88.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 4,453 4,846
Median daily rate £513 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +4.90% +0.10%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £326
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 96
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.32 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.97% +14.02% -
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.15
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £38.48
Median hourly rate £34.25 £21.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year +60.50% +6.70% +17.92%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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
London Bridge +17 1 £300 -45.45%
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.73%) Finance
3 57 (29.69%) SQL
3 57 (29.69%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (23.96%) Python
5 43 (22.40%) Data Analytics
6 33 (17.19%) Azure
7 32 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 28 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 28 (14.58%) DevOps
9 27 (14.06%) Data Science
10 25 (13.02%) Big Data
11 24 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
14 19 (9.90%) ETL
14 19 (9.90%) Data Analysis
14 19 (9.90%) Machine Learning
15 17 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (8.85%) Power Platform
15 17 (8.85%) Power BI
16 16 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.33%) Visualisation
16 16 (8.33%) Tableau
16 16 (8.33%) Validation
17 15 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
18 14 (7.29%) Banking
18 14 (7.29%) Scrum
18 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
18 14 (7.29%) Product Roadmap

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 10 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.17%) SAS
3 5 (2.60%) CMS
4 4 (2.08%) Confluence
4 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.04%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.52%) nginx
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) Tornado
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.52%) Figma
2 1 (0.52%) Inkscape
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.52%) Sketch
2 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.52%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.19%) Azure
2 17 (8.85%) Power Platform
3 13 (6.77%) AWS
4 9 (4.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (4.69%) Azure Stack
4 9 (4.69%) GCP
5 6 (3.13%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (2.60%) PaaS
7 4 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.04%) Office 365
9 1 (0.52%) Apigee
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Datadog
9 1 (0.52%) GitHub
9 1 (0.52%) IaaS
9 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.52%) Responsys
9 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) Skype
2 4 (2.08%) Telepresence
2 4 (2.08%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.08%) VoIP
3 1 (0.52%) DHCP
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.52%) SMS
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) VLAN
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.02%) Big Data
2 24 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.85%) Power BI
5 10 (5.21%) Data Mining
5 10 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.17%) QlikView
7 7 (3.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.65%) Data Lake
7 7 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.60%) SAS EBI
9 4 (2.08%) Redis
9 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.56%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.56%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.69%) JIRA
2 6 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.56%) NUnit
4 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.56%) Selenium
4 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.04%) GitLab
6 1 (0.52%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
6 1 (0.52%) JConsole
6 1 (0.52%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.52%) Maven
6 1 (0.52%) ProC
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.52%) VisualVM
General
1 59 (30.73%) Finance
2 14 (7.29%) Banking
3 13 (6.77%) Marketing
4 11 (5.73%) Front Office
5 7 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.65%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.56%) Law
7 3 (1.56%) Retail
7 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.04%) Publishing
8 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (20.83%) Developer
2 37 (19.27%) Analyst
3 19 (9.90%) Data Analyst
4 17 (8.85%) Data Engineer
5 13 (6.77%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (6.77%) Product Owner
6 12 (6.25%) Architect
7 10 (5.21%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.69%) Data Scientist
8 9 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Consultant
10 6 (3.13%) Data Modeller
10 6 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Data Architect
11 5 (2.60%) Data Manager
11 5 (2.60%) Designer
11 5 (2.60%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.60%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.60%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) XML
2 6 (3.13%) .NET
2 6 (3.13%) HTML
2 6 (3.13%) Kafka
2 6 (3.13%) Redux
3 5 (2.60%) Node.js
3 5 (2.60%) React
4 4 (2.08%) CSS
4 4 (2.08%) GraphQL
4 4 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.08%) REST
4 4 (2.08%) Web Services
5 3 (1.56%) PyTorch
5 3 (1.56%) RESTful
6 2 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.04%) Django
6 2 (1.04%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (1.04%) NumPy
6 2 (1.04%) SOAP
6 2 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.21%) User Experience
3 9 (4.69%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.60%) Blog
5 5 (2.60%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.60%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.08%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.56%) Derivative
7 3 (1.56%) Social Media
7 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.04%) Equities
8 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.13%) Linux
2 5 (2.60%) Unix
2 5 (2.60%) Windows
2 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (1.56%) Android
3 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.69%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (22.40%) Data Analytics
4 32 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 28 (14.58%) DevOps
6 27 (14.06%) Data Science
7 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.90%) Data Analysis
8 19 (9.90%) ETL
8 19 (9.90%) Machine Learning
9 17 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.33%) Validation
10 16 (8.33%) Visualisation
11 15 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (7.29%) Product Roadmap
12 14 (7.29%) Scrum
13 13 (6.77%) Decision-Making
14 12 (6.25%) Data Architecture
14 12 (6.25%) Data Validation
14 12 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.69%) SQL
2 46 (23.96%) Python
3 13 (6.77%) C#
4 11 (5.73%) Java
5 9 (4.69%) R
6 8 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.65%) C++
7 7 (3.65%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.08%) C
9 4 (2.08%) Scala
9 4 (2.08%) VBA
10 3 (1.56%) Perl
10 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.04%) PHP
11 2 (1.04%) Ruby
11 2 (1.04%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.52%) AWK
12 1 (0.52%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) Degree
3 2 (1.04%) CISSP
4 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CCNA
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CISM
4 1 (0.52%) ISEB
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.77%) GDPR
2 11 (5.73%) IFRS
3 7 (3.65%) Solvency II
4 5 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.60%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) COBIT
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.60%) Terraform
3 2 (1.04%) Ansible
3 2 (1.04%) Kubeflow
4 1 (0.52%) Control-M
4 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.33%) Tableau
3 12 (6.25%) Oracle
4 10 (5.21%) Google
5 7 (3.65%) Adobe
6 5 (2.60%) Cisco
6 5 (2.60%) OpenText
7 4 (2.08%) Alteryx
7 4 (2.08%) IBM
7 4 (2.08%) RightFax
7 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.08%) Verint
8 3 (1.56%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.56%) Cognos
8 3 (1.56%) Informatica
8 3 (1.56%) SAP
9 2 (1.04%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.04%) Tealium
9 2 (1.04%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) Adyen