Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 34 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 306 110 316
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.56% 5.55% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 6.25% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 79 233
10th Percentile £425 £373 £363
25th Percentile £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £681 £656 £590
90th Percentile £775 £765 £702
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.18 £26.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +2.55% - -
Central London median hourly rate £27.18 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year +2.55% - -

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 3,688 1,759 5,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.06% 88.79% 90.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,834 1,320 4,072
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £523
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.48% +2.45%
75th Percentile £650 £602 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 51
10th Percentile £18.33 £14.74 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.00 £13.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +29.63% +38.46% +4.28%
75th Percentile £61.19 £39.25 £24.25
90th Percentile £67.55 £46.35 £51.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.45 £20.92
% change year-on-year +23.04% +36.00% +11.84%

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021. 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 £675 -
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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.

1 121 (39.54%) SQL
2 107 (34.97%) Finance
3 103 (33.66%) Python
4 100 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (28.10%) Azure
6 80 (26.14%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (23.86%) Data Analytics
8 69 (22.55%) Social Skills
9 68 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 65 (21.24%) Visualisation
11 55 (17.97%) AWS
12 52 (16.99%) Power Platform
12 52 (16.99%) Power BI
13 46 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
15 43 (14.05%) Java
16 42 (13.73%) Banking
17 41 (13.40%) DevOps
18 40 (13.07%) Tableau
19 38 (12.42%) Data Science
20 37 (12.09%) Degree
20 37 (12.09%) Software Engineering
21 36 (11.76%) Data Modelling
21 36 (11.76%) Computer Science
22 34 (11.11%) ETL
23 33 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
23 33 (10.78%) Data Management
24 32 (10.46%) SQL Server
25 30 (9.80%) Problem-Solving

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 19 (6.21%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.29%) IIS
3 5 (1.63%) SAS
4 4 (1.31%) CMS
4 4 (1.31%) Confluence
4 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.31%) Sketch
4 3 (0.98%) Figma
5 2 (0.65%) InVision
5 2 (0.65%) UserZoom
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 86 (28.10%) Azure
2 55 (17.97%) AWS
3 52 (16.99%) Power Platform
4 19 (6.21%) GCP
5 15 (4.90%) Collibra
6 11 (3.59%) GitHub
7 10 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (3.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (3.27%) PaaS
7 10 (3.27%) Serverless
8 9 (2.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 8 (2.61%) Google Analytics
9 8 (2.61%) Snowflake
10 7 (2.29%) Amazon S3
10 7 (2.29%) Matillion
11 6 (1.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 6 (1.96%) PowerApps
12 5 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.63%) IaaS
13 4 (1.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.94%) BGP
2 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.98%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) DHCP
4 2 (0.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) 802.11
5 1 (0.33%) Broadband
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.33%) HSRP
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) IPsec
5 1 (0.33%) OSPF
5 1 (0.33%) SD-WAN
5 1 (0.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.99%) Power BI
2 46 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (13.07%) Tableau
4 32 (10.46%) SQL Server
5 27 (8.82%) Big Data
6 25 (8.17%) Data Lake
7 21 (6.86%) Hadoop
8 19 (6.21%) QlikView
9 17 (5.56%) Qlik Sense
10 11 (3.59%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (3.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (3.27%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.94%) DB2
13 8 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (2.29%) Apache Hive
14 7 (2.29%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 22 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.54%) JIRA
3 13 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.63%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.98%) Postman
6 3 (0.98%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.65%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.65%) JMeter
7 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.65%) Selenium
7 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.65%) Subversion
8 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 107 (34.97%) Finance
2 69 (22.55%) Social Skills
3 46 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (13.73%) Banking
5 17 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.56%) Legal
6 16 (5.23%) Front Office
6 16 (5.23%) Presentation Skills
7 15 (4.90%) Financial Institution
8 14 (4.58%) Marketing
9 11 (3.59%) Public Sector
10 9 (2.94%) Retail
11 6 (1.96%) Billing
12 5 (1.63%) Advertising
12 5 (1.63%) Law
12 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.31%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.65%) German Language
15 2 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 69 (22.55%) Developer
2 63 (20.59%) Analyst
3 29 (9.48%) Architect
4 28 (9.15%) Data Engineer
5 26 (8.50%) Python Developer
6 18 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.56%) Data Analyst
8 16 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 15 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (4.90%) Data Business Analyst
10 14 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 14 (4.58%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 12 (3.92%) Data Architect
11 12 (3.92%) Data Scientist
11 12 (3.92%) Designer
11 12 (3.92%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.59%) Business Systems Analyst
12 11 (3.59%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.59%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (3.59%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.19%) .NET
2 18 (5.88%) Pandas
3 15 (4.90%) Web Services
4 14 (4.58%) AngularJS
5 13 (4.25%) NumPy
6 12 (3.92%) Node.js
7 9 (2.94%) HTML
7 9 (2.94%) React
8 8 (2.61%) Matplotlib
8 8 (2.61%) PyMC3
8 8 (2.61%) PyTorch
9 7 (2.29%) Angular 2
9 7 (2.29%) jQuery
10 6 (1.96%) Kafka
10 6 (1.96%) SQLAlchemy
11 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.63%) CSS
12 4 (1.31%) JSON
12 4 (1.31%) Spring
12 4 (1.31%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.15%) User Experience
2 21 (6.86%) Fixed Income
2 21 (6.86%) Hedge funds
3 15 (4.90%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.58%) Derivative
4 14 (4.58%) Reinsurance
5 13 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.92%) Equities
7 11 (3.59%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.94%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.61%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.96%) iSeries
11 5 (1.63%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.31%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.98%) CMDB
13 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.21%) Windows
2 10 (3.27%) Linux
2 10 (3.27%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.31%) Unix
4 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.14%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (23.86%) Data Analytics
4 65 (21.24%) Visualisation
5 45 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
6 41 (13.40%) DevOps
7 38 (12.42%) Data Science
8 37 (12.09%) Software Engineering
9 36 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 36 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 34 (11.11%) ETL
11 33 (10.78%) Data Management
12 30 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (9.48%) Data Cleansing
14 28 (9.15%) Data Analysis
14 28 (9.15%) Mathematics
15 26 (8.50%) Scrum
16 24 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
17 23 (7.52%) Asset Management
18 22 (7.19%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 121 (39.54%) SQL
2 103 (33.66%) Python
3 43 (14.05%) Java
4 25 (8.17%) C#
5 21 (6.86%) PowerShell
6 19 (6.21%) C++
6 19 (6.21%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.88%) R
8 9 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.61%) C
9 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.29%) Scala
11 5 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.63%) PHP
11 5 (1.63%) VBA
12 3 (0.98%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.98%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) Perl
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (12.09%) Degree
2 13 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.31%) PMP
7 3 (0.98%) ISEB
8 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.33%) ACCA
9 1 (0.33%) CIMA
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.17%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.58%) GDPR
3 13 (4.25%) QA
4 4 (1.31%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.98%) PMO
6 2 (0.65%) IFRS
7 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.33%) GMP
7 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (6.54%) Docker
2 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.98%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) LXC
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.58%) Terraform
3 8 (2.61%) Ansible
4 4 (1.31%) SCCM
4 4 (1.31%) SCOM
5 3 (0.98%) Grafana
5 3 (0.98%) Kibana
6 2 (0.65%) Istio
7 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.33%) Puppet
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 68 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.86%) Google
3 16 (5.23%) Oracle
4 15 (4.90%) Databricks
5 10 (3.27%) SAP
6 7 (2.29%) Splunk
7 6 (1.96%) Guidewire
7 6 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.63%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.31%) Adobe
9 4 (1.31%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.31%) Citrix
9 4 (1.31%) VMware
10 3 (0.98%) Anaplan
10 3 (0.98%) Informatica
10 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.65%) Apple
11 2 (0.65%) Dell
11 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.65%) Synopsys