Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 38 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +11
Contract jobs citing Analytics 401 385 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.17% 5.47% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 6.22% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 280 217
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £704
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £35.58 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.25% +25.52% -
10th Percentile £34.46 £22.34 £26.92
90th Percentile £48.67 £127.49 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £35.58 £28.35
% change year-on-year +25.25% +25.52% -

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 5,852 6,189 5,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.99% 87.87% 89.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,558 4,890 4,566
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £321
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 109 56
City of London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £20.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.51% -8.87% +2.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £56.50 £30.60 £31.13
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.30% - -6.50%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +3 34 £550 +6.80%
Moorgate -8 1 £550 +22.22%
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 137 (34.16%) SQL
2 130 (32.42%) Finance
3 128 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (25.19%) Python
5 98 (24.44%) Big Data
6 94 (23.44%) Data Science
7 85 (21.20%) Data Modelling
8 80 (19.95%) Data Warehouse
9 79 (19.70%) Data Analytics
10 78 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (18.95%) Apache Spark
12 69 (17.21%) Hadoop
13 68 (16.96%) Machine Learning
14 58 (14.46%) Java
15 57 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (13.97%) Kafka
17 54 (13.47%) Google
18 51 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
20 49 (12.22%) Banking
21 48 (11.97%) JavaScript
22 45 (11.22%) Data Quality
23 42 (10.47%) Apache Hive
23 42 (10.47%) ETL
24 41 (10.22%) Visualisation
25 38 (9.48%) Star Schema
26 37 (9.23%) Google Cloud Platform
27 34 (8.48%) Microsoft
27 34 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
28 33 (8.23%) Stakeholder 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 76 (18.95%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.99%) SAS
3 13 (3.24%) Apache
4 8 (2.00%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (2.00%) Confluence
5 6 (1.50%) CMS
5 6 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.50%) Jupyter
6 5 (1.25%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.50%) Appian
7 2 (0.50%) JBoss
7 2 (0.50%) Luigi
8 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.25%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.24%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.75%) Sketch
4 5 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.75%) SPSS
6 2 (0.50%) InVision
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.50%) Stata
7 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (9.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (8.23%) Google Analytics
5 31 (7.73%) Power Platform
6 17 (4.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (2.24%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (1.75%) Data Lake Analytics
8 7 (1.75%) Serverless
9 6 (1.50%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (1.25%) Firebase
10 5 (1.25%) GitHub
11 4 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.00%) Office 365
11 4 (1.00%) SaaS
12 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.75%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.50%) Firewall
2 5 (1.25%) VPN
3 3 (0.75%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (0.50%) Network Security
4 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (24.44%) Big Data
2 80 (19.95%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (17.21%) Hadoop
4 42 (10.47%) Apache Hive
5 38 (9.48%) Star Schema
6 32 (7.98%) OLAP
7 31 (7.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 31 (7.73%) OLAP Cube
7 31 (7.73%) Power BI
8 29 (7.23%) SQL Server
9 24 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (5.74%) BigQuery
11 18 (4.49%) Data Lake
12 17 (4.24%) NoSQL
13 13 (3.24%) QlikView
14 12 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (2.99%) MySQL
14 12 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (2.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.74%) JIRA
3 15 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (1.25%) Maven
6 4 (1.00%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.75%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.75%) Subversion
7 3 (0.75%) tSQLt
8 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.50%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.50%) Grunt
8 2 (0.50%) gulp
8 2 (0.50%) Hudson
8 2 (0.50%) PostCSS
8 2 (0.50%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 130 (32.42%) Finance
2 49 (12.22%) Banking
3 31 (7.73%) Marketing
4 27 (6.73%) Retail
5 24 (5.99%) Front Office
6 16 (3.99%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.74%) Legal
8 9 (2.24%) Advertising
9 7 (1.75%) Law
10 6 (1.50%) Publishing
11 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.25%) Spanish Language
12 4 (1.00%) Dutch Language
12 4 (1.00%) French Language
12 4 (1.00%) German Language
12 4 (1.00%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (17.46%) Data Engineer
1 70 (17.46%) Developer
2 56 (13.97%) Analyst
3 35 (8.73%) Consultant
3 35 (8.73%) Hadoop Engineer
4 29 (7.23%) Architect
5 25 (6.23%) Data Scientist
6 22 (5.49%) Data Analyst
7 19 (4.74%) Data Architect
8 16 (3.99%) Java Developer
9 15 (3.74%) Product Owner
10 13 (3.24%) Senior Developer
11 12 (2.99%) Digital Product Owner
11 12 (2.99%) Python Developer
12 11 (2.74%) Implementation Analyst
13 10 (2.49%) Analytics Consultant
14 9 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (2.24%) Data Consultant
14 9 (2.24%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.97%) Kafka
2 17 (4.24%) HTML
3 16 (3.99%) CSS
4 13 (3.24%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
5 12 (2.99%) Pandas
5 12 (2.99%) Web Services
6 11 (2.74%) NumPy
7 10 (2.49%) REST
8 9 (2.24%) jQuery
8 9 (2.24%) Node.js
9 8 (2.00%) React
9 8 (2.00%) RESTful
9 8 (2.00%) SciPy
9 8 (2.00%) XML
10 7 (1.75%) Sass
11 6 (1.50%) HTML5
11 6 (1.50%) LESS
11 6 (1.50%) Redux
11 6 (1.50%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.73%) User Experience
3 19 (4.74%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.49%) Derivative
5 9 (2.24%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.24%) Equities
5 9 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.50%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.50%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.25%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.25%) Social Media
9 4 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.75%) Robotics
10 3 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.48%) Linux
2 13 (3.24%) Unix
3 11 (2.74%) Windows
4 2 (0.50%) Android
4 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.50%) CentOS
4 2 (0.50%) VMS
5 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) tvOS
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (23.44%) Data Science
3 85 (21.20%) Data Modelling
4 79 (19.70%) Data Analytics
5 78 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (16.96%) Machine Learning
7 42 (10.47%) ETL
8 41 (10.22%) Visualisation
9 34 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (7.73%) SQL Optimisation
12 29 (7.23%) DevOps
13 28 (6.98%) Scrum
14 25 (6.23%) Artificial Intelligence
14 25 (6.23%) Data Analysis
15 24 (5.99%) Project Management
16 23 (5.74%) Data Visualisation
16 23 (5.74%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.24%) Mathematics
18 20 (4.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.16%) SQL
2 101 (25.19%) Python
3 58 (14.46%) Java
4 48 (11.97%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.74%) R
6 19 (4.74%) Scala
7 15 (3.74%) C++
8 13 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.74%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.24%) C#
11 7 (1.75%) Go
11 7 (1.75%) Perl
12 6 (1.50%) C
12 6 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.25%) ES6
13 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.00%) U-SQL
14 4 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (7.73%) Degree
2 7 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.00%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.00%) PhD
5 3 (0.75%) CISSP
5 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.50%) CCIE
6 2 (0.50%) CCNA
6 2 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) ISEB
6 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.50%) PMP
6 2 (0.50%) SANS
7 1 (0.25%) CBAP
7 1 (0.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.22%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.24%) GDPR
3 5 (1.25%) IFRS
4 4 (1.00%) QA
4 4 (1.00%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.50%) Basel III
5 2 (0.50%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) Basel II
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (6.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) HDFS
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Samba
3 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) XenApp
3 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (7.73%) Oozie
2 9 (2.24%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.75%) Ansible
4 6 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.25%) Kibana
6 2 (0.50%) Terraform
7 1 (0.25%) Ambari
7 1 (0.25%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.25%) Grafana
7 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) Istio
7 1 (0.25%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) Nessus
7 1 (0.25%) Nmap
7 1 (0.25%) QRadar
7 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (13.47%) Google
2 34 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.48%) Adobe
4 26 (6.48%) Tableau
5 15 (3.74%) Oracle
6 12 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.49%) Splunk
8 8 (2.00%) SAP
9 6 (1.50%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.50%) IBM
10 5 (1.25%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.25%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.00%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.00%) Apple
11 4 (1.00%) Facebook
11 4 (1.00%) Marketo
11 4 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.00%) Tealium
11 4 (1.00%) Twitter
12 3 (0.75%) Informatica