Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 +16
Contract jobs citing Analytics 188 263 410
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 8.39% 5.80% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 6.65% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 193 343
Median daily rate £475 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% -0.95%
10th Percentile £325 £364 £363
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £513
% change year-on-year -5.00% -2.44% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £41.40 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +29.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.75 £39.10 £31.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £43.70 £33.00
Central London median hourly rate £36.50 £35.73 £32.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.64% +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 2,023 3,955 6,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.27% 87.25% 88.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 3,039 4,701
Median daily rate £525 £518 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £315
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £510 £514
% change year-on-year +2.94% -0.73% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 52 59
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.42 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.15 £52.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +23.26% +7.50% -6.98%

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 7 March 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 7 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.85%) SQL
3 52 (27.66%) Python
4 51 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (26.06%) Finance
6 48 (25.53%) Azure
7 40 (21.28%) DevOps
7 40 (21.28%) Power BI
7 40 (21.28%) Power Platform
8 34 (18.09%) Data Science
8 34 (18.09%) Data Analytics
9 31 (16.49%) C#
10 30 (15.96%) Data Analysis
11 29 (15.43%) .NET
12 28 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 28 (14.89%) TDD
12 28 (14.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 27 (14.36%) Java
13 27 (14.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (13.83%) Octopus Deploy
14 26 (13.83%) JavaScript
14 26 (13.83%) Software Engineering
15 25 (13.30%) AWS
16 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (12.77%) QA
17 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (12.23%) Big Data
18 22 (11.70%) React
18 22 (11.70%) PowerShell
19 21 (11.17%) Data Warehouse

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 20 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.85%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.79%) SAS
4 6 (3.19%) Apache
5 3 (1.60%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.06%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.53%) InDesign
3 1 (0.53%) InVision
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) Sketch
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.53%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 48 (25.53%) Azure
2 40 (21.28%) Power Platform
3 25 (13.30%) AWS
4 18 (9.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.26%) GCP
6 6 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.13%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (1.06%) SaaS
9 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.53%) IaaS
10 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) 3G
2 1 (0.53%) 4G
2 1 (0.53%) 5G
2 1 (0.53%) Broadband
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.53%) Skype
2 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.28%) Power BI
2 23 (12.23%) Big Data
3 21 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 20 (10.64%) Tableau
5 13 (6.91%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.32%) Data Lake
7 9 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.26%) Tableau Desktop
8 8 (4.26%) Tableau Server
9 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.19%) Looker
11 5 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (2.13%) BigQuery
12 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.60%) Flink
13 3 (1.60%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 26 (13.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (7.98%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.32%) JIRA
4 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.06%) git-flow
5 2 (1.06%) Maven
5 2 (1.06%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.53%) ERwin
6 1 (0.53%) MLflow
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.53%) PyCharm
6 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (26.06%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Front Office
3 13 (6.91%) Banking
4 11 (5.85%) Marketing
5 9 (4.79%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.19%) Polish Language
7 5 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.66%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) Local Government
8 3 (1.60%) Retail
9 2 (1.06%) Law
9 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) Humanities
10 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (23.40%) Analyst
2 41 (21.81%) Developer
3 19 (10.11%) Data Engineer
4 14 (7.45%) Analyst Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Architect
4 14 (7.45%) Technical Leader
5 9 (4.79%) Risk Analyst
6 8 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 7 (3.72%) Asset Management Analyst
7 7 (3.72%) Data Architect
7 7 (3.72%) Data Scientist
7 7 (3.72%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.72%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (3.72%) User Experience Researcher
8 6 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (3.19%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.19%) Consultant
8 6 (3.19%) Product Manager
8 6 (3.19%) Quantitative Developer
8 6 (3.19%) Risk Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.43%) .NET
2 22 (11.70%) React
3 20 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 18 (9.57%) ASP.NET
4 18 (9.57%) ASP.NET Core
5 7 (3.72%) Kafka
6 4 (2.13%) Node.js
6 4 (2.13%) RESTful
7 3 (1.60%) ATL
7 3 (1.60%) PySpark
7 3 (1.60%) Spring
8 2 (1.06%) Samza
8 2 (1.06%) Velocity
8 2 (1.06%) Web Services
9 1 (0.53%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.53%) Pandas
9 1 (0.53%) RxJava
9 1 (0.53%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.53%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.53%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.11%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (9.04%) User Experience
4 16 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (7.45%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.79%) Derivative
6 9 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (4.79%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.66%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.66%) Social Media
8 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.60%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.06%) Equities
10 2 (1.06%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.06%) iSeries
10 2 (1.06%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.19%) Linux
2 3 (1.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Android
3 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (21.28%) DevOps
4 34 (18.09%) Data Analytics
4 34 (18.09%) Data Science
5 30 (15.96%) Data Analysis
6 28 (14.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 28 (14.89%) TDD
7 27 (14.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (13.83%) Software Engineering
9 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (11.17%) Machine Learning
11 20 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (10.64%) Mentoring
12 19 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (8.51%) ETL
13 16 (8.51%) Visualisation
14 14 (7.45%) Data Integration
14 14 (7.45%) Data Modelling
14 14 (7.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.85%) SQL
2 52 (27.66%) Python
3 31 (16.49%) C#
4 27 (14.36%) Java
5 26 (13.83%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.70%) PowerShell
7 21 (11.17%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.26%) R
9 7 (3.72%) C++
10 4 (2.13%) Scala
11 3 (1.60%) VBA
12 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.06%) Groovy
12 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.06%) VB
13 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.53%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.53%) Perl
13 1 (0.53%) Ruby
13 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.51%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.06%) ACCA
5 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.06%) PhD
6 1 (0.53%) CIMA
6 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.53%) MBA
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.77%) QA
2 7 (3.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) COREP
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) IFRS
System Software
1 18 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.66%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.06%) Terraform
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) CASB
3 1 (0.53%) Kubeflow
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.72%) Google
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle
3 6 (3.19%) Informatica
3 6 (3.19%) Talend
4 5 (2.66%) Alteryx
4 5 (2.66%) SAP
5 4 (2.13%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.60%) Adobe
6 3 (1.60%) Databricks
6 3 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.06%) Cadence
7 2 (1.06%) Cognos
7 2 (1.06%) Pega
7 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.53%) New Relic
8 1 (0.53%) Splunk