Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 51 59
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Analytics 364 296 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.30% 4.39% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 4.94% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 214 197
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -2.44%
10th Percentile £346 £363 £274
90th Percentile £675 £718 £693
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -0.95% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £85.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £85.50 - -

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 5,933 5,992 5,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.36% 88.94% 87.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,733 4,686 4,773
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 56 49
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.13 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -2.44%

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 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor 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 23 September 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 - 10 £538 -
Moorgate -8 1 £475 -13.64%
Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 132 (36.26%) SQL
2 124 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (28.30%) Finance
4 75 (20.60%) Python
5 71 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (18.96%) Data Analytics
7 58 (15.93%) Big Data
8 56 (15.38%) Google
9 52 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 52 (14.29%) Data Science
10 49 (13.46%) Java
11 47 (12.91%) SQL Server
12 45 (12.36%) Visualisation
13 44 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
13 44 (12.09%) R
14 43 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 43 (11.81%) Marketing
15 42 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
15 42 (11.54%) Tableau
16 41 (11.26%) Degree
16 41 (11.26%) JavaScript
17 40 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (10.71%) Scrum
19 38 (10.44%) ETL
19 38 (10.44%) DevOps
20 37 (10.16%) Google Analytics
20 37 (10.16%) Hadoop
21 36 (9.89%) User Experience
22 33 (9.07%) Machine Learning

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 32 (8.79%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.02%) SAS
3 8 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.92%) Apache
4 7 (1.92%) CMS
4 7 (1.92%) Confluence
5 6 (1.65%) WordPress
6 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.10%) nginx
7 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.55%) Jetty
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) Marvel
Applications
1 25 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) FastStats
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.55%) Eikon
3 2 (0.55%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.55%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.27%) Unica
4 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (10.16%) Google Analytics
4 19 (5.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (4.40%) PaaS
6 15 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (4.12%) IaaS
7 13 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (3.02%) Office 365
9 9 (2.47%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.92%) GitHub
10 7 (1.92%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (1.10%) Serverless
13 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.82%) Firewall
2 2 (0.55%) SSH
3 1 (0.27%) Broadband
3 1 (0.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.27%) FTP
3 1 (0.27%) LAN
3 1 (0.27%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.93%) Big Data
2 47 (12.91%) SQL Server
3 44 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (10.16%) Hadoop
6 29 (7.97%) Power BI
7 24 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 24 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (6.04%) Apache Hive
9 21 (5.77%) Relational Database
10 17 (4.67%) OLAP
11 15 (4.12%) MongoDB
11 15 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (3.85%) Star Schema
13 11 (3.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 10 (2.75%) HBase
14 10 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (2.47%) MySQL
15 9 (2.47%) OLAP Cube
16 7 (1.92%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 31 (8.52%) JIRA
2 30 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.02%) Maven
5 8 (2.20%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.65%) Selenium
7 5 (1.37%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.37%) GitLab
7 5 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.10%) Robot Framework
8 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.10%) webpack
9 3 (0.82%) Grunt
9 3 (0.82%) gulp
9 3 (0.82%) JUnit
9 3 (0.82%) Mockito
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.82%) Webistrano
General
1 103 (28.30%) Finance
2 43 (11.81%) Marketing
3 30 (8.24%) Banking
4 20 (5.49%) Retail
5 19 (5.22%) Front Office
6 10 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.37%) Publishing
9 4 (1.10%) Legal
9 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.82%) Advertising
10 3 (0.82%) French Language
10 3 (0.82%) German Language
10 3 (0.82%) Thai Language
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Law
11 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (25.82%) Developer
2 70 (19.23%) Analyst
3 23 (6.32%) Consultant
3 23 (6.32%) Data Analyst
4 22 (6.04%) Data Engineer
5 20 (5.49%) Architect
6 18 (4.95%) Business Analyst
6 18 (4.95%) Java Developer
7 17 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (4.12%) User Researcher
9 14 (3.85%) Designer
9 14 (3.85%) SQL Developer
10 13 (3.57%) Data Consultant
11 12 (3.30%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (3.02%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.02%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.02%) UX Designer
13 10 (2.75%) Data Scientist
13 10 (2.75%) Hadoop Engineer
13 10 (2.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.07%) HTML
2 30 (8.24%) .NET
3 24 (6.59%) Kafka
4 19 (5.22%) CSS
5 17 (4.67%) JSON
6 16 (4.40%) REST
7 15 (4.12%) Spring
8 13 (3.57%) React
9 12 (3.30%) Web Services
10 11 (3.02%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.75%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.47%) HTML5
12 9 (2.47%) Middleware
12 9 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (2.20%) NumPy
13 8 (2.20%) Pandas
13 8 (2.20%) SOAP
13 8 (2.20%) WCF
14 7 (1.92%) D3.js
14 7 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.89%) User Experience
3 19 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (4.12%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.57%) Equities
6 12 (3.30%) Blog
7 11 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.75%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.47%) Derivative
10 8 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.20%) Social Media
11 7 (1.92%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.65%) Fintech
12 6 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.37%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.37%) Reference Data
14 4 (1.10%) Tandem
14 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.77%) Linux
2 11 (3.02%) Unix
3 6 (1.65%) Windows
4 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.55%) DC/OS
5 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (18.96%) Data Analytics
4 52 (14.29%) Data Science
5 45 (12.36%) Visualisation
6 39 (10.71%) Scrum
7 38 (10.44%) DevOps
7 38 (10.44%) ETL
8 33 (9.07%) Machine Learning
9 30 (8.24%) Data Modelling
10 28 (7.69%) Decision-Making
11 26 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 26 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (6.87%) Data Visualisation
12 25 (6.87%) E-Commerce
13 23 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (6.04%) Microservices
14 22 (6.04%) Migration
15 21 (5.77%) Software Engineering
15 21 (5.77%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 132 (36.26%) SQL
2 75 (20.60%) Python
3 49 (13.46%) Java
4 44 (12.09%) R
5 41 (11.26%) JavaScript
6 33 (9.07%) C#
7 23 (6.32%) VBA
8 22 (6.04%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.85%) Scala
10 13 (3.57%) MATLAB
11 10 (2.75%) C
12 9 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.65%) C++
13 6 (1.65%) Ruby
14 5 (1.37%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.10%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.10%) PHP
15 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (11.26%) Degree
2 6 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (1.65%) PhD
3 5 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.10%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.82%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.82%) MCSA
5 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) CCNA
6 2 (0.55%) CCSA
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.55%) CISM
6 2 (0.55%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) MBA
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 23 (6.32%) QA
3 5 (1.37%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.82%) EMIR
4 3 (0.82%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) MiFID
6 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) IFRS
6 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (6.87%) Docker
2 18 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.37%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.10%) HDFS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (5.49%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.47%) Oozie
3 7 (1.92%) Terraform
4 6 (1.65%) Ansible
5 5 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.82%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.82%) Kibana
6 3 (0.82%) logstash
6 3 (0.82%) Puppet
6 3 (0.82%) SCCM
7 2 (0.55%) Consul
7 2 (0.55%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.55%) Matomo
7 2 (0.55%) Nagios
7 2 (0.55%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.55%) rkt
7 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (15.38%) Google
2 52 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 42 (11.54%) Tableau
4 22 (6.04%) Adobe
5 13 (3.57%) Oracle
6 9 (2.47%) Alteryx
7 8 (2.20%) SAP
7 8 (2.20%) Splunk
8 7 (1.92%) IBM
8 7 (1.92%) Tealium
9 6 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.37%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.10%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.10%) New Relic
11 4 (1.10%) Reuters
11 4 (1.10%) Teradata
12 3 (0.82%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.82%) Apple
12 3 (0.82%) Cognos
12 3 (0.82%) Omniture