Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 282 106 379
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.77% 5.90% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 6.63% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 78 304
10th Percentile £375 £324 £375
25th Percentile £479 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £553 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.24% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £688 £613 £600
90th Percentile £779 £750 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £529 £525
% change year-on-year +3.97% +0.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £8.00 £49.50 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year -83.84% +11.07% +107.28%
Central London median hourly rate £8.00 £49.50 £44.57
% change year-on-year -83.84% +11.07% +107.28%

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 3,287 1,600 5,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.55% 89.09% 90.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,428 1,174 4,500
10th Percentile £363 £321 £338
25th Percentile £457 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £511 £520
% change year-on-year +7.58% -1.68% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 68
10th Percentile £11.15 £14.55 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.07 £17.38 £12.04
Median hourly rate £27.75 £35.75 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -22.38% +116.67% -11.76%
75th Percentile £38.50 £46.44 £24.31
90th Percentile £63.25 £52.03 £45.41
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -26.76% +86.84% +1.60%

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 17 September 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 17 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 114 (40.43%) SQL
2 105 (37.23%) Finance
3 104 (36.88%) Python
4 96 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (28.72%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (26.95%) Azure
7 68 (24.11%) Visualisation
8 57 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (18.79%) Data Science
9 53 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (18.79%) Data Analysis
10 49 (17.38%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (17.38%) Social Skills
11 48 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 47 (16.67%) Data Modelling
12 47 (16.67%) Asset Management
12 47 (16.67%) Degree
13 45 (15.96%) Mathematics
13 45 (15.96%) Power Platform
13 45 (15.96%) Power BI
14 42 (14.89%) DevOps
15 41 (14.54%) Data Analytics
16 38 (13.48%) Statistics
17 37 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
17 37 (13.12%) SQL Server
18 36 (12.77%) Management Information System
18 36 (12.77%) Tableau
18 36 (12.77%) Algorithms
18 36 (12.77%) Decision-Making
19 34 (12.06%) R

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 (7.09%) Apache Spark
2 18 (6.38%) Jupyter
3 6 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.06%) CMS
4 3 (1.06%) SAS
5 2 (0.71%) Apache
5 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (7.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) Figma
4 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.71%) Sketch
5 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.71%) Maximo
2 2 (0.71%) Q-Pulse
3 1 (0.35%) Eikon
3 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.95%) Azure
2 45 (15.96%) Power Platform
3 32 (11.35%) AWS
4 18 (6.38%) GCP
5 11 (3.90%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (3.19%) GitHub
7 8 (2.84%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 7 (2.48%) PaaS
9 6 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.13%) Serverless
10 5 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (1.77%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 4 (1.42%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.42%) Collibra
12 3 (1.06%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.06%) IaaS
12 3 (1.06%) npm
12 3 (1.06%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.84%) BGP
2 2 (0.71%) DHCP
2 2 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.35%) SSH
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (15.96%) Power BI
3 37 (13.12%) SQL Server
4 36 (12.77%) Tableau
5 26 (9.22%) Big Data
6 24 (8.51%) QlikView
7 18 (6.38%) Data Lake
8 16 (5.67%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (3.55%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.55%) Tableau Desktop
9 10 (3.55%) Tableau Server
10 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.84%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.48%) BigQuery
13 6 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (4.26%) JIRA
4 9 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.06%) GitLab
5 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.06%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.71%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.71%) Subversion
6 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.35%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.35%) ERwin
7 1 (0.35%) Mocha
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 105 (37.23%) Finance
2 57 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (17.38%) Social Skills
4 33 (11.70%) Banking
4 33 (11.70%) Marketing
5 27 (9.57%) Presentation Skills
6 15 (5.32%) Front Office
7 12 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 12 (4.26%) Legal
8 11 (3.90%) Public Sector
9 8 (2.84%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.84%) Retail
10 4 (1.42%) Advertising
10 4 (1.42%) Billing
10 4 (1.42%) Law
10 4 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (18.79%) Developer
2 41 (14.54%) Analyst
3 33 (11.70%) Data Scientist
4 26 (9.22%) Architect
5 22 (7.80%) Data Engineer
6 20 (7.09%) Python Developer
7 14 (4.96%) Data Analyst
8 12 (4.26%) Consultant
9 11 (3.90%) Analytics Developer
9 11 (3.90%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.55%) Data Architect
10 10 (3.55%) Designer
10 10 (3.55%) Quantitative Developer
11 8 (2.84%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.84%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.48%) Senior Designer
12 7 (2.48%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.13%) Product Owner
13 6 (2.13%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.93%) .NET
2 18 (6.38%) AngularJS
3 17 (6.03%) D3.js
3 17 (6.03%) Shiny
4 14 (4.96%) Node.js
4 14 (4.96%) Pandas
4 14 (4.96%) React
5 10 (3.55%) NumPy
6 8 (2.84%) jQuery
6 8 (2.84%) Matplotlib
6 8 (2.84%) PyMC3
6 8 (2.84%) PyTorch
7 7 (2.48%) Angular 2
7 7 (2.48%) Web Services
8 6 (2.13%) HTML
8 6 (2.13%) Spring
9 5 (1.77%) Kafka
10 4 (1.42%) ARM Templates
10 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET Core
10 4 (1.42%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.77%) Algorithms
1 36 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 25 (8.87%) Fixed Income
3 24 (8.51%) User Experience
4 20 (7.09%) Social Media
5 13 (4.61%) Hedge funds
6 12 (4.26%) Equities
7 10 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (3.55%) Public Cloud
8 9 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.84%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.48%) Derivative
10 7 (2.48%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.77%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.77%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.42%) CMDB
12 4 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.06%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.55%) Windows
2 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.71%) Linux
3 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.72%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (24.11%) Visualisation
4 53 (18.79%) Data Analysis
4 53 (18.79%) Data Science
5 49 (17.38%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 47 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 45 (15.96%) Mathematics
8 42 (14.89%) DevOps
9 41 (14.54%) Data Analytics
10 38 (13.48%) Statistics
11 36 (12.77%) Decision-Making
12 33 (11.70%) Machine Learning
13 32 (11.35%) Data Visualisation
14 27 (9.57%) Artificial Intelligence
14 27 (9.57%) Bayesian Methods
14 27 (9.57%) Mentoring
15 26 (9.22%) Computer Science
16 24 (8.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 114 (40.43%) SQL
2 104 (36.88%) Python
3 34 (12.06%) R
4 30 (10.64%) Java
5 21 (7.45%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.74%) VBA
7 18 (6.38%) C#
7 18 (6.38%) C++
8 14 (4.96%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.55%) Scala
10 6 (2.13%) C
11 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.77%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.35%) ABAP
15 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) ISEB
4 3 (1.06%) PMP
5 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) ACCA
6 1 (0.35%) CIMA
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.61%) QA
3 7 (2.48%) GDPR
4 3 (1.06%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.06%) PMO
5 1 (0.35%) COREP
5 1 (0.35%) GMP
5 1 (0.35%) IFRS
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (5.67%) Docker
2 7 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.32%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.84%) Terraform
3 4 (1.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.35%) Grafana
4 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.87%) Alteryx
3 21 (7.45%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (6.38%) Databricks
4 18 (6.38%) Oracle
5 16 (5.67%) Google
6 8 (2.84%) SAP
6 8 (2.84%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.13%) Adobe
8 3 (1.06%) Anaplan
8 3 (1.06%) Informatica
8 3 (1.06%) Splunk
9 2 (0.71%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.71%) Apple
9 2 (0.71%) Openreach
10 1 (0.35%) Concur
10 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.35%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.35%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.35%) Talend