Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Data Analysis
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 53 115
Rank change year-on-year -12 +62 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 126 65 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.24% 3.64% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.09% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 92
10th Percentile £346 £413 £400
25th Percentile £350 £450 £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £481
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% +1.32%
75th Percentile £591 £581 £568
90th Percentile £738 £620 £599
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
10th Percentile £16.61 £27.85 "
25th Percentile £16.88 £31.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate £17.68 £36.00 £12.50
Median % change year-on-year -50.90% +188.00% -
75th Percentile £18.38 £44.88 £13.25
90th Percentile £18.60 £55.00 "
Central London median hourly rate £17.68 £36.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -50.90% +188.00% -50.00%

Data Analysis 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 3,546 1,590 5,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.20% 89.08% 90.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 1,195 4,281
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £680
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 62
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.95 £11.78
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.75 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -14.50% +84.51% -5.08%
75th Percentile £42.25 £44.50 £25.94
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +60.00% +6.95%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the City of London

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the City of London

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the City of London

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 83 (65.87%) SQL
2 70 (55.56%) Finance
3 47 (37.30%) Analytics
4 45 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 39 (30.95%) VBA
5 39 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (29.37%) Python
7 35 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (26.98%) Social Skills
9 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (22.22%) Visualisation
10 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 28 (22.22%) Alteryx
11 27 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (20.63%) Data Science
13 25 (19.84%) C#
14 24 (19.05%) Investment Management
14 24 (19.05%) Asset Management
14 24 (19.05%) Marketing
14 24 (19.05%) Degree
15 23 (18.25%) Decision-Making
16 22 (17.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 22 (17.46%) Azure
17 21 (16.67%) .NET
17 21 (16.67%) DevOps
18 20 (15.87%) Presentation Skills
18 20 (15.87%) Mathematics
19 19 (15.08%) Oracle
19 19 (15.08%) CRM

Data Analysis
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 16 (12.70%) Jupyter
2 13 (10.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) Confluence
4 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) TPMS
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Eikon
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.46%) Azure
2 16 (12.70%) Power Platform
3 9 (7.14%) GitHub
4 8 (6.35%) Snowflake
5 5 (3.97%) AWS
6 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.59%) dbt
7 2 (1.59%) GCP
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.79%) Collibra
8 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.79%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.79%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) HTTP
1 3 (2.38%) IGMP
1 3 (2.38%) LAN
1 3 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (15.08%) Tableau
4 17 (13.49%) Oracle Database
5 16 (12.70%) Power BI
6 15 (11.90%) QlikView
7 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.97%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.17%) Tableau Desktop
9 4 (3.17%) Tableau Server
10 3 (2.38%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.38%) MySQL
11 2 (1.59%) HDInsight
11 2 (1.59%) KDB
11 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.97%) JIRA
5 2 (1.59%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (55.56%) Finance
2 39 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (26.98%) Social Skills
4 24 (19.05%) Marketing
5 20 (15.87%) Presentation Skills
6 18 (14.29%) Banking
7 9 (7.14%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (6.35%) Front Office
8 8 (6.35%) Legal
9 6 (4.76%) Investment Banking
10 5 (3.97%) Law
11 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
12 3 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (2.38%) Public Sector
13 2 (1.59%) Retail
13 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.79%) Advertising
14 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (31.75%) Analyst
1 40 (31.75%) Developer
2 19 (15.08%) Data Analyst
3 18 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 15 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (7.94%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.38%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Architect
10 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Consultant
10 3 (2.38%) Junior
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) .NET
2 17 (13.49%) .NET Framework
3 15 (11.90%) D3.js
3 15 (11.90%) Shiny
4 8 (6.35%) XML
5 7 (5.56%) WPF
6 6 (4.76%) JSON
7 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.59%) FastAPI
8 2 (1.59%) Flask
8 2 (1.59%) FpML
8 2 (1.59%) HTML
8 2 (1.59%) JWT
8 2 (1.59%) Node.js
8 2 (1.59%) OAuth
8 2 (1.59%) OpenID
8 2 (1.59%) SailPoint
8 2 (1.59%) SQLAlchemy
9 1 (0.79%) CSS
9 1 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Management Information System
2 18 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 15 (11.90%) Social Media
4 9 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 9 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.17%) User Experience
6 3 (2.38%) Derivative
6 3 (2.38%) Equities
6 3 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.38%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.59%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.79%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.30%) Analytics
2 39 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 26 (20.63%) Data Science
7 24 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 24 (19.05%) Investment Management
8 23 (18.25%) Decision-Making
9 21 (16.67%) DevOps
10 20 (15.87%) Mathematics
11 19 (15.08%) CRM
12 18 (14.29%) Statistics
13 17 (13.49%) Bayesian Methods
13 17 (13.49%) Data Sharing
13 17 (13.49%) Digital Analytics
13 17 (13.49%) ETL
13 17 (13.49%) Machine Learning
14 16 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.87%) SQL
2 39 (30.95%) VBA
3 37 (29.37%) Python
4 25 (19.84%) C#
5 17 (13.49%) R
5 17 (13.49%) VB
5 17 (13.49%) VB.NET
6 13 (10.32%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.76%) C
9 5 (3.97%) Java
10 2 (1.59%) C++
10 2 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) PMP
2 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) CISA
3 2 (1.59%) CISM
3 2 (1.59%) CISSP
3 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.59%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.49%) QA
2 10 (7.94%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.97%) GDPR
4 4 (3.17%) EMIR
4 4 (3.17%) MiFID
5 2 (1.59%) GRC
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.59%) Nessus
2 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Alteryx
2 19 (15.08%) Oracle
3 18 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (1.59%) Citrix
6 2 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.79%) Concur
7 1 (0.79%) Databricks
7 1 (0.79%) Dataiku
7 1 (0.79%) Informatica
7 1 (0.79%) Refinitiv
7 1 (0.79%) SAP