Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 77 122
Rank change year-on-year +25 +45 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 113 83 129
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.07% 2.53% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 2.90% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 60 100
10th Percentile £354 £259 £363
25th Percentile £456 £397 £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -4.23%
75th Percentile £619 £561 £575
90th Percentile £689 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
10th Percentile " £14.50 £13.53
25th Percentile £35.75 £14.67 £16.19
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.98 £22.25
Median % change year-on-year +128.41% -28.18% -37.46%
75th Percentile £37.25 £25.62 £29.19
90th Percentile " £30.80 £32.38
Central London median hourly rate £28.25 £15.98 £22.25
% change year-on-year +76.78% -28.18% -26.54%

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 2,520 2,863 5,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.81% 87.26% 89.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,833 2,128 4,522
10th Percentile £340 £330 £338
25th Percentile £432 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £514 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% +3.96%
75th Percentile £625 £602 £600
90th Percentile £706 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 54
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.09 £14.19 £12.94
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +21.52% +5.61%
75th Percentile £28.38 £39.00 £36.75
90th Percentile £40.13 £52.25 £44.26
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.12 £19.75
% change year-on-year -17.08% +22.13% +1.28%

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 18 May 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

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. 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 - 6 £600 -
Data Analysis
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 74 (65.49%) Finance
2 69 (61.06%) SQL
3 55 (48.67%) Analytics
4 44 (38.94%) Visualisation
5 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (32.74%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (32.74%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (30.09%) Microsoft Excel
8 32 (28.32%) Asset Management
9 31 (27.43%) Python
10 28 (24.78%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (23.89%) Tableau
11 27 (23.89%) Self-Motivation
12 26 (23.01%) TDD
13 24 (21.24%) Management Information System
13 24 (21.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (20.35%) Algorithms
14 23 (20.35%) Data Science
14 23 (20.35%) Decision-Making
15 22 (19.47%) SDLC
15 22 (19.47%) Machine Learning
15 22 (19.47%) Azure
15 22 (19.47%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (18.58%) Marketing
16 21 (18.58%) Data Visualisation
16 21 (18.58%) DevOps
17 20 (17.70%) User Stories
17 20 (17.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 20 (17.70%) .NET
18 19 (16.81%) Banking

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 13 (11.50%) Jupyter
2 9 (7.96%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.08%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.77%) TPMS
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Appian
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (30.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (17.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (7.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Eikon
1 1 (0.88%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.47%) Azure
2 16 (14.16%) Power Platform
3 11 (9.73%) AWS
4 8 (7.08%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.77%) GCP
6 1 (0.88%) GitHub
6 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.88%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) Tableau
2 22 (19.47%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (15.93%) Tableau Desktop
3 18 (15.93%) Tableau Server
4 16 (14.16%) Power BI
5 13 (11.50%) QlikView
6 12 (10.62%) Big Data
7 8 (7.08%) Data Lake
7 8 (7.08%) Parquet
7 8 (7.08%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (2.65%) MS Access
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.77%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.88%) Looker
10 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (7.08%) Maven
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 74 (65.49%) Finance
2 37 (32.74%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (18.58%) Marketing
4 19 (16.81%) Banking
4 19 (16.81%) Social Skills
5 15 (13.27%) Front Office
6 13 (11.50%) Presentation Skills
7 11 (9.73%) Investment Banking
8 6 (5.31%) Legal
9 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (2.65%) Retail
10 2 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.77%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 49 (43.36%) Analyst
2 34 (30.09%) Developer
3 22 (19.47%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.27%) Data Scientist
5 12 (10.62%) Analyst Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Data Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Asset Management Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Data Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (6.19%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Report Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Risk Management Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Python Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Python Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.70%) .NET
2 13 (11.50%) D3.js
2 13 (11.50%) Shiny
3 10 (8.85%) Kafka
3 10 (8.85%) Spring
4 8 (7.08%) HTML
4 8 (7.08%) PostGIS
4 8 (7.08%) Spring Boot
4 8 (7.08%) Web Services
4 8 (7.08%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) ATL
5 1 (0.88%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) NumPy
5 1 (0.88%) Pandas
5 1 (0.88%) pytest
5 1 (0.88%) React
5 1 (0.88%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.88%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (21.24%) Management Information System
3 23 (20.35%) Algorithms
4 19 (16.81%) Fixed Income
5 14 (12.39%) Social Media
6 12 (10.62%) Data Structures
7 9 (7.96%) Credit Risk
8 8 (7.08%) Grid Computing
8 8 (7.08%) Market Risk
9 6 (5.31%) Derivative
10 5 (4.42%) Reinsurance
11 4 (3.54%) Equities
12 3 (2.65%) NHS
13 2 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.77%) OTC Derivatives
14 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
14 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Linux
1 9 (7.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.67%) Analytics
2 44 (38.94%) Visualisation
3 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.74%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (28.32%) Asset Management
6 28 (24.78%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (23.01%) TDD
8 24 (21.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (20.35%) Data Science
9 23 (20.35%) Decision-Making
10 22 (19.47%) Machine Learning
10 22 (19.47%) SDLC
11 21 (18.58%) Data Visualisation
11 21 (18.58%) DevOps
12 20 (17.70%) User Stories
13 19 (16.81%) Data Integration
13 19 (16.81%) Test Automation
14 18 (15.93%) BDD
14 18 (15.93%) Investment Management
14 18 (15.93%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.06%) SQL
2 31 (27.43%) Python
3 14 (12.39%) R
3 14 (12.39%) VBA
4 9 (7.96%) Java
5 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) Rust
6 1 (0.88%) Scala
6 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.54%) EMIR
2 4 (3.54%) MiFID
3 2 (1.77%) IFRS
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) Alteryx
2 13 (11.50%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.88%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) Informatica
4 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.88%) Refinitiv
4 1 (0.88%) Yardi