Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 115 87
Rank change year-on-year -9 -28 +31
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 120 158 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.81% 2.22% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.53% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 130 144
City of London median daily rate £500 £496 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.81% -5.25% +21.39%
10th Percentile £377 £313 £350
90th Percentile £638 £601 £634
Central London median daily rate £500 £496 £515
% change year-on-year +0.81% -3.69% +21.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £35.58 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.46% +25.52% -
10th Percentile £13.53 £32.70 £26.92
90th Percentile £32.38 £38.47 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £30.29 £22.17
% change year-on-year -26.54% +36.61% -

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 5,945 6,247 5,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.76% 87.96% 88.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,631 4,935 4,457
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 112 57
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.78% +2.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £13.13
90th Percentile £56.23 £33.00 £31.60
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +14.12% +0.03% -6.53%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the City of London

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the City of London

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the City of London

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 2019. 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 -37 1 £255 -51.43%
Data Analysis
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 52 (43.33%) SQL
2 49 (40.83%) Finance
3 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (28.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 31 (25.83%) Business Analysis
6 28 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 23 (19.17%) Data Modelling
9 23 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (18.33%) Analytics
11 21 (17.50%) Python
12 20 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (16.67%) Tableau
12 20 (16.67%) Power BI
12 20 (16.67%) Power Platform
13 19 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (14.17%) ETL
14 17 (14.17%) Data Science
15 16 (13.33%) Data Quality
15 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 14 (11.67%) Asset Management
17 13 (10.83%) User Stories
18 12 (10.00%) SDLC
18 12 (10.00%) Banking
19 11 (9.17%) Java
19 11 (9.17%) Requirements Analysis
20 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
20 10 (8.33%) Visualisation
20 10 (8.33%) C#

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 5 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) SAS
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (28.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.83%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.83%) InVision
6 1 (0.83%) Sketch
6 1 (0.83%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.83%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (16.67%) Power BI
3 10 (8.33%) Big Data
4 8 (6.67%) MS Access
4 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.00%) QlikView
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (4.17%) MySQL
8 4 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.33%) Looker
9 3 (2.50%) BigQuery
9 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.67%) JIRA
3 2 (1.67%) Subversion
3 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.83%) ERwin
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.83%) LSMW
4 1 (0.83%) Moq
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Legal
3 6 (5.00%) Retail
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Front Office
6 2 (1.67%) Back Office
6 2 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (60.83%) Analyst
2 36 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 34 (28.33%) Data Analyst
4 21 (17.50%) Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Data Business Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Data Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Asset Management Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Excel Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Python Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Architect
11 4 (3.33%) Process Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
2 6 (5.00%) NumPy
3 5 (4.17%) Pandas
3 5 (4.17%) XML
4 4 (3.33%) SciPy
5 3 (2.50%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (2.50%) scikit-learn
5 3 (2.50%) Web Services
6 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.67%) JSON
6 2 (1.67%) Kafka
6 2 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Avro
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.83%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.83%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
7 1 (0.83%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Algorithms
2 7 (5.83%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.83%) Tandem
3 5 (4.17%) Reinsurance
3 5 (4.17%) Robotics
4 4 (3.33%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.50%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.67%) Derivative
6 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.83%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.83%) Equities
7 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.33%) Linux
1 4 (3.33%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.83%) Business Analysis
3 27 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (19.17%) Data Modelling
4 23 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (18.33%) Analytics
6 19 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.17%) Data Science
7 17 (14.17%) ETL
8 14 (11.67%) Asset Management
9 13 (10.83%) User Stories
10 12 (10.00%) SDLC
11 11 (9.17%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (8.33%) Visualisation
13 9 (7.50%) Data Governance
13 9 (7.50%) Insurtech
13 9 (7.50%) Migration
13 9 (7.50%) Requirements Engineering
14 8 (6.67%) Investment Management
14 8 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (43.33%) SQL
2 21 (17.50%) Python
3 11 (9.17%) Java
4 10 (8.33%) C#
4 10 (8.33%) VBA
5 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.33%) R
6 4 (3.33%) VBScript
7 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.50%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.67%) PhD
2 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.83%) QA
3 4 (3.33%) IFRS
3 4 (3.33%) Solvency II
4 3 (2.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.83%) Basel II
5 1 (0.83%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Tableau
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle
4 4 (3.33%) Blue Prism
4 4 (3.33%) UiPath
5 3 (2.50%) Google
5 3 (2.50%) Kofax
5 3 (2.50%) Temenos
6 2 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.83%) Casewise
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) iManage
7 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) Siebel
7 1 (0.83%) StreamSets
7 1 (0.83%) Talend
7 1 (0.83%) Zoho