Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 106 102
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 151 155 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.11% 2.32% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.66% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 119 159
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £262 £275 £265
90th Percentile £658 £625 £601
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.98% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £23.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £23.00

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 6319 5832 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.37% 87.48% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5024 4654 6069
City of London median daily rate £511 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.55 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.36 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.80% -9.52% +16.67%

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 24 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 57 (37.75%) Finance
1 57 (37.75%) SQL
2 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (29.80%) Banking
4 38 (25.17%) Data Modelling
5 28 (18.54%) Investment Banking
5 28 (18.54%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (17.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
8 25 (16.56%) Business Analysis
9 23 (15.23%) Analytics
10 21 (13.91%) JIRA
10 21 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
12 18 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (11.26%) GDPR
14 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Excel
15 15 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (9.93%) Project Management
15 15 (9.93%) Data Management
15 15 (9.93%) SDLC
16 14 (9.27%) Hadoop
16 14 (9.27%) Data Quality
16 14 (9.27%) Degree
17 13 (8.61%) Asset Management
17 13 (8.61%) Scrum
17 13 (8.61%) CRM
17 13 (8.61%) ETL
18 12 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
19 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 10 (6.62%) Confluence
2 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.32%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.32%) SPSS
5 2 (1.32%) Weka
6 1 (0.66%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.97%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.66%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.66%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.66%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.66%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) DNS
1 3 (1.99%) HTTP
1 3 (1.99%) MPLS
1 3 (1.99%) VPLS
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) SMS
3 1 (0.66%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (9.27%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.62%) QlikView
6 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.31%) Big Data
9 5 (3.31%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (1.99%) MS Access
10 3 (1.99%) OLTP
10 3 (1.99%) Power BI
10 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.32%) DataStage
11 2 (1.32%) OLAP
11 2 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (1.32%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 21 (13.91%) JIRA
2 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.64%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.32%) JBehave
4 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (37.75%) Finance
2 45 (29.80%) Banking
3 28 (18.54%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.28%) Legal
4 11 (7.28%) Retail
5 10 (6.62%) Front Office
6 6 (3.97%) Back Office
7 5 (3.31%) Marketing
8 4 (2.65%) Advertising
9 3 (1.99%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.99%) Retail Finance
10 2 (1.32%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (61.59%) Analyst
2 41 (27.15%) Business Analyst
3 36 (23.84%) Data Analyst
4 22 (14.57%) Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Data Business Analyst
6 9 (5.96%) Consultant
6 9 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (5.96%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.30%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (3.97%) Senior Data Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.97%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) SQL Data Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.62%) XML
2 7 (4.64%) JSON
3 5 (3.31%) .NET
3 5 (3.31%) HTML
4 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.99%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.99%) CSS
5 3 (1.99%) Web Services
6 2 (1.32%) ggplot
6 2 (1.32%) Lucene
6 2 (1.32%) Matplotlib
6 2 (1.32%) MDX
6 2 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (1.32%) NumPy
6 2 (1.32%) Pandas
6 2 (1.32%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.32%) SciPy
7 1 (0.66%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.66%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.62%) Data Structures
3 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.31%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.99%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.99%) Derivative
5 3 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.99%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.99%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.32%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) PMI
6 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.66%) Equities
7 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) Linux
1 8 (5.30%) Unix
2 3 (1.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.17%) Data Modelling
3 27 (17.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (16.56%) Business Analysis
5 23 (15.23%) Analytics
6 21 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.93%) Data Management
8 15 (9.93%) Project Management
8 15 (9.93%) SDLC
9 13 (8.61%) Asset Management
9 13 (8.61%) CRM
9 13 (8.61%) ETL
9 13 (8.61%) Scrum
10 11 (7.28%) Migration
11 9 (5.96%) Data Analytics
11 9 (5.96%) Data Mapping
11 9 (5.96%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.96%) DevOps
12 8 (5.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.75%) SQL
2 8 (5.30%) C#
2 8 (5.30%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.64%) VBA
4 5 (3.31%) Python
4 5 (3.31%) R
5 3 (1.99%) PHP
5 3 (1.99%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.32%) AWK
6 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.32%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) sed
6 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) PMP
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) APMP
4 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) ECDL
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.26%) GDPR
2 14 (9.27%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.64%) QA
4 4 (2.65%) EMIR
4 4 (2.65%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.99%) MiFID
6 2 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.66%) FINREP
7 1 (0.66%) PMO
7 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.96%) Tableau
3 5 (3.31%) IBM
4 3 (1.99%) Cognos
4 3 (1.99%) Google
4 3 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle
4 3 (1.99%) SAP
4 3 (1.99%) TSYS
5 2 (1.32%) Adobe
5 2 (1.32%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.32%) Netezza
5 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.32%) Workday
6 1 (0.66%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.66%) Charles River
6 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.66%) Informatica
6 1 (0.66%) Omniture
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase