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 3 months to 29 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 98 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -27  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 73 61 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.38% 1.80% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.05% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 88
Median daily rate £525 £488 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.35 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +66.98% -10.82%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2628 2969 4223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.55% 87.71% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 2378 3263
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 65 (50.39%) SQL
2 53 (41.09%) Finance
3 40 (31.01%) Data Management
4 34 (26.36%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (24.03%) Data Modelling
6 30 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (23.26%) Analytics
7 29 (22.48%) ETL
8 26 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (19.38%) Management Information System
10 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (17.83%) Data Quality
12 21 (16.28%) Banking
12 21 (16.28%) Data Cleansing
13 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
14 19 (14.73%) Java
15 18 (13.95%) Oracle
15 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
16 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (13.18%) Data Architecture
17 15 (11.63%) Reference Data
17 15 (11.63%) Business Analysis
17 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.85%) Statistics
18 14 (10.85%) Big Data
19 13 (10.08%) C#
20 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
20 12 (9.30%) Windows
20 12 (9.30%) Linux
20 12 (9.30%) 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 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) Confluence
3 3 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.78%) SPSS
5 1 (0.78%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.55%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.55%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) HTTP
1 2 (1.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.85%) Big Data
4 12 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.75%) KDB
7 9 (6.98%) Kdb+
8 8 (6.20%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.43%) Data Mining
9 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.88%) Power BI
11 4 (3.10%) DB2
11 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.10%) Tick Data
12 3 (2.33%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) JIRA
2 5 (3.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.33%) ERwin
3 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.33%) Toad
4 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 53 (41.09%) Finance
2 21 (16.28%) Banking
3 11 (8.53%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Legal
5 6 (4.65%) Marketing
6 3 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.55%) Advertising
7 2 (1.55%) Front Office
7 2 (1.55%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (52.71%) Analyst
2 37 (28.68%) Data Analyst
3 26 (20.16%) Developer
4 23 (17.83%) Business Analyst
5 13 (10.08%) Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Data Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Data Cleansing Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Data Business Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Business Data Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 5 (3.88%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Digital Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) XML
2 5 (3.88%) .NET
3 4 (3.10%) XSD
4 3 (2.33%) JSON
4 3 (2.33%) Middleware
4 3 (2.33%) XSLT
5 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.55%) Kafka
5 2 (1.55%) MDX
5 2 (1.55%) REST
5 2 (1.55%) RESTful
5 2 (1.55%) SAML
5 2 (1.55%) SOAP
5 2 (1.55%) Web Services
6 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) FpML
6 1 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) HTML5
6 1 (0.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.36%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (19.38%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.63%) Reference Data
4 9 (6.98%) Equities
4 9 (6.98%) Fintech
4 9 (6.98%) TWAP
4 9 (6.98%) VWAP
5 8 (6.20%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.10%) Reinsurance
8 4 (3.10%) User Experience
9 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.55%) Social Media
10 1 (0.78%) Derivative
10 1 (0.78%) FMCG
10 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Linux
1 12 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.01%) Data Management
2 31 (24.03%) Data Modelling
3 30 (23.26%) Analytics
4 29 (22.48%) ETL
5 26 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (16.28%) Data Cleansing
8 17 (13.18%) Data Architecture
8 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (11.63%) Business Analysis
10 14 (10.85%) Statistics
11 11 (8.53%) Scrum
12 10 (7.75%) Data Entry
13 9 (6.98%) Arbitrage Trading
13 9 (6.98%) CRM
13 9 (6.98%) Data Mapping
13 9 (6.98%) Index Arbitrage
13 9 (6.98%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (6.20%) Integration Testing
14 8 (6.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.39%) SQL
2 19 (14.73%) Java
3 13 (10.08%) C#
4 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.43%) Python
5 7 (5.43%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.88%) R
7 2 (1.55%) Scala
7 2 (1.55%) VBA
7 2 (1.55%) XPath
8 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) Perl
8 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.83%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.43%) Solvency II
3 5 (3.88%) MiFID
3 5 (3.88%) QA
4 2 (1.55%) IFRS
5 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.78%) GDPR
5 1 (0.78%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.78%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.78%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Oracle
2 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.43%) Tableau
4 5 (3.88%) Talend
5 4 (3.10%) SAP
6 3 (2.33%) Cognos
6 3 (2.33%) Teradata
7 2 (1.55%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.55%) CODA
7 2 (1.55%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.55%) IBM
7 2 (1.55%) Informatica
7 2 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.55%) Optimizely
7 2 (1.55%) RapidMiner
7 2 (1.55%) Splunk
8 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.78%) Charles River
8 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
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