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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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 54 75
Rank change year-on-year -33 +21 +49
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 112 113 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.67% 4.07% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 4.46% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 60
10th Percentile £350 £354 £259
25th Percentile £420 £456 £397
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £475
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
75th Percentile £594 £619 £561
90th Percentile £775 £689 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
10th Percentile - - £14.50
25th Percentile £18.50 £35.75 £14.67
Median hourly rate £53.50 £36.50 £15.98
Median % change year-on-year +46.58% +128.41% -28.18%
75th Percentile £66.75 £37.25 £25.62
90th Percentile £74.05 - £30.80
Central London median hourly rate £53.50 £28.25 £15.98
% change year-on-year +89.38% +76.78% -28.18%

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 3,839 2,534 2,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.43% 91.32% 88.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,910 1,845 2,154
10th Percentile £390 £339 £331
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £514
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.19% -2.14%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £602
90th Percentile £775 £706 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 51
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £22.06 £12.09 £14.19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +105.00% -16.67% +21.52%
75th Percentile £55.63 £28.38 £39.00
90th Percentile £65.43 £40.13 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £20.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +107.50% -17.08% +22.13%

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 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 45 (40.18%) Agile
2 43 (38.39%) Social Skills
3 41 (36.61%) Finance
4 37 (33.04%) SQL
5 31 (27.68%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 27 (24.11%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (23.21%) Analytics
9 22 (19.64%) Python
9 22 (19.64%) Visualisation
9 22 (19.64%) Power Platform
9 22 (19.64%) Power BI
10 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
10 20 (17.86%) Business Analysis
11 19 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
14 16 (14.29%) Project Management
14 16 (14.29%) Banking
14 16 (14.29%) Data Management
14 16 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
14 16 (14.29%) Azure
14 16 (14.29%) Big Data
14 16 (14.29%) Data Quality
14 16 (14.29%) DevOps
15 15 (13.39%) Data Lake
15 15 (13.39%) JIRA
15 15 (13.39%) Migration
15 15 (13.39%) ETL
16 14 (12.50%) Data Architecture

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 (8.93%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.57%) Confluence
2 4 (3.57%) SAS
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) Jupyter
Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.89%) Eikon
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.89%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.89%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.64%) Power Platform
2 16 (14.29%) Azure
3 12 (10.71%) AWS
4 11 (9.82%) Serverless
5 9 (8.04%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (6.25%) GCP
7 6 (5.36%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (5.36%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.57%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 4 (3.57%) GitHub
8 4 (3.57%) Google Analytics
8 4 (3.57%) Google Data Studio
9 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.79%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.79%) Collibra
10 2 (1.79%) PaaS
11 1 (0.89%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.89%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) 5G
2 1 (0.89%) BGP
2 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.89%) Broadband
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) DOCSIS
2 1 (0.89%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) HSRP
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) IGMP
2 1 (0.89%) IPsec
2 1 (0.89%) Multicast
2 1 (0.89%) OSPF
2 1 (0.89%) SNMP
2 1 (0.89%) VPN
2 1 (0.89%) VRRP
2 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) Power BI
2 19 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
4 16 (14.29%) Big Data
5 15 (13.39%) Data Lake
6 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.14%) Tableau
8 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.46%) Amazon Athena
9 5 (4.46%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.46%) Data Mining
9 5 (4.46%) HDInsight
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.57%) BigQuery
10 4 (3.57%) Looker
10 4 (3.57%) Metadata
11 3 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.68%) Impala
11 3 (2.68%) ThoughtSpot
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) JIRA
2 9 (8.04%) kappa
3 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.46%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) Deequ
6 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.89%) GitLab
6 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) Maven
6 1 (0.89%) Subversion
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.89%) XMLSpy
General
1 43 (38.39%) Social Skills
2 41 (36.61%) Finance
3 31 (27.68%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (14.29%) Banking
5 11 (9.82%) Presentation Skills
6 9 (8.04%) Legal
7 7 (6.25%) Financial Institution
8 6 (5.36%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (3.57%) Law
9 4 (3.57%) Public Sector
10 3 (2.68%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (2.68%) Marketing
11 2 (1.79%) Front Office
11 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.89%) Advertising
12 1 (0.89%) Back Office
12 1 (0.89%) Electronics
12 1 (0.89%) Publishing
12 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 20 (17.86%) Data Analyst
4 15 (13.39%) Data Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 7 (6.25%) Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Product Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Azure Platform Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Data Business Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Asset Management Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Digital Analytics Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Google Analytics Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) ITIL Business Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.57%) ARM Templates
3 4 (3.57%) Kafka
3 4 (3.57%) WPF
4 2 (1.79%) PySpark
4 2 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (0.89%) JMS
5 1 (0.89%) MLlib
5 1 (0.89%) REST
5 1 (0.89%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.89%) Spring
5 1 (0.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.89%) XML
5 1 (0.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Virtual Team
2 7 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.25%) Social Media
3 5 (4.46%) CMDB
4 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.57%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.68%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.79%) IoT
6 2 (1.79%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Life Science
7 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Agile
2 28 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 27 (24.11%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (23.21%) Analytics
5 22 (19.64%) Visualisation
6 20 (17.86%) Business Analysis
7 18 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (14.29%) Data Management
8 16 (14.29%) DevOps
8 16 (14.29%) Project Management
8 16 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
9 15 (13.39%) ETL
9 15 (13.39%) Migration
10 14 (12.50%) Data Architecture
10 14 (12.50%) Data Governance
11 13 (11.61%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (10.71%) Scrum
13 9 (8.04%) Data Integration
13 9 (8.04%) Data Protection
13 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) SQL
2 22 (19.64%) Python
3 14 (12.50%) R
4 8 (7.14%) C
5 6 (5.36%) C#
6 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.46%) VB
6 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.46%) VBA
7 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.68%) Java
9 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.89%) Bash
10 1 (0.89%) Perl
10 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) PhD
5 3 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.89%) ACCA
6 1 (0.89%) CCNP
6 1 (0.89%) CISA
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.89%) CISSP
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.89%) GIAC
6 1 (0.89%) IIBA
6 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 9 (8.04%) GDPR
3 5 (4.46%) QA
4 3 (2.68%) IFRS
5 2 (1.79%) IFRS 17
6 1 (0.89%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.89%) EMIR
6 1 (0.89%) FATCA
6 1 (0.89%) GAAP
6 1 (0.89%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.89%) MiFID
6 1 (0.89%) NCSC
6 1 (0.89%) PMO
6 1 (0.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.68%) Oozie
2 2 (1.79%) Ansible
2 2 (1.79%) SCCM
2 2 (1.79%) Terraform
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle
2 7 (6.25%) Databricks
3 6 (5.36%) Google
4 5 (4.46%) BiZZdesign
4 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.57%) SAP
6 3 (2.68%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.68%) Talend
7 2 (1.79%) Informatica
7 2 (1.79%) Maconomy
7 2 (1.79%) Workday
8 1 (0.89%) Altova
8 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.89%) Cognos
8 1 (0.89%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.89%) F5
8 1 (0.89%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.89%) Yardi