Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 116 107
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 111 155 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.38% 2.27% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.55% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 118 142
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £492
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £359 £302 £303
90th Percentile £631 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £481
% change year-on-year - -1.30% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £15.38 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.95% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £14.44 £29.50 £26.00
90th Percentile £16.81 £34.50 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £15.38 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -51.95% +14.29% -

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 4,079 6,067 6,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.42% 88.66% 89.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,079 4,734 5,042
City of London median daily rate £515 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £330
90th Percentile £678 £675 £695
Central London median daily rate £505 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -2.88% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 75
City of London median hourly rate £21.67 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.00 £11.69
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.50 £44.40
Central London median hourly rate £22.62 £20.65 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.55% -1.69% +5.42%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020, 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 47 (42.34%) Finance
2 42 (37.84%) SQL
3 30 (27.03%) Data Modelling
4 29 (26.13%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Excel
6 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (21.62%) Analytics
7 22 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
10 17 (15.32%) Business Analysis
11 16 (14.41%) Visualisation
11 16 (14.41%) Data Management
12 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (13.51%) Power BI
12 15 (13.51%) Power Platform
13 13 (11.71%) Azure
13 13 (11.71%) Data Governance
14 12 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (10.81%) Python
14 12 (10.81%) ETL
15 11 (9.91%) Data Mining
15 11 (9.91%) Project Management
15 11 (9.91%) Oracle
15 11 (9.91%) IFRS
15 11 (9.91%) Decision-Making
16 10 (9.01%) Data Science
16 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
16 10 (9.01%) Windows
16 10 (9.01%) Migration

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 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.90%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.90%) Drupal
4 1 (0.90%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.90%) Mule
4 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.90%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.90%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.51%) Power Platform
2 13 (11.71%) Azure
3 5 (4.50%) AWS
3 5 (4.50%) Office 365
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Flow
4 4 (3.60%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.90%) GCP
5 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Serverless
5 1 (0.90%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) Broadband
2 1 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) Power BI
3 12 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (9.91%) Data Mining
5 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.31%) Big Data
6 7 (6.31%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (6.31%) QlikView
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.60%) Looker
9 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.80%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.80%) MS Access
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.90%) Impala
11 1 (0.90%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.90%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) ERwin
2 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (42.34%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Retail
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
5 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.70%) Front Office
5 3 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.90%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (52.25%) Analyst
2 25 (22.52%) Business Analyst
3 22 (19.82%) Data Analyst
4 11 (9.91%) Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Architect
5 7 (6.31%) Consultant
5 7 (6.31%) Data Engineer
5 7 (6.31%) Data Scientist
6 6 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Data Consultant
6 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (4.50%) Report Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Data Visualisation Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Power BI Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) XML
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.70%) WinForms
2 3 (2.70%) WPF
3 2 (1.80%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.80%) NumPy
4 1 (0.90%) GraphQL
4 1 (0.90%) JSON
4 1 (0.90%) Kafka
4 1 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.50%) Reinsurance
4 5 (4.50%) User Experience
5 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.70%) Equities
6 3 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.70%) NHS
7 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.80%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.80%) Wiki
8 1 (0.90%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.90%) Online Games
8 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Data Modelling
2 29 (26.13%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.62%) Analytics
4 17 (15.32%) Business Analysis
5 16 (14.41%) Data Management
5 16 (14.41%) Visualisation
6 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.71%) Data Governance
8 12 (10.81%) ETL
9 11 (9.91%) Decision-Making
9 11 (9.91%) Project Management
10 10 (9.01%) Data Cleansing
10 10 (9.01%) Data Science
10 10 (9.01%) Migration
11 9 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (8.11%) Validation
11 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.21%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) SQL
2 12 (10.81%) Python
3 6 (5.41%) R
4 4 (3.60%) VBA
5 3 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.70%) VB
6 2 (1.80%) C++
6 2 (1.80%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.80%) Scala
7 1 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) ACCA
3 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.90%) ISACA
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.90%) MCSA
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) IFRS
2 9 (8.11%) GDPR
3 8 (7.21%) Data Quality
4 7 (6.31%) QA
4 7 (6.31%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.80%) COREP
5 2 (1.80%) FINREP
6 1 (0.90%) COBIT
6 1 (0.90%) PMO
6 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Kibana
1 3 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.90%) Matomo
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (2.70%) SAP
3 3 (2.70%) Tableau
4 2 (1.80%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.80%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.80%) Openreach
4 2 (1.80%) Twitter
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe
5 1 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.90%) Foundry
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.90%) Palantir
5 1 (0.90%) Qualtrics
5 1 (0.90%) ShoreTel
5 1 (0.90%) Talend
5 1 (0.90%) Varonis