Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 138 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 -23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 122 112 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 1.68% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.76% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 87 134
City of London median daily rate £494 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.96% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £274 £270 £247
90th Percentile £601 £543 £575
Central London median daily rate £488 £445 £405
% change year-on-year +9.55% +9.88% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £13.66 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.86% +60.00% -
Central London median hourly rate £13.66 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -65.86% +60.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6761 6355 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.52% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5338 5046 6770
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +5.88%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the City of London.

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

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Data Analyst
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 Analyst in the City of London.

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

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 - 2 - -
Data Analyst
Central London

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 42 (34.43%) Finance
3 34 (27.87%) Data Analysis
4 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 30 (24.59%) Data Modelling
6 26 (21.31%) Banking
7 25 (20.49%) Investment Management
8 24 (19.67%) Data Management
9 22 (18.03%) Markit EDM
10 21 (17.21%) Data Governance
10 21 (17.21%) Asset Management
10 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (15.57%) Analytics
12 16 (13.11%) Data Quality
12 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (11.48%) Migration
14 13 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
14 13 (10.66%) VBA
14 13 (10.66%) Hedge funds
14 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
15 12 (9.84%) SimCorp
15 12 (9.84%) SimCorp Dimension
15 12 (9.84%) Investment Banking
15 12 (9.84%) Data Migration
15 12 (9.84%) Charles River
16 11 (9.02%) ETL
16 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
16 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 (4.10%) Confluence
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Markit EDM
2 12 (9.84%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (4.10%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.82%) FastStats
4 1 (0.82%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.82%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.82%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.82%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.74%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.46%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (2.46%) MS Access
7 3 (2.46%) QlikView
8 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.64%) Big Data
8 2 (1.64%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.64%) Power BI
9 1 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) JIRA
2 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.46%) Maven
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (34.43%) Finance
2 26 (21.31%) Banking
3 12 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.20%) Legal
5 7 (5.74%) Front Office
6 6 (4.92%) Marketing
6 6 (4.92%) Retail
7 3 (2.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) XML
2 4 (3.28%) Middleware
3 3 (2.46%) Spring
4 2 (1.64%) CSS
4 2 (1.64%) HTML
4 2 (1.64%) XSD
5 1 (0.82%) .NET
5 1 (0.82%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.82%) ADO
5 1 (0.82%) DAO
5 1 (0.82%) JSON
5 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.66%) Hedge funds
3 10 (8.20%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.46%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.64%) Wiki
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.46%) Unix
2 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) Data Analysis
2 30 (24.59%) Data Modelling
3 25 (20.49%) Investment Management
4 24 (19.67%) Data Management
5 21 (17.21%) Asset Management
5 21 (17.21%) Data Governance
6 19 (15.57%) Analytics
7 14 (11.48%) Migration
8 13 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Data Migration
10 11 (9.02%) ETL
10 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.56%) Data Mapping
13 7 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.74%) Data Analytics
13 7 (5.74%) Incident Management
13 7 (5.74%) Portfolio Management
14 6 (4.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 13 (10.66%) VBA
3 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.74%) R
4 7 (5.74%) VB
5 6 (4.92%) C
6 4 (3.28%) C#
6 4 (3.28%) Java
7 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.46%) Korn
7 3 (2.46%) PHP
8 2 (1.64%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) Degree
1 3 (2.46%) ISEB
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.92%) GDPR
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.82%) EMIR
4 1 (0.82%) GAAP
4 1 (0.82%) MiFID
4 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) Charles River
2 12 (9.84%) SimCorp
3 8 (6.56%) Calypso
4 7 (5.74%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.92%) Reuters
5 6 (4.92%) Tableau
6 5 (4.10%) Oracle
7 3 (2.46%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.46%) Google
7 3 (2.46%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.46%) Remedy
8 2 (1.64%) Cognos
8 2 (1.64%) Informatica
8 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.82%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.82%) Splunk
9 1 (0.82%) Sybase