Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 129 128
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 107 110 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 1.81% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.90% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 80
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £266 £150 £230
90th Percentile £596 £614 £540
Central London median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +100.10% -
10th Percentile £13.15 £40.00 £19.47
90th Percentile £19.65 £40.00 £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £19.99
% change year-on-year -60.00% +100.10% -

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 6,659 5,800 6,464
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 95.47% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,292 4,595 5,110
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +8.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 72 98
City of London median hourly rate £16.25 £18.35 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.44% -8.22% +14.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £31.68 £54.51 £41.90
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.99
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.46% +14.39%

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 19 February 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (41.12%) SQL
2 34 (31.78%) Data Analysis
3 29 (27.10%) Finance
4 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 22 (20.56%) Data Management
6 21 (19.63%) Migration
6 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (18.69%) Data Governance
7 20 (18.69%) Data Migration
8 19 (17.76%) Data Modelling
9 18 (16.82%) Investment Management
10 16 (14.95%) Data Quality
11 15 (14.02%) Analytics
12 14 (13.08%) Markit EDM
12 14 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (12.15%) Asset Management
14 12 (11.21%) Banking
14 12 (11.21%) Legal
14 12 (11.21%) GDPR
15 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
15 11 (10.28%) VBA
16 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (8.41%) ETL
17 9 (8.41%) SAS
18 8 (7.48%) Charles River
18 8 (7.48%) Google
18 8 (7.48%) Statistics
18 8 (7.48%) Data Cleansing
18 8 (7.48%) Hedge funds

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 9 (8.41%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.74%) SPSS
4 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Markit EDM
2 5 (4.67%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (2.80%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.61%) MS Access
2 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.80%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.80%) OLAP
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.87%) Big Data
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Power BI
6 2 (1.87%) QlikView
7 1 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Maven
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Banking
2 12 (11.21%) Legal
3 6 (5.61%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Middleware
1 4 (3.74%) XML
2 3 (2.80%) CSS
2 3 (2.80%) HTML
2 3 (2.80%) Spring
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) ActiveX
3 1 (0.93%) ADO
3 1 (0.93%) DAO
3 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.80%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.80%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) RIA
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.93%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Data Analysis
2 22 (20.56%) Data Management
3 21 (19.63%) Migration
4 20 (18.69%) Data Governance
4 20 (18.69%) Data Migration
5 19 (17.76%) Data Modelling
6 18 (16.82%) Investment Management
7 15 (14.02%) Analytics
8 14 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (12.15%) Asset Management
10 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.41%) ETL
12 8 (7.48%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (7.48%) Statistics
13 7 (6.54%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.54%) CRM
13 7 (6.54%) Data Mapping
13 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.54%) Statistical Modelling
14 6 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) SQL
2 11 (10.28%) VBA
3 5 (4.67%) R
4 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.74%) Java
4 4 (3.74%) PHP
5 3 (2.80%) Korn
6 2 (1.87%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.74%) ISEB
2 4 (3.74%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.93%) CBAP
3 1 (0.93%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) Data Quality
2 12 (11.21%) GDPR
3 4 (3.74%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) MiFID
4 2 (1.87%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.93%) EMIR
5 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Charles River
2 8 (7.48%) Google
2 8 (7.48%) Tableau
3 5 (4.67%) Adobe
3 5 (4.67%) SimCorp
4 4 (3.74%) Alteryx
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) Cognos
5 3 (2.80%) iManage
5 3 (2.80%) Informatica
5 3 (2.80%) OpenText
5 3 (2.80%) Remedy
5 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Marketo
7 1 (0.93%) Pega
7 1 (0.93%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.93%) Talend
7 1 (0.93%) Teradata