Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 110 129
Rank change year-on-year -46 +19 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 93 134 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 2.18% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.27% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 86 71
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £234 £284 £213
90th Percentile £565 £675 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.03 £10.50 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.14% -47.47% -20.04%
10th Percentile £13.44 £10.25 £19.47
90th Percentile £22.18 £10.75 £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.03 £13.25 £19.99
% change year-on-year +28.49% -33.72% -20.04%

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 6,563 5,899 6,178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.79% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,160 4,522 4,941
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £294
90th Percentile £683 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 65 82
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.99% +6.94%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £34.95 £30.07 £46.66
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.55% -15.43% +6.95%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 53 (56.99%) SQL
2 39 (41.94%) Data Analysis
3 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (22.58%) Analytics
4 21 (22.58%) Finance
5 13 (13.98%) Google
5 13 (13.98%) Banking
6 12 (12.90%) Migration
6 12 (12.90%) Degree
6 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.90%) Google Analytics
7 11 (11.83%) Data Migration
7 11 (11.83%) Actionable Insight
7 11 (11.83%) GDPR
8 10 (10.75%) Data Governance
8 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (10.75%) SAS
8 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.68%) ETL
9 9 (9.68%) Marketing
9 9 (9.68%) Statistics
9 9 (9.68%) Data Management
9 9 (9.68%) Tableau
9 9 (9.68%) Data Quality
10 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
10 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.53%) Adobe
11 7 (7.53%) VBA
11 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management

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 10 (10.75%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.38%) SPSS
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.08%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Google Analytics
2 7 (7.53%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.15%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) AdWords
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Network Security
1 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.23%) DB2
3 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.15%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.15%) MS Access
4 2 (2.15%) OLAP
4 2 (2.15%) Power BI
4 2 (2.15%) QlikView
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) ER Studio
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Marketing
4 6 (6.45%) Legal
5 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.15%) Advertising
6 2 (2.15%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) JSON
1 1 (1.08%) MDX
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
1 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.38%) Reinsurance
4 4 (4.30%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.15%) Fintech
6 2 (2.15%) Social Media
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.08%) Derivative
7 1 (1.08%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) RIA
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Linux
1 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) Data Analysis
2 21 (22.58%) Analytics
3 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 12 (12.90%) Migration
4 11 (11.83%) Actionable Insight
4 11 (11.83%) Data Migration
5 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (10.75%) Data Governance
6 9 (9.68%) Data Management
6 9 (9.68%) ETL
6 9 (9.68%) Statistics
7 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.53%) Web Analytics
9 6 (6.45%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.45%) Data Mapping
9 6 (6.45%) Decision-Making
9 6 (6.45%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (5.38%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.99%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) R
2 7 (7.53%) VBA
3 5 (5.38%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.38%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) CBAP
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) MBA
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) GDPR
2 9 (9.68%) Data Quality
3 5 (5.38%) QA
4 2 (2.15%) MiFID
5 1 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.08%) EMIR
5 1 (1.08%) GCP
5 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Google
2 9 (9.68%) Tableau
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.53%) Adobe
5 4 (4.30%) Informatica
6 3 (3.23%) Charles River
6 3 (3.23%) iManage
6 3 (3.23%) OpenText
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle
6 3 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.15%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) Talend
8 1 (1.08%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos
8 1 (1.08%) Omniture
8 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.08%) Siebel
8 1 (1.08%) Teradata
8 1 (1.08%) Twitter
8 1 (1.08%) Yardi