The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 119 104
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 81 46 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.44% 1.38% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.45% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 95
Median daily rate £500 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -6.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.74
% change year-on-year +18.03% -18.60%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 67 (45.89%) SQL
2 45 (30.82%) Data Management
3 42 (28.77%) Data Modelling
4 40 (27.40%) Data Analysis
5 33 (22.60%) Finance
6 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Excel
7 28 (19.18%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (19.18%) Data Quality
8 27 (18.49%) Analytics
9 25 (17.12%) Data Governance
10 23 (15.75%) Banking
10 23 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (15.07%) Asset Management
12 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
12 21 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (13.70%) Investment Management
14 19 (13.01%) R
14 19 (13.01%) ETL
15 18 (12.33%) Markit EDM
16 17 (11.64%) Oracle
16 17 (11.64%) Relational Database
17 16 (10.96%) Python
18 15 (10.27%) Big Data
18 15 (10.27%) Hadoop
18 15 (10.27%) Data Structures
19 14 (9.59%) Data Analytics
20 13 (8.90%) Data Mapping
20 13 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
21 12 (8.22%) Migration
21 12 (8.22%) VBA

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 4 (2.74%) SAS
2 3 (2.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.79%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (4.11%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.37%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.68%) FastStats
6 1 (0.68%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.37%) GitHub
1 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) AdSense
2 1 (0.68%) AdWords
2 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) DHCP
1 2 (1.37%) LAN
1 2 (1.37%) MPLS
1 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.37%) VLAN
1 2 (1.37%) WAN
1 2 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.64%) Relational Database
4 15 (10.27%) Big Data
4 15 (10.27%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.16%) DB2
6 7 (4.79%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.11%) Data Mining
7 6 (4.11%) Power BI
7 6 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.42%) QlikView
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.05%) MS Access
9 3 (2.05%) MySQL
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (3.42%) JIRA
2 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.37%) Selenium
3 2 (1.37%) Toad
4 1 (0.68%) ERwin
4 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (22.60%) Finance
2 23 (15.75%) Banking
3 9 (6.16%) Front Office
4 8 (5.48%) Retail
5 7 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.42%) Marketing
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) Middleware
1 4 (2.74%) XML
2 3 (2.05%) JSON
3 2 (1.37%) D3.js
3 2 (1.37%) XSD
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.68%) Kafka
4 1 (0.68%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.27%) Data Structures
3 12 (8.22%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.48%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.05%) Wiki
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.37%) Derivative
7 2 (1.37%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.37%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Fintech
8 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.74%) Linux
2 2 (1.37%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) Data Management
2 42 (28.77%) Data Modelling
3 40 (27.40%) Data Analysis
4 27 (18.49%) Analytics
5 25 (17.12%) Data Governance
6 22 (15.07%) Asset Management
7 21 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (13.70%) Investment Management
9 19 (13.01%) ETL
10 14 (9.59%) Data Analytics
11 13 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (8.90%) Data Mapping
12 12 (8.22%) Business Analysis
12 12 (8.22%) Migration
13 11 (7.53%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (7.53%) Data Migration
13 11 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.79%) Data Architecture
14 7 (4.79%) Predictive Modelling
14 7 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (45.89%) SQL
2 19 (13.01%) R
3 16 (10.96%) Python
4 12 (8.22%) VBA
5 8 (5.48%) C++
6 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.42%) C
8 4 (2.74%) VB
9 3 (2.05%) Java
10 2 (1.37%) C#
10 2 (1.37%) Go
10 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.74%) GDPR
2 4 (2.74%) MiFID
3 3 (2.05%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.68%) EMIR
4 1 (0.68%) GAAP
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 17 (11.64%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) Tableau
3 10 (6.85%) Charles River
3 10 (6.85%) SAP
4 8 (5.48%) Sybase
4 8 (5.48%) Teradata
5 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.79%) Netezza
5 7 (4.79%) SimCorp
6 6 (4.11%) Calypso
6 6 (4.11%) Talend
7 5 (3.42%) Bloomberg
7 5 (3.42%) Google
8 4 (2.74%) IBM
8 4 (2.74%) Reuters
8 4 (2.74%) SmartCo
9 2 (1.37%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.37%) Informatica
9 2 (1.37%) Juniper
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago