The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 103 91
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 65 51 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.12% 1.52% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.60% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 80
Median daily rate £440 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.91 £15.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year +7.36% -14.28%  

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 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
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 £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 (49.57%) SQL
2 42 (35.90%) Data Modelling
3 38 (32.48%) Data Management
4 37 (31.62%) Data Analysis
5 32 (27.35%) Data Quality
6 31 (26.50%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (23.93%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (23.08%) Finance
9 25 (21.37%) Oracle
10 21 (17.95%) Analytics
11 19 (16.24%) R
12 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 18 (15.38%) Python
13 17 (14.53%) Teradata
13 17 (14.53%) Relational Database
13 17 (14.53%) Data Structures
14 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
15 15 (12.82%) ETL
15 15 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
16 14 (11.97%) Degree
16 14 (11.97%) DB2
16 14 (11.97%) Management Information System
16 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (11.11%) C++
18 12 (10.26%) Sybase
18 12 (10.26%) Migration
18 12 (10.26%) Dimensional Modelling
18 12 (10.26%) Netezza
18 12 (10.26%) Big Data
18 12 (10.26%) Reference Data

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 8 (6.84%) SAS
2 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.71%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) SPSS
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.56%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.71%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) AdSense
2 1 (0.85%) AdWords
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) DHCP
1 2 (1.71%) LAN
1 2 (1.71%) MPLS
1 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.71%) VLAN
1 2 (1.71%) WAN
1 2 (1.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.50%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (14.53%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.97%) DB2
5 12 (10.26%) Big Data
6 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
7 8 (6.84%) Hadoop
8 7 (5.98%) Data Mining
8 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (5.13%) Power BI
10 5 (4.27%) Apache Hive
10 5 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.71%) PowerPivot
12 2 (1.71%) Presto
12 2 (1.71%) QlikView
12 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.56%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) ERwin
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Toad
4 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Middleware
2 2 (1.71%) MDX
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.85%) Kafka
3 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Data Structures
2 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.97%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.26%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.71%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.42%) Unix
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.90%) Data Modelling
2 38 (32.48%) Data Management
3 37 (31.62%) Data Analysis
4 28 (23.93%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (17.95%) Analytics
6 15 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
6 15 (12.82%) ETL
7 12 (10.26%) Data Transformation
7 12 (10.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 12 (10.26%) Migration
7 12 (10.26%) Predictive Modelling
8 11 (9.40%) Data Migration
8 11 (9.40%) SDLC
9 10 (8.55%) Data Entry
9 10 (8.55%) Data Mapping
10 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.69%) Data Governance
10 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.84%) Data Analytics
11 8 (6.84%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.57%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) R
3 18 (15.38%) Python
4 13 (11.11%) C++
5 6 (5.13%) VBA
6 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.56%) Java
8 2 (1.71%) C#
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CBAP
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (27.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.71%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.85%) GAAP
3 1 (0.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Teradata
3 12 (10.26%) Netezza
3 12 (10.26%) Sybase
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.84%) SAP
5 7 (5.98%) Tableau
6 3 (2.56%) Charles River
6 3 (2.56%) Google
6 3 (2.56%) Workday
7 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco
7 2 (1.71%) IBM
7 2 (1.71%) Juniper
7 2 (1.71%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.85%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.85%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Yardi
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