Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 112 139
Rank change year-on-year -54 +27 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 93 143 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.33% 2.18% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.28% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 78
City of London median daily rate £400 £498 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.60% +17.06% -2.86%
10th Percentile £211 £358 £223
90th Percentile £538 £630 £575
Central London median daily rate £395 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -16.84% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £18.78 £13.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £18.78 £13.66 -
% change year-on-year +37.50% - -

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 6,633 6,264 6,483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.53% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 4,800 5,208
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 76 71
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.04% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.00 £30.38 £35.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -1.63% +5.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 52 (55.91%) SQL
2 39 (41.94%) Data Analysis
3 30 (32.26%) Finance
4 26 (27.96%) Analytics
5 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Excel
6 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (17.20%) Degree
8 16 (17.20%) Tableau
9 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 12 (12.90%) Python
10 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.83%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.83%) Banking
10 11 (11.83%) Data Quality
10 11 (11.83%) Visualisation
11 10 (10.75%) R
12 9 (9.68%) Google Analytics
12 9 (9.68%) Marketing
12 9 (9.68%) Google
12 9 (9.68%) Migration
13 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (8.60%) SAS
13 8 (8.60%) Power BI
13 8 (8.60%) Actionable Insight
14 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (7.53%) ETL
14 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
14 7 (7.53%) Computer Science

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 (8.60%) SAS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.15%) SPSS
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.15%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.08%) FastStats
2 1 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.08%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.15%) GitHub
3 2 (2.15%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.08%) AdWords
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Broadband
1 1 (1.08%) Network Security
1 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.60%) Power BI
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.38%) Big Data
6 3 (3.23%) DB2
6 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.15%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.15%) QGIS
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (32.26%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Marketing
4 5 (5.38%) Retail
5 4 (4.30%) Legal
6 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
8 1 (1.08%) Back Office
8 1 (1.08%) Games
8 1 (1.08%) Law
8 1 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.15%) Kafka
4 1 (1.08%) Akka
4 1 (1.08%) MDX
4 1 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) Fintech
3 5 (5.38%) Reinsurance
4 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.30%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.30%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.30%) Tandem
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
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%) Equities
7 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.08%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) Data Analysis
2 26 (27.96%) Analytics
3 17 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.83%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.83%) Visualisation
5 9 (9.68%) Migration
6 8 (8.60%) Actionable Insight
7 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
7 7 (7.53%) ETL
7 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.45%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (6.45%) Data Analytics
8 6 (6.45%) Data Science
8 6 (6.45%) Decision-Making
8 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.38%) Customer Insight
9 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.38%) Project Management
9 5 (5.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.91%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) Python
3 10 (10.75%) R
4 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.38%) VBA
5 2 (2.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) CIMA
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.08%) MBA
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.38%) GDPR
3 3 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) GCP
4 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Tableau
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Google
4 4 (4.30%) Teradata
5 3 (3.23%) Adobe
5 3 (3.23%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle
5 3 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 2 (2.15%) Informatica
6 2 (2.15%) New Relic
6 2 (2.15%) Omniture
7 1 (1.08%) Brandwatch
7 1 (1.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.08%) Crimson Hexagon
7 1 (1.08%) Netezza
7 1 (1.08%) Siebel
7 1 (1.08%) Talend
7 1 (1.08%) Twitter
7 1 (1.08%) Workday