Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Analytics
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 162 187
Rank change year-on-year -31 +25 +47
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 71 79 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 1.16% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.31% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 34
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £408 £368 £294
90th Percentile £715 £686 £728
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Data Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,044 6,037 5,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.48% 88.96% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,818 4,715 4,836
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £681 £675 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 57 50
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -5.75% -

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the City of London

Data Analytics
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 Analytics in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the City of London

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in the City of London

Data Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analytics within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £515 -
Data Analytics
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 71 (100.00%) Analytics
2 37 (52.11%) SQL
3 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (29.58%) R
5 20 (28.17%) Java
6 19 (26.76%) C#
7 18 (25.35%) Python
7 18 (25.35%) Big Data
8 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
11 13 (18.31%) .NET
12 12 (16.90%) VBA
12 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.90%) Tableau
13 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (15.49%) Data Analysis
13 11 (15.49%) Spring
14 10 (14.08%) Finance
14 10 (14.08%) HTML
14 10 (14.08%) Microservices
14 10 (14.08%) Power BI
15 9 (12.68%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
15 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
15 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
15 9 (12.68%) Visualisation
16 8 (11.27%) Hadoop

Data Analytics
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 7 (9.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.63%) nginx
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.82%) Jetty
4 2 (2.82%) SAS
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Serverless
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.82%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.82%) GitHub
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.41%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) Big Data
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.08%) Power BI
5 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
5 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
6 8 (11.27%) Hadoop
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
7 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (5.63%) Redis
10 3 (4.23%) Apache Hive
10 3 (4.23%) MySQL
10 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.82%) HBase
11 2 (2.82%) KDB
11 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Maven
3 4 (5.63%) RStudio
4 3 (4.23%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.82%) ERwin
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Front Office
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) French Language
6 1 (1.41%) German Language
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Consultant
3 12 (16.90%) Data Consultant
4 10 (14.08%) Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Analytics Consultant
5 9 (12.68%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 8 (11.27%) Data Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Lead Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modeller
9 4 (5.63%) Power BI Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Product Owner
10 3 (4.23%) Java Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) Spring
3 10 (14.08%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (7.04%) XML
5 4 (5.63%) JSON
5 4 (5.63%) Kafka
5 4 (5.63%) REST
5 4 (5.63%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.63%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (5.63%) Spring Integration
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) Django
6 2 (2.82%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.82%) Java SE
6 2 (2.82%) Middleware
6 2 (2.82%) SOAP
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Analytics
2 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.49%) Data Analysis
5 10 (14.08%) Microservices
6 9 (12.68%) Visualisation
7 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.27%) Data Science
8 7 (9.86%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (9.86%) Scrum
9 6 (8.45%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.04%) DevOps
10 5 (7.04%) ETL
10 5 (7.04%) TDD
10 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.63%) Coaching
11 4 (5.63%) Data Extraction
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 21 (29.58%) R
3 20 (28.17%) Java
4 19 (26.76%) C#
5 18 (25.35%) Python
6 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
7 12 (16.90%) VBA
8 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
9 6 (8.45%) C
10 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
11 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (4.23%) Ruby
12 2 (2.82%) Java 8
12 2 (2.82%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.82%) Scala
12 2 (2.82%) U-SQL
13 1 (1.41%) HiveQL
13 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.41%) GCP
3 1 (1.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) HDFS
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.82%) Mesos
2 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
2 2 (2.82%) rkt
3 1 (1.41%) Kibana
3 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
1 12 (16.90%) Tableau
2 4 (5.63%) Alteryx
3 3 (4.23%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.23%) Calypso
3 3 (4.23%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) Reuters
3 3 (4.23%) Teradata
4 2 (2.82%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.82%) New Relic
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Splunk
5 1 (1.41%) Talend
5 1 (1.41%) Tealium
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik