Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 196 210
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 64 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.91% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 40
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.92% +20.65%
10th Percentile £341 £310 £360
90th Percentile £673 £713 £775
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £469
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% +10.29%
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 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

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 21 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 64 (100.00%) Analytics
2 23 (35.94%) Finance
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 18 (28.13%) Big Data
5 17 (26.56%) R
5 17 (26.56%) Python
5 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (25.00%) Banking
6 16 (25.00%) Linux
7 13 (20.31%) Java
7 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (20.31%) Apache Spark
8 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (18.75%) Big Data Analytics
8 12 (18.75%) Hadoop
9 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (17.19%) Ansible
10 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
10 9 (14.06%) Data Analysis
11 8 (12.50%) VBA
11 8 (12.50%) Oracle
11 8 (12.50%) Unix
11 8 (12.50%) Degree
11 8 (12.50%) DevOps
12 7 (10.94%) Terraform
12 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.94%) HBase
12 7 (10.94%) Tableau
12 7 (10.94%) Puppet

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 13 (20.31%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) SAS
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) nginx
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Serverless
3 2 (3.13%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Route 53
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) Big Data
2 12 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.94%) HBase
4 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.81%) Apache Hive
5 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.81%) QlikView
6 3 (4.69%) Power BI
6 3 (4.69%) Sqoop
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.13%) BigQuery
7 2 (3.13%) Bigtable
7 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.13%) HDInsight
7 2 (3.13%) Impala
7 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.56%) MS Access
8 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) ERwin
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Front Office
4 6 (9.38%) Marketing
5 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.25%) Legal
7 3 (4.69%) Advertising
8 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Publishing
8 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Data Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Data Modeller
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Designer
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum Master
9 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Campaign Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Data Analytics Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Data Scientist
9 2 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Kafka
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.56%) JSON
3 1 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.56%) React
3 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.56%) REST
3 1 (1.56%) RESTful
3 1 (1.56%) Sensu
3 1 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Social Media
3 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.13%) Fintech
5 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.56%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (4.69%) CentOS
3 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Big Data Analytics
3 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.06%) Data Analysis
4 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.50%) DevOps
6 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Collateral Management
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Project Management
8 5 (7.81%) Data Management
8 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
8 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.25%) ETL
9 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.69%) CRM
10 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) Python
2 17 (26.56%) R
3 13 (20.31%) Java
4 8 (12.50%) VBA
5 6 (9.38%) C
5 6 (9.38%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.56%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Apache Flume
1 3 (4.69%) HDFS
2 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Ansible
2 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) Terraform
3 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.56%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Bloomberg
2 7 (10.94%) Reuters
2 7 (10.94%) Tableau
3 6 (9.38%) Calypso
4 4 (6.25%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) Facebook
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) Twitter
6 2 (3.13%) Adobe
6 2 (3.13%) Alteryx
6 2 (3.13%) Capita
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.56%) comScore
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (1.56%) Omniture
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) SAP