Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 174 192
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 +44
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 62 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.91% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.04% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 23
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £383 £318
90th Percentile £674 £675 £660
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.61% +8.39%
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 6,233 5,365 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,270 4,573
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.39% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year +1.66% -5.73% +17.39%

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 February 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 62 (100.00%) Analytics
2 22 (35.48%) Big Data
3 19 (30.65%) Finance
4 17 (27.42%) Big Data Analytics
5 16 (25.81%) Ansible
5 16 (25.81%) SQL
5 16 (25.81%) Linux
5 16 (25.81%) Python
6 13 (20.97%) Banking
6 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (20.97%) Terraform
7 12 (19.35%) DevOps
8 11 (17.74%) Hadoop
8 11 (17.74%) Java
8 11 (17.74%) Apache Spark
9 9 (14.52%) Puppet
9 9 (14.52%) Kubernetes
9 9 (14.52%) Data Science
10 8 (12.90%) Machine Learning
10 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.90%) Migration
11 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
11 7 (11.29%) Marketing
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (11.29%) R
11 7 (11.29%) CentOS
11 7 (11.29%) Cloud Operations

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 11 (17.74%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.45%) SAS
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.68%) Serverless
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) Big Data
2 11 (17.74%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.68%) HBase
5 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.45%) Data Lake
5 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.84%) HDInsight
6 3 (4.84%) Impala
6 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (3.23%) BigQuery
7 2 (3.23%) Bigtable
7 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) JConsole
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) VisualVM
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Marketing
4 6 (9.68%) Legal
5 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.84%) Retail
7 2 (3.23%) Advertising
7 2 (3.23%) Law
7 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.61%) Automotive
8 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Developer
3 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Azure Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Data Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Administrator
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.84%) AWS Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Data Scientist
5 3 (4.84%) Designer
5 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Campaign Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Kafka
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.61%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) CSS3
4 1 (1.61%) D3.js
4 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.61%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Social Media
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.61%) Social Network
6 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) CentOS
2 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) DC/OS
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) VMS
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (27.42%) Big Data Analytics
3 12 (19.35%) DevOps
4 9 (14.52%) Data Science
5 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.90%) Machine Learning
5 8 (12.90%) Migration
6 7 (11.29%) Cloud Operations
7 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (9.68%) Data Management
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) ETL
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (6.45%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) Python
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) R
4 5 (8.06%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.84%) Scala
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Julia
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) CISA
2 4 (6.45%) CISM
2 4 (6.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.23%) CEH
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) GDPR
1 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.23%) MiFID
1 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) HDFS
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Ansible
2 13 (20.97%) Terraform
3 9 (14.52%) Kubernetes
3 9 (14.52%) Puppet
4 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.23%) Mesos
6 1 (1.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Tableau
3 4 (6.45%) Capita
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Alteryx
4 2 (3.23%) Facebook
4 2 (3.23%) Twitter
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.61%) Calypso
5 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Marketo
5 1 (1.61%) Omniture
5 1 (1.61%) Reuters
5 1 (1.61%) Splunk