Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 149 201
Rank change year-on-year -30 +52 +37
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 75 80 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 1.30% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.49% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 22
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £388 £342 £290
90th Percentile £675 £675 £631
Central London median daily rate £525 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -16.67%
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 6,098 5,374 5,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.40% 87.24% 87.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,819 4,156 4,563
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 44 58
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.15 £13.06 £11.50
90th Percentile £35.50 £29.77 £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.18% -17.07% +0.27%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 75 (100.00%) Analytics
2 29 (38.67%) SQL
3 23 (30.67%) Finance
4 22 (29.33%) Big Data
5 18 (24.00%) C#
5 18 (24.00%) Python
6 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (21.33%) Banking
6 16 (21.33%) R
7 13 (17.33%) Linux
7 13 (17.33%) Java
7 13 (17.33%) Marketing
7 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (16.00%) VBA
9 11 (14.67%) Big Data Analytics
10 10 (13.33%) Hadoop
10 10 (13.33%) C
10 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
10 10 (13.33%) Data Science
11 9 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (12.00%) DevOps
11 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.00%) Apache Spark
11 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.00%) Retail
11 9 (12.00%) Visualisation
11 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (12.00%) Tableau
12 8 (10.67%) Data Visualisation

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 9 (12.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) Serverless
4 2 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) Big Data
2 10 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.00%) Power BI
7 5 (6.67%) Apache Hive
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.00%) Apache Kudu
9 3 (4.00%) HBase
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
10 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.67%) Impala
10 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.67%) OLAP
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) RStudio
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) JConsole
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) VisualVM
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Banking
3 13 (17.33%) Marketing
4 9 (12.00%) Retail
5 6 (8.00%) Front Office
5 6 (8.00%) Legal
6 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.67%) Law
7 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) Analytics Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) Data Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Data Modeller
5 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Data Scientist
7 4 (5.33%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Marketing Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Marketing Analytics Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Marketing Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Marketing Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) HTML
2 4 (5.33%) WPF
3 3 (4.00%) Kafka
4 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.67%) Django
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
4 2 (2.67%) Spring
5 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.33%) CSS3
5 1 (1.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.33%) LAMP
5 1 (1.33%) LDAP
5 1 (1.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.67%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Marketing Technology
5 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.67%) Life Science
6 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) CentOS
2 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.00%) DC/OS
4 2 (2.67%) VMS
4 2 (2.67%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 10 (13.33%) Data Science
5 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (12.00%) DevOps
5 9 (12.00%) Visualisation
6 8 (10.67%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (10.67%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Data Management
8 6 (8.00%) Collateral Management
8 6 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.00%) Machine Learning
8 6 (8.00%) User Stories
9 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) C#
2 18 (24.00%) Python
3 16 (21.33%) R
4 13 (17.33%) Java
5 12 (16.00%) VBA
6 10 (13.33%) C
6 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.00%) Ruby
7 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.67%) C++
9 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.00%) Scala
11 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (2.67%) Java 8
11 2 (2.67%) Perl
11 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.33%) HiveQL
12 1 (1.33%) Julia
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) CISA
1 5 (6.67%) CISM
1 5 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (2.67%) CCA
2 2 (2.67%) CEH
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ACCA
3 1 (1.33%) CIMA
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) GDPR
2 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) MiFID
3 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.67%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.33%) PMO
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) HDFS
2 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Ansible
1 7 (9.33%) Kubernetes
1 7 (9.33%) Terraform
2 3 (4.00%) Mesos
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Kibana
4 1 (1.33%) rkt
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Tableau
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Bloomberg
3 6 (8.00%) Calypso
3 6 (8.00%) Reuters
4 4 (5.33%) Alteryx
5 3 (4.00%) Capita
6 2 (2.67%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.67%) Google
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle
6 2 (2.67%) Splunk
6 2 (2.67%) Telerik
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.33%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Talend