Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 191 189
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +33
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 69 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.96% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 37
City of London median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £311 £339 £311
90th Percentile £619 £663 £705
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.09%
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 6,128 6,374 5,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.76% 89.25% 88.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,882 5,057 4,722
City of London median daily rate £505 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 59 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.34 £12.15
90th Percentile £33.38 £30.90 £49.08
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -

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 14 November 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 69 (100.00%) Analytics
2 34 (49.28%) SQL
3 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (23.19%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) Data Analysis
5 15 (21.74%) Big Data
6 14 (20.29%) R
6 14 (20.29%) Python
7 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.39%) Spring
7 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.94%) Data Science
8 11 (15.94%) C#
8 11 (15.94%) NoSQL
8 11 (15.94%) Tableau
8 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (14.49%) Microservices
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.04%) Finance
10 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
11 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
11 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (11.59%) HTML
11 8 (11.59%) .NET
11 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
12 7 (10.14%) Docker
12 7 (10.14%) Kubernetes
12 7 (10.14%) Power BI

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 6 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.80%) nginx
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) Jetty
4 2 (2.90%) SAS
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) Serverless
4 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
4 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.90%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.90%) GitHub
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.45%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
1 1 (1.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) Big Data
2 11 (15.94%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.14%) Power BI
6 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (7.25%) MySQL
8 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (5.80%) Redis
9 3 (4.35%) BigQuery
9 3 (4.35%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.90%) InfluxDB
10 2 (2.90%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.70%) Maven
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) ERwin
4 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) RStudio
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Data Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Data Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Analytics Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
9 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Data Analytics Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Spring
2 8 (11.59%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) REST
3 5 (7.25%) XML
4 4 (5.80%) JSON
4 4 (5.80%) Kafka
4 4 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.80%) Spring Boot
4 4 (5.80%) Spring Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) Spring Integration
5 3 (4.35%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.90%) Java SE
6 2 (2.90%) Middleware
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.45%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Media Streaming
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Analytics
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (23.19%) Data Analysis
4 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (15.94%) Data Science
6 10 (14.49%) Microservices
7 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
8 6 (8.70%) Big Data Analytics
8 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.70%) Open Source
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.25%) Data Extraction
9 5 (7.25%) Data Governance
9 5 (7.25%) Data Management
9 5 (7.25%) ETL
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) TDD
10 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) Java
3 14 (20.29%) Python
3 14 (20.29%) R
4 11 (15.94%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.25%) VBA
7 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.35%) C
9 2 (2.90%) Java 8
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) U-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) CISA
4 1 (1.45%) CISM
4 1 (1.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.35%) rkt
3 2 (2.90%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.45%) Mesos
4 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Tableau
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) Google
4 3 (4.35%) Teradata
5 2 (2.90%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.90%) New Relic
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe
6 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.45%) Reuters
6 1 (1.45%) Tealium