Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 189 176
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 75 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 0.87% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.98% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 34
City of London median daily rate £450 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £300 £338 £378
90th Percentile £650 £661 £671
Central London median daily rate £450 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% -2.61%
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 5,961 6,326 5,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.18% 88.92% 88.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,660 5,034 4,291
City of London median daily rate £520 £505 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +4.12% +2.11%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £695 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 73 49
City of London median hourly rate £20.65 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.87% -4.88% -2.68%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.65 £13.69
90th Percentile £37.09 £41.30 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.91% -7.62%

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 23 February 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (24.00%) Finance
5 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (17.33%) Big Data
7 13 (17.33%) Tableau
7 13 (17.33%) Data Science
8 12 (16.00%) Degree
9 11 (14.67%) Data Management
9 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
9 11 (14.67%) Python
9 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (13.33%) Programme Delivery
10 10 (13.33%) Scrum
11 9 (12.00%) Information Management
11 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
11 9 (12.00%) Data Integration
11 9 (12.00%) R
11 9 (12.00%) Decision-Making
11 9 (12.00%) Power BI
12 8 (10.67%) Data Governance

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 2 (2.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.33%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.33%) PaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (17.33%) Big Data
3 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (12.00%) Power BI
5 7 (9.33%) Data Lake
6 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.33%) BigQuery
8 4 (5.33%) MySQL
8 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.00%) Spotfire
10 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.67%) MS Access
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) ERwin
2 2 (2.67%) NUnit
2 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) RStudio
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Marketing
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) International Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Data Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Product Owner
4 5 (6.67%) Analytics Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Analytics Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Excel Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Product Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Data Analytics Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Data Analytics Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Data Scientist
6 3 (4.00%) Power BI Developer
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) Ajax
3 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) GraphQL
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) HTML5
3 1 (1.33%) jQuery
3 1 (1.33%) Kafka
3 1 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.67%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.67%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.33%) Media Streaming
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Analytics
2 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.33%) Data Science
6 11 (14.67%) Data Management
6 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (13.33%) Programme Delivery
7 10 (13.33%) Scrum
8 9 (12.00%) Data Integration
8 9 (12.00%) Decision-Making
8 9 (12.00%) Information Management
8 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
9 8 (10.67%) Data Governance
9 8 (10.67%) ETL
9 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
10 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) Python
3 9 (12.00%) R
4 5 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) Java
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.67%) VBA
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.33%) Scala
7 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CISA
4 1 (1.33%) CISM
4 1 (1.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.33%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Tableau
3 7 (9.33%) Google
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Adobe
6 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.33%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.33%) HP
7 1 (1.33%) OpenText
7 1 (1.33%) Reuters
7 1 (1.33%) Teradata