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 3 months to 24 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 135 180
Rank change year-on-year +17 +45  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 48 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 0.89% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.03% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 19
Median daily rate £495 £453 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.39% -32.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £322 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £730 £880
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £485
% change year-on-year -5.88% -12.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.00% -  

Data Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 83 (100.00%) Analytics
2 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.33%) Python
4 25 (30.12%) SQL
4 25 (30.12%) Big Data
5 23 (27.71%) Finance
6 21 (25.30%) R
7 20 (24.10%) Hadoop
7 20 (24.10%) Java
8 19 (22.89%) Apache Spark
9 17 (20.48%) Linux
9 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (20.48%) Front Office
10 16 (19.28%) Data Analysis
11 15 (18.07%) Big Data Analytics
11 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
12 13 (15.66%) Unix
13 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.05%) Quantitative Research
14 10 (12.05%) Visualisation
14 10 (12.05%) Selenium
14 10 (12.05%) Portfolio Management
14 10 (12.05%) Fixed Income
14 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
15 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
15 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (10.84%) ETL
15 9 (10.84%) Tableau
15 9 (10.84%) Apache Hive

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 19 (22.89%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.43%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) SAS
4 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) Confluence
5 1 (1.20%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) Bluemix
4 2 (2.41%) GitHub
4 2 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.20%) Heroku
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) Big Data
2 20 (24.10%) Hadoop
3 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.84%) Apache Hive
5 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.23%) Power BI
7 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.02%) HBase
7 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.61%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.61%) Mahout
9 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.61%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.41%) KDB
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (2.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Selenium
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Maven
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Front Office
3 8 (9.64%) Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Data Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Python Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Data Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Front Office Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Architect
7 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Business Data Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Data Modeller
8 4 (4.82%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Data Scientist
9 3 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
2 4 (4.82%) .NET
2 4 (4.82%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (4.82%) REST
3 3 (3.61%) MLlib
3 3 (3.61%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) HTML5
4 2 (2.41%) JSON
4 2 (2.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.41%) React
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.20%) Django
5 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Fixed Income
3 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.43%) Credit Risk
4 7 (8.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (7.23%) Derivative
6 4 (4.82%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.61%) Equities
7 3 (3.61%) Fintech
7 3 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.41%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.41%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.20%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (1.20%) Social Media
9 1 (1.20%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Unix
3 4 (4.82%) Solaris
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Debian
4 1 (1.20%) Fedora
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) Analytics
2 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (19.28%) Data Analysis
5 15 (18.07%) Big Data Analytics
6 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
6 10 (12.05%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (12.05%) Quantitative Research
6 10 (12.05%) Visualisation
7 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.84%) ETL
7 9 (10.84%) Machine Learning
8 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.43%) Data Extraction
9 7 (8.43%) Data Management
9 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
9 7 (8.43%) Microservices
10 6 (7.23%) Migration
11 5 (6.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) Python
2 25 (30.12%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) R
4 20 (24.10%) Java
5 7 (8.43%) VBA
6 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.82%) C
7 4 (4.82%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) Scala
8 3 (3.61%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) PhD
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Rsyslog
2 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Tableau
2 7 (8.43%) Google
3 6 (7.23%) IBM
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) Splunk
5 4 (4.82%) Alteryx
6 3 (3.61%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.61%) Calypso
6 3 (3.61%) Reuters
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.41%) Talend
8 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.20%) Facebook
8 1 (1.20%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Twitter
8 1 (1.20%) Zuora
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £17.12 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago