Period
to 17 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Mindset in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Mindset over the 6 months to 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Mindset
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 572 442 707
Rank change year-on-year -130 +265 +116
Contract jobs citing Analytical Mindset 140 47 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.56% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 33 70
10th Percentile £339 £193 £313
25th Percentile £413 £300 £402
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +15.15%
75th Percentile £706 £613 £650
90th Percentile £788 £678 £688
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £33.25 " £14.50
Median hourly rate £34.50 - £15.00
75th Percentile £35.75 " £17.25
90th Percentile " " £18.30
UK median hourly rate £34.50 - £15.00

Analytical Mindset is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 19,425 8,431 23,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.59% 32.01% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,577 5,745 15,822
10th Percentile £300 £275 £280
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £613 £588
90th Percentile £725 £727 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 281 779
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £11.48
25th Percentile £15.32 £17.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.61 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year -20.91% +50.85% -1.39%
75th Percentile £49.80 £47.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £64.75 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.86
% change year-on-year -9.09% +31.86% -0.69%

Analytical Mindset
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Analytical Mindset as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset within the England region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. 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 -146 74 £625 +25.00% 19
South East -61 34 £450 +83.67% 6
East of England -35 8 £700 +3.70% 4
Midlands -65 8 £613 +75.00% 15
West Midlands -55 5 £400 +14.29% 9
North of England - 5 £363 - 11
South West -41 4 £588 +135.00% 6
East Midlands - 3 £625 - 6
North West - 3 £225 - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 6
Analytical Mindset
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Mindset 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 England region with a requirement for Analytical Mindset.

1 140 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (60.71%) Social Skills
3 76 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (43.57%) Finance
5 60 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (26.43%) Scrum
7 36 (25.71%) Degree
8 28 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (20.00%) Project Management
8 28 (20.00%) Analytics
9 23 (16.43%) SQL
9 23 (16.43%) Migration
9 23 (16.43%) JIRA
10 22 (15.71%) Computer Science
10 22 (15.71%) User Stories
10 22 (15.71%) Azure
11 21 (15.00%) Organisational Skills
12 20 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 20 (14.29%) Java
13 19 (13.57%) DevOps
14 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.86%) Legal
15 17 (12.14%) Python
15 17 (12.14%) Data Protection
16 16 (11.43%) AWS
16 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
16 16 (11.43%) GDPR
17 15 (10.71%) Decision-Making
17 15 (10.71%) CRM
17 15 (10.71%) Programme Management

Analytical Mindset
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (10.00%) Confluence
2 4 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.43%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Spreadsheet
2 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Cloudability
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.43%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) Azure
2 16 (11.43%) AWS
3 11 (7.86%) SaaS
4 7 (5.00%) PaaS
5 6 (4.29%) GCP
5 6 (4.29%) GitHub
6 4 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (2.86%) Snowflake
7 3 (2.14%) npm
7 3 (2.14%) Serverless
8 2 (1.43%) IaaS
8 2 (1.43%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.71%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.71%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.71%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Kerberos
1 3 (2.14%) SMS
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Skype
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) Tableau
2 9 (6.43%) Big Data
3 7 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 6 (4.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.14%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.14%) HBase
5 3 (2.14%) Impala
5 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.43%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.43%) Power BI
6 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.43%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.71%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.71%) Looker
7 1 (0.71%) ThoughtSpot
Development Applications
1 23 (16.43%) JIRA
2 9 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.00%) Maven
3 7 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.86%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.86%) ERwin
5 4 (2.86%) JUnit
6 3 (2.14%) git-flow
6 3 (2.14%) GitLab
6 3 (2.14%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.43%) Gradle
7 2 (1.43%) JBehave
7 2 (1.43%) JMeter
7 2 (1.43%) Postman
7 2 (1.43%) REST Assured
7 2 (1.43%) Selenium
7 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 140 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (60.71%) Social Skills
3 61 (43.57%) Finance
4 21 (15.00%) Organisational Skills
5 18 (12.86%) Legal
6 15 (10.71%) Banking
7 14 (10.00%) Marketing
8 13 (9.29%) Telecoms
9 12 (8.57%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (7.86%) Financial Institution
10 11 (7.86%) Front Office
11 6 (4.29%) Automotive
11 6 (4.29%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (3.57%) Back Office
12 5 (3.57%) Retail
13 4 (2.86%) Billing
13 4 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (2.86%) Public Sector
14 3 (2.14%) Electronics
14 3 (2.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (22.86%) Analyst
2 17 (12.14%) Developer
3 16 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.86%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 9 (6.43%) Data Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.29%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Digital Business Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) CRM Business Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) React
2 7 (5.00%) .NET
3 6 (4.29%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.57%) Node.js
4 5 (3.57%) SAML
5 4 (2.86%) Kafka
5 4 (2.86%) RESTful
6 3 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.14%) HTML
6 3 (2.14%) Protocol Buffers
6 3 (2.14%) REST
6 3 (2.14%) WCF
6 3 (2.14%) WPF
7 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.43%) CSS
7 2 (1.43%) HTML5
7 2 (1.43%) OAuth
7 2 (1.43%) OpenID
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.43%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Hedge funds
2 10 (7.14%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.29%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.57%) User Experience
7 4 (2.86%) FMCG
7 4 (2.86%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.14%) Cyberattack
8 3 (2.14%) Equities
9 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.43%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.43%) PKI
9 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.71%) PMI
10 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (26.43%) Scrum
4 28 (20.00%) Analytics
4 28 (20.00%) Project Management
4 28 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.43%) Migration
6 22 (15.71%) Computer Science
6 22 (15.71%) User Stories
7 20 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 19 (13.57%) DevOps
9 17 (12.14%) Data Protection
10 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
11 15 (10.71%) CRM
11 15 (10.71%) Decision-Making
11 15 (10.71%) Programme Management
12 14 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (10.00%) Software Delivery
13 13 (9.29%) Coaching
13 13 (9.29%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.43%) SQL
2 20 (14.29%) Java
3 17 (12.14%) Python
4 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.14%) Scala
5 9 (6.43%) C++
6 7 (5.00%) R
7 6 (4.29%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.57%) C#
8 5 (3.57%) Groovy
9 3 (2.14%) Java 8
10 2 (1.43%) C
10 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) ES6
11 1 (0.71%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 36 (25.71%) Degree
2 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (2.14%) PhD
7 2 (1.43%) ACCA
7 2 (1.43%) CBAP
7 2 (1.43%) CIMA
7 2 (1.43%) ISEB
7 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.43%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.43%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) GDPR
2 9 (6.43%) PMO
3 8 (5.71%) Data Quality
4 5 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.14%) QA
6 2 (1.43%) SLA
7 1 (0.71%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Ansible
2 3 (2.14%) Kibana
2 3 (2.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle
4 6 (4.29%) IBM
5 3 (2.14%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.14%) Google
5 3 (2.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.43%) BT
6 2 (1.43%) Cadence
6 2 (1.43%) Databricks
6 2 (1.43%) SnapLogic
6 2 (1.43%) Splunk
6 2 (1.43%) Workday
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.71%) Talend
7 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.71%) VMware