Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 514 519 757
Rank change year-on-year +5 +238 +39
Contract jobs citing Analytical Mindset 121 66 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.58% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 51 43
10th Percentile £316 £185 £400
25th Percentile £400 £290 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £568 £425 £550
Median % change year-on-year +33.53% -22.73% +22.22%
75th Percentile £688 £525 £650
90th Percentile £788 £638 £725
UK median daily rate £550 £425 £531
% change year-on-year +29.41% -20.00% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00

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 14,757 11,478 23,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.96% 29.60% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,894 7,659 15,867
10th Percentile £298 £263 £294
25th Percentile £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 442 781
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.60 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.05 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.95% +17.32% -14.58%
75th Percentile £47.63 £46.00 £44.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% +23.50% -11.11%

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 16 June 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 16 June 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 -25 72 £625 +28.21% 11
South East -6 24 £450 +29.22% 7
North of England +19 6 £323 -19.31% 12
North West -3 6 £323 -50.35% 5
Midlands -6 6 £513 +7.89% 7
East of England +3 5 £338 -15.25% 3
South West - 4 £588 - 3
East Midlands +10 3 £625 +31.58% 3
West Midlands - 3 £400 - 4
Analytical Mindset
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (40.50%) Social Skills
4 48 (39.67%) Finance
5 41 (33.88%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (26.45%) SQL
7 31 (25.62%) Analytics
8 30 (24.79%) Degree
9 29 (23.97%) Java
10 27 (22.31%) Scrum
11 25 (20.66%) Migration
12 24 (19.83%) Python
13 23 (19.01%) Azure
14 21 (17.36%) JIRA
14 21 (17.36%) Data Analysis
15 20 (16.53%) Project Management
15 20 (16.53%) Computer Science
16 17 (14.05%) AWS
16 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (13.22%) User Stories
17 16 (13.22%) Decision-Making
18 15 (12.40%) Legal
18 15 (12.40%) Mathematics
19 14 (11.57%) Electronic Trading
19 14 (11.57%) Programme Management
20 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (10.74%) CRM
20 13 (10.74%) Visualisation
20 13 (10.74%) Marketing
20 13 (10.74%) Banking

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 13 (10.74%) Confluence
2 8 (6.61%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.48%) Mendix
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.01%) Azure
2 17 (14.05%) AWS
3 7 (5.79%) GCP
4 5 (4.13%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.31%) Snowflake
6 3 (2.48%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.65%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.83%) IaaS
8 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.83%) ATM
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.83%) SCCP
2 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) Big Data
1 12 (9.92%) Tableau
2 10 (8.26%) Data Mining
3 9 (7.44%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.13%) Apache Hive
4 5 (4.13%) Hazelcast
4 5 (4.13%) HBase
4 5 (4.13%) Impala
4 5 (4.13%) Power BI
5 4 (3.31%) Looker
6 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.83%) ActiveReports
8 1 (0.83%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (17.36%) JIRA
2 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.96%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.96%) JUnit
5 5 (4.13%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.13%) GitLab
5 5 (4.13%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.31%) ERwin
6 4 (3.31%) git-flow
6 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.65%) Gradle
7 2 (1.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.83%) Subversion
8 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 121 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (40.50%) Social Skills
3 48 (39.67%) Finance
4 15 (12.40%) Legal
5 13 (10.74%) Banking
5 13 (10.74%) Marketing
6 12 (9.92%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (6.61%) Financial Institution
7 8 (6.61%) Retail
7 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
8 7 (5.79%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (4.96%) Billing
10 5 (4.13%) Front Office
10 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
11 4 (3.31%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (3.31%) Private Banking
12 3 (2.48%) Automotive
12 3 (2.48%) Public Sector
13 2 (1.65%) Back Office
13 2 (1.65%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (19.83%) Developer
2 21 (17.36%) Analyst
3 13 (10.74%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Data Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Programme Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) CRM Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) CRM Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Cloud Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.13%) Data Scientist
9 5 (4.13%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) Kafka
2 8 (6.61%) Spring
3 7 (5.79%) Spring Boot
4 6 (4.96%) SAML
4 6 (4.96%) WebSockets
5 5 (4.13%) .NET
5 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.13%) Spring Integration
6 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (3.31%) Protocol Buffers
7 3 (2.48%) React
7 3 (2.48%) WCF
7 3 (2.48%) WPF
8 2 (1.65%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.65%) ATL
9 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.83%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (7.44%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.61%) Fixed Income
3 8 (6.61%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.13%) FMCG
5 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.31%) Derivative
5 4 (3.31%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.48%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.65%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Linux
2 7 (5.79%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.88%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (25.62%) Analytics
4 27 (22.31%) Scrum
5 25 (20.66%) Migration
6 21 (17.36%) Data Analysis
7 20 (16.53%) Computer Science
7 20 (16.53%) Project Management
8 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (13.22%) Decision-Making
9 16 (13.22%) User Stories
10 15 (12.40%) Mathematics
11 14 (11.57%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (11.57%) Programme Management
12 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (10.74%) CRM
12 13 (10.74%) Data Science
12 13 (10.74%) Visualisation
12 13 (10.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) SQL
2 29 (23.97%) Java
3 24 (19.83%) Python
4 12 (9.92%) Scala
5 8 (6.61%) C++
5 8 (6.61%) R
6 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.96%) C#
8 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.13%) Java 9
9 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.83%) Java 8
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (24.79%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.65%) ISEB
6 2 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.83%) ACCA
7 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.83%) CIMA
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.83%) GCIA
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) GDPR
2 6 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.96%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.96%) PMO
2 6 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) NCSC
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) HDFS
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.13%) Kibana
2 5 (4.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.79%) IBM
4 5 (4.13%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.31%) Google
6 3 (2.48%) SnapLogic
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.83%) BT
8 1 (0.83%) Databricks
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.83%) Omniture
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk
8 1 (0.83%) Teradata
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.83%) Workday