Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 637 778 784
Rank change year-on-year +141 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Mindset 119 97 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.10% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 74 62
England median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% +0.30%
10th Percentile £315 £225 £310
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £414 £415
% change year-on-year +8.76% -0.30% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
England median hourly rate £15.11 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +50.00% -22.58%
10th Percentile £14.50 £17.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £17.99 £19.00 £28.22
UK median hourly rate £15.11 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -16.07% +50.00% -22.58%

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 22,917 31,364 31,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.28% 32.52% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,689 20,743 21,141
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £656
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 969 918
England median hourly rate £23.30 £20.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -2.68% +2.75%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.10 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +17.50% -2.91% +3.00%

Analytical Mindset
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Mindset in England

Analytical Mindset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset in England.

Contractor 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 11 December 2019. 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 +134 74 £450 -5.26% 15
South East +58 26 £406 +31.05% 10
North of England +37 8 £500 +42.86% 13
East of England +39 7 £475 +52.00% 5
North West +25 5 £500 - 10
Midlands +53 3 £200 -55.56% 12
Yorkshire +34 3 - - 2
East Midlands +31 3 £200 -55.56% 8
South West - 1 £425 - 2
Analytical Mindset
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (47.90%) Finance
3 37 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.73%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (26.89%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 26 (21.85%) Analytics
8 24 (20.17%) SQL
9 22 (18.49%) Banking
10 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
10 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Excel
11 19 (15.97%) Marketing
12 18 (15.13%) E-Commerce
13 17 (14.29%) React
14 16 (13.45%) Project Management
14 16 (13.45%) Validation
15 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (11.76%) Time Management
16 14 (11.76%) Project Delivery
17 13 (10.92%) Visualisation
18 12 (10.08%) Investment Banking
19 11 (9.24%) TDD
19 11 (9.24%) JIRA
19 11 (9.24%) Hedge funds
19 11 (9.24%) BDD
19 11 (9.24%) Digital Marketing
19 11 (9.24%) HTML
19 11 (9.24%) Financial Institution
19 11 (9.24%) Scrum
20 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder 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 8 (6.72%) Confluence
2 2 (1.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.84%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.68%) InVision
3 2 (1.68%) Sketch
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Azure
2 7 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (5.88%) Google Analytics
3 6 (5.04%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.36%) AWS
5 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.68%) Office 365
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.84%) Asana
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
1 3 (2.52%) Megaco
2 2 (1.68%) Firewall
2 2 (1.68%) LAN
2 2 (1.68%) Skype
2 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.68%) WAN
2 2 (1.68%) WebEx
2 2 (1.68%) Wireless
3 1 (0.84%) 3G
3 1 (0.84%) DKIM
3 1 (0.84%) DMARC
3 1 (0.84%) DVB
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) RTMP
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) VoIP
3 1 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.04%) Power BI
5 3 (2.52%) QlikView
6 2 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) JIRA
2 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.68%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) Grunt
4 1 (0.84%) gulp
4 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.84%) webpack
General
1 57 (47.90%) Finance
2 22 (18.49%) Banking
3 19 (15.97%) Marketing
4 12 (10.08%) Investment Banking
5 11 (9.24%) Financial Institution
6 9 (7.56%) Legal
7 6 (5.04%) Front Office
7 6 (5.04%) Public Sector
8 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.52%) Publishing
10 2 (1.68%) Games
10 2 (1.68%) Retail
11 1 (0.84%) Billing
11 1 (0.84%) Electronics
11 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Analyst
2 31 (26.05%) Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Data Analyst
4 13 (10.92%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (7.56%) SQL BI Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Automation Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.72%) Report Developer
7 8 (6.72%) SSRS Developer
8 7 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.88%) React Developer
9 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Consultant
9 6 (5.04%) Grid Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) React
2 11 (9.24%) HTML
3 10 (8.40%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.88%) JSON
5 6 (5.04%) .NET
6 4 (3.36%) CSS
7 3 (2.52%) WebdriverIO
7 3 (2.52%) WireMock
8 2 (1.68%) EDI
8 2 (1.68%) Node.js
9 1 (0.84%) CSS3
9 1 (0.84%) Django
9 1 (0.84%) Express
9 1 (0.84%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.84%) HTML5
9 1 (0.84%) Kafka
9 1 (0.84%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.84%) Pandas
9 1 (0.84%) Redux
9 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 119 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Hedge funds
3 8 (6.72%) User Experience
4 6 (5.04%) Derivative
5 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.68%) FMCG
7 2 (1.68%) Mashup
8 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.84%) Apple TV
8 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.84%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.84%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.73%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (26.89%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (21.85%) Analytics
5 18 (15.13%) E-Commerce
6 16 (13.45%) Project Management
6 16 (13.45%) Validation
7 14 (11.76%) Project Delivery
7 14 (11.76%) Time Management
8 13 (10.92%) Visualisation
9 11 (9.24%) BDD
9 11 (9.24%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (9.24%) Scrum
9 11 (9.24%) TDD
10 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.72%) Business Analytics
11 8 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.72%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) SQL
2 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.36%) Python
4 3 (2.52%) C#
4 3 (2.52%) Ruby
5 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.84%) Java
6 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.84%) MBA
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) GDPR
3 2 (1.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Adobe
2 9 (7.56%) Cognos
2 9 (7.56%) IBM
2 9 (7.56%) SAP
3 7 (5.88%) Ensighten
3 7 (5.88%) Google
3 7 (5.88%) Tableau
3 7 (5.88%) Tealium
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco
6 3 (2.52%) Huawei
6 3 (2.52%) Nokia
6 3 (2.52%) VMware
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.68%) Juniper
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
8 1 (0.84%) Ariba
8 1 (0.84%) Forcepoint