Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 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 Skills
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 4,725 2,813 2,741
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.66% 6.11% 6.28%
As % of the General category 11.72% 11.48% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,038 1,763 1,673
10th Percentile £313 £281 £250
25th Percentile £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £556
90th Percentile £775 £738 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 148 175
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.89 £14.98
25th Percentile £18.81 £14.25 £17.10
Median hourly rate £39.50 £20.95 £21.32
Median % change year-on-year +88.54% -1.74% +16.61%
75th Percentile £53.16 £39.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £65.39 £56.15 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £22.50 £22.68
% change year-on-year +75.56% -0.77% +22.32%

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 40,312 24,513 22,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 56.79% 53.23% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,209 16,544 14,568
10th Percentile £317 £300 £258
25th Percentile £431 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £606 £588
90th Percentile £763 £700 £688
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,310 971 894
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.36
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £19.85
Median % change year-on-year -1.70% +10.83% +4.83%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £38.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.00 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.95%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
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 Skills within the England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +9 2,856 £575 +6.73% 365
South East +1 512 £475 - 160
North of England -2 437 £463 +2.78% 150
Midlands +11 293 £444 +8.76% 108
North West -8 265 £463 +2.78% 76
South West +2 216 £525 +16.67% 88
West Midlands +2 206 £450 +5.88% 75
East of England -11 180 £415 +21.17% 80
Yorkshire -6 154 £450 -7.69% 58
East Midlands +5 81 £388 - 33
North East +1 17 £600 +107.61% 16
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Skills.

1 2,489 (52.68%) Social Skills
2 1,858 (39.32%) Problem-Solving
3 1,584 (33.52%) Agile
4 1,453 (30.75%) Finance
5 1,007 (21.31%) SQL
6 704 (14.90%) Microsoft
7 696 (14.73%) Python
8 685 (14.50%) Analytics
9 593 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 589 (12.47%) Decision-Making
11 547 (11.58%) Azure
12 543 (11.49%) DevOps
13 541 (11.45%) Degree
14 539 (11.41%) Banking
15 533 (11.28%) Project Management
16 480 (10.16%) Microsoft Excel
17 456 (9.65%) Java
18 447 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
19 438 (9.27%) JIRA
20 434 (9.19%) Windows
21 427 (9.04%) Data Modelling
22 423 (8.95%) Oracle
22 423 (8.95%) AWS
23 421 (8.91%) Data Analysis
24 414 (8.76%) Scrum
25 384 (8.13%) Security Cleared
26 374 (7.92%) Presentation Skills
27 370 (7.83%) Linux
28 365 (7.72%) SQL Server
29 362 (7.66%) Migration

Analytical Skills
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
1 226 (4.78%) Confluence
2 151 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 98 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 84 (1.78%) SAS
5 52 (1.10%) Apache
6 42 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 30 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 27 (0.57%) CMS
9 22 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.36%) Ethereum
10 17 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.32%) MQSeries
11 15 (0.32%) MTS
11 15 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (0.30%) nginx
13 13 (0.28%) JBoss
13 13 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
15 9 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 480 (10.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 291 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
3 233 (4.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 118 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 40 (0.85%) Sketch
7 36 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 27 (0.57%) Chatbot
9 26 (0.55%) SPSS
10 21 (0.44%) InVision
11 20 (0.42%) Adobe XD
12 19 (0.40%) Zeplin
13 13 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
14 11 (0.23%) Photoshop
15 7 (0.15%) Stata
16 6 (0.13%) Open Workbench
17 4 (0.085%) AutoCAD
18 3 (0.063%) Camtasia
18 3 (0.063%) Oracle Smart View
19 2 (0.042%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 24 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 20 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 17 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.32%) BondVision
6 15 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.32%) Workday HCM
7 14 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 13 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.19%) RMDS
12 8 (0.17%) ION MarketView
12 8 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 547 (11.58%) Azure
2 423 (8.95%) AWS
3 330 (6.98%) Power Platform
4 182 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
5 155 (3.28%) GCP
6 153 (3.24%) SaaS
7 115 (2.43%) GitHub
8 100 (2.12%) IaaS
9 93 (1.97%) PaaS
10 80 (1.69%) Serverless
11 62 (1.31%) Google Analytics
12 59 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
13 58 (1.23%) Amazon S3
14 57 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
15 46 (0.97%) Snowflake
16 43 (0.91%) Google Data Studio
16 43 (0.91%) PowerApps
17 41 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
18 36 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
19 30 (0.63%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.29%) Firewall
2 84 (1.78%) DNS
3 74 (1.57%) WAN
4 58 (1.23%) Internet
5 56 (1.19%) LAN
6 54 (1.14%) Network Security
7 52 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 43 (0.91%) VPN
9 41 (0.87%) DHCP
9 41 (0.87%) Wireless
10 31 (0.66%) FIX Connectivity
11 30 (0.63%) SAN
12 28 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (0.57%) HTTP
14 25 (0.53%) SSH
15 24 (0.51%) NAS
15 24 (0.51%) SD-WAN
16 22 (0.47%) Skype
17 20 (0.42%) 5G
18 19 (0.40%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 291 (6.16%) Power BI
3 204 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 200 (4.23%) Tableau
5 159 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 154 (3.26%) Big Data
7 107 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 86 (1.82%) Metadata
9 73 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (1.46%) MySQL
10 69 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 64 (1.35%) Data Lake
12 60 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 60 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 58 (1.23%) Hadoop
14 55 (1.16%) Data Mining
15 50 (1.06%) BigQuery
16 46 (0.97%) RDBMS
17 44 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 42 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 438 (9.27%) JIRA
2 226 (4.78%) Git (software)
3 211 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 86 (1.82%) GitLab
5 50 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 49 (1.04%) ERwin
7 46 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 39 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 38 (0.80%) Selenium
10 34 (0.72%) webpack
11 33 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 33 (0.70%) Bitbucket
12 31 (0.66%) Maven
13 30 (0.63%) JMeter
14 29 (0.61%) JUnit
15 27 (0.57%) Postman
15 27 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
16 26 (0.55%) Axure RP
17 24 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (0.47%) Gradle
General
1 2,489 (52.68%) Social Skills
2 1,453 (30.75%) Finance
3 539 (11.41%) Banking
4 374 (7.92%) Presentation Skills
5 356 (7.53%) Public Sector
6 237 (5.02%) Front Office
7 227 (4.80%) Marketing
8 224 (4.74%) Influencing Skills
9 201 (4.25%) Organisational Skills
10 176 (3.72%) Investment Banking
11 175 (3.70%) Retail
12 162 (3.43%) Telecoms
13 151 (3.20%) Legal
14 81 (1.71%) Manufacturing
15 76 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
15 76 (1.61%) Financial Institution
16 70 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 56 (1.19%) Back Office
18 46 (0.97%) Billing
19 44 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,388 (29.38%) Analyst
2 641 (13.57%) Developer
3 597 (12.63%) Business Analyst
4 434 (9.19%) Architect
5 260 (5.50%) Data Analyst
6 210 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 180 (3.81%) Consultant
8 155 (3.28%) Java Developer
9 145 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
10 124 (2.62%) Data Architect
10 124 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
11 90 (1.90%) Data Scientist
12 88 (1.86%) Data Engineer
13 79 (1.67%) Software Engineer
14 78 (1.65%) Financial Analyst
14 78 (1.65%) Support Engineer
15 72 (1.52%) C# Developer
15 72 (1.52%) Technical Analyst
16 70 (1.48%) DevOps Engineer
16 70 (1.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (5.23%) .NET
2 174 (3.68%) HTML
3 142 (3.01%) React
4 133 (2.81%) REST
5 119 (2.52%) CSS
5 119 (2.52%) Kafka
6 98 (2.07%) XML
7 87 (1.84%) AngularJS
7 87 (1.84%) Spring
8 85 (1.80%) Node.js
9 82 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
9 82 (1.74%) Web Services
10 76 (1.61%) JSON
11 73 (1.54%) HTML5
12 72 (1.52%) Middleware
13 69 (1.46%) Pandas
14 68 (1.44%) RESTful
15 61 (1.29%) .NET Framework
16 56 (1.19%) ASP.NET
17 52 (1.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 275 (5.82%) Management Information System
2 244 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
3 194 (4.11%) User Experience
4 190 (4.02%) Algorithms
5 142 (3.01%) Data Structures
6 140 (2.96%) Fixed Income
7 132 (2.79%) Analytical Mindset
8 118 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 110 (2.33%) Derivative
10 105 (2.22%) Data Centre
11 74 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 73 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 66 (1.40%) NHS
14 65 (1.38%) Mobile App
15 55 (1.16%) Public Cloud
16 48 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
17 47 (0.99%) Reference Data
18 44 (0.93%) PMI
18 44 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
19 40 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 434 (9.19%) Windows
2 370 (7.83%) Linux
3 184 (3.89%) Unix
4 104 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 76 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 62 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (1.12%) Android
8 40 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 40 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 25 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.44%) Solaris
10 21 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.36%) CentOS
13 15 (0.32%) VMS
14 14 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
16 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
17 9 (0.19%) MVS
18 8 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,858 (39.32%) Problem-Solving
2 1,584 (33.52%) Agile
3 685 (14.50%) Analytics
4 593 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 589 (12.47%) Decision-Making
6 543 (11.49%) DevOps
7 533 (11.28%) Project Management
8 447 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
9 427 (9.04%) Data Modelling
10 421 (8.91%) Data Analysis
11 414 (8.76%) Scrum
12 362 (7.66%) Migration
13 351 (7.43%) Visualisation
14 347 (7.34%) Business Analysis
15 342 (7.24%) CI/CD
16 338 (7.15%) ITIL
17 286 (6.05%) Analytical Thinking
18 278 (5.88%) Change Management
19 272 (5.76%) Project Delivery
20 258 (5.46%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 1,007 (21.31%) SQL
2 696 (14.73%) Python
3 456 (9.65%) Java
4 259 (5.48%) C#
5 237 (5.02%) JavaScript
6 174 (3.68%) R
7 153 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 151 (3.20%) C++
9 105 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 90 (1.90%) C
11 87 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 71 (1.50%) Bash
13 70 (1.48%) Scala
14 67 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 60 (1.27%) VBA
16 51 (1.08%) Go
17 48 (1.02%) T-SQL
18 35 (0.74%) Perl
19 22 (0.47%) Ruby
20 19 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 541 (11.45%) Degree
2 384 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 307 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 113 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 72 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 57 (1.21%) ISTQB
8 53 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 50 (1.06%) CISSP
10 45 (0.95%) Master's Degree
11 37 (0.78%) CCNP
12 36 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (0.74%) ISEB
14 34 (0.72%) CCNA
15 33 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
16 32 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (0.66%) CISM
18 29 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
18 29 (0.61%) PMP
19 24 (0.51%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (6.84%) QA
2 188 (3.98%) Data Quality
3 136 (2.88%) PMO
4 123 (2.60%) SLA
5 88 (1.86%) GDPR
6 59 (1.25%) Accessibility
7 44 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (0.61%) NIST
9 28 (0.59%) GRC
9 28 (0.59%) GxP
10 24 (0.51%) IFRS
11 23 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 22 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 22 (0.47%) Good Clinical Practice
13 21 (0.44%) COBIT
14 20 (0.42%) WCAG
15 19 (0.40%) Solvency II
16 17 (0.36%) IFRS 17
17 14 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
17 14 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 165 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 162 (3.43%) Docker
3 106 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.36%) XenApp
10 15 (0.32%) HDFS
11 11 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 9 (0.19%) vSphere
13 8 (0.17%) Firmware
14 7 (0.15%) GridGain
14 7 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.085%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.085%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 183 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 180 (3.81%) Ansible
3 153 (3.24%) Terraform
4 58 (1.23%) Puppet
5 48 (1.02%) SCCM
6 34 (0.72%) Grafana
7 33 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
8 28 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 21 (0.44%) BladeLogic
10 21 (0.44%) Kibana
11 20 (0.42%) HP ALM
12 19 (0.40%) vCenter Server
13 18 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 18 (0.38%) Prometheus
13 18 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.34%) Nagios
14 16 (0.34%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
15 12 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 704 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 423 (8.95%) Oracle
3 182 (3.85%) Google
4 156 (3.30%) SAP
5 137 (2.90%) VMware
6 102 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 98 (2.07%) Splunk
8 90 (1.90%) ServiceNow
9 84 (1.78%) Cisco
10 80 (1.69%) Adobe
11 78 (1.65%) ION Trading
12 70 (1.48%) Red Hat
13 69 (1.46%) Citrix
14 60 (1.27%) IBM
15 59 (1.25%) Databricks
16 44 (0.93%) TIBCO
17 43 (0.91%) Bloomberg
18 38 (0.80%) HP
18 38 (0.80%) Workday
19 37 (0.78%) Informatica