Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 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 Skills
UK > England
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 29 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 5,287 5,939 5,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.00% 6.39% 6.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.12% 19.02% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,314 3,714 3,271
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 196 150
England median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £19.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.66% -0.81%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.30 £49.38 £45.16
UK median hourly rate £19.93 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year -0.38% +1.73% -1.65%

Analytical Skills 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 29,173 31,227 28,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.08% 33.58% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,331 20,884 18,626
England median daily rate £475 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% +3.53%
10th Percentile £285 £269 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 901 953 1,035
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +9.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.91
% change year-on-year -7.07% +9.43% -5.20%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor 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 25 March 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 -5 2,588 £488 -0.51% 221
South East -10 931 £425 - 85
North of England -11 648 £400 -5.88% 124
Midlands -3 438 £400 - 61
South West +5 432 £450 +7.46% 60
North West -13 291 £400 -5.88% 72
Yorkshire -12 257 £400 -5.88% 39
West Midlands -7 238 £400 - 38
East of England +8 233 £400 +8.11% 47
East Midlands +6 187 £400 - 23
North East -11 106 £425 - 13
South Coast 0 1 - -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 2,028 (38.36%) Problem-Solving
2 1,646 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1,356 (25.65%) Finance
4 1,267 (23.96%) SQL
5 977 (18.48%) Microsoft
6 870 (16.46%) Degree
7 688 (13.01%) Analytics
8 593 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
9 583 (11.03%) Windows
10 581 (10.99%) Scrum
11 580 (10.97%) Python
12 537 (10.16%) Project Management
13 513 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 512 (9.68%) Java
15 500 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
16 475 (8.98%) SQL Server
16 475 (8.98%) Security Cleared
17 463 (8.76%) Oracle
18 428 (8.10%) JavaScript
19 423 (8.00%) Banking
20 413 (7.81%) Linux
21 410 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
22 402 (7.60%) Decision-Making
23 395 (7.47%) ITIL
23 395 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
24 385 (7.28%) User Experience
25 382 (7.23%) Data Analysis
26 378 (7.15%) Migration
27 369 (6.98%) Computer Science
28 365 (6.90%) Amazon AWS

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
1 166 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 163 (3.08%) Confluence
3 139 (2.63%) SAS
4 112 (2.12%) Apache Spark
5 71 (1.34%) CMS
6 59 (1.12%) IIS
7 55 (1.04%) MS Exchange
8 47 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 46 (0.87%) Apache
10 43 (0.81%) JBoss
11 40 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 38 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 27 (0.51%) Documentum
16 24 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.42%) IBM Notes
18 21 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 593 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 395 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
3 215 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 137 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 99 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
6 61 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.40%) InVision
8 16 (0.30%) UserZoom
9 15 (0.28%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.26%) SPSS
11 8 (0.15%) Stata
12 5 (0.095%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.095%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.076%) Simulink
13 4 (0.076%) UXPin
14 2 (0.038%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.038%) LaTeX
15 1 (0.019%) Autodesk Inventor
15 1 (0.019%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 44 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.78%) Workday HCM
3 22 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 20 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 18 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
9 12 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (0.19%) BASE24
11 10 (0.19%) FastStats
11 10 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.15%) SAP CO
12 8 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 410 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 365 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 170 (3.22%) Office 365
4 101 (1.91%) SaaS
5 85 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
6 83 (1.57%) PaaS
7 75 (1.42%) Amazon S3
8 70 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 62 (1.17%) GitHub
10 54 (1.02%) Google Analytics
11 50 (0.95%) IaaS
12 49 (0.93%) Serverless
13 42 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
14 41 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
15 40 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
16 38 (0.72%) OpenShift
17 32 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
18 31 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
19 28 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
20 25 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 152 (2.87%) Firewall
2 101 (1.91%) Internet
3 94 (1.78%) DNS
4 79 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 74 (1.40%) VPN
6 70 (1.32%) WAN
7 68 (1.29%) LAN
8 61 (1.15%) DHCP
9 51 (0.96%) Skype
10 45 (0.85%) SSL
11 44 (0.83%) Wireless
12 42 (0.79%) HTTP
13 37 (0.70%) SAN
14 32 (0.61%) MPLS
15 30 (0.57%) Network Security
16 29 (0.55%) VoIP
17 24 (0.45%) FTP
18 22 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
19 21 (0.40%) Intranet
19 21 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 365 (6.90%) Big Data
3 279 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
4 253 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 212 (4.01%) Power BI
6 187 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 177 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 130 (2.46%) NoSQL
9 121 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 118 (2.23%) Apache Hive
11 102 (1.93%) MongoDB
12 95 (1.80%) MySQL
12 95 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 79 (1.49%) Data Mining
14 77 (1.46%) Oracle Database
15 70 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 69 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
17 61 (1.15%) RDBMS
18 53 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
18 53 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 355 (6.71%) JIRA
2 279 (5.28%) Git (software)
3 236 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 174 (3.29%) Selenium
5 110 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 101 (1.91%) Maven
7 89 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 85 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 78 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 59 (1.12%) JUnit
11 57 (1.08%) TeamCity
12 53 (1.00%) WebDriver
13 48 (0.91%) SoapUI
14 43 (0.81%) Subversion
15 41 (0.78%) webpack
16 39 (0.74%) SpecFlow
17 35 (0.66%) HP UFT
18 34 (0.64%) JMeter
19 31 (0.59%) Ant
19 31 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 1,356 (25.65%) Finance
2 423 (8.00%) Banking
3 287 (5.43%) Marketing
4 250 (4.73%) Retail
5 200 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 142 (2.69%) Legal
7 97 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 84 (1.59%) Front Office
9 81 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 68 (1.29%) Back Office
12 64 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 57 (1.08%) Publishing
14 44 (0.83%) Billing
15 42 (0.79%) Law
16 41 (0.78%) Electronics
17 37 (0.70%) Advertising
17 37 (0.70%) Retail Banking
18 33 (0.62%) Military
19 24 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,364 (25.80%) Analyst
2 884 (16.72%) Developer
3 472 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 427 (8.08%) Architect
5 262 (4.96%) Data Analyst
6 215 (4.07%) Consultant
7 213 (4.03%) Project Manager
8 143 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
9 137 (2.59%) Administrator
10 127 (2.40%) Tester
11 109 (2.06%) SQL Developer
12 105 (1.99%) Java Developer
13 104 (1.97%) Data Scientist
13 104 (1.97%) User Researcher
14 100 (1.89%) Data Engineer
15 98 (1.85%) Senior Developer
16 96 (1.82%) Test Analyst
17 95 (1.80%) C# Developer
18 91 (1.72%) SQL Analyst
19 89 (1.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (6.68%) HTML
2 348 (6.58%) .NET
3 296 (5.60%) CSS
4 256 (4.84%) Web Services
5 242 (4.58%) AngularJS
6 205 (3.88%) REST
7 194 (3.67%) XML
8 171 (3.23%) HTML5
9 167 (3.16%) SOAP
10 154 (2.91%) React
11 139 (2.63%) JSON
12 126 (2.38%) RESTful
13 124 (2.35%) CSS3
14 116 (2.19%) Node.js
15 109 (2.06%) ASP.NET
16 106 (2.00%) Spring
17 105 (1.99%) jQuery
18 97 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 87 (1.65%) Middleware
20 86 (1.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 385 (7.28%) User Experience
2 333 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 329 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
4 185 (3.50%) Algorithms
5 141 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 100 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 98 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 98 (1.85%) NHS
8 92 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 78 (1.48%) Virtual Team
10 58 (1.10%) Derivative
11 55 (1.04%) Clustering
12 52 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 45 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
14 44 (0.83%) Fixed Income
14 44 (0.83%) Replication
15 42 (0.79%) Fintech
15 42 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 42 (0.79%) Hedge funds
16 40 (0.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 583 (11.03%) Windows
2 413 (7.81%) Linux
3 258 (4.88%) Unix
4 178 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 127 (2.40%) Windows 10
6 93 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 80 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 72 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (1.21%) Android
10 58 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 41 (0.78%) Solaris
13 31 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 28 (0.53%) CentOS
15 20 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.34%) AIX
17 17 (0.32%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.15%) Mac OS X
20 7 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,028 (38.36%) Problem-Solving
2 1,646 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 688 (13.01%) Analytics
4 581 (10.99%) Scrum
5 537 (10.16%) Project Management
6 513 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 500 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
8 402 (7.60%) Decision-Making
9 395 (7.47%) ITIL
10 382 (7.23%) Data Analysis
11 378 (7.15%) Migration
12 369 (6.98%) Computer Science
13 334 (6.32%) ETL
14 330 (6.24%) Test Automation
15 326 (6.17%) SDLC
16 315 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
17 314 (5.94%) Data Modelling
18 300 (5.67%) User Stories
19 294 (5.56%) DevOps
20 293 (5.54%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,267 (23.96%) SQL
2 580 (10.97%) Python
3 512 (9.68%) Java
4 428 (8.10%) JavaScript
5 339 (6.41%) C#
6 196 (3.71%) R
7 153 (2.89%) PowerShell
7 153 (2.89%) T-SQL
8 129 (2.44%) C
9 128 (2.42%) TypeScript
10 120 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 102 (1.93%) C++
12 92 (1.74%) VBA
13 79 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 74 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 71 (1.34%) Perl
16 59 (1.12%) VB
17 53 (1.00%) PHP
18 52 (0.98%) Scala
19 45 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 870 (16.46%) Degree
2 475 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 319 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 122 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 121 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 90 (1.70%) Master's Degree
7 83 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 74 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 65 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (1.12%) ISEB
11 55 (1.04%) CISSP
11 55 (1.04%) PhD
11 55 (1.04%) PMI Certification
12 54 (1.02%) MCSE
13 53 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
14 46 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 44 (0.83%) CISM
16 42 (0.79%) CCNA
17 39 (0.74%) CISA
18 36 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (5.41%) QA
2 191 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 133 (2.52%) SLA
4 123 (2.33%) PMO
5 76 (1.44%) GDPR
6 36 (0.68%) JSP 440
7 35 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 35 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (0.57%) SEPA
9 28 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
10 20 (0.38%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.25%) PSD2
12 12 (0.23%) MiFID
13 10 (0.19%) COBIT
14 8 (0.15%) P3O
15 7 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
15 7 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
15 7 (0.13%) IFRS
15 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 323 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 148 (2.80%) Docker
3 116 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 38 (0.72%) vSphere
7 34 (0.64%) XenApp
8 25 (0.47%) Apache Flume
8 25 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 25 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 21 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 20 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (0.36%) HDFS
12 16 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.23%) NFS
14 10 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.19%) VMware NSX
15 9 (0.17%) Firmware
16 4 (0.076%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 106 (2.00%) Ansible
2 101 (1.91%) SCCM
3 66 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 60 (1.13%) Puppet
5 42 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 41 (0.78%) Terraform
7 40 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (0.70%) SCOM
9 25 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
10 21 (0.40%) Control-M
10 21 (0.40%) Netcool
11 17 (0.32%) HP ALM
11 17 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 14 (0.26%) Rundeck
13 13 (0.25%) Kibana
13 13 (0.25%) Nagios
14 12 (0.23%) AirWatch
14 12 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 12 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 977 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 463 (8.76%) Oracle
3 241 (4.56%) SAP
4 200 (3.78%) VMware
5 181 (3.42%) Tableau
6 162 (3.06%) Google
7 146 (2.76%) Citrix
8 132 (2.50%) HP
9 125 (2.36%) Cisco
10 110 (2.08%) IBM
11 94 (1.78%) Workday
12 85 (1.61%) Adobe
13 81 (1.53%) Red Hat
14 79 (1.49%) Splunk
15 78 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
16 67 (1.27%) Cloudera
16 67 (1.27%) Hortonworks
17 61 (1.15%) ServiceNow
18 54 (1.02%) Atlassian
19 51 (0.96%) Teradata