Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 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 Skills
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 25 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,520 3,479 5,210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.05% 6.46% 5.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.89% 20.01% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,600 2,144 3,309
10th Percentile £271 £230 £258
25th Percentile £371 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%
75th Percentile £600 £551 £550
90th Percentile £725 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £478 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.11% - +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 217 150
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.28 £11.00
25th Percentile £15.13 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.57 £19.41
Median % change year-on-year -2.64% +11.13% +4.89%
75th Percentile £39.25 £44.00 £26.20
90th Percentile £50.15 £51.75 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £23.45 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.95% +17.95% +4.28%

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 14,083 17,390 28,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.79% 32.29% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,407 11,432 18,993
10th Percentile £263 £241 £281
25th Percentile £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £488 £474 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -0.14% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 757 856
10th Percentile £12.39 £12.44 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.24 £15.75 £14.71
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.89% -0.69%
75th Percentile £45.00 £44.50 £43.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.86 £20.60
% change year-on-year +9.35% +11.01% -0.18%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 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 -6 1,401 £525 +9.95% 381
South East -7 328 £475 +7.95% 160
North of England -4 279 £441 +6.79% 195
North West -1 177 £444 +13.72% 98
Midlands 0 145 £405 -4.71% 154
East of England +7 128 £350 -17.65% 99
South West -1 109 £465 +10.06% 72
West Midlands 0 98 £413 -5.98% 101
Yorkshire -2 91 £450 +5.88% 74
East Midlands +17 43 £400 -1.84% 53
North East -8 11 £350 -20.68% 23
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 884 (35.08%) Problem-Solving
2 761 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 646 (25.63%) Finance
4 587 (23.29%) SQL
5 413 (16.39%) Analytics
6 344 (13.65%) Python
7 336 (13.33%) Degree
8 333 (13.21%) Azure
9 324 (12.86%) Microsoft
10 301 (11.94%) DevOps
11 287 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
12 285 (11.31%) Data Modelling
13 284 (11.27%) Security Cleared
14 283 (11.23%) AWS
15 264 (10.48%) Oracle
16 261 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 255 (10.12%) Java
18 251 (9.96%) Banking
19 245 (9.72%) Public Sector
20 238 (9.44%) Data Analysis
21 232 (9.21%) SC Cleared
22 228 (9.05%) Migration
23 224 (8.89%) JIRA
24 221 (8.77%) Project Management
25 211 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
26 210 (8.33%) Scrum
27 196 (7.78%) Decision-Making
28 189 (7.50%) Computer Science
29 185 (7.34%) Marketing
30 177 (7.02%) Windows

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 96 (3.81%) Confluence
2 93 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 78 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 49 (1.94%) SAS
5 42 (1.67%) Apache
6 22 (0.87%) Jupyter
7 21 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.56%) IIS
10 13 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
10 13 (0.52%) CMS
10 13 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.44%) nginx
12 10 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
14 8 (0.32%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.28%) JBoss
15 7 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.24%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 211 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 126 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.79%) Sketch
8 19 (0.75%) InVision
9 16 (0.63%) Zeplin
10 14 (0.56%) Adobe XD
11 12 (0.48%) PTC Creo
11 12 (0.48%) Windchill
12 9 (0.36%) SPSS
13 8 (0.32%) UserZoom
14 7 (0.28%) Photoshop
15 6 (0.24%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
16 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
16 5 (0.20%) Stata
17 2 (0.079%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 34 (1.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 24 (0.95%) Teamcenter
3 17 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 12 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.32%) Magento
6 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.20%) Maximo
8 5 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (0.20%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.16%) Loan IQ
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 333 (13.21%) Azure
2 283 (11.23%) AWS
3 150 (5.95%) Power Platform
4 98 (3.89%) GCP
5 73 (2.90%) Microsoft 365
6 62 (2.46%) SaaS
7 39 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 39 (1.55%) Serverless
8 34 (1.35%) PaaS
9 28 (1.11%) Amazon S3
10 27 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.99%) GitHub
11 25 (0.99%) Google Analytics
12 24 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (0.95%) Heroku
13 20 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (0.79%) IaaS
14 17 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
15 15 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.87%) DNS
2 43 (1.71%) Firewall
3 36 (1.43%) Network Security
3 36 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.31%) HTTP
5 31 (1.23%) WAN
6 30 (1.19%) Internet
7 29 (1.15%) LAN
8 28 (1.11%) DHCP
9 15 (0.60%) VPN
9 15 (0.60%) Wireless
10 14 (0.56%) SSL
11 12 (0.48%) Intranet
11 12 (0.48%) SAN
11 12 (0.48%) Skype
12 10 (0.40%) BGP
12 10 (0.40%) VoIP
13 9 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.36%) OSPF
13 9 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 142 (5.63%) Power BI
3 135 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 132 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 128 (5.08%) Big Data
6 108 (4.29%) Tableau
7 71 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 58 (2.30%) Data Mining
9 50 (1.98%) NoSQL
10 47 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 47 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 46 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (1.79%) Data Lake
13 41 (1.63%) Oracle Database
14 40 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 38 (1.51%) MySQL
16 36 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
16 36 (1.43%) Apache Hive
17 26 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 224 (8.89%) JIRA
2 123 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 115 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 43 (1.71%) Cucumber
5 36 (1.43%) webpack
6 31 (1.23%) Maven
7 27 (1.07%) JUnit
8 23 (0.91%) Bitbucket
9 22 (0.87%) Axure RP
9 22 (0.87%) GitLab
9 22 (0.87%) Selenium
10 20 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 19 (0.75%) Subversion
11 19 (0.75%) Visual Studio
12 16 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (0.63%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.60%) Artifactory
13 15 (0.60%) SonarQube
14 14 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 646 (25.63%) Finance
2 251 (9.96%) Banking
3 245 (9.72%) Public Sector
4 185 (7.34%) Marketing
5 144 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 123 (4.88%) Front Office
7 108 (4.29%) Manufacturing
8 99 (3.93%) Investment Banking
9 94 (3.73%) Retail
10 84 (3.33%) Legal
11 69 (2.74%) Electronics
12 35 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 26 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 26 (1.03%) Publishing
14 23 (0.91%) Law
15 21 (0.83%) Local Government
16 20 (0.79%) Back Office
17 17 (0.67%) Games
18 16 (0.63%) Retail Banking
19 15 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 596 (23.65%) Analyst
2 356 (14.13%) Developer
3 251 (9.96%) Architect
4 218 (8.65%) Business Analyst
5 150 (5.95%) Consultant
6 140 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 106 (4.21%) Data Engineer
8 94 (3.73%) Data Architect
9 71 (2.82%) Data Scientist
10 68 (2.70%) Project Manager
11 62 (2.46%) Data Modeller
12 58 (2.30%) Java Developer
13 55 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
13 55 (2.18%) Senior Developer
14 50 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
15 45 (1.79%) Designer
16 43 (1.71%) Full Stack Developer
17 39 (1.55%) Cloud Architect
18 38 (1.51%) Tester
19 35 (1.39%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (5.44%) HTML
2 113 (4.48%) .NET
3 99 (3.93%) REST
4 90 (3.57%) Web Services
5 88 (3.49%) CSS
6 80 (3.17%) AngularJS
7 70 (2.78%) Kafka
8 65 (2.58%) React
9 62 (2.46%) Node.js
10 60 (2.38%) Middleware
11 57 (2.26%) Spring
12 55 (2.18%) XML
13 46 (1.83%) Redux
14 43 (1.71%) HTML5
15 42 (1.67%) NumPy
16 41 (1.63%) JSON
17 35 (1.39%) SOAP
18 34 (1.35%) GraphQL
18 34 (1.35%) Pandas
19 30 (1.19%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 176 (6.98%) User Experience
2 123 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 109 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 99 (3.93%) Algorithms
5 95 (3.77%) Analytical Mindset
5 95 (3.77%) Data Structures
6 84 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 74 (2.94%) NHS
8 50 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 45 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (1.51%) Derivative
10 38 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 36 (1.43%) Credit Risk
11 36 (1.43%) Fixed Income
12 35 (1.39%) Market Risk
13 34 (1.35%) Virtual Team
14 30 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 29 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 28 (1.11%) Clustering
17 27 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 177 (7.02%) Windows
2 141 (5.60%) Linux
3 72 (2.86%) Unix
4 57 (2.26%) Android
5 54 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 38 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 37 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 22 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.40%) CentOS
13 9 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.28%) Solaris
16 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.12%) AIX
18 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (35.08%) Problem-Solving
2 761 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 413 (16.39%) Analytics
4 301 (11.94%) DevOps
5 287 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
6 285 (11.31%) Data Modelling
7 261 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 238 (9.44%) Data Analysis
9 228 (9.05%) Migration
10 221 (8.77%) Project Management
11 210 (8.33%) Scrum
12 196 (7.78%) Decision-Making
13 189 (7.50%) Computer Science
14 175 (6.94%) Data Science
15 160 (6.35%) ITIL
16 158 (6.27%) Test Automation
17 157 (6.23%) ETL
18 153 (6.07%) Visualisation
19 152 (6.03%) Change Management
20 140 (5.56%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 587 (23.29%) SQL
2 344 (13.65%) Python
3 255 (10.12%) Java
4 150 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 127 (5.04%) R
6 126 (5.00%) C#
7 88 (3.49%) C++
8 76 (3.02%) PowerShell
9 74 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 60 (2.38%) Scala
11 57 (2.26%) TypeScript
12 45 (1.79%) C
13 37 (1.47%) Perl
14 34 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 31 (1.23%) VBA
17 28 (1.11%) ES6
18 25 (0.99%) Java 8
19 24 (0.95%) Shell Script
20 20 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 336 (13.33%) Degree
2 284 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 232 (9.21%) SC Cleared
4 66 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.15%) CISSP
8 28 (1.11%) Master's Degree
9 25 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 23 (0.91%) PMP
11 22 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (0.87%) ISTQB
12 21 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.79%) PhD
14 19 (0.75%) CISM
15 18 (0.71%) ISEB
16 16 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
18 12 (0.48%) MCSE
19 11 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.48%) QA
2 98 (3.89%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.87%) GDPR
3 47 (1.87%) SLA
4 43 (1.71%) PMO
5 35 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.71%) NIST
8 12 (0.48%) COBIT
8 12 (0.48%) IFRS
8 12 (0.48%) MiFID
9 10 (0.40%) GRC
10 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.28%) NCSC
12 6 (0.24%) IFRS 9
12 6 (0.24%) WCAG
13 5 (0.20%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.20%) GxP
13 5 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 105 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 78 (3.10%) Docker
3 69 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.52%) HDFS
8 12 (0.48%) XenApp
9 11 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.20%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (0.20%) vSphere
13 4 (0.16%) OpenAM
13 4 (0.16%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.12%) NFS
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 62 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 61 (2.42%) Terraform
3 53 (2.10%) Ansible
4 25 (0.99%) Puppet
5 23 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.63%) SCCM
7 13 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.36%) Kibana
10 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.24%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.24%) IBM BigFix
11 6 (0.24%) SCOM
11 6 (0.24%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.20%) Grafana
13 4 (0.16%) Control-M
13 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.16%) MIIS
13 4 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 324 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 264 (10.48%) Oracle
3 135 (5.36%) SAP
4 93 (3.69%) Google
5 90 (3.57%) VMware
6 76 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (2.42%) Remedy
8 49 (1.94%) IBM
9 45 (1.79%) Cisco
10 44 (1.75%) Adobe
11 36 (1.43%) Sparx
12 33 (1.31%) Databricks
13 31 (1.23%) Citrix
14 29 (1.15%) Atlassian
15 28 (1.11%) ServiceNow
15 28 (1.11%) Splunk
16 24 (0.95%) Siemens
17 22 (0.87%) Red Hat
18 21 (0.83%) Alteryx
18 21 (0.83%) Cloudera