Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Analytics
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 41 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1,739 3,411 4,080
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.15% 5.11% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 5.95% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 2,287 2,662
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £338 £320
90th Percentile £725 £700 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 41 44
Median hourly rate £26.65 £24.00 £28.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -16.31% +1.51%
10th Percentile £15.79 £14.42 £15.93
90th Percentile £61.30 £82.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.65 £24.00 £27.36
% change year-on-year +11.04% -12.26% -0.53%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 29,210 57,300 79,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.55% 85.83% 87.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,900 38,762 54,149
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £300 £288 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £473
% change year-on-year - +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 970 1,693 1,880
Median hourly rate £26.96 £21.00 £21.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.38% -2.52% -2.08%
10th Percentile £11.99 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £21.76
% change year-on-year +30.95% -3.49% +0.28%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytics in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytics in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytics in England

Analytics
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 Analytics within the England region over the 6 months to 15 January 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 -5 1,030 £513 -2.38% 342
North of England +22 218 £456 +4.29% 120
South East -2 191 £450 -10.00% 71
North West +31 141 £500 +11.11% 78
Midlands +5 108 £432 +4.73% 68
West Midlands +29 68 £475 +18.75% 37
Yorkshire +4 59 £450 +5.88% 31
South West +18 58 £488 -7.14% 45
East of England -9 44 £478 -2.05% 38
East Midlands -1 40 £396 -10.76% 31
North East 0 22 £450 - 12
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 553 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (27.37%) SQL
3 459 (26.39%) Python
4 446 (25.65%) Finance
5 389 (22.37%) Data Analytics
6 373 (21.45%) Azure
7 371 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
8 310 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
9 306 (17.60%) Data Modelling
10 242 (13.92%) AWS
11 215 (12.36%) DevOps
11 215 (12.36%) Data Science
12 210 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
12 210 (12.08%) Java
12 210 (12.08%) JavaScript
13 205 (11.79%) Microsoft
14 202 (11.62%) Big Data
15 201 (11.56%) Machine Learning
15 201 (11.56%) Visualisation
16 193 (11.10%) Power Platform
17 192 (11.04%) Power BI
18 177 (10.18%) Data Analysis
19 176 (10.12%) Security Cleared
20 167 (9.60%) Marketing
20 167 (9.60%) ETL
21 166 (9.55%) Google
22 156 (8.97%) SAP
23 151 (8.68%) Front Office
24 150 (8.63%) Scrum
25 149 (8.57%) GCP

Analytics
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 99 (5.69%) Apache Spark
2 56 (3.22%) Confluence
3 49 (2.82%) SAS
4 41 (2.36%) CMS
5 29 (1.67%) Apache
6 28 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
9 17 (0.98%) Jupyter
10 13 (0.75%) JBoss
10 13 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 12 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.46%) Apache Geronimo
13 8 (0.46%) Apache TomEE
13 8 (0.46%) ArcGIS
13 8 (0.46%) Mule
13 8 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 117 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.86%) InVision
5 13 (0.75%) Sketch
6 11 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.46%) UserZoom
9 7 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.29%) InDesign
10 5 (0.29%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.23%) SPSS
12 3 (0.17%) Figma
13 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.12%) Stata
14 1 (0.058%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 34 (1.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 12 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.40%) HFM
3 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.40%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.23%) Magento
5 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.23%) SessionCam
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.17%) Shopify
7 2 (0.12%) Aligne
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 373 (21.45%) Azure
2 242 (13.92%) AWS
3 193 (11.10%) Power Platform
4 149 (8.57%) GCP
5 109 (6.27%) Google Analytics
6 59 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
7 41 (2.36%) Serverless
8 40 (2.30%) GitHub
9 39 (2.24%) PaaS
10 35 (2.01%) Adobe Analytics
11 33 (1.90%) SaaS
12 27 (1.55%) Amazon S3
13 23 (1.32%) Office 365
14 19 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
15 18 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 17 (0.98%) IaaS
16 17 (0.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 15 (0.86%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.73%) Firewall
2 22 (1.27%) DNS
3 21 (1.21%) VPN
4 16 (0.92%) SSL
4 16 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.69%) Intranet
6 10 (0.58%) Broadband
7 9 (0.52%) DHCP
7 9 (0.52%) Network Security
8 8 (0.46%) Internet
9 7 (0.40%) HTTP
9 7 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (0.35%) Wireless
11 5 (0.29%) LAN
11 5 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (0.29%) Skype
11 5 (0.29%) WAN
12 4 (0.23%) 4G
12 4 (0.23%) HSRP
12 4 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
2 202 (11.62%) Big Data
3 192 (11.04%) Power BI
4 126 (7.25%) Tableau
5 114 (6.56%) Data Lake
6 88 (5.06%) SQL Server
7 77 (4.43%) Hadoop
8 66 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.22%) NoSQL
10 51 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 42 (2.42%) MySQL
13 41 (2.36%) Apache Hive
14 36 (2.07%) SAP BW
15 35 (2.01%) BigQuery
15 35 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (1.90%) Oracle Database
17 32 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (1.78%) RDBMS
19 29 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 108 (6.21%) JIRA
2 87 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 72 (4.14%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.04%) Cucumber
4 18 (1.04%) Selenium
5 16 (0.92%) Maven
6 14 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.63%) GitLab
9 10 (0.58%) Ant
9 10 (0.58%) Subversion
9 10 (0.58%) Toad
10 8 (0.46%) Postman
11 7 (0.40%) Axure RP
11 7 (0.40%) JMeter
11 7 (0.40%) SoapUI
11 7 (0.40%) webpack
12 6 (0.35%) Gatling
12 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.29%) gulp
General
1 446 (25.65%) Finance
2 167 (9.60%) Marketing
3 151 (8.68%) Front Office
4 130 (7.48%) Public Sector
5 120 (6.90%) Banking
6 66 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 63 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 62 (3.57%) Telecoms
9 54 (3.11%) Retail
10 46 (2.65%) Electronics
11 45 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 34 (1.96%) Legal
13 22 (1.27%) Games
14 20 (1.15%) Local Government
15 16 (0.92%) Billing
16 12 (0.69%) Back Office
16 12 (0.69%) Law
16 12 (0.69%) Publishing
17 10 (0.58%) Advertising
18 8 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 367 (21.10%) Developer
2 265 (15.24%) Analyst
3 218 (12.54%) Architect
4 127 (7.30%) Data Engineer
5 123 (7.07%) Data Architect
6 110 (6.33%) Data Analyst
7 108 (6.21%) Consultant
8 63 (3.62%) Front Office Developer
8 63 (3.62%) Python Developer
9 55 (3.16%) Business Analyst
10 52 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 51 (2.93%) Data Scientist
12 50 (2.88%) Designer
13 48 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
14 44 (2.53%) Project Manager
15 42 (2.42%) SQL Analyst
16 40 (2.30%) Data Modeller
17 38 (2.19%) SQL Data Analyst
18 37 (2.13%) Python Engineer
19 36 (2.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (6.33%) HTML
2 93 (5.35%) React
3 91 (5.23%) Web Services
4 85 (4.89%) CSS
5 83 (4.77%) .NET
6 81 (4.66%) AngularJS
7 64 (3.68%) Node.js
8 52 (2.99%) HTML5
9 50 (2.88%) JSON
10 48 (2.76%) Kafka
11 43 (2.47%) REST
12 40 (2.30%) Vue.js
12 40 (2.30%) XML
13 33 (1.90%) NumPy
14 32 (1.84%) Shiny
15 25 (1.44%) D3.js
15 25 (1.44%) Pandas
16 23 (1.32%) SOAP
17 22 (1.27%) CSS3
18 21 (1.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 310 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (8.05%) User Experience
3 95 (5.46%) Derivative
4 83 (4.77%) Equities
5 79 (4.54%) Fixed Income
6 65 (3.74%) Hedge funds
7 62 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 56 (3.22%) Management Information System
9 51 (2.93%) Social Media
10 46 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 33 (1.90%) Algorithms
12 32 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
13 29 (1.67%) Credit Risk
14 28 (1.61%) Blog
14 28 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
14 28 (1.61%) Mobile App
15 27 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
15 27 (1.55%) NHS
16 25 (1.44%) Virtual Team
17 24 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 95 (5.46%) Linux
2 65 (3.74%) Windows
3 31 (1.78%) Unix
4 21 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 14 (0.81%) Android
6 10 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.40%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.12%) CentOS
10 2 (0.12%) Solaris
10 2 (0.12%) VMS
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (22.37%) Data Analytics
3 371 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
4 306 (17.60%) Data Modelling
5 215 (12.36%) Data Science
5 215 (12.36%) DevOps
6 201 (11.56%) Machine Learning
6 201 (11.56%) Visualisation
7 177 (10.18%) Data Analysis
8 167 (9.60%) ETL
9 150 (8.63%) Scrum
10 144 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
11 136 (7.82%) Data Architecture
12 122 (7.02%) Data Management
13 114 (6.56%) Artificial Intelligence
14 111 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 109 (6.27%) Software Engineering
16 99 (5.69%) Data Visualisation
17 98 (5.64%) Decision-Making
18 91 (5.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 476 (27.37%) SQL
2 459 (26.39%) Python
3 210 (12.08%) Java
3 210 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 111 (6.38%) R
5 78 (4.49%) C#
6 63 (3.62%) Scala
7 53 (3.05%) C++
8 50 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 38 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 34 (1.96%) TypeScript
11 29 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 28 (1.61%) C
13 26 (1.50%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.38%) VBA
16 21 (1.21%) Go
17 19 (1.09%) Perl
18 13 (0.75%) Apex Code
19 10 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 176 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 135 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 121 (6.96%) Degree
4 22 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.09%) PhD
6 18 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
7 14 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.58%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.58%) PMP
9 9 (0.52%) CISSP
10 7 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 6 (0.35%) CCNA
11 6 (0.35%) CISM
12 5 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 62 (3.57%) QA
3 23 (1.32%) GDPR
4 20 (1.15%) SLA
5 16 (0.92%) PMO
6 6 (0.35%) WCAG
7 5 (0.29%) NIST
8 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.17%) Basel III
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.17%) NCSC
10 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.12%) COSO
10 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.12%) GxP
10 2 (0.12%) IFRS
10 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.058%) COBIT
11 1 (0.058%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (3.68%) Docker
2 19 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.81%) HDFS
4 7 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.29%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 5 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.23%) Firmware
7 3 (0.17%) vSphere
8 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.12%) XenApp
8 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.058%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.058%) Samba
9 1 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 63 (3.62%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.93%) Terraform
3 28 (1.61%) Ansible
4 14 (0.81%) Grafana
5 13 (0.75%) Kibana
5 13 (0.75%) SCCM
6 11 (0.63%) Puppet
6 11 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.35%) CASB
8 6 (0.35%) CloudForms
8 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.23%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.17%) Istio
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.17%) Packer
11 2 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.12%) Kubeflow
11 2 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 205 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 166 (9.55%) Google
3 156 (8.97%) SAP
4 113 (6.50%) Oracle
5 78 (4.49%) Adobe
6 77 (4.43%) Databricks
7 58 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (2.19%) Sparx
9 34 (1.96%) Informatica
10 32 (1.84%) Remedy
11 28 (1.61%) Alteryx
12 27 (1.55%) Splunk
13 25 (1.44%) IBM
14 20 (1.15%) Red Hat
15 19 (1.09%) Teradata
16 14 (0.81%) Talend
17 13 (0.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
18 12 (0.69%) MuleSoft
19 11 (0.63%) Dataiku
19 11 (0.63%) Sage