Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 51 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,231 3,849 3,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.40% 4.08% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 4.74% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,699 2,491 2,044
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £315 £310 £270
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 57 41
England median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +44.44% -
10th Percentile £16.10 £17.50 £16.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £62.10 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.83% +33.33% +2.27%

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 83,390 81,175 81,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.77% 86.06% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,927 54,662 54,273
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,095 1,892 2,265
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.98 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor 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 10 December 2018. 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 +3 2,605 £511 -0.24% 759
South East +7 692 £478 +2.74% 184
North of England -11 341 £440 -2.22% 215
Midlands +4 273 £450 +12.50% 129
East of England +17 183 £475 -5.00% 74
West Midlands -6 177 £438 +9.38% 80
North West -5 166 £450 -3.23% 122
Yorkshire -22 132 £450 -5.26% 73
South West -20 124 £493 +5.07% 87
East Midlands +17 92 £500 +11.11% 49
North East -4 47 £425 -22.02% 20
South Coast - 4 - -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 1,479 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,270 (30.02%) SQL
3 980 (23.16%) Finance
4 883 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
5 874 (20.66%) Data Analytics
6 872 (20.61%) Python
7 751 (17.75%) Big Data
8 743 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
9 642 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 613 (14.49%) Microsoft
11 581 (13.73%) Data Science
12 580 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
13 558 (13.19%) Java
14 548 (12.95%) JavaScript
15 507 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
16 490 (11.58%) Visualisation
17 489 (11.56%) Hadoop
18 481 (11.37%) Google
19 477 (11.27%) Degree
19 477 (11.27%) DevOps
20 444 (10.49%) ETL
21 439 (10.38%) Marketing
22 435 (10.28%) Data Modelling
23 430 (10.16%) SQL Server
24 424 (10.02%) Machine Learning
25 422 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
26 407 (9.62%) HTML
27 380 (8.98%) Scrum
28 376 (8.89%) Apache Spark
29 369 (8.72%) User Experience

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
1 376 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 165 (3.90%) SAS
3 150 (3.55%) CMS
4 121 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 111 (2.62%) Apache
6 95 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 93 (2.20%) Confluence
8 72 (1.70%) Tomcat
9 70 (1.65%) nginx
10 61 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 37 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 27 (0.64%) Apache Solr
13 26 (0.61%) Drupal
14 24 (0.57%) JBoss
15 23 (0.54%) IIS
16 20 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
17 19 (0.45%) WordPress
18 16 (0.38%) Apache Pig
18 16 (0.38%) Jupyter
18 16 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 264 (6.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.11%) Photoshop
5 41 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.95%) InVision
7 35 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
9 23 (0.54%) SPSS
10 14 (0.33%) Chatbot
11 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.071%) UserZoom
14 3 (0.071%) UXPin
15 2 (0.047%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.047%) InDesign
15 2 (0.047%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.047%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 17 (0.40%) Eloqua
5 14 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.26%) FastStats
7 11 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (0.26%) SAP BPC
7 11 (0.26%) SAP MM
8 10 (0.24%) HFM
9 9 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.21%) PolarLake
10 8 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
11 7 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
11 7 (0.17%) SAP APO
11 7 (0.17%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.17%) SAP MDM
11 7 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 642 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 580 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
3 330 (7.80%) Google Analytics
4 170 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 129 (3.05%) PaaS
6 116 (2.74%) GitHub
7 112 (2.65%) Adobe Analytics
8 110 (2.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 100 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
10 99 (2.34%) Amazon S3
11 92 (2.17%) IaaS
12 75 (1.77%) SaaS
13 74 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
14 63 (1.49%) Office 365
15 58 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
16 57 (1.35%) Data Lake Analytics
17 54 (1.28%) Google Tag Manager
18 49 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
19 45 (1.06%) Serverless
20 44 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.27%) Firewall
2 81 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 79 (1.87%) SSL
4 69 (1.63%) Internet
5 59 (1.39%) HTTP
6 36 (0.85%) LAN
7 34 (0.80%) WAN
8 33 (0.78%) SSH
9 31 (0.73%) DNS
10 27 (0.64%) VPN
11 22 (0.52%) Skype
12 21 (0.50%) Network Security
13 19 (0.45%) SMS
14 15 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.28%) SAN
16 11 (0.26%) Kerberos
17 10 (0.24%) Wireless
18 9 (0.21%) NetScaler
18 9 (0.21%) WLAN
19 8 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (17.75%) Big Data
2 507 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
3 489 (11.56%) Hadoop
4 430 (10.16%) SQL Server
5 339 (8.01%) Power BI
6 312 (7.37%) NoSQL
7 275 (6.50%) Data Lake
8 255 (6.03%) Relational Database
9 243 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 223 (5.27%) Apache Hive
11 193 (4.56%) MongoDB
12 133 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 125 (2.95%) Amazon Redshift
14 116 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 111 (2.62%) MySQL
16 99 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
17 94 (2.22%) HBase
18 86 (2.03%) Data Mining
19 85 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
20 81 (1.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 304 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 274 (6.48%) JIRA
3 265 (6.26%) Jenkins
4 142 (3.36%) Selenium
5 127 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 106 (2.51%) Cucumber
7 75 (1.77%) Visual Studio
8 74 (1.75%) gulp
9 68 (1.61%) IntelliJ
10 63 (1.49%) Gatling
10 63 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 62 (1.47%) Ant
11 62 (1.47%) Grunt
12 59 (1.39%) Bitbucket
12 59 (1.39%) Maven
13 56 (1.32%) Sublime Text
14 48 (1.13%) JUnit
14 48 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
15 43 (1.02%) GitLab
16 42 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 980 (23.16%) Finance
2 439 (10.38%) Marketing
3 341 (8.06%) Banking
4 230 (5.44%) Retail
5 177 (4.18%) Front Office
6 126 (2.98%) Legal
7 113 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 89 (2.10%) Publishing
9 79 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 64 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 56 (1.32%) Advertising
12 48 (1.13%) Law
13 46 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 24 (0.57%) Games
16 17 (0.40%) Back Office
17 15 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.28%) Electronics
19 11 (0.26%) Billing
19 11 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,044 (24.68%) Developer
2 733 (17.32%) Analyst
3 394 (9.31%) Architect
4 285 (6.74%) Data Engineer
5 236 (5.58%) Consultant
6 232 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 211 (4.99%) Data Analyst
8 164 (3.88%) Data Scientist
9 149 (3.52%) Data Architect
10 148 (3.50%) Java Developer
11 144 (3.40%) Designer
12 134 (3.17%) Project Manager
13 122 (2.88%) Big Data Engineer
14 118 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
15 108 (2.55%) Senior Developer
16 103 (2.43%) C# Developer
17 97 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
18 89 (2.10%) SQL Developer
19 88 (2.08%) AWS Engineer
20 84 (1.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (9.62%) HTML
2 306 (7.23%) CSS
3 260 (6.15%) .NET
4 249 (5.89%) Kafka
5 206 (4.87%) Node.js
6 203 (4.80%) Web Services
7 188 (4.44%) HTML5
8 187 (4.42%) AngularJS
9 178 (4.21%) REST
10 166 (3.92%) XML
11 150 (3.55%) React
12 129 (3.05%) jQuery
12 129 (3.05%) JSON
13 106 (2.51%) Spring
14 100 (2.36%) SOAP
15 97 (2.29%) RESTful
16 80 (1.89%) Gherkin
17 78 (1.84%) ASP.NET
18 67 (1.58%) Natural Language Processing
19 65 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 743 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (8.72%) User Experience
3 230 (5.44%) Algorithms
4 159 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 103 (2.43%) Derivative
6 97 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 96 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 95 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
9 87 (2.06%) Equities
10 83 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 80 (1.89%) Social Media
12 76 (1.80%) Fintech
13 62 (1.47%) Fixed Income
14 61 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
15 59 (1.39%) Blog
16 58 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 46 (1.09%) Virtual Team
18 43 (1.02%) Data Centre
19 40 (0.95%) NHS
20 38 (0.90%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 309 (7.30%) Linux
2 249 (5.89%) Windows
3 183 (4.33%) Unix
4 72 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 56 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 47 (1.11%) Android
9 32 (0.76%) CentOS
10 29 (0.69%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.35%) Solaris
11 15 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.33%) AIX
13 11 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.17%) VMS
17 4 (0.095%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.095%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.071%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,479 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
2 883 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
3 874 (20.66%) Data Analytics
4 581 (13.73%) Data Science
5 490 (11.58%) Visualisation
6 477 (11.27%) DevOps
7 444 (10.49%) ETL
8 435 (10.28%) Data Modelling
9 424 (10.02%) Machine Learning
10 422 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
11 380 (8.98%) Scrum
12 325 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 311 (7.35%) Data Analysis
14 284 (6.71%) Project Management
15 274 (6.48%) Test Automation
16 262 (6.19%) Data Visualisation
17 259 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
18 258 (6.10%) Open Source
19 256 (6.05%) Computer Science
20 236 (5.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,270 (30.02%) SQL
2 872 (20.61%) Python
3 558 (13.19%) Java
4 548 (12.95%) JavaScript
5 325 (7.68%) C#
6 308 (7.28%) R
7 221 (5.22%) Scala
8 145 (3.43%) PowerShell
9 123 (2.91%) T-SQL
10 121 (2.86%) Ruby
11 115 (2.72%) C++
12 114 (2.69%) Perl
13 100 (2.36%) VBA
14 83 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 80 (1.89%) MATLAB
16 68 (1.61%) Groovy
17 66 (1.56%) PL/SQL
18 52 (1.23%) Haskell
19 51 (1.21%) TypeScript
20 50 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 477 (11.27%) Degree
2 178 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 155 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 93 (2.20%) PhD
5 84 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 66 (1.56%) Master's Degree
7 41 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
8 31 (0.73%) CISSP
9 27 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 23 (0.54%) CISM
12 22 (0.52%) MBA
13 20 (0.47%) ISEB
14 19 (0.45%) PMP
15 17 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (0.31%) CISA
16 13 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.26%) CEH
17 11 (0.26%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.32%) QA
2 196 (4.63%) Data Quality
3 87 (2.06%) GDPR
4 39 (0.92%) SLA
5 38 (0.90%) HL7
6 33 (0.78%) PMO
7 25 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
9 13 (0.31%) WCAG
10 9 (0.21%) FedRAMP
10 9 (0.21%) HIPAA
11 8 (0.19%) GxP
11 8 (0.19%) IFRS
11 8 (0.19%) IFRS 9
11 8 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.14%) WAI
14 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.071%) EMIR
System Software
1 245 (5.79%) Docker
2 99 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 67 (1.58%) Apache Flume
4 57 (1.35%) HDFS
5 38 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.12%) Firmware
10 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.071%) KVM
12 3 (0.071%) vCloud
12 3 (0.071%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.047%) Btrfs
13 2 (0.047%) pfSense
13 2 (0.047%) Snort
Systems Management
1 126 (2.98%) Ansible
2 123 (2.91%) Puppet
3 122 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 85 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (1.89%) Kibana
6 74 (1.75%) Terraform
7 72 (1.70%) Oozie
8 69 (1.63%) Grafana
9 27 (0.64%) Nagios
10 23 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
10 23 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.50%) Graphite
12 20 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
13 18 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.38%) SCCM
15 15 (0.35%) CASB
16 14 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
16 14 (0.33%) Packer
17 13 (0.31%) Prometheus
18 11 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 613 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 481 (11.37%) Google
3 317 (7.49%) Tableau
4 293 (6.93%) Oracle
5 248 (5.86%) Adobe
6 177 (4.18%) SAP
7 128 (3.03%) Splunk
8 91 (2.15%) Alteryx
8 91 (2.15%) Cloudera
9 90 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 74 (1.75%) Informatica
11 59 (1.39%) Talend
12 53 (1.25%) Databricks
12 53 (1.25%) Hortonworks
13 52 (1.23%) ServiceNow
14 50 (1.18%) IBM
15 47 (1.11%) Teradata
16 45 (1.06%) Cognos
17 40 (0.95%) Cisco
18 37 (0.87%) Red Hat