Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 60 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 +18
Contract jobs citing Analytics 3,986 3,177 2,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.27% 3.57% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 4.25% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,665 2,103 1,907
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £313 £281 £280
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £493 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +9.61% - +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 27 42
England median hourly rate £26.78 £20.00 £22.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.88% -10.34% +6.26%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.30 £13.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £47.00 £56.88
UK median hourly rate £26.78 £21.25 £22.12
% change year-on-year +26.00% -3.91% +5.35%

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 79,171 74,757 81,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.03% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,371 49,864 53,505
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,911 2,050 2,392
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.35 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +7 2,495 £513 +5.13% 780
South East +9 620 £450 +5.88% 206
North of England +15 316 £455 +7.06% 217
Midlands -2 250 £434 +2.06% 117
East of England +10 170 £450 +5.88% 71
North West +8 147 £455 +4.00% 130
Yorkshire -1 131 £475 +11.76% 73
West Midlands -13 128 £425 -4.49% 70
South West +37 126 £450 +12.50% 71
East Midlands +32 119 £450 +12.50% 47
North East +46 45 £500 +21.21% 14
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,142 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 951 (23.86%) Finance
3 939 (23.56%) SQL
4 850 (21.32%) Business Intelligence
5 814 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
6 796 (19.97%) Data Analytics
7 710 (17.81%) Big Data
8 685 (17.19%) Python
9 518 (13.00%) Degree
10 491 (12.32%) Google
11 478 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
12 475 (11.92%) Marketing
13 467 (11.72%) Visualisation
14 463 (11.62%) Java
15 443 (11.11%) Hadoop
16 439 (11.01%) Tableau
17 426 (10.69%) Microsoft
18 412 (10.34%) SQL Server
19 392 (9.83%) Apache Spark
20 387 (9.71%) Google Analytics
20 387 (9.71%) Data Science
21 380 (9.53%) JavaScript
22 379 (9.51%) ETL
23 355 (8.91%) Data Modelling
24 350 (8.78%) User Experience
25 348 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
26 346 (8.68%) R
27 326 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
28 321 (8.05%) HTML
29 320 (8.03%) C#

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
1 392 (9.83%) Apache Spark
2 202 (5.07%) SAS
3 114 (2.86%) Apache
4 109 (2.73%) CMS
5 70 (1.76%) Confluence
6 68 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 64 (1.61%) Apache Pig
8 63 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
9 55 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 40 (1.00%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.73%) Jupyter
11 29 (0.73%) WordPress
12 21 (0.53%) IIS
13 20 (0.50%) nginx
14 18 (0.45%) Drupal
15 17 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
16 14 (0.35%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.35%) JBoss
16 14 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 306 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 109 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 82 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
4 58 (1.46%) Photoshop
5 54 (1.35%) SPSS
6 35 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.75%) MS Visio
8 22 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
9 16 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.30%) InVision
11 11 (0.28%) Chatbot
12 8 (0.20%) HipChat
12 8 (0.20%) Stata
13 6 (0.15%) UserZoom
14 5 (0.13%) Weka
15 4 (0.10%) LaTeX
15 4 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.075%) Camtasia
17 2 (0.050%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 27 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 25 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
3 24 (0.60%) WebTrends
4 19 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
7 12 (0.30%) Endur
8 10 (0.25%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.25%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.25%) Unica
9 9 (0.23%) ReMetrica
9 9 (0.23%) SAP APO
10 8 (0.20%) FastStats
11 7 (0.18%) HFM
11 7 (0.18%) SAP MDM
11 7 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.15%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 387 (9.71%) Google Analytics
2 326 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 297 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 151 (3.79%) Adobe Analytics
5 87 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 68 (1.71%) PaaS
7 64 (1.61%) Amazon S3
8 55 (1.38%) GitHub
9 53 (1.33%) SaaS
10 48 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
11 47 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
12 46 (1.15%) Serverless
13 42 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
13 42 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
14 32 (0.80%) Office 365
15 31 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 30 (0.75%) IaaS
17 28 (0.70%) Data Lake Analytics
18 27 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
19 25 (0.63%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.56%) Firewall
2 56 (1.40%) Internet
3 39 (0.98%) SSL
4 36 (0.90%) HTTP
5 32 (0.80%) SMS
6 27 (0.68%) Network Security
7 24 (0.60%) Bluetooth
8 20 (0.50%) Skype
8 20 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 17 (0.43%) DNS
10 16 (0.40%) LAN
11 15 (0.38%) Intranet
11 15 (0.38%) WAN
12 14 (0.35%) Kerberos
13 13 (0.33%) VPN
14 10 (0.25%) DHCP
14 10 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 710 (17.81%) Big Data
2 478 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
3 443 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 412 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 272 (6.82%) Power BI
6 234 (5.87%) NoSQL
7 202 (5.07%) Apache Hive
8 170 (4.26%) Data Lake
9 166 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 158 (3.96%) Relational Database
11 151 (3.79%) MongoDB
12 130 (3.26%) HBase
13 124 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 107 (2.68%) Data Mining
15 100 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
16 94 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
17 92 (2.31%) MySQL
18 90 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
18 90 (2.26%) QlikView
19 86 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 184 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 178 (4.47%) JIRA
3 151 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 72 (1.81%) Visual Studio
5 46 (1.15%) Subversion
6 44 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 41 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (0.98%) Selenium
8 39 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 38 (0.95%) Mocha
10 37 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
11 32 (0.80%) Axure RP
12 26 (0.65%) Gradle
12 26 (0.65%) Maven
12 26 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
13 24 (0.60%) webpack
14 23 (0.58%) Crashlytics
14 23 (0.58%) Grunt
14 23 (0.58%) Jasmine
15 22 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 951 (23.86%) Finance
2 475 (11.92%) Marketing
3 290 (7.28%) Banking
4 233 (5.85%) Retail
5 194 (4.87%) Front Office
6 100 (2.51%) Legal
7 91 (2.28%) Financial Institution
8 86 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 86 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 80 (2.01%) Advertising
10 77 (1.93%) Games
11 62 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 59 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 48 (1.20%) Publishing
14 43 (1.08%) Law
15 29 (0.73%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.68%) French Language
17 23 (0.58%) Automotive
18 18 (0.45%) Electronics
19 16 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 875 (21.95%) Developer
2 851 (21.35%) Analyst
3 394 (9.88%) Architect
4 275 (6.90%) Consultant
5 255 (6.40%) Data Analyst
6 242 (6.07%) Business Analyst
7 185 (4.64%) Data Engineer
8 153 (3.84%) Data Scientist
9 139 (3.49%) Data Architect
10 136 (3.41%) Project Manager
11 126 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
12 109 (2.73%) Senior Developer
13 101 (2.53%) Designer
14 93 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 89 (2.23%) Analytics Consultant
15 89 (2.23%) User Researcher
16 80 (2.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 78 (1.96%) C# Developer
18 77 (1.93%) Quantitative Developer
19 76 (1.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (8.05%) HTML
2 246 (6.17%) CSS
3 202 (5.07%) .NET
4 164 (4.11%) Kafka
5 161 (4.04%) Node.js
6 151 (3.79%) Web Services
7 148 (3.71%) AngularJS
8 142 (3.56%) HTML5
9 122 (3.06%) REST
10 115 (2.89%) jQuery
11 103 (2.58%) JSON
12 101 (2.53%) React
13 100 (2.51%) XML
14 87 (2.18%) CSS3
15 80 (2.01%) SOAP
16 71 (1.78%) RESTful
17 62 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
18 56 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 55 (1.38%) Spring
20 52 (1.30%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 814 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
2 350 (8.78%) User Experience
3 217 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 141 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 110 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
6 107 (2.68%) Social Media
7 100 (2.51%) Derivative
8 94 (2.36%) Algorithms
9 88 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 68 (1.71%) Data Structures
11 67 (1.68%) Fixed Income
12 55 (1.38%) Equities
13 51 (1.28%) FMCG
13 51 (1.28%) Mobile App
14 49 (1.23%) Credit Risk
15 48 (1.20%) Blog
16 46 (1.15%) Fintech
17 42 (1.05%) Data Centre
18 37 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
19 35 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 318 (7.98%) Linux
2 140 (3.51%) Windows
3 118 (2.96%) Unix
4 44 (1.10%) Android
5 42 (1.05%) CentOS
6 27 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 26 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.30%) VMS
11 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.18%) Debian
13 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.10%) Solaris
16 3 (0.075%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.075%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.025%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,142 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 850 (21.32%) Business Intelligence
3 796 (19.97%) Data Analytics
4 467 (11.72%) Visualisation
5 387 (9.71%) Data Science
6 379 (9.51%) ETL
7 355 (8.91%) Data Modelling
8 348 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 299 (7.50%) Data Analysis
9 299 (7.50%) Machine Learning
9 299 (7.50%) Scrum
10 292 (7.33%) Project Management
11 266 (6.67%) Web Analytics
12 259 (6.50%) E-Commerce
13 258 (6.47%) DevOps
14 242 (6.07%) Data Management
15 231 (5.80%) Mathematics
16 213 (5.34%) CRM
17 212 (5.32%) Data Visualisation
18 189 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 939 (23.56%) SQL
2 685 (17.19%) Python
3 463 (11.62%) Java
4 380 (9.53%) JavaScript
5 346 (8.68%) R
6 320 (8.03%) C#
7 233 (5.85%) Scala
8 146 (3.66%) C++
9 101 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 82 (2.06%) VBA
11 58 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 56 (1.40%) C
13 53 (1.33%) Perl
14 52 (1.30%) PowerShell
15 50 (1.25%) Ruby
16 45 (1.13%) MATLAB
17 43 (1.08%) Shell Script
18 37 (0.93%) ES6
18 37 (0.93%) PHP
19 29 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 518 (13.00%) Degree
2 203 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 140 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.56%) PhD
5 52 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 46 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 45 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
8 30 (0.75%) CISSP
9 21 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 20 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 18 (0.45%) PMP
12 17 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
14 14 (0.35%) CISM
14 14 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (0.28%) CCNP
16 11 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (5.12%) Data Quality
2 142 (3.56%) QA
3 74 (1.86%) GDPR
4 52 (1.30%) PMO
5 34 (0.85%) SLA
6 26 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.40%) IFRS
8 14 (0.35%) EMIR
8 14 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 13 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.30%) MiFID
10 12 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 11 (0.28%) GCP
12 10 (0.25%) IFRS 9
12 10 (0.25%) WAI
13 7 (0.18%) GxP
14 6 (0.15%) ISO 20022
15 4 (0.10%) HL7
15 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 121 (3.04%) Docker
2 99 (2.48%) HDFS
3 92 (2.31%) Apache Flume
4 42 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 28 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.18%) Samba
6 7 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.18%) XenApp
7 4 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.075%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.075%) KVM
8 3 (0.075%) pfSense
8 3 (0.075%) vSphere
9 2 (0.050%) IAG
9 2 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.050%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.025%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.025%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 81 (2.03%) Oozie
2 61 (1.53%) Ansible
3 50 (1.25%) Terraform
4 43 (1.08%) Puppet
5 30 (0.75%) Grafana
6 29 (0.73%) Kubernetes
7 24 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 22 (0.55%) Kibana
9 21 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (0.38%) SCCM
12 9 (0.23%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.18%) Ambari
13 7 (0.18%) Control-M
13 7 (0.18%) logstash
13 7 (0.18%) Matomo
13 7 (0.18%) Mesos
13 7 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.15%) EdgeSight
14 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 491 (12.32%) Google
2 439 (11.01%) Tableau
3 426 (10.69%) Microsoft
4 289 (7.25%) Oracle
5 261 (6.55%) Adobe
6 227 (5.69%) SAP
7 154 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
8 103 (2.58%) Cloudera
9 100 (2.51%) IBM
10 93 (2.33%) Cognos
11 81 (2.03%) Hortonworks
12 68 (1.71%) Informatica
13 61 (1.53%) Talend
14 58 (1.46%) Alteryx
14 58 (1.46%) Splunk
15 49 (1.23%) MapR
16 42 (1.05%) Tealium
17 38 (0.95%) ServiceNow
18 36 (0.90%) Sitecore
19 31 (0.78%) Omniture