Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 75
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,107 3,632 3,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.36% 3.97% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 4.63% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,618 2,381 1,977
England median daily rate £500 £498 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +13.07% -2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £272
90th Percentile £675 £675 £639
UK median daily rate £488 £488 £435
% change year-on-year - +12.07% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 50
England median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +62.96% -16.03%
10th Percentile £13.90 £17.00 £15.95
90th Percentile £57.20 £53.75 £46.08
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £31.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% +51.22% -10.87%

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 81,241 78,493 84,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.90% 85.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,247 52,460 56,108
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,179 1,864 2,221
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 2,537 £500 - 713
South East +6 646 £475 +5.56% 177
North of England -9 345 £425 - 223
Midlands +3 252 £435 +8.75% 134
East of England +40 182 £450 -8.86% 82
North West -12 166 £425 - 116
West Midlands -7 158 £425 +6.25% 75
Yorkshire -13 142 £425 -5.56% 77
South West +8 130 £500 +14.94% 93
East Midlands +20 91 £475 +5.56% 59
North East -11 41 £438 -14.63% 30
South Coast - 4 - -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,371 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,181 (28.76%) SQL
3 977 (23.79%) Finance
4 883 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
5 844 (20.55%) Data Analytics
6 807 (19.65%) Python
7 755 (18.38%) Big Data
8 681 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
9 561 (13.66%) Microsoft
10 553 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 545 (13.27%) JavaScript
12 515 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
13 511 (12.44%) Data Science
14 499 (12.15%) Hadoop
15 494 (12.03%) Java
16 489 (11.91%) Visualisation
17 464 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
18 458 (11.15%) Google
19 448 (10.91%) Degree
20 427 (10.40%) Marketing
21 426 (10.37%) SQL Server
22 421 (10.25%) ETL
23 415 (10.10%) DevOps
24 399 (9.72%) Data Modelling
25 391 (9.52%) HTML
26 385 (9.37%) User Experience
27 384 (9.35%) Apache Spark
27 384 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
28 378 (9.20%) Scrum
29 361 (8.79%) Machine Learning

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
1 384 (9.35%) Apache Spark
2 154 (3.75%) SAS
3 134 (3.26%) CMS
4 109 (2.65%) Apache
5 107 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 96 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
7 85 (2.07%) Confluence
8 75 (1.83%) nginx
9 74 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 42 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 29 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 26 (0.63%) Drupal
13 24 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
14 20 (0.49%) IIS
15 19 (0.46%) WordPress
16 18 (0.44%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.41%) Jupyter
18 16 (0.39%) Apache Pig
18 16 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 249 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 81 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 30 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (0.66%) InVision
7 21 (0.51%) SPSS
8 17 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
9 13 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 7 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.15%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.073%) UXPin
14 2 (0.049%) ImageReady
14 2 (0.049%) Stata
15 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.024%) InDesign
15 1 (0.024%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 44 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 23 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.46%) Eloqua
5 17 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 15 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.29%) HFM
8 11 (0.27%) PolarLake
8 11 (0.27%) SAP MM
9 10 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 10 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 9 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
10 9 (0.22%) SAP BPC
10 9 (0.22%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
11 7 (0.17%) SAP APO
11 7 (0.17%) SAP MDM
12 6 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 553 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 515 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
3 343 (8.35%) Google Analytics
4 124 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 104 (2.53%) GitHub
6 99 (2.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 99 (2.41%) PaaS
7 93 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
8 91 (2.22%) Amazon S3
9 73 (1.78%) IaaS
10 72 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
11 70 (1.70%) SaaS
12 69 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
13 63 (1.53%) Google Tag Manager
14 62 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
15 55 (1.34%) Office 365
16 50 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
17 48 (1.17%) Serverless
18 44 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 43 (1.05%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.31%) Firewall
2 69 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 68 (1.66%) SSL
4 57 (1.39%) Internet
5 56 (1.36%) HTTP
6 32 (0.78%) SSH
7 31 (0.75%) LAN
8 29 (0.71%) DNS
8 29 (0.71%) WAN
9 28 (0.68%) VPN
10 26 (0.63%) Network Security
11 22 (0.54%) SMS
12 16 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (0.37%) Skype
14 13 (0.32%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.24%) SAN
15 10 (0.24%) Wireless
16 9 (0.22%) WLAN
17 8 (0.19%) Intranet
18 6 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 755 (18.38%) Big Data
2 499 (12.15%) Hadoop
3 464 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
4 426 (10.37%) SQL Server
5 335 (8.16%) Power BI
6 279 (6.79%) NoSQL
7 242 (5.89%) Relational Database
8 228 (5.55%) Data Lake
9 227 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 212 (5.16%) Apache Hive
11 167 (4.07%) MongoDB
12 143 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 124 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 114 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
15 105 (2.56%) MySQL
16 93 (2.26%) OLAP
16 93 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
17 90 (2.19%) Data Mining
18 88 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
19 86 (2.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 304 (7.40%) Git (software)
2 235 (5.72%) JIRA
3 231 (5.62%) Jenkins
4 125 (3.04%) Selenium
5 103 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 96 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 67 (1.63%) IntelliJ
8 64 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 62 (1.51%) gulp
10 58 (1.41%) Gatling
10 58 (1.41%) Grunt
10 58 (1.41%) Maven
11 57 (1.39%) TeamCity
12 56 (1.36%) Ant
13 55 (1.34%) Bitbucket
14 52 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 48 (1.17%) Sublime Text
16 44 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
17 39 (0.95%) Axure RP
18 38 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 977 (23.79%) Finance
2 427 (10.40%) Marketing
3 314 (7.65%) Banking
4 206 (5.02%) Retail
5 156 (3.80%) Front Office
6 115 (2.80%) Legal
7 106 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 81 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 78 (1.90%) Publishing
10 63 (1.53%) Investment Banking
11 52 (1.27%) Advertising
12 49 (1.19%) Law
13 45 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 38 (0.93%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.56%) Back Office
16 21 (0.51%) Games
17 15 (0.37%) Electronics
18 12 (0.29%) French Language
19 11 (0.27%) Billing
20 10 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,058 (25.76%) Developer
2 738 (17.97%) Analyst
3 375 (9.13%) Architect
4 253 (6.16%) Consultant
5 245 (5.97%) Data Engineer
6 236 (5.75%) Data Analyst
7 222 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 142 (3.46%) Designer
9 137 (3.34%) Data Architect
10 131 (3.19%) Data Scientist
11 128 (3.12%) Java Developer
12 126 (3.07%) Project Manager
13 123 (2.99%) Senior Developer
14 117 (2.85%) Big Data Engineer
15 115 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 109 (2.65%) C# Developer
17 95 (2.31%) SQL Developer
18 94 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
19 85 (2.07%) .NET Developer
19 85 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (9.52%) HTML
2 318 (7.74%) CSS
3 258 (6.28%) Kafka
4 253 (6.16%) .NET
5 188 (4.58%) AngularJS
6 181 (4.41%) Node.js
7 175 (4.26%) Web Services
8 171 (4.16%) REST
9 157 (3.82%) React
10 154 (3.75%) HTML5
11 146 (3.55%) jQuery
12 126 (3.07%) JSON
13 124 (3.02%) XML
14 100 (2.43%) Spring
15 79 (1.92%) RESTful
16 75 (1.83%) Gherkin
17 71 (1.73%) CSS3
18 66 (1.61%) ASP.NET
18 66 (1.61%) Middleware
19 60 (1.46%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 681 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
2 385 (9.37%) User Experience
3 216 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 194 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 151 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 109 (2.65%) Derivative
7 106 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 95 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
9 78 (1.90%) Mobile App
10 77 (1.87%) Fixed Income
11 70 (1.70%) Social Media
12 69 (1.68%) Equities
13 68 (1.66%) Data Structures
13 68 (1.66%) Fintech
14 62 (1.51%) Blog
15 55 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 53 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 40 (0.97%) Reference Data
18 37 (0.90%) NHS
19 36 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 323 (7.86%) Linux
2 226 (5.50%) Windows
3 182 (4.43%) Unix
4 72 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 54 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 43 (1.05%) Android
8 42 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 31 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.51%) CentOS
11 19 (0.46%) Solaris
12 15 (0.37%) AIX
13 13 (0.32%) VMS
14 12 (0.29%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.097%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,371 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
2 883 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
3 844 (20.55%) Data Analytics
4 511 (12.44%) Data Science
5 489 (11.91%) Visualisation
6 421 (10.25%) ETL
7 415 (10.10%) DevOps
8 399 (9.72%) Data Modelling
9 384 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
10 378 (9.20%) Scrum
11 361 (8.79%) Machine Learning
12 321 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 285 (6.94%) Data Analysis
14 254 (6.18%) Project Management
15 252 (6.14%) Open Source
15 252 (6.14%) Test Automation
16 242 (5.89%) Data Visualisation
17 239 (5.82%) Migration
18 235 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
19 221 (5.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,181 (28.76%) SQL
2 807 (19.65%) Python
3 545 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 494 (12.03%) Java
5 326 (7.94%) C#
6 259 (6.31%) R
7 225 (5.48%) Scala
8 123 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 121 (2.95%) C++
9 121 (2.95%) Ruby
10 109 (2.65%) Perl
11 105 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 102 (2.48%) VBA
13 72 (1.75%) Bash Shell
14 64 (1.56%) Groovy
14 64 (1.56%) MATLAB
15 62 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 53 (1.29%) C
17 49 (1.19%) PHP
18 48 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 448 (10.91%) Degree
2 181 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 147 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 71 (1.73%) PhD
5 63 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 42 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 38 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 26 (0.63%) CISSP
8 26 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 22 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (0.51%) ISEB
11 21 (0.51%) PMP
12 20 (0.49%) CISM
13 17 (0.41%) MBA
14 14 (0.34%) CCNA
14 14 (0.34%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.32%) AWS Certification
15 13 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.48%) Data Quality
2 206 (5.02%) QA
3 79 (1.92%) GDPR
4 39 (0.95%) SLA
5 30 (0.73%) HL7
6 29 (0.71%) PMO
7 20 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
7 20 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.22%) FedRAMP
9 9 (0.22%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.19%) COBIT
10 8 (0.19%) GxP
11 7 (0.17%) IFRS
11 7 (0.17%) IFRS 9
11 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 219 (5.33%) Docker
2 93 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.44%) HDFS
4 53 (1.29%) Apache Flume
5 20 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.17%) BitLocker
7 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.15%) vCloud
9 4 (0.097%) KVM
9 4 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.097%) NFS
10 3 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.073%) pfSense
10 3 (0.073%) Samba
11 2 (0.049%) Ceph
11 2 (0.049%) Firmware
11 2 (0.049%) Squid
Systems Management
1 101 (2.46%) Ansible
2 100 (2.43%) Puppet
3 95 (2.31%) Kubernetes
4 80 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (1.85%) Oozie
6 74 (1.80%) Kibana
7 71 (1.73%) Terraform
8 61 (1.49%) Grafana
9 27 (0.66%) Nagios
10 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 21 (0.51%) SCCM
11 18 (0.44%) Graphite
12 16 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
13 15 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
13 15 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
14 14 (0.34%) Prometheus
15 13 (0.32%) CASB
15 13 (0.32%) ZABBIX
16 12 (0.29%) Mesos
17 10 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 561 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 458 (11.15%) Google
3 323 (7.86%) Tableau
4 281 (6.84%) Oracle
5 208 (5.06%) Adobe
6 201 (4.89%) SAP
7 129 (3.14%) Splunk
8 116 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 84 (2.05%) Alteryx
10 76 (1.85%) Informatica
11 68 (1.66%) Cloudera
12 62 (1.51%) IBM
13 58 (1.41%) Talend
14 53 (1.29%) Teradata
15 45 (1.10%) Cognos
16 37 (0.90%) Cisco
16 37 (0.90%) Databricks
16 37 (0.90%) Tealium
17 34 (0.83%) ServiceNow
18 30 (0.73%) Omniture