Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 53 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,321 3,496 2,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.59% 3.96% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 4.62% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,811 2,272 1,865
England median daily rate £500 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +9.61% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £286
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 45
England median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.00% +13.64% -9.20%
10th Percentile £13.84 £14.75 £16.00
90th Percentile £54.38 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +40.00% +12.36% -8.17%

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 81,239 75,684 85,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.32% 85.76% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,090 49,927 57,122
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £265
90th Percentile £638 £625 £608
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,192 1,885 2,062
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £24.86 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.45% +5.79% +8.60%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -1 2,653 £513 +2.40% 669
South East +25 709 £463 +5.71% 150
North of England +4 372 £425 - 178
Midlands +14 259 £425 +7.59% 112
East of England +23 175 £450 +5.88% 84
North West +9 168 £425 - 109
Yorkshire +2 154 £425 -4.23% 54
West Midlands -3 147 £425 +6.25% 61
South West +28 137 £450 +5.88% 78
East Midlands +10 108 £442 +16.25% 51
North East +2 54 £425 -19.05% 15
South Coast - 1 - -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,445 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,311 (30.34%) SQL
3 1,049 (24.28%) Finance
4 960 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 898 (20.78%) Data Analytics
6 895 (20.71%) Big Data
7 890 (20.60%) Python
8 751 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
9 596 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
10 588 (13.61%) Hadoop
11 569 (13.17%) Data Science
12 551 (12.75%) Microsoft
13 534 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 533 (12.34%) JavaScript
15 527 (12.20%) Visualisation
16 504 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
17 493 (11.41%) Degree
18 489 (11.32%) Java
19 478 (11.06%) Data Modelling
20 477 (11.04%) Google
21 471 (10.90%) ETL
22 458 (10.60%) Marketing
23 456 (10.55%) SQL Server
23 456 (10.55%) Apache Spark
24 433 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
25 425 (9.84%) User Experience
26 403 (9.33%) HTML
27 393 (9.10%) Machine Learning
28 380 (8.79%) DevOps
29 376 (8.70%) Tableau

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
1 456 (10.55%) Apache Spark
2 190 (4.40%) SAS
3 132 (3.05%) Apache
4 119 (2.75%) CMS
5 97 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 83 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 67 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 66 (1.53%) nginx
9 65 (1.50%) Confluence
10 55 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 36 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 33 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 29 (0.67%) Apache Pig
14 27 (0.62%) Jupyter
14 27 (0.62%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.58%) IIS
16 24 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
17 23 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
18 21 (0.49%) WordPress
19 19 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 289 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 74 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 32 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.62%) InVision
7 21 (0.49%) SPSS
8 20 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
8 20 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.23%) Chatbot
10 10 (0.23%) Stata
10 10 (0.23%) UserZoom
11 9 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.069%) HipChat
12 3 (0.069%) UXPin
13 2 (0.046%) ImageReady
14 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.023%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 49 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 23 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
4 19 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 17 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
6 15 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.30%) PolarLake
8 11 (0.25%) HFM
9 10 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 10 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 10 (0.23%) SAP HR
10 9 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.19%) Summit
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.16%) SAP APO
12 7 (0.16%) SAP MM
13 6 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 534 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 504 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
3 373 (8.63%) Google Analytics
4 134 (3.10%) Adobe Analytics
5 126 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 93 (2.15%) Amazon S3
6 93 (2.15%) Azure Data Factory
7 78 (1.81%) PaaS
8 77 (1.78%) GitHub
9 65 (1.50%) Google Tag Manager
10 63 (1.46%) SaaS
11 61 (1.41%) IaaS
12 60 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
13 56 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 54 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
15 47 (1.09%) Serverless
16 44 (1.02%) Data Lake Analytics
17 42 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
18 39 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
19 37 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.48%) SSL
2 61 (1.41%) Firewall
3 59 (1.37%) HTTP
4 46 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 41 (0.95%) Internet
6 29 (0.67%) SMS
7 23 (0.53%) DNS
7 23 (0.53%) Kerberos
8 22 (0.51%) Network Security
9 21 (0.49%) VPN
10 19 (0.44%) LAN
11 17 (0.39%) SSH
12 14 (0.32%) WAN
13 11 (0.25%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.16%) Intranet
15 7 (0.16%) SAN
16 6 (0.14%) Calico
16 6 (0.14%) SNA
17 5 (0.12%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 895 (20.71%) Big Data
2 596 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 588 (13.61%) Hadoop
4 456 (10.55%) SQL Server
5 353 (8.17%) Power BI
6 280 (6.48%) NoSQL
7 255 (5.90%) Apache Hive
8 244 (5.65%) Relational Database
9 236 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 229 (5.30%) Data Lake
11 173 (4.00%) MongoDB
12 152 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 147 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 133 (3.08%) OLAP
15 124 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
16 119 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
17 118 (2.73%) Data Mining
18 110 (2.55%) HBase
19 105 (2.43%) Star Schema
20 96 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 290 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 228 (5.28%) JIRA
3 217 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 97 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
5 83 (1.92%) Selenium
6 70 (1.62%) Visual Studio
7 64 (1.48%) Cucumber
8 55 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 51 (1.18%) Axure RP
10 47 (1.09%) Maven
11 46 (1.06%) Ant
11 46 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 45 (1.04%) Grunt
12 45 (1.04%) IntelliJ
13 43 (1.00%) webpack
14 42 (0.97%) gulp
15 38 (0.88%) Bitbucket
15 38 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
16 34 (0.79%) Gatling
17 28 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 1,049 (24.28%) Finance
2 458 (10.60%) Marketing
3 289 (6.69%) Banking
4 230 (5.32%) Retail
5 148 (3.43%) Front Office
6 92 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 87 (2.01%) Legal
8 74 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 58 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 57 (1.32%) Publishing
11 56 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 54 (1.25%) Advertising
13 42 (0.97%) Games
14 40 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.88%) Law
16 33 (0.76%) Back Office
17 19 (0.44%) Electronics
18 16 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 14 (0.32%) French Language
20 13 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,077 (24.92%) Developer
2 795 (18.40%) Analyst
3 384 (8.89%) Architect
4 337 (7.80%) Data Engineer
5 260 (6.02%) Data Analyst
6 244 (5.65%) Consultant
7 220 (5.09%) Business Analyst
8 161 (3.73%) Data Architect
9 146 (3.38%) Data Scientist
10 141 (3.26%) Big Data Engineer
11 138 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 136 (3.15%) Designer
13 134 (3.10%) Project Manager
14 127 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 109 (2.52%) Java Developer
16 107 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
17 104 (2.41%) User Researcher
18 97 (2.24%) C# Developer
19 96 (2.22%) SQL Developer
20 88 (2.04%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (9.33%) HTML
2 312 (7.22%) CSS
3 298 (6.90%) Kafka
4 240 (5.55%) .NET
5 191 (4.42%) AngularJS
6 170 (3.93%) HTML5
7 165 (3.82%) React
8 158 (3.66%) REST
9 156 (3.61%) jQuery
10 153 (3.54%) Node.js
11 149 (3.45%) Web Services
12 141 (3.26%) XML
13 122 (2.82%) JSON
14 89 (2.06%) RESTful
15 86 (1.99%) CSS3
16 81 (1.87%) Spring
17 64 (1.48%) ASP.NET
18 61 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
19 56 (1.30%) D3.js
20 55 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 751 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
2 425 (9.84%) User Experience
3 236 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 211 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 167 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 112 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 111 (2.57%) Derivative
8 105 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 103 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 93 (2.15%) Fixed Income
11 88 (2.04%) Data Structures
12 68 (1.57%) Blog
12 68 (1.57%) Social Media
13 64 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 59 (1.37%) Equities
14 59 (1.37%) Fintech
15 52 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 40 (0.93%) Credit Risk
16 40 (0.93%) Reference Data
17 38 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 345 (7.98%) Linux
2 218 (5.05%) Windows
3 166 (3.84%) Unix
4 57 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 57 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 45 (1.04%) Android
6 41 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.39%) Solaris
7 17 (0.39%) VMS
7 17 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.37%) CentOS
9 14 (0.32%) AIX
10 6 (0.14%) DC/OS
11 4 (0.093%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.069%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.046%) Debian
13 2 (0.046%) Fedora
13 2 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,445 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 960 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 898 (20.78%) Data Analytics
4 569 (13.17%) Data Science
5 527 (12.20%) Visualisation
6 478 (11.06%) Data Modelling
7 471 (10.90%) ETL
8 433 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
9 393 (9.10%) Machine Learning
10 380 (8.79%) DevOps
11 372 (8.61%) Scrum
12 346 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 310 (7.17%) Data Analysis
14 261 (6.04%) Data Visualisation
15 254 (5.88%) E-Commerce
16 243 (5.62%) Migration
17 241 (5.58%) Open Source
18 235 (5.44%) Decision-Making
19 232 (5.37%) Project Management
19 232 (5.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,311 (30.34%) SQL
2 890 (20.60%) Python
3 533 (12.34%) JavaScript
4 489 (11.32%) Java
5 343 (7.94%) C#
6 321 (7.43%) R
7 264 (6.11%) Scala
8 146 (3.38%) C++
9 132 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 103 (2.38%) VBA
11 90 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 89 (2.06%) Perl
13 85 (1.97%) Ruby
14 84 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 73 (1.69%) C
16 68 (1.57%) MATLAB
17 63 (1.46%) Shell Script
18 49 (1.13%) Bash Shell
19 45 (1.04%) TypeScript
20 44 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 493 (11.41%) Degree
2 205 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 167 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 69 (1.60%) PhD
6 44 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 38 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
8 29 (0.67%) CISSP
8 29 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 23 (0.53%) CISM
11 23 (0.53%) PMP
12 19 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
13 16 (0.37%) MBA
14 14 (0.32%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
15 13 (0.30%) BC Cleared
15 13 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (6.92%) Data Quality
2 169 (3.91%) QA
3 102 (2.36%) GDPR
4 42 (0.97%) GCP
5 39 (0.90%) SLA
6 28 (0.65%) PMO
7 21 (0.49%) HL7
8 20 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
9 18 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.30%) COBIT
11 12 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 11 (0.25%) IFRS
13 10 (0.23%) IFRS 9
13 10 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (0.16%) MiFID
15 7 (0.16%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.14%) WCAG
17 3 (0.069%) EMIR
17 3 (0.069%) GxP
System Software
1 182 (4.21%) Docker
2 72 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 68 (1.57%) HDFS
4 65 (1.50%) Apache Flume
5 23 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (0.19%) XenApp
8 8 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.19%) XenServer
9 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.14%) vCloud
11 3 (0.069%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.046%) Btrfs
12 2 (0.046%) Ceph
12 2 (0.046%) Firmware
12 2 (0.046%) KVM
12 2 (0.046%) NFS
12 2 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 112 (2.59%) Oozie
2 85 (1.97%) Puppet
3 78 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 72 (1.67%) Ansible
5 68 (1.57%) Terraform
6 62 (1.43%) Kibana
7 60 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (1.11%) Grafana
9 25 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
10 21 (0.49%) Nagios
10 21 (0.49%) Prometheus
11 15 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (0.32%) logstash
13 13 (0.30%) Mesos
14 12 (0.28%) SCCM
15 11 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
15 11 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 10 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
17 9 (0.21%) HP ALM
18 8 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 551 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 477 (11.04%) Google
3 376 (8.70%) Tableau
4 318 (7.36%) Oracle
5 236 (5.46%) Adobe
6 221 (5.11%) SAP
7 149 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 109 (2.52%) Informatica
9 102 (2.36%) Splunk
10 96 (2.22%) Cloudera
11 95 (2.20%) Alteryx
12 74 (1.71%) IBM
13 67 (1.55%) Talend
14 60 (1.39%) Teradata
15 58 (1.34%) Cognos
16 43 (1.00%) ServiceNow
17 40 (0.93%) Tealium
18 39 (0.90%) Databricks
18 39 (0.90%) Hortonworks
19 32 (0.74%) Capita