Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 69 73
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing Analytics 3826 3156 2878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.03% 3.22% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.83% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2485 2055 1898
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 50
England median hourly rate £31.16 £22.50 £24.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.47% -8.59% +23.08%
10th Percentile £17.35 £16.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £61.83 £46.00 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +20.00%

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 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +9 2465 £501 +5.37% 489
South East +25 549 £450 +5.88% 96
North of England +53 316 £450 +7.78% 113
Midlands +3 237 £400 -10.11% 55
West Midlands -1 155 £400 -11.11% 35
East of England -1 146 £500 +42.86% 50
Yorkshire +40 144 £475 +18.75% 33
North West +5 141 £469 +7.14% 75
South West +4 108 £475 +29.69% 34
East Midlands +6 79 £450 +5.88% 20
North East +63 43 £531 +32.81% 5
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 1068 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1016 (26.56%) Finance
3 920 (24.05%) SQL
4 811 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
5 788 (20.60%) Data Analytics
6 716 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
7 676 (17.67%) Big Data
8 604 (15.79%) Python
9 521 (13.62%) Java
10 483 (12.62%) Marketing
11 464 (12.13%) Degree
12 440 (11.50%) Hadoop
13 430 (11.24%) Visualisation
14 418 (10.93%) Data Modelling
15 399 (10.43%) Google
16 394 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
17 385 (10.06%) Banking
18 374 (9.78%) Tableau
19 371 (9.70%) User Experience
20 369 (9.64%) JavaScript
21 368 (9.62%) ETL
22 365 (9.54%) Microsoft
23 357 (9.33%) SQL Server
24 352 (9.20%) Oracle
25 350 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
26 349 (9.12%) Apache Spark
27 332 (8.68%) Linux
28 327 (8.55%) Google Analytics
29 318 (8.31%) Scrum
30 312 (8.15%) HTML

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
1 349 (9.12%) Apache Spark
2 179 (4.68%) SAS
3 127 (3.32%) CMS
4 91 (2.38%) Confluence
5 80 (2.09%) Apache
6 61 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 52 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
8 49 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 42 (1.10%) JBoss
10 37 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 32 (0.84%) Apache Pig
12 26 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 26 (0.68%) WordPress
13 22 (0.58%) Drupal
14 18 (0.47%) ArcGIS
14 18 (0.47%) IIS
14 18 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.47%) WildFly
15 15 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 299 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 77 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
4 54 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 48 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 38 (0.99%) SPSS
7 36 (0.94%) MS Visio
8 30 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.34%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.13%) Weka
13 4 (0.10%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.10%) LaTeX
13 4 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.10%) Stata
14 3 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.078%) InVision
15 2 (0.052%) EViews
15 2 (0.052%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 25 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
2 21 (0.55%) WebTrends
3 15 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 15 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 15 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.31%) Unica
6 11 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.21%) SAP MM
9 7 (0.18%) Eloqua
9 7 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.18%) SAP APO
9 7 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.16%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 327 (8.55%) Google Analytics
2 247 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 189 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 109 (2.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 69 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 62 (1.62%) GitHub
7 48 (1.25%) SaaS
8 42 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 41 (1.07%) PaaS
10 34 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
11 32 (0.84%) Office 365
12 30 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
12 30 (0.78%) IaaS
13 28 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
13 28 (0.73%) Google Tag Manager
14 27 (0.71%) Serverless
15 25 (0.65%) AdWords
16 22 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 20 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.12%) Internet
2 74 (1.93%) Firewall
3 41 (1.07%) LAN
3 41 (1.07%) WAN
4 35 (0.91%) SMS
5 31 (0.81%) HTTP
5 31 (0.81%) VPN
6 27 (0.71%) Bluetooth
7 26 (0.68%) 4G
8 24 (0.63%) Kerberos
9 22 (0.58%) LDAP
9 22 (0.58%) Network Security
9 22 (0.58%) TCP/IP
10 17 (0.44%) LTE
10 17 (0.44%) Skype
10 17 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (0.42%) 3G
12 15 (0.39%) SSL
13 12 (0.31%) RFID
13 12 (0.31%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 676 (17.67%) Big Data
2 440 (11.50%) Hadoop
3 394 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
4 357 (9.33%) SQL Server
5 206 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 193 (5.04%) Apache Hive
7 174 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 166 (4.34%) Power BI
9 161 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 157 (4.10%) MongoDB
11 134 (3.50%) HBase
12 126 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
13 103 (2.69%) QlikView
14 100 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 88 (2.30%) Data Lake
15 88 (2.30%) Data Mining
16 85 (2.22%) RDBMS
17 83 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 82 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
19 78 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 237 (6.19%) JIRA
2 175 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 113 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 54 (1.41%) Subversion
5 48 (1.25%) Selenium
6 46 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 40 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 35 (0.91%) Axure RP
8 35 (0.91%) JUnit
9 32 (0.84%) Maven
10 31 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
10 31 (0.81%) TeamCity
11 30 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 29 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
14 26 (0.68%) ERwin
14 26 (0.68%) Mocha
15 24 (0.63%) Ant
16 21 (0.55%) Bitbucket
16 21 (0.55%) Gradle
General
1 1016 (26.56%) Finance
2 483 (12.62%) Marketing
3 385 (10.06%) Banking
4 233 (6.09%) Retail
5 232 (6.06%) Front Office
6 164 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 104 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 102 (2.67%) Financial Institution
9 89 (2.33%) Legal
10 81 (2.12%) Manufacturing
11 72 (1.88%) Publishing
12 62 (1.62%) Advertising
13 56 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 43 (1.12%) Electronics
15 36 (0.94%) Games
16 28 (0.73%) Retail Banking
17 23 (0.60%) Law
18 19 (0.50%) French Language
18 19 (0.50%) General Ledger
19 15 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 871 (22.77%) Developer
2 842 (22.01%) Analyst
3 381 (9.96%) Architect
4 311 (8.13%) Business Analyst
5 247 (6.46%) Consultant
6 239 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 174 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 158 (4.13%) Data Architect
9 155 (4.05%) Data Scientist
10 137 (3.58%) Data Engineer
11 125 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
12 122 (3.19%) Java Developer
13 115 (3.01%) Designer
14 105 (2.74%) Senior Developer
15 92 (2.40%) C# Developer
16 88 (2.30%) Big Data Engineer
17 85 (2.22%) Analytics Developer
17 85 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
18 78 (2.04%) SQL Developer
19 77 (2.01%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (8.15%) HTML
2 238 (6.22%) CSS
3 173 (4.52%) .NET
4 167 (4.36%) AngularJS
5 163 (4.26%) Web Services
6 153 (4.00%) Kafka
7 142 (3.71%) Node.js
8 129 (3.37%) HTML5
9 124 (3.24%) JSON
10 117 (3.06%) REST
11 115 (3.01%) Spring
12 110 (2.88%) XML
13 108 (2.82%) jQuery
14 85 (2.22%) React
15 79 (2.06%) CSS3
16 76 (1.99%) RESTful
17 62 (1.62%) D3.js
18 56 (1.46%) JMS
19 54 (1.41%) Ajax
20 46 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 716 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 371 (9.70%) User Experience
3 168 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 140 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 123 (3.21%) Social Media
6 110 (2.88%) Derivative
7 106 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 97 (2.54%) Fixed Income
9 78 (2.04%) Algorithms
10 74 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
11 72 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 70 (1.83%) Equities
13 68 (1.78%) Mobile App
14 59 (1.54%) Market Risk
15 46 (1.20%) Credit Risk
16 37 (0.97%) Blog
16 37 (0.97%) Fintech
17 33 (0.86%) FMCG
17 33 (0.86%) Virtual Team
18 30 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 332 (8.68%) Linux
2 188 (4.91%) Unix
3 165 (4.31%) Windows
4 57 (1.49%) Android
5 44 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 23 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 20 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 19 (0.50%) CentOS
9 19 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 13 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.26%) Debian
12 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.18%) SUSE
13 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.13%) Solaris
15 3 (0.078%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1068 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 811 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
3 788 (20.60%) Data Analytics
4 430 (11.24%) Visualisation
5 418 (10.93%) Data Modelling
6 368 (9.62%) ETL
7 350 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 318 (8.31%) Scrum
9 288 (7.53%) Project Management
10 287 (7.50%) Machine Learning
11 285 (7.45%) Data Analysis
12 266 (6.95%) DevOps
13 245 (6.40%) Data Visualisation
14 224 (5.85%) Web Analytics
15 210 (5.49%) E-Commerce
16 209 (5.46%) CRM
17 197 (5.15%) Data Management
18 187 (4.89%) Mathematics
19 181 (4.73%) Business Analysis
20 170 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 920 (24.05%) SQL
2 604 (15.79%) Python
3 521 (13.62%) Java
4 369 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 299 (7.81%) R
6 273 (7.14%) C#
7 176 (4.60%) Scala
8 122 (3.19%) C++
9 97 (2.54%) VBA
10 83 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 81 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 54 (1.41%) PHP
13 53 (1.39%) Perl
14 44 (1.15%) C
15 36 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 35 (0.91%) Ruby
17 33 (0.86%) MATLAB
18 32 (0.84%) PowerShell
19 27 (0.71%) Bash Shell
20 26 (0.68%) ES6
Qualifications
1 464 (12.13%) Degree
2 220 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 161 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 60 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (1.36%) PhD
6 39 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 35 (0.91%) CISSP
8 31 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
9 27 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 26 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 25 (0.65%) PMP
12 21 (0.55%) ISEB
13 20 (0.52%) DV Cleared
14 16 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.29%) CISM
16 11 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
17 9 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (5.02%) Data Quality
2 130 (3.40%) QA
3 41 (1.07%) PMO
4 36 (0.94%) GDPR
5 30 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.63%) SLA
7 19 (0.50%) MiFID
8 14 (0.37%) GCP
9 12 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
9 12 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
10 11 (0.29%) IFRS
10 11 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.26%) IFRS 9
11 10 (0.26%) WAI
12 9 (0.24%) EMIR
13 8 (0.21%) GxP
13 8 (0.21%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.18%) HL7
14 7 (0.18%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 98 (2.56%) Docker
2 79 (2.06%) HDFS
3 60 (1.57%) Apache Flume
4 37 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.26%) Samba
7 8 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.13%) XenApp
10 4 (0.10%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.078%) KVM
11 3 (0.078%) pfSense
11 3 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.052%) IAG
12 2 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.052%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.052%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.026%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (1.75%) Ansible
2 51 (1.33%) Puppet
3 41 (1.07%) Oozie
3 41 (1.07%) Terraform
4 29 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 29 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
6 24 (0.63%) Kibana
7 22 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (0.52%) Ambari
9 17 (0.44%) Prometheus
10 16 (0.42%) Grafana
10 16 (0.42%) Oracle EDQ
11 12 (0.31%) SCCM
12 11 (0.29%) Data Guard
12 11 (0.29%) logstash
12 11 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (0.26%) Control-M
14 9 (0.24%) QRadar
15 8 (0.21%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 399 (10.43%) Google
2 374 (9.78%) Tableau
3 365 (9.54%) Microsoft
4 352 (9.20%) Oracle
5 229 (5.99%) SAP
6 193 (5.04%) Adobe
7 115 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
8 112 (2.93%) IBM
9 87 (2.27%) Splunk
10 79 (2.06%) Cognos
11 71 (1.86%) Informatica
12 54 (1.41%) Sitecore
13 53 (1.39%) Cloudera
14 51 (1.33%) Alteryx
14 51 (1.33%) Hortonworks
15 44 (1.15%) TIBCO
16 42 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
17 36 (0.94%) ServiceNow
18 32 (0.84%) Teradata
19 31 (0.81%) Talend