Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 46 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +16
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,418 4,234 3,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.08% 4.57% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 5.29% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,869 2,832 2,084
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 34
England median hourly rate £34.00 £26.78 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +20.34% -0.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.30 £13.23
90th Percentile £53.50 £54.55 £46.82
UK median hourly rate £33.08 £26.78 £22.00
% change year-on-year +23.55% +21.70% -1.38%

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 75,776 80,026 71,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.18% 86.44% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50,549 53,145 47,625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +3.47% +5.18%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,907 2,065 1,929
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -11.76% +8.51%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.35 £50.15 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +8 2,699 £525 - 394
South East +12 702 £475 +5.56% 102
North of England +16 399 £445 -1.11% 112
Midlands -6 246 £468 +3.89% 92
East of England +36 229 £490 +8.89% 37
Yorkshire +20 183 £425 -9.19% 39
North West +10 177 £465 +3.33% 67
West Midlands +12 161 £475 +5.56% 62
South West -30 127 £469 +10.29% 36
East Midlands -15 82 £450 +2.27% 30
North East -14 40 £425 - 6
South Coast - 1 - -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 1,591 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,359 (30.76%) SQL
3 1,093 (24.74%) Finance
4 956 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
5 940 (21.28%) Data Analytics
6 903 (20.44%) Python
7 829 (18.76%) Big Data
8 776 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 737 (16.68%) Analytical Skills
10 700 (15.84%) Data Science
11 671 (15.19%) Microsoft
12 589 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
13 571 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
14 569 (12.88%) Machine Learning
15 555 (12.56%) Google
16 551 (12.47%) Java
17 515 (11.66%) JavaScript
18 500 (11.32%) Data Modelling
19 471 (10.66%) Degree
20 470 (10.64%) Visualisation
21 467 (10.57%) Hadoop
22 465 (10.53%) DevOps
23 463 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
24 439 (9.94%) Marketing
25 417 (9.44%) Apache Spark
26 416 (9.42%) Scrum
27 403 (9.12%) HTML
28 396 (8.96%) SQL Server
29 386 (8.74%) ETL
30 384 (8.69%) 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
1 417 (9.44%) Apache Spark
2 165 (3.73%) SAS
3 151 (3.42%) Apache
4 145 (3.28%) CMS
5 119 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 103 (2.33%) Confluence
7 89 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 65 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 51 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 40 (0.91%) Jupyter
11 37 (0.84%) nginx
12 27 (0.61%) Apache Pig
12 27 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 26 (0.59%) JBoss
13 26 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 25 (0.57%) Drupal
14 25 (0.57%) IIS
15 23 (0.52%) Skype for Business
16 18 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
17 16 (0.36%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 286 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 83 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
4 69 (1.56%) Photoshop
5 42 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.93%) InVision
7 33 (0.75%) SPSS
8 32 (0.72%) Chatbot
9 29 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
10 22 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
10 22 (0.50%) Stata
11 21 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.068%) InDesign
15 3 (0.068%) Weka
16 2 (0.045%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.045%) LaTeX
17 1 (0.023%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 37 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 37 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 22 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.36%) SAP BPC
4 14 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 12 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 12 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.23%) FastStats
6 10 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 10 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.23%) Workday HCM
7 9 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 776 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 571 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
3 346 (7.83%) Google Analytics
4 262 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 164 (3.71%) PaaS
6 155 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
7 129 (2.92%) GitHub
8 115 (2.60%) Serverless
9 95 (2.15%) Azure Data Factory
10 89 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
10 89 (2.01%) IaaS
11 83 (1.88%) Amazon S3
12 80 (1.81%) SaaS
13 71 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 57 (1.29%) Google Tag Manager
15 56 (1.27%) Data Lake Analytics
15 56 (1.27%) Office 365
16 53 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
17 48 (1.09%) Azure Functions
18 38 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 75 (1.70%) Firewall
2 63 (1.43%) Internet
3 54 (1.22%) SSL
4 43 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 41 (0.93%) HTTP
6 35 (0.79%) DNS
7 32 (0.72%) VPN
8 29 (0.66%) Skype
9 24 (0.54%) WAN
10 18 (0.41%) Kerberos
11 16 (0.36%) DHCP
12 14 (0.32%) LAN
13 13 (0.29%) Network Security
14 11 (0.25%) WebEx
15 10 (0.23%) VLAN
16 9 (0.20%) BGP
16 9 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (0.20%) SAN
16 9 (0.20%) SNMP
17 8 (0.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (18.76%) Big Data
2 589 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 467 (10.57%) Hadoop
4 396 (8.96%) SQL Server
5 374 (8.47%) Power BI
6 258 (5.84%) Data Lake
7 254 (5.75%) NoSQL
8 241 (5.45%) Apache Hive
9 221 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 175 (3.96%) Relational Database
11 161 (3.64%) MongoDB
12 117 (2.65%) MySQL
13 113 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 112 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
15 105 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
16 100 (2.26%) Data Mining
17 92 (2.08%) Star Schema
18 89 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
19 87 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
20 84 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 285 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 270 (6.11%) JIRA
3 249 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 141 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 113 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 87 (1.97%) Selenium
7 63 (1.43%) Axure RP
8 55 (1.24%) Maven
9 52 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 49 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 49 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 43 (0.97%) Ant
12 42 (0.95%) gulp
13 36 (0.81%) SpecFlow
14 34 (0.77%) Grunt
15 33 (0.75%) Subversion
16 31 (0.70%) NUnit
17 30 (0.68%) IntelliJ
17 30 (0.68%) JUnit
18 29 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1,093 (24.74%) Finance
2 439 (9.94%) Marketing
3 334 (7.56%) Banking
4 267 (6.04%) Retail
5 164 (3.71%) Front Office
6 131 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 102 (2.31%) Legal
8 78 (1.77%) Law
9 65 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 60 (1.36%) Publishing
11 53 (1.20%) Advertising
12 50 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 44 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.75%) Back Office
15 26 (0.59%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.38%) Automotive
16 17 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 17 (0.38%) German Language
17 16 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 935 (21.16%) Developer
2 774 (17.52%) Analyst
3 455 (10.30%) Architect
4 361 (8.17%) Data Engineer
5 245 (5.55%) Consultant
6 232 (5.25%) Data Scientist
7 231 (5.23%) Business Analyst
8 208 (4.71%) Data Analyst
9 168 (3.80%) Data Architect
10 148 (3.35%) Project Manager
11 141 (3.19%) Designer
12 138 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
13 131 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
14 116 (2.63%) Python Engineer
15 114 (2.58%) Big Data Engineer
15 114 (2.58%) Java Developer
16 96 (2.17%) Azure Engineer
17 91 (2.06%) UX Designer
18 85 (1.92%) Python Developer
19 82 (1.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (9.12%) HTML
2 287 (6.50%) CSS
3 222 (5.02%) Kafka
4 214 (4.84%) .NET
5 189 (4.28%) XML
6 187 (4.23%) Web Services
7 174 (3.94%) HTML5
8 172 (3.89%) AngularJS
8 172 (3.89%) REST
9 154 (3.49%) JSON
10 148 (3.35%) Node.js
11 142 (3.21%) jQuery
12 132 (2.99%) SOAP
13 119 (2.69%) React
14 108 (2.44%) RESTful
15 94 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
16 81 (1.83%) TensorFlow
17 72 (1.63%) PySpark
18 68 (1.54%) J2EE
19 67 (1.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 737 (16.68%) Analytical Skills
2 384 (8.69%) User Experience
3 219 (4.96%) Algorithms
4 148 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 116 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 111 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 107 (2.42%) Data Structures
8 98 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
9 82 (1.86%) Fintech
10 75 (1.70%) Social Media
11 68 (1.54%) Derivative
12 64 (1.45%) NHS
13 56 (1.27%) Hedge funds
14 52 (1.18%) Equities
15 51 (1.15%) Virtual Team
16 50 (1.13%) Data Centre
17 45 (1.02%) Blog
18 44 (1.00%) Public Cloud
19 42 (0.95%) e-Health
19 42 (0.95%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 277 (6.27%) Linux
2 206 (4.66%) Windows
3 123 (2.78%) Unix
4 57 (1.29%) Android
5 51 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 47 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 46 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 28 (0.63%) CentOS
10 20 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.14%) Solaris
14 5 (0.11%) VMS
15 4 (0.091%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.068%) Debian
16 3 (0.068%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.045%) HPUX
18 1 (0.023%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,591 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 956 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
3 940 (21.28%) Data Analytics
4 700 (15.84%) Data Science
5 569 (12.88%) Machine Learning
6 500 (11.32%) Data Modelling
7 470 (10.64%) Visualisation
8 465 (10.53%) DevOps
9 463 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
10 416 (9.42%) Scrum
11 386 (8.74%) ETL
12 370 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 318 (7.20%) Decision-Making
14 296 (6.70%) Data Analysis
15 294 (6.65%) Project Management
16 289 (6.54%) Artificial Intelligence
17 287 (6.50%) Data Visualisation
18 274 (6.20%) Migration
19 244 (5.52%) Test Automation
20 242 (5.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,359 (30.76%) SQL
2 903 (20.44%) Python
3 551 (12.47%) Java
4 515 (11.66%) JavaScript
5 338 (7.65%) R
6 294 (6.65%) C#
7 182 (4.12%) Scala
8 176 (3.98%) PowerShell
9 144 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 128 (2.90%) C++
11 98 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 80 (1.81%) Perl
13 79 (1.79%) Bash Shell
14 74 (1.67%) VBA
15 71 (1.61%) MATLAB
16 60 (1.36%) Ruby
17 59 (1.34%) C
18 58 (1.31%) TypeScript
19 51 (1.15%) PHP
20 39 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 471 (10.66%) Degree
2 245 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 187 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 110 (2.49%) Master's Degree
5 95 (2.15%) PhD
6 61 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 37 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
8 27 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 23 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.45%) CISSP
11 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.38%) PMP
13 16 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
14 15 (0.34%) MBA
15 14 (0.32%) CISM
15 14 (0.32%) ISEB
16 11 (0.25%) CISA
17 9 (0.20%) AWS Certification
18 7 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 173 (3.92%) QA
3 76 (1.72%) GDPR
4 42 (0.95%) HL7
5 32 (0.72%) PMO
6 26 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
8 19 (0.43%) SLA
9 16 (0.36%) IFRS
10 8 (0.18%) COBIT
10 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.14%) COSO
11 6 (0.14%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.14%) WCAG
12 5 (0.11%) Basel III
12 5 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.068%) GxP
15 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 237 (5.36%) Docker
2 98 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 51 (1.15%) Apache Flume
5 49 (1.11%) HDFS
6 27 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.18%) Varnish
10 7 (0.16%) Squid
10 7 (0.16%) vSphere
10 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.091%) NFS
14 3 (0.068%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.068%) Firmware
15 2 (0.045%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.023%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 185 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 95 (2.15%) Terraform
3 87 (1.97%) Puppet
4 84 (1.90%) Ansible
5 61 (1.38%) Oozie
6 47 (1.06%) Kibana
7 38 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (0.75%) Grafana
9 26 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
11 18 (0.41%) SCCM
12 15 (0.34%) Matomo
13 14 (0.32%) Nagios
14 12 (0.27%) Graphite
14 12 (0.27%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.25%) HP ALM
15 11 (0.25%) logstash
15 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
16 10 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 671 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 555 (12.56%) Google
3 310 (7.02%) Adobe
3 310 (7.02%) Tableau
4 304 (6.88%) Oracle
5 169 (3.83%) SAP
6 118 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 97 (2.20%) Cloudera
8 84 (1.90%) Databricks
9 72 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 72 (1.63%) Splunk
10 68 (1.54%) Hortonworks
11 67 (1.52%) IBM
12 56 (1.27%) Alteryx
13 49 (1.11%) Informatica
14 45 (1.02%) Cisco
15 43 (0.97%) Cognos
16 42 (0.95%) VMware
17 39 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
17 39 (0.88%) Teradata