Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +11
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2,845 4,307 4,172
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.13% 4.86% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 5.56% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,909 2,855 2,803
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £343 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 62
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.16 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.83% +20.11% +40.92%
10th Percentile £16.01 £13.86 £13.30
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £26.78
% change year-on-year +9.38% +19.51% +37.31%

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 47,194 77,529 80,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.15% 87.48% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,433 51,924 53,944
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,637 1,900 2,044
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.91 £23.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +6.28% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.99 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.58 £51.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.27 £24.96 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +10.93% -10.00%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytics in England.

Daily rate trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytics in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in England

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytics in England.

Hourly rate trend for Analytics in England

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytics in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +5 1,594 £525 - 450
South East +8 541 £475 -2.56% 125
North of England +2 245 £488 +8.33% 132
Midlands +27 199 £425 -5.56% 86
South West +32 129 £500 - 55
East of England -11 125 £475 -2.06% 61
North West -2 112 £463 -2.63% 81
West Midlands +19 106 £425 -9.09% 60
Yorkshire +5 97 £475 +11.76% 38
East Midlands +28 91 £460 +2.16% 26
North East +26 37 £538 +26.47% 13
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 1,028 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 955 (33.57%) SQL
3 754 (26.50%) Business Intelligence
4 704 (24.75%) Azure
5 685 (24.08%) Finance
6 586 (20.60%) Python
7 583 (20.49%) Data Analytics
8 510 (17.93%) Microsoft
9 485 (17.05%) Data Modelling
10 470 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
11 420 (14.76%) AWS
12 408 (14.34%) Data Science
13 405 (14.24%) Power Platform
14 402 (14.13%) Visualisation
15 396 (13.92%) Big Data
16 394 (13.85%) Power BI
17 371 (13.04%) DevOps
18 361 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
19 359 (12.62%) Scrum
20 325 (11.42%) ETL
21 315 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
22 308 (10.83%) Java
23 306 (10.76%) Machine Learning
24 296 (10.40%) Google
25 283 (9.95%) Data Lake
26 268 (9.42%) Tableau
27 251 (8.82%) JavaScript
28 233 (8.19%) Marketing
29 231 (8.12%) Degree
29 231 (8.12%) SQL Server

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
1 194 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 100 (3.51%) SAS
3 69 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 67 (2.36%) Apache
5 65 (2.28%) Confluence
6 64 (2.25%) CMS
7 40 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 32 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.09%) Jupyter
11 27 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 25 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
13 14 (0.49%) IIS
14 12 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.32%) WordPress
16 8 (0.28%) Anypoint
17 7 (0.25%) nginx
18 6 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
18 6 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 171 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.95%) Sketch
6 18 (0.63%) SPSS
7 13 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.25%) InVision
10 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.25%) UserZoom
11 6 (0.21%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.21%) Stata
12 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.14%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (1.34%) FINCAD Analytics
2 26 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 14 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.46%) Endur
6 13 (0.46%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
7 12 (0.42%) SAP MDM
8 11 (0.39%) SAP MDG
9 9 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.32%) Markit EDM
9 9 (0.32%) PolarLake
10 8 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
11 7 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.21%) Elite 3E
12 6 (0.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 704 (24.75%) Azure
2 420 (14.76%) AWS
3 405 (14.24%) Power Platform
4 218 (7.66%) GCP
5 169 (5.94%) Google Analytics
6 129 (4.53%) PaaS
7 101 (3.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 76 (2.67%) Serverless
9 73 (2.57%) IaaS
10 65 (2.28%) GitHub
11 62 (2.18%) SaaS
12 58 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
13 56 (1.97%) Amazon S3
14 46 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
14 46 (1.62%) AWS Step Functions
15 42 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
16 41 (1.44%) Data Lake Analytics
16 41 (1.44%) Office 365
17 39 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
18 32 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.20%) Firewall
2 27 (0.95%) DNS
2 27 (0.95%) HTTP
3 26 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.84%) Internet
5 22 (0.77%) SSL
6 20 (0.70%) Skype
7 18 (0.63%) Network Security
8 17 (0.60%) Intranet
9 14 (0.49%) VPN
10 12 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (0.35%) WAN
12 9 (0.32%) Link 16
12 9 (0.32%) VoIP
13 8 (0.28%) NAS
13 8 (0.28%) SAN
13 8 (0.28%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.28%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (13.92%) Big Data
2 394 (13.85%) Power BI
3 361 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
4 283 (9.95%) Data Lake
5 231 (8.12%) SQL Server
6 209 (7.35%) Hadoop
7 204 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 196 (6.89%) NoSQL
9 147 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 98 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
10 98 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 95 (3.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 91 (3.20%) MongoDB
13 83 (2.92%) Data Mining
14 77 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
15 74 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
16 72 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 71 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
18 65 (2.28%) HBase
19 64 (2.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 189 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 132 (4.64%) JIRA
3 128 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 78 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 49 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
6 43 (1.51%) Artifactory
7 41 (1.44%) Selenium
8 38 (1.34%) Maven
9 33 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 28 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (0.95%) JUnit
12 24 (0.84%) Bitbucket
13 22 (0.77%) GitLab
13 22 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (0.63%) Gatling
14 18 (0.63%) Subversion
15 17 (0.60%) IBM UrbanCode
16 15 (0.53%) CircleCI
16 15 (0.53%) ERwin
16 15 (0.53%) RStudio
General
1 685 (24.08%) Finance
2 233 (8.19%) Marketing
3 155 (5.45%) Banking
4 153 (5.38%) Front Office
5 139 (4.89%) Public Sector
6 98 (3.44%) Retail
7 77 (2.71%) Legal
8 57 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 51 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 48 (1.69%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.65%) Publishing
12 35 (1.23%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.95%) Law
14 21 (0.74%) Electronics
15 20 (0.70%) Advertising
16 17 (0.60%) Games
17 15 (0.53%) Military
18 13 (0.46%) Automotive
18 13 (0.46%) Back Office
18 13 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 589 (20.70%) Developer
2 518 (18.21%) Analyst
3 364 (12.79%) Architect
4 197 (6.92%) Data Engineer
5 196 (6.89%) Data Analyst
6 166 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 154 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 147 (5.17%) Consultant
9 138 (4.85%) Data Scientist
10 108 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 99 (3.48%) Azure Engineer
12 96 (3.37%) Senior Developer
13 94 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 91 (3.20%) Project Manager
14 91 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
15 79 (2.78%) Java Developer
16 77 (2.71%) SQL Developer
17 64 (2.25%) Python Developer
18 59 (2.07%) Designer
18 59 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (5.91%) Web Services
2 145 (5.10%) HTML
3 112 (3.94%) .NET
4 110 (3.87%) Node.js
5 107 (3.76%) React
6 96 (3.37%) XML
7 93 (3.27%) CSS
8 88 (3.09%) Kafka
9 79 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 65 (2.28%) JSON
11 60 (2.11%) REST
12 45 (1.58%) J2EE
13 44 (1.55%) PySpark
13 44 (1.55%) RESTful
14 42 (1.48%) NumPy
15 40 (1.41%) HTML5
16 39 (1.37%) Natural Language Processing
17 37 (1.30%) TensorFlow
18 36 (1.27%) Pandas
19 33 (1.16%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 470 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (6.82%) User Experience
3 120 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 119 (4.18%) Data Structures
5 96 (3.37%) Derivative
5 96 (3.37%) Fixed Income
6 93 (3.27%) Algorithms
7 79 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 70 (2.46%) Hedge funds
9 68 (2.39%) Public Cloud
10 60 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
11 55 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
12 48 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
13 46 (1.62%) Equities
14 44 (1.55%) NHS
15 41 (1.44%) Social Media
16 38 (1.34%) Mobile App
17 37 (1.30%) Market Risk
18 35 (1.23%) Reference Data
19 34 (1.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 146 (5.13%) Windows
2 135 (4.75%) Linux
3 68 (2.39%) Unix
4 40 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 38 (1.34%) Android
6 24 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (0.42%) VMS
9 11 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.11%) Solaris
13 2 (0.070%) Debian
14 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.035%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,028 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 754 (26.50%) Business Intelligence
3 583 (20.49%) Data Analytics
4 485 (17.05%) Data Modelling
5 408 (14.34%) Data Science
6 402 (14.13%) Visualisation
7 371 (13.04%) DevOps
8 359 (12.62%) Scrum
9 325 (11.42%) ETL
10 315 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 306 (10.76%) Machine Learning
12 223 (7.84%) Data Management
13 221 (7.77%) Data Analysis
14 217 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
14 217 (7.63%) Migration
15 204 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
16 197 (6.92%) Artificial Intelligence
17 189 (6.64%) Software Engineering
18 176 (6.19%) Project Management
19 167 (5.87%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 955 (33.57%) SQL
2 586 (20.60%) Python
3 308 (10.83%) Java
4 251 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 164 (5.76%) R
6 138 (4.85%) C#
7 118 (4.15%) PowerShell
8 113 (3.97%) Scala
9 70 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 67 (2.36%) T-SQL
11 62 (2.18%) C++
12 54 (1.90%) C
13 40 (1.41%) Kotlin
14 37 (1.30%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.16%) Perl
15 33 (1.16%) VBA
16 29 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 26 (0.91%) Shell Script
18 22 (0.77%) Go
18 22 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 231 (8.12%) Degree
2 199 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 161 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 41 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (1.41%) PhD
6 33 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 21 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 21 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.67%) CISM
10 16 (0.56%) ISEB
11 15 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.49%) CISSP
13 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.42%) AWS Certification
15 8 (0.28%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.28%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.28%) PMP
16 7 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 98 (3.44%) QA
3 64 (2.25%) GDPR
4 28 (0.98%) HL7
4 28 (0.98%) IFRS
5 22 (0.77%) SLA
6 19 (0.67%) PMO
7 16 (0.56%) Solvency II
7 16 (0.56%) WCAG
8 12 (0.42%) COBIT
9 9 (0.32%) RMADS
10 6 (0.21%) NIST
11 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.14%) P3O
12 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.070%) NCSC
14 2 (0.070%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 131 (4.60%) Docker
2 64 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
3 49 (1.72%) HDFS
4 42 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.39%) Snort
6 10 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.070%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.070%) Firmware
8 2 (0.070%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.070%) vSphere
9 1 (0.035%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.035%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 101 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 87 (3.06%) Terraform
3 50 (1.76%) Ansible
4 28 (0.98%) Puppet
5 25 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
5 25 (0.88%) Kibana
6 24 (0.84%) Grafana
7 15 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.53%) SCCM
8 13 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 10 (0.35%) OSSEC
11 7 (0.25%) Nagios
12 4 (0.14%) CASB
12 4 (0.14%) Graphite
12 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.14%) Kubeflow
13 3 (0.11%) Oozie
13 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 510 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 296 (10.40%) Google
3 268 (9.42%) Tableau
4 229 (8.05%) Oracle
5 174 (6.12%) SAP
6 99 (3.48%) Adobe
7 91 (3.20%) Informatica
8 75 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 65 (2.28%) Databricks
10 51 (1.79%) Cloudera
10 51 (1.79%) Cognos
11 45 (1.58%) IBM
11 45 (1.58%) Talend
12 43 (1.51%) Alteryx
13 34 (1.20%) Splunk
14 31 (1.09%) Sybase
15 23 (0.81%) Hortonworks
16 22 (0.77%) Facebook
16 22 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
17 19 (0.67%) Tealium