Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 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
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 40 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2,382 2,722 4,385
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.67% 5.13% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 6.01% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,613 1,837 2,902
10th Percentile £328 £338 £325
25th Percentile £414 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £596 £588
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 30 45
10th Percentile £16.56 £18.03 £13.52
25th Percentile £19.66 £21.01 £21.25
Median hourly rate £26.65 £30.05 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.31% +0.17% +12.04%
75th Percentile £49.80 £46.88 £39.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £55.00 £50.50
UK median hourly rate £28.31 £28.28 £30.00
% change year-on-year +0.13% -5.75% +12.04%

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 36,625 45,328 77,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.10% 85.46% 87.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,238 30,538 52,785
10th Percentile £305 £290 £304
25th Percentile £400 £381 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £489 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £665 £650
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,204 1,396 1,775
10th Percentile £12.16 £12.32 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.75 £14.53
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +4.65%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.51 £50.83
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £22.92
% change year-on-year +23.26% -6.17% +9.12%

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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021. 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 +7 1,538 £550 +4.76% 463
North of England +33 227 £450 -5.26% 145
South East -25 192 £490 +4.26% 106
North West +34 142 £465 - 94
Midlands -6 129 £475 +11.76% 115
West Midlands +9 97 £500 +17.65% 92
East of England +14 73 £478 +12.35% 58
South West +11 71 £525 +5.00% 61
Yorkshire +14 64 £450 -5.26% 33
East Midlands -15 31 £420 -10.53% 23
North East +23 21 £438 -27.08% 18
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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.

1 774 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (29.60%) SQL
3 673 (28.25%) Finance
4 640 (26.87%) Python
5 600 (25.19%) Azure
6 569 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
7 510 (21.41%) Data Analytics
8 447 (18.77%) Data Modelling
9 429 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
10 377 (15.83%) AWS
11 342 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
12 331 (13.90%) Power Platform
13 329 (13.81%) Power BI
14 316 (13.27%) Visualisation
15 303 (12.72%) DevOps
16 288 (12.09%) Big Data
17 267 (11.21%) Data Science
18 264 (11.08%) ETL
19 261 (10.96%) Microsoft
19 261 (10.96%) Data Analysis
20 260 (10.92%) JavaScript
21 253 (10.62%) Java
22 252 (10.58%) Marketing
23 233 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
24 221 (9.28%) Machine Learning
25 220 (9.24%) Scrum
26 216 (9.07%) Tableau
27 204 (8.56%) Degree
28 203 (8.52%) Google
29 198 (8.31%) Security Cleared

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
1 162 (6.80%) Apache Spark
2 79 (3.32%) SAS
3 72 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 49 (2.06%) Confluence
5 48 (2.02%) Apache
6 41 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
7 40 (1.68%) CMS
8 33 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (0.80%) Jupyter
10 18 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.55%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.29%) nginx
12 7 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.25%) Apache Synapse
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.25%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.21%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.21%) IIS
14 5 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 146 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.63%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.46%) Sketch
6 11 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.42%) InVision
8 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (0.34%) InDesign
10 7 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.29%) SPSS
11 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.21%) Stata
11 5 (0.21%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.17%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.084%) Figma
15 1 (0.042%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 31 (1.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 21 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.38%) HFM
5 8 (0.34%) Magento
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 6 (0.25%) Shopify
8 5 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.21%) Workfront
9 4 (0.17%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 600 (25.19%) Azure
2 377 (15.83%) AWS
3 331 (13.90%) Power Platform
4 170 (7.14%) GCP
5 122 (5.12%) Google Analytics
6 104 (4.37%) Azure Data Factory
7 74 (3.11%) Serverless
8 57 (2.39%) Amazon S3
9 55 (2.31%) PaaS
10 47 (1.97%) SaaS
11 45 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
12 43 (1.81%) GitHub
13 35 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
13 35 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
14 29 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
15 27 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (1.13%) Microsoft 365
16 25 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 23 (0.97%) IaaS
18 20 (0.84%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.26%) Firewall
2 23 (0.97%) VPN
3 21 (0.88%) Network Security
4 19 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.55%) DNS
5 13 (0.55%) HTTP
6 12 (0.50%) SSL
7 8 (0.34%) Internet
7 8 (0.34%) Intranet
8 7 (0.29%) 4G
8 7 (0.29%) 5G
8 7 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (0.29%) RTMP
8 7 (0.29%) WAN
9 6 (0.25%) LAN
9 6 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (0.21%) 2G
10 5 (0.21%) 3G
10 5 (0.21%) FTP
11 4 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
2 329 (13.81%) Power BI
3 288 (12.09%) Big Data
4 216 (9.07%) Tableau
5 167 (7.01%) Data Lake
6 154 (6.47%) SQL Server
7 124 (5.21%) Hadoop
8 93 (3.90%) Relational Database
9 80 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 73 (3.06%) NoSQL
11 60 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
12 58 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 56 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (2.06%) Apache Hive
15 48 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
15 48 (2.02%) Data Mining
15 48 (2.02%) Oracle Database
16 47 (1.97%) MySQL
17 45 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
18 41 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 143 (6.00%) JIRA
2 137 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 88 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 47 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 42 (1.76%) Visual Studio
6 27 (1.13%) Maven
7 24 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 21 (0.88%) GitLab
9 18 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 18 (0.76%) Subversion
10 16 (0.67%) PowerDesigner
11 13 (0.55%) Artifactory
12 12 (0.50%) kappa
13 11 (0.46%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.38%) Cypress.io
14 9 (0.38%) webpack
15 8 (0.34%) Axure RP
16 7 (0.29%) Gradle
16 7 (0.29%) Jasmine
16 7 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 673 (28.25%) Finance
2 252 (10.58%) Marketing
3 179 (7.51%) Front Office
4 172 (7.22%) Public Sector
5 170 (7.14%) Banking
6 89 (3.74%) Retail
7 82 (3.44%) Manufacturing
8 80 (3.36%) Investment Banking
9 70 (2.94%) Telecoms
10 50 (2.10%) Electronics
11 43 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 39 (1.64%) Legal
13 31 (1.30%) Publishing
14 21 (0.88%) Games
15 19 (0.80%) Advertising
15 19 (0.80%) Local Government
16 18 (0.76%) Law
17 17 (0.71%) French Language
18 15 (0.63%) Back Office
19 13 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 500 (20.99%) Developer
2 397 (16.67%) Analyst
3 319 (13.39%) Architect
4 230 (9.66%) Data Engineer
5 190 (7.98%) Data Architect
6 142 (5.96%) Data Analyst
7 137 (5.75%) Consultant
8 97 (4.07%) Business Analyst
9 94 (3.95%) Data Scientist
10 92 (3.86%) Python Developer
11 70 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 65 (2.73%) Front Office Developer
13 62 (2.60%) SQL Analyst
14 59 (2.48%) Designer
14 59 (2.48%) Financial Analyst
15 58 (2.43%) Data Modeller
15 58 (2.43%) Project Manager
16 57 (2.39%) Azure Engineer
17 53 (2.23%) Python Engineer
18 49 (2.06%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (6.68%) .NET
2 146 (6.13%) React
3 106 (4.45%) AngularJS
3 106 (4.45%) HTML
4 96 (4.03%) Kafka
5 85 (3.57%) CSS
6 73 (3.06%) Web Services
7 71 (2.98%) Node.js
8 58 (2.43%) NumPy
9 55 (2.31%) HTML5
10 54 (2.27%) PySpark
11 50 (2.10%) RESTful
12 45 (1.89%) JSON
13 43 (1.81%) Pandas
13 43 (1.81%) Vue.js
14 41 (1.72%) REST
15 40 (1.68%) D3.js
16 37 (1.55%) GraphQL
17 35 (1.47%) ASP.NET
18 32 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 429 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (7.56%) User Experience
3 128 (5.37%) Derivative
4 117 (4.91%) Equities
5 108 (4.53%) Fixed Income
6 103 (4.32%) Hedge funds
7 85 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 83 (3.48%) Data Structures
9 81 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
10 64 (2.69%) Algorithms
11 59 (2.48%) Social Media
12 55 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
13 52 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 50 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
15 47 (1.97%) Credit Risk
16 45 (1.89%) NHS
17 39 (1.64%) Virtual Team
18 34 (1.43%) Cloud Native
19 30 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
20 26 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 91 (3.82%) Linux
2 67 (2.81%) Windows
3 46 (1.93%) Unix
4 16 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.42%) Android
6 9 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.21%) CentOS
8 3 (0.13%) AIX
8 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.084%) Alpine Linux
9 2 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.084%) Solaris
9 2 (0.084%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.084%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
3 510 (21.41%) Data Analytics
4 447 (18.77%) Data Modelling
5 316 (13.27%) Visualisation
6 303 (12.72%) DevOps
7 267 (11.21%) Data Science
8 264 (11.08%) ETL
9 261 (10.96%) Data Analysis
10 233 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
11 221 (9.28%) Machine Learning
12 220 (9.24%) Scrum
13 198 (8.31%) Data Architecture
14 185 (7.77%) Data Management
15 168 (7.05%) Software Engineering
16 165 (6.93%) Data Engineering
17 164 (6.88%) Data Visualisation
18 156 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 151 (6.34%) Requirements Gathering
20 142 (5.96%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 705 (29.60%) SQL
2 640 (26.87%) Python
3 260 (10.92%) JavaScript
4 253 (10.62%) Java
5 164 (6.88%) R
6 154 (6.47%) C#
7 95 (3.99%) PowerShell
8 92 (3.86%) Scala
9 90 (3.78%) TypeScript
10 81 (3.40%) C++
11 49 (2.06%) C
12 45 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 33 (1.39%) VBA
14 28 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 25 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 20 (0.84%) Go
17 18 (0.76%) Kotlin
17 18 (0.76%) Perl
18 14 (0.59%) VB
19 13 (0.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 204 (8.56%) Degree
2 198 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 148 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.22%) PhD
5 21 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.71%) PMP
8 15 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.55%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
11 10 (0.42%) SAS Certification
12 8 (0.34%) CISSP
12 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.34%) RHCE
13 7 (0.29%) CISM
13 7 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 113 (4.74%) QA
3 51 (2.14%) GDPR
4 21 (0.88%) PMO
5 16 (0.67%) SLA
6 7 (0.29%) WCAG
7 6 (0.25%) NCSC
7 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.21%) IFRS
8 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.13%) COREP
10 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.13%) NIST
11 2 (0.084%) Basel III
11 2 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.084%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.042%) SOC 2
System Software
1 86 (3.61%) Docker
2 44 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.01%) HDFS
4 10 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.17%) Firmware
7 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.13%) Samba
8 2 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.084%) vSphere
9 1 (0.042%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.042%) IAG
9 1 (0.042%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.042%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.042%) XenApp
9 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 94 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 65 (2.73%) Terraform
3 39 (1.64%) Ansible
4 20 (0.84%) Grafana
5 17 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
6 15 (0.63%) Puppet
7 11 (0.46%) Kibana
7 11 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.46%) Prometheus
8 10 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.38%) Oozie
10 8 (0.34%) CASB
11 7 (0.29%) CloudForms
11 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (0.25%) SCCM
13 5 (0.21%) Packer
13 5 (0.21%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.17%) HP ALM
15 3 (0.13%) Control-M
15 3 (0.13%) Istio
Vendors
1 261 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 203 (8.52%) Google
3 175 (7.35%) SAP
4 173 (7.26%) Oracle
5 143 (6.00%) Databricks
6 103 (4.32%) Adobe
7 59 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
8 53 (2.23%) Informatica
9 46 (1.93%) Remedy
10 43 (1.81%) Splunk
11 36 (1.51%) IBM
11 36 (1.51%) Sparx
11 36 (1.51%) Teradata
12 25 (1.05%) Cloudera
13 24 (1.01%) Alteryx
14 21 (0.88%) MuleSoft
15 20 (0.84%) Talend
16 19 (0.80%) BiZZdesign
16 19 (0.80%) Facebook
17 18 (0.76%) ServiceNow