Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +26
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,364 4,321 3,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.25% 4.59% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 5.29% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,783 2,811 2,272
England median daily rate £500 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.37% +9.61%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £650 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 56 47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £34.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.54% +38.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.19 £13.84 £14.75
90th Percentile £54.13 £54.38 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +40.00% +12.36%

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 72,496 81,650 76,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.18% 86.76% 86.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,201 54,361 50,124
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,017 2,206 1,894
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -10.42% +2.13%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.65 £21.00 £24.82
% change year-on-year +17.38% -15.37% +5.08%

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 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +13 2,563 £525 +2.44% 555
South East 0 639 £465 +0.54% 183
North of England +26 457 £450 +5.88% 200
East of England +33 258 £500 +11.11% 79
Midlands +8 232 £463 +8.82% 82
Yorkshire +27 210 £444 +4.41% 42
North West +20 202 £450 +5.88% 139
South West +14 182 £498 +10.56% 76
West Midlands +19 154 £475 +11.76% 57
East Midlands +1 76 £450 +1.87% 25
North East +15 45 £450 +5.88% 19
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,464 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,246 (28.55%) SQL
3 1,067 (24.45%) Finance
4 949 (21.75%) Data Analytics
5 926 (21.22%) Python
6 872 (19.98%) Business Intelligence
7 762 (17.46%) Big Data
8 690 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 686 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
10 674 (15.44%) Data Science
11 611 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
12 566 (12.97%) Google
13 537 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
14 532 (12.19%) Data Modelling
15 522 (11.96%) Microsoft
16 487 (11.16%) DevOps
16 487 (11.16%) Machine Learning
17 478 (10.95%) Visualisation
18 472 (10.82%) Java
19 466 (10.68%) JavaScript
20 457 (10.47%) Scrum
21 416 (9.53%) User Experience
22 415 (9.51%) Marketing
23 412 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
24 403 (9.23%) Hadoop
25 398 (9.12%) Degree
26 397 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
27 389 (8.91%) Power Platform
28 385 (8.82%) Power BI
29 383 (8.78%) ETL

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
1 364 (8.34%) Apache Spark
2 210 (4.81%) SAS
3 119 (2.73%) CMS
4 107 (2.45%) Confluence
5 93 (2.13%) Apache
6 88 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 73 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 68 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (0.85%) Jupyter
10 29 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
11 24 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 24 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 24 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.50%) Drupal
12 22 (0.50%) WordPress
13 15 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.27%) nginx
15 11 (0.25%) JBoss
16 10 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 287 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 88 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
4 78 (1.79%) Sketch
5 50 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 43 (0.99%) SPSS
7 31 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
8 25 (0.57%) InVision
9 23 (0.53%) MS Visio
9 23 (0.53%) Stata
10 22 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 11 (0.25%) CATIA
12 11 (0.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 11 (0.25%) PTC Creo
13 7 (0.16%) Chatbot
13 7 (0.16%) Zeplin
14 6 (0.14%) Adobe XD
14 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 35 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
4 20 (0.46%) Endur
5 17 (0.39%) Eloqua
6 13 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.25%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (0.18%) Workday HCM
11 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.14%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.14%) SAP HR
11 6 (0.14%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 690 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 611 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
3 389 (8.91%) Power Platform
4 323 (7.40%) Google Analytics
5 302 (6.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 150 (3.44%) Adobe Analytics
7 144 (3.30%) Serverless
8 123 (2.82%) GitHub
9 110 (2.52%) Amazon S3
10 88 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
10 88 (2.02%) PaaS
11 86 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
12 82 (1.88%) SaaS
13 79 (1.81%) Amazon EMR
14 63 (1.44%) Office 365
15 55 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
16 54 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
16 54 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
17 49 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
18 40 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.54%) Internet
2 60 (1.37%) Firewall
3 33 (0.76%) VPN
4 27 (0.62%) HTTP
5 26 (0.60%) DNS
5 26 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.44%) SSL
7 18 (0.41%) Intranet
8 17 (0.39%) Network Security
9 15 (0.34%) Skype
9 15 (0.34%) WAN
10 14 (0.32%) DHCP
10 14 (0.32%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.30%) LAN
11 13 (0.30%) Wireless
12 12 (0.27%) SAN
13 10 (0.23%) BGP
14 9 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.18%) HTTPS
15 8 (0.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 762 (17.46%) Big Data
2 537 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
3 403 (9.23%) Hadoop
4 385 (8.82%) Power BI
5 323 (7.40%) SQL Server
6 225 (5.16%) Data Lake
7 210 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 202 (4.63%) NoSQL
9 186 (4.26%) Apache Hive
10 172 (3.94%) Relational Database
11 137 (3.14%) MySQL
12 134 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
13 133 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 121 (2.77%) BigQuery
15 116 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
16 107 (2.45%) MongoDB
17 104 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 98 (2.25%) Data Mining
19 87 (1.99%) QlikView
20 79 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 296 (6.78%) JIRA
2 283 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 241 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 100 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 76 (1.74%) Visual Studio
6 51 (1.17%) Selenium
7 50 (1.15%) Axure RP
7 50 (1.15%) Maven
8 44 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 40 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 35 (0.80%) webpack
11 34 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (0.66%) Artifactory
12 29 (0.66%) JUnit
13 28 (0.64%) SpecFlow
14 27 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 25 (0.57%) Ant
15 25 (0.57%) Gradle
16 24 (0.55%) NUnit
17 22 (0.50%) GitLab
General
1 1,067 (24.45%) Finance
2 415 (9.51%) Marketing
3 350 (8.02%) Banking
4 275 (6.30%) Retail
5 178 (4.08%) Front Office
6 128 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 112 (2.57%) Legal
8 94 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 75 (1.72%) Law
10 71 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 59 (1.35%) Advertising
12 55 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 54 (1.24%) Manufacturing
14 52 (1.19%) Publishing
15 33 (0.76%) Games
16 28 (0.64%) Back Office
17 23 (0.53%) Billing
18 20 (0.46%) German Language
19 18 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 18 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 855 (19.59%) Developer
2 779 (17.85%) Analyst
3 463 (10.61%) Architect
4 387 (8.87%) Data Engineer
5 257 (5.89%) Consultant
6 251 (5.75%) Data Analyst
7 242 (5.55%) Business Analyst
8 213 (4.88%) Data Scientist
9 173 (3.96%) Data Architect
10 139 (3.19%) Designer
11 138 (3.16%) Project Manager
12 134 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 125 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
14 115 (2.64%) Python Developer
15 110 (2.52%) Python Engineer
16 104 (2.38%) Java Developer
17 103 (2.36%) Senior Developer
18 91 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 90 (2.06%) AWS Engineer
20 89 (2.04%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (7.08%) HTML
2 271 (6.21%) CSS
3 213 (4.88%) Web Services
4 185 (4.24%) Kafka
5 173 (3.96%) .NET
6 145 (3.32%) HTML5
7 124 (2.84%) JSON
8 120 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 115 (2.64%) REST
9 115 (2.64%) XML
10 105 (2.41%) React
11 104 (2.38%) jQuery
12 101 (2.31%) Node.js
13 96 (2.20%) Sass
14 92 (2.11%) CSS3
15 88 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
16 82 (1.88%) Pandas
17 80 (1.83%) RESTful
18 75 (1.72%) SOAP
19 69 (1.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 686 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 416 (9.53%) User Experience
3 185 (4.24%) Algorithms
4 142 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 124 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 108 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 100 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 88 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 84 (1.92%) Derivative
10 79 (1.81%) Social Media
11 75 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 67 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 60 (1.37%) Public Cloud
14 56 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 54 (1.24%) Data Centre
15 54 (1.24%) Equities
16 53 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
17 49 (1.12%) NHS
18 46 (1.05%) Robotics
19 39 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 258 (5.91%) Linux
2 152 (3.48%) Windows
3 92 (2.11%) Unix
4 48 (1.10%) Android
5 25 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 23 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 21 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 19 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.30%) CentOS
11 8 (0.18%) VMS
11 8 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.14%) Solaris
14 5 (0.11%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.092%) HPUX
16 3 (0.069%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.046%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (21.75%) Data Analytics
3 872 (19.98%) Business Intelligence
4 674 (15.44%) Data Science
5 532 (12.19%) Data Modelling
6 487 (11.16%) DevOps
6 487 (11.16%) Machine Learning
7 478 (10.95%) Visualisation
8 457 (10.47%) Scrum
9 412 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
10 397 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 383 (8.78%) ETL
12 344 (7.88%) Data Analysis
13 327 (7.49%) Migration
14 304 (6.97%) Project Management
15 266 (6.10%) Data Management
16 257 (5.89%) Artificial Intelligence
16 257 (5.89%) Decision-Making
17 250 (5.73%) Data Visualisation
18 242 (5.55%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,246 (28.55%) SQL
2 926 (21.22%) Python
3 472 (10.82%) Java
4 466 (10.68%) JavaScript
5 307 (7.03%) R
6 252 (5.77%) C#
7 171 (3.92%) Scala
8 138 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 111 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 109 (2.50%) C++
11 77 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 71 (1.63%) Perl
13 70 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 60 (1.37%) C
15 55 (1.26%) TypeScript
16 54 (1.24%) PHP
16 54 (1.24%) VBA
17 53 (1.21%) MATLAB
18 49 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 37 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 398 (9.12%) Degree
2 252 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 182 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.76%) PhD
5 70 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 62 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 30 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
10 23 (0.53%) AWS Certification
11 21 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
12 20 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 19 (0.44%) CISSP
14 18 (0.41%) ISEB
15 17 (0.39%) SANS
16 16 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (0.37%) PMP
17 15 (0.34%) OSCP
18 11 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 161 (3.69%) QA
3 70 (1.60%) GDPR
4 39 (0.89%) PMO
5 25 (0.57%) HL7
6 17 (0.39%) IFRS
7 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.27%) SLA
8 11 (0.25%) GxP
8 11 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 9 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
10 8 (0.18%) NIST
11 7 (0.16%) IFRS 9
12 6 (0.14%) Basel III
13 5 (0.11%) NCSC
14 3 (0.069%) COBIT
14 3 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.069%) PMBOK
System Software
1 231 (5.29%) Docker
2 93 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.89%) HDFS
4 37 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.16%) vSphere
10 4 (0.092%) Samba
10 4 (0.092%) vCloud
10 4 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.069%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.069%) NFS
11 3 (0.069%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.069%) Varnish
11 3 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 180 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 119 (2.73%) Terraform
3 114 (2.61%) Ansible
4 48 (1.10%) Puppet
5 44 (1.01%) Oozie
6 39 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (0.76%) Kibana
8 26 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
9 19 (0.44%) Grafana
9 19 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.27%) vCenter Server
11 11 (0.25%) CASB
11 11 (0.25%) Nessus
11 11 (0.25%) Nmap
11 11 (0.25%) SCCM
12 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.21%) logstash
14 8 (0.18%) Graphite
14 8 (0.18%) HP ALM
14 8 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 566 (12.97%) Google
2 522 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 347 (7.95%) Tableau
4 266 (6.10%) Oracle
5 265 (6.07%) Adobe
6 157 (3.60%) SAP
7 146 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
8 80 (1.83%) Databricks
9 77 (1.76%) Splunk
10 66 (1.51%) MicroStrategy
11 61 (1.40%) IBM
12 51 (1.17%) Informatica
13 50 (1.15%) Alteryx
14 44 (1.01%) Cloudera
15 42 (0.96%) VMware
16 41 (0.94%) Talend
17 38 (0.87%) Greenplum
18 32 (0.73%) Hortonworks
18 32 (0.73%) MuleSoft
19 30 (0.69%) TIBCO