Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 41 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1,656 4,408 4,322
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.27% 5.31% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 6.08% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,178 2,870 2,869
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £325 £338 £313
90th Percentile £725 £700 £661
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 65 57
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -26.47% +36.00%
10th Percentile £20.03 £9.65 £13.87
90th Percentile £47.76 £52.42 £54.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +43.16%

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 27,131 72,442 81,476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.37% 87.23% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,230 48,189 54,198
Median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 2,000 2,204
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.66 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.96% +14.67% -7.53%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +14.29% -13.56%

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 6 August 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 6 August 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 6 August 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 -7 992 £525 - 225
South East +18 280 £475 +2.15% 62
North of England -24 120 £456 +1.33% 76
Midlands +17 116 £432 -9.05% 52
West Midlands +21 89 £432 -9.05% 32
East of England -11 63 £500 -2.91% 27
North West -13 62 £433 -6.74% 49
South West -3 58 £457 -7.74% 25
Yorkshire -16 45 £466 +3.56% 16
East Midlands +13 26 £420 -6.67% 20
North East +10 13 £803 +88.82% 11
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 585 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (33.15%) SQL
3 443 (26.75%) Python
4 412 (24.88%) Business Intelligence
5 379 (22.89%) Azure
6 339 (20.47%) Data Analytics
7 336 (20.29%) Finance
8 274 (16.55%) Microsoft
9 261 (15.76%) Data Modelling
10 255 (15.40%) DevOps
11 249 (15.04%) Data Science
12 241 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
12 241 (14.55%) AWS
13 239 (14.43%) Big Data
14 232 (14.01%) Power Platform
15 229 (13.83%) Scrum
16 228 (13.77%) Java
16 228 (13.77%) Power BI
17 203 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
18 198 (11.96%) ETL
19 194 (11.71%) Visualisation
20 189 (11.41%) Machine Learning
21 178 (10.75%) Google
22 174 (10.51%) Security Cleared
23 163 (9.84%) Data Analysis
24 159 (9.60%) Git (software)
25 149 (9.00%) Tableau
26 145 (8.76%) Data Lake
26 145 (8.76%) Marketing
27 144 (8.70%) JavaScript

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
1 130 (7.85%) Apache Spark
2 65 (3.93%) SAS
3 45 (2.72%) CMS
3 45 (2.72%) Confluence
4 44 (2.66%) SharePoint
5 34 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 21 (1.27%) Apache
8 20 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.66%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.60%) Apache Geronimo
13 10 (0.60%) Apache TomEE
13 10 (0.60%) JBoss
13 10 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.54%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.48%) Mule
15 8 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.42%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.36%) Figma
7 6 (0.36%) Sketch
8 3 (0.18%) InVision
8 3 (0.18%) SPSS
8 3 (0.18%) Stata
9 2 (0.12%) CATIA
9 2 (0.12%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.12%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.48%) SAP FI-CA
4 7 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.30%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.24%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.24%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.18%) Endur
8 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 379 (22.89%) Azure
2 241 (14.55%) AWS
3 232 (14.01%) Power Platform
4 125 (7.55%) GCP
5 111 (6.70%) Google Analytics
6 79 (4.77%) PaaS
7 53 (3.20%) Serverless
8 45 (2.72%) Azure Data Factory
9 40 (2.42%) Amazon S3
10 38 (2.29%) SaaS
11 37 (2.23%) IaaS
12 33 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
13 32 (1.93%) GitHub
14 29 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
15 24 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
15 24 (1.45%) Google Tag Manager
16 23 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
17 20 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
17 20 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
17 20 (1.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.51%) DNS
2 24 (1.45%) Firewall
3 19 (1.15%) Internet
4 18 (1.09%) Skype
5 14 (0.85%) Network Security
6 11 (0.66%) Intranet
7 9 (0.54%) 5G
7 9 (0.54%) HTTP
7 9 (0.54%) SSL
8 8 (0.48%) VoIP
9 7 (0.42%) DHCP
9 7 (0.42%) VPN
10 6 (0.36%) Broadband
11 5 (0.30%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.30%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.30%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.24%) Junos
12 4 (0.24%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (14.43%) Big Data
2 228 (13.77%) Power BI
3 203 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
4 145 (8.76%) Data Lake
5 143 (8.64%) Hadoop
6 125 (7.55%) SQL Server
7 86 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (4.77%) Amazon Redshift
9 78 (4.71%) NoSQL
10 64 (3.86%) Apache Hive
10 64 (3.86%) Relational Database
11 42 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (2.48%) MongoDB
13 38 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 38 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 38 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (2.23%) Data Mining
15 35 (2.11%) HDInsight
16 34 (2.05%) Looker
17 32 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 159 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 86 (5.19%) JIRA
3 85 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.17%) GitLab
4 36 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 34 (2.05%) Artifactory
6 24 (1.45%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.39%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.33%) Selenium
9 17 (1.03%) Subversion
10 16 (0.97%) Maven
11 15 (0.91%) JUnit
12 14 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.72%) Postman
13 12 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (0.60%) Ant
14 10 (0.60%) SoapUI
14 10 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.54%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 336 (20.29%) Finance
2 145 (8.76%) Marketing
3 119 (7.19%) Public Sector
4 98 (5.92%) Banking
5 96 (5.80%) Front Office
6 58 (3.50%) Legal
7 52 (3.14%) Investment Banking
8 50 (3.02%) Telecoms
9 46 (2.78%) Retail
10 41 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 29 (1.75%) Manufacturing
12 28 (1.69%) Publishing
13 22 (1.33%) Electronics
13 22 (1.33%) Games
13 22 (1.33%) Law
14 10 (0.60%) Billing
14 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.54%) Advertising
16 8 (0.48%) Automotive
16 8 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 332 (20.05%) Developer
2 250 (15.10%) Analyst
3 179 (10.81%) Architect
4 125 (7.55%) Data Engineer
5 101 (6.10%) Consultant
6 79 (4.77%) Data Architect
7 74 (4.47%) Business Analyst
8 71 (4.29%) Data Analyst
9 68 (4.11%) Data Scientist
10 64 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 59 (3.56%) Python Developer
12 52 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
12 52 (3.14%) Project Manager
13 43 (2.60%) Java Developer
14 42 (2.54%) Analytics Manager
15 41 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 36 (2.17%) Python Engineer
17 35 (2.11%) AWS Engineer
17 35 (2.11%) Software Engineer
17 35 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (6.10%) Web Services
2 83 (5.01%) HTML
3 80 (4.83%) React
4 74 (4.47%) .NET
5 67 (4.05%) AngularJS
6 64 (3.86%) Node.js
7 56 (3.38%) CSS
8 55 (3.32%) JSON
9 52 (3.14%) REST
10 48 (2.90%) Kafka
11 41 (2.48%) XML
12 33 (1.99%) RESTful
13 28 (1.69%) PySpark
14 27 (1.63%) Natural Language Processing
15 23 (1.39%) SOAP
16 21 (1.27%) Spring
17 20 (1.21%) HTML5
18 19 (1.15%) .NET Framework
18 19 (1.15%) Redux
19 18 (1.09%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 241 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.46%) User Experience
3 71 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 63 (3.80%) Fixed Income
5 55 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 52 (3.14%) Algorithms
6 52 (3.14%) Derivative
7 46 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
8 39 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
9 32 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (1.69%) Blog
10 28 (1.69%) Hedge funds
11 27 (1.63%) Social Media
12 26 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 26 (1.57%) Equities
12 26 (1.57%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.51%) Public Cloud
14 19 (1.15%) Reference Data
15 17 (1.03%) Credit Risk
15 17 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 96 (5.80%) Windows
2 92 (5.56%) Linux
3 60 (3.62%) Unix
4 23 (1.39%) VMS
5 17 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.91%) Android
7 14 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.79%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.72%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.12%) Debian
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.060%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (24.88%) Business Intelligence
3 339 (20.47%) Data Analytics
4 261 (15.76%) Data Modelling
5 255 (15.40%) DevOps
6 249 (15.04%) Data Science
7 229 (13.83%) Scrum
8 198 (11.96%) ETL
9 194 (11.71%) Visualisation
10 189 (11.41%) Machine Learning
11 163 (9.84%) Data Analysis
12 130 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 128 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
14 122 (7.37%) Data Management
15 116 (7.00%) Artificial Intelligence
16 115 (6.94%) Decision-Making
16 115 (6.94%) Software Engineering
17 108 (6.52%) Migration
18 103 (6.22%) Microservices
19 101 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 549 (33.15%) SQL
2 443 (26.75%) Python
3 228 (13.77%) Java
4 144 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 107 (6.46%) R
6 90 (5.43%) C#
7 64 (3.86%) PowerShell
8 60 (3.62%) C++
9 56 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 53 (3.20%) Scala
11 49 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 43 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 38 (2.29%) TypeScript
14 35 (2.11%) VBA
15 33 (1.99%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.69%) Perl
17 24 (1.45%) C
18 20 (1.21%) Go
19 16 (0.97%) MATLAB
20 12 (0.72%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 174 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 138 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 115 (6.94%) Degree
4 22 (1.33%) PhD
5 20 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.15%) CISM
7 17 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.79%) ISEB
10 12 (0.72%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.66%) CISSP
12 10 (0.60%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.42%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.30%) CCNA
15 5 (0.30%) CCNP
15 5 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
16 4 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.01%) Data Quality
2 43 (2.60%) QA
3 31 (1.87%) GDPR
4 16 (0.97%) SLA
5 13 (0.79%) PMO
6 12 (0.72%) COBIT
7 9 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.36%) HL7
8 6 (0.36%) NIST
9 5 (0.30%) GxP
9 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.24%) IFRS
10 4 (0.24%) P3O
10 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.24%) WCAG
11 2 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
12 1 (0.060%) Basel II
12 1 (0.060%) CDISC
12 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 87 (5.25%) Docker
2 31 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (1.33%) HDFS
4 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.24%) NFS
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.18%) vSphere
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.060%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.060%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.060%) Snort
8 1 (0.060%) UAG
8 1 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.060%) XenApp
8 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 85 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 50 (3.02%) Terraform
3 41 (2.48%) Ansible
4 21 (1.27%) SCCM
5 13 (0.79%) Kibana
5 13 (0.79%) Puppet
6 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.54%) Grafana
8 8 (0.48%) Oozie
9 7 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.30%) CloudForms
10 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.30%) logstash
10 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.30%) SCOM
10 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.24%) Istio
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 274 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 178 (10.75%) Google
3 149 (9.00%) Tableau
4 119 (7.19%) Oracle
5 103 (6.22%) SAP
6 61 (3.68%) Informatica
7 56 (3.38%) Adobe
8 52 (3.14%) Databricks
9 46 (2.78%) Cloudera
10 33 (1.99%) Talend
11 31 (1.87%) IBM
11 31 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (1.81%) Splunk
13 29 (1.75%) Alteryx
13 29 (1.75%) Teradata
14 21 (1.27%) Hortonworks
15 20 (1.21%) Bloomberg
16 17 (1.03%) Red Hat
17 15 (0.91%) Cisco
18 14 (0.85%) MicroStrategy