Period
to

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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 32 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,457 3,707 1,566
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.21% 6.24% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 6.91% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,137 2,522 1,105
10th Percentile £406 £350 £325
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £738 £713
UK median daily rate £575 £530 £500
% change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 44 19
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.23 £19.02
25th Percentile - £19.49 £21.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £28.50
Median % change year-on-year +29.63% -5.26% +20.00%
75th Percentile £56.00 £38.75 £37.13
90th Percentile £75.78 £69.26 £44.86
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -5.26% +14.00%

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 65,050 53,661 26,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 90.58% 90.32% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46,255 37,196 17,939
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £450 £411 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,610 1,658 796
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.40 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.25 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £26.98 £20.78 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +29.87% -7.67% +6.98%
75th Percentile £56.00 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.38% -6.67% +7.14%

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 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
London -4 2,956 £600 +9.09% 531
South East -4 398 £525 - 108
Midlands +11 361 £525 +1.35% 107
West Midlands +8 300 £500 -3.29% 64
North of England -22 239 £525 +16.67% 140
North West -8 149 £525 +16.67% 87
East of England +14 122 £463 +30.10% 51
South West -10 107 £600 +20.48% 62
Yorkshire -52 65 £520 +15.56% 43
East Midlands +3 58 £573 +9.05% 42
North East 0 28 £504 +12.00% 10
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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 1,766 (39.62%) Agile
2 1,369 (30.72%) Finance
3 1,326 (29.75%) SQL
4 1,284 (28.81%) Python
5 1,250 (28.05%) Azure
6 1,039 (23.31%) Social Skills
7 1,021 (22.91%) Data Analytics
8 908 (20.37%) AWS
9 876 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
10 740 (16.60%) DevOps
11 664 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
12 604 (13.55%) Power Platform
13 587 (13.17%) Data Modelling
14 573 (12.86%) Power BI
15 572 (12.83%) Software Engineering
16 566 (12.70%) Java
17 563 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
18 553 (12.41%) ETL
19 548 (12.30%) Microsoft
20 541 (12.14%) Visualisation
21 538 (12.07%) Scrum
22 537 (12.05%) CI/CD
23 443 (9.94%) GCP
24 430 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
25 428 (9.60%) JavaScript
26 421 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
26 421 (9.45%) Front Office
27 412 (9.24%) JIRA
28 411 (9.22%) Big Data
29 405 (9.09%) React

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
1 281 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 268 (6.01%) Confluence
3 162 (3.63%) SAS
4 121 (2.71%) Apache
5 105 (2.36%) Apache Airflow
6 80 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 77 (1.73%) CMS
8 28 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 19 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 16 (0.36%) Drupal
11 15 (0.34%) Jupyter
11 15 (0.34%) WordPress
12 8 (0.18%) CICS
12 8 (0.18%) GeoServer
12 8 (0.18%) IIS
12 8 (0.18%) Luigi
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.16%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.13%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 325 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 84 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
4 52 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.38%) SPSS
7 11 (0.25%) Oracle Smart View
8 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.22%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.20%) Sketch
10 8 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.11%) UserZoom
12 4 (0.090%) Stata
13 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.045%) InVision
13 2 (0.045%) UXPin
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.022%) InDesign
14 1 (0.022%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 44 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 36 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.63%) assyst
4 21 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 14 (0.31%) Aladdin
6 13 (0.29%) SAP HCM
7 11 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.22%) Maximo
8 10 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
9 9 (0.20%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.20%) Shopify
10 8 (0.18%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.13%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.13%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,250 (28.05%) Azure
2 908 (20.37%) AWS
3 604 (13.55%) Power Platform
4 443 (9.94%) GCP
5 232 (5.21%) Azure Data Factory
6 226 (5.07%) Google Analytics
7 198 (4.44%) Azure DevOps
8 178 (3.99%) Serverless
9 172 (3.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 152 (3.41%) Azure Monitor
11 111 (2.49%) PaaS
12 104 (2.33%) SaaS
13 103 (2.31%) Amazon S3
14 89 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
15 88 (1.97%) Snowflake
16 85 (1.91%) Adobe Analytics
17 76 (1.71%) GitHub
18 69 (1.55%) Google Data Studio
19 68 (1.53%) Microsoft 365
20 67 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 84 (1.88%) Firewall
2 41 (0.92%) DNS
3 40 (0.90%) Internet
4 30 (0.67%) HTTP
5 29 (0.65%) Network Security
6 23 (0.52%) BGP
7 20 (0.45%) WAN
8 19 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 17 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
9 17 (0.38%) MVNO
9 17 (0.38%) SS7
9 17 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 17 (0.38%) Value-Added Service
10 16 (0.36%) VPN
11 15 (0.34%) DHCP
12 14 (0.31%) LAN
13 12 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
13 12 (0.27%) SD-WAN
13 12 (0.27%) tcpdump
14 11 (0.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 573 (12.86%) Power BI
2 563 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
3 411 (9.22%) Big Data
4 282 (6.33%) Tableau
5 281 (6.30%) Data Lake
6 246 (5.52%) SQL Server
7 176 (3.95%) Hadoop
8 171 (3.84%) NoSQL
9 140 (3.14%) MySQL
10 135 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 133 (2.98%) Pentaho
12 122 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
12 122 (2.74%) BigQuery
13 111 (2.49%) Metadata
14 107 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 100 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
16 96 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
17 92 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
18 89 (2.00%) Apache Hive
19 81 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 412 (9.24%) JIRA
2 354 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 243 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 138 (3.10%) GitLab
5 112 (2.51%) Bitbucket
6 72 (1.62%) Maven
7 59 (1.32%) Cypress.io
8 45 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 41 (0.92%) Artifactory
10 40 (0.90%) TeamCity
11 39 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
12 38 (0.85%) MLflow
12 38 (0.85%) Selenium
13 37 (0.83%) Gradle
14 36 (0.81%) ERwin
15 34 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
15 34 (0.76%) Subversion
16 28 (0.63%) Postman
16 28 (0.63%) SpecFlow
17 27 (0.61%) Gatling
General
1 1,369 (30.72%) Finance
2 1,039 (23.31%) Social Skills
3 664 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
4 421 (9.45%) Front Office
5 336 (7.54%) Banking
6 315 (7.07%) Marketing
7 267 (5.99%) Public Sector
8 197 (4.42%) Retail
9 159 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
10 136 (3.05%) Legal
11 120 (2.69%) Investment Banking
12 106 (2.38%) Telecoms
13 91 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
14 71 (1.59%) Manufacturing
15 63 (1.41%) Law
16 58 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 57 (1.28%) Games
18 50 (1.12%) Financial Institution
19 47 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
19 47 (1.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 1,019 (22.86%) Developer
2 763 (17.12%) Analyst
3 502 (11.26%) Architect
4 409 (9.18%) Data Engineer
5 312 (7.00%) Software Engineer
6 245 (5.50%) Data Analyst
6 245 (5.50%) Python Developer
7 226 (5.07%) Python Engineer
8 214 (4.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 213 (4.78%) AWS Engineer
10 203 (4.55%) Business Analyst
11 184 (4.13%) Data Architect
12 182 (4.08%) Java Developer
13 175 (3.93%) Azure Engineer
14 173 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
15 161 (3.61%) Consultant
16 154 (3.46%) AWS Developer
17 141 (3.16%) Project Manager
18 140 (3.14%) Senior Developer
19 113 (2.54%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (9.09%) React
2 233 (5.23%) .NET
3 165 (3.70%) Kafka
4 156 (3.50%) HTML
5 149 (3.34%) Pandas
6 143 (3.21%) NumPy
7 131 (2.94%) CSS
8 126 (2.83%) REST
9 113 (2.54%) SciPy
10 100 (2.24%) RESTful
11 85 (1.91%) .NET Framework
12 79 (1.77%) PySpark
13 78 (1.75%) Node.js
14 64 (1.44%) .NET Core
15 63 (1.41%) Spring
16 62 (1.39%) XML
17 55 (1.23%) JSON
17 55 (1.23%) Spring Boot
18 54 (1.21%) AngularJS
19 51 (1.14%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 277 (6.21%) Equities
2 271 (6.08%) User Experience
3 234 (5.25%) Derivative
4 211 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 206 (4.62%) Fixed Income
6 185 (4.15%) Data Structures
6 185 (4.15%) Hedge funds
7 148 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 128 (2.87%) Algorithms
9 104 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
10 91 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
11 65 (1.46%) Cloud Native
12 59 (1.32%) Social Media
13 53 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
14 51 (1.14%) Reference Data
15 49 (1.10%) FMCG
16 48 (1.08%) Public Cloud
17 47 (1.05%) Virtual Team
18 46 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
19 44 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 352 (7.90%) Linux
2 227 (5.09%) Unix
3 205 (4.60%) Windows
4 43 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 20 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 19 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.38%) Android
9 15 (0.34%) VMS
10 14 (0.31%) Debian
11 13 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.29%) CentOS
12 8 (0.18%) zOS
13 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.13%) AIX
14 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.067%) HPUX
16 2 (0.045%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.045%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,766 (39.62%) Agile
2 1,021 (22.91%) Data Analytics
3 876 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
4 740 (16.60%) DevOps
5 587 (13.17%) Data Modelling
6 572 (12.83%) Software Engineering
7 553 (12.41%) ETL
8 541 (12.14%) Visualisation
9 538 (12.07%) Scrum
10 537 (12.05%) CI/CD
11 430 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
12 421 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 396 (8.88%) Data Science
14 361 (8.10%) Asset Management
15 359 (8.05%) Data Analysis
16 321 (7.20%) Microservices
17 317 (7.11%) Migration
18 314 (7.05%) Decision-Making
19 280 (6.28%) Data Engineering
20 276 (6.19%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,326 (29.75%) SQL
2 1,284 (28.81%) Python
3 566 (12.70%) Java
4 428 (9.60%) JavaScript
5 309 (6.93%) C#
6 283 (6.35%) TypeScript
7 244 (5.47%) R
8 207 (4.64%) Scala
9 187 (4.20%) PowerShell
10 147 (3.30%) PL/SQL
11 130 (2.92%) C++
12 116 (2.60%) Shell Script
13 105 (2.36%) T-SQL
14 80 (1.79%) Bash
15 78 (1.75%) Perl
16 76 (1.71%) VBA
17 63 (1.41%) C
18 49 (1.10%) HiveQL
19 41 (0.92%) Go
20 33 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 383 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 337 (7.56%) Degree
3 330 (7.40%) SC Cleared
4 66 (1.48%) Azure Certification
5 60 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 53 (1.19%) PhD
7 51 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 40 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 38 (0.85%) AWS Certification
10 31 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 28 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
13 23 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (0.52%) CISSP
14 20 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
15 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (0.34%) GIAC
17 13 (0.29%) ISEB
18 11 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (6.01%) QA
2 212 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 99 (2.22%) GDPR
4 72 (1.62%) Accessibility
5 40 (0.90%) SLA
6 37 (0.83%) PMO
7 22 (0.49%) NIST
8 18 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (0.34%) HL7
9 15 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.16%) IFRS
11 6 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 6 (0.13%) WCAG
12 5 (0.11%) GLBA
12 5 (0.11%) GRC
12 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.11%) MiFID
12 5 (0.11%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.11%) SEPA
13 4 (0.090%) NCSC
System Software
1 304 (6.82%) Docker
2 92 (2.06%) HDFS
3 86 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 42 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 8 (0.18%) RACF
8 7 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.13%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.11%) vSphere
11 2 (0.045%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.045%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.045%) Squid
12 1 (0.022%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.022%) GFS2
12 1 (0.022%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.022%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 287 (6.44%) Kubernetes
2 235 (5.27%) Terraform
3 95 (2.13%) Ansible
4 44 (0.99%) Grafana
5 35 (0.79%) Puppet
6 30 (0.67%) Kubeflow
7 29 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.45%) Istio
9 17 (0.38%) Kibana
10 16 (0.36%) SCCM
11 15 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (0.25%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.22%) SCOM
14 8 (0.18%) Control-M
14 8 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
14 8 (0.18%) WSUS
15 7 (0.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 7 (0.16%) Consul
15 7 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 548 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 382 (8.57%) Google
3 349 (7.83%) Oracle
4 284 (6.37%) Databricks
5 207 (4.64%) SAP
6 151 (3.39%) Adobe
7 122 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
8 116 (2.60%) Informatica
9 111 (2.49%) Talend
10 84 (1.88%) Splunk
11 83 (1.86%) ServiceNow
12 73 (1.64%) Denodo
13 65 (1.46%) Cloudera
14 54 (1.21%) Alteryx
15 51 (1.14%) Bloomberg
16 43 (0.96%) Red Hat
17 38 (0.85%) IBM
18 37 (0.83%) MuleSoft
19 35 (0.79%) BiZZdesign
20 34 (0.76%) AppDynamics