Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 53 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,045 4,086 3,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.26% 4.28% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 4.93% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,568 2,607 2,456
England median daily rate £500 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £488
% change year-on-year +3.09% -0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 47 52
England median hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +8.47% +31.11%
10th Percentile £10.25 £14.75 £17.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £52.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +12.07% +28.89%

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 66,369 82,930 81,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.34% 86.92% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43,994 55,553 54,879
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £644 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,028 2,133 1,948
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +2.22%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% -4.35% +2.22%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +14 2,317 £525 +5.00% 615
South East +17 688 £488 +3.72% 193
North of England +30 431 £443 +4.12% 175
Midlands +13 211 £440 -1.12% 111
North West +25 204 £450 +5.88% 109
South West +38 191 £500 +4.99% 81
East of England +18 191 £525 +16.67% 67
Yorkshire +28 164 £425 - 46
West Midlands +7 133 £425 +3.34% 73
East Midlands +10 73 £450 -7.69% 36
North East +23 63 £456 +7.35% 20
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 1,395 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,188 (29.37%) SQL
3 965 (23.86%) Finance
4 882 (21.80%) Python
5 873 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
6 849 (20.99%) Data Analytics
7 816 (20.17%) Azure
8 620 (15.33%) AWS
9 596 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
10 595 (14.71%) Big Data
11 565 (13.97%) Data Science
12 552 (13.65%) Microsoft
13 504 (12.46%) DevOps
14 500 (12.36%) Data Modelling
15 497 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
16 484 (11.97%) Google
17 475 (11.74%) Java
18 474 (11.72%) Visualisation
19 459 (11.35%) Power Platform
20 452 (11.17%) Power BI
21 418 (10.33%) Scrum
22 416 (10.28%) JavaScript
23 394 (9.74%) ETL
24 391 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
25 388 (9.59%) Machine Learning
26 366 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
27 355 (8.78%) User Experience
28 346 (8.55%) Data Analysis
29 345 (8.53%) Degree
30 335 (8.28%) Data Lake

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
1 262 (6.48%) Apache Spark
2 192 (4.75%) SAS
3 102 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 86 (2.13%) Confluence
5 81 (2.00%) CMS
6 77 (1.90%) Apache
7 53 (1.31%) Jupyter
8 52 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 33 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
11 28 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 23 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 22 (0.54%) IIS
14 16 (0.40%) Drupal
14 16 (0.40%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.35%) WordPress
16 13 (0.32%) JBoss
17 11 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.27%) Umbraco
18 10 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 266 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.41%) Sketch
5 38 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 29 (0.72%) SPSS
8 24 (0.59%) InVision
8 24 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
9 21 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.32%) Adobe XD
11 12 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.27%) InDesign
13 8 (0.20%) Stata
14 7 (0.17%) Zeplin
15 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 5 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
16 5 (0.12%) PTC Creo
16 5 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 40 (0.99%) FINCAD Analytics
2 35 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
3 26 (0.64%) Endur
4 25 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (0.37%) Eloqua
6 15 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 15 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (0.30%) SAP MDG
8 12 (0.30%) SessionCam
9 10 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
10 9 (0.22%) NetSuite
11 8 (0.20%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 816 (20.17%) Azure
2 620 (15.33%) AWS
3 459 (11.35%) Power Platform
4 293 (7.24%) GCP
5 268 (6.63%) Google Analytics
6 145 (3.58%) Azure Data Factory
7 123 (3.04%) PaaS
7 123 (3.04%) Serverless
8 113 (2.79%) GitHub
9 106 (2.62%) Adobe Analytics
10 92 (2.27%) Amazon S3
11 87 (2.15%) Data Lake Analytics
12 76 (1.88%) SaaS
13 71 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
13 71 (1.76%) Office 365
14 63 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
15 57 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
16 56 (1.38%) AWS Step Functions
17 55 (1.36%) IaaS
18 50 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.56%) Firewall
1 63 (1.56%) Internet
2 57 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 51 (1.26%) HTTP
4 37 (0.91%) VPN
5 36 (0.89%) SSL
6 27 (0.67%) DNS
7 25 (0.62%) SAN
8 20 (0.49%) Network Security
9 19 (0.47%) Intranet
9 19 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
10 18 (0.44%) WAN
11 15 (0.37%) NAS
12 14 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (0.30%) BGP
13 12 (0.30%) HTTPS
13 12 (0.30%) OSPF
13 12 (0.30%) SMTP
14 11 (0.27%) EIGRP
14 11 (0.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (14.71%) Big Data
2 497 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
3 452 (11.17%) Power BI
4 335 (8.28%) Data Lake
5 317 (7.84%) Hadoop
6 297 (7.34%) SQL Server
7 257 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 221 (5.46%) NoSQL
9 198 (4.89%) Relational Database
10 156 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
11 141 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 140 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
13 117 (2.89%) BigQuery
14 115 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 114 (2.82%) Apache Hive
15 114 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 93 (2.30%) MongoDB
16 93 (2.30%) MySQL
17 87 (2.15%) Data Mining
18 81 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 299 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 251 (6.21%) Jenkins
3 232 (5.74%) JIRA
4 105 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 79 (1.95%) Visual Studio
6 65 (1.61%) Selenium
7 57 (1.41%) Maven
8 56 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 56 (1.38%) JUnit
9 53 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 42 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 41 (1.01%) Axure RP
12 38 (0.94%) RStudio
13 30 (0.74%) Gatling
14 28 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (0.54%) Artifactory
16 21 (0.52%) JMeter
16 21 (0.52%) webpack
17 20 (0.49%) Ant
18 18 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 965 (23.86%) Finance
2 333 (8.23%) Marketing
3 303 (7.49%) Banking
4 231 (5.71%) Front Office
5 227 (5.61%) Retail
6 139 (3.44%) Public Sector
7 107 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 101 (2.50%) Legal
9 81 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 75 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 62 (1.53%) Publishing
12 57 (1.41%) Manufacturing
13 48 (1.19%) Law
14 38 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.84%) Advertising
16 33 (0.82%) Games
17 22 (0.54%) Billing
18 16 (0.40%) Electronics
19 15 (0.37%) Local Government
20 13 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 863 (21.33%) Developer
2 738 (18.24%) Analyst
3 457 (11.30%) Architect
4 296 (7.32%) Data Engineer
5 257 (6.35%) Data Analyst
6 206 (5.09%) Consultant
7 203 (5.02%) Business Analyst
8 190 (4.70%) Data Architect
9 180 (4.45%) Data Scientist
10 165 (4.08%) Designer
11 153 (3.78%) Senior Developer
12 137 (3.39%) Python Developer
13 133 (3.29%) Java Developer
14 128 (3.16%) Project Manager
15 124 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
16 116 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
17 105 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 101 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
19 96 (2.37%) UX Designer
20 93 (2.30%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (7.07%) HTML
2 241 (5.96%) Web Services
3 235 (5.81%) CSS
4 177 (4.38%) .NET
5 147 (3.63%) AngularJS
6 145 (3.58%) Kafka
7 132 (3.26%) HTML5
8 114 (2.82%) JSON
9 113 (2.79%) React
10 110 (2.72%) Node.js
11 105 (2.60%) Pandas
12 101 (2.50%) XML
13 97 (2.40%) J2EE
14 90 (2.22%) REST
15 79 (1.95%) CSS3
15 79 (1.95%) Sass
16 75 (1.85%) jQuery
17 73 (1.80%) RESTful
18 72 (1.78%) NumPy
19 71 (1.76%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 596 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
2 355 (8.78%) User Experience
3 152 (3.76%) Algorithms
4 138 (3.41%) Derivative
5 133 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 127 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 119 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 110 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
9 96 (2.37%) Fixed Income
10 91 (2.25%) Equities
11 90 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
12 73 (1.80%) Public Cloud
13 70 (1.73%) Hedge funds
14 64 (1.58%) Social Media
15 61 (1.51%) Virtual Team
16 48 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (1.11%) Mobile App
17 45 (1.11%) NHS
18 43 (1.06%) Data Centre
19 40 (0.99%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 237 (5.86%) Linux
2 178 (4.40%) Windows
3 86 (2.13%) Unix
4 36 (0.89%) Windows 10
5 33 (0.82%) Android
6 28 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 21 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 21 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.32%) CentOS
11 10 (0.25%) VMS
12 9 (0.22%) Solaris
13 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.099%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.074%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,395 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 873 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
3 849 (20.99%) Data Analytics
4 565 (13.97%) Data Science
5 504 (12.46%) DevOps
6 500 (12.36%) Data Modelling
7 474 (11.72%) Visualisation
8 418 (10.33%) Scrum
9 394 (9.74%) ETL
10 391 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 388 (9.59%) Machine Learning
12 366 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
13 346 (8.55%) Data Analysis
14 313 (7.74%) Migration
15 289 (7.14%) Software Engineering
16 270 (6.67%) Project Management
17 255 (6.30%) Artificial Intelligence
18 253 (6.25%) Microservices
19 233 (5.76%) Data Management
20 230 (5.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,188 (29.37%) SQL
2 882 (21.80%) Python
3 475 (11.74%) Java
4 416 (10.28%) JavaScript
5 267 (6.60%) R
6 238 (5.88%) C#
7 168 (4.15%) Scala
8 154 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 104 (2.57%) C++
10 76 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 69 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 64 (1.58%) C
13 59 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 50 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 44 (1.09%) Perl
16 43 (1.06%) TypeScript
17 38 (0.94%) Ruby
17 38 (0.94%) VBA
18 33 (0.82%) ES6
19 31 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 345 (8.53%) Degree
2 249 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 161 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 72 (1.78%) PhD
5 53 (1.31%) Master's Degree
6 48 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 47 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 41 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 29 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
10 23 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 22 (0.54%) ISEB
12 20 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.47%) CISSP
13 19 (0.47%) PMP
14 16 (0.40%) DBS Check
15 14 (0.35%) ACCA
15 14 (0.35%) AWS Certification
15 14 (0.35%) CIMA
15 14 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
16 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (4.62%) QA
2 177 (4.38%) Data Quality
3 56 (1.38%) GDPR
4 37 (0.91%) PMO
5 29 (0.72%) WCAG
6 23 (0.57%) HL7
7 13 (0.32%) SLA
8 12 (0.30%) GxP
9 11 (0.27%) NIST
10 10 (0.25%) IFRS
11 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.15%) NCSC
14 5 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.099%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.099%) RMADS
16 3 (0.074%) Basel III
16 3 (0.074%) COBIT
16 3 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 220 (5.44%) Docker
2 72 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 44 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (0.79%) HDFS
5 21 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.15%) Snort
9 5 (0.12%) vCloud
9 5 (0.12%) vSphere
10 2 (0.049%) Firmware
10 2 (0.049%) Samba
10 2 (0.049%) Xen
11 1 (0.025%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 165 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 120 (2.97%) Ansible
3 117 (2.89%) Terraform
4 61 (1.51%) Puppet
5 48 (1.19%) Kibana
6 43 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (0.91%) Grafana
8 23 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
9 22 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.35%) Nagios
10 14 (0.35%) Oozie
10 14 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.30%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.27%) Kubeflow
13 9 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.20%) Nessus
14 8 (0.20%) SCCM
15 7 (0.17%) Nmap
15 7 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 552 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 484 (11.97%) Google
3 327 (8.08%) Tableau
4 266 (6.58%) Oracle
5 185 (4.57%) Adobe
6 172 (4.25%) SAP
7 130 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
8 88 (2.18%) Databricks
9 70 (1.73%) MicroStrategy
10 69 (1.71%) Informatica
10 69 (1.71%) Talend
11 55 (1.36%) Splunk
12 50 (1.24%) Cloudera
13 47 (1.16%) IBM
14 46 (1.14%) Cognos
15 45 (1.11%) Alteryx
16 35 (0.87%) Teradata
17 34 (0.84%) Tealium
18 30 (0.74%) ServiceNow
19 29 (0.72%) VMware