Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 45 43
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,293 1,370 4,062
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.33% 5.01% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 5.73% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,962 965 2,605
10th Percentile £363 £313 £334
25th Percentile £450 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £606
90th Percentile £750 £717 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 21 59
10th Percentile £14.07 £15.88 £10.25
25th Percentile £17.92 £17.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate £28.41 £22.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +26.27% -6.25% -4.00%
75th Percentile £38.75 £39.25 £37.07
90th Percentile £57.88 £50.39 £57.58
UK median hourly rate £28.41 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.27% -10.00% -3.85%

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 60,622 23,901 67,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.37% 87.41% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42,664 16,483 45,667
10th Percentile £317 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £381 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.39%
75th Percentile £625 £586 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,499 683 1,906
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.75 £11.55
25th Percentile £14.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate £24.08 £25.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.68% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £49.25 £45.00 £46.30
90th Percentile £63.30 £55.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £24.79 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.84% +11.11% +12.50%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +23 2,844 £575 +9.52% 805
South East +9 426 £525 +3.04% 178
North of England -8 286 £500 +11.11% 233
Midlands +1 246 £520 +22.35% 151
West Midlands +11 189 £518 +19.49% 107
North West -10 141 £500 - 132
South West +15 132 £475 -3.23% 56
Yorkshire +6 123 £475 +5.56% 62
East of England -24 97 £400 -20.99% 69
East Midlands -18 54 £525 +55.56% 43
North East -3 24 £550 +22.22% 39
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 1,406 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,398 (32.56%) SQL
3 1,230 (28.65%) Azure
4 1,219 (28.40%) Python
5 1,173 (27.32%) Finance
6 1,093 (25.46%) Social Skills
7 982 (22.87%) Business Intelligence
8 923 (21.50%) Data Analytics
9 736 (17.14%) AWS
10 695 (16.19%) Data Modelling
11 674 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
12 658 (15.33%) DevOps
13 628 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
14 611 (14.23%) Java
15 584 (13.60%) Power Platform
16 583 (13.58%) Visualisation
17 565 (13.16%) Power BI
18 555 (12.93%) Microsoft
19 530 (12.35%) ETL
20 490 (11.41%) Big Data
21 483 (11.25%) Scrum
22 476 (11.09%) Data Science
23 448 (10.44%) Degree
24 444 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
25 435 (10.13%) Marketing
26 414 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
27 396 (9.22%) Data Analysis
28 381 (8.87%) JavaScript
29 375 (8.74%) Google
29 375 (8.74%) Tableau

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
1 355 (8.27%) Apache Spark
2 160 (3.73%) SAS
3 138 (3.21%) Confluence
4 114 (2.66%) CMS
5 94 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 68 (1.58%) Apache Airflow
7 66 (1.54%) Apache
8 56 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 51 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (0.68%) Luigi
11 27 (0.63%) Jupyter
12 19 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 18 (0.42%) IIS
14 14 (0.33%) Apache Pig
14 14 (0.33%) CICS
14 14 (0.33%) Drupal
15 12 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.21%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 289 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.77%) Sketch
5 29 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.61%) Chatbot
7 19 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.42%) InVision
9 15 (0.35%) Figma
9 15 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
10 13 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.26%) SPSS
12 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.14%) Marvel
13 6 (0.14%) Zeplin
14 5 (0.12%) Adobe XD
15 3 (0.070%) UserZoom
16 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
16 2 (0.047%) MadCap Flare
16 2 (0.047%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 32 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 18 (0.42%) Sentinel
4 16 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
5 15 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.30%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 9 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.16%) HFM
8 7 (0.16%) Magento
8 7 (0.16%) Sprinklr
9 6 (0.14%) Cloudability
9 6 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.12%) Shopify
11 4 (0.093%) Endur
11 4 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.093%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.093%) SAP GTS
11 4 (0.093%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1,230 (28.65%) Azure
2 736 (17.14%) AWS
3 584 (13.60%) Power Platform
4 348 (8.11%) GCP
5 233 (5.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 199 (4.64%) Google Analytics
7 197 (4.59%) Serverless
8 181 (4.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 130 (3.03%) PaaS
10 121 (2.82%) Adobe Analytics
11 109 (2.54%) GitHub
12 102 (2.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 99 (2.31%) Azure Functions
14 92 (2.14%) Amazon S3
14 92 (2.14%) IaaS
14 92 (2.14%) SaaS
15 86 (2.00%) Snowflake
16 79 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
17 72 (1.68%) Microsoft 365
18 66 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 75 (1.75%) Firewall
2 32 (0.75%) VPN
3 31 (0.72%) Internet
4 25 (0.58%) BGP
5 24 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 22 (0.51%) HTTP
6 22 (0.51%) Network Security
7 21 (0.49%) DNS
8 20 (0.47%) SSL
9 19 (0.44%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.42%) LAN
10 18 (0.42%) WAN
11 13 (0.30%) Intranet
12 12 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
13 8 (0.19%) RTMP
13 8 (0.19%) SD-WAN
13 8 (0.19%) SMS
14 7 (0.16%) 4G
14 7 (0.16%) 5G
14 7 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 628 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 565 (13.16%) Power BI
3 490 (11.41%) Big Data
4 375 (8.74%) Tableau
5 333 (7.76%) Data Lake
6 287 (6.69%) SQL Server
7 282 (6.57%) Hadoop
8 219 (5.10%) NoSQL
9 213 (4.96%) Relational Database
10 179 (4.17%) Metadata
11 149 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
12 143 (3.33%) Apache Hive
13 137 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
14 130 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 121 (2.82%) BigQuery
16 114 (2.66%) MySQL
17 106 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
18 104 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 102 (2.38%) HBase
20 89 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 282 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 246 (5.73%) JIRA
3 233 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 82 (1.91%) GitLab
5 65 (1.51%) Bitbucket
6 64 (1.49%) Maven
7 61 (1.42%) ERwin
8 54 (1.26%) JUnit
9 50 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 49 (1.14%) PowerDesigner
11 47 (1.09%) Selenium
12 42 (0.98%) Artifactory
13 41 (0.96%) Visual Studio
14 36 (0.84%) Subversion
15 35 (0.82%) TeamCity
16 32 (0.75%) Mockito
17 27 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
18 25 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
19 23 (0.54%) Jasmine
20 21 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,173 (27.32%) Finance
2 1,093 (25.46%) Social Skills
3 674 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
4 435 (10.13%) Marketing
5 307 (7.15%) Banking
6 262 (6.10%) Public Sector
7 251 (5.85%) Presentation Skills
8 180 (4.19%) Retail
9 179 (4.17%) Front Office
10 143 (3.33%) Investment Banking
11 108 (2.52%) Telecoms
12 96 (2.24%) Influencing Skills
13 89 (2.07%) Legal
14 87 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
15 68 (1.58%) Manufacturing
16 64 (1.49%) Publishing
17 52 (1.21%) Electronics
18 46 (1.07%) Law
19 42 (0.98%) Financial Institution
20 41 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 771 (17.96%) Developer
2 654 (15.23%) Analyst
3 580 (13.51%) Architect
4 408 (9.50%) Data Engineer
5 263 (6.13%) Data Architect
6 242 (5.64%) Data Analyst
7 199 (4.64%) Consultant
8 171 (3.98%) Business Analyst
9 167 (3.89%) Azure Engineer
10 155 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 150 (3.49%) Project Manager
12 140 (3.26%) Data Scientist
13 129 (3.00%) Python Developer
14 113 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 109 (2.54%) Designer
16 99 (2.31%) Java Developer
16 99 (2.31%) Software Engineer
17 87 (2.03%) Python Engineer
18 86 (2.00%) Senior Developer
19 85 (1.98%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (5.29%) HTML
2 222 (5.17%) React
3 213 (4.96%) Kafka
4 197 (4.59%) .NET
5 174 (4.05%) CSS
6 150 (3.49%) Web Services
7 136 (3.17%) Node.js
8 117 (2.73%) JSON
9 106 (2.47%) AngularJS
9 106 (2.47%) REST
10 100 (2.33%) Spring
11 96 (2.24%) RESTful
12 79 (1.84%) XML
13 70 (1.63%) ARM Templates
13 70 (1.63%) PySpark
14 66 (1.54%) Spring Boot
15 64 (1.49%) Pandas
16 58 (1.35%) .NET Framework
16 58 (1.35%) GraphQL
17 57 (1.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 327 (7.62%) User Experience
2 159 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 148 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 134 (3.12%) Data Structures
5 130 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 117 (2.73%) Equities
7 108 (2.52%) Derivative
8 105 (2.45%) Hedge funds
9 97 (2.26%) Social Media
10 94 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 88 (2.05%) Virtual Team
12 77 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
13 72 (1.68%) Public Cloud
14 70 (1.63%) NHS
15 69 (1.61%) Cloud Native
16 68 (1.58%) Mobile App
17 67 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
18 62 (1.44%) Credit Risk
19 61 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
20 54 (1.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 215 (5.01%) Linux
2 174 (4.05%) Windows
3 142 (3.31%) Unix
4 26 (0.61%) Android
4 26 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 25 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.33%) VMS
8 13 (0.30%) zOS
9 12 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.14%) AIX
13 4 (0.093%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.070%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.047%) MVS
15 2 (0.047%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.023%) Debian
16 1 (0.023%) Solaris
16 1 (0.023%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,406 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (22.87%) Business Intelligence
3 923 (21.50%) Data Analytics
4 695 (16.19%) Data Modelling
5 658 (15.33%) DevOps
6 583 (13.58%) Visualisation
7 530 (12.35%) ETL
8 483 (11.25%) Scrum
9 476 (11.09%) Data Science
10 444 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
11 414 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 396 (9.22%) Data Analysis
13 354 (8.25%) Machine Learning
14 333 (7.76%) Software Engineering
15 331 (7.71%) Project Management
16 327 (7.62%) Decision-Making
17 325 (7.57%) Migration
18 318 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
19 307 (7.15%) Data Management
20 289 (6.73%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1,398 (32.56%) SQL
2 1,219 (28.40%) Python
3 611 (14.23%) Java
4 381 (8.87%) JavaScript
5 267 (6.22%) C#
6 249 (5.80%) Scala
7 232 (5.40%) R
8 179 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 160 (3.73%) C++
10 128 (2.98%) TypeScript
11 112 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 84 (1.96%) Bash Shell
13 83 (1.93%) T-SQL
14 77 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 69 (1.61%) VBA
16 64 (1.49%) Perl
17 59 (1.37%) Java 8
18 55 (1.28%) C
19 49 (1.14%) Kotlin
20 47 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 448 (10.44%) Degree
2 261 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 183 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 99 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 37 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 30 (0.70%) PhD
8 29 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
9 26 (0.61%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.33%) PMP
13 13 (0.30%) SAS Certification
14 12 (0.28%) ISEB
14 12 (0.28%) MBA
15 11 (0.26%) CIMA
16 10 (0.23%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (5.78%) Data Quality
2 182 (4.24%) QA
3 120 (2.80%) GDPR
4 101 (2.35%) Accessibility
5 55 (1.28%) PMO
6 30 (0.70%) SLA
7 18 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.33%) NIST
9 11 (0.26%) WCAG
10 10 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
11 9 (0.21%) COBIT
11 9 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (0.21%) HL7
11 9 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.16%) IFRS
13 5 (0.12%) COREP
14 4 (0.093%) FINREP
15 3 (0.070%) Basel III
15 3 (0.070%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 223 (5.19%) Docker
2 79 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 76 (1.77%) HDFS
4 33 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (0.30%) RACF
8 12 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.12%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.093%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 4 (0.093%) XenApp
12 3 (0.070%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.070%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.023%) GFS2
14 1 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.023%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 230 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 182 (4.24%) Terraform
3 136 (3.17%) Ansible
4 52 (1.21%) Grafana
5 29 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 28 (0.65%) Kibana
6 28 (0.65%) Puppet
7 24 (0.56%) Prometheus
7 24 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 21 (0.49%) Oozie
9 20 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
10 19 (0.44%) SCCM
11 17 (0.40%) BladeLogic
12 15 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 13 (0.30%) Istio
15 12 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (0.28%) Tivoli NetView
16 11 (0.26%) ZABBIX
17 10 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 555 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 375 (8.74%) Google
3 362 (8.43%) Databricks
4 285 (6.64%) Oracle
5 246 (5.73%) Adobe
6 203 (4.73%) SAP
7 145 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
8 102 (2.38%) Informatica
9 86 (2.00%) IBM
10 74 (1.72%) Splunk
11 70 (1.63%) Alteryx
12 54 (1.26%) BiZZdesign
12 54 (1.26%) Talend
13 49 (1.14%) ServiceNow
14 39 (0.91%) Cloudera
15 38 (0.89%) MuleSoft
16 37 (0.86%) Teradata
17 34 (0.79%) VMware
18 33 (0.77%) Remedy
18 33 (0.77%) Sparx