Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 56 79
Rank change year-on-year +10 +23 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4,237 3,160 2,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.60% 3.76% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 4.43% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,873 2,098 1,742
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £319 £300 £290
90th Percentile £675 £675 £667
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 39 41
England median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.97 £13.60 £13.25
90th Percentile £49.57 £51.95 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £26.78 £24.38 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.85% +18.90% -2.65%

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 79,090 71,350 81,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.79% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,510 47,088 54,574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,096 1,886 2,105
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.62 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.45
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% +1.24% +19.05%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 0 2,664 £525 +5.00% 767
South East +17 681 £450 +7.14% 214
North of England +11 347 £425 +1.19% 202
Midlands +25 259 £450 +15.76% 148
Yorkshire -4 147 £450 +7.14% 67
North West +9 146 £425 - 117
East Midlands +32 139 £439 +17.00% 57
South West +48 136 £425 +0.59% 65
East of England -3 134 £450 +20.00% 76
West Midlands +9 115 £450 +12.50% 90
North East +32 59 £425 +6.25% 18
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 1,387 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1,183 (27.92%) SQL
3 1,006 (23.74%) Finance
4 916 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 867 (20.46%) Big Data
6 864 (20.39%) Python
7 840 (19.83%) Data Analytics
8 783 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
9 620 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
10 563 (13.29%) Hadoop
11 520 (12.27%) Microsoft
12 516 (12.18%) Degree
13 504 (11.90%) Google
14 499 (11.78%) Marketing
14 499 (11.78%) Visualisation
15 483 (11.40%) ETL
15 483 (11.40%) Data Science
16 471 (11.12%) Java
16 471 (11.12%) JavaScript
17 468 (11.05%) Apache Spark
18 459 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
19 455 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
20 447 (10.55%) SQL Server
21 434 (10.24%) Data Modelling
22 433 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
23 410 (9.68%) Tableau
24 391 (9.23%) Google Analytics
25 382 (9.02%) User Experience
26 365 (8.61%) HTML
27 355 (8.38%) Linux

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
1 468 (11.05%) Apache Spark
2 208 (4.91%) SAS
3 127 (3.00%) Apache
4 106 (2.50%) CMS
5 83 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 80 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 66 (1.56%) Apache Pig
8 64 (1.51%) Confluence
9 61 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 32 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 31 (0.73%) Jupyter
12 29 (0.68%) Apache Solr
12 29 (0.68%) nginx
13 27 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 26 (0.61%) WordPress
15 24 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
16 21 (0.50%) IIS
17 17 (0.40%) DataSynapse
18 15 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
19 14 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 300 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 67 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
4 52 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 40 (0.94%) SPSS
6 26 (0.61%) InVision
7 23 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 23 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
10 15 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.33%) Stata
12 12 (0.28%) UserZoom
13 11 (0.26%) Chatbot
14 9 (0.21%) HipChat
15 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.071%) InDesign
17 2 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
18 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
18 1 (0.024%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 43 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
3 17 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 16 (0.38%) WebTrends
5 14 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 14 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 12 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.28%) Eloqua
7 11 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (0.24%) PolarLake
9 9 (0.21%) Endur
9 9 (0.21%) FastStats
9 9 (0.21%) Summit
10 7 (0.17%) ReMetrica
10 7 (0.17%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.17%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (0.14%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 459 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 455 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
3 391 (9.23%) Google Analytics
4 172 (4.06%) Adobe Analytics
5 96 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 88 (2.08%) PaaS
7 79 (1.86%) Azure Data Factory
8 69 (1.63%) Amazon S3
9 66 (1.56%) Google Tag Manager
10 56 (1.32%) Serverless
11 54 (1.27%) SaaS
12 52 (1.23%) IaaS
13 46 (1.09%) GitHub
14 43 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
15 42 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
16 33 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
17 32 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
18 29 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
18 29 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
19 28 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.20%) Internet
2 50 (1.18%) Firewall
3 46 (1.09%) SSL
4 44 (1.04%) HTTP
5 30 (0.71%) SMS
6 28 (0.66%) Network Security
7 25 (0.59%) DNS
8 19 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 18 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 18 (0.42%) VPN
10 13 (0.31%) Intranet
11 12 (0.28%) DHCP
11 12 (0.28%) LAN
12 11 (0.26%) NetScaler
12 11 (0.26%) Wireless
13 10 (0.24%) WAN
14 9 (0.21%) Skype
15 7 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (0.17%) Modbus
15 7 (0.17%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (20.46%) Big Data
2 620 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
3 563 (13.29%) Hadoop
4 447 (10.55%) SQL Server
5 333 (7.86%) Power BI
6 275 (6.49%) Apache Hive
7 243 (5.74%) NoSQL
8 226 (5.33%) Data Lake
9 206 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 204 (4.81%) Relational Database
11 160 (3.78%) MongoDB
12 154 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 137 (3.23%) Data Mining
14 130 (3.07%) HBase
14 130 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
15 121 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 119 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
17 117 (2.76%) MySQL
18 113 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
19 109 (2.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 229 (5.40%) Git (software)
2 172 (4.06%) JIRA
3 165 (3.89%) Jenkins
4 76 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 59 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 39 (0.92%) Axure RP
7 39 (0.92%) Cucumber
8 34 (0.80%) Selenium
9 33 (0.78%) Subversion
9 33 (0.78%) webpack
10 32 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 31 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
12 30 (0.71%) Grunt
13 29 (0.68%) RStudio
14 27 (0.64%) Maven
15 25 (0.59%) Ant
15 25 (0.59%) gulp
15 25 (0.59%) Mocha
16 23 (0.54%) Jasmine
General
1 1,006 (23.74%) Finance
2 499 (11.78%) Marketing
3 279 (6.58%) Banking
4 241 (5.69%) Retail
5 159 (3.75%) Front Office
6 97 (2.29%) Legal
7 92 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 85 (2.01%) Games
9 72 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 66 (1.56%) Telecoms
11 64 (1.51%) Advertising
12 51 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 51 (1.20%) Law
13 43 (1.01%) Publishing
14 41 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (0.52%) Back Office
16 21 (0.50%) Automotive
16 21 (0.50%) Electronics
16 21 (0.50%) French Language
17 17 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 978 (23.08%) Developer
2 819 (19.33%) Analyst
3 373 (8.80%) Architect
4 313 (7.39%) Data Engineer
5 255 (6.02%) Data Analyst
6 253 (5.97%) Consultant
7 199 (4.70%) Business Analyst
8 154 (3.63%) Data Architect
9 146 (3.45%) Data Scientist
10 129 (3.04%) Senior Developer
11 128 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
12 120 (2.83%) Project Manager
12 120 (2.83%) User Researcher
13 117 (2.76%) Designer
14 115 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 109 (2.57%) Big Data Engineer
16 83 (1.96%) Analytics Manager
16 83 (1.96%) Java Developer
17 80 (1.89%) Python Developer
18 78 (1.84%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (8.61%) HTML
2 278 (6.56%) CSS
3 243 (5.74%) Kafka
4 223 (5.26%) .NET
5 170 (4.01%) AngularJS
6 164 (3.87%) HTML5
7 150 (3.54%) Node.js
8 138 (3.26%) REST
9 136 (3.21%) Web Services
10 134 (3.16%) jQuery
10 134 (3.16%) React
11 114 (2.69%) JSON
12 104 (2.45%) XML
13 101 (2.38%) RESTful
14 94 (2.22%) CSS3
15 84 (1.98%) SOAP
16 62 (1.46%) ASP.NET
16 62 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 57 (1.35%) TensorFlow
18 54 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 783 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 382 (9.02%) User Experience
3 231 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 154 (3.63%) Algorithms
5 151 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 124 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
7 111 (2.62%) Derivative
8 94 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 90 (2.12%) Fixed Income
10 84 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 84 (1.98%) Social Media
11 81 (1.91%) Data Structures
12 74 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 70 (1.65%) Blog
14 55 (1.30%) Fintech
15 51 (1.20%) Equities
16 50 (1.18%) Credit Risk
17 38 (0.90%) FMCG
18 36 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
18 36 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 355 (8.38%) Linux
2 166 (3.92%) Windows
3 113 (2.67%) Unix
4 47 (1.11%) Android
5 39 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 36 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.68%) CentOS
8 28 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.52%) VMS
10 14 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.19%) DC/OS
13 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.094%) Solaris
14 4 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.047%) Debian
15 2 (0.047%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.047%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.047%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.024%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,387 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 916 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
3 840 (19.83%) Data Analytics
4 499 (11.78%) Visualisation
5 483 (11.40%) Data Science
5 483 (11.40%) ETL
6 434 (10.24%) Data Modelling
7 433 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
8 354 (8.35%) Machine Learning
9 336 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 332 (7.84%) Scrum
11 317 (7.48%) Data Analysis
12 311 (7.34%) DevOps
13 297 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 257 (6.07%) Project Management
15 251 (5.92%) Web Analytics
16 249 (5.88%) Data Management
17 226 (5.33%) Data Visualisation
18 223 (5.26%) Decision-Making
19 207 (4.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,183 (27.92%) SQL
2 864 (20.39%) Python
3 471 (11.12%) Java
3 471 (11.12%) JavaScript
4 351 (8.28%) R
5 346 (8.17%) C#
6 273 (6.44%) Scala
7 159 (3.75%) C++
8 116 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 94 (2.22%) VBA
10 85 (2.01%) C
11 80 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 78 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 63 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 61 (1.44%) Perl
15 60 (1.42%) Ruby
16 56 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 51 (1.20%) ES6
18 41 (0.97%) PHP
19 35 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 516 (12.18%) Degree
2 223 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 168 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 66 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (1.37%) PhD
6 50 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
7 46 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 30 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.59%) CISSP
10 22 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
12 20 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
13 19 (0.45%) PMI Certification
14 18 (0.42%) CISM
15 16 (0.38%) CCNP
16 15 (0.35%) PMP
17 13 (0.31%) CCIE
17 13 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (6.63%) Data Quality
2 139 (3.28%) QA
3 103 (2.43%) GDPR
4 42 (0.99%) SLA
5 35 (0.83%) PMO
6 18 (0.42%) GCP
7 15 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.33%) IFRS
9 13 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (0.28%) COBIT
10 12 (0.28%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 8 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
12 8 (0.19%) IFRS 9
13 7 (0.17%) HL7
13 7 (0.17%) MiFID
14 6 (0.14%) EMIR
15 4 (0.094%) WCAG
16 3 (0.071%) PSD2
System Software
1 141 (3.33%) Docker
2 92 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 90 (2.12%) HDFS
4 60 (1.42%) Active Directory
5 20 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (0.24%) XenApp
9 9 (0.21%) XenServer
10 8 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.071%) Ceph
13 3 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.071%) NFS
14 2 (0.047%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.047%) Firmware
14 2 (0.047%) Samba
14 2 (0.047%) vCloud
14 2 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 127 (3.00%) Oozie
2 68 (1.60%) Terraform
3 56 (1.32%) Puppet
4 52 (1.23%) Ansible
5 40 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 32 (0.76%) Kibana
7 30 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (0.66%) Grafana
9 20 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
11 16 (0.38%) SCCM
12 11 (0.26%) Mesos
13 10 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 10 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.21%) CASB
14 9 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (0.21%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.19%) Ambari
15 8 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 520 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 504 (11.90%) Google
3 410 (9.68%) Tableau
4 286 (6.75%) Oracle
5 284 (6.70%) Adobe
6 225 (5.31%) SAP
7 154 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
8 124 (2.93%) Cloudera
9 103 (2.43%) Informatica
10 84 (1.98%) IBM
11 82 (1.94%) Talend
12 80 (1.89%) Alteryx
13 72 (1.70%) Hortonworks
14 66 (1.56%) Splunk
15 64 (1.51%) Cognos
16 59 (1.39%) Tealium
17 52 (1.23%) MapR
18 47 (1.11%) Teradata
19 42 (0.99%) Cisco
20 41 (0.97%) ServiceNow