Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Business Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analytics over the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Business Analytics
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 682 715 689
Rank change year-on-year +33 -26 +57
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 155 116 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 83 98
England median daily rate £471 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £620 £675 £588
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
England median hourly rate £36.50 - £24.80
10th Percentile £27.70 - £15.88
90th Percentile £45.85 - £35.95
UK median hourly rate £36.50 - £24.80

Business 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 77,453 75,596 81,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.04% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,346 50,436 53,969
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,783 2,059 2,503
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

Business Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analytics in England

Business Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analytics in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analytics in England

Business Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analytics in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analytics in England

Business Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analytics in England

Business Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analytics in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Analytics in England

Business 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 Business Analytics within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 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 +6 97 £500 +5.26% 36
South East -10 32 £425 +5.59% 6
Midlands +9 9 £495 +23.75% 6
East of England -6 8 £535 +94.55% 5
North of England +30 5 £425 -15.00% 5
West Midlands +21 5 £495 +23.75% 6
North West +4 4 £425 -15.00% 3
South West +1 4 £463 +0.54% 3
East Midlands - 4 £438 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £425 -15.00% 2
Business Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Analytics.

1 155 (100.00%) Analytics
2 113 (72.90%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (39.35%) SQL
4 47 (30.32%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (29.68%) Microsoft
6 41 (26.45%) Big Data
7 40 (25.81%) Finance
8 36 (23.23%) SQL Server
9 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (21.94%) Tableau
10 33 (21.29%) Hadoop
10 33 (21.29%) Data Modelling
11 32 (20.65%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (20.65%) Oracle
11 32 (20.65%) Machine Learning
12 31 (20.00%) Scrum
12 31 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (19.35%) ETL
13 30 (19.35%) Apache Spark
14 25 (16.13%) Data Analytics
14 25 (16.13%) Visualisation
15 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (13.55%) Power BI
15 21 (13.55%) CRM
15 21 (13.55%) Java
15 21 (13.55%) Degree
16 20 (12.90%) Marketing
16 20 (12.90%) Python
16 20 (12.90%) SAS
16 20 (12.90%) NoSQL

Business 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 30 (19.35%) Apache Spark
2 20 (12.90%) SAS
3 15 (9.68%) Confluence
4 14 (9.03%) Apache
5 11 (7.10%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.81%) CMS
6 9 (5.81%) JBoss
6 9 (5.81%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.52%) MS Project Server
8 4 (2.58%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.29%) GeoServer
9 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.45%) SPSS
3 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (5.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.81%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.58%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (2.58%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (1.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.29%) Serverless
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.45%) Big Data
2 36 (23.23%) SQL Server
3 33 (21.29%) Hadoop
4 32 (20.65%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (13.55%) Power BI
7 20 (12.90%) NoSQL
8 16 (10.32%) QlikView
9 15 (9.68%) Data Lake
10 14 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (7.74%) Relational Database
11 12 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (5.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (5.81%) DataStax
13 9 (5.81%) HBase
14 8 (5.16%) Mahout
15 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (3.87%) DataStage
16 6 (3.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) JIRA
2 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.29%) Codeship
5 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.29%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (25.81%) Finance
2 20 (12.90%) Marketing
3 17 (10.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (6.45%) Banking
5 6 (3.87%) Retail
6 4 (2.58%) Legal
6 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.94%) Billing
7 3 (1.94%) German Language
7 3 (1.94%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.29%) Advertising
8 2 (1.29%) Front Office
8 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) French Language
9 1 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (21.29%) Analyst
2 28 (18.06%) Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Architect
4 15 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 12 (7.74%) Consultant
6 12 (7.74%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (3.87%) Lead Architect
10 6 (3.87%) Tester
11 5 (3.23%) Analytics Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Specialist
11 5 (3.23%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.23%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (3.23%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (5.81%) Apache Camel
2 9 (5.81%) Guice
2 9 (5.81%) Kafka
2 9 (5.81%) RESTEasy
3 8 (5.16%) MLlib
4 5 (3.23%) .NET
4 5 (3.23%) REST
4 5 (3.23%) Spring
5 4 (2.58%) D3.js
5 4 (2.58%) Drools
5 4 (2.58%) JSON
5 4 (2.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (2.58%) Spring Boot
5 4 (2.58%) TinkerPop
5 4 (2.58%) XML
6 3 (1.94%) LDAP
6 3 (1.94%) RESTful
6 3 (1.94%) SailPoint
6 3 (1.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.68%) FMCG
4 10 (6.45%) User Experience
5 8 (5.16%) Linked Data
5 8 (5.16%) Social Media
6 7 (4.52%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.23%) Robotics
9 4 (2.58%) PMI
10 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.94%) Derivative
10 3 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.29%) NHS
12 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.65%) Media Streaming
12 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.65%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.45%) Unix
2 8 (5.16%) Linux
3 5 (3.23%) Windows
4 2 (1.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (100.00%) Analytics
2 113 (72.90%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (21.29%) Data Modelling
5 32 (20.65%) Machine Learning
6 31 (20.00%) Scrum
7 30 (19.35%) ETL
8 25 (16.13%) Data Analytics
8 25 (16.13%) Visualisation
9 21 (13.55%) CRM
10 19 (12.26%) Project Management
11 18 (11.61%) Change Management
12 17 (10.97%) Open Source
13 16 (10.32%) Content Management
14 15 (9.68%) ITIL
14 15 (9.68%) Use Case
15 13 (8.39%) Information Management
16 12 (7.74%) Data Visualisation
16 12 (7.74%) SDLC
17 11 (7.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (39.35%) SQL
2 21 (13.55%) Java
3 20 (12.90%) Python
4 19 (12.26%) R
5 14 (9.03%) Scala
6 13 (8.39%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.81%) Gremlin
8 8 (5.16%) MATLAB
8 8 (5.16%) SPARQL
9 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.23%) ABAP
11 4 (2.58%) C#
11 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.58%) VBScript
12 3 (1.94%) U-SQL
12 3 (1.94%) VB
13 2 (1.29%) Go
13 2 (1.29%) Ruby
14 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (13.55%) Degree
2 10 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.87%) PMP
5 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.58%) ISEB
7 2 (1.29%) APMP
7 2 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.29%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.52%) QA
3 5 (3.23%) GDPR
4 3 (1.94%) GAMP
4 3 (1.94%) ISO 20022
4 3 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) Docker
2 6 (3.87%) HDFS
3 4 (2.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) Ambari
1 9 (5.81%) Ansible
1 9 (5.81%) Kubernetes
1 9 (5.81%) Puppet
1 9 (5.81%) Terraform
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.29%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.65%) Graphite
4 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 46 (29.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.94%) Tableau
3 32 (20.65%) Oracle
4 13 (8.39%) Google
5 9 (5.81%) IBM
6 7 (4.52%) Cognos
6 7 (4.52%) Hortonworks
6 7 (4.52%) SAP
7 6 (3.87%) Informatica
8 5 (3.23%) Blue Prism
8 5 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (3.23%) Splunk
9 3 (1.94%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.94%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.94%) Lieberman
9 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.94%) Thycotic
10 2 (1.29%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.65%) FXall
11 1 (0.65%) IFS