The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

Data Analysis
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 139 123
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 819 892 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.93% 1.81% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.16% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 626 639
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.53 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.34% -30.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £21.74
% change year-on-year +26.81% -36.50%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 476 £475 +5.55% 89
South East +12 118 £425 +6.25% 38
South West +5 51 £375 +3.80% 18
North West +1 47 £400 - 11
West Midlands +12 42 £375 - 18
East of England -17 38 £405 +8.00% 21
Yorkshire -14 22 £388 -3.12% 9
East Midlands -5 21 £396 +21.92% 9
North East +68 1 £585 +115.66% 4
Midlands +7 1 £180 -40.00% 27
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 714 (43.83%) SQL
2 588 (36.10%) Finance
3 375 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
4 364 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 332 (20.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 313 (19.21%) Data Modelling
7 285 (17.50%) Oracle
8 261 (16.02%) Business Intelligence
9 257 (15.78%) Analytics
10 253 (15.53%) Business Analysis
11 243 (14.92%) Microsoft
12 225 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
13 206 (12.65%) Banking
14 203 (12.46%) ETL
15 198 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 186 (11.42%) SQL Server
17 185 (11.36%) Relational Database
18 181 (11.11%) Degree
19 172 (10.56%) Migration
20 158 (9.70%) Python
21 150 (9.21%) XML
22 146 (8.96%) Data Management
23 142 (8.72%) Management Information System
24 141 (8.66%) Project Management
25 137 (8.41%) Data Quality
26 126 (7.73%) Big Data
27 117 (7.18%) SDLC
28 115 (7.06%) Visualisation
29 114 (7.00%) Java
30 109 (6.69%) Web Services

Data Analysis
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 77 (4.73%) SAS
2 49 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 37 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.15%) Confluence
5 22 (1.35%) Apache Pig
6 16 (0.98%) Apache
7 11 (0.68%) CMS
8 9 (0.55%) JBoss
8 9 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.37%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.12%) CICS
13 2 (0.12%) IIS
13 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 332 (20.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (6.26%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (5.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 50 (3.07%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (1.90%) SPSS
7 23 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.37%) Stata
9 1 (0.061%) Simulink
9 1 (0.061%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.061%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 25 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.49%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.37%) Workday HCM
6 5 (0.31%) iTrent
6 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.25%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle TCA
8 3 (0.18%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.12%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 20 (1.23%) Office 365
5 17 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.92%) SaaS
7 10 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.37%) AdWords
10 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.31%) G Suite
11 5 (0.31%) IaaS
12 3 (0.18%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.18%) Firebase
12 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.86%) Firewall
2 11 (0.68%) HTTP
3 10 (0.61%) Internet
4 7 (0.43%) Network Security
5 5 (0.31%) MQTT
5 5 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.25%) LAN
6 4 (0.25%) LDAP
6 4 (0.25%) TETRA
7 3 (0.18%) DNS
7 3 (0.18%) Intranet
7 3 (0.18%) MPLS
7 3 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.18%) SMS
8 2 (0.12%) 4G
8 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.12%) VPLS
8 2 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
2 186 (11.42%) SQL Server
3 185 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 126 (7.73%) Big Data
5 105 (6.45%) Hadoop
6 104 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 83 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 48 (2.95%) Power BI
10 45 (2.76%) QlikView
11 44 (2.70%) Data Mining
11 44 (2.70%) MS Access
12 42 (2.58%) NoSQL
13 39 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (2.33%) Apache Hive
15 36 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
15 36 (2.21%) DB2
16 34 (2.09%) MySQL
17 32 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
18 30 (1.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (3.25%) JIRA
2 33 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 19 (1.17%) ERwin
3 19 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.04%) PowerDesigner
6 15 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.31%) Gradle
8 5 (0.31%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.31%) Toad
9 4 (0.25%) CA Gen
9 4 (0.25%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.25%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.25%) Maven
9 4 (0.25%) Selenium
10 3 (0.18%) JUnit
10 3 (0.18%) Subversion
10 3 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 588 (36.10%) Finance
2 206 (12.65%) Banking
3 79 (4.85%) Marketing
3 79 (4.85%) Retail
4 77 (4.73%) Investment Banking
5 63 (3.87%) Legal
6 50 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.82%) Front Office
8 36 (2.21%) Back Office
9 31 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 18 (1.10%) Electronics
13 17 (1.04%) Advertising
14 14 (0.86%) Publishing
15 13 (0.80%) Law
15 13 (0.80%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.74%) French Language
17 7 (0.43%) Automotive
17 7 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 900 (55.25%) Analyst
2 328 (20.14%) Data Analyst
3 295 (18.11%) Business Analyst
4 200 (12.28%) Developer
5 138 (8.47%) Systems Analyst
6 82 (5.03%) Data Business Analyst
7 79 (4.85%) SQL Analyst
8 65 (3.99%) Architect
9 64 (3.93%) Consultant
10 63 (3.87%) Oracle Analyst
11 49 (3.01%) Insurance Systems Analyst
11 49 (3.01%) Pensions Analyst
12 48 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
13 47 (2.89%) Technical Analyst
14 42 (2.58%) Data Architect
15 41 (2.52%) Excel Analyst
16 40 (2.46%) Data Scientist
17 39 (2.39%) Service Analyst
17 39 (2.39%) SQL Data Analyst
18 38 (2.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (9.21%) XML
2 109 (6.69%) Web Services
3 34 (2.09%) .NET
4 28 (1.72%) HTML
5 27 (1.66%) JSON
6 25 (1.53%) REST
7 24 (1.47%) SOAP
8 20 (1.23%) Middleware
8 20 (1.23%) XML Schema
9 19 (1.17%) J2EE
10 18 (1.10%) CSS
10 18 (1.10%) RESTful
11 17 (1.04%) Kafka
12 16 (0.98%) Node.js
13 12 (0.74%) XML Messaging
14 11 (0.68%) MDX
15 9 (0.55%) AngularJS
15 9 (0.55%) JMS
15 9 (0.55%) Natural Language Processing
16 8 (0.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 375 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 61 (3.74%) Data Structures
4 49 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.46%) NHS
6 36 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 31 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 28 (1.72%) User Experience
9 26 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
10 25 (1.53%) Market Risk
10 25 (1.53%) Reference Data
11 24 (1.47%) Mainframe
12 22 (1.35%) Equities
13 21 (1.29%) Derivative
13 21 (1.29%) Fintech
14 18 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 17 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 15 (0.92%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.92%) TWAP
16 15 (0.92%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 108 (6.63%) Linux
2 107 (6.57%) Windows
3 87 (5.34%) Unix
4 13 (0.80%) Windows 10
5 12 (0.74%) Windows Vista
6 8 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.31%) Android
8 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.12%) CentOS
10 2 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.061%) AIX
11 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (19.21%) Data Modelling
3 261 (16.02%) Business Intelligence
4 257 (15.78%) Analytics
5 253 (15.53%) Business Analysis
6 203 (12.46%) ETL
7 198 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 172 (10.56%) Migration
9 146 (8.96%) Data Management
10 141 (8.66%) Project Management
11 117 (7.18%) SDLC
12 115 (7.06%) Visualisation
13 109 (6.69%) Data Analytics
14 106 (6.51%) Data Migration
15 101 (6.20%) OO
16 88 (5.40%) Scrum
17 79 (4.85%) OOD
18 76 (4.67%) Validation
19 75 (4.60%) Waterfall
20 73 (4.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 714 (43.83%) SQL
2 158 (9.70%) Python
3 114 (7.00%) Java
4 94 (5.77%) VBA
5 50 (3.07%) PL/SQL
6 49 (3.01%) C#
6 49 (3.01%) R
7 47 (2.89%) T-SQL
8 45 (2.76%) JavaScript
9 31 (1.90%) Scala
10 26 (1.60%) VB
11 24 (1.47%) C
11 24 (1.47%) C++
12 21 (1.29%) Perl
13 18 (1.10%) MATLAB
14 16 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.68%) PHP
17 9 (0.55%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 181 (11.11%) Degree
2 91 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 65 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.86%) ISEB
6 12 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.55%) PMP
8 9 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 7 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.43%) PhD
10 5 (0.31%) CIMA
10 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.31%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (8.41%) Data Quality
2 60 (3.68%) QA
3 40 (2.46%) MiFID
4 26 (1.60%) PMO
5 24 (1.47%) EMIR
5 24 (1.47%) GDPR
6 20 (1.23%) SLA
7 17 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
8 16 (0.98%) ISO 20022
9 11 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
9 11 (0.68%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.49%) WCAG
12 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
13 6 (0.37%) IFRS
14 5 (0.31%) IFRS 9
15 4 (0.25%) FINREP
16 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
16 2 (0.12%) GMP
System Software
1 19 (1.17%) HDFS
2 12 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.49%) Docker
6 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.061%) KVM
8 1 (0.061%) LXC
8 1 (0.061%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.061%) vCloud
8 1 (0.061%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (0.92%) Puppet
2 14 (0.86%) Ansible
2 14 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (0.61%) Terraform
4 5 (0.31%) SCCM
5 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.18%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.18%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.18%) Mesos
6 3 (0.18%) QRadar
7 2 (0.12%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.12%) Nagios
7 2 (0.12%) Salt
7 2 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.061%) Control-M
8 1 (0.061%) DameWare
8 1 (0.061%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 285 (17.50%) Oracle
2 243 (14.92%) Microsoft
3 78 (4.79%) SAP
4 77 (4.73%) Tableau
5 42 (2.58%) IBM
5 42 (2.58%) Informatica
6 33 (2.03%) Talend
7 32 (1.96%) Google
8 26 (1.60%) Cognos
9 25 (1.53%) Cloudera
10 24 (1.47%) Teradata
11 23 (1.41%) Greenplum
12 22 (1.35%) Splunk
13 17 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
14 14 (0.86%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.80%) Alteryx
16 11 (0.68%) Hyperion
16 11 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.68%) Workday
17 10 (0.61%) VMware
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