Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 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.

Data Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 134 134
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1,796 1,747 1,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.94% 1.93% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.30% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,289 1,223 1,204
England median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £423
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.48% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 76
England median hourly rate £19.30 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -3.03% -26.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.68 £10.41
90th Percentile £41.80 £41.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -3.53% -3.03% -24.31%

Data Analysis 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 78,144 76,040 80,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.59% 84.08% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,821 50,742 53,006
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 2,055 2,462
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 £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 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 -10 961 £475 +5.56% 217
South East -1 322 £438 +2.94% 83
North of England +59 214 £425 +13.33% 61
North West +47 125 £425 +18.88% 34
Midlands -33 104 £400 +3.43% 50
South West +18 102 £420 +12.00% 26
East of England -35 90 £388 +29.17% 34
West Midlands -30 77 £388 -3.13% 38
Yorkshire +11 64 £425 +6.25% 21
North East +61 30 £425 +30.77% 6
East Midlands -8 27 £450 +28.57% 12
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 712 (39.64%) SQL
2 573 (31.90%) Finance
3 406 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
4 397 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
5 386 (21.49%) Data Modelling
6 308 (17.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 300 (16.70%) Business Intelligence
8 270 (15.03%) Banking
9 261 (14.53%) Analytics
10 260 (14.48%) Business Analysis
11 248 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 247 (13.75%) Microsoft
13 236 (13.14%) SQL Server
14 235 (13.08%) ETL
15 231 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
16 214 (11.92%) Oracle
17 212 (11.80%) Data Management
18 199 (11.08%) Migration
19 186 (10.36%) Data Quality
20 182 (10.13%) Python
21 173 (9.63%) Project Management
22 159 (8.85%) Degree
23 152 (8.46%) Big Data
24 139 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
25 132 (7.35%) Data Migration
26 130 (7.24%) Visualisation
27 125 (6.96%) Tableau
28 118 (6.57%) Management Information System
29 115 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 114 (6.35%) Scrum

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 80 (4.45%) SAS
2 57 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 47 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.95%) Confluence
5 15 (0.84%) Apache Pig
5 15 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.61%) Apache
7 11 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.56%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.45%) IIS
10 7 (0.39%) CMS
11 6 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.33%) Luigi
12 4 (0.22%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.22%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.11%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.056%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.056%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 308 (17.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 139 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
3 104 (5.79%) MS Visio
4 61 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 48 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
6 42 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.50%) SPSS
8 8 (0.45%) Pipeline Pilot
9 5 (0.28%) Weka
10 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.17%) InVision
12 2 (0.11%) Mingle
13 1 (0.056%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.056%) Stata
13 1 (0.056%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.056%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.056%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 36 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 26 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (0.56%) Sonata
5 8 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.39%) HFM
6 7 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.28%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.28%) Summit
9 4 (0.22%) iTrent
9 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.17%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.72%) SaaS
6 10 (0.56%) GitHub
7 9 (0.50%) Slack
7 9 (0.50%) Trello
8 7 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.33%) Office 365
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (0.22%) IaaS
11 4 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.22%) Veeva
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.22%) Firewall
2 18 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (0.95%) SMS
4 16 (0.89%) DNS
5 15 (0.84%) Internet
6 12 (0.67%) DHCP
6 12 (0.67%) WAN
7 9 (0.50%) Intranet
7 9 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.45%) Network Security
9 7 (0.39%) FTP
10 6 (0.33%) LAN
11 5 (0.28%) HTTP
11 5 (0.28%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.28%) VPN
12 4 (0.22%) LDAP
12 4 (0.22%) MPLS
13 3 (0.17%) NAS
13 3 (0.17%) VPLS
13 3 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 231 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
3 152 (8.46%) Big Data
4 115 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (4.57%) Hadoop
7 75 (4.18%) Data Mining
8 74 (4.12%) Power BI
9 67 (3.73%) Relational Database
10 65 (3.62%) QlikView
11 63 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 57 (3.17%) NoSQL
13 56 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
14 40 (2.23%) MS Access
15 38 (2.12%) Oracle Database
16 35 (1.95%) Apache Hive
17 33 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (1.78%) OLAP
19 27 (1.50%) DB2
20 25 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 83 (4.62%) JIRA
2 34 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.67%) ERwin
6 11 (0.61%) PowerDesigner
7 10 (0.56%) Axure RP
7 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (0.39%) Subversion
9 7 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.28%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.28%) LSMW
11 4 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.22%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.22%) ProC
11 4 (0.22%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.22%) Selenium
11 4 (0.22%) SonarQube
General
1 573 (31.90%) Finance
2 270 (15.03%) Banking
3 112 (6.24%) Retail
4 82 (4.57%) Marketing
5 77 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 55 (3.06%) Legal
7 46 (2.56%) Front Office
8 37 (2.06%) Law
9 28 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 27 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.39%) Retail Banking
12 21 (1.17%) Back Office
12 21 (1.17%) Publishing
13 18 (1.00%) Games
13 18 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.95%) Advertising
15 16 (0.89%) Billing
16 12 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.33%) Electronics
17 6 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 958 (53.34%) Analyst
2 434 (24.16%) Data Analyst
3 335 (18.65%) Business Analyst
4 256 (14.25%) Developer
5 118 (6.57%) Architect
6 94 (5.23%) Data Business Analyst
7 85 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
8 81 (4.51%) Data Architect
9 68 (3.79%) Consultant
10 67 (3.73%) SQL Analyst
11 64 (3.56%) Banking Analyst
12 58 (3.23%) Project Manager
12 58 (3.23%) SQL Developer
13 56 (3.12%) Business Data Analyst
13 56 (3.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 55 (3.06%) Data Scientist
15 54 (3.01%) Data Engineer
15 54 (3.01%) SQL Data Analyst
16 47 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 47 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (5.62%) XML
2 69 (3.84%) .NET
3 45 (2.51%) JSON
4 40 (2.23%) HTML
5 31 (1.73%) AngularJS
5 31 (1.73%) Node.js
6 30 (1.67%) Web Services
7 29 (1.61%) CSS
7 29 (1.61%) Kafka
8 26 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 26 (1.45%) NumPy
9 24 (1.34%) REST
10 23 (1.28%) MDX
11 18 (1.00%) RESTful
12 15 (0.84%) Middleware
12 15 (0.84%) Natural Language Processing
12 15 (0.84%) XSLT
13 14 (0.78%) D3.js
13 14 (0.78%) Pandas
13 14 (0.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 406 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 78 (4.34%) Data Structures
4 74 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 61 (3.40%) User Experience
6 37 (2.06%) Reference Data
7 34 (1.89%) Credit Risk
8 31 (1.73%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.45%) Equities
9 26 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 22 (1.22%) Derivative
12 21 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (1.06%) NHS
14 16 (0.89%) Data Centre
14 16 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (0.78%) Market Risk
16 13 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
16 13 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
17 12 (0.67%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 105 (5.85%) Unix
2 100 (5.57%) Linux
3 81 (4.51%) Windows
4 14 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 10 (0.56%) CentOS
7 9 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.17%) Android
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.11%) zOS
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (21.49%) Data Modelling
3 300 (16.70%) Business Intelligence
4 261 (14.53%) Analytics
5 260 (14.48%) Business Analysis
6 248 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 235 (13.08%) ETL
8 212 (11.80%) Data Management
9 199 (11.08%) Migration
10 173 (9.63%) Project Management
11 132 (7.35%) Data Migration
12 130 (7.24%) Visualisation
13 114 (6.35%) Scrum
14 113 (6.29%) Data Mapping
15 108 (6.01%) Data Architecture
16 98 (5.46%) SDLC
17 89 (4.96%) Change Management
18 88 (4.90%) Data Cleansing
18 88 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
19 83 (4.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 712 (39.64%) SQL
2 182 (10.13%) Python
3 93 (5.18%) Java
3 93 (5.18%) R
4 81 (4.51%) T-SQL
4 81 (4.51%) VBA
5 70 (3.90%) C#
6 54 (3.01%) PL/SQL
7 53 (2.95%) JavaScript
8 40 (2.23%) Scala
9 34 (1.89%) Perl
9 34 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 30 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 23 (1.28%) PHP
12 21 (1.17%) C
12 21 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.00%) VB
14 17 (0.95%) C++
15 16 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 15 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 159 (8.85%) Degree
2 102 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
4 19 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.06%) PhD
5 17 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.78%) CISSP
7 14 (0.78%) ISEB
8 13 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.67%) PMP
10 9 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.50%) MCSE
11 8 (0.45%) ACCA
11 8 (0.45%) CIMA
11 8 (0.45%) GCIA
11 8 (0.45%) GCIH
11 8 (0.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (10.36%) Data Quality
2 110 (6.12%) GDPR
3 83 (4.62%) QA
4 45 (2.51%) PMO
5 28 (1.56%) SLA
6 19 (1.06%) MiFID
7 16 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.84%) EMIR
9 13 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
11 10 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.50%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.45%) IFRS
13 8 (0.45%) Solvency II
14 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
15 6 (0.33%) CESG Infosec
15 6 (0.33%) FINREP
15 6 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 5 (0.28%) COREP
17 4 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 20 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.89%) Docker
3 9 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.45%) HDFS
5 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.11%) RACF
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.056%) Firmware
10 1 (0.056%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.056%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (0.50%) QRadar
2 9 (0.50%) SCCM
3 8 (0.45%) Kibana
4 6 (0.33%) CSIRT
4 6 (0.33%) EnCase
4 6 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (0.22%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.22%) Puppet
6 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.17%) logstash
6 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.11%) Ansible
7 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.11%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 247 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 214 (11.92%) Oracle
3 125 (6.96%) Tableau
4 92 (5.12%) SAP
5 74 (4.12%) IBM
6 55 (3.06%) Cognos
7 39 (2.17%) Informatica
8 33 (1.84%) Google
9 30 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.11%) Splunk
10 20 (1.11%) Teradata
11 17 (0.95%) JDA
12 16 (0.89%) Cloudera
12 16 (0.89%) Netezza
13 14 (0.78%) Adobe
13 14 (0.78%) Talend
13 14 (0.78%) Workday
14 13 (0.72%) HP
15 12 (0.67%) VMware
16 11 (0.61%) Citrix