Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 155 163
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 611 1,515 1,619
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.96% 1.82% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.09% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 982 1,077
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £646 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £436
% change year-on-year - +3.15% -2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 49
Median hourly rate £24.10 £17.09 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.06% -31.66% +29.57%
10th Percentile £16.39 £9.65 £12.46
90th Percentile £39.25 £51.73 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £24.85 £16.67 £24.96
% change year-on-year +49.06% -33.21% +28.66%

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 26,992 72,424 81,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.39% 87.15% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,161 48,167 54,232
Median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 2,004 2,194
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +16.28% -6.81%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £21.37
% change year-on-year +42.86% +14.66% -10.97%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in England.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Analysis in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +11 320 £500 +5.26% 28
South East +37 84 £450 +5.82% 22
North of England +52 80 £375 -11.76% 26
Midlands +51 53 £430 +7.50% 13
West Midlands +53 49 £430 +7.50% 6
North West +57 45 £375 -16.67% 11
East of England +34 45 £511 +17.19% 13
Yorkshire +29 28 £325 -23.53% 12
South West +54 23 £463 +15.63% 12
North East +27 7 £425 +15.80% 3
East Midlands +25 4 £343 -14.38% 6
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 220 (36.01%) SQL
2 175 (28.64%) Finance
3 170 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (26.68%) Analytics
5 155 (25.37%) Python
6 132 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
7 121 (19.80%) Microsoft Excel
8 116 (18.99%) Data Modelling
9 113 (18.49%) Security Cleared
10 102 (16.69%) Visualisation
10 102 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
11 96 (15.71%) Microsoft
12 89 (14.57%) SC Cleared
13 86 (14.08%) Power Platform
14 85 (13.91%) Power BI
15 83 (13.58%) SQL Server
16 77 (12.60%) Scrum
17 74 (12.11%) Data Science
18 72 (11.78%) Decision-Making
18 72 (11.78%) ETL
19 67 (10.97%) Degree
20 64 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
21 57 (9.33%) AWS
22 56 (9.17%) Azure
23 54 (8.84%) Oracle
24 52 (8.51%) Windows
24 52 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
25 51 (8.35%) Java
25 51 (8.35%) R
26 50 (8.18%) Data Visualisation

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 23 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.44%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.80%) SAS
5 10 (1.64%) Confluence
6 9 (1.47%) Jupyter
7 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.82%) Apache
8 5 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.82%) GeoServer
9 4 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.65%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.49%) CMS
10 3 (0.49%) IIS
11 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.16%) Documentum
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 121 (19.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (5.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.49%) SPSS
7 2 (0.33%) Stata
8 1 (0.16%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.65%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.65%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 4 (0.65%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.33%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.08%) Power Platform
2 57 (9.33%) AWS
3 56 (9.17%) Azure
4 19 (3.11%) PowerApps
5 16 (2.62%) Google Analytics
6 12 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.80%) Google Tag Manager
8 10 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (1.15%) G Suite
10 7 (1.15%) SaaS
11 6 (0.98%) Office 365
11 6 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.49%) Datadog
14 3 (0.49%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.80%) DNS
2 5 (0.82%) Firewall
2 5 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (0.82%) Wireless
3 4 (0.65%) 5G
3 4 (0.65%) FTP
3 4 (0.65%) VPN
4 3 (0.49%) DHCP
4 3 (0.49%) HTTP
4 3 (0.49%) SSH
5 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.33%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) Broadband
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.91%) Power BI
2 83 (13.58%) SQL Server
3 48 (7.86%) Big Data
4 39 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 38 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (4.09%) Data Mining
7 24 (3.93%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.93%) MongoDB
7 24 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (3.44%) Data Lake
9 19 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.80%) MS Access
13 10 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.47%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (4.75%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.58%) JIRA
3 16 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (0.98%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.98%) JUnit
6 4 (0.65%) git-flow
7 3 (0.49%) NUnit
8 2 (0.33%) Emacs
8 2 (0.33%) GitLab
8 2 (0.33%) Maven
8 2 (0.33%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.33%) Subversion
8 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.33%) Toad
9 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.16%) ProC
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.16%) XMLSpy
General
1 175 (28.64%) Finance
2 50 (8.18%) Banking
3 49 (8.02%) Public Sector
4 38 (6.22%) Front Office
5 20 (3.27%) Marketing
6 19 (3.11%) Law
6 19 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.78%) Legal
8 12 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.80%) Retail
10 9 (1.47%) Back Office
10 9 (1.47%) Electronics
10 9 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.15%) Billing
12 4 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.49%) German Language
13 3 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 256 (41.90%) Analyst
2 109 (17.84%) Developer
3 97 (15.88%) Data Analyst
4 86 (14.08%) Business Analyst
5 39 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 34 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 32 (5.24%) Consultant
8 28 (4.58%) Architect
9 25 (4.09%) Data Scientist
9 25 (4.09%) Power BI Developer
10 21 (3.44%) Data Architect
10 21 (3.44%) Financial Analyst
11 20 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 16 (2.62%) Data Business Analyst
13 15 (2.45%) IT Analyst
13 15 (2.45%) SQL Analyst
14 13 (2.13%) Finance Business Analyst
14 13 (2.13%) Performance Analyst
14 13 (2.13%) SQL Developer
15 12 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.09%) React
1 25 (4.09%) Web Services
2 23 (3.76%) Pandas
3 17 (2.78%) Node.js
4 16 (2.62%) scikit-learn
5 15 (2.45%) AngularJS
6 14 (2.29%) .NET
7 13 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (2.13%) JSON
8 12 (1.96%) RESTful
9 11 (1.80%) Spring
10 9 (1.47%) HTML
10 9 (1.47%) Matplotlib
11 7 (1.15%) CSS
12 6 (0.98%) PostGIS
12 6 (0.98%) Seaborn
12 6 (0.98%) XML
13 5 (0.82%) Natural Language Processing
13 5 (0.82%) Shiny
13 5 (0.82%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 102 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (5.24%) Data Structures
5 26 (4.26%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.76%) Fixed Income
7 19 (3.11%) Derivative
7 19 (3.11%) User Experience
8 15 (2.45%) Hedge funds
9 14 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.13%) Credit Risk
10 13 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
11 10 (1.64%) NHS
12 7 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.15%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.98%) CMDB
13 6 (0.98%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.98%) Social Media
14 5 (0.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.51%) Windows
2 18 (2.95%) Linux
3 16 (2.62%) Unix
4 6 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.98%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.16%) Android
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (26.68%) Analytics
3 132 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (18.99%) Data Modelling
5 102 (16.69%) Visualisation
6 77 (12.60%) Scrum
7 74 (12.11%) Data Science
8 72 (11.78%) Decision-Making
8 72 (11.78%) ETL
9 64 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (8.18%) Data Visualisation
12 48 (7.86%) Business Analysis
12 48 (7.86%) Migration
13 41 (6.71%) Data Analytics
14 40 (6.55%) Data Management
15 38 (6.22%) Project Management
16 37 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (6.06%) DevOps
16 37 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 220 (36.01%) SQL
2 155 (25.37%) Python
3 51 (8.35%) Java
3 51 (8.35%) R
4 40 (6.55%) VBA
5 31 (5.07%) T-SQL
6 19 (3.11%) JavaScript
6 19 (3.11%) PowerShell
7 17 (2.78%) C#
8 16 (2.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 15 (2.45%) MATLAB
10 14 (2.29%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.13%) VB
12 12 (1.96%) C
13 10 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.15%) ABAP
15 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.82%) CQL
16 5 (0.82%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 113 (18.49%) Security Cleared
2 89 (14.57%) SC Cleared
3 67 (10.97%) Degree
4 22 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.82%) CISSP
8 5 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.65%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.49%) CRISC
10 3 (0.49%) ISEB
10 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.49%) PhD
11 2 (0.33%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (0.33%) CISA
11 2 (0.33%) IIBA
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.86%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.78%) QA
3 10 (1.64%) SLA
4 7 (1.15%) GDPR
5 6 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.65%) MiFID
6 4 (0.65%) PMO
7 3 (0.49%) IFRS
8 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.33%) NIST
8 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.16%) Basel III
9 1 (0.16%) COREP
9 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.16%) EMIR
9 1 (0.16%) GMP
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
9 1 (0.16%) SEPA
9 1 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 9 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.98%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.82%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.65%) Docker
5 2 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.95%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.13%) Kibana
2 13 (2.13%) logstash
3 5 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.65%) SCCM
5 3 (0.49%) Ansible
5 3 (0.49%) Grafana
5 3 (0.49%) Terraform
6 2 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.16%) Oozie
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.84%) Oracle
3 50 (8.18%) Tableau
4 42 (6.87%) SAP
5 19 (3.11%) Google
5 19 (3.11%) Splunk
6 15 (2.45%) Bloomberg
7 11 (1.80%) Talend
8 10 (1.64%) Teradata
9 9 (1.47%) Sybase
10 8 (1.31%) VMware
11 7 (1.15%) Databricks
11 7 (1.15%) HP
11 7 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.98%) BMC
12 6 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (0.98%) ESRI
13 5 (0.82%) F5
13 5 (0.82%) IBM
13 5 (0.82%) Remedy