Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 131 135
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1850 1961 1885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.96% 1.99% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.37% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1352 1284
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +5.59%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £230
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 55 64
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.98% -18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.49 £10.43
90th Percentile £42.10 £36.70 £61.63
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.98% -16.96%

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 80039 82853 86098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.20% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53826 55230 56760
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1870 2132 2519
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -5 1017 £475 +5.56% 84
South East +8 329 £425 +6.25% 26
North of England +32 178 £425 +11.48% 31
South West +29 117 £402 +6.51% 15
Midlands -23 114 £400 - 12
North West +26 106 £400 +9.59% 17
East of England -62 89 £400 +33.33% 15
West Midlands -27 77 £375 -6.25% 8
Yorkshire +7 59 £425 +6.25% 10
East Midlands 0 35 £400 +23.08% 3
North East +61 20 £425 +13.33% 4
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 775 (41.89%) SQL
2 605 (32.70%) Finance
3 409 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 404 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
5 393 (21.24%) Data Modelling
6 348 (18.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 304 (16.43%) Banking
8 296 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 281 (15.19%) Analytics
10 278 (15.03%) Microsoft
11 251 (13.57%) SQL Server
12 249 (13.46%) Business Analysis
13 246 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
14 237 (12.81%) ETL
15 224 (12.11%) Oracle
16 222 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 219 (11.84%) Migration
18 207 (11.19%) Data Quality
19 188 (10.16%) Data Management
20 176 (9.51%) Project Management
21 157 (8.49%) Degree
22 155 (8.38%) Data Migration
22 155 (8.38%) Python
23 138 (7.46%) Big Data
24 137 (7.41%) Management Information System
25 130 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
26 127 (6.86%) Visualisation
27 122 (6.59%) Retail
28 120 (6.49%) Scrum
29 119 (6.43%) XML

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 81 (4.38%) SAS
2 55 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 43 (2.32%) Confluence
3 43 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 18 (0.97%) Apache Pig
5 13 (0.70%) Apache Solr
5 13 (0.70%) CMS
5 13 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.49%) Apache
8 8 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.32%) IIS
9 6 (0.32%) Luigi
10 5 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.22%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.16%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 348 (18.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 130 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
3 86 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 85 (4.59%) MS Visio
5 48 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
6 36 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.70%) SPSS
8 6 (0.32%) Pipeline Pilot
9 5 (0.27%) Weka
10 4 (0.22%) Stata
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.16%) InVision
11 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.11%) Mingle
12 2 (0.11%) Simulink
13 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.054%) Vectorworks
13 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 36 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 36 (1.95%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (0.54%) Sonata
5 9 (0.49%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.43%) Primavera
6 8 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (0.38%) iTrent
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle TCA
8 6 (0.32%) SAP GRC
9 5 (0.27%) HFM
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.51%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.65%) SaaS
7 11 (0.59%) Office 365
8 10 (0.54%) GitHub
8 10 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.43%) AdWords
10 6 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.27%) Slack
11 5 (0.27%) Trello
12 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.22%) G Suite
12 4 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.86%) Internet
2 15 (0.81%) SMS
3 14 (0.76%) Firewall
4 12 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (0.54%) DNS
5 10 (0.54%) Network Security
6 9 (0.49%) HTTP
7 7 (0.38%) DHCP
7 7 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.32%) LAN
8 6 (0.32%) WAN
9 4 (0.22%) Intranet
9 4 (0.22%) MPLS
10 3 (0.16%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.16%) LDAP
10 3 (0.16%) NAS
10 3 (0.16%) VPLS
10 3 (0.16%) VPN
10 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 246 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
3 138 (7.46%) Big Data
4 112 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (5.30%) Hadoop
6 82 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 81 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (3.78%) NoSQL
9 67 (3.62%) QlikView
10 58 (3.14%) Data Mining
11 50 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
12 45 (2.43%) MongoDB
12 45 (2.43%) Power BI
13 44 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (2.05%) Apache Hive
14 38 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (2.00%) MS Access
16 35 (1.89%) Oracle Database
17 28 (1.51%) DB2
17 28 (1.51%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 90 (4.86%) JIRA
2 55 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 20 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 18 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.76%) ERwin
6 14 (0.76%) Subversion
6 14 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (0.49%) Axure RP
7 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 7 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.27%) LSMW
9 5 (0.27%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.22%) gulp
10 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 605 (32.70%) Finance
2 304 (16.43%) Banking
3 122 (6.59%) Retail
4 108 (5.84%) Investment Banking
5 96 (5.19%) Marketing
6 67 (3.62%) Front Office
7 59 (3.19%) Legal
8 47 (2.54%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 27 (1.46%) Back Office
11 25 (1.35%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.30%) Publishing
13 21 (1.14%) Advertising
13 21 (1.14%) Retail Banking
14 19 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 19 (1.03%) Law
15 13 (0.70%) Electronics
16 10 (0.54%) Games
17 9 (0.49%) French Language
18 8 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 979 (52.92%) Analyst
2 441 (23.84%) Data Analyst
3 323 (17.46%) Business Analyst
4 269 (14.54%) Developer
5 108 (5.84%) Architect
6 92 (4.97%) SQL Analyst
7 81 (4.38%) Consultant
7 81 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
8 80 (4.32%) Data Business Analyst
9 75 (4.05%) Data Architect
10 73 (3.95%) SQL Data Analyst
11 68 (3.68%) SQL Developer
12 64 (3.46%) Banking Analyst
13 60 (3.24%) Data Engineer
14 58 (3.14%) Business Data Analyst
15 55 (2.97%) Project Manager
16 54 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 50 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
18 47 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
19 35 (1.89%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (6.43%) XML
2 57 (3.08%) .NET
3 45 (2.43%) HTML
4 42 (2.27%) JSON
5 39 (2.11%) CSS
6 38 (2.05%) Web Services
7 37 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 37 (2.00%) REST
8 31 (1.68%) Kafka
9 30 (1.62%) ASP.NET
10 26 (1.41%) Node.js
11 20 (1.08%) NumPy
11 20 (1.08%) XML Schema
11 20 (1.08%) XSD
12 19 (1.03%) RESTful
12 19 (1.03%) SOAP
13 18 (0.97%) FpML
13 18 (0.97%) Spring
14 17 (0.92%) XSLT
15 15 (0.81%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 404 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 87 (4.70%) Data Structures
4 70 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 55 (2.97%) User Experience
6 40 (2.16%) Fixed Income
7 38 (2.05%) Reference Data
8 35 (1.89%) Equities
9 33 (1.78%) NHS
10 30 (1.62%) Derivative
11 26 (1.41%) Market Risk
12 24 (1.30%) Credit Risk
12 24 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (1.24%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.14%) Virtual Team
15 20 (1.08%) Taxonomies
16 18 (0.97%) Fintech
17 16 (0.86%) Data Centre
17 16 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
18 13 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 117 (6.32%) Linux
2 100 (5.41%) Unix
3 77 (4.16%) Windows
4 12 (0.65%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.54%) CentOS
6 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Android
12 1 (0.054%) AIX
12 1 (0.054%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.054%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.054%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.054%) Solaris
12 1 (0.054%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.054%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (21.24%) Data Modelling
3 296 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 281 (15.19%) Analytics
5 249 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 237 (12.81%) ETL
7 222 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 219 (11.84%) Migration
9 188 (10.16%) Data Management
10 176 (9.51%) Project Management
11 155 (8.38%) Data Migration
12 127 (6.86%) Visualisation
13 120 (6.49%) Scrum
14 104 (5.62%) Data Architecture
15 103 (5.57%) SDLC
16 90 (4.86%) Data Analytics
16 90 (4.86%) Data Mapping
17 88 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 88 (4.76%) Validation
18 87 (4.70%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 775 (41.89%) SQL
2 155 (8.38%) Python
3 106 (5.73%) VBA
4 103 (5.57%) Java
5 82 (4.43%) C#
6 75 (4.05%) R
7 65 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 61 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 49 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 43 (2.32%) Scala
11 29 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.30%) Perl
15 22 (1.19%) C
16 21 (1.14%) PHP
17 17 (0.92%) XPath
18 16 (0.86%) AWK
18 16 (0.86%) C++
18 16 (0.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 157 (8.49%) Degree
2 101 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.03%) ISEB
4 19 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
4 19 (1.03%) PhD
5 18 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.86%) PMP
7 14 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.49%) ACCA
10 9 (0.49%) CIMA
10 9 (0.49%) HND
11 5 (0.27%) CISSP
11 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (11.19%) Data Quality
2 96 (5.19%) GDPR
3 84 (4.54%) QA
4 44 (2.38%) PMO
5 31 (1.68%) MiFID
5 31 (1.68%) SLA
6 26 (1.41%) EMIR
7 23 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (0.49%) FINREP
12 8 (0.43%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.38%) ISO 20022
14 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.27%) COREP
15 5 (0.27%) GCP
15 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
16 4 (0.22%) Basel III
16 4 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 24 (1.30%) Docker
2 13 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.54%) HDFS
4 7 (0.38%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.054%) Firmware
9 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.054%) RACF
9 1 (0.054%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (0.49%) QRadar
2 9 (0.49%) SCCM
3 7 (0.38%) EnCase
3 7 (0.38%) Kibana
4 6 (0.32%) CSIRT
4 6 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
4 6 (0.32%) Puppet
5 5 (0.27%) CFEngine
5 5 (0.27%) Control-M
6 4 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.22%) Nagios
7 3 (0.16%) Ansible
7 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (0.16%) logstash
7 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 278 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 224 (12.11%) Oracle
3 110 (5.95%) Tableau
4 100 (5.41%) SAP
5 83 (4.49%) IBM
6 41 (2.22%) Cognos
7 34 (1.84%) Google
8 33 (1.78%) Informatica
9 27 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (1.41%) Teradata
11 23 (1.24%) Splunk
12 18 (0.97%) Greenplum
13 17 (0.92%) JDA
14 16 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
15 14 (0.76%) Netezza
15 14 (0.76%) ServiceNow
15 14 (0.76%) Talend
16 13 (0.70%) Workday
17 12 (0.65%) Cloudera
17 12 (0.65%) HP