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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
UK / England
Rank 128 140 104
Rank change year-on-year +12 -36  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 803 840 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.95% 1.71% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.06% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 577 605
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 24
Median hourly rate £28.35 £22.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.97% +14.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.53 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.16 £51.30 £61.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +71.89% -13.37%  

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 34360 40698 38684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.96% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22779 27017 24364
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1001 1130
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +6 404 £450 +5.88% 77
South East +15 156 £468 +24.66% 45
North West +62 66 £375 +11.11% 25
West Midlands +4 56 £371 -7.18% 12
East of England +20 55 £333 -21.76% 13
South West -16 28 £369 -15.95% 14
Yorkshire -3 20 £413 +22.22% 17
East Midlands -12 13 £350 +7.69% 4
North East -13 3 £366 +192.40% 4
Midlands +4 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 659 (40.11%) SQL
2 578 (35.18%) Finance
3 388 (23.62%) Analytical Skills
4 329 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
5 282 (17.16%) MS Excel
6 268 (16.31%) Oracle
7 258 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
8 255 (15.52%) Business Analysis
9 252 (15.34%) Data Modelling
10 248 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 233 (14.18%) Analytics
12 225 (13.69%) Data Warehouse
13 220 (13.39%) SQL Server
14 215 (13.09%) Migration
15 210 (12.78%) ETL
16 201 (12.23%) Banking
17 189 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 187 (11.38%) Data Management
19 175 (10.65%) Degree
20 164 (9.98%) Management Information System
21 159 (9.68%) Data Quality
22 158 (9.62%) Python
23 149 (9.07%) Relational Database
24 148 (9.01%) Big Data
25 140 (8.52%) Project Management
26 133 (8.09%) Visualisation
27 131 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 128 (7.79%) XML
29 122 (7.43%) Data Migration
30 118 (7.18%) Windows

Data Analysis
Top Related 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 76 (4.63%) SAS
2 49 (2.98%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.13%) Apache Pig
4 35 (2.13%) Confluence
5 32 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 13 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.67%) Apache
9 10 (0.61%) CMS
9 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.43%) JBoss
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.12%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.12%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.12%) IIS
13 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.061%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 282 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 114 (6.94%) MS Office
3 110 (6.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (4.38%) Spreadsheet
5 64 (3.90%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.40%) SPSS
7 20 (1.22%) MS Project
8 2 (0.12%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.061%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.061%) Stata
9 1 (0.061%) Weka
9 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.43%) Oracle TCA
7 6 (0.37%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.30%) Relativity
8 5 (0.30%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.18%) Loan IQ
10 3 (0.18%) Maximo
10 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.58%) SaaS
4 24 (1.46%) Office 365
5 20 (1.22%) IaaS
6 19 (1.16%) PaaS
7 18 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 14 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.12%) G Suite
15 1 (0.061%) Akamai
15 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.061%) Firebase
15 1 (0.061%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.70%) Firewall
2 16 (0.97%) Internet
3 15 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (0.73%) Network Security
5 11 (0.67%) LAN
5 11 (0.67%) VPN
6 9 (0.55%) Intranet
7 8 (0.49%) HTTP
8 7 (0.43%) WAN
9 6 (0.37%) WLAN
10 5 (0.30%) LDAP
11 4 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.24%) TETRA
12 2 (0.12%) 2G
12 2 (0.12%) 4G
12 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.12%) Wireless
13 1 (0.061%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (13.69%) Data Warehouse
2 220 (13.39%) SQL Server
3 149 (9.07%) Relational Database
4 148 (9.01%) Big Data
5 131 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 111 (6.76%) Hadoop
7 91 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 63 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 59 (3.59%) Apache Hive
9 59 (3.59%) Oracle Database
10 58 (3.53%) QlikView
11 49 (2.98%) Data Mining
12 45 (2.74%) MS Access
13 40 (2.43%) DB2
13 40 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 38 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
15 36 (2.19%) NoSQL
16 32 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
18 27 (1.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 61 (3.71%) JIRA
2 32 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
4 29 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.97%) ERwin
6 14 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.79%) PowerDesigner
8 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (0.61%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.49%) Liquibase
10 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.37%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.37%) Toad
12 4 (0.24%) CA Gen
12 4 (0.24%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.24%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.24%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.18%) Maven
13 3 (0.18%) Selenium
14 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
General
1 578 (35.18%) Finance
2 201 (12.23%) Banking
3 99 (6.03%) Retail
4 68 (4.14%) Marketing
5 61 (3.71%) Investment Banking
6 60 (3.65%) Legal
7 42 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.64%) Back Office
10 22 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 19 (1.16%) Front Office
13 17 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
13 17 (1.03%) Publishing
14 12 (0.73%) Advertising
14 12 (0.73%) Law
15 10 (0.61%) Electronics
16 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.49%) Automotive
17 8 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 935 (56.91%) Analyst
2 353 (21.49%) Business Analyst
3 336 (20.45%) Data Analyst
4 209 (12.72%) Developer
5 107 (6.51%) Systems Analyst
6 96 (5.84%) Data Business Analyst
6 96 (5.84%) SQL Analyst
7 81 (4.93%) Architect
8 72 (4.38%) Consultant
9 58 (3.53%) Oracle Analyst
10 54 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 53 (3.23%) Data Architect
12 49 (2.98%) SQL Data Analyst
13 46 (2.80%) Insurance Systems Analyst
14 44 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
14 44 (2.68%) SQL Developer
15 43 (2.62%) Pensions Analyst
16 41 (2.50%) Project Manager
17 40 (2.43%) Technical Analyst
18 38 (2.31%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (7.79%) XML
2 89 (5.42%) Web Services
3 42 (2.56%) .NET
4 26 (1.58%) SOAP
5 23 (1.40%) Kafka
6 22 (1.34%) HTML
7 20 (1.22%) REST
8 18 (1.10%) AngularJS
8 18 (1.10%) Middleware
9 17 (1.03%) J2EE
9 17 (1.03%) XML Schema
10 16 (0.97%) D3.js
10 16 (0.97%) JSON
11 15 (0.91%) Lucene
11 15 (0.91%) MDX
12 14 (0.85%) RESTful
13 12 (0.73%) JMS
13 12 (0.73%) jQuery
13 12 (0.73%) XSD
14 11 (0.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 388 (23.62%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (9.98%) Management Information System
3 57 (3.47%) Data Structures
4 42 (2.56%) NHS
5 33 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 30 (1.83%) Reference Data
7 28 (1.70%) Algorithms
7 28 (1.70%) Credit Risk
8 22 (1.34%) Equities
8 22 (1.34%) User Experience
9 21 (1.28%) Derivative
9 21 (1.28%) Mainframe
10 19 (1.16%) FMCG
10 19 (1.16%) Tandem
11 18 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 13 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.73%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.18%) Windows
2 91 (5.54%) Unix
3 87 (5.30%) Linux
4 33 (2.01%) Windows XP
5 21 (1.28%) AIX
5 21 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 14 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.67%) Windows Vista
8 10 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.30%) Android
10 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.30%) CentOS
11 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.061%) Solaris
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
3 255 (15.52%) Business Analysis
4 252 (15.34%) Data Modelling
5 233 (14.18%) Analytics
6 215 (13.09%) Migration
7 210 (12.78%) ETL
8 189 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 187 (11.38%) Data Management
10 140 (8.52%) Project Management
11 133 (8.09%) Visualisation
12 122 (7.43%) Data Migration
13 110 (6.70%) SDLC
14 93 (5.66%) Change Management
15 92 (5.60%) Scrum
16 91 (5.54%) Data Analytics
17 87 (5.30%) OO
18 81 (4.93%) ITIL
19 79 (4.81%) Use Case
20 75 (4.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 659 (40.11%) SQL
2 158 (9.62%) Python
3 89 (5.42%) Java
4 87 (5.30%) T-SQL
5 65 (3.96%) R
6 60 (3.65%) VBA
7 50 (3.04%) C#
8 45 (2.74%) Scala
9 42 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 40 (2.43%) JavaScript
11 30 (1.83%) Perl
12 25 (1.52%) C++
13 23 (1.40%) C
14 22 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.28%) VB
16 17 (1.03%) MATLAB
17 15 (0.91%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.73%) VB6
20 7 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 175 (10.65%) Degree
2 94 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.16%) ISEB
6 11 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
7 10 (0.61%) CCNA
7 10 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (0.61%) MCP
8 9 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.55%) PMP
9 8 (0.49%) PhD
9 8 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.37%) CCSA
11 6 (0.37%) CEH
11 6 (0.37%) GCFA
11 6 (0.37%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (9.68%) Data Quality
2 67 (4.08%) QA
3 27 (1.64%) SLA
4 20 (1.22%) MiFID
4 20 (1.22%) PMO
5 19 (1.16%) GDPR
6 18 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 13 (0.79%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.67%) ISO20022
9 9 (0.55%) EMIR
10 7 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.43%) IFRS
10 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.37%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.18%) FATCA
13 2 (0.12%) Basel III
13 2 (0.12%) GMP
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.85%) HDFS
3 10 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.55%) Docker
5 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.24%) NDS
7 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.12%) Firmware
8 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.061%) KVM
9 1 (0.061%) LXC
9 1 (0.061%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.061%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.061%) vCloud
9 1 (0.061%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.79%) Puppet
4 12 (0.73%) Ansible
5 10 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (0.55%) Terraform
7 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.30%) Mesos
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (0.30%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 4 (0.24%) CSIRT
8 4 (0.24%) QRadar
8 4 (0.24%) Salt
9 3 (0.18%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.18%) SCCM
10 1 (0.061%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.061%) Control-M
10 1 (0.061%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.061%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 268 (16.31%) Oracle
2 248 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 84 (5.11%) SAP
4 82 (4.99%) Tableau
5 38 (2.31%) Google
6 37 (2.25%) Informatica
7 31 (1.89%) Talend
8 29 (1.77%) Cloudera
9 23 (1.40%) IBM
10 21 (1.28%) Cognos
10 21 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 21 (1.28%) Splunk
11 17 (1.03%) Hortonworks
12 14 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (0.85%) Teradata
13 13 (0.79%) Adobe
14 12 (0.73%) Workday
15 11 (0.67%) VMware
16 10 (0.61%) RapidMiner
17 9 (0.55%) Cisco
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £380 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
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Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £225 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £46000.00 to £50000.00 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
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Abingdon
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per week
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City, London
ninesharp
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Reading
People Source Consulting
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
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Manchester
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Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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Saffron Walden, Essex
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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London
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