Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 192 199
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,269 1,206 1,336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.35% 1.38% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.45% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 776 951
England median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £203 £180 £200
90th Percentile £557 £569 £563
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 59
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.82 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.44% +4.84% -14.20%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.09 £10.42
90th Percentile £45.30 £33.04 £29.20
UK median hourly rate £22.25 £17.68 £16.09
% change year-on-year +25.85% +9.88% -17.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,304 83,183 96,711
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,133 54,278 63,733
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,869 2,670 2,829
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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 -31 644 £425 - 65
South East +26 206 £375 +20.00% 19
North of England -6 157 £325 -13.33% 29
East of England +37 100 £400 +23.08% 17
Midlands -46 84 £350 +12.90% 21
North West -36 80 £363 -9.38% 16
Yorkshire +17 76 £300 -2.83% 11
South West +26 73 £375 -5.06% 10
East Midlands +3 42 £370 -7.50% 3
West Midlands -55 41 £325 +31.31% 18
North East -7 2 £373 +89.81% 2
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 561 (44.21%) SQL
2 376 (29.63%) Data Analysis
3 367 (28.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 362 (28.53%) Finance
5 271 (21.36%) Analytics
6 243 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
7 221 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
8 213 (16.78%) Data Modelling
8 213 (16.78%) Data Quality
9 210 (16.55%) Migration
10 172 (13.55%) Data Migration
11 156 (12.29%) ETL
12 155 (12.21%) Data Management
13 152 (11.98%) SQL Server
13 152 (11.98%) Microsoft
14 137 (10.80%) SAP
15 132 (10.40%) Banking
16 122 (9.61%) Tableau
17 121 (9.54%) Oracle
18 115 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
19 114 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
20 112 (8.83%) Visualisation
21 109 (8.59%) Python
22 102 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
23 99 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
24 93 (7.33%) Degree
25 91 (7.17%) Data Mapping
25 91 (7.17%) Big Data
26 86 (6.78%) Data Analytics
27 85 (6.70%) Power BI

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 68 (5.36%) SAS
2 43 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.97%) Confluence
4 19 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 12 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.32%) Mule
8 3 (0.24%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.16%) Apache
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon Alexa
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.079%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.079%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.079%) MindAlign
10 1 (0.079%) WebLogic
Applications
1 367 (28.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (6.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 66 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
4 31 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.95%) SPSS
7 3 (0.24%) Stata
8 1 (0.079%) Blender
8 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.079%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 20 (1.58%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.95%) PolarLake
3 11 (0.87%) SAP MM
4 10 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.63%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.63%) SAP APO
6 8 (0.63%) SAP MDM
6 8 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.55%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.55%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.55%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.55%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.99%) Google Analytics
2 31 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
4 17 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.79%) SaaS
7 9 (0.71%) Office 365
8 7 (0.55%) GitHub
9 6 (0.47%) G Suite
9 6 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.16%) AdWords
13 2 (0.16%) Slack
13 2 (0.16%) Trello
13 2 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.89%) SMS
2 4 (0.32%) Intranet
3 3 (0.24%) FTP
4 2 (0.16%) Internet
4 2 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.079%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.079%) DNS
5 1 (0.079%) Extranet
5 1 (0.079%) MVNO
5 1 (0.079%) NAS
5 1 (0.079%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.079%) Network Security
5 1 (0.079%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.079%) SAN
5 1 (0.079%) SSL
5 1 (0.079%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.079%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 115 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (7.17%) Big Data
4 85 (6.70%) Power BI
5 77 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (5.44%) Hadoop
7 62 (4.89%) BusinessObjects
8 50 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (3.78%) Relational Database
10 41 (3.23%) Data Mining
10 41 (3.23%) QlikView
11 29 (2.29%) Apache Hive
12 27 (2.13%) MS Access
12 27 (2.13%) MySQL
13 25 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (1.81%) Data Lake
16 19 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 51 (4.02%) JIRA
2 11 (0.87%) ERwin
2 11 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.71%) LSMW
4 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.39%) Toad
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.24%) Hudson
8 3 (0.24%) Selenium
9 2 (0.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.16%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.16%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.16%) tSQLt
9 2 (0.16%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.16%) Zephyr
General
1 362 (28.53%) Finance
2 132 (10.40%) Banking
3 73 (5.75%) Marketing
4 47 (3.70%) Retail
5 37 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 34 (2.68%) Legal
7 27 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.50%) Front Office
9 19 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.34%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.26%) Law
12 13 (1.02%) Back Office
12 13 (1.02%) Publishing
13 12 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.79%) Military
15 9 (0.71%) Billing
16 8 (0.63%) Advertising
16 8 (0.63%) French Language
17 6 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.68%) XML
2 14 (1.10%) Kafka
3 11 (0.87%) Swagger
4 8 (0.63%) JSON
4 8 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (0.63%) RAML
5 6 (0.47%) Matplotlib
6 5 (0.39%) IDoc
6 5 (0.39%) Middleware
6 5 (0.39%) Seaborn
7 4 (0.32%) .NET
7 4 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.32%) HTML
7 4 (0.32%) XSD
8 3 (0.24%) jQuery
8 3 (0.24%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.24%) Pandas
8 3 (0.24%) Spring
8 3 (0.24%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.16%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 243 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.21%) Reference Data
7 27 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.05%) Derivative
8 26 (2.05%) NHS
9 23 (1.81%) Equities
10 17 (1.34%) Fintech
10 17 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 14 (1.10%) Credit Risk
13 12 (0.95%) CMDB
13 12 (0.95%) FMCG
13 12 (0.95%) Social Media
14 10 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.71%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.21%) Windows
2 15 (1.18%) Linux
3 10 (0.79%) Windows Server
4 9 (0.71%) Unix
5 2 (0.16%) AIX
6 1 (0.079%) Solaris
6 1 (0.079%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (29.63%) Data Analysis
2 271 (21.36%) Analytics
3 221 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
4 213 (16.78%) Data Modelling
5 210 (16.55%) Migration
6 172 (13.55%) Data Migration
7 156 (12.29%) ETL
8 155 (12.21%) Data Management
9 114 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 112 (8.83%) Visualisation
11 102 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
12 99 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
13 91 (7.17%) Data Mapping
14 86 (6.78%) Data Analytics
15 75 (5.91%) Data Cleansing
16 74 (5.83%) Business Analysis
17 69 (5.44%) Statistics
18 67 (5.28%) Data Science
19 65 (5.12%) Data Governance
19 65 (5.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 561 (44.21%) SQL
2 109 (8.59%) Python
3 70 (5.52%) R
4 63 (4.96%) VBA
5 34 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 27 (2.13%) Java
7 19 (1.50%) C#
7 19 (1.50%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 16 (1.26%) Scala
10 15 (1.18%) C
11 14 (1.10%) VB
12 9 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.55%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.39%) PHP
14 5 (0.39%) Ruby
14 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.24%) C++
16 3 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (7.33%) Degree
2 29 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.39%) DBS Check
5 5 (0.39%) ISEB
6 4 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.24%) IIBA
7 3 (0.24%) MCSE
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.24%) RHCE
7 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.079%) CBAP
9 1 (0.079%) CIMA
9 1 (0.079%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (16.78%) Data Quality
2 69 (5.44%) GDPR
3 31 (2.44%) QA
4 15 (1.18%) IFRS
5 11 (0.87%) IFRS 9
6 10 (0.79%) Def Stans
6 10 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.79%) SLA
7 7 (0.55%) PMO
8 6 (0.47%) MiFID
8 6 (0.47%) SNOMED CT
9 5 (0.39%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.32%) CDISC
11 3 (0.24%) GxP
11 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.16%) EMIR
12 2 (0.16%) GCP
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.079%) CRD IV
System Software
1 13 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.39%) VMware Server
2 5 (0.39%) vSphere
2 5 (0.39%) XenApp
3 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.24%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) Docker
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.47%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.16%) Control-M
4 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.16%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.079%) CASB
5 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.079%) Oozie
5 1 (0.079%) SCCM
5 1 (0.079%) Terraform
Vendors
1 152 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 137 (10.80%) SAP
3 122 (9.61%) Tableau
4 121 (9.54%) Oracle
5 61 (4.81%) Google
6 44 (3.47%) Teradata
7 41 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (2.68%) Informatica
9 30 (2.36%) Cognos
10 20 (1.58%) Adobe
11 18 (1.42%) Alteryx
12 17 (1.34%) Talend
13 16 (1.26%) IBM
14 15 (1.18%) Bloomberg
15 13 (1.02%) Workday
16 12 (0.95%) Cloudera
17 11 (0.87%) Apiary
18 10 (0.79%) VMware
19 9 (0.71%) Omniture
20 8 (0.63%) Capita