The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 204 159
Rank change year-on-year +17 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 588 628 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.29% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.36% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 427 546
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 20
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.09 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.87% -22.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.70 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £31.80 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.74
% change year-on-year +18.03% -18.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 +16 340 £428 +6.87% 47
South East -21 72 £300 -14.28% 23
North West +15 39 £400 +14.28% 10
West Midlands +14 29 £313 +9.17% 12
East of England -12 27 £375 -6.25% 10
Yorkshire +20 24 £303 -24.37% 5
East Midlands +3 22 £419 +34.00%
South West -6 21 £415 +18.57% 8
North East +73 10 £180 -44.61%
Midlands +16 3 £180 -34.54% 12
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 474 (42.66%) SQL
2 331 (29.79%) Data Analysis
3 324 (29.16%) Finance
4 306 (27.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 230 (20.70%) Data Modelling
6 229 (20.61%) Migration
7 227 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
8 193 (17.37%) Data Migration
9 190 (17.10%) Data Quality
10 183 (16.47%) Analytics
11 166 (14.94%) Data Management
12 146 (13.14%) SQL Server
13 140 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
14 128 (11.52%) Microsoft
15 124 (11.16%) ETL
16 121 (10.89%) Banking
17 119 (10.71%) SAP
18 108 (9.72%) Oracle
18 108 (9.72%) Degree
19 107 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
20 95 (8.55%) Data Cleansing
21 94 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
22 91 (8.19%) VBA
23 90 (8.10%) Big Data
24 87 (7.83%) R
24 87 (7.83%) Data Mapping
25 85 (7.65%) Tableau
26 78 (7.02%) Hadoop
27 76 (6.84%) Visualisation
28 74 (6.66%) Python

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 72 (6.48%) SAS
2 34 (3.06%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.81%) Confluence
5 8 (0.72%) Apache Pig
6 7 (0.63%) Apache
6 7 (0.63%) Smallworld
7 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.36%) CMS
8 4 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) Documentum
11 1 (0.090%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.090%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.090%) IIS
11 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 306 (27.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
5 30 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.35%) SPSS
7 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.27%) Stata
9 1 (0.090%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.090%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 26 (2.34%) Markit EDM
2 18 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.35%) Maximo
4 12 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.81%) SAP PM
6 8 (0.72%) Eagle PACE
6 8 (0.72%) FastStats
6 8 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.72%) thinkFolio
7 7 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.45%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.36%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.36%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 3 (0.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.17%) SaaS
3 12 (1.08%) Office 365
4 6 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.45%) G Suite
6 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) GitHub
7 2 (0.18%) Veeva
8 1 (0.090%) AdSense
8 1 (0.090%) AdWords
8 1 (0.090%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.090%) Slack
8 1 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.090%) SurveyMonkey
8 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.54%) LDAP
2 5 (0.45%) DHCP
2 5 (0.45%) Internet
2 5 (0.45%) LAN
2 5 (0.45%) MPLS
2 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.45%) VLAN
2 5 (0.45%) WAN
2 5 (0.45%) Wireless
3 3 (0.27%) Firewall
3 3 (0.27%) SMS
4 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.18%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.090%) Broadband
5 1 (0.090%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.090%) DNS
5 1 (0.090%) Network Security
5 1 (0.090%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.090%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 107 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
3 90 (8.10%) Big Data
4 78 (7.02%) Hadoop
5 70 (6.30%) Relational Database
6 62 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (4.41%) Data Mining
9 44 (3.96%) MS Access
10 31 (2.79%) QlikView
11 30 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
11 30 (2.70%) Power BI
12 25 (2.25%) DB2
13 19 (1.71%) DataStage
14 18 (1.62%) Apache Hive
15 17 (1.53%) GIS
15 17 (1.53%) PowerPivot
16 16 (1.44%) MySQL
16 16 (1.44%) NoSQL
17 14 (1.26%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 25 (2.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 23 (2.07%) ERwin
3 22 (1.98%) JIRA
4 11 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
5 9 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.72%) Toad
7 7 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.36%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.18%) Maven
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.18%) Selenium
10 1 (0.090%) LSMW
10 1 (0.090%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.090%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.090%) TeamCity
General
1 324 (29.16%) Finance
2 121 (10.89%) Banking
3 50 (4.50%) Marketing
3 50 (4.50%) Retail
4 44 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.25%) Legal
6 24 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.07%) Front Office
8 22 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (1.62%) Back Office
11 13 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.08%) Law
13 10 (0.90%) Advertising
13 10 (0.90%) Publishing
14 8 (0.72%) Billing
14 8 (0.72%) French Language
15 7 (0.63%) German Language
16 6 (0.54%) Automotive
16 6 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.69%) XML
2 11 (0.99%) XML Messaging
2 11 (0.99%) XML Schema
3 8 (0.72%) D3.js
3 8 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (0.72%) REST
4 7 (0.63%) .NET
4 7 (0.63%) JSON
4 7 (0.63%) Kafka
4 7 (0.63%) Middleware
5 5 (0.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.45%) SOAP
5 5 (0.45%) Web Services
6 4 (0.36%) HTML
6 4 (0.36%) Three.js
7 3 (0.27%) Node.js
7 3 (0.27%) React
7 3 (0.27%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.27%) XSD
8 2 (0.18%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 227 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.58%) Data Structures
3 58 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 26 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (1.71%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.62%) NHS
10 16 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.08%) Market Risk
12 11 (0.99%) Credit Risk
12 11 (0.99%) Derivative
12 11 (0.99%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.99%) SWIFT
13 10 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.90%) Equities
14 9 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.43%) Windows
2 23 (2.07%) Linux
3 16 (1.44%) Unix
4 5 (0.45%) Android
4 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.36%) AIX
5 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.36%) Solaris
5 4 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.090%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (29.79%) Data Analysis
2 230 (20.70%) Data Modelling
3 229 (20.61%) Migration
4 193 (17.37%) Data Migration
5 183 (16.47%) Analytics
6 166 (14.94%) Data Management
7 140 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
8 124 (11.16%) ETL
9 95 (8.55%) Data Cleansing
10 94 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (7.83%) Data Mapping
12 76 (6.84%) Visualisation
13 72 (6.48%) Business Analysis
13 72 (6.48%) Data Analytics
14 70 (6.30%) Data Governance
14 70 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 64 (5.76%) Validation
16 63 (5.67%) CRM
16 63 (5.67%) Statistics
17 59 (5.31%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 474 (42.66%) SQL
2 91 (8.19%) VBA
3 87 (7.83%) R
4 74 (6.66%) Python
5 36 (3.24%) T-SQL
6 25 (2.25%) Java
7 19 (1.71%) C
7 19 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.62%) VB
9 13 (1.17%) C++
10 12 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 11 (0.99%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.63%) C#
12 7 (0.63%) Perl
12 7 (0.63%) Scala
13 4 (0.36%) VBScript
14 3 (0.27%) PHP
14 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.27%) XPath
15 2 (0.18%) Magik
Qualifications
1 108 (9.72%) Degree
2 16 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.72%) ISEB
3 8 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.36%) ACCA
4 4 (0.36%) CIMA
4 4 (0.36%) IIBA
4 4 (0.36%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.27%) PhD
5 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.18%) CBAP
6 2 (0.18%) CISSP
6 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.18%) GISP
6 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.090%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.090%) MRICS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (17.10%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.53%) GDPR
3 16 (1.44%) MiFID
3 16 (1.44%) QA
4 14 (1.26%) PMO
5 11 (0.99%) ISO 20022
6 10 (0.90%) SLA
7 8 (0.72%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
9 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.36%) GMP
10 4 (0.36%) IFRS
10 4 (0.36%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.18%) EMIR
13 1 (0.090%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.090%) UCITS
System Software
1 16 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.45%) HDFS
2 5 (0.45%) vSphere
3 3 (0.27%) XenApp
4 2 (0.18%) Firmware
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.18%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.36%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.18%) SCCM
3 2 (0.18%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.090%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.090%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.090%) vRealize
Vendors
1 128 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 119 (10.71%) SAP
3 108 (9.72%) Oracle
4 85 (7.65%) Tableau
5 37 (3.33%) Teradata
6 33 (2.97%) Informatica
7 27 (2.43%) IBM
8 25 (2.25%) Talend
9 22 (1.98%) Google
10 19 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.44%) Charles River
12 13 (1.17%) Cognos
13 12 (1.08%) Netezza
13 12 (1.08%) Sybase
14 11 (0.99%) Hyperion
15 9 (0.81%) Ab Initio
15 9 (0.81%) Adobe
15 9 (0.81%) Ariba
15 9 (0.81%) Trillium
15 9 (0.81%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
London Business School
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 9 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 17 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 10 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 20 days ago