Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 180 214
Rank change year-on-year -35 +34 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,218 1,302 1,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.44% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.52% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 861 876
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £206 £210 £201
90th Percentile £538 £585 £550
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 45 71
England median hourly rate £21.09 £18.19 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.92% -3.96% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.32 £10.09
90th Percentile £44.10 £30.35 £31.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.31% +6.26% -7.89%

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 89,204 85,831 92,989
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 94.86% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,328 56,808 61,253
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,840 2,552 2,963
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -5.34% +2.70% +2.78%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -49 585 £400 -5.88% 70
South East +11 237 £375 +6.53% 18
North of England -17 147 £350 -6.67% 39
Midlands -38 89 £350 - 21
East of England +18 85 £415 +14.75% 14
Yorkshire +13 80 £350 +6.71% 8
South West -8 72 £394 +3.07% 2
North West -37 61 £325 -18.75% 12
West Midlands -22 54 £335 -0.74% 15
East Midlands -10 33 £353 -8.83% 6
North East -5 7 £365 +102.78% 19
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 534 (43.84%) SQL
2 407 (33.42%) Data Analysis
3 362 (29.72%) Finance
4 332 (27.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 270 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
6 239 (19.62%) Analytics
7 234 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
8 223 (18.31%) Migration
9 208 (17.08%) Data Quality
10 190 (15.60%) Data Modelling
11 177 (14.53%) Data Migration
12 154 (12.64%) Data Management
13 151 (12.40%) ETL
14 138 (11.33%) Microsoft
15 135 (11.08%) SAP
16 129 (10.59%) Oracle
17 124 (10.18%) Tableau
18 121 (9.93%) SQL Server
19 120 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
20 119 (9.77%) Data Mapping
21 115 (9.44%) Banking
22 109 (8.95%) Visualisation
23 108 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
24 104 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
25 99 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
26 96 (7.88%) Power BI
27 93 (7.64%) Degree
28 92 (7.55%) Business Analysis
29 89 (7.31%) Python
30 82 (6.73%) Validation

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 71 (5.83%) SAS
2 33 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.40%) Confluence
4 12 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.33%) Apache
8 4 (0.33%) Mule
9 1 (0.082%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.082%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.082%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.082%) MindAlign
9 1 (0.082%) WordPress
Applications
1 332 (27.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (5.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.07%) SPSS
7 3 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.64%) Markit EDM
2 15 (1.23%) SAP HR
3 13 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.07%) SAP MM
4 12 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.82%) PolarLake
6 9 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.66%) SAP APO
7 8 (0.66%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.57%) CSG Singleview
8 7 (0.57%) SAP MDM
8 7 (0.57%) Workday HCM
9 6 (0.49%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.81%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (1.40%) Office 365
4 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.74%) GitHub
7 8 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.66%) SaaS
8 7 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.33%) G Suite
10 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.16%) Taleo
12 1 (0.082%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.082%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.15%) SMS
2 8 (0.66%) Internet
3 3 (0.25%) DNS
4 2 (0.16%) Broadband
4 2 (0.16%) FTP
4 2 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.082%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.082%) MVNO
5 1 (0.082%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.082%) Network Security
5 1 (0.082%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.082%) SAN
5 1 (0.082%) SSL
5 1 (0.082%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.082%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 120 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (7.88%) Power BI
4 75 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (5.01%) Big Data
6 57 (4.68%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (4.02%) Data Mining
8 48 (3.94%) Relational Database
9 45 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (3.45%) Hadoop
10 42 (3.45%) MS Access
11 39 (3.20%) QlikView
12 25 (2.05%) MySQL
13 20 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (1.56%) Apache Hive
14 19 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (1.40%) Oracle Database
17 15 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 44 (3.61%) JIRA
2 16 (1.31%) Toad
3 8 (0.66%) ERwin
3 8 (0.66%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.49%) LSMW
4 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.25%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.25%) Hudson
5 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.16%) ER Studio
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.082%) MSTest
7 1 (0.082%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.082%) RStudio
7 1 (0.082%) Selenium
7 1 (0.082%) WebDriver
General
1 362 (29.72%) Finance
2 115 (9.44%) Banking
3 77 (6.32%) Marketing
4 52 (4.27%) Retail
5 32 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 27 (2.22%) Legal
7 26 (2.13%) Front Office
8 22 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.40%) Law
10 17 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.23%) Publishing
12 13 (1.07%) Back Office
13 10 (0.82%) Advertising
14 8 (0.66%) Billing
14 8 (0.66%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.57%) French Language
16 6 (0.49%) German Language
16 6 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.04%) XML
2 12 (0.99%) Web Services
3 10 (0.82%) Kafka
4 8 (0.66%) JSON
5 7 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (0.49%) Swagger
7 5 (0.41%) .NET
7 5 (0.41%) Matplotlib
7 5 (0.41%) Middleware
7 5 (0.41%) Seaborn
8 4 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.33%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.33%) SAP Business Workflow
9 3 (0.25%) HTML
9 3 (0.25%) IDoc
9 3 (0.25%) jQuery
9 3 (0.25%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.25%) RAML
9 3 (0.25%) Spring
9 3 (0.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 270 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.46%) Reference Data
5 29 (2.38%) NHS
6 27 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 25 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (1.89%) Equities
10 22 (1.81%) Derivative
11 16 (1.31%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.07%) Fintech
12 13 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.07%) Taxonomies
13 12 (0.99%) Clustering
13 12 (0.99%) Credit Risk
14 10 (0.82%) Exotic Derivative
15 9 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.30%) Windows
2 16 (1.31%) Linux
3 14 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 9 (0.74%) Unix
5 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.082%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (33.42%) Data Analysis
2 239 (19.62%) Analytics
3 234 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
4 223 (18.31%) Migration
5 190 (15.60%) Data Modelling
6 177 (14.53%) Data Migration
7 154 (12.64%) Data Management
8 151 (12.40%) ETL
9 119 (9.77%) Data Mapping
10 109 (8.95%) Visualisation
11 108 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 104 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
13 99 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
14 92 (7.55%) Business Analysis
15 82 (6.73%) Data Analytics
15 82 (6.73%) Validation
16 80 (6.57%) Data Cleansing
17 71 (5.83%) CRM
18 68 (5.58%) Project Management
19 64 (5.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 534 (43.84%) SQL
2 89 (7.31%) Python
3 62 (5.09%) VBA
4 54 (4.43%) R
5 37 (3.04%) T-SQL
6 32 (2.63%) Java
7 27 (2.22%) VB
8 26 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 20 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.99%) C
11 9 (0.74%) C++
11 9 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.66%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.57%) C#
14 6 (0.49%) Scala
15 5 (0.41%) Perl
16 4 (0.33%) ABAP
17 3 (0.25%) Ruby
17 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 93 (7.64%) Degree
2 37 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.49%) ISEB
7 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.25%) IIBA
8 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.25%) MCSE
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.25%) RHCE
8 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.082%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.082%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.082%) PhD
9 1 (0.082%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (17.08%) Data Quality
2 53 (4.35%) GDPR
3 29 (2.38%) QA
4 17 (1.40%) SLA
5 9 (0.74%) IFRS
5 9 (0.74%) PMO
6 7 (0.57%) SNOMED CT
7 5 (0.41%) GxP
7 5 (0.41%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.25%) CDISC
8 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
9 2 (0.16%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) MiFID
9 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.082%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.90%) VMware Server
2 11 (0.90%) vSphere
2 11 (0.90%) XenApp
3 4 (0.33%) HDFS
4 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.082%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.49%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.33%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.082%) CASB
7 1 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.082%) Kibana
7 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.082%) logstash
7 1 (0.082%) Terraform
Vendors
1 138 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 135 (11.08%) SAP
3 129 (10.59%) Oracle
4 124 (10.18%) Tableau
5 48 (3.94%) Google
6 38 (3.12%) Teradata
7 33 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.64%) Informatica
9 18 (1.48%) Alteryx
10 17 (1.40%) Workday
11 14 (1.15%) Cognos
11 14 (1.15%) NetApp
11 14 (1.15%) VMware
12 13 (1.07%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.99%) Citrix
14 11 (0.90%) CommVault
14 11 (0.90%) HP
14 11 (0.90%) JD Edwards
15 10 (0.82%) Reuters
16 9 (0.74%) Remedy