Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 22 November 2018 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 Analytics
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 317 405
Rank change year-on-year +28 +88 +40
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 853 788 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.83% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.97% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 523 396
England median daily rate £488 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £643 £638 £688
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
England median hourly rate £22.50 £30.66 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.60% -30.33% +92.43%
10th Percentile £15.25 £17.15 £15.98
90th Percentile £46.35 £64.95 £46.08
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -45.45% +92.43%

Data Analytics 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 82,187 81,493 83,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.44% 85.86% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,097 54,751 55,657
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,096 1,945 2,255
England median hourly rate £22.40 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £22.40 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.21% +2.84% +1.19%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +12 503 £500 - 170
South East +25 141 £475 +11.76% 56
North of England -20 80 £425 - 34
Midlands +7 67 £500 +17.65% 31
North West -14 46 £428 +0.59% 13
West Midlands -2 41 £425 +6.25% 20
South West -12 34 £475 +15.15% 22
Yorkshire -9 30 £419 -4.29% 14
East Midlands +23 26 £507 +6.63% 11
East of England -29 21 £550 +10.00% 17
North East -7 4 £575 +9.52% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 853 (100.00%) Analytics
2 324 (37.98%) SQL
3 292 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
4 253 (29.66%) Big Data
5 217 (25.44%) Python
6 188 (22.04%) Finance
7 184 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
8 180 (21.10%) Business Intelligence
9 155 (18.17%) Java
10 154 (18.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 151 (17.70%) Data Science
12 138 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
13 125 (14.65%) Microsoft
14 124 (14.54%) Hadoop
15 122 (14.30%) Visualisation
15 122 (14.30%) ETL
16 108 (12.66%) SQL Server
17 107 (12.54%) Machine Learning
18 104 (12.19%) Data Modelling
19 103 (12.08%) Apache Spark
20 101 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
21 99 (11.61%) Big Data Analytics
22 98 (11.49%) JavaScript
23 90 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
24 87 (10.20%) Open Source
25 85 (9.96%) Tableau
25 85 (9.96%) Power BI
26 81 (9.50%) NoSQL
27 79 (9.26%) HTML
27 79 (9.26%) Problem-Solving

Data Analytics
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
1 103 (12.08%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.63%) SAS
3 27 (3.17%) Apache
4 20 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.52%) Documentum
5 13 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.06%) nginx
6 9 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.82%) Confluence
7 7 (0.82%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.70%) CMS
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.47%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.23%) Jetty
12 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 46 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.17%) Chatbot
3 10 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.59%) SPSS
6 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.82%) SAP APO
1 7 (0.82%) SAP MM
2 6 (0.70%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.23%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) Unica
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Endur
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 154 (18.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (5.39%) Amazon S3
4 38 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (4.10%) Amazon EMR
6 32 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 28 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (3.05%) Azure Data Factory
9 25 (2.93%) Amazon Glacier
10 22 (2.58%) Serverless
11 20 (2.34%) Google Analytics
12 17 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (1.99%) PaaS
13 16 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (1.76%) IaaS
15 14 (1.64%) Office 365
16 12 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
17 11 (1.29%) Azure Functions
17 11 (1.29%) GitHub
18 10 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.93%) Firewall
2 24 (2.81%) Internet
3 18 (2.11%) SSH
3 18 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.82%) LAN
4 7 (0.82%) Skype
4 7 (0.82%) SSL
5 5 (0.59%) DNS
6 4 (0.47%) HTTP
7 3 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.23%) ASN.1
8 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.23%) IPv6
8 2 (0.23%) Network Security
8 2 (0.23%) SMS
8 2 (0.23%) WAN
9 1 (0.12%) 4G
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.12%) DVB
9 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (29.66%) Big Data
2 124 (14.54%) Hadoop
3 108 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 101 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (9.96%) Power BI
6 81 (9.50%) NoSQL
7 67 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (7.27%) Apache Hive
9 53 (6.21%) Relational Database
10 49 (5.74%) Data Lake
11 46 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (5.16%) MongoDB
13 43 (5.04%) Amazon Redshift
14 39 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (4.10%) Data Mining
16 31 (3.63%) Amazon Aurora
17 27 (3.17%) MySQL
18 18 (2.11%) Flink
19 17 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
20 14 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.04%) JIRA
3 39 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (2.23%) Maven
6 18 (2.11%) Selenium
7 16 (1.88%) PhantomJS
8 14 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.52%) GitLab
9 13 (1.52%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.29%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.17%) NUnit
13 9 (1.06%) Moq
14 8 (0.94%) Axure RP
14 8 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.94%) IntelliJ
15 6 (0.70%) Toad
16 5 (0.59%) RStudio
16 5 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 188 (22.04%) Finance
2 71 (8.32%) Banking
3 43 (5.04%) Legal
4 42 (4.92%) Marketing
5 30 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.05%) Retail
7 12 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.41%) Publishing
8 10 (1.17%) Advertising
8 10 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.17%) Front Office
9 8 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.70%) Law
11 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.47%) Electronics
12 4 (0.47%) French Language
13 3 (0.35%) Automotive
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 220 (25.79%) Developer
2 178 (20.87%) Analyst
3 85 (9.96%) Data Analyst
4 77 (9.03%) Architect
5 72 (8.44%) Data Engineer
6 51 (5.98%) Consultant
7 46 (5.39%) Business Analyst
7 46 (5.39%) Data Architect
8 38 (4.45%) Data Scientist
9 36 (4.22%) Java Developer
10 33 (3.87%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.75%) Big Data Developer
12 31 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
12 31 (3.63%) React Developer
13 30 (3.52%) Analytics Developer
13 30 (3.52%) SQL Developer
14 29 (3.40%) Data Consultant
15 28 (3.28%) Big Data Engineer
16 26 (3.05%) Azure Developer
16 26 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.26%) HTML
2 61 (7.15%) REST
3 54 (6.33%) .NET
4 53 (6.21%) CSS
5 52 (6.10%) AngularJS
5 52 (6.10%) Kafka
6 48 (5.63%) Web Services
7 42 (4.92%) React
8 37 (4.34%) Spring
9 33 (3.87%) XML
10 28 (3.28%) WebSockets
11 27 (3.17%) Node.js
12 24 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (2.58%) .NET Core
13 22 (2.58%) HTML5
13 22 (2.58%) Redux
14 21 (2.46%) JSON
15 20 (2.34%) Middleware
16 19 (2.23%) jQuery
17 18 (2.11%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 184 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 54 (6.33%) Algorithms
4 37 (4.34%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (3.99%) User Experience
7 31 (3.63%) Fintech
8 19 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.76%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.29%) Taxonomies
13 10 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.06%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.94%) Reference Data
15 8 (0.94%) Replication
16 6 (0.70%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.70%) Robotics
16 6 (0.70%) Smart City
16 6 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.09%) Linux
2 52 (6.10%) Unix
3 27 (3.17%) Windows
4 13 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.94%) CentOS
7 6 (0.70%) Android
8 5 (0.59%) Solaris
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.12%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (100.00%) Analytics
2 292 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (21.10%) Business Intelligence
4 151 (17.70%) Data Science
5 122 (14.30%) ETL
5 122 (14.30%) Visualisation
6 107 (12.54%) Machine Learning
7 104 (12.19%) Data Modelling
8 99 (11.61%) Big Data Analytics
9 90 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 87 (10.20%) Open Source
11 79 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (9.14%) TDD
13 76 (8.91%) DevOps
14 75 (8.79%) Data Analysis
15 68 (7.97%) Artificial Intelligence
16 67 (7.85%) Scrum
17 59 (6.92%) Data Visualisation
17 59 (6.92%) Project Management
18 55 (6.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 324 (37.98%) SQL
2 217 (25.44%) Python
3 155 (18.17%) Java
4 98 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 74 (8.68%) R
6 73 (8.56%) C#
7 38 (4.45%) T-SQL
8 36 (4.22%) PowerShell
9 35 (4.10%) Scala
10 28 (3.28%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.81%) C++
12 23 (2.70%) Java 8
13 21 (2.46%) TypeScript
14 19 (2.23%) U-SQL
15 18 (2.11%) VBA
16 14 (1.64%) Perl
17 13 (1.52%) C
17 13 (1.52%) VB
18 12 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 11 (1.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (6.57%) Degree
2 51 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.52%) CISSP
6 12 (1.41%) CISM
7 11 (1.29%) CISA
8 10 (1.17%) PhD
9 8 (0.94%) ISEB
10 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.47%) CITP
13 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 2 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.16%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.46%) QA
3 16 (1.88%) GDPR
4 14 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.59%) PMO
7 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 4 (0.47%) SLA
8 3 (0.35%) WCAG
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (3.52%) Docker
2 15 (1.76%) HDFS
3 10 (1.17%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (3.87%) Ansible
3 21 (2.46%) Puppet
4 19 (2.23%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.99%) ZABBIX
6 10 (1.17%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.94%) Terraform
8 7 (0.82%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.70%) Oozie
10 5 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.59%) Kibana
10 5 (0.59%) Mesos
10 5 (0.59%) Salt
11 4 (0.47%) Grafana
11 4 (0.47%) Graphite
11 4 (0.47%) Nagios
11 4 (0.47%) StatsD
12 3 (0.35%) rkt
13 2 (0.23%) logstash
14 1 (0.12%) Ambari
Vendors
1 125 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 85 (9.96%) Tableau
3 70 (8.21%) Oracle
4 43 (5.04%) SAP
5 40 (4.69%) Splunk
6 35 (4.10%) Alteryx
7 27 (3.17%) Google
8 20 (2.34%) Cloudera
9 17 (1.99%) Informatica
10 15 (1.76%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.52%) Databricks
11 13 (1.52%) New Relic
11 13 (1.52%) Pega
12 11 (1.29%) IBM
13 10 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (1.17%) Teradata
14 9 (1.06%) HP
14 9 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.94%) Hortonworks
15 8 (0.94%) Talend