Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 210 256 251
Rank change year-on-year +46 -5 +49
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 840 262 916
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.16% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 189 603
10th Percentile £363 £328 £350
25th Percentile £450 £406 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +8.25%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £763 £725 £725
UK median daily rate £540 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 20
10th Percentile " £15.13 £9.65
25th Percentile £15.00 £17.63 £10.10
Median hourly rate £17.25 £33.50 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -48.51% +94.20% -24.77%
75th Percentile £22.88 £58.13 £24.44
90th Percentile £28.95 £61.38 £26.38
UK median hourly rate £25.75 £33.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -23.13% +94.20% -24.77%

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 57,169 22,628 70,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.24% 87.55% 87.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39,939 15,462 47,927
10th Percentile £315 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £390 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +0.05% +2.70%
75th Percentile £613 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,501 635 1,920
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
25th Percentile £14.50 £15.75 £14.38
Median hourly rate £24.27 £26.00 £22.97
Median % change year-on-year -6.65% +13.22% +17.77%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £46.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.86
% change year-on-year -2.00% +9.37% +18.33%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analytics in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analytics in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analytics in England.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analytics in England

Data Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Analytics in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 +19 527 £570 +8.57% 164
Midlands +5 104 £517 +16.18% 35
West Midlands +14 99 £514 +15.39% 19
South East -30 87 £482 +15.10% 34
North of England -74 29 £525 +5.00% 41
South West -35 19 £440 +3.53% 15
East of England -35 17 £400 -15.79% 9
North West -59 14 £588 +17.50% 21
Yorkshire -44 10 £583 - 12
North East -9 5 £388 -29.55% 8
East Midlands -31 5 £600 - 16
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 840 (100.00%) Analytics
2 329 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (32.74%) SQL
4 229 (27.26%) Business Intelligence
5 215 (25.60%) Azure
6 201 (23.93%) Python
7 187 (22.26%) Social Skills
8 186 (22.14%) Finance
9 158 (18.81%) Data Modelling
10 156 (18.57%) Data Warehouse
11 155 (18.45%) AWS
12 142 (16.90%) Scrum
13 136 (16.19%) Power Platform
14 134 (15.95%) Power BI
15 127 (15.12%) ETL
16 125 (14.88%) Big Data
17 122 (14.52%) Visualisation
18 121 (14.40%) DevOps
19 106 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
19 106 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
20 96 (11.43%) Microsoft
20 96 (11.43%) Java
21 94 (11.19%) JIRA
22 91 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
23 88 (10.48%) Hadoop
24 87 (10.36%) Software Engineering
25 81 (9.64%) Data Science
26 77 (9.17%) Oracle
27 75 (8.93%) Data Lake
28 74 (8.81%) Data Analysis

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 69 (8.21%) SAS
2 63 (7.50%) Apache Spark
3 60 (7.14%) Confluence
4 23 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.55%) Apache
6 12 (1.43%) CICS
7 11 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.95%) CMS
9 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.71%) IIS
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.60%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.48%) Mule
13 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.36%) Documentum
13 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.12%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 67 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.60%) Sketch
6 3 (0.36%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.12%) InVision
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.48%) SAP GTS
1 4 (0.48%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
2 3 (0.36%) Workfront
3 2 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Clinical
3 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.12%) HealthRoster
4 1 (0.12%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 215 (25.60%) Azure
2 155 (18.45%) AWS
3 136 (16.19%) Power Platform
4 61 (7.26%) GCP
5 35 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
6 30 (3.57%) Serverless
7 19 (2.26%) PaaS
8 18 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
9 16 (1.90%) SaaS
10 15 (1.79%) Amazon S3
11 13 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 13 (1.55%) GitHub
11 13 (1.55%) PowerApps
12 12 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (1.43%) Azure Storage
12 12 (1.43%) Google Analytics
13 11 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (1.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (0.83%) RTMP
2 6 (0.71%) Kerberos
3 5 (0.60%) 5G
4 4 (0.48%) 2G
4 4 (0.48%) 3G
4 4 (0.48%) 4G
4 4 (0.48%) FTP
4 4 (0.48%) MQTT
5 3 (0.36%) Internet
5 3 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.24%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) GSM
7 1 (0.12%) LTE
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (18.57%) Data Warehouse
2 134 (15.95%) Power BI
3 125 (14.88%) Big Data
4 88 (10.48%) Hadoop
5 75 (8.93%) Data Lake
6 71 (8.45%) SQL Server
7 65 (7.74%) Apache Hive
8 60 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 60 (7.14%) Tableau
9 43 (5.12%) NoSQL
10 39 (4.64%) MySQL
11 36 (4.29%) HBase
12 28 (3.33%) Metadata
13 27 (3.21%) BigQuery
13 27 (3.21%) RDBMS
14 25 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (2.62%) MongoDB
15 22 (2.62%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 94 (11.19%) JIRA
2 62 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 56 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 39 (4.64%) Bitbucket
5 29 (3.45%) GitLab
6 12 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.31%) Maven
8 10 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.19%) JUnit
9 9 (1.07%) Artifactory
9 9 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.95%) Jasmine
11 7 (0.83%) webpack
12 6 (0.71%) git-flow
12 6 (0.71%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.60%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.60%) Selenium
14 4 (0.48%) Protractor
14 4 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 187 (22.26%) Social Skills
2 186 (22.14%) Finance
3 106 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (8.57%) Banking
5 55 (6.55%) Public Sector
6 35 (4.17%) Marketing
7 33 (3.93%) Presentation Skills
8 30 (3.57%) Investment Banking
9 26 (3.10%) Retail
10 20 (2.38%) Front Office
11 18 (2.14%) Influencing Skills
12 14 (1.67%) Legal
12 14 (1.67%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.55%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.95%) Electronics
16 8 (0.95%) Law
17 6 (0.71%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 152 (18.10%) Developer
2 148 (17.62%) Analyst
3 109 (12.98%) Architect
4 68 (8.10%) Data Analyst
5 66 (7.86%) Data Engineer
6 64 (7.62%) Business Analyst
7 57 (6.79%) Data Architect
8 37 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 35 (4.17%) Consultant
10 29 (3.45%) Software Engineer
11 28 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 27 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.74%) C# Developer
15 22 (2.62%) Azure Engineer
15 22 (2.62%) Data Manager
16 19 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 19 (2.26%) Java Developer
16 19 (2.26%) Product Owner
17 18 (2.14%) Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.02%) .NET
2 37 (4.40%) Kafka
3 26 (3.10%) Spring
4 24 (2.86%) GraphQL
5 22 (2.62%) React
5 22 (2.62%) REST
6 19 (2.26%) JSON
6 19 (2.26%) Spark Streaming
7 18 (2.14%) RESTful
7 18 (2.14%) Web Services
8 16 (1.90%) CSS
9 15 (1.79%) PySpark
9 15 (1.79%) XML
10 14 (1.67%) HTML
11 13 (1.55%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.43%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.31%) Node.js
14 10 (1.19%) .NET Core
15 9 (1.07%) NumPy
16 8 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.76%) User Experience
2 27 (3.21%) Algorithms
2 27 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.26%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 15 (1.79%) Reference Data
7 14 (1.67%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.55%) Cloud Native
8 13 (1.55%) NHS
9 11 (1.31%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.07%) FMCG
10 9 (1.07%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
12 7 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (0.83%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.83%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.57%) Linux
2 57 (6.79%) Unix
3 36 (4.29%) Windows
4 12 (1.43%) zOS
5 10 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.60%) AIX
6 5 (0.60%) VMS
7 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Android
8 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (100.00%) Analytics
2 329 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (27.26%) Business Intelligence
4 158 (18.81%) Data Modelling
5 142 (16.90%) Scrum
6 127 (15.12%) ETL
7 122 (14.52%) Visualisation
8 121 (14.40%) DevOps
9 106 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 91 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
11 87 (10.36%) Software Engineering
12 81 (9.64%) Data Science
13 74 (8.81%) Data Analysis
13 74 (8.81%) Process Improvement
14 71 (8.45%) Machine Learning
15 70 (8.33%) Project Management
16 69 (8.21%) Data Visualisation
17 67 (7.98%) Use Case
18 66 (7.86%) Requirements Gathering
19 65 (7.74%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 275 (32.74%) SQL
2 201 (23.93%) Python
3 96 (11.43%) Java
4 68 (8.10%) R
5 64 (7.62%) C#
6 44 (5.24%) PL/SQL
7 39 (4.64%) Scala
8 34 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 28 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 22 (2.62%) HiveQL
10 22 (2.62%) Java 8
11 21 (2.50%) Perl
11 21 (2.50%) VBA
12 19 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.26%) TypeScript
13 16 (1.90%) C++
14 13 (1.55%) COBOL
14 13 (1.55%) JCL
15 12 (1.43%) REXX
16 11 (1.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (7.98%) Degree
2 63 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 48 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.83%) PhD
8 6 (0.71%) ISEB
9 5 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.36%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.24%) MBA
11 2 (0.24%) PMP
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CBAP
12 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.81%) QA
3 18 (2.14%) GDPR
4 10 (1.19%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.19%) PMO
5 3 (0.36%) COREP
5 3 (0.36%) FINREP
5 3 (0.36%) HL7
6 2 (0.24%) CDISC
6 2 (0.24%) WCAG
7 1 (0.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) DICOM
7 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.12%) GMP
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (4.40%) Docker
2 36 (4.29%) HDFS
3 19 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 12 (1.43%) RACF
5 5 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.86%) Ansible
3 20 (2.38%) Grafana
4 16 (1.90%) Prometheus
4 16 (1.90%) ZABBIX
5 13 (1.55%) Terraform
6 12 (1.43%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.60%) Oozie
9 4 (0.48%) Control-M
9 4 (0.48%) Kibana
10 3 (0.36%) Puppet
11 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.24%) QRadar
12 1 (0.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 1 (0.12%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.12%) Salt
12 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.17%) Oracle
3 64 (7.62%) Databricks
4 59 (7.02%) Google
5 35 (4.17%) Splunk
6 34 (4.05%) Informatica
7 33 (3.93%) Talend
8 31 (3.69%) SAP
9 19 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.02%) IBM
11 16 (1.90%) Ab Initio
11 16 (1.90%) New Relic
11 16 (1.90%) Spiceworks
12 12 (1.43%) Adobe
12 12 (1.43%) Broadcom
12 12 (1.43%) Cloudera
13 10 (1.19%) MapR
14 9 (1.07%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.07%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.95%) Alteryx