Period
to 22 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 283 441
Rank change year-on-year -1 +158 +46
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 826 729 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.87% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.03% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 476 278
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £337 £300 £280
90th Percentile £652 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
England median hourly rate £39.50 £22.25 £22.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.53% -0.25% -38.89%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.05 £20.15
90th Percentile £71.38 £47.00 £24.46
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £22.25 £22.31
% change year-on-year +77.53% -0.25% -37.17%

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 79,041 70,667 81,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.87% 84.78% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,457 46,633 54,405
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,083 1,889 2,106
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.49 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £50.13
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.88% - +19.05%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -16 523 £538 +8.37% 182
South East +19 117 £450 +9.09% 54
North of England -22 70 £425 - 44
Midlands +15 62 £450 +5.88% 19
Yorkshire -11 38 £425 -2.30% 16
East Midlands +12 31 £463 +15.63% 6
West Midlands -6 31 £425 -5.56% 13
North West -26 27 £425 +3.03% 25
East of England -26 26 £575 +67.88% 19
South West +12 23 £375 -11.24% 15
North East -1 4 £588 +74.07% 3
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 826 (100.00%) Analytics
2 309 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (36.68%) Big Data
4 253 (30.63%) SQL
5 220 (26.63%) Python
6 195 (23.61%) Finance
7 188 (22.76%) Business Intelligence
8 173 (20.94%) Data Warehouse
9 146 (17.68%) Hadoop
10 134 (16.22%) ETL
11 130 (15.74%) Visualisation
12 126 (15.25%) Apache Spark
13 124 (15.01%) Microsoft
14 117 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
14 117 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
15 116 (14.04%) Data Science
16 111 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 107 (12.95%) Java
18 105 (12.71%) Linux
18 105 (12.71%) Data Modelling
19 101 (12.23%) R
20 90 (10.90%) Data Analysis
21 88 (10.65%) Security Cleared
22 86 (10.41%) SQL Server
23 83 (10.05%) JavaScript
24 82 (9.93%) Tableau
24 82 (9.93%) DevOps
24 82 (9.93%) Machine Learning
25 81 (9.81%) Big Data Analytics
26 78 (9.44%) Scrum

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
1 126 (15.25%) Apache Spark
2 48 (5.81%) SAS
3 42 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (4.12%) Apache
5 16 (1.94%) Apache Pig
6 10 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.09%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.85%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.73%) IPython
11 5 (0.61%) Confluence
12 3 (0.36%) CMS
12 3 (0.36%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.36%) nginx
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.24%) Tornado
13 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.97%) SPSS
4 8 (0.97%) Stata
5 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.24%) InVision
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.48%) HFM
3 3 (0.36%) Radian6
3 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.24%) Relativity
5 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) Finacle
5 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 117 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.03%) Google Analytics
4 24 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 20 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 20 (2.42%) Serverless
6 18 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 18 (2.18%) AWS CloudTrail
6 18 (2.18%) SaaS
7 17 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
11 12 (1.45%) PaaS
12 11 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.97%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 8 (0.97%) IaaS
14 6 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.73%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.82%) SSL
2 13 (1.57%) HTTP
3 12 (1.45%) Internet
3 12 (1.45%) SMS
4 10 (1.21%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.85%) Firewall
6 5 (0.61%) SMTP
7 3 (0.36%) AMQP
7 3 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.36%) VPN
7 3 (0.36%) WAN
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.24%) LAN
8 2 (0.24%) MPLS
8 2 (0.24%) SNMP
8 2 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.12%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.12%) Broadband
9 1 (0.12%) DNS
9 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (36.68%) Big Data
2 173 (20.94%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (17.68%) Hadoop
4 86 (10.41%) SQL Server
5 72 (8.72%) NoSQL
5 72 (8.72%) Power BI
6 53 (6.42%) Apache Hive
7 49 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (5.33%) MongoDB
9 41 (4.96%) Data Lake
10 38 (4.60%) Data Mining
11 34 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
11 34 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (3.87%) Impala
13 31 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (3.27%) PowerCenter
16 26 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (3.03%) HBase
18 22 (2.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 36 (4.36%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.24%) JIRA
3 29 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.27%) RStudio
5 18 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.57%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.85%) Axure RP
9 6 (0.73%) Maven
9 6 (0.73%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.61%) Babel
10 5 (0.61%) webpack
11 4 (0.48%) Selenium
11 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.36%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.36%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.36%) Subversion
12 3 (0.36%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.24%) JProfiler
13 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
General
1 195 (23.61%) Finance
2 66 (7.99%) Marketing
3 62 (7.51%) Banking
4 45 (5.45%) Retail
5 44 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.66%) Law
8 20 (2.42%) Legal
9 13 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.45%) Back Office
10 12 (1.45%) Front Office
11 8 (0.97%) Electronics
11 8 (0.97%) Games
12 6 (0.73%) Advertising
13 5 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.48%) Automotive
14 4 (0.48%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) Publishing
14 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (18.64%) Analyst
2 141 (17.07%) Developer
3 94 (11.38%) Architect
4 78 (9.44%) Data Analyst
5 76 (9.20%) Data Engineer
6 58 (7.02%) Consultant
7 41 (4.96%) Data Architect
8 40 (4.84%) Business Analyst
9 39 (4.72%) Designer
9 39 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 37 (4.48%) Data Scientist
11 33 (4.00%) Data Consultant
12 27 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 27 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.27%) Project Manager
12 27 (3.27%) UX Designer
13 23 (2.78%) Big Data Engineer
14 22 (2.66%) Data Business Analyst
14 22 (2.66%) Python Developer
15 21 (2.54%) Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.93%) HTML
2 47 (5.69%) .NET
3 39 (4.72%) Kafka
4 35 (4.24%) AngularJS
5 34 (4.12%) CSS
6 33 (4.00%) React
7 25 (3.03%) HTML5
8 18 (2.18%) Web Services
9 17 (2.06%) REST
10 15 (1.82%) jQuery
11 14 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
11 14 (1.69%) XML
12 13 (1.57%) CSS3
12 13 (1.57%) JSON
12 13 (1.57%) Spring
13 12 (1.45%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.45%) Middleware
13 12 (1.45%) Velocity
14 11 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 117 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.99%) User Experience
3 43 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 26 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.57%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.33%) Fintech
11 11 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.21%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.09%) Marketing Technology
13 9 (1.09%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 105 (12.71%) Linux
2 34 (4.12%) Windows
3 10 (1.21%) Unix
4 8 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.73%) DC/OS
7 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.48%) Android
8 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.48%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) VMS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (100.00%) Analytics
2 309 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (22.76%) Business Intelligence
4 134 (16.22%) ETL
5 130 (15.74%) Visualisation
6 116 (14.04%) Data Science
7 105 (12.71%) Data Modelling
8 90 (10.90%) Data Analysis
9 82 (9.93%) DevOps
9 82 (9.93%) Machine Learning
10 81 (9.81%) Big Data Analytics
11 78 (9.44%) Scrum
12 75 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 71 (8.60%) Data Visualisation
14 65 (7.87%) Data Management
15 61 (7.38%) Open Source
16 57 (6.90%) Project Management
17 55 (6.66%) Problem-Solving
18 53 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
19 47 (5.69%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 253 (30.63%) SQL
2 220 (26.63%) Python
3 107 (12.95%) Java
4 101 (12.23%) R
5 83 (10.05%) JavaScript
6 71 (8.60%) C#
7 37 (4.48%) Scala
8 31 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 31 (3.75%) VBA
9 29 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 22 (2.66%) C
10 22 (2.66%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.30%) C++
12 17 (2.06%) Ruby
13 15 (1.82%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.69%) Perl
15 13 (1.57%) Java 8
15 13 (1.57%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 88 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 67 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.81%) Degree
4 17 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.09%) CISM
5 9 (1.09%) CISSP
6 8 (0.97%) PhD
7 6 (0.73%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.61%) CISA
8 5 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.48%) CCDP
9 4 (0.48%) CCNP
9 4 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.35%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.87%) GDPR
3 17 (2.06%) QA
4 9 (1.09%) PMO
5 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 6 (0.73%) SLA
6 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.48%) MiFID
8 2 (0.24%) IFRS
8 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.24%) WCAG
9 1 (0.12%) FATCA
9 1 (0.12%) GCP
9 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 36 (4.36%) Docker
2 21 (2.54%) HDFS
3 11 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.09%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.36%) Ceph
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) NFS
8 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.42%) Ansible
2 20 (2.42%) Terraform
3 16 (1.94%) Kibana
4 15 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.57%) Puppet
6 12 (1.45%) Oozie
7 11 (1.33%) Mesos
8 8 (0.97%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.73%) Fluentd
9 6 (0.73%) Grafana
9 6 (0.73%) logstash
10 5 (0.61%) Nagios
10 5 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.24%) CASB
12 2 (0.24%) DatAdvantage
12 2 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.24%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 124 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.93%) Tableau
3 68 (8.23%) Oracle
4 48 (5.81%) Informatica
5 42 (5.08%) SAP
6 33 (4.00%) Cloudera
7 32 (3.87%) Google
8 24 (2.91%) Adobe
9 20 (2.42%) Teradata
10 19 (2.30%) IBM
10 19 (2.30%) Splunk
11 17 (2.06%) Cognos
12 16 (1.94%) Alteryx
13 15 (1.82%) AlienVault
14 12 (1.45%) Capita
14 12 (1.45%) Cisco
14 12 (1.45%) Talend
15 11 (1.33%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.21%) Bloomberg
16 10 (1.21%) Reuters