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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 397 448
Rank change year-on-year +128 +51  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 358 235 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 128 95
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £350
% change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 £19.61 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.87% -46.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £19.61 £35.50
% change year-on-year +98.87% -44.76%  

Data Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34744 41185 38836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.25% 82.92% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23057 27403 24454
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 998 1135
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 +118 232 £500 +11.11% 59
South East +5 37 £400 -20.00% 12
East of England +23 33 £335 -25.55% 5
North West +35 15 £450 +28.57% 10
Yorkshire +23 15 £700 +55.55% 5
East Midlands +6 13 £379 +68.33% 1
West Midlands +9 6 £338 -38.18% 6
North East -9 3 £275 -42.10% 2
South West -14 3 £420 -11.57% 7
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 652 (100.00%) Analytics
2 190 (29.14%) Big Data
3 171 (26.23%) SQL
4 166 (25.46%) Finance
5 162 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (20.55%) Python
7 129 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
7 129 (19.79%) Hadoop
8 102 (15.64%) Big Data Analytics
9 97 (14.88%) Java
10 95 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
11 93 (14.26%) Data Analysis
12 89 (13.65%) Visualisation
13 75 (11.50%) Oracle
14 73 (11.20%) Degree
15 72 (11.04%) JavaScript
16 67 (10.28%) R
17 64 (9.82%) Banking
17 64 (9.82%) Linux
18 63 (9.66%) Data Modelling
19 59 (9.05%) SAS
19 59 (9.05%) HTML
20 57 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
20 57 (8.74%) Apache Spark
21 56 (8.59%) Project Management
22 53 (8.13%) Management Information System
22 53 (8.13%) Mathematics
23 52 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
23 52 (7.98%) ETL
24 51 (7.82%) Tableau

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 59 (9.05%) SAS
2 57 (8.74%) Apache Spark
3 25 (3.83%) Apache
4 17 (2.61%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (1.23%) Confluence
7 6 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.61%) IIS
8 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 2 (0.31%) JBoss
10 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.61%) SPSS
3 14 (2.15%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.99%) MS Office
4 13 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.92%) MS Project
5 6 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 14 (2.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.92%) Unica
4 5 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.31%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.31%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.45%) Google Analytics
4 14 (2.15%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.92%) SaaS
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.46%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 3 (0.46%) GitHub
8 3 (0.46%) PaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Firebase
9 2 (0.31%) Force.com
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) Heroku
9 2 (0.31%) IaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Office 365
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.30%) Firewall
2 11 (1.69%) LAN
2 11 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.69%) VoIP
2 11 (1.69%) WAN
3 10 (1.53%) Internet
3 10 (1.53%) VPN
4 8 (1.23%) SMS
5 7 (1.07%) HTTP
5 7 (1.07%) Network Security
6 5 (0.77%) SSL
7 4 (0.61%) LDAP
8 3 (0.46%) DNS
8 3 (0.46%) SMTP
9 2 (0.31%) FTP
9 2 (0.31%) Skype
10 1 (0.15%) BGP
10 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.15%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (29.14%) Big Data
2 129 (19.79%) Hadoop
3 57 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (7.67%) Apache Hive
5 48 (7.36%) NoSQL
6 46 (7.06%) SQL Server
7 36 (5.52%) Relational Database
8 27 (4.14%) QlikView
9 21 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (3.22%) MongoDB
10 20 (3.07%) Power BI
11 17 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (2.45%) DB2
13 15 (2.30%) Data Lake
13 15 (2.30%) HBase
14 14 (2.15%) Spotfire
14 14 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.84%) KDB
15 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.76%) JIRA
2 16 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.30%) Axure RP
4 11 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.77%) Selenium
7 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.61%) ERwin
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.46%) Subversion
9 3 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.31%) CocoaPods
11 1 (0.15%) JConsole
11 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.15%) TestRail
11 1 (0.15%) VersionOne
11 1 (0.15%) VisualVM
General
1 166 (25.46%) Finance
2 64 (9.82%) Banking
3 46 (7.06%) Retail
4 39 (5.98%) Marketing
5 30 (4.60%) Legal
6 23 (3.53%) Front Office
7 22 (3.37%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.99%) Billing
10 12 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.38%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.23%) Back Office
13 8 (1.23%) Games
14 6 (0.92%) Automotive
14 6 (0.92%) Publishing
15 4 (0.61%) German Language
15 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.46%) Military
17 2 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 173 (26.53%) Analyst
2 141 (21.63%) Developer
3 74 (11.35%) Architect
4 71 (10.89%) Data Analyst
5 59 (9.05%) Business Analyst
6 51 (7.82%) Consultant
7 41 (6.29%) Data Architect
8 34 (5.21%) Python Developer
9 31 (4.75%) Data Business Analyst
10 29 (4.45%) Data Scientist
11 27 (4.14%) Designer
12 26 (3.99%) Data Engineer
12 26 (3.99%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.83%) UX Designer
14 24 (3.68%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.53%) Data Consultant
16 21 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
17 20 (3.07%) Big Data Architect
18 19 (2.91%) Big Data Developer
19 17 (2.61%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.05%) HTML
2 43 (6.60%) CSS
3 39 (5.98%) HTML5
4 38 (5.83%) AngularJS
5 31 (4.75%) .NET
6 24 (3.68%) CSS3
7 21 (3.22%) jQuery
8 19 (2.91%) Kafka
9 18 (2.76%) Middleware
10 17 (2.61%) React
11 14 (2.15%) JSON
12 13 (1.99%) Node.js
12 13 (1.99%) XML
13 12 (1.84%) RESTful
14 11 (1.69%) J2EE
14 11 (1.69%) REST
14 11 (1.69%) Web Services
15 10 (1.53%) D3.js
15 10 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
16 9 (1.38%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 95 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 37 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.21%) User Experience
5 27 (4.14%) Algorithms
6 22 (3.37%) Mainframe
7 20 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (2.76%) Data Structures
9 17 (2.61%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.99%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.99%) Social Media
11 12 (1.84%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.53%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.53%) Cyber Attack
12 10 (1.53%) Derivative
12 10 (1.53%) Fintech
12 10 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.92%) Equities
15 5 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.82%) Linux
2 40 (6.13%) Unix
3 38 (5.83%) Windows
4 12 (1.84%) Windows Vista
5 5 (0.77%) Solaris
5 5 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.46%) AIX
6 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.46%) HPUX
6 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.15%) Android
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Fedora
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (100.00%) Analytics
2 162 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
4 102 (15.64%) Big Data Analytics
5 93 (14.26%) Data Analysis
6 89 (13.65%) Visualisation
7 63 (9.66%) Data Modelling
8 56 (8.59%) Project Management
9 53 (8.13%) Mathematics
10 52 (7.98%) ETL
10 52 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (7.36%) Data Management
12 40 (6.13%) CRM
12 40 (6.13%) Machine Learning
12 40 (6.13%) Migration
13 39 (5.98%) Data Visualisation
13 39 (5.98%) DevOps
14 38 (5.83%) Open Source
15 36 (5.52%) Business Analysis
16 31 (4.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 171 (26.23%) SQL
2 134 (20.55%) Python
3 97 (14.88%) Java
4 72 (11.04%) JavaScript
5 67 (10.28%) R
6 38 (5.83%) Scala
7 24 (3.68%) C#
8 23 (3.53%) C++
9 21 (3.22%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.61%) C
10 17 (2.61%) MATLAB
11 15 (2.30%) VBA
12 14 (2.15%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.69%) Perl
14 10 (1.53%) PHP
15 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.77%) Ruby
18 4 (0.61%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 73 (11.20%) Degree
2 30 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.84%) PhD
5 10 (1.53%) CISSP
6 9 (1.38%) SANS
7 8 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (1.23%) SSCP
8 7 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.61%) ISEB
9 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.46%) MBA
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.46%) PMP
11 2 (0.31%) CBAP
11 2 (0.31%) HND
11 2 (0.31%) IIBA
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.13%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.07%) QA
3 9 (1.38%) PMO
4 5 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) GMP
6 2 (0.31%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (2.15%) HDFS
2 11 (1.69%) Docker
3 6 (0.92%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.46%) Corosync
5 3 (0.46%) Squid
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (2.30%) Puppet
2 12 (1.84%) Ansible
3 11 (1.69%) QRadar
4 10 (1.53%) Nessus
4 10 (1.53%) Nexpose
4 10 (1.53%) Nmap
5 7 (1.07%) Kibana
6 4 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.46%) Mesos
7 3 (0.46%) Pacemaker
8 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.31%) Oozie
8 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.15%) Netcool
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (11.50%) Oracle
2 51 (7.82%) Tableau
3 49 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.68%) SAP
5 23 (3.53%) Splunk
6 21 (3.22%) Intel
7 19 (2.91%) Adobe
8 18 (2.76%) Teradata
9 17 (2.61%) Intel Security
10 16 (2.45%) IBM
11 14 (2.15%) ClickTale
12 12 (1.84%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.69%) ArcSight
13 11 (1.69%) NetWitness
14 10 (1.53%) Apple
14 10 (1.53%) Cognos
14 10 (1.53%) Informatica
14 10 (1.53%) MapR
14 10 (1.53%) Qualys
15 9 (1.38%) Hortonworks
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