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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 374 410
Rank change year-on-year +106 +36  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 382 277 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.67% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 188 125
Median daily rate £475 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -11.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £495
% change year-on-year -5.88% -14.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +3.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.00% -  

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 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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
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 22 June 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 +86 261 £500 +5.26% 91
South East +29 46 £400 -5.88% 16
Yorkshire +42 21 £388 -22.03% 5
South West +8 15 £425 - 4
North West +19 14 £400 -15.78% 16
East of England -7 9 £454 +111.04% 6
North East +67 6 £325 -34.47% 2
East Midlands -8 5 £400 -15.78% 3
West Midlands +14 3 £375 -21.05% 5
Midlands +10 1 - - 8
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 725 (100.00%) Analytics
2 244 (33.66%) Big Data
3 221 (30.48%) Finance
3 221 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (28.14%) SQL
5 174 (24.00%) Hadoop
6 158 (21.79%) Python
7 129 (17.79%) Business Intelligence
8 128 (17.66%) Big Data Analytics
9 122 (16.83%) Java
10 112 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
10 112 (15.45%) Visualisation
11 109 (15.03%) Data Analysis
12 97 (13.38%) Apache Spark
13 94 (12.97%) Banking
14 90 (12.41%) R
15 89 (12.28%) Linux
16 88 (12.14%) Degree
17 85 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
18 84 (11.59%) Data Modelling
19 76 (10.48%) Microsoft
19 76 (10.48%) Oracle
20 71 (9.79%) JavaScript
21 69 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
21 69 (9.52%) Apache Hive
22 67 (9.24%) SAS
23 64 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
24 62 (8.55%) Machine Learning
25 60 (8.28%) ETL
26 59 (8.14%) 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 97 (13.38%) Apache Spark
2 67 (9.24%) SAS
3 34 (4.69%) Apache
4 21 (2.90%) Apache Pig
5 13 (1.79%) Confluence
6 12 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.55%) IIS
9 4 (0.55%) JBoss
10 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.41%) CMS
10 3 (0.41%) nginx
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.03%) SPSS
3 15 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.38%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.28%) Actimize
5 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.28%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.28%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.14%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) Unica
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.21%) Google Analytics
4 13 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (1.38%) SaaS
7 9 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.69%) GitHub
11 5 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.41%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 3 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.41%) PaaS
12 3 (0.41%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.28%) Force.com
13 2 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.34%) Internet
2 7 (0.97%) Network Security
3 6 (0.83%) SSL
4 5 (0.69%) Firewall
4 5 (0.69%) FTP
4 5 (0.69%) LDAP
5 4 (0.55%) HTTP
6 3 (0.41%) BGP
6 3 (0.41%) DNS
6 3 (0.41%) Skype
7 2 (0.28%) SMS
7 2 (0.28%) SMTP
7 2 (0.28%) SSH
8 1 (0.14%) ATM
8 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (33.66%) Big Data
2 174 (24.00%) Hadoop
3 85 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
4 69 (9.52%) Apache Hive
5 57 (7.86%) NoSQL
6 47 (6.48%) SQL Server
7 42 (5.79%) Relational Database
8 34 (4.69%) HBase
9 32 (4.41%) Power BI
10 28 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (3.59%) MongoDB
12 24 (3.31%) QlikView
13 19 (2.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 18 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (2.34%) DB2
15 17 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (2.21%) Data Mining
16 16 (2.21%) RDBMS
17 15 (2.07%) Data Lake
18 13 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.72%) JIRA
3 15 (2.07%) Axure RP
3 15 (2.07%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.66%) Grunt
4 12 (1.66%) Selenium
5 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.97%) ERwin
6 7 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.83%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.55%) Maven
9 4 (0.55%) Subversion
10 3 (0.41%) gulp
10 3 (0.41%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 221 (30.48%) Finance
2 94 (12.97%) Banking
3 39 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 36 (4.97%) Marketing
5 35 (4.83%) Investment Banking
5 35 (4.83%) Legal
6 31 (4.28%) Retail
7 28 (3.86%) Front Office
8 16 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.07%) Billing
10 14 (1.93%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.66%) Back Office
13 9 (1.24%) Electronics
14 8 (1.10%) Games
15 7 (0.97%) Advertising
16 6 (0.83%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.55%) Automotive
18 3 (0.41%) German Language
18 3 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 174 (24.00%) Analyst
2 172 (23.72%) Developer
3 76 (10.48%) Architect
4 69 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 67 (9.24%) Business Analyst
6 63 (8.69%) Consultant
7 40 (5.52%) Data Architect
8 38 (5.24%) Data Business Analyst
9 37 (5.10%) Python Developer
10 33 (4.55%) Data Engineer
10 33 (4.55%) Data Scientist
11 31 (4.28%) Java Developer
12 28 (3.86%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
13 25 (3.45%) Data Consultant
13 25 (3.45%) Designer
14 22 (3.03%) Big Data Engineer
14 22 (3.03%) Hadoop Developer
15 21 (2.90%) Data Analytics Analyst
16 20 (2.76%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.03%) HTML
2 46 (6.34%) AngularJS
3 41 (5.66%) CSS
4 34 (4.69%) HTML5
5 29 (4.00%) .NET
6 28 (3.86%) Kafka
7 26 (3.59%) CSS3
8 21 (2.90%) jQuery
8 21 (2.90%) Node.js
9 19 (2.62%) D3.js
9 19 (2.62%) React
10 17 (2.34%) REST
11 16 (2.21%) XML
12 15 (2.07%) Web Services
13 14 (1.93%) JSON
13 14 (1.93%) Regular Expression
14 11 (1.52%) Middleware
14 11 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
15 10 (1.38%) ASP.NET
15 10 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 49 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 46 (6.34%) User Experience
5 34 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (3.17%) Mainframe
8 22 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 22 (3.03%) Fintech
8 22 (3.03%) Fixed Income
9 19 (2.62%) Data Structures
10 18 (2.48%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.52%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.38%) Equities
13 10 (1.38%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.24%) Social Media
15 8 (1.10%) Credit Risk
15 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.10%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.28%) Linux
2 52 (7.17%) Windows
3 50 (6.90%) Unix
4 12 (1.66%) Windows Vista
5 8 (1.10%) Solaris
5 8 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) Android
8 2 (0.28%) CentOS
8 2 (0.28%) Debian
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Fedora
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (100.00%) Analytics
2 221 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (17.79%) Business Intelligence
4 128 (17.66%) Big Data Analytics
5 112 (15.45%) Visualisation
6 109 (15.03%) Data Analysis
7 84 (11.59%) Data Modelling
8 69 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
9 64 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 62 (8.55%) Machine Learning
11 60 (8.28%) ETL
12 59 (8.14%) Scrum
13 56 (7.72%) Project Management
14 52 (7.17%) Data Management
14 52 (7.17%) DevOps
15 44 (6.07%) Business Analysis
15 44 (6.07%) Mathematics
16 39 (5.38%) CRM
16 39 (5.38%) Migration
17 36 (4.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 204 (28.14%) SQL
2 158 (21.79%) Python
3 122 (16.83%) Java
4 90 (12.41%) R
5 71 (9.79%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.34%) Scala
7 31 (4.28%) C#
8 19 (2.62%) C++
8 19 (2.62%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.34%) VBA
10 16 (2.21%) MATLAB
10 16 (2.21%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.07%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.66%) Perl
12 12 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.52%) C
14 10 (1.38%) PHP
15 8 (1.10%) VB
16 7 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (12.14%) Degree
2 35 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.83%) PhD
8 5 (0.69%) PMP
9 4 (0.55%) CISSP
9 4 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.41%) CISM
10 3 (0.41%) ISEB
11 2 (0.28%) ACCA
11 2 (0.28%) CIMA
11 2 (0.28%) CISA
11 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.79%) Data Quality
2 24 (3.31%) QA
3 8 (1.10%) PMO
3 8 (1.10%) WCAG
4 3 (0.41%) MiFID
5 2 (0.28%) GMP
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (2.62%) HDFS
2 15 (2.07%) Docker
3 11 (1.52%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.07%) Ansible
2 12 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
3 11 (1.52%) Terraform
4 9 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.97%) Kibana
6 7 (0.97%) Rsyslog
7 5 (0.69%) Oozie
7 5 (0.69%) Puppet
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.14%) Mesos
10 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (10.48%) Microsoft
1 76 (10.48%) Oracle
2 55 (7.59%) Tableau
3 38 (5.24%) IBM
4 29 (4.00%) SAP
5 26 (3.59%) Google
6 20 (2.76%) Cloudera
7 16 (2.21%) Splunk
8 15 (2.07%) Alteryx
9 14 (1.93%) Greenplum
9 14 (1.93%) MapR
9 14 (1.93%) Teradata
10 13 (1.79%) Informatica
11 11 (1.52%) Bloomberg
11 11 (1.52%) Reuters
12 10 (1.38%) ClickTale
13 9 (1.24%) Cognos
14 8 (1.10%) Adobe
14 8 (1.10%) RapidMiner
15 7 (0.97%) Intel
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London
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