Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 403 451
Rank change year-on-year +112 +48 +114
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 787 564 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 373 354
England median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £293
90th Percentile £643 £688 £721
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
England median hourly rate £33.16 £44.00 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.65% +118.74% -
10th Percentile £16.78 £15.98 £12.37
90th Percentile £77.70 £46.08 £37.88
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £44.00 £20.12
% change year-on-year -45.45% +118.74% -

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 77347 82931 84350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.09% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51781 55377 55684
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1796 2110 2440
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.72 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +7.80% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% +7.23% +12.82%

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 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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 +59 479 £500 +5.26% 134
South East +73 103 £450 +7.46% 22
North of England +127 90 £400 -19.52% 23
North West +58 46 £400 - 18
Midlands +25 43 £450 +5.88% 7
East of England -26 41 £500 +66.67% 8
Yorkshire +54 34 £414 -17.25% 4
South West +5 30 £424 -0.29% 13
East Midlands +15 22 £475 +11.76% 2
West Midlands +19 18 £400 -3.03% 5
North East +76 10 £375 -24.40% 1
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 787 (100.00%) Analytics
2 283 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (30.62%) Big Data
4 215 (27.32%) Finance
5 182 (23.13%) SQL
6 180 (22.87%) Business Intelligence
7 142 (18.04%) Big Data Analytics
7 142 (18.04%) Hadoop
8 129 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
8 129 (16.39%) Python
9 114 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
10 113 (14.36%) Linux
11 109 (13.85%) Java
11 109 (13.85%) Data Modelling
12 108 (13.72%) Visualisation
13 107 (13.60%) Apache Spark
14 104 (13.21%) Data Analysis
15 102 (12.96%) Banking
16 93 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (11.31%) Degree
18 88 (11.18%) Microsoft
19 85 (10.80%) R
20 83 (10.55%) ETL
21 76 (9.66%) Tableau
22 74 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
23 73 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
24 70 (8.89%) Apache Hive
24 70 (8.89%) User Experience
25 69 (8.77%) Data Visualisation
26 68 (8.64%) DevOps

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
1 107 (13.60%) Apache Spark
2 45 (5.72%) SAS
3 25 (3.18%) Apache
4 16 (2.03%) Confluence
5 12 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.40%) JBoss
7 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.14%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.14%) WildFly
9 8 (1.02%) CMS
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.64%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.38%) nginx
13 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.38%) WordPress
14 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 74 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (2.03%) SPSS
5 12 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.27%) Photoshop
7 9 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.38%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.38%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 12 (1.52%) SAP CO
1 12 (1.52%) SAP FI
1 12 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.64%) Primavera
3 3 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Relativity
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.30%) Google Analytics
4 20 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (2.29%) Adobe Analytics
5 18 (2.29%) GitHub
6 14 (1.78%) SaaS
7 10 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.02%) Serverless
10 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.64%) PaaS
13 4 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.51%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.30%) LAN
2 25 (3.18%) WAN
3 24 (3.05%) Firewall
4 23 (2.92%) VPN
5 13 (1.65%) Internet
6 9 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.02%) VoIP
8 7 (0.89%) Network Security
8 7 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (0.76%) VLAN
10 5 (0.64%) LDAP
11 4 (0.51%) SAN
12 3 (0.38%) NAS
13 2 (0.25%) DNS
13 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.25%) Intranet
13 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.25%) VoLTE
14 1 (0.13%) DHCP
14 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (30.62%) Big Data
2 142 (18.04%) Hadoop
3 114 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (8.89%) Apache Hive
5 55 (6.99%) HBase
6 52 (6.61%) Power BI
7 46 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 45 (5.72%) SQL Server
9 36 (4.57%) NoSQL
9 36 (4.57%) QlikView
10 29 (3.68%) MongoDB
10 29 (3.68%) Sqoop
11 28 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (2.92%) Impala
13 22 (2.80%) RDBMS
14 21 (2.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 20 (2.54%) Data Mining
16 19 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (2.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 45 (5.72%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.34%) JIRA
3 18 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.78%) Axure RP
4 14 (1.78%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.65%) ERwin
6 12 (1.52%) Grunt
7 9 (1.14%) Selenium
8 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (0.76%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.64%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.64%) Maven
11 3 (0.38%) GitLab
11 3 (0.38%) gulp
11 3 (0.38%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.38%) Subversion
11 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 215 (27.32%) Finance
2 102 (12.96%) Banking
3 54 (6.86%) Retail
4 50 (6.35%) Marketing
4 50 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.70%) Investment Banking
6 29 (3.68%) Legal
7 27 (3.43%) Front Office
7 27 (3.43%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.91%) Electronics
9 13 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.52%) Advertising
10 12 (1.52%) General Ledger
10 12 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.27%) French Language
12 7 (0.89%) Billing
12 7 (0.89%) Law
13 5 (0.64%) Publishing
13 5 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 214 (27.19%) Analyst
2 122 (15.50%) Developer
3 107 (13.60%) Architect
4 89 (11.31%) Data Analyst
5 82 (10.42%) Business Analyst
6 64 (8.13%) Consultant
7 53 (6.73%) Data Architect
8 38 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (4.57%) Designer
10 33 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 31 (3.94%) Data Business Analyst
11 31 (3.94%) Data Engineer
12 28 (3.56%) UX Designer
13 27 (3.43%) Big Data Engineer
14 25 (3.18%) Big Data Architect
15 22 (2.80%) Data Consultant
15 22 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (2.80%) Java Developer
16 21 (2.67%) Analytics Manager
16 21 (2.67%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.72%) HTML
2 43 (5.46%) CSS
3 42 (5.34%) Kafka
4 35 (4.45%) Web Services
5 31 (3.94%) .NET
6 30 (3.81%) AngularJS
7 28 (3.56%) CSS3
7 28 (3.56%) jQuery
8 25 (3.18%) HTML5
9 22 (2.80%) Spark Streaming
10 21 (2.67%) REST
11 19 (2.41%) Node.js
12 18 (2.29%) Natural Language Processing
13 16 (2.03%) Sensu
13 16 (2.03%) XML
14 14 (1.78%) JMS
15 13 (1.65%) Angular 2
16 12 (1.52%) D3.js
16 12 (1.52%) React
16 12 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 129 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (8.89%) User Experience
3 42 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.41%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.16%) Fintech
8 16 (2.03%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (1.91%) Social Media
10 12 (1.52%) W3C
11 11 (1.40%) Robotics
12 10 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.14%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.14%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
14 8 (1.02%) Equities
15 7 (0.89%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 113 (14.36%) Linux
2 65 (8.26%) Unix
3 52 (6.61%) Windows
4 8 (1.02%) Solaris
5 6 (0.76%) Android
5 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.76%) CentOS
6 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (100.00%) Analytics
2 283 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (22.87%) Business Intelligence
4 142 (18.04%) Big Data Analytics
5 109 (13.85%) Data Modelling
6 108 (13.72%) Visualisation
7 104 (13.21%) Data Analysis
8 93 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 83 (10.55%) ETL
10 69 (8.77%) Data Visualisation
11 68 (8.64%) DevOps
11 68 (8.64%) Scrum
12 65 (8.26%) Machine Learning
12 65 (8.26%) Project Management
13 56 (7.12%) Data Management
14 49 (6.23%) Open Source
15 48 (6.10%) Business Analysis
16 45 (5.72%) Migration
17 44 (5.59%) CRM
17 44 (5.59%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 182 (23.13%) SQL
2 129 (16.39%) Python
3 109 (13.85%) Java
4 85 (10.80%) R
5 66 (8.39%) JavaScript
6 33 (4.19%) C#
7 30 (3.81%) VBA
8 25 (3.18%) Scala
9 21 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.03%) C++
10 16 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.91%) C
12 12 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.40%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.27%) VB
15 9 (1.14%) Perl
16 8 (1.02%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.89%) SPARQL
18 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (11.31%) Degree
2 68 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 54 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.29%) CISSP
5 15 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.02%) CISM
9 7 (0.89%) ISEB
9 7 (0.89%) SANS
9 7 (0.89%) SSCP
10 6 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (0.76%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (0.64%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.51%) PhD
12 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.38%) ACCA
13 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.67%) QA
3 11 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.27%) SLA
5 9 (1.14%) PMO
6 8 (1.02%) WCAG
7 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.51%) MiFID
8 4 (0.51%) WAI
9 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.25%) GCP
10 2 (0.25%) RosettaNet
11 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.13%) GDPR
11 1 (0.13%) IFRS
11 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (3.30%) Apache Flume
2 19 (2.41%) HDFS
3 15 (1.91%) Docker
4 8 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.25%) NFS
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (4.19%) Ansible
2 28 (3.56%) Terraform
3 14 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.65%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.65%) Prometheus
5 12 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (1.52%) Puppet
6 8 (1.02%) Nessus
6 8 (1.02%) Nexpose
6 8 (1.02%) Nmap
6 8 (1.02%) QRadar
7 7 (0.89%) Rsyslog
8 6 (0.76%) Oozie
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle EDQ
9 4 (0.51%) Piwik
10 3 (0.38%) Mesos
11 2 (0.25%) Nagios
12 1 (0.13%) Amdocs OSS
12 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.66%) Tableau
3 61 (7.75%) Oracle
4 41 (5.21%) SAP
5 40 (5.08%) IBM
6 39 (4.96%) Google
7 25 (3.18%) Alteryx
8 21 (2.67%) Splunk
9 17 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.03%) Cloudera
11 15 (1.91%) Greenplum
12 14 (1.78%) Adobe
12 14 (1.78%) Bloomberg
12 14 (1.78%) MapR
12 14 (1.78%) Reuters
12 14 (1.78%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.52%) Informatica
14 11 (1.40%) Teradata
15 10 (1.27%) Apple
15 10 (1.27%) ClickTale