Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 377 443
Rank change year-on-year +82 +66 +95
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 787 589 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.73% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 392 398
England median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
England median hourly rate £33.16 £43.00 £22.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.90% +88.06% -39.03%
10th Percentile £19.81 £16.25 £13.62
90th Percentile £77.70 £46.00 £47.73
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £43.00 £22.87
% change year-on-year -37.21% +88.06% -39.03%

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 79879 80397 85477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.21% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53860 53544 56412
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1831 2141 2541
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £24.02 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.08% +6.67% +15.38%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +27 493 £500 +4.71% 110
South East +69 106 £425 +4.62% 21
North of England +78 77 £425 -5.56% 23
East of England -30 46 £520 +48.57% 6
Midlands +15 45 £438 +2.94% 10
North West +27 44 £425 - 16
Yorkshire +27 25 £438 +2.94% 5
West Midlands +12 23 £400 - 8
South West +11 21 £400 +7.74% 9
East Midlands +5 20 £475 +11.76% 2
North East +66 8 £450 -9.09% 2
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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
2 269 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (27.19%) Big Data
4 202 (25.67%) Business Intelligence
5 196 (24.90%) SQL
6 191 (24.27%) Finance
7 144 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
8 127 (16.14%) Hadoop
9 123 (15.63%) Python
10 117 (14.87%) Data Warehouse
10 117 (14.87%) Big Data Analytics
11 113 (14.36%) Visualisation
12 104 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 101 (12.83%) Apache Spark
14 100 (12.71%) ETL
15 91 (11.56%) Tableau
16 89 (11.31%) Data Modelling
17 88 (11.18%) Java
17 88 (11.18%) Degree
18 87 (11.05%) Data Analysis
18 87 (11.05%) Linux
19 83 (10.55%) Microsoft
20 80 (10.17%) Banking
21 78 (9.91%) Security Cleared
22 77 (9.78%) Data Management
23 76 (9.66%) R
24 75 (9.53%) Project Management
25 73 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
26 68 (8.64%) User Experience
27 67 (8.51%) 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
1 101 (12.83%) Apache Spark
2 46 (5.84%) SAS
3 27 (3.43%) Apache
4 16 (2.03%) Confluence
5 11 (1.40%) JBoss
6 10 (1.27%) CMS
6 10 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.02%) WildFly
8 6 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.64%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.78%) SPSS
5 9 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.14%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.51%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.51%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 15 (1.91%) SAP CO
1 15 (1.91%) SAP FI
1 15 (1.91%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.64%) Primavera
3 4 (0.51%) Unica
4 3 (0.38%) HFM
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) Relativity
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.05%) Google Analytics
4 22 (2.80%) Adobe Analytics
5 15 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (1.78%) GitHub
7 13 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (1.65%) SaaS
8 12 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.14%) Serverless
11 8 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.89%) PaaS
13 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.64%) IaaS
13 5 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.18%) LAN
1 25 (3.18%) WAN
2 24 (3.05%) Firewall
2 24 (3.05%) VPN
3 13 (1.65%) Internet
4 9 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (1.02%) VoIP
6 7 (0.89%) Network Security
7 6 (0.76%) VLAN
8 5 (0.64%) HTTP
8 5 (0.64%) LDAP
8 5 (0.64%) SAN
9 4 (0.51%) SSL
10 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.38%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.38%) NAS
11 2 (0.25%) 4G
11 2 (0.25%) DHCP
11 2 (0.25%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (27.19%) Big Data
2 127 (16.14%) Hadoop
3 117 (14.87%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (7.12%) Apache Hive
5 54 (6.86%) HBase
5 54 (6.86%) SQL Server
6 51 (6.48%) Power BI
7 45 (5.72%) Relational Database
8 44 (5.59%) NoSQL
9 37 (4.70%) QlikView
10 34 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (3.94%) MongoDB
12 30 (3.81%) Impala
12 30 (3.81%) Sqoop
13 29 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (3.56%) Data Lake
15 26 (3.30%) Data Mining
16 23 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (2.80%) RDBMS
18 20 (2.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 38 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.57%) JIRA
3 12 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.40%) ERwin
5 10 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.14%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.64%) Subversion
8 5 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.51%) Selenium
10 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.38%) ProC
11 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.25%) CMake
11 2 (0.25%) Gradle
11 2 (0.25%) Grunt
11 2 (0.25%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.25%) JUnit
11 2 (0.25%) Maven
11 2 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 191 (24.27%) Finance
2 80 (10.17%) Banking
3 55 (6.99%) Marketing
4 52 (6.61%) Retail
5 43 (5.46%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.18%) Legal
7 24 (3.05%) Front Office
8 23 (2.92%) Investment Banking
9 22 (2.80%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.91%) Law
11 13 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.52%) General Ledger
13 11 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.27%) Advertising
14 10 (1.27%) French Language
15 9 (1.14%) Electronics
16 5 (0.64%) Games
16 5 (0.64%) Publishing
17 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (28.97%) Analyst
2 124 (15.76%) Architect
3 95 (12.07%) Data Analyst
4 93 (11.82%) Developer
5 87 (11.05%) Business Analyst
6 63 (8.01%) Data Architect
7 57 (7.24%) Consultant
8 48 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (4.96%) Data Engineer
10 36 (4.57%) Designer
11 33 (4.19%) Data Business Analyst
12 31 (3.94%) Project Manager
13 28 (3.56%) UX Designer
14 27 (3.43%) Big Data Engineer
14 27 (3.43%) Data Scientist
15 25 (3.18%) Big Data Architect
16 22 (2.80%) Analytics Manager
16 22 (2.80%) Data Consultant
17 21 (2.67%) Analytics Consultant
18 20 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.10%) Kafka
2 43 (5.46%) HTML
3 40 (5.08%) CSS
4 33 (4.19%) Web Services
5 28 (3.56%) .NET
6 26 (3.30%) CSS3
7 23 (2.92%) HTML5
8 21 (2.67%) jQuery
9 20 (2.54%) Node.js
9 20 (2.54%) XML
10 19 (2.41%) AngularJS
10 19 (2.41%) Spark Streaming
11 18 (2.29%) React
12 16 (2.03%) Natural Language Processing
12 16 (2.03%) Sensu
13 15 (1.91%) REST
14 12 (1.52%) JMS
14 12 (1.52%) RESTful
15 11 (1.40%) MLlib
16 10 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 144 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (8.64%) User Experience
3 40 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.65%) Social Media
6 12 (1.52%) Fintech
6 12 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.14%) Reference Data
9 9 (1.14%) Robotics
10 8 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
10 8 (1.02%) Linked Data
10 8 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.89%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.89%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.89%) NHS
12 6 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.05%) Linux
2 48 (6.10%) Unix
3 39 (4.96%) Windows
4 7 (0.89%) CentOS
4 7 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 6 (0.76%) Android
5 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.64%) Solaris
7 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (100.00%) Analytics
2 269 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (25.67%) Business Intelligence
4 117 (14.87%) Big Data Analytics
5 113 (14.36%) Visualisation
6 104 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 100 (12.71%) ETL
8 89 (11.31%) Data Modelling
9 87 (11.05%) Data Analysis
10 77 (9.78%) Data Management
11 75 (9.53%) Project Management
12 67 (8.51%) DevOps
13 66 (8.39%) Machine Learning
14 61 (7.75%) Scrum
15 58 (7.37%) CRM
16 57 (7.24%) Data Visualisation
17 53 (6.73%) Business Analysis
18 43 (5.46%) Open Source
19 42 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
20 40 (5.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 196 (24.90%) SQL
2 123 (15.63%) Python
3 88 (11.18%) Java
4 76 (9.66%) R
5 59 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 29 (3.68%) Scala
6 29 (3.68%) VBA
7 27 (3.43%) C#
8 21 (2.67%) C
9 18 (2.29%) C++
10 16 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.52%) MATLAB
12 11 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.02%) Perl
15 8 (1.02%) SPARQL
15 8 (1.02%) VB
16 4 (0.51%) Fortran
16 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (11.18%) Degree
2 78 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 65 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.29%) CISSP
5 17 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.02%) CISM
6 8 (1.02%) ISEB
7 7 (0.89%) SANS
7 7 (0.89%) SSCP
8 6 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.76%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.38%) PhD
12 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.43%) QA
3 16 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.40%) SLA
5 8 (1.02%) PMO
6 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.64%) WAI
8 4 (0.51%) GDPR
9 3 (0.38%) GCP
9 3 (0.38%) IFRS
9 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.25%) RosettaNet
11 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.13%) FATCA
11 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.13%) MiFID
11 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (4.19%) Apache Flume
2 25 (3.18%) HDFS
3 12 (1.52%) Docker
4 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (3.30%) Ansible
2 20 (2.54%) Terraform
3 16 (2.03%) Prometheus
4 14 (1.78%) Puppet
5 13 (1.65%) Oozie
6 9 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.02%) Nessus
7 8 (1.02%) Nexpose
7 8 (1.02%) Nmap
7 8 (1.02%) QRadar
8 7 (0.89%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.64%) Nagios
10 4 (0.51%) Piwik
11 3 (0.38%) Galera Cluster
11 3 (0.38%) Grafana
11 3 (0.38%) Icinga
12 2 (0.25%) Mesos
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
12 2 (0.25%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 91 (11.56%) Tableau
2 83 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 63 (8.01%) Oracle
4 46 (5.84%) SAP
5 37 (4.70%) IBM
6 30 (3.81%) Google
7 23 (2.92%) Adobe
8 22 (2.80%) Alteryx
9 20 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (2.41%) Progress
11 16 (2.03%) Splunk
12 14 (1.78%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.78%) Teradata
13 13 (1.65%) Informatica
14 12 (1.52%) Omniture
15 11 (1.40%) Bloomberg
15 11 (1.40%) Cloudera
15 11 (1.40%) Reuters
16 10 (1.27%) Apple
16 10 (1.27%) McAfee