Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 340 412
Rank change year-on-year +40 +72 +122
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 774 617 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.83% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 402 379
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £280
90th Percentile £675 £675 £665
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
England median hourly rate £21.50 £36.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.28% +41.18% -31.08%
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.90 £21.65
90th Percentile £65.50 £47.00 £42.55
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £36.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -40.28% +41.18% -31.08%

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 78,316 74,762 82,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.79% 84.04% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,769 49,838 54,304
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £295 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,873 2,056 2,436
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.39 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.97 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.18% +21.15%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +31 521 £525 +10.53% 166
South East +29 91 £420 -6.67% 64
North of England +9 53 £450 - 48
Midlands +7 44 £450 - 19
East of England -45 39 £538 +53.57% 17
North West +8 31 £475 +5.56% 27
South West +33 25 £375 +7.14% 23
West Midlands +8 25 £400 -11.11% 12
East Midlands -2 19 £463 +5.71% 7
Yorkshire -15 13 £363 -48.21% 21
North East +55 9 £525 +16.67%
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 774 (100.00%) Analytics
2 249 (32.17%) Big Data
3 245 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (27.13%) SQL
5 181 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
6 171 (22.09%) Finance
7 153 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
8 149 (19.25%) Python
9 143 (18.48%) Data Warehouse
10 130 (16.80%) Visualisation
11 123 (15.89%) Apache Spark
12 116 (14.99%) Big Data Analytics
13 115 (14.86%) Hadoop
14 111 (14.34%) ETL
15 102 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 102 (13.18%) Data Science
16 101 (13.05%) Tableau
17 100 (12.92%) Java
18 96 (12.40%) Microsoft
19 91 (11.76%) R
20 86 (11.11%) Machine Learning
20 86 (11.11%) Data Management
20 86 (11.11%) Data Analysis
21 83 (10.72%) Data Modelling
21 83 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
22 78 (10.08%) Linux
23 77 (9.95%) Degree
24 76 (9.82%) Security Cleared
25 70 (9.04%) Project Management
26 68 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 123 (15.89%) Apache Spark
2 52 (6.72%) SAS
3 32 (4.13%) Apache
4 28 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.55%) Apache Pig
5 12 (1.55%) CMS
6 10 (1.29%) Confluence
7 9 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.78%) JBoss
9 6 (0.78%) WordPress
10 5 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.65%) GeoServer
10 5 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.39%) WildFly
13 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 55 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.20%) SPSS
4 8 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.52%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.39%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.39%) Stata
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) SAP CO
1 7 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.52%) Unica
3 3 (0.39%) HFM
3 3 (0.39%) Radian6
3 3 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.26%) Relativity
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 83 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.49%) Google Analytics
4 24 (3.10%) Amazon Kinesis
5 20 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (2.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 15 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (1.94%) AWS CloudTrail
8 14 (1.81%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (1.55%) Serverless
11 11 (1.42%) SaaS
12 8 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.78%) PaaS
14 5 (0.65%) IaaS
15 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.68%) Internet
2 10 (1.29%) Firewall
3 9 (1.16%) SMS
4 8 (1.03%) HTTP
4 8 (1.03%) SSL
5 6 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (0.78%) SMTP
6 5 (0.65%) Network Security
6 5 (0.65%) VLAN
7 4 (0.52%) AMQP
7 4 (0.52%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.39%) SAN
8 3 (0.39%) VPN
8 3 (0.39%) WAN
9 2 (0.26%) Intranet
9 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) SNMP
9 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (32.17%) Big Data
2 143 (18.48%) Data Warehouse
3 115 (14.86%) Hadoop
4 64 (8.27%) NoSQL
5 62 (8.01%) SQL Server
6 58 (7.49%) Power BI
7 41 (5.30%) Apache Hive
8 39 (5.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 37 (4.78%) HBase
10 32 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 31 (4.01%) Data Lake
11 31 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (3.88%) Data Mining
13 29 (3.75%) QlikView
13 29 (3.75%) Spotfire
14 26 (3.36%) Relational Database
15 25 (3.23%) MongoDB
16 22 (2.84%) PowerCenter
17 21 (2.71%) Impala
18 19 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (3.62%) JIRA
2 27 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.90%) Axure RP
5 7 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.52%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.52%) Maven
7 4 (0.52%) ReSharper
7 4 (0.52%) Subversion
7 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.39%) ERwin
8 3 (0.39%) ProC
8 3 (0.39%) RStudio
8 3 (0.39%) Selenium
9 2 (0.26%) JConsole
9 2 (0.26%) Mocha
9 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.26%) VisualVM
General
1 171 (22.09%) Finance
2 61 (7.88%) Banking
3 58 (7.49%) Marketing
4 43 (5.56%) Retail
5 38 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 31 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 24 (3.10%) Legal
8 17 (2.20%) Law
9 12 (1.55%) French Language
10 11 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.29%) Front Office
11 10 (1.29%) Games
12 8 (1.03%) Advertising
13 6 (0.78%) Electronics
13 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.65%) Publishing
15 4 (0.52%) Automotive
15 4 (0.52%) Back Office
15 4 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 195 (25.19%) Analyst
2 125 (16.15%) Architect
3 100 (12.92%) Developer
4 91 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 59 (7.62%) Data Engineer
6 55 (7.11%) Business Analyst
7 48 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
8 47 (6.07%) Consultant
9 46 (5.94%) Data Architect
10 38 (4.91%) Data Scientist
11 33 (4.26%) Designer
12 28 (3.62%) Big Data Engineer
13 26 (3.36%) Data Business Analyst
14 25 (3.23%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.84%) Data Consultant
16 21 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 21 (2.71%) UX Designer
17 20 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 19 (2.45%) Big Data Architect
18 19 (2.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.81%) HTML
2 38 (4.91%) CSS
3 37 (4.78%) .NET
4 32 (4.13%) Kafka
5 27 (3.49%) HTML5
5 27 (3.49%) Web Services
6 26 (3.36%) AngularJS
7 22 (2.84%) CSS3
7 22 (2.84%) React
8 21 (2.71%) Natural Language Processing
9 19 (2.45%) Node.js
10 17 (2.20%) jQuery
11 15 (1.94%) REST
12 14 (1.81%) Velocity
12 14 (1.81%) XML
13 12 (1.55%) MLlib
14 11 (1.42%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.42%) Redux
15 10 (1.29%) SOAP
16 9 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 153 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.49%) User Experience
3 41 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 15 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.81%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.68%) Fintech
9 12 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.29%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.16%) Robotics
12 8 (1.03%) Linked Data
12 8 (1.03%) Replication
12 8 (1.03%) Social Media
13 5 (0.65%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.65%) NHS
13 5 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.08%) Linux
2 28 (3.62%) Windows
3 23 (2.97%) Unix
4 10 (1.29%) CentOS
4 10 (1.29%) Ubuntu
5 7 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.52%) Android
7 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.52%) Solaris
8 3 (0.39%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.26%) VMS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (100.00%) Analytics
2 245 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
4 130 (16.80%) Visualisation
5 116 (14.99%) Big Data Analytics
6 111 (14.34%) ETL
7 102 (13.18%) Data Science
7 102 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 86 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 86 (11.11%) Data Management
8 86 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 83 (10.72%) Data Modelling
10 70 (9.04%) Project Management
11 64 (8.27%) DevOps
12 58 (7.49%) Data Visualisation
13 54 (6.98%) Scrum
14 48 (6.20%) CRM
15 47 (6.07%) Business Analysis
16 45 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 210 (27.13%) SQL
2 149 (19.25%) Python
3 100 (12.92%) Java
4 91 (11.76%) R
5 60 (7.75%) JavaScript
6 48 (6.20%) C#
7 32 (4.13%) Scala
8 17 (2.20%) VBA
9 15 (1.94%) C++
10 14 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.81%) C
11 12 (1.55%) MATLAB
12 10 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.03%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.03%) SPARQL
14 6 (0.78%) Perl
14 6 (0.78%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.52%) Fortran
16 3 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (9.95%) Degree
2 76 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 60 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.16%) CISM
5 9 (1.16%) CISSP
6 5 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.52%) CISA
7 4 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.52%) PhD
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) CEH
9 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.26%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) ACCA
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.40%) Data Quality
2 25 (3.23%) QA
3 15 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.81%) SLA
5 13 (1.68%) GDPR
6 9 (1.16%) PMO
7 5 (0.65%) WAI
8 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.39%) GCP
9 3 (0.39%) IFRS
9 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.26%) MiFID
10 2 (0.26%) RosettaNet
10 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.13%) FATCA
11 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 28 (3.62%) HDFS
2 17 (2.20%) Apache Flume
3 14 (1.81%) Docker
4 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Ceph
6 1 (0.13%) NFS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (2.97%) Ansible
2 19 (2.45%) Oozie
2 19 (2.45%) Terraform
3 13 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.68%) Puppet
4 8 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.65%) Mesos
6 4 (0.52%) Matomo
6 4 (0.52%) Nagios
7 3 (0.39%) Galera Cluster
7 3 (0.39%) Grafana
7 3 (0.39%) Icinga
7 3 (0.39%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.26%) Kibana
8 2 (0.26%) Rsyslog
8 2 (0.26%) vRealize
9 1 (0.13%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.13%) Salt
9 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 101 (13.05%) Tableau
2 96 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 49 (6.33%) Oracle
4 36 (4.65%) Google
5 35 (4.52%) SAP
6 29 (3.75%) IBM
7 27 (3.49%) Informatica
8 26 (3.36%) Adobe
9 19 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.07%) Alteryx
11 13 (1.68%) AlienVault
11 13 (1.68%) Cognos
12 12 (1.55%) Omniture
12 12 (1.55%) Progress
12 12 (1.55%) Teradata
13 11 (1.42%) Cloudera
14 10 (1.29%) Cisco
14 10 (1.29%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.03%) Hortonworks
15 8 (1.03%) Splunk