Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 294 421
Rank change year-on-year +20 +127 +82
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 892 760 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.86% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.00% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 519 374
England median daily rate £478 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £280
90th Percentile £638 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
England median hourly rate £39.50 £20.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.68% -54.44% +181.25%
10th Percentile £15.48 £16.33 £18.39
90th Percentile £66.63 £40.63 £46.15
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £20.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +92.68% -54.44% +123.71%

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 80,623 75,637 85,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.32% 85.76% 85.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,688 49,933 57,204
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,175 1,877 2,060
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.71
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -14.23% +4.19% +8.47%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -1 507 £500 - 130
South East +59 173 £450 +12.50% 44
North of England -10 85 £425 +6.25% 31
Midlands +21 66 £475 +15.15% 24
Yorkshire -8 44 £425 - 8
West Midlands -1 38 £435 +8.75% 11
North West -20 36 £450 +12.50% 19
East of England -10 30 £575 +15.00% 16
East Midlands +8 28 £500 +11.11% 13
South West -4 24 £378 -10.91% 20
North East -9 4 £550 +69.23% 4
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 892 (100.00%) Analytics
2 357 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (35.09%) SQL
4 298 (33.41%) Big Data
5 229 (25.67%) Python
6 217 (24.33%) Business Intelligence
7 202 (22.65%) Finance
8 148 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
9 147 (16.48%) Hadoop
10 146 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
11 139 (15.58%) Java
12 134 (15.02%) Visualisation
12 134 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 133 (14.91%) Data Science
14 132 (14.80%) Microsoft
15 131 (14.69%) Data Warehouse
16 115 (12.89%) JavaScript
17 112 (12.56%) ETL
18 111 (12.44%) Data Modelling
19 110 (12.33%) SQL Server
20 100 (11.21%) Apache Spark
21 99 (11.10%) DevOps
22 98 (10.99%) Big Data Analytics
23 97 (10.87%) Linux
24 93 (10.43%) Scrum
25 90 (10.09%) TDD
26 89 (9.98%) Data Analysis
26 89 (9.98%) R
27 88 (9.87%) Power BI
28 87 (9.75%) Machine Learning

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
1 100 (11.21%) Apache Spark
2 46 (5.16%) SAS
3 37 (4.15%) Apache
3 37 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.12%) nginx
6 9 (1.01%) Confluence
6 9 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 8 (0.90%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.78%) CMS
8 7 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.67%) IPython
9 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.22%) Jetty
12 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (7.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.56%) Stata
6 4 (0.45%) SPSS
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.22%) InVision
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.78%) SAP APO
2 7 (0.78%) SAP MM
3 6 (0.67%) SAP MDM
4 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.34%) HFM
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.11%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) Finacle
7 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 148 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (4.93%) Amazon S3
4 39 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 25 (2.80%) Google Analytics
7 21 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
8 19 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 19 (2.13%) Serverless
9 18 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
10 17 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (1.91%) SaaS
11 12 (1.35%) Amazon Glacier
11 12 (1.35%) PaaS
12 11 (1.23%) GitHub
13 10 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (1.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 9 (1.01%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.57%) Firewall
1 14 (1.57%) Internet
2 11 (1.23%) HTTP
3 8 (0.90%) SSL
4 7 (0.78%) LAN
5 6 (0.67%) Calico
5 6 (0.67%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.67%) SMS
6 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.34%) ASN.1
7 3 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.34%) SSH
8 2 (0.22%) DNS
8 2 (0.22%) WAN
9 1 (0.11%) DVB
9 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.11%) Network Security
9 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (33.41%) Big Data
2 147 (16.48%) Hadoop
3 131 (14.69%) Data Warehouse
4 110 (12.33%) SQL Server
5 88 (9.87%) Power BI
6 77 (8.63%) NoSQL
7 61 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (6.73%) Apache Hive
8 60 (6.73%) MongoDB
9 48 (5.38%) Data Lake
10 41 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (4.15%) Relational Database
13 34 (3.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 32 (3.59%) Data Mining
15 29 (3.25%) Impala
16 27 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
17 26 (2.91%) MySQL
18 23 (2.58%) Amazon Aurora
19 21 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (7.40%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 49 (5.49%) JIRA
4 26 (2.91%) RStudio
5 22 (2.47%) Maven
6 16 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.68%) Selenium
7 15 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (1.57%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.46%) PhantomJS
10 10 (1.12%) Axure RP
10 10 (1.12%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.78%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.67%) Subversion
12 6 (0.67%) Toad
12 6 (0.67%) webpack
13 5 (0.56%) Babel
14 4 (0.45%) Mercurial
General
1 202 (22.65%) Finance
2 62 (6.95%) Banking
3 47 (5.27%) Marketing
4 38 (4.26%) Retail
5 21 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.24%) Legal
6 20 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.46%) Front Office
8 12 (1.35%) Law
9 10 (1.12%) Advertising
9 10 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.01%) Back Office
10 9 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.01%) Publishing
11 7 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.34%) French Language
13 3 (0.34%) German Language
14 2 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (25.67%) Developer
2 158 (17.71%) Analyst
3 83 (9.30%) Architect
4 82 (9.19%) Data Analyst
5 75 (8.41%) Data Engineer
6 66 (7.40%) Consultant
7 47 (5.27%) Data Architect
8 40 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 40 (4.48%) Java Developer
9 38 (4.26%) Data Consultant
10 34 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (3.81%) Data Scientist
11 33 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (3.59%) Designer
13 30 (3.36%) .NET Developer
14 28 (3.14%) Python Developer
15 26 (2.91%) UX Designer
16 25 (2.80%) Big Data Engineer
17 23 (2.58%) C# Developer
18 21 (2.35%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (9.08%) HTML
2 64 (7.17%) .NET
3 59 (6.61%) Kafka
4 54 (6.05%) AngularJS
5 53 (5.94%) CSS
6 49 (5.49%) React
6 49 (5.49%) REST
7 38 (4.26%) Spring
8 33 (3.70%) Web Services
9 30 (3.36%) XML
10 24 (2.69%) HTML5
10 24 (2.69%) jQuery
11 22 (2.47%) Node.js
12 20 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (2.13%) JSON
14 18 (2.02%) Redux
15 17 (1.91%) D3.js
15 17 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (1.79%) Spring Boot
17 14 (1.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 146 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.61%) User Experience
3 45 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 37 (4.15%) Algorithms
5 34 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.13%) Fintech
10 16 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.68%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.46%) Private Cloud
13 12 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 9 (1.01%) Data Centre
14 9 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.90%) Reference Data
16 7 (0.78%) NHS
17 6 (0.67%) Market Risk
17 6 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 97 (10.87%) Linux
2 37 (4.15%) Windows
3 34 (3.81%) Unix
4 11 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.90%) Android
6 7 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.56%) Solaris
7 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.45%) DC/OS
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.22%) AIX
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 892 (100.00%) Analytics
2 357 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (24.33%) Business Intelligence
4 134 (15.02%) Visualisation
5 133 (14.91%) Data Science
6 112 (12.56%) ETL
7 111 (12.44%) Data Modelling
8 99 (11.10%) DevOps
9 98 (10.99%) Big Data Analytics
10 93 (10.43%) Scrum
11 90 (10.09%) TDD
12 89 (9.98%) Data Analysis
13 87 (9.75%) Machine Learning
14 80 (8.97%) Data Visualisation
15 77 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (8.30%) Open Source
17 64 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
17 64 (7.17%) Project Management
18 56 (6.28%) Migration
19 54 (6.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 313 (35.09%) SQL
2 229 (25.67%) Python
3 139 (15.58%) Java
4 115 (12.89%) JavaScript
5 89 (9.98%) R
6 83 (9.30%) C#
7 46 (5.16%) T-SQL
8 38 (4.26%) Scala
9 37 (4.15%) VBA
10 29 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 24 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.58%) C
12 23 (2.58%) C++
12 23 (2.58%) Java 8
13 18 (2.02%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.91%) Ruby
15 16 (1.79%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.46%) Perl
17 13 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 58 (6.50%) SC Cleared
3 45 (5.04%) Degree
4 13 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 13 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.35%) PhD
6 10 (1.12%) BC Cleared
7 8 (0.90%) CISSP
7 8 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.78%) CISM
8 7 (0.78%) ISEB
8 7 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.67%) CCNP
9 6 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.56%) CCDP
10 5 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.45%) CCA
11 4 (0.45%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.51%) Data Quality
2 31 (3.48%) GDPR
3 18 (2.02%) QA
4 10 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 10 (1.12%) PMO
5 5 (0.56%) GCP
6 3 (0.34%) SLA
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) MiFID
7 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.22%) WCAG
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (6.05%) Docker
2 17 (1.91%) HDFS
3 13 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.67%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.22%) Ceph
7 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.11%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.35%) Ansible
4 18 (2.02%) Kibana
4 18 (2.02%) Prometheus
5 17 (1.91%) Terraform
6 13 (1.46%) Puppet
7 11 (1.23%) Mesos
8 8 (0.90%) Grafana
9 7 (0.78%) HP ALM
9 7 (0.78%) logstash
10 6 (0.67%) Fluentd
10 6 (0.67%) Nagios
11 5 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.45%) Oozie
13 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.34%) Salt
14 2 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 132 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 84 (9.42%) Oracle
3 82 (9.19%) Tableau
4 52 (5.83%) SAP
5 42 (4.71%) Cloudera
6 34 (3.81%) Splunk
7 32 (3.59%) Informatica
8 28 (3.14%) Alteryx
8 28 (3.14%) Google
9 19 (2.13%) Teradata
10 16 (1.79%) Adobe
10 16 (1.79%) Capita
11 14 (1.57%) Databricks
11 14 (1.57%) IBM
12 13 (1.46%) Cognos
12 13 (1.46%) Talend
13 11 (1.23%) ClickTale
13 11 (1.23%) New Relic
14 10 (1.12%) Hortonworks
14 10 (1.12%) Reuters