Period
to 21 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 43 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 -18 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 26 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.81% 6.43% 6.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.85% 15.34% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 31
Essex median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £339 £260 £225
90th Percentile £529 £538 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Essex median hourly rate £38.26 £36.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.28% +33.33% -16.47%
10th Percentile £24.13 £18.60 £24.13
90th Percentile £84.65 £44.80 £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £23.87 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.43% +36.37% -49.39%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 264 339 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.71% 41.90% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 228 134
Essex median daily rate £525 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £353 £259 £200
90th Percentile £605 £545 £564
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 71
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +89.47% -15.56%
10th Percentile £14.68 £17.11 £15.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £59.73 £43.38
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -18.20% +31.58% -24.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Essex over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Essex over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Essex

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Chelmsford +2 8 £350 +77.22% 3
Southend-on-Sea +13 3 £463 +17.09%
Basildon +4 3 £525 +162.50% 4
Brentwood +3 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Essex region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (46.15%) User Experience
3 9 (34.62%) Data Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Web Analytics
4 8 (30.77%) Google
4 8 (30.77%) Google Analytics
4 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (30.77%) Analytics
4 8 (30.77%) Actionable Insight
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
8 4 (15.38%) QlikView
8 4 (15.38%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 3 (11.54%) Front Office
9 3 (11.54%) Legal
10 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
10 2 (7.69%) IBM
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) ISEB
10 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
10 2 (7.69%) Windows
10 2 (7.69%) SOAP
10 2 (7.69%) TDD

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) ATM
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (15.38%) Qlik Sense
1 4 (15.38%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) OLAP
2 1 (3.85%) OLTP
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) Gradle
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) MSTest
2 1 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Front Office
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Web Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) QlikView Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Salesforce Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 1 (3.85%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
2 1 (3.85%) JAX-WS
2 1 (3.85%) JPA
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) JSR 170
2 1 (3.85%) Mason
2 1 (3.85%) OAuth
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.85%) Struts
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XHTML
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (34.62%) Data Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Actionable Insight
3 8 (30.77%) Analytics
3 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (30.77%) Web Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
7 2 (7.69%) Quantitative Research
7 2 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) JCL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) CCA
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com