Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 71 14
Rank change year-on-year +9 -57 +26
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 48 33 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.64% 3.94% 9.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.97% 9.68% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 59
Essex median daily rate £419 £413 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +53.92% -33.00%
10th Percentile £163 £167 £180
90th Percentile £525 £550 £415
East of England median daily rate £411 £406 £340
% change year-on-year +1.23% +19.49% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 £11.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.53% -60.70% -2.50%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £17.65
90th Percentile £23.00 £14.38 £38.48
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.60% -21.63% -41.67%

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 370 341 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.78% 40.74% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 224 176
Essex median daily rate £525 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £320 £216 £223
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 78
Essex median hourly rate £20.13 £36.00 £32.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.10% +12.03% +26.02%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.76 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £42.89
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.72 £23.50
% change year-on-year -31.96% +9.45% -5.65%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 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
Basildon +7 6 £500 +122.22% 1
Colchester +4 6 £175 -58.82% 3
Chelmsford +4 5 £225 +50.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea +3 5 £425 +24.63%
Harlow - 2 £300 -
Brentwood +8 1 £500 +132.56%
Grays - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 13 (27.08%) Project Management
4 13 (27.08%) Java
4 13 (27.08%) Unix
5 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (22.92%) XML
7 10 (20.83%) HTML
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 10 (20.83%) Finance
8 9 (18.75%) Spring
8 9 (18.75%) Maven
8 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
8 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 9 (18.75%) User Stories
9 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.67%) SOAP
9 8 (16.67%) CSS
10 7 (14.58%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) Subversion
10 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 7 (14.58%) Web Services
10 7 (14.58%) Solaris

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 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.17%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) Power BI
6 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (2.08%) OLAP
7 1 (2.08%) OLTP
7 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 9 (18.75%) Maven
2 7 (14.58%) AccuRev
2 7 (14.58%) Ant
2 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
2 7 (14.58%) JUnit
2 7 (14.58%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 6 (12.50%) Gradle
3 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.33%) Toad
5 2 (4.17%) GitLab
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) MSTest
6 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) XML
2 10 (20.83%) HTML
3 9 (18.75%) Spring
4 8 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (16.67%) SOAP
5 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.58%) JPA
5 7 (14.58%) Web Services
6 6 (12.50%) Ajax
6 6 (12.50%) EclipseLink
6 6 (12.50%) JAX-RS
6 6 (12.50%) JAX-WS
6 6 (12.50%) JSR 170
6 6 (12.50%) OSGi
6 6 (12.50%) REST
6 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Struts
6 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Unix
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Solaris
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) VME
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
3 9 (18.75%) User Stories
4 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.58%) BDD
5 7 (14.58%) OO
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
5 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Microservices
6 6 (12.50%) MVC
7 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (10.42%) Information Management
7 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.42%) Service Management
7 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) COBOL
6 1 (2.08%) Java 8
6 1 (2.08%) JCL
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
1 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
1 2 (4.17%) HP ALM
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Terraform
2 1 (2.08%) Control-M
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Adobe
4 5 (10.42%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) webMethods
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Perforce
7 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com