Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 65 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -48 +18
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 29 42 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.90% 4.79% 8.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.08% 11.48% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 50
Essex median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +37.50% -25.00%
10th Percentile £163 £313 £225
90th Percentile £528 £550 £430
East of England median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year -4.22% +11.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 11
Essex median hourly rate - £11.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.43% -10.00%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.72 £21.25
% change year-on-year +27.60% -35.46% -32.54%

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 359 366 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.94% 41.78% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 244 166
Essex median daily rate £525 £471 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% +51.33% -17.00%
10th Percentile £366 £265 £216
90th Percentile £600 £600 £466
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 94
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +71.05% -26.04%
10th Percentile £14.83 £10.64 £15.75
90th Percentile £69.50 £63.75 £42.81
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -7.89% -36.67%

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 18 August 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 18 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
Colchester +3 5 £175 -58.21% 3
Chelmsford +2 3 £400 -13.51% 3
Southend-on-Sea -3 3 £490 +41.82% 1
Basildon - 3 £525 - 2
Brentwood +7 1 £500 +25.00%
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 (44.83%) Windows
1 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 8 (27.59%) Java
6 7 (24.14%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) ISEB
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) HTML
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
8 5 (17.24%) User Stories
8 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (13.79%) User Experience
9 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
9 4 (13.79%) System Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (13.79%) SAP
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 4 (13.79%) CSS

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 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (6.90%) QlikView
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) Power BI
4 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
1 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
1 4 (13.79%) Toad
2 3 (10.34%) AccuRev
2 3 (10.34%) Ant
2 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.45%) MSTest
4 1 (3.45%) QF-Test
4 1 (3.45%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QlikView Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) EclipseLink
5 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
5 2 (6.90%) JAX-WS
5 2 (6.90%) JPA
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) OAuth
5 2 (6.90%) OAuth2
5 2 (6.90%) OSGi
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) VME
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) User Stories
5 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) System Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Information Management
6 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) Java 8
4 1 (3.45%) JCL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Control-M
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) webMethods
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 2 (6.90%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.45%) Perforce