Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 69 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -56 +31
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 43 33 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.04% 4.41% 10.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.91% 11.00% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 61
Essex median daily rate £475 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +48.15% -3.57%
10th Percentile £223 £173 £180
90th Percentile £531 £530 £400
East of England median daily rate £423 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +14.19% +5.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Essex median hourly rate £14.83 £16.35 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.28% -48.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.45
90th Percentile £23.23 £33.32 £42.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £15.88
% change year-on-year +3.95% +6.05% -38.94%

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 361 300 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.90% 40.05% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 218 197
Essex median daily rate £525 £506 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +55.77% -1.52%
10th Percentile £313 £202 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £443 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +7.27% +17.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 59
Essex median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% +11.11% +41.18%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.46 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £45.15
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £38.00 £29.61
% change year-on-year -49.34% +28.34% +33.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 6 £500 +66.67% 2
Chelmsford -3 5 £500 +100.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea -24 5 £425 +23.01%
Harlow - 2 £300 - 2
Colchester - 2 £150 - 2
Grays - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) Project Management
4 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (30.23%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) Unix
6 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
7 11 (25.58%) XML
7 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
8 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.93%) Spring
9 9 (20.93%) Maven
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
9 9 (20.93%) HTML
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (20.93%) User Stories
9 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
10 8 (18.60%) JPA
10 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
10 8 (18.60%) SOAP
10 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
10 8 (18.60%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) MVC
11 7 (16.28%) Marketing
11 7 (16.28%) Ajax
11 7 (16.28%) JSR 170
11 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC

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 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.65%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.65%) Power BI
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
2 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.93%) Maven
3 7 (16.28%) AccuRev
3 7 (16.28%) Ant
3 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.28%) Gradle
3 7 (16.28%) JUnit
3 7 (16.28%) Selenium
3 7 (16.28%) Subversion
4 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.63%) GitLab
6 4 (9.30%) Toad
7 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Local Government
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Release Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Pentaho Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) XML
2 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) Spring
3 8 (18.60%) JPA
3 8 (18.60%) SOAP
4 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
4 7 (16.28%) CSS
4 7 (16.28%) EclipseLink
4 7 (16.28%) JAX-RS
4 7 (16.28%) JAX-WS
4 7 (16.28%) JSR 170
4 7 (16.28%) OSGi
4 7 (16.28%) REST
4 7 (16.28%) SAML
4 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
4 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC
4 7 (16.28%) Struts
4 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 7 (16.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) VME
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (32.56%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) User Stories
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) Microservices
5 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Runbook
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (11.63%) Information Management
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) SOLID
7 5 (11.63%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) COBOL
5 1 (2.33%) JCL
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Ansible
1 5 (11.63%) Terraform
2 1 (2.33%) Control-M
2 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Adobe
2 7 (16.28%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) SAP
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) webMethods
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) Perforce
6 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau