Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 23 39
Rank change year-on-year -27 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 30 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.68% 8.23% 4.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.93% 22.76% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 21
Essex median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% - -18.75%
10th Percentile £300 £188 £200
90th Percentile £489 £475 £450
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +2.14% -22.22% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Essex median hourly rate £38.26 £36.75 £19.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +90.29% -40.26%
10th Percentile £24.13 £22.63 £15.73
90th Percentile £84.65 £50.00 £25.31
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.87% -32.22% -33.48%

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 232 290 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.19% 36.16% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 201 139
Essex median daily rate £513 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £198
90th Percentile £600 £540 £595
East of England median daily rate £418 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 57
Essex median hourly rate £41.75 £36.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% +90.21% +15.15%
10th Percentile £14.80 £17.10 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.00 £45.70
East of England median hourly rate £24.50 £33.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +55.81% +4.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Southend-on-Sea +3 7 £450 -16.67% 1
Basildon +8 6 £300 +23.71% 3
Chelmsford +5 6 £350 +79.49% 5
Brentwood -1 3 £450 +73.08%
Saffron Walden - 1 £300 - 1
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Data Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) User Experience
4 8 (26.67%) Analytics
5 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (23.33%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (23.33%) Actionable Insight
5 7 (23.33%) Web Analytics
5 7 (23.33%) Google
5 7 (23.33%) Google Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (13.33%) Selenium
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) ISEB
7 4 (13.33%) CCA
7 4 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification

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 (3.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) WLAN
3 1 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) DTS
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
1 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.33%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Web Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
2 1 (3.33%) Java SE
2 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
2 1 (3.33%) JAX-WS
2 1 (3.33%) JPA
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) JSR 170
2 1 (3.33%) Mason
2 1 (3.33%) OSGi
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SAML
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.33%) Struts
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XHTML
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Solaris
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Data Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) Actionable Insight
4 7 (23.33%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
4 7 (23.33%) Web Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Test Management
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCA
1 4 (13.33%) CCNA
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (13.33%) MCP
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) HNC
4 1 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.33%) GDPR
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com