Period
to 22 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 November 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 38 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,999 2,684 3,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.69% 5.79% 6.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.99% 16.11% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,296 1,758 2,126
London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £280 £285 £308
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 60
London median hourly rate £23.91 £18.74 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.59% -16.71% +12.50%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.68 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.13 £48.00 £38.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.67% -6.50% +6.95%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,769 16,656 17,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.48% 35.92% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,186 11,882 12,597
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 274 235
London median hourly rate £23.91 £22.74 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +3.34% +13.61%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.89
90th Percentile £52.95 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.75% - -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. 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
Central London 0 358 £475 - 150
West London +1 152 £423 -0.59% 85
South London +20 54 £440 -2.22% 19
East London +3 46 £450 +4.35% 27
North London +11 11 £438 -37.50% 13
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 739 (36.97%) Problem-Solving
2 638 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
3 627 (31.37%) Finance
4 440 (22.01%) SQL
5 404 (20.21%) Microsoft
6 325 (16.26%) Analytics
7 312 (15.61%) Degree
8 255 (12.76%) Microsoft Excel
9 245 (12.26%) Python
10 240 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
11 228 (11.41%) JavaScript
12 222 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 211 (10.56%) Project Management
14 202 (10.11%) Azure
15 199 (9.95%) Java
16 198 (9.90%) Banking
17 186 (9.30%) Computer Science
18 181 (9.05%) C#
19 180 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
20 176 (8.80%) Scrum
21 171 (8.55%) HTML
22 169 (8.45%) Visualisation
23 162 (8.10%) CSS
23 162 (8.10%) TDD
24 158 (7.90%) Migration
24 158 (7.90%) AWS
24 158 (7.90%) DevOps
25 154 (7.70%) .NET
26 151 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
27 148 (7.40%) Windows

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 74 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 51 (2.55%) Confluence
4 49 (2.45%) SAS
5 44 (2.20%) IIS
6 24 (1.20%) Apache
6 24 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 21 (1.05%) CMS
8 19 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 17 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (0.75%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.45%) JBoss
12 9 (0.45%) nginx
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.25%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 255 (12.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (4.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 50 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (1.10%) Sketch
7 15 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.60%) SPSS
9 7 (0.35%) Zeplin
10 6 (0.30%) InVision
10 6 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.25%) UserZoom
12 3 (0.15%) Stata
13 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.10%) Snagit
14 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.050%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.25%) RMDS
9 4 (0.20%) Actimize
9 4 (0.20%) Aligne
9 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 202 (10.11%) Azure
2 158 (7.90%) AWS
3 140 (7.00%) Power Platform
4 73 (3.65%) Office 365
5 56 (2.80%) GCP
6 38 (1.90%) SaaS
7 35 (1.75%) PaaS
8 28 (1.40%) GitHub
8 28 (1.40%) Serverless
9 27 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
9 27 (1.35%) IaaS
10 23 (1.15%) Amazon S3
11 22 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (0.90%) OneDrive
13 16 (0.80%) G Suite
13 16 (0.80%) Google Analytics
14 15 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
16 13 (0.65%) OpenShift
17 11 (0.55%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.90%) WAN
2 35 (1.75%) Firewall
3 33 (1.65%) VPN
4 31 (1.55%) DNS
5 29 (1.45%) Internet
6 28 (1.40%) HTTP
7 27 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (1.20%) DHCP
9 21 (1.05%) LAN
10 20 (1.00%) BGP
10 20 (1.00%) Network Security
11 17 (0.85%) Skype
12 16 (0.80%) TCP/IP
13 15 (0.75%) EIGRP
14 14 (0.70%) VLAN
15 13 (0.65%) Multicast
15 13 (0.65%) SAN
16 11 (0.55%) OSPF
16 11 (0.55%) VoIP
17 10 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 134 (6.70%) Power BI
3 122 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
4 121 (6.05%) Big Data
5 73 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 62 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 48 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 40 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (1.80%) Data Mining
12 33 (1.65%) QlikView
13 32 (1.60%) Data Lake
13 32 (1.60%) Flink
13 32 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
15 23 (1.15%) MySQL
16 22 (1.10%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.00%) RDBMS
17 20 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 134 (6.70%) JIRA
2 128 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 85 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 28 (1.40%) Cucumber
4 28 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 19 (0.95%) Selenium
7 14 (0.70%) JUnit
8 13 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (0.65%) webpack
9 12 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.55%) GitLab
10 11 (0.55%) Maven
11 10 (0.50%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.45%) Axure RP
12 9 (0.45%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.40%) gulp
13 8 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 627 (31.37%) Finance
2 198 (9.90%) Banking
3 100 (5.00%) Front Office
4 97 (4.85%) Marketing
5 74 (3.70%) Legal
6 68 (3.40%) Retail
7 65 (3.25%) Public Sector
8 63 (3.15%) Investment Banking
9 61 (3.05%) Telecoms
10 45 (2.25%) Law
11 39 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 36 (1.80%) Financial Institution
13 33 (1.65%) Publishing
14 31 (1.55%) Games
15 22 (1.10%) Manufacturing
16 21 (1.05%) Advertising
17 17 (0.85%) German Language
18 11 (0.55%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.50%) Billing
19 10 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 526 (26.31%) Analyst
2 439 (21.96%) Developer
3 201 (10.06%) Business Analyst
4 147 (7.35%) Data Analyst
5 139 (6.95%) Architect
6 91 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 79 (3.95%) Project Manager
8 78 (3.90%) Consultant
9 62 (3.10%) Senior Developer
10 55 (2.75%) React Developer
11 54 (2.70%) Java Developer
12 53 (2.65%) Data Scientist
13 49 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 44 (2.20%) Support Engineer
15 41 (2.05%) Data Engineer
16 39 (1.95%) JavaScript Developer
17 37 (1.85%) Full Stack Developer
18 35 (1.75%) SQL Analyst
19 33 (1.65%) SQL Developer
20 32 (1.60%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (8.55%) HTML
2 162 (8.10%) CSS
3 154 (7.70%) .NET
4 148 (7.40%) React
5 129 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 91 (4.55%) Kafka
7 73 (3.65%) Vue.js
8 69 (3.45%) XML
9 68 (3.40%) Web Services
10 63 (3.15%) Node.js
11 58 (2.90%) JSON
12 51 (2.55%) REST
13 46 (2.30%) Spring
14 40 (2.00%) HTML5
15 39 (1.95%) Redux
16 31 (1.55%) Spring Boot
17 30 (1.50%) RESTful
18 27 (1.35%) .NET Framework
19 26 (1.30%) Middleware
19 26 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (6.40%) User Experience
2 118 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
3 99 (4.95%) Algorithms
4 93 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 76 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 74 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 72 (3.60%) Equities
8 67 (3.35%) Analytical Mindset
9 66 (3.30%) Hedge funds
10 47 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 44 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
12 36 (1.80%) Data Centre
13 33 (1.65%) Fixed Income
14 27 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (1.30%) PKI
16 23 (1.15%) Virtual Team
17 22 (1.10%) Public Cloud
18 18 (0.90%) Derivative
19 17 (0.85%) iPhone
20 16 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 148 (7.40%) Windows
2 123 (6.15%) Linux
3 96 (4.80%) Unix
4 52 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 39 (1.95%) Android
7 35 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 26 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.55%) Solaris
12 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.35%) CentOS
13 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.15%) Check Point GAiA
16 3 (0.15%) Mesosphere
16 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (36.97%) Problem-Solving
2 638 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (16.26%) Analytics
4 240 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
5 211 (10.56%) Project Management
6 186 (9.30%) Computer Science
7 180 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
8 176 (8.80%) Scrum
9 169 (8.45%) Visualisation
10 162 (8.10%) TDD
11 158 (7.90%) DevOps
11 158 (7.90%) Migration
12 151 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 142 (7.10%) Decision-Making
14 132 (6.60%) ITIL
15 129 (6.45%) Data Analysis
16 122 (6.10%) Business Analysis
16 122 (6.10%) Data Science
17 121 (6.05%) OO
18 119 (5.95%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 440 (22.01%) SQL
2 245 (12.26%) Python
3 228 (11.41%) JavaScript
4 199 (9.95%) Java
5 181 (9.05%) C#
6 70 (3.50%) R
7 53 (2.65%) PowerShell
8 46 (2.30%) TypeScript
9 35 (1.75%) Perl
10 34 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 32 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 28 (1.40%) C++
12 28 (1.40%) Java 8
12 28 (1.40%) Scala
13 26 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.00%) VBA
15 18 (0.90%) Ruby
16 16 (0.80%) C
17 14 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 312 (15.61%) Degree
2 132 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 86 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 39 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.90%) CISSP
8 29 (1.45%) PhD
9 23 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.80%) ACCA
11 16 (0.80%) AWS Certification
11 16 (0.80%) CIMA
12 15 (0.75%) IISP
13 13 (0.65%) GIAC
13 13 (0.65%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.60%) CCNP
14 12 (0.60%) CISM
14 12 (0.60%) ISEB
14 12 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.70%) QA
2 63 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 52 (2.60%) PMO
4 24 (1.20%) SLA
5 16 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.60%) NIST
8 11 (0.55%) GDPR
8 11 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.55%) NCSC
8 11 (0.55%) SEPA
9 10 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
10 8 (0.40%) IFRS
11 7 (0.35%) MiFID
12 6 (0.30%) COBIT
12 6 (0.30%) EMIR
12 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 107 (5.35%) Docker
2 86 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.35%) HDFS
8 6 (0.30%) vSphere
9 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.15%) XenApp
10 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.10%) NFS
11 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.050%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.050%) GridGain
12 1 (0.050%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.50%) Ansible
3 39 (1.95%) Terraform
4 30 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.50%) SCCM
5 22 (1.10%) Puppet
6 15 (0.75%) Control-M
7 13 (0.65%) CASB
8 12 (0.60%) Kibana
8 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 8 (0.40%) WSUS
10 7 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (0.35%) logstash
10 7 (0.35%) MIIS
10 7 (0.35%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.30%) Packer
11 6 (0.30%) Salt
11 6 (0.30%) SCOM
12 5 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 404 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 137 (6.85%) Oracle
3 120 (6.00%) Tableau
4 95 (4.75%) SAP
5 68 (3.40%) Google
6 48 (2.40%) Cisco
7 46 (2.30%) VMware
8 43 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (1.85%) Remedy
10 29 (1.45%) HP
11 27 (1.35%) Citrix
12 26 (1.30%) Adobe
12 26 (1.30%) IBM
13 24 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
14 21 (1.05%) Databricks
15 20 (1.00%) Red Hat
16 18 (0.90%) ServiceNow
17 16 (0.80%) Cognos
18 15 (0.75%) Splunk
18 15 (0.75%) Teradata