Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 25 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,401 1,690 2,559
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.47% 6.89% 6.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.42% 19.57% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1,118 1,691
10th Percentile £313 £263 £300
25th Percentile £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £478 £488
Median % change year-on-year +9.95% -2.05% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £691 £675
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 41
10th Percentile £18.04 £14.46 £11.25
25th Percentile £18.25 £17.99 £16.60
Median hourly rate £38.09 £23.91 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +59.28% +22.62% -7.14%
75th Percentile £47.63 £38.75 £25.50
90th Percentile £50.73 £47.33 £30.59
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.57 £19.41
% change year-on-year -2.64% +11.13% +4.89%

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 8,042 8,636 14,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.14% 35.20% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,615 6,197 10,691
10th Percentile £326 £300 £315
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £625 £625
90th Percentile £732 £713 £700
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 141 223
10th Percentile £16.64 £12.44 £12.86
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.95 £18.59
Median hourly rate £28.02 £26.50 £24.43
Median % change year-on-year +5.74% +8.47% +11.05%
75th Percentile £45.75 £43.75 £37.09
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.86
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.89% -0.69%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in London.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in London.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in London

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -6 168 £525 +10.53% 98
West London -23 22 £500 +19.05% 38
South London +5 19 £575 +21.05% 8
East London +4 8 £300 -33.33% 25
North London +5 6 £320 -14.67% 9
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 497 (35.47%) Problem-Solving
2 482 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
3 431 (30.76%) Finance
4 351 (25.05%) SQL
5 267 (19.06%) Analytics
6 232 (16.56%) Python
7 209 (14.92%) Banking
8 204 (14.56%) Azure
9 193 (13.78%) DevOps
10 187 (13.35%) AWS
11 184 (13.13%) Degree
12 171 (12.21%) Data Modelling
13 168 (11.99%) Java
14 152 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
15 148 (10.56%) Data Analysis
16 145 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 142 (10.14%) Microsoft
18 136 (9.71%) Oracle
19 135 (9.64%) Project Management
20 134 (9.56%) JIRA
21 128 (9.14%) Security Cleared
21 128 (9.14%) Scrum
22 123 (8.78%) Migration
23 122 (8.71%) Front Office
24 120 (8.57%) Data Science
25 118 (8.42%) Public Sector
26 117 (8.35%) Marketing
27 115 (8.21%) Computer Science
27 115 (8.21%) User Experience
28 114 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel

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 62 (4.43%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.35%) Confluence
3 41 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 31 (2.21%) SAS
5 26 (1.86%) Apache
6 20 (1.43%) Jupyter
7 11 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (0.64%) Red Hat Fuse
9 8 (0.57%) CMS
10 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.36%) nginx
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.36%) WordPress
12 4 (0.29%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.21%) IIS
13 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.14%) MTS
14 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 114 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.28%) Sketch
6 17 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
7 16 (1.14%) Zeplin
8 14 (1.00%) Adobe XD
8 14 (1.00%) InVision
9 12 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.43%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.29%) SPSS
13 3 (0.21%) UserZoom
14 2 (0.14%) Figma
15 1 (0.071%) PTC Creo
15 1 (0.071%) UXPin
15 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (1.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 10 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.29%) Loan IQ
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Eikon
6 3 (0.21%) Maximo
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 204 (14.56%) Azure
2 187 (13.35%) AWS
3 79 (5.64%) Power Platform
4 77 (5.50%) GCP
5 43 (3.07%) Microsoft 365
6 30 (2.14%) SaaS
7 28 (2.00%) Serverless
8 24 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (1.64%) Heroku
10 21 (1.50%) Amazon S3
10 21 (1.50%) PaaS
11 18 (1.28%) GitHub
12 17 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
13 15 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
14 14 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
14 14 (1.00%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.71%) HTTP
2 22 (1.57%) Network Security
3 16 (1.14%) DNS
3 16 (1.14%) Firewall
3 16 (1.14%) Internet
4 15 (1.07%) DHCP
5 13 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.79%) WAN
7 9 (0.64%) LAN
8 8 (0.57%) Skype
8 8 (0.57%) Wireless
9 7 (0.50%) IPv4
9 7 (0.50%) Multicast
9 7 (0.50%) VPN
10 6 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.43%) Intranet
11 5 (0.36%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.36%) VoIP
12 4 (0.29%) FTP
12 4 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
2 84 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 81 (5.78%) Big Data
3 81 (5.78%) Relational Database
4 75 (5.35%) Tableau
5 72 (5.14%) Power BI
6 42 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 41 (2.93%) Hadoop
8 39 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (2.36%) Data Lake
10 31 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 29 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.86%) Data Mining
12 26 (1.86%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (1.36%) MySQL
16 18 (1.28%) Amazon Athena
17 17 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 134 (9.56%) JIRA
2 79 (5.64%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.28%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.50%) webpack
5 22 (1.57%) Maven
6 20 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.14%) Axure RP
7 16 (1.14%) JUnit
8 15 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 13 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.86%) GitLab
10 12 (0.86%) Gradle
11 11 (0.79%) Artifactory
11 11 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.71%) IntelliJ
13 9 (0.64%) Grunt
13 9 (0.64%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.57%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.57%) Postman
14 8 (0.57%) REST Assured
General
1 431 (30.76%) Finance
2 209 (14.92%) Banking
3 122 (8.71%) Front Office
4 118 (8.42%) Public Sector
5 117 (8.35%) Marketing
6 99 (7.07%) Investment Banking
7 62 (4.43%) Retail
7 62 (4.43%) Telecoms
8 44 (3.14%) Legal
9 38 (2.71%) Manufacturing
10 34 (2.43%) Financial Institution
11 33 (2.36%) Electronics
12 17 (1.21%) Publishing
13 16 (1.14%) Back Office
14 13 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.86%) Games
15 12 (0.86%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.79%) Law
17 10 (0.71%) Local Government
18 9 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 315 (22.48%) Analyst
2 262 (18.70%) Developer
3 143 (10.21%) Business Analyst
4 121 (8.64%) Architect
5 89 (6.35%) Consultant
6 80 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 68 (4.85%) Data Engineer
8 52 (3.71%) Data Architect
9 51 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 50 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 47 (3.35%) Data Scientist
12 44 (3.14%) Data Modeller
13 39 (2.78%) Project Manager
14 36 (2.57%) Full Stack Developer
15 33 (2.36%) React Developer
16 29 (2.07%) AWS Engineer
16 29 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
17 28 (2.00%) C# Developer
18 26 (1.86%) Designer
19 25 (1.78%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.64%) HTML
2 76 (5.42%) .NET
3 65 (4.64%) AngularJS
4 64 (4.57%) REST
5 57 (4.07%) CSS
6 54 (3.85%) React
6 54 (3.85%) Web Services
7 53 (3.78%) Kafka
8 51 (3.64%) Node.js
9 46 (3.28%) Spring
10 45 (3.21%) Redux
11 39 (2.78%) HTML5
12 33 (2.36%) GraphQL
13 32 (2.28%) NumPy
13 32 (2.28%) Pandas
14 31 (2.21%) XML
15 26 (1.86%) PySpark
16 23 (1.64%) JSON
16 23 (1.64%) Middleware
17 21 (1.50%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.21%) User Experience
2 84 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 74 (5.28%) Algorithms
4 65 (4.64%) Analytical Mindset
5 64 (4.57%) Data Structures
5 64 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.71%) Derivative
8 36 (2.57%) Fixed Income
9 35 (2.50%) Credit Risk
9 35 (2.50%) Market Risk
10 33 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (2.28%) Mobile App
12 29 (2.07%) Hedge funds
13 27 (1.93%) Data Centre
14 22 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
15 21 (1.50%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.21%) Clustering
17 15 (1.07%) FMCG
18 14 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (4.43%) Linux
2 58 (4.14%) Windows
3 42 (3.00%) Android
4 33 (2.36%) Unix
5 26 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.36%) CentOS
11 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.071%) MVS
13 1 (0.071%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.071%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (35.47%) Problem-Solving
2 482 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (19.06%) Analytics
4 193 (13.78%) DevOps
5 171 (12.21%) Data Modelling
6 152 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
7 148 (10.56%) Data Analysis
8 145 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 135 (9.64%) Project Management
10 128 (9.14%) Scrum
11 123 (8.78%) Migration
12 120 (8.57%) Data Science
13 115 (8.21%) Computer Science
14 97 (6.92%) Test Automation
15 95 (6.78%) Decision-Making
16 94 (6.71%) Visualisation
17 86 (6.14%) Mathematics
18 81 (5.78%) Change Management
18 81 (5.78%) User Stories
19 77 (5.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 351 (25.05%) SQL
2 232 (16.56%) Python
3 168 (11.99%) Java
4 92 (6.57%) JavaScript
5 88 (6.28%) C#
6 72 (5.14%) R
7 66 (4.71%) C++
8 46 (3.28%) TypeScript
9 41 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 32 (2.28%) PowerShell
11 26 (1.86%) Scala
12 24 (1.71%) Java 8
13 23 (1.64%) ES6
14 15 (1.07%) C
14 15 (1.07%) Perl
14 15 (1.07%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.00%) VB
16 13 (0.93%) Kotlin
17 12 (0.86%) VBA
18 11 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 184 (13.13%) Degree
2 128 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 110 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 46 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.07%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.00%) CISSP
8 12 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.86%) PhD
9 11 (0.79%) ISEB
10 10 (0.71%) PMP
11 9 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.64%) CISM
12 8 (0.57%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.57%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.50%) GIAC
13 7 (0.50%) MCSE
14 6 (0.43%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.00%) QA
2 51 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.64%) GDPR
4 15 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.00%) PMO
6 12 (0.86%) MiFID
6 12 (0.86%) NIST
6 12 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.86%) SLA
7 11 (0.79%) IFRS
8 7 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.43%) IFRS 9
10 5 (0.36%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.36%) GRC
10 5 (0.36%) UCITS
10 5 (0.36%) WCAG
11 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 56 (4.00%) Docker
2 28 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.36%) HDFS
6 4 (0.29%) vSphere
7 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.14%) KVM
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.14%) Snort
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.14%) Xen
8 2 (0.14%) XenApp
8 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.071%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 44 (3.14%) Ansible
2 40 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 40 (2.86%) Terraform
3 9 (0.64%) Puppet
3 9 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.36%) SCOM
7 4 (0.29%) Control-M
7 4 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.29%) SCCM
8 3 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.14%) Core Impact
9 2 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.14%) MIIS
9 2 (0.14%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 142 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 136 (9.71%) Oracle
3 62 (4.43%) Google
3 62 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
3 62 (4.43%) SAP
4 34 (2.43%) Adobe
5 31 (2.21%) Remedy
6 26 (1.86%) VMware
7 23 (1.64%) Splunk
8 20 (1.43%) Alteryx
9 19 (1.36%) Cisco
9 19 (1.36%) Databricks
9 19 (1.36%) Sparx
10 17 (1.21%) IBM
11 13 (0.93%) Dataiku
12 12 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.71%) Citrix
13 10 (0.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 10 (0.71%) Teradata
14 9 (0.64%) F5