Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,129 1,804 2,607
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.24% 6.06% 5.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.45% 17.97% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 1,216 1,746
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £291
90th Percentile £725 £700 £688
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 40 49
Median hourly rate £34.95 £22.85 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.95% +17.18% -10.96%
10th Percentile £18.60 £11.13 £13.43
90th Percentile £48.15 £34.55 £30.75
England median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +15.22% +19.48% -0.47%

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 6,863 10,038 15,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.91% 33.74% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,854 7,124 11,175
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £725 £705 £700
England median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 135 255
Median hourly rate £28.44 £22.85 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% +1.56% +2.20%
10th Percentile £15.38 £12.44 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.20 £52.25 £47.30
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year +23.75% +7.08% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +7 151 £475 - 79
West London -12 36 £430 +1.18% 28
East London +14 16 £563 +25.00% 30
South London +18 13 £575 +21.05% 6
North London +8 8 £320 -24.71%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 414 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
2 371 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (31.62%) Finance
4 257 (22.76%) SQL
5 178 (15.77%) Analytics
6 173 (15.32%) Azure
7 170 (15.06%) Python
8 155 (13.73%) AWS
9 154 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 144 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
11 137 (12.13%) Banking
12 133 (11.78%) Degree
13 132 (11.69%) Java
14 131 (11.60%) DevOps
15 130 (11.51%) Data Modelling
16 128 (11.34%) Scrum
17 112 (9.92%) Data Science
18 110 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 108 (9.57%) Oracle
20 105 (9.30%) Project Management
21 102 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
22 100 (8.86%) Computer Science
22 100 (8.86%) Data Analysis
22 100 (8.86%) Security Cleared
23 91 (8.06%) Public Sector
24 88 (7.79%) Migration
24 88 (7.79%) SC Cleared
25 87 (7.71%) Marketing
26 86 (7.62%) Test Automation
27 84 (7.44%) JIRA

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 42 (3.72%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.48%) Confluence
4 25 (2.21%) Apache
5 22 (1.95%) SAS
6 15 (1.33%) Jupyter
7 11 (0.97%) Red Hat Fuse
8 10 (0.89%) IIS
8 10 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.53%) CMS
12 5 (0.44%) Appian
13 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.35%) WordPress
14 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 102 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.06%) Sketch
6 11 (0.97%) Zeplin
7 9 (0.80%) Adobe XD
7 9 (0.80%) InVision
7 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.27%) SPSS
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.089%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.089%) Stata
10 1 (0.089%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (1.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 15 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.44%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.35%) Maximo
6 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle FAH
7 3 (0.27%) RMDS
7 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.27%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 173 (15.32%) Azure
2 155 (13.73%) AWS
3 80 (7.09%) Power Platform
4 58 (5.14%) GCP
5 36 (3.19%) Office 365
6 34 (3.01%) Serverless
7 27 (2.39%) SaaS
8 25 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (2.21%) PaaS
9 23 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (1.51%) GitHub
11 16 (1.42%) Azure Functions
11 16 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
12 15 (1.33%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.97%) Heroku
14 10 (0.89%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.13%) Firewall
2 21 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.68%) Network Security
4 15 (1.33%) DHCP
5 14 (1.24%) HTTP
6 13 (1.15%) DNS
6 13 (1.15%) WAN
7 12 (1.06%) Internet
8 11 (0.97%) LAN
9 10 (0.89%) IPv4
10 9 (0.80%) Multicast
10 9 (0.80%) VPN
11 8 (0.71%) SAN
11 8 (0.71%) Wireless
12 7 (0.62%) CTI
12 7 (0.62%) Softphone
13 6 (0.53%) BGP
13 6 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.53%) OSPF
13 6 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 75 (6.64%) Power BI
3 75 (6.64%) SQL Server
4 71 (6.29%) Big Data
5 54 (4.78%) Tableau
6 36 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 34 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 30 (2.66%) Data Lake
8 30 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
10 23 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.68%) MySQL
12 18 (1.59%) Data Mining
12 18 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 84 (7.44%) JIRA
2 78 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 64 (5.67%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.68%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.24%) eggPlant
6 13 (1.15%) Maven
6 13 (1.15%) Selenium
6 13 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (1.15%) webpack
7 11 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.89%) Axure RP
9 9 (0.80%) GitLab
10 8 (0.71%) Gradle
10 8 (0.71%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.53%) JUnit
13 5 (0.44%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.44%) Postman
13 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 357 (31.62%) Finance
2 137 (12.13%) Banking
3 91 (8.06%) Public Sector
4 87 (7.71%) Marketing
5 60 (5.31%) Front Office
6 54 (4.78%) Telecoms
7 53 (4.69%) Investment Banking
8 49 (4.34%) Retail
9 36 (3.19%) Manufacturing
10 24 (2.13%) Electronics
10 24 (2.13%) Legal
11 21 (1.86%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.89%) Advertising
14 9 (0.80%) Local Government
14 9 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.71%) Back Office
16 7 (0.62%) Games
16 7 (0.62%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 261 (23.12%) Analyst
2 194 (17.18%) Developer
3 114 (10.10%) Business Analyst
4 94 (8.33%) Architect
5 68 (6.02%) Data Analyst
6 65 (5.76%) Consultant
7 52 (4.61%) Data Engineer
8 48 (4.25%) Senior Developer
9 40 (3.54%) Data Scientist
10 38 (3.37%) Java Developer
11 34 (3.01%) Data Architect
12 30 (2.66%) AWS Engineer
13 27 (2.39%) Data Modeller
14 24 (2.13%) Project Manager
15 23 (2.04%) Security Engineer
16 21 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
17 20 (1.77%) Solutions Architect
18 19 (1.68%) Technical Analyst
19 18 (1.59%) React Developer
20 17 (1.51%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.78%) HTML
2 52 (4.61%) Web Services
3 49 (4.34%) .NET
3 49 (4.34%) REST
4 38 (3.37%) Kafka
5 34 (3.01%) AngularJS
5 34 (3.01%) XML
6 33 (2.92%) Spring
7 32 (2.83%) CSS
8 29 (2.57%) HTML5
8 29 (2.57%) Node.js
8 29 (2.57%) Redux
9 28 (2.48%) NumPy
9 28 (2.48%) Pandas
10 25 (2.21%) React
11 20 (1.77%) Middleware
12 17 (1.51%) GraphQL
13 16 (1.42%) jQuery
13 16 (1.42%) PySpark
14 13 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.91%) User Experience
2 62 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (4.69%) Analytical Mindset
4 41 (3.63%) Data Structures
5 40 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.19%) Algorithms
7 34 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.30%) Market Risk
8 26 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.21%) Credit Risk
9 25 (2.21%) Derivative
10 22 (1.95%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.95%) FMCG
11 21 (1.86%) Hedge funds
12 20 (1.77%) Clustering
13 18 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
13 18 (1.59%) Public Cloud
14 16 (1.42%) Fixed Income
14 16 (1.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.38%) Linux
2 60 (5.31%) Windows
3 32 (2.83%) Android
4 25 (2.21%) Unix
5 20 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.089%) AIX
11 1 (0.089%) CentOS
11 1 (0.089%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.089%) Solaris
11 1 (0.089%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.089%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
2 371 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (15.77%) Analytics
4 144 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
5 131 (11.60%) DevOps
6 130 (11.51%) Data Modelling
7 128 (11.34%) Scrum
8 112 (9.92%) Data Science
9 110 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 105 (9.30%) Project Management
11 100 (8.86%) Computer Science
11 100 (8.86%) Data Analysis
12 88 (7.79%) Migration
13 86 (7.62%) Test Automation
14 75 (6.64%) Visualisation
15 68 (6.02%) Business Analysis
15 68 (6.02%) Data Architecture
16 66 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
16 66 (5.85%) Mathematics
16 66 (5.85%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 257 (22.76%) SQL
2 170 (15.06%) Python
3 132 (11.69%) Java
4 70 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 54 (4.78%) C#
5 54 (4.78%) R
6 44 (3.90%) C++
7 32 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 23 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 23 (2.04%) Scala
9 22 (1.95%) Java 8
10 17 (1.51%) Perl
10 17 (1.51%) Ruby
11 14 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 13 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.15%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.15%) VBA
13 12 (1.06%) VB
14 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 133 (11.78%) Degree
2 100 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 88 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (2.30%) Master's Degree
6 23 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.04%) CISSP
7 19 (1.68%) CCNP
7 19 (1.68%) ISEB
7 19 (1.68%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.51%) CCNA
9 15 (1.33%) CISM
10 14 (1.24%) CISA
10 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.97%) CCIE
12 11 (0.97%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.97%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.29%) QA
2 43 (3.81%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.68%) NIST
3 19 (1.68%) SLA
4 16 (1.42%) PMO
5 14 (1.24%) GDPR
5 14 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.71%) MiFID
9 7 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
9 7 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.44%) NCSC
11 4 (0.35%) IFRS
11 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.35%) RMADS
12 3 (0.27%) Basel III
12 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 74 (6.55%) Docker
2 32 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.62%) HDFS
7 5 (0.44%) vSphere
8 4 (0.35%) KVM
8 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.35%) Xen
9 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.27%) XenApp
10 2 (0.18%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.089%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 50 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.75%) Terraform
3 30 (2.66%) Ansible
4 8 (0.71%) Puppet
4 8 (0.71%) Rundeck
5 7 (0.62%) Control-M
5 7 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.62%) SCCM
6 6 (0.53%) SCOM
7 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.35%) WSUS
9 3 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.27%) Nagios
10 2 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 154 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 108 (9.57%) Oracle
3 53 (4.69%) SAP
4 37 (3.28%) Google
5 36 (3.19%) Databricks
5 36 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.48%) VMware
7 26 (2.30%) Adobe
8 24 (2.13%) Cisco
9 23 (2.04%) Remedy
10 22 (1.95%) Sparx
11 18 (1.59%) Alteryx
12 15 (1.33%) Splunk
13 13 (1.15%) Dataiku
13 13 (1.15%) IBM
14 11 (0.97%) Citrix
14 11 (0.97%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.80%) Informatica
16 8 (0.71%) HP
17 7 (0.62%) Teradata