Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 37 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,206 2,723 2,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.59% 5.98% 6.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.82% 16.54% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,416 1,761 1,881
London median daily rate £485 £485 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.51% +8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £313
90th Percentile £700 £690 £675
England median daily rate £450 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +4.05% -3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 57
London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -16.89% +13.92%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.44 £15.14
90th Percentile £55.20 £35.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -20.45% +22.22%

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 13,941 16,463 15,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.30% 36.16% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,784 11,637 11,118
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 253 217
London median hourly rate £22.93 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +4.55% +11.39%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.31 £12.84
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £19.92
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.43% -0.41%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -11 381 £500 +2.04% 169
West London +1 166 £448 +7.83% 94
South London +30 80 £425 -5.56% 19
East London -14 47 £425 - 28
North London - 11 £700 - 12
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 796 (36.08%) Problem-Solving
2 776 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 711 (32.23%) Finance
4 601 (27.24%) SQL
5 394 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 378 (17.14%) Analytics
7 328 (14.87%) Degree
8 302 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
9 283 (12.83%) Python
10 252 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
11 246 (11.15%) Java
12 242 (10.97%) JavaScript
13 231 (10.47%) Project Management
14 228 (10.34%) Scrum
14 228 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 221 (10.02%) Banking
16 216 (9.79%) SQL Server
17 189 (8.57%) DevOps
18 188 (8.52%) Oracle
19 185 (8.39%) HTML
19 185 (8.39%) User Experience
20 184 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
21 178 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
22 174 (7.89%) Big Data
23 170 (7.71%) Data Warehouse
24 167 (7.57%) .NET
24 167 (7.57%) CSS
24 167 (7.57%) Decision-Making
25 166 (7.52%) Data Analysis
25 166 (7.52%) Computer Science

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 83 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 71 (3.22%) Apache Spark
3 69 (3.13%) SAS
4 60 (2.72%) Confluence
5 29 (1.31%) IIS
6 26 (1.18%) CMS
7 25 (1.13%) Apache
8 22 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 17 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.63%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.54%) JBoss
12 11 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.41%) nginx
14 9 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.36%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 252 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 49 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.82%) Sketch
7 16 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.50%) SPSS
9 9 (0.41%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.23%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.14%) UXPin
12 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.091%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.091%) Stata
12 2 (0.091%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.045%) Figma
13 1 (0.045%) InVision
13 1 (0.045%) LightWave 3D
13 1 (0.045%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 30 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 12 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.36%) Aligne
5 8 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.32%) Actimize
6 7 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.27%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.18%) BASE24
8 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 228 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
3 161 (7.30%) Power Platform
4 88 (3.99%) Office 365
5 67 (3.04%) SaaS
6 48 (2.18%) Serverless
7 44 (1.99%) PaaS
8 43 (1.95%) Amazon S3
9 41 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 32 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
11 31 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
12 30 (1.36%) GitHub
13 28 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 27 (1.22%) Google Analytics
15 22 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
16 21 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
17 20 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
18 19 (0.86%) IaaS
19 16 (0.73%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.68%) VPN
2 35 (1.59%) Firewall
3 31 (1.41%) WAN
4 25 (1.13%) HTTP
5 24 (1.09%) DNS
6 23 (1.04%) LAN
7 21 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 19 (0.86%) Internet
8 19 (0.86%) Skype
9 17 (0.77%) SAN
10 16 (0.73%) BGP
10 16 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.68%) DHCP
11 15 (0.68%) VLAN
12 13 (0.59%) Network Security
13 12 (0.54%) Multicast
13 12 (0.54%) Wireless
14 10 (0.45%) OSPF
15 9 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (0.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 174 (7.89%) Big Data
3 170 (7.71%) Data Warehouse
4 155 (7.03%) Power BI
5 105 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 79 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 67 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (2.81%) MySQL
9 60 (2.72%) NoSQL
10 58 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 47 (2.13%) Data Lake
12 46 (2.09%) QlikView
13 40 (1.81%) MongoDB
13 40 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (1.63%) Oracle Database
14 36 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 31 (1.41%) Data Mining
17 22 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 160 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 156 (7.07%) JIRA
3 111 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 51 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
5 37 (1.68%) Selenium
5 37 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 30 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 28 (1.27%) JUnit
8 27 (1.22%) Maven
9 25 (1.13%) Cucumber
10 19 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (0.73%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.59%) Jasmine
13 13 (0.59%) NUnit
14 12 (0.54%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (0.54%) Subversion
14 12 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 711 (32.23%) Finance
2 221 (10.02%) Banking
3 130 (5.89%) Marketing
4 108 (4.90%) Retail
5 92 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 86 (3.90%) Front Office
7 79 (3.58%) Legal
8 71 (3.22%) Investment Banking
9 62 (2.81%) Financial Institution
10 61 (2.77%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.50%) Games
12 32 (1.45%) Advertising
12 32 (1.45%) Law
12 32 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 29 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (1.04%) Publishing
15 20 (0.91%) Back Office
16 18 (0.82%) Electronics
17 13 (0.59%) German Language
18 12 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 549 (24.89%) Analyst
2 493 (22.35%) Developer
3 221 (10.02%) Business Analyst
4 156 (7.07%) Architect
5 142 (6.44%) Data Analyst
6 100 (4.53%) Project Manager
7 90 (4.08%) Consultant
8 83 (3.76%) Data Engineer
9 75 (3.40%) Java Developer
10 71 (3.22%) Data Scientist
11 50 (2.27%) SQL Developer
12 49 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 49 (2.22%) Senior Developer
13 46 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
14 44 (1.99%) Full Stack Developer
15 43 (1.95%) C# Developer
16 42 (1.90%) JavaScript Developer
16 42 (1.90%) SQL Analyst
17 37 (1.68%) .NET Developer
18 34 (1.54%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (8.39%) HTML
2 167 (7.57%) .NET
2 167 (7.57%) CSS
3 123 (5.58%) AngularJS
4 118 (5.35%) React
5 92 (4.17%) XML
6 90 (4.08%) HTML5
7 88 (3.99%) Web Services
8 69 (3.13%) REST
9 67 (3.04%) Kafka
10 63 (2.86%) Node.js
11 55 (2.49%) CSS3
11 55 (2.49%) JSON
12 51 (2.31%) RESTful
12 51 (2.31%) Spring
13 40 (1.81%) SOAP
14 38 (1.72%) .NET Framework
15 33 (1.50%) Vue.js
16 32 (1.45%) ASP.NET
17 28 (1.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 185 (8.39%) User Experience
2 134 (6.07%) Self-Motivation
3 92 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 82 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 60 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 50 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
6 50 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.09%) Equities
8 45 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
10 39 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (1.68%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
13 34 (1.54%) Hedge funds
14 29 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 29 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 25 (1.13%) Cloud Native
15 25 (1.13%) PKI
16 24 (1.09%) Credit Risk
16 24 (1.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 152 (6.89%) Windows
2 134 (6.07%) Linux
3 99 (4.49%) Unix
4 54 (2.45%) Windows 10
5 47 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 31 (1.41%) Android
8 23 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.23%) Solaris
15 4 (0.18%) CentOS
15 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) Mesosphere
16 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (36.08%) Problem-Solving
2 776 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (17.14%) Analytics
4 302 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
5 231 (10.47%) Project Management
6 228 (10.34%) Scrum
7 189 (8.57%) DevOps
8 184 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 167 (7.57%) Decision-Making
10 166 (7.52%) Computer Science
10 166 (7.52%) Data Analysis
11 165 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 163 (7.39%) ETL
12 163 (7.39%) Visualisation
13 161 (7.30%) Data Modelling
14 159 (7.21%) Data Science
15 150 (6.80%) Migration
16 148 (6.71%) SDLC
17 147 (6.66%) Continuous Improvement
18 141 (6.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 601 (27.24%) SQL
2 283 (12.83%) Python
3 246 (11.15%) Java
4 242 (10.97%) JavaScript
5 158 (7.16%) C#
6 77 (3.49%) R
7 67 (3.04%) PowerShell
8 65 (2.95%) T-SQL
9 63 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 51 (2.31%) C++
11 44 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 33 (1.50%) VBA
13 32 (1.45%) Perl
14 31 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.22%) Scala
17 25 (1.13%) C
17 25 (1.13%) Java 8
18 23 (1.04%) PHP
18 23 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 328 (14.87%) Degree
2 107 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (1.59%) Master's Degree
6 32 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.41%) AWS Certification
7 31 (1.41%) CISSP
8 24 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (0.95%) PhD
10 16 (0.73%) ACCA
10 16 (0.73%) CISA
11 15 (0.68%) CIMA
11 15 (0.68%) ISEB
12 14 (0.63%) APMP
13 13 (0.59%) IISP
13 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.54%) MBA
15 11 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.03%) QA
2 61 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 58 (2.63%) PMO
4 22 (1.00%) SLA
5 19 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.73%) GDPR
6 16 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.50%) SEPA
8 10 (0.45%) IFRS
9 9 (0.41%) MiFID
10 8 (0.36%) NIST
11 7 (0.32%) IFRS 9
11 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
12 6 (0.27%) Basel III
12 6 (0.27%) EMIR
12 6 (0.27%) GxP
13 5 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
13 5 (0.23%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.18%) GAAP
System Software
1 115 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 98 (4.44%) Docker
3 17 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 10 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.23%) XenApp
8 4 (0.18%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.14%) NFS
9 3 (0.14%) vSphere
10 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.045%) GridGain
11 1 (0.045%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 45 (2.04%) Ansible
3 37 (1.68%) Terraform
4 29 (1.31%) SCCM
5 26 (1.18%) Control-M
6 22 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (0.68%) Kibana
9 13 (0.59%) CASB
9 13 (0.59%) Puppet
10 11 (0.50%) logstash
11 10 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 10 (0.45%) WSUS
12 7 (0.32%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.27%) Perfmon
14 5 (0.23%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.23%) Packer
14 5 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 394 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 188 (8.52%) Oracle
3 151 (6.84%) Tableau
4 111 (5.03%) SAP
5 74 (3.35%) Google
6 65 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
7 50 (2.27%) Adobe
8 43 (1.95%) HP
9 40 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
10 34 (1.54%) VMware
11 33 (1.50%) Cadence
12 32 (1.45%) Cisco
13 31 (1.41%) IBM
14 30 (1.36%) Citrix
15 28 (1.27%) Alteryx
16 26 (1.18%) Informatica
16 26 (1.18%) ServiceNow
17 23 (1.04%) Sybase
18 21 (0.95%) BMC
19 17 (0.77%) Atlassian