Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,780 2,675 2,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.16% 6.68% 6.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.24% 17.47% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,801 1,745 1,788
London median daily rate £488 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £433 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -1.70% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 40
London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.00% -5.55%
10th Percentile £12.49 £15.35 £12.42
90th Percentile £41.65 £43.25 £38.50
England median hourly rate £18.06 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -17.90% +12.85% +5.38%

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 17,119 15,310 16,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.21% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,284 10,840 11,786
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 238 238
London median hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +14.12% +0.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £52.38
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.25% -4.76% +16.67%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 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
Central London -6 525 £500 +5.26% 158
West London +14 187 £368 -8.00% 79
East London +15 81 £550 - 30
South London -28 63 £485 +7.78% 24
North London -13 2 - - 3
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 1,096 (39.42%) Problem-Solving
2 938 (33.74%) Finance
3 838 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
4 694 (24.96%) SQL
5 456 (16.40%) Analytics
6 406 (14.60%) Microsoft
7 394 (14.17%) Python
8 393 (14.14%) Degree
9 386 (13.88%) Java
10 356 (12.81%) Banking
11 329 (11.83%) Project Management
12 309 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 309 (11.12%) Microsoft Excel
13 290 (10.43%) Windows
14 280 (10.07%) Linux
15 275 (9.89%) JavaScript
16 255 (9.17%) C#
17 253 (9.10%) SQL Server
18 248 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
19 240 (8.63%) HTML
20 231 (8.31%) Computer Science
21 219 (7.88%) SDLC
22 217 (7.81%) Oracle
23 213 (7.66%) Unix
23 213 (7.66%) Scrum
24 209 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
25 200 (7.19%) Change Management
26 195 (7.01%) Security Cleared
26 195 (7.01%) Big Data
27 194 (6.98%) .NET

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
1 111 (3.99%) Apache Spark
2 81 (2.91%) SAS
3 77 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 64 (2.30%) Confluence
5 45 (1.62%) CMS
6 42 (1.51%) Apache
7 40 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 27 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 19 (0.68%) Skype for Business
10 19 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.65%) JBoss
12 17 (0.61%) nginx
13 16 (0.58%) IIS
14 13 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.47%) Jupyter
15 12 (0.43%) Mule
16 11 (0.40%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 309 (11.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 174 (6.26%) Microsoft Office
3 112 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 43 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.54%) SPSS
8 10 (0.36%) Stata
9 7 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.14%) InVision
10 4 (0.14%) Windchill
11 3 (0.11%) UserZoom
12 2 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.072%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.072%) Shockwave
13 1 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.036%) Blender
13 1 (0.036%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.036%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.29%) Sonata
5 8 (0.29%) Workday HCM
6 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.25%) SAP MM
7 6 (0.22%) HiPortfolio
7 6 (0.22%) Magento
7 6 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.18%) SAP PM
8 5 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.14%) ENOVIA
9 4 (0.14%) HFM
9 4 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 209 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (2.37%) GitHub
4 64 (2.30%) Office 365
5 54 (1.94%) Amazon S3
6 36 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (1.12%) Google Analytics
8 30 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
9 28 (1.01%) SaaS
10 27 (0.97%) Heroku
11 26 (0.94%) PaaS
11 26 (0.94%) Serverless
12 25 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
12 25 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 21 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.68%) Route 53
16 18 (0.65%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.34%) Firewall
2 48 (1.73%) WAN
3 45 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 43 (1.55%) HTTP
5 40 (1.44%) Internet
6 38 (1.37%) SMS
7 34 (1.22%) VPN
8 32 (1.15%) LAN
9 30 (1.08%) Network Security
10 27 (0.97%) DNS
11 24 (0.86%) SSL
11 24 (0.86%) Wireless
12 21 (0.76%) DHCP
13 19 (0.68%) BGP
14 18 (0.65%) Wireshark
15 17 (0.61%) FTP
16 16 (0.58%) Kerberos
16 16 (0.58%) OSPF
17 13 (0.47%) SAN
17 13 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 195 (7.01%) Big Data
3 153 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 141 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 129 (4.64%) Hadoop
6 88 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 86 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (2.70%) Power BI
9 53 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 53 (1.91%) MySQL
10 51 (1.83%) Data Lake
10 51 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 51 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (1.80%) HBase
12 46 (1.65%) QlikView
13 45 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
13 45 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 39 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (1.22%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 164 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 141 (5.07%) JIRA
3 127 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 49 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (1.55%) Selenium
6 40 (1.44%) webpack
7 37 (1.33%) Maven
8 30 (1.08%) Subversion
9 29 (1.04%) TeamCity
10 28 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 27 (0.97%) JUnit
11 27 (0.97%) PostCSS
12 25 (0.90%) Eclipse
13 22 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (0.79%) Bitbucket
14 21 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 21 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
14 21 (0.76%) WebDriver
15 18 (0.65%) JMeter
16 16 (0.58%) RStudio
General
1 938 (33.74%) Finance
2 356 (12.81%) Banking
3 192 (6.91%) Front Office
4 175 (6.29%) Marketing
5 158 (5.68%) Retail
6 122 (4.39%) Investment Banking
7 87 (3.13%) Legal
8 69 (2.48%) Telecoms
9 55 (1.98%) Financial Institution
10 53 (1.91%) Advertising
11 39 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 36 (1.29%) Back Office
13 35 (1.26%) Law
14 31 (1.12%) Games
15 21 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.61%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.58%) French Language
17 16 (0.58%) Publishing
18 15 (0.54%) Billing
19 12 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 718 (25.83%) Analyst
2 605 (21.76%) Developer
3 299 (10.76%) Business Analyst
4 157 (5.65%) Architect
5 123 (4.42%) Data Analyst
6 122 (4.39%) C# Developer
7 119 (4.28%) Project Manager
8 117 (4.21%) Java Developer
9 110 (3.96%) Consultant
10 80 (2.88%) Data Engineer
11 66 (2.37%) Administrator
11 66 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
12 53 (1.91%) Python Developer
12 53 (1.91%) SQL Developer
13 50 (1.80%) Data Scientist
14 43 (1.55%) Senior Developer
15 41 (1.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (1.47%) Support Analyst
16 40 (1.44%) Designer
16 40 (1.44%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (8.63%) HTML
2 194 (6.98%) .NET
3 169 (6.08%) CSS
4 129 (4.64%) HTML5
5 115 (4.14%) AngularJS
6 108 (3.88%) Web Services
7 92 (3.31%) XML
8 77 (2.77%) Kafka
9 71 (2.55%) Spring
10 66 (2.37%) REST
11 53 (1.91%) React
12 51 (1.83%) ASP.NET
13 47 (1.69%) RESTful
14 43 (1.55%) Node.js
15 41 (1.47%) jQuery
16 39 (1.40%) Redux
17 38 (1.37%) Middleware
18 35 (1.26%) Chai
19 32 (1.15%) CSS3
20 31 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 231 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 191 (6.87%) User Experience
3 145 (5.22%) Algorithms
4 130 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 122 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
6 94 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 88 (3.17%) Derivative
8 77 (2.77%) Fixed Income
9 72 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 61 (2.19%) Hedge funds
11 57 (2.05%) Virtual Team
12 49 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 48 (1.73%) Data Centre
14 46 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
14 46 (1.65%) Mobile App
15 42 (1.51%) Fintech
16 40 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
17 36 (1.29%) Credit Risk
18 33 (1.19%) Equities
19 27 (0.97%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 290 (10.43%) Windows
2 280 (10.07%) Linux
3 213 (7.66%) Unix
4 77 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 53 (1.91%) Windows 10
5 53 (1.91%) Windows 7
6 52 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 49 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (1.65%) Android
10 25 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.68%) CentOS
12 16 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.54%) DC/OS
14 14 (0.50%) Solaris
15 12 (0.43%) AIX
16 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.25%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,096 (39.42%) Problem-Solving
2 838 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 456 (16.40%) Analytics
4 329 (11.83%) Project Management
5 309 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 248 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
7 219 (7.88%) SDLC
8 213 (7.66%) Scrum
9 200 (7.19%) Change Management
10 194 (6.98%) ETL
11 192 (6.91%) Decision-Making
12 187 (6.73%) Business Analysis
13 178 (6.40%) ITIL
14 164 (5.90%) Data Analysis
14 164 (5.90%) DevOps
15 163 (5.86%) Visualisation
16 162 (5.83%) Migration
17 156 (5.61%) Data Science
18 153 (5.50%) Data Modelling
19 150 (5.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 694 (24.96%) SQL
2 394 (14.17%) Python
3 386 (13.88%) Java
4 275 (9.89%) JavaScript
5 255 (9.17%) C#
6 136 (4.89%) R
7 81 (2.91%) C++
7 81 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 74 (2.66%) Perl
9 57 (2.05%) VBA
10 55 (1.98%) Scala
11 51 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 44 (1.58%) PowerShell
13 43 (1.55%) Java 8
14 41 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 41 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 40 (1.44%) C
16 36 (1.29%) ES6
17 26 (0.94%) VB
18 24 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 393 (14.14%) Degree
2 195 (7.01%) Security Cleared
3 144 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 96 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 49 (1.76%) CISSP
6 44 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (1.26%) Master's Degree
8 34 (1.22%) PhD
9 32 (1.15%) CCNP
9 32 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 28 (1.01%) ISEB
11 27 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.97%) PMP
12 26 (0.94%) APMP
12 26 (0.94%) CISM
13 24 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
14 23 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
14 23 (0.83%) CISA
15 21 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (5.65%) QA
2 117 (4.21%) Data Quality
3 61 (2.19%) GDPR
4 51 (1.83%) PMO
5 41 (1.47%) SLA
6 13 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.40%) MiFID
8 10 (0.36%) EMIR
9 9 (0.32%) IFRS
10 8 (0.29%) GCP
10 8 (0.29%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.14%) GAAP
14 4 (0.14%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.14%) PSD2
15 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
15 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 99 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 81 (2.91%) Docker
3 63 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.76%) HDFS
5 21 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.43%) XenApp
8 10 (0.36%) NFS
9 8 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.25%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.22%) KVM
12 5 (0.18%) vSphere
13 4 (0.14%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.14%) Xen
14 2 (0.072%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.036%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (1.91%) Ansible
2 42 (1.51%) SCCM
3 41 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 41 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (1.37%) Terraform
5 26 (0.94%) Puppet
6 19 (0.68%) Packer
7 17 (0.61%) Control-M
7 17 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (0.54%) SCOM
9 14 (0.50%) BladeLogic
9 14 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 14 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.47%) Grafana
11 12 (0.43%) logstash
11 12 (0.43%) vMotion
12 11 (0.40%) AirWatch
12 11 (0.40%) Kibana
13 10 (0.36%) HP ALM
14 9 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 406 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 217 (7.81%) Oracle
3 118 (4.24%) Tableau
4 113 (4.06%) SAP
5 88 (3.17%) Adobe
6 87 (3.13%) Google
7 82 (2.95%) VMware
8 78 (2.81%) Cisco
8 78 (2.81%) Splunk
9 69 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (2.30%) Citrix
11 49 (1.76%) IBM
12 45 (1.62%) HP
13 41 (1.47%) Alteryx
14 40 (1.44%) Red Hat
15 34 (1.22%) MapR
16 32 (1.15%) ServiceNow
16 32 (1.15%) Sybase
17 31 (1.12%) Twitter
18 29 (1.04%) Informatica