Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 35 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,331 2,360 2,795
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.13% 5.94% 6.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.45% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 1,535 1,812
Median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £254 £302 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £688
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 57
Median hourly rate £34.90 £20.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.17% +10.96% -15.00%
10th Percentile £15.42 £13.80 £12.39
90th Percentile £47.00 £54.50 £36.39
England median hourly rate £25.50 £19.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +30.77% +5.38% -18.66%

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 6,843 14,001 16,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.66% 35.24% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,742 9,725 11,453
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £480 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +1.05% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 229 267
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.95 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.28% +3.96% +4.35%
10th Percentile £14.97 £12.76 £13.08
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £49.25
Median hourly rate £27.46 £20.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.26% -7.01% +15.38%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +23 269 £475 - 28
West London +9 93 £413 -2.94% 14
South London +9 50 £475 +9.20% 3
East London +6 23 £413 -21.43% 5
North London +18 9 £375 -12.28% 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 457 (34.34%) Problem-Solving
2 388 (29.15%) Finance
3 354 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 275 (20.66%) SQL
5 230 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 190 (14.27%) Python
7 181 (13.60%) Java
8 169 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
9 168 (12.62%) Analytics
10 161 (12.10%) Security Cleared
11 156 (11.72%) Degree
12 152 (11.42%) Banking
13 150 (11.27%) JavaScript
14 143 (10.74%) Azure
15 139 (10.44%) Windows
16 136 (10.22%) Oracle
16 136 (10.22%) SC Cleared
17 132 (9.92%) AWS
18 129 (9.69%) Linux
18 129 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
19 122 (9.17%) Decision-Making
20 114 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
21 111 (8.34%) Migration
22 110 (8.26%) SQL Server
23 105 (7.89%) Project Management
24 102 (7.66%) C#
25 99 (7.44%) Scrum
26 94 (7.06%) Public Sector
26 94 (7.06%) DevOps
27 92 (6.91%) Visualisation

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 34 (2.55%) Apache Spark
2 32 (2.40%) IIS
3 31 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.25%) SAS
5 23 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.50%) Confluence
7 18 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.98%) CMS
10 12 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.83%) Apache
11 11 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.68%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 169 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.13%) Sketch
6 14 (1.05%) SPSS
7 7 (0.53%) InVision
8 5 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.15%) UserZoom
11 2 (0.15%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.075%) Figma
12 1 (0.075%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.38%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.38%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.38%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.30%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 4 (0.30%) Sprinklr
6 3 (0.23%) RMDS
6 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 143 (10.74%) Azure
2 132 (9.92%) AWS
3 80 (6.01%) Power Platform
4 41 (3.08%) GCP
5 38 (2.85%) Office 365
6 22 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.20%) PaaS
9 14 (1.05%) OneDrive
10 11 (0.83%) SaaS
11 10 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.75%) IaaS
12 9 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 8 (0.60%) G Suite
13 8 (0.60%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.60%) Heroku
14 7 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.16%) DNS
2 34 (2.55%) Firewall
3 30 (2.25%) DHCP
4 19 (1.43%) SAN
5 16 (1.20%) LAN
5 16 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (1.13%) HTTP
6 15 (1.13%) WAN
7 13 (0.98%) Skype
8 12 (0.90%) Internet
9 11 (0.83%) SSL
10 10 (0.75%) Network Security
11 9 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.68%) IPv4
12 8 (0.60%) VPN
13 7 (0.53%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.53%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.45%) Wireless
15 5 (0.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.01%) Power BI
3 74 (5.56%) Big Data
4 68 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 53 (3.98%) NoSQL
7 39 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (1.88%) Data Lake
9 25 (1.88%) MySQL
10 24 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (1.58%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (1.50%) Amazon Aurora
15 17 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 74 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.21%) JIRA
3 33 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.73%) TeamCity
5 16 (1.20%) GitLab
6 14 (1.05%) Selenium
7 12 (0.90%) Axure RP
8 11 (0.83%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.83%) Postman
8 11 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 10 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.75%) webpack
10 9 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.45%) JUnit
12 6 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 388 (29.15%) Finance
2 152 (11.42%) Banking
3 94 (7.06%) Public Sector
4 64 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 63 (4.73%) Front Office
6 56 (4.21%) Marketing
7 40 (3.01%) Law
8 37 (2.78%) Legal
9 32 (2.40%) Retail
10 25 (1.88%) Telecoms
11 18 (1.35%) Advertising
12 17 (1.28%) German Language
13 14 (1.05%) Billing
14 13 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.90%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.90%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.68%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.60%) French Language
17 8 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 327 (24.57%) Developer
2 272 (20.44%) Analyst
3 99 (7.44%) Business Analyst
4 90 (6.76%) Consultant
5 88 (6.61%) Architect
6 73 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 53 (3.98%) Project Manager
8 47 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 43 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 42 (3.16%) Software Engineer
11 39 (2.93%) React Developer
12 38 (2.85%) C# Developer
13 36 (2.70%) Python Developer
13 36 (2.70%) SQL Developer
14 33 (2.48%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 31 (2.33%) .NET Developer
16 30 (2.25%) Data Engineer
16 30 (2.25%) Data Scientist
17 27 (2.03%) AWS Engineer
17 27 (2.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (6.69%) Web Services
2 87 (6.54%) React
3 78 (5.86%) HTML
4 67 (5.03%) .NET
5 64 (4.81%) AngularJS
6 63 (4.73%) CSS
7 59 (4.43%) REST
8 58 (4.36%) Node.js
9 43 (3.23%) XML
10 40 (3.01%) Kafka
11 30 (2.25%) Redux
12 26 (1.95%) .NET Framework
12 26 (1.95%) Entity Framework
13 22 (1.65%) HTML5
14 21 (1.58%) Pandas
15 20 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
15 20 (1.50%) SciPy
16 19 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (1.35%) gRPC
17 18 (1.35%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 71 (5.33%) User Experience
3 61 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
4 57 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 47 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 39 (2.93%) Fixed Income
7 37 (2.78%) Data Structures
8 34 (2.55%) Analytical Mindset
9 25 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 25 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (1.58%) FMCG
11 20 (1.50%) Reference Data
12 19 (1.43%) Taxonomies
13 15 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.90%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.83%) Mobile App
17 10 (0.75%) Derivative
17 10 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 139 (10.44%) Windows
2 129 (9.69%) Linux
3 56 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 54 (4.06%) Unix
5 40 (3.01%) Windows 10
6 24 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.50%) Android
9 20 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 20 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.35%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
12 11 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.38%) Solaris
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.23%) CentOS
16 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.15%) SUSE
16 2 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (34.34%) Problem-Solving
2 354 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (12.62%) Analytics
4 129 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (9.17%) Decision-Making
6 114 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 111 (8.34%) Migration
8 105 (7.89%) Project Management
9 99 (7.44%) Scrum
10 94 (7.06%) DevOps
11 92 (6.91%) Visualisation
12 88 (6.61%) Software Engineering
13 87 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 86 (6.46%) Computer Science
15 81 (6.09%) Risk Management
16 80 (6.01%) ITIL
17 70 (5.26%) Data Modelling
17 70 (5.26%) Test Automation
18 68 (5.11%) ETL
18 68 (5.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 275 (20.66%) SQL
2 190 (14.27%) Python
3 181 (13.60%) Java
4 150 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 102 (7.66%) C#
6 58 (4.36%) PowerShell
7 51 (3.83%) TypeScript
8 48 (3.61%) R
9 34 (2.55%) Scala
10 33 (2.48%) C
11 32 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.25%) C++
13 29 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 26 (1.95%) PHP
15 21 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 21 (1.58%) VBA
16 19 (1.43%) Ruby
16 19 (1.43%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.20%) ES6
18 12 (0.90%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 161 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 156 (11.72%) Degree
3 136 (10.22%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.73%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.20%) CISSP
8 15 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.90%) PMP
11 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.75%) CCNP
12 10 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.68%) CCIE
14 8 (0.60%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.60%) PhD
15 7 (0.53%) CCNA
15 7 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.18%) QA
2 50 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.65%) SLA
4 19 (1.43%) PMO
5 14 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 12 (0.90%) GDPR
7 10 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.68%) NCSC
8 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.53%) NIST
10 6 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
11 5 (0.38%) COBIT
11 5 (0.38%) IFRS
11 5 (0.38%) WCAG
12 4 (0.30%) EMIR
12 4 (0.30%) MiFID
13 3 (0.23%) RMADS
14 2 (0.15%) GAAP
14 2 (0.15%) GxP
14 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 43 (3.23%) Docker
3 27 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.75%) vSphere
7 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.30%) HDFS
9 4 (0.30%) XenApp
9 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.23%) NFS
11 2 (0.15%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.15%) Samba
11 2 (0.15%) vCloud
11 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 41 (3.08%) Terraform
3 21 (1.58%) SCCM
4 19 (1.43%) Ansible
5 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (0.90%) Puppet
7 11 (0.83%) Nagios
7 11 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.53%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.53%) Grafana
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (0.45%) vMotion
11 5 (0.38%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (0.38%) WSUS
12 4 (0.30%) Kibana
12 4 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 230 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 136 (10.22%) Oracle
3 48 (3.61%) SAP
4 40 (3.01%) Tableau
5 39 (2.93%) Google
6 34 (2.55%) VMware
7 33 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (2.40%) Cisco
9 23 (1.73%) HP
10 22 (1.65%) Adobe
11 20 (1.50%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.43%) Splunk
13 18 (1.35%) Dell
14 16 (1.20%) Sybase
15 14 (1.05%) Databricks
15 14 (1.05%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.98%) Alteryx
17 10 (0.75%) Citrix
17 10 (0.75%) Informatica
17 10 (0.75%) StreamSets