Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,747 3,186 2,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.83% 6.71% 5.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.69% 17.44% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,797 2,135 1,686
London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £290 £307 £257
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 46
London median hourly rate £18.87 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +7.14% -0.14%
10th Percentile £14.24 £12.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £53.13 £34.36 £49.44
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.82 £17.75
% change year-on-year -5.65% +11.66% -4.16%

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 17,506 18,265 16,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.17% 38.46% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,636 13,104 11,327
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 233 264
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.90 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +13.09% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.68
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -12 524 £475 -5.00% 168
West London +18 227 £425 +3.69% 143
East London -14 86 £500 +11.42% 41
South London -32 81 £450 -5.26% 15
North London -4 7 £700 +86.67% 13
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 938 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
2 878 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 818 (29.78%) Finance
4 665 (24.21%) SQL
5 429 (15.62%) Analytics
6 386 (14.05%) Degree
7 382 (13.91%) Microsoft
8 372 (13.54%) Python
9 318 (11.58%) Project Management
10 314 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
11 311 (11.32%) Java
12 288 (10.48%) JavaScript
12 288 (10.48%) Banking
13 286 (10.41%) Scrum
14 278 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 271 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
16 264 (9.61%) SQL Server
17 260 (9.46%) C#
18 256 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
19 243 (8.85%) User Experience
19 243 (8.85%) HTML
20 225 (8.19%) .NET
21 219 (7.97%) SDLC
22 218 (7.94%) JIRA
23 217 (7.90%) Windows
24 212 (7.72%) CSS
25 211 (7.68%) QA
26 207 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
27 204 (7.43%) Computer Science
28 203 (7.39%) ETL

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
1 124 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 83 (3.02%) SAS
3 64 (2.33%) Confluence
4 61 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 57 (2.07%) CMS
6 53 (1.93%) Apache
7 35 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 33 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 30 (1.09%) IIS
10 26 (0.95%) Umbraco
11 19 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 18 (0.66%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.58%) Commerce Server
13 16 (0.58%) Skype for Business
14 14 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.47%) Ethereum
15 13 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.47%) nginx
16 12 (0.44%) Hyperledger
17 10 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 314 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 138 (5.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 125 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 67 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 49 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
6 30 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.36%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.36%) InVision
9 9 (0.33%) SPSS
10 6 (0.22%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.11%) Stata
13 2 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.073%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.036%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.036%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.036%) Mingle
14 1 (0.036%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 24 (0.87%) Workday HCM
2 20 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.44%) R3 Corda
4 9 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.29%) FastStats
5 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 7 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.15%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.15%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 256 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 207 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (2.91%) Office 365
4 63 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
4 63 (2.29%) Amazon S3
5 57 (2.07%) GitHub
6 50 (1.82%) SaaS
7 43 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (1.42%) Google Analytics
10 26 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.95%) PaaS
11 24 (0.87%) OpenShift
12 21 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
12 21 (0.76%) Heroku
12 21 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (0.62%) G Suite
15 15 (0.55%) Amazon Glacier
15 15 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.66%) Firewall
2 41 (1.49%) HTTP
3 39 (1.42%) WAN
4 38 (1.38%) Internet
5 30 (1.09%) LAN
6 26 (0.95%) DNS
6 26 (0.95%) SSL
7 22 (0.80%) Wireless
8 21 (0.76%) VPN
9 20 (0.73%) DMZ
10 18 (0.66%) SAN
11 17 (0.62%) BGP
11 17 (0.62%) Skype
12 15 (0.55%) TCP/IP
13 14 (0.51%) Intranet
13 14 (0.51%) Network Security
13 14 (0.51%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.47%) BIG-IP
14 13 (0.47%) DHCP
14 13 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 172 (6.26%) Big Data
3 153 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
3 153 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 122 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 112 (4.08%) Power BI
6 111 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 70 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (2.44%) Apache Hive
10 62 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 54 (1.97%) MongoDB
12 51 (1.86%) MySQL
13 45 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
14 43 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
15 42 (1.53%) Data Mining
16 40 (1.46%) Data Lake
17 33 (1.20%) HBase
18 31 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 218 (7.94%) JIRA
2 193 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 155 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 83 (3.02%) TeamCity
5 65 (2.37%) Selenium
6 52 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (1.57%) Maven
8 35 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 35 (1.27%) webpack
9 33 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 30 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 27 (0.98%) Bitbucket
11 27 (0.98%) JUnit
12 25 (0.91%) Appium
12 25 (0.91%) WebDriver
13 24 (0.87%) PostCSS
14 22 (0.80%) Subversion
15 20 (0.73%) Eclipse
16 18 (0.66%) Jasmine
16 18 (0.66%) Mocha
General
1 818 (29.78%) Finance
2 288 (10.48%) Banking
3 163 (5.93%) Marketing
4 160 (5.82%) Retail
5 118 (4.30%) Front Office
6 87 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 83 (3.02%) Legal
8 60 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 53 (1.93%) Financial Institution
10 48 (1.75%) Publishing
11 45 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 29 (1.06%) Law
13 27 (0.98%) Back Office
14 26 (0.95%) Advertising
15 20 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.73%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 17 (0.62%) Games
18 16 (0.58%) Spanish Language
19 15 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 731 (26.61%) Analyst
2 643 (23.41%) Developer
3 293 (10.67%) Business Analyst
4 136 (4.95%) Consultant
5 133 (4.84%) Architect
6 119 (4.33%) C# Developer
7 111 (4.04%) Project Manager
8 106 (3.86%) Data Analyst
9 72 (2.62%) Java Developer
10 69 (2.51%) Data Engineer
11 65 (2.37%) React Developer
12 56 (2.04%) Senior Developer
12 56 (2.04%) Test Analyst
13 55 (2.00%) Angular Developer
13 55 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
14 54 (1.97%) Data Scientist
15 53 (1.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 49 (1.78%) Designer
16 49 (1.78%) SQL Developer
17 48 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (8.85%) HTML
2 225 (8.19%) .NET
3 212 (7.72%) CSS
4 177 (6.44%) AngularJS
5 143 (5.21%) Web Services
6 125 (4.55%) HTML5
7 96 (3.49%) REST
8 92 (3.35%) React
9 84 (3.06%) ASP.NET
10 74 (2.69%) Node.js
11 70 (2.55%) CSS3
12 63 (2.29%) XML
13 59 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 58 (2.11%) Kafka
15 56 (2.04%) JSON
16 52 (1.89%) Redux
17 50 (1.82%) jQuery
18 49 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (1.71%) J2EE
19 47 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 243 (8.85%) User Experience
2 131 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
3 126 (4.59%) Algorithms
3 126 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 91 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 75 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 69 (2.51%) Fixed Income
7 63 (2.29%) Equities
8 51 (1.86%) Analytical Mindset
8 51 (1.86%) Fintech
9 49 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 44 (1.60%) Derivative
11 41 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 40 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 37 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
14 32 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 29 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
16 27 (0.98%) Credit Risk
16 27 (0.98%) FMCG
16 27 (0.98%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 217 (7.90%) Windows
2 187 (6.81%) Linux
3 144 (5.24%) Unix
4 48 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.60%) Windows 7
6 35 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 24 (0.87%) Android
9 23 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.80%) Windows 10
11 21 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.25%) Solaris
16 6 (0.22%) CentOS
16 6 (0.22%) DC/OS
17 5 (0.18%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
2 878 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (15.62%) Analytics
4 318 (11.58%) Project Management
5 286 (10.41%) Scrum
6 278 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 271 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
8 219 (7.97%) SDLC
9 204 (7.43%) Computer Science
10 203 (7.39%) ETL
11 202 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 189 (6.88%) Business Analysis
13 185 (6.73%) Decision-Making
14 182 (6.63%) DevOps
15 181 (6.59%) TDD
16 178 (6.48%) ITIL
17 177 (6.44%) Test Automation
18 175 (6.37%) Data Analysis
19 173 (6.30%) Risk Management
20 164 (5.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 665 (24.21%) SQL
2 372 (13.54%) Python
3 311 (11.32%) Java
4 288 (10.48%) JavaScript
5 260 (9.46%) C#
6 124 (4.51%) R
7 94 (3.42%) TypeScript
8 91 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 88 (3.20%) C++
10 52 (1.89%) Scala
11 48 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 45 (1.64%) VBA
13 44 (1.60%) Perl
14 43 (1.57%) C
15 42 (1.53%) ES6
16 39 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 28 (1.02%) PL/SQL
18 25 (0.91%) VB
19 24 (0.87%) PHP
20 19 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 386 (14.05%) Degree
2 163 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 127 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (2.11%) Master's Degree
6 44 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (1.42%) CISSP
8 38 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
9 36 (1.31%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.31%) PMI Certification
10 35 (1.27%) PhD
11 34 (1.24%) CISM
12 23 (0.84%) CCNA
12 23 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.76%) ISEB
14 19 (0.69%) CCNP
15 17 (0.62%) CISA
15 17 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (7.68%) QA
2 97 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 65 (2.37%) PMO
4 55 (2.00%) GDPR
5 36 (1.31%) SLA
6 19 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.58%) SEPA
8 14 (0.51%) PSD2
9 12 (0.44%) IFRS
9 12 (0.44%) MiFID
10 8 (0.29%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.22%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.22%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.15%) EMIR
13 4 (0.15%) TARGET2
14 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 81 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 75 (2.73%) Docker
3 48 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.55%) HDFS
6 14 (0.51%) NFS
6 14 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.18%) vSphere
12 4 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.073%) KVM
14 2 (0.073%) LXC
14 2 (0.073%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.073%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 65 (2.37%) Ansible
2 53 (1.93%) Kubernetes
3 37 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.16%) Terraform
5 31 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.69%) SCCM
7 17 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (0.51%) BladeLogic
8 14 (0.51%) Puppet
9 13 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
9 13 (0.47%) Rancher
9 13 (0.47%) vCenter Server
10 10 (0.36%) Control-M
10 10 (0.36%) Prometheus
10 10 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.33%) Grafana
12 8 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
12 8 (0.29%) Kibana
13 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.22%) Suricata
Vendors
1 382 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 182 (6.63%) Oracle
3 119 (4.33%) Tableau
4 114 (4.15%) Google
5 84 (3.06%) SAP
6 68 (2.48%) Splunk
7 62 (2.26%) VMware
8 60 (2.18%) Cisco
9 57 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (1.89%) Workday
11 46 (1.67%) Adobe
12 44 (1.60%) Hortonworks
13 43 (1.57%) Cloudera
13 43 (1.57%) HP
14 39 (1.42%) Citrix
15 26 (0.95%) Alteryx
15 26 (0.95%) Red Hat
16 25 (0.91%) IBM
16 25 (0.91%) Sybase
16 25 (0.91%) Twitter