Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,830 2,614 3,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.50% 5.94% 6.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.95% 16.88% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,172 1,698 1,997
London median daily rate £488 £480 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -2.54% +9.44%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £285
90th Percentile £686 £688 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 62
London median hourly rate £23.70 £19.85 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -9.36% +4.14%
10th Percentile £14.38 £14.29 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.12 £48.00 £30.68
England median hourly rate £23.66 £19.85 £19.34
% change year-on-year +19.21% +2.64% +10.51%

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 9,656 15,483 17,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.31% 35.19% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,694 10,944 12,348
London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 268 266
London median hourly rate £26.48 £23.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +1.08% +3.33%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.29
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.88 £47.83
England median hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year +11.90% -3.58% +14.54%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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 +11 363 £475 - 158
West London +2 119 £400 -5.88% 62
South London +20 57 £475 +5.56% 31
East London -2 25 £413 -21.43% 30
North London +15 11 £438 -32.69% 10
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 681 (37.21%) Problem-Solving
2 579 (31.64%) Finance
3 518 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
4 370 (20.22%) SQL
5 337 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 275 (15.03%) Degree
7 265 (14.48%) Analytics
8 248 (13.55%) JavaScript
9 235 (12.84%) Python
10 216 (11.80%) Azure
11 208 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
12 202 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
13 201 (10.98%) Java
14 192 (10.49%) SQL Server
15 190 (10.38%) Project Management
16 182 (9.95%) Banking
17 174 (9.51%) Visualisation
18 173 (9.45%) Computer Science
18 173 (9.45%) C#
19 162 (8.85%) AWS
20 156 (8.52%) Windows
21 150 (8.20%) HTML
21 150 (8.20%) Migration
21 150 (8.20%) React
22 147 (8.03%) Scrum
23 136 (7.43%) Security Cleared
24 134 (7.32%) Oracle
24 134 (7.32%) CSS
25 133 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
26 131 (7.16%) .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 53 (2.90%) Confluence
2 45 (2.46%) Apache Spark
3 44 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.42%) IIS
5 25 (1.37%) SAS
6 21 (1.15%) CMS
7 18 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 14 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.60%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.55%) Apache
15 9 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 208 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 78 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
4 55 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (1.37%) Sketch
7 13 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.60%) InVision
8 11 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.38%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.22%) UserZoom
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.16%) SPSS
11 3 (0.16%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.11%) Stata
13 1 (0.055%) Figma
13 1 (0.055%) Snagit
13 1 (0.055%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 16 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.27%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.27%) Magento
6 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 216 (11.80%) Azure
2 162 (8.85%) AWS
3 128 (6.99%) Power Platform
4 72 (3.93%) GCP
5 53 (2.90%) Office 365
6 24 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 24 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
7 20 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (1.09%) GitHub
8 19 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 19 (1.04%) Serverless
9 16 (0.87%) PaaS
10 15 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
11 14 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (0.77%) OneDrive
11 14 (0.77%) SaaS
12 13 (0.71%) Heroku
12 13 (0.71%) IaaS
13 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.68%) Firewall
2 28 (1.53%) DNS
3 27 (1.48%) Internet
4 25 (1.37%) WAN
5 23 (1.26%) HTTP
6 22 (1.20%) DHCP
7 19 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 17 (0.93%) LAN
9 17 (0.93%) VPN
10 15 (0.82%) Network Security
11 13 (0.71%) Skype
11 13 (0.71%) SSL
12 12 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (0.60%) BGP
13 11 (0.60%) SAN
13 11 (0.60%) VoIP
14 10 (0.55%) Multicast
14 10 (0.55%) OSPF
14 10 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.99%) Power BI
3 109 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
4 106 (5.79%) Big Data
5 62 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 59 (3.22%) NoSQL
6 59 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (1.97%) Flink
10 35 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (1.69%) Data Mining
12 27 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.31%) Data Lake
15 22 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
15 22 (1.20%) QlikView
16 17 (0.93%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.93%) MySQL
17 16 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 122 (6.67%) JIRA
2 105 (5.74%) Git (software)
3 62 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.42%) Selenium
5 25 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.31%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 18 (0.98%) webpack
9 16 (0.87%) GitLab
10 15 (0.82%) Postman
11 14 (0.77%) Bitbucket
12 12 (0.66%) Axure RP
12 12 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.55%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.49%) gulp
14 9 (0.49%) Maven
15 8 (0.44%) SonarQube
15 8 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 579 (31.64%) Finance
2 182 (9.95%) Banking
3 80 (4.37%) Marketing
4 72 (3.93%) Front Office
5 64 (3.50%) Public Sector
6 61 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 54 (2.95%) Retail
8 41 (2.24%) Legal
8 41 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 27 (1.48%) Publishing
11 26 (1.42%) Law
12 24 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.15%) Advertising
14 18 (0.98%) Billing
15 16 (0.87%) German Language
16 14 (0.77%) Games
16 14 (0.77%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.77%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 439 (23.99%) Analyst
2 429 (23.44%) Developer
3 153 (8.36%) Business Analyst
4 125 (6.83%) Architect
5 93 (5.08%) Data Analyst
6 86 (4.70%) Consultant
7 85 (4.64%) C# Developer
8 84 (4.59%) Project Manager
9 72 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 64 (3.50%) React Developer
11 54 (2.95%) Java Developer
12 50 (2.73%) Data Scientist
13 41 (2.24%) SQL Developer
14 39 (2.13%) Data Engineer
15 38 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 35 (1.91%) JavaScript Developer
17 33 (1.80%) Digital Developer
18 32 (1.75%) Administrator
18 32 (1.75%) Software Engineer
18 32 (1.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (8.20%) HTML
1 150 (8.20%) React
2 134 (7.32%) CSS
3 131 (7.16%) .NET
4 115 (6.28%) AngularJS
5 97 (5.30%) Web Services
6 79 (4.32%) Kafka
7 68 (3.72%) Node.js
8 67 (3.66%) REST
8 67 (3.66%) XML
9 57 (3.11%) Vue.js
10 55 (3.01%) JSON
11 39 (2.13%) Redux
12 32 (1.75%) Spring
13 27 (1.48%) RESTful
14 26 (1.42%) .NET Framework
15 25 (1.37%) HTML5
15 25 (1.37%) jQuery
15 25 (1.37%) TensorFlow
16 24 (1.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.96%) User Experience
2 89 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 85 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 84 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 77 (4.21%) Algorithms
6 68 (3.72%) Data Structures
7 55 (3.01%) Analytical Mindset
7 55 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 45 (2.46%) Equities
8 45 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
9 37 (2.02%) Fixed Income
10 36 (1.97%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.86%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.15%) FMCG
14 19 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.71%) Derivative
15 13 (0.71%) Social Media
16 11 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 156 (8.52%) Windows
2 111 (6.07%) Linux
3 64 (3.50%) Unix
4 54 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.19%) Android
6 37 (2.02%) Windows 10
7 34 (1.86%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 18 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.71%) Solaris
13 11 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.33%) CentOS
15 6 (0.33%) SUSE
16 5 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.22%) DC/OS
18 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (37.21%) Problem-Solving
2 518 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (14.48%) Analytics
4 202 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
5 190 (10.38%) Project Management
6 174 (9.51%) Visualisation
7 173 (9.45%) Computer Science
8 150 (8.20%) Migration
9 147 (8.03%) Scrum
10 133 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 131 (7.16%) TDD
12 130 (7.10%) DevOps
13 129 (7.05%) ITIL
13 129 (7.05%) Test Automation
14 125 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
15 117 (6.39%) OO
16 116 (6.34%) Decision-Making
17 109 (5.96%) Data Modelling
17 109 (5.96%) SDLC
18 107 (5.85%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 370 (20.22%) SQL
2 248 (13.55%) JavaScript
3 235 (12.84%) Python
4 201 (10.98%) Java
5 173 (9.45%) C#
6 69 (3.77%) R
7 61 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 56 (3.06%) TypeScript
9 44 (2.40%) Scala
10 38 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 30 (1.64%) C
12 28 (1.53%) Ruby
13 26 (1.42%) C++
14 25 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 25 (1.37%) PHP
15 24 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 24 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.26%) VBA
17 21 (1.15%) ES6
18 20 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 275 (15.03%) Degree
2 136 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.02%) Master's Degree
5 36 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (1.58%) CISSP
6 29 (1.58%) PhD
7 24 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.04%) PMP
10 18 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.77%) ISEB
13 13 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
14 12 (0.66%) GIAC
14 12 (0.66%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.60%) MCSE
16 10 (0.55%) CCNA
16 10 (0.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (6.45%) QA
2 42 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 37 (2.02%) PMO
4 30 (1.64%) SLA
5 18 (0.98%) GDPR
6 16 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 15 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.82%) NIST
8 12 (0.66%) NCSC
9 11 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.49%) IFRS
11 8 (0.44%) COBIT
12 6 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
12 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (0.33%) SEPA
13 5 (0.27%) EMIR
13 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.16%) GAAP
15 2 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 78 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 76 (4.15%) Docker
3 28 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.49%) HDFS
7 9 (0.49%) vSphere
8 8 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.27%) XenApp
12 4 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.11%) LXC
15 1 (0.055%) Postfix
15 1 (0.055%) vCloud
15 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (2.95%) Kubernetes
2 46 (2.51%) Terraform
3 31 (1.69%) SCCM
4 28 (1.53%) Ansible
5 21 (1.15%) Puppet
6 18 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.55%) Control-M
8 10 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.49%) Nagios
10 8 (0.44%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.33%) MIIS
11 6 (0.33%) WSUS
12 5 (0.27%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 337 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 134 (7.32%) Oracle
3 83 (4.54%) Google
4 76 (4.15%) Tableau
5 70 (3.83%) SAP
6 49 (2.68%) Cisco
7 46 (2.51%) Remedy
7 46 (2.51%) VMware
8 44 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (1.75%) Adobe
10 24 (1.31%) Citrix
10 24 (1.31%) IBM
11 21 (1.15%) Databricks
11 21 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.09%) ServiceNow
12 20 (1.09%) Teradata
13 19 (1.04%) Splunk
14 16 (0.87%) Apple
15 15 (0.82%) Juniper
15 15 (0.82%) Xamarin