Period
to

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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 24 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,856 1,572 1,362
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.34% 6.51% 6.79%
As % of the General category 12.17% 11.37% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,845 1,002 883
10th Percentile £359 £325 £264
25th Percentile £463 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £539 £488
Median % change year-on-year +6.73% +10.51% +0.52%
75th Percentile £738 £650 £600
90th Percentile £800 £763 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 46
10th Percentile £25.02 £16.45 £14.44
25th Percentile £30.63 £18.25 £17.96
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.25 £26.75
Median % change year-on-year +31.39% +28.04% +37.18%
75th Percentile £63.13 £50.09 £38.75
90th Percentile £72.50 £61.68 £47.19
England median hourly rate £39.50 £20.95 £21.32
% change year-on-year +88.54% -1.74% +16.61%

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,468 13,826 11,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 60.31% 57.24% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,958 9,796 7,914
10th Percentile £381 £350 £310
25th Percentile £475 £430 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £650 £625
90th Percentile £800 £725 £715
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 160 189
10th Percentile £18.95 £14.73 £12.76
25th Percentile £25.68 £19.69 £17.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% +19.57% +15.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £38.75
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £19.85
% change year-on-year -1.70% +10.83% +4.83%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +12 304 £550 +5.26% 79
West London +13 52 £500 -2.44% 28
South London +3 27 £638 +24.39% 8
East London +4 20 £738 +227.27% 32
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,510 (52.87%) Social Skills
2 1,147 (40.16%) Problem-Solving
3 1,074 (37.61%) Agile
4 1,029 (36.03%) Finance
5 651 (22.79%) SQL
6 531 (18.59%) Python
7 454 (15.90%) Analytics
8 448 (15.69%) Banking
9 397 (13.90%) DevOps
10 362 (12.68%) Microsoft
11 358 (12.54%) Azure
12 356 (12.46%) Java
13 355 (12.43%) Decision-Making
14 348 (12.18%) Degree
15 330 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 305 (10.68%) Project Management
17 303 (10.61%) AWS
18 294 (10.29%) CI/CD
19 292 (10.22%) Scrum
20 261 (9.14%) Data Modelling
21 258 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
22 257 (9.00%) JIRA
23 250 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
24 249 (8.72%) Oracle
25 248 (8.68%) Data Analysis
26 247 (8.65%) SQL Server
27 242 (8.47%) Business Analysis
27 242 (8.47%) Presentation Skills
28 237 (8.30%) Front Office
29 217 (7.60%) Linux

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
1 122 (4.27%) Confluence
2 78 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 77 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 44 (1.54%) SAS
5 36 (1.26%) Apache
6 29 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 17 (0.60%) Ethereum
9 15 (0.53%) MQSeries
9 15 (0.53%) MTS
9 15 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
10 14 (0.49%) CMS
10 14 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.35%) nginx
13 9 (0.32%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.28%) JBoss
14 8 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
15 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 258 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 121 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
4 62 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.23%) Sketch
6 27 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.70%) Chatbot
8 19 (0.67%) InVision
8 19 (0.67%) SPSS
9 18 (0.63%) Zeplin
10 17 (0.60%) Adobe XD
11 14 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (0.32%) Photoshop
14 7 (0.25%) Stata
15 6 (0.21%) Open Workbench
16 2 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
17 1 (0.035%) Oracle Smart View
17 1 (0.035%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 15 (0.53%) BondVision
3 10 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.32%) RMDS
5 8 (0.28%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.18%) CA PPM
7 5 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.18%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.14%) Bloomberg AIM
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 358 (12.54%) Azure
2 303 (10.61%) AWS
3 185 (6.48%) Power Platform
4 122 (4.27%) GCP
5 86 (3.01%) GitHub
6 80 (2.80%) SaaS
7 78 (2.73%) Microsoft 365
8 74 (2.59%) PaaS
9 68 (2.38%) IaaS
10 56 (1.96%) Serverless
11 46 (1.61%) Google Analytics
12 40 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
13 36 (1.26%) Google Data Studio
14 29 (1.02%) Amazon S3
14 29 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
15 27 (0.95%) Veeva
16 26 (0.91%) Snowflake
17 25 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
18 24 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.47%) Firewall
2 40 (1.40%) WAN
3 36 (1.26%) DNS
4 32 (1.12%) Internet
5 31 (1.09%) FIX Connectivity
5 31 (1.09%) Network Security
6 24 (0.84%) LAN
7 22 (0.77%) VPN
8 19 (0.67%) SSH
8 19 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 18 (0.63%) HTTP
9 18 (0.63%) Wireless
10 17 (0.60%) DHCP
10 17 (0.60%) Multicast
11 16 (0.56%) SD-WAN
12 14 (0.49%) MPLS
13 12 (0.42%) VLAN
14 10 (0.35%) IPsec
15 9 (0.32%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 168 (5.88%) Power BI
3 143 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
4 130 (4.55%) Tableau
5 115 (4.03%) Big Data
6 98 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 78 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 55 (1.93%) Metadata
9 47 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 47 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 44 (1.54%) Data Lake
10 44 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (1.37%) Data Mining
13 35 (1.23%) BigQuery
14 34 (1.19%) MySQL
14 34 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (0.98%) Oracle Database
16 27 (0.95%) Apache Hive
16 27 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 257 (9.00%) JIRA
2 172 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 171 (5.99%) Jenkins
4 63 (2.21%) GitLab
5 49 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 36 (1.26%) ERwin
7 34 (1.19%) webpack
8 32 (1.12%) Artifactory
9 29 (1.02%) JUnit
10 28 (0.98%) Visual Studio
11 27 (0.95%) Maven
12 26 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
13 23 (0.81%) Bitbucket
14 22 (0.77%) Axure RP
14 22 (0.77%) Cucumber
15 20 (0.70%) Selenium
16 19 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (0.60%) Eclipse
17 17 (0.60%) Gradle
18 16 (0.56%) SonarQube
General
1 1,510 (52.87%) Social Skills
2 1,029 (36.03%) Finance
3 448 (15.69%) Banking
4 242 (8.47%) Presentation Skills
5 237 (8.30%) Front Office
6 165 (5.78%) Public Sector
7 160 (5.60%) Investment Banking
8 155 (5.43%) Influencing Skills
9 144 (5.04%) Marketing
10 110 (3.85%) Retail
11 88 (3.08%) Legal
12 83 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
13 73 (2.56%) Telecoms
14 69 (2.42%) Financial Institution
15 48 (1.68%) Back Office
16 39 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 36 (1.26%) Manufacturing
18 32 (1.12%) Games
19 30 (1.05%) Advertising
20 29 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 770 (26.96%) Analyst
2 522 (18.28%) Developer
3 380 (13.31%) Business Analyst
4 280 (9.80%) Architect
5 145 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 140 (4.90%) Data Analyst
7 133 (4.66%) Project Manager
8 123 (4.31%) Consultant
9 95 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
10 94 (3.29%) Data Architect
11 71 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
12 68 (2.38%) Front Office Developer
13 63 (2.21%) C# Developer
14 62 (2.17%) Data Scientist
15 61 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
16 60 (2.10%) Senior Developer
17 58 (2.03%) Python Developer
18 57 (2.00%) Software Engineer
19 55 (1.93%) Electronic Trading Developer
20 54 (1.89%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (6.69%) .NET
2 131 (4.59%) React
3 116 (4.06%) HTML
4 98 (3.43%) REST
5 95 (3.33%) Kafka
6 82 (2.87%) FIX Protocol
7 79 (2.77%) AngularJS
7 79 (2.77%) CSS
8 75 (2.63%) Node.js
9 67 (2.35%) XML
10 66 (2.31%) Spring
11 62 (2.17%) Web Services
12 56 (1.96%) Pandas
13 55 (1.93%) HTML5
14 50 (1.75%) .NET Framework
15 45 (1.58%) JSON
16 44 (1.54%) Rendezvous
17 43 (1.51%) ASP.NET
18 42 (1.47%) RESTful
19 40 (1.40%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 160 (5.60%) Algorithms
2 149 (5.22%) User Experience
3 140 (4.90%) Fixed Income
4 129 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 125 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
6 118 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 117 (4.10%) Data Structures
8 101 (3.54%) Derivative
9 74 (2.59%) Analytical Mindset
10 58 (2.03%) Data Centre
11 48 (1.68%) Virtual Team
12 46 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 45 (1.58%) Cloud Native
14 43 (1.51%) Public Cloud
15 38 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 37 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
17 32 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (1.12%) SWIFT
18 31 (1.09%) PMI
19 28 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 217 (7.60%) Linux
2 189 (6.62%) Windows
3 111 (3.89%) Unix
4 44 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (1.33%) Android
6 35 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 29 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 14 (0.49%) VMS
9 12 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.39%) CentOS
11 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.25%) zOS
14 6 (0.21%) Solaris
14 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
16 3 (0.11%) HPUX
16 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,147 (40.16%) Problem-Solving
2 1,074 (37.61%) Agile
3 454 (15.90%) Analytics
4 397 (13.90%) DevOps
5 355 (12.43%) Decision-Making
6 330 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 305 (10.68%) Project Management
8 294 (10.29%) CI/CD
9 292 (10.22%) Scrum
10 261 (9.14%) Data Modelling
11 250 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
12 248 (8.68%) Data Analysis
13 242 (8.47%) Business Analysis
14 214 (7.49%) Visualisation
15 201 (7.04%) Migration
16 180 (6.30%) Test Automation
17 168 (5.88%) Project Delivery
18 163 (5.71%) SDLC
19 162 (5.67%) Risk Management
19 162 (5.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 651 (22.79%) SQL
2 531 (18.59%) Python
3 356 (12.46%) Java
4 195 (6.83%) C#
5 168 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 128 (4.48%) C++
7 114 (3.99%) R
8 94 (3.29%) TypeScript
9 65 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 64 (2.24%) Scala
11 53 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 50 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 49 (1.72%) C
14 39 (1.37%) Bash
15 31 (1.09%) Go
15 31 (1.09%) VBA
16 25 (0.88%) Perl
16 25 (0.88%) T-SQL
17 19 (0.67%) ES6
17 19 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 348 (12.18%) Degree
2 145 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 126 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 83 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 32 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
7 29 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 24 (0.84%) CISSP
8 24 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.81%) CCNP
10 21 (0.74%) CBAP
11 20 (0.70%) CISM
12 19 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.67%) PMP
13 15 (0.53%) CCNA
13 15 (0.53%) CISA
14 14 (0.49%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.46%) CFA
15 13 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (7.32%) QA
2 89 (3.12%) Data Quality
3 82 (2.87%) PMO
4 52 (1.82%) GDPR
5 47 (1.65%) Accessibility
6 37 (1.30%) SLA
7 23 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (0.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 22 (0.77%) Good Clinical Practice
8 22 (0.77%) GxP
9 20 (0.70%) IFRS
10 18 (0.63%) Solvency II
11 17 (0.60%) COBIT
11 17 (0.60%) WCAG
12 16 (0.56%) IFRS 17
12 16 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.49%) GRC
13 14 (0.49%) MiFID
14 13 (0.46%) NIST
15 11 (0.39%) EMIR
System Software
1 130 (4.55%) Docker
2 44 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.46%) HDFS
6 11 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.21%) GridGain
9 6 (0.21%) vSphere
10 5 (0.18%) XenApp
11 4 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.14%) NFS
11 4 (0.14%) Samba
11 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.11%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.070%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 140 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 123 (4.31%) Ansible
3 122 (4.27%) Terraform
4 37 (1.30%) Puppet
5 33 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 24 (0.84%) Grafana
7 20 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 17 (0.60%) Prometheus
10 15 (0.53%) Nagios
11 14 (0.49%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.46%) Kibana
13 11 (0.39%) HP ALM
14 10 (0.35%) SCCM
15 9 (0.32%) vCenter Server
16 8 (0.28%) logstash
16 8 (0.28%) Salt
17 7 (0.25%) BladeLogic
17 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
18 6 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 362 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 249 (8.72%) Oracle
3 124 (4.34%) Google
4 78 (2.73%) ION Trading
5 75 (2.63%) SAP
6 57 (2.00%) Adobe
7 53 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 51 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (1.72%) Databricks
9 49 (1.72%) Splunk
10 47 (1.65%) VMware
11 45 (1.58%) Cisco
11 45 (1.58%) ServiceNow
12 44 (1.54%) TIBCO
13 42 (1.47%) Bloomberg
14 40 (1.40%) IBM
15 26 (0.91%) Alteryx
16 21 (0.74%) Sparx
16 21 (0.74%) Workday
17 20 (0.70%) F5