Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 3155 2574 2951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.68% 5.83% 6.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.25% 16.09% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2113 1679 1953
London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £307 £256 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 42 46
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.07% +5.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.09 £14.94
90th Percentile £34.12 £50.00 £55.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.05% +4.22%

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 18290 15993 17210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.73% 36.23% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13164 11261 12070
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.77% +1.06% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 256 283
London median hourly rate £20.97 £20.00 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% -4.35% +16.17%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £50.00 £45.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.08
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.82% +9.03%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +7 567 £500 +5.26% 93
West London -1 134 £405 +4.08% 26
South London +19 122 £475 +11.76% 10
East London +4 78 £450 +12.50% 13
North London -10 5 £375 +18.11% 5
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 1075 (34.07%) Finance
2 789 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
3 742 (23.52%) SQL
4 594 (18.83%) Java
5 493 (15.63%) Banking
6 461 (14.61%) Degree
7 457 (14.48%) Project Management
8 441 (13.98%) Analytics
9 423 (13.41%) Python
10 417 (13.22%) Microsoft
11 382 (12.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 323 (10.24%) Front Office
13 320 (10.14%) JavaScript
14 309 (9.79%) Linux
15 294 (9.32%) SQL Server
16 290 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 275 (8.72%) Oracle
17 275 (8.72%) C#
18 271 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
19 269 (8.53%) Windows
20 263 (8.34%) Unix
21 262 (8.30%) HTML
22 247 (7.83%) SDLC
23 234 (7.42%) Data Modelling
24 231 (7.32%) Scrum
25 229 (7.26%) Security Cleared
26 219 (6.94%) ITIL
27 213 (6.75%) QA
28 211 (6.69%) Data Analysis
28 211 (6.69%) Business Analysis

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
1 103 (3.26%) Apache Spark
2 91 (2.88%) SAS
3 88 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 66 (2.09%) Confluence
5 61 (1.93%) Apache
6 55 (1.74%) CMS
6 55 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (1.05%) IIS
8 32 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 31 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 29 (0.92%) JBoss
11 26 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 25 (0.79%) Apache Pig
13 20 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 20 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.60%) Skype for Business
15 17 (0.54%) MS Exchange
16 14 (0.44%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 382 (12.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 210 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
3 141 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 111 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 61 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
6 55 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.38%) SPSS
8 11 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.22%) Stata
12 4 (0.13%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.095%) Mingle
13 3 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.095%) Weka
14 2 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.063%) EViews
14 2 (0.063%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 49 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 15 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.48%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.29%) Workday HCM
6 8 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.22%) Magento
7 7 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 7 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.19%) CA PPM
8 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 166 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (2.54%) Office 365
4 65 (2.06%) Google Analytics
5 48 (1.52%) SaaS
6 37 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (1.08%) GitHub
8 32 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (0.86%) PaaS
11 25 (0.79%) IaaS
12 22 (0.70%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.63%) Force.com
14 19 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
15 17 (0.54%) Route 53
15 17 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
15 17 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.44%) AdWords
17 11 (0.35%) Yammer
18 10 (0.32%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.19%) Firewall
2 63 (2.00%) Internet
3 52 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 51 (1.62%) WAN
5 42 (1.33%) LAN
6 39 (1.24%) VPN
7 33 (1.05%) HTTP
8 31 (0.98%) DNS
9 29 (0.92%) Network Security
10 26 (0.82%) SAN
11 24 (0.76%) SMS
12 22 (0.70%) LDAP
13 20 (0.63%) SSL
14 18 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (0.44%) Kerberos
15 14 (0.44%) MPLS
15 14 (0.44%) VoIP
16 13 (0.41%) BGP
16 13 (0.41%) DHCP
16 13 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 201 (6.37%) Big Data
3 152 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 140 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 134 (4.25%) Hadoop
6 91 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 83 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 69 (2.19%) Data Mining
10 66 (2.09%) Apache Hive
11 60 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 60 (1.90%) Power BI
12 59 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 51 (1.62%) HBase
14 48 (1.52%) QlikView
15 47 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
15 47 (1.49%) MySQL
16 37 (1.17%) DB2
16 37 (1.17%) Impala
17 33 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 179 (5.67%) JIRA
2 141 (4.47%) Jenkins
3 113 (3.58%) Git (software)
4 66 (2.09%) Subversion
5 61 (1.93%) Cucumber
6 54 (1.71%) Selenium
7 47 (1.49%) Maven
8 45 (1.43%) TeamCity
9 33 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (0.95%) JUnit
11 26 (0.82%) WebDriver
12 23 (0.73%) Visual Studio
13 22 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (0.63%) JMeter
15 19 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 17 (0.54%) Appium
17 16 (0.51%) Eclipse
18 12 (0.38%) Jasmine
19 11 (0.35%) TestNG
20 10 (0.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 1075 (34.07%) Finance
2 493 (15.63%) Banking
3 323 (10.24%) Front Office
4 193 (6.12%) Marketing
5 170 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 136 (4.31%) Retail
7 100 (3.17%) Legal
8 83 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 80 (2.54%) Financial Institution
10 45 (1.43%) Publishing
11 44 (1.39%) Advertising
12 40 (1.27%) Back Office
13 32 (1.01%) Law
14 30 (0.95%) German Language
14 30 (0.95%) Retail Banking
15 28 (0.89%) Games
15 28 (0.89%) Manufacturing
16 26 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.67%) Italian Language
18 19 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 869 (27.54%) Analyst
2 754 (23.90%) Developer
3 416 (13.19%) Business Analyst
4 210 (6.66%) Java Developer
5 182 (5.77%) Consultant
6 163 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 149 (4.72%) Data Analyst
8 148 (4.69%) Architect
9 110 (3.49%) C# Developer
10 82 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
11 80 (2.54%) Senior Developer
12 65 (2.06%) Data Scientist
13 55 (1.74%) C++ Developer
13 55 (1.74%) Python Developer
14 52 (1.65%) SQL Developer
15 48 (1.52%) Front Office Developer
15 48 (1.52%) Support Engineer
16 47 (1.49%) JavaScript Developer
16 47 (1.49%) Senior Business Analyst
17 46 (1.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (8.30%) HTML
2 192 (6.09%) .NET
3 173 (5.48%) Web Services
4 166 (5.26%) HTML5
5 161 (5.10%) CSS
6 122 (3.87%) AngularJS
7 103 (3.26%) XML
8 79 (2.50%) Spring
9 70 (2.22%) REST
10 64 (2.03%) jQuery
11 58 (1.84%) Node.js
12 55 (1.74%) React
13 50 (1.58%) RESTful
14 49 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
15 48 (1.52%) JMS
16 47 (1.49%) CSS3
17 45 (1.43%) Middleware
18 43 (1.36%) Kafka
19 37 (1.17%) WPF
20 36 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 194 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 144 (4.56%) User Experience
3 143 (4.53%) Fixed Income
4 137 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 134 (4.25%) Management Information System
6 111 (3.52%) Derivative
7 97 (3.07%) Equities
8 89 (2.82%) Algorithms
9 77 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 65 (2.06%) Mobile App
11 50 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
12 49 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
13 47 (1.49%) Data Centre
14 45 (1.43%) Virtual Team
15 39 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
15 39 (1.24%) NHS
16 37 (1.17%) Fintech
17 34 (1.08%) Market Risk
18 29 (0.92%) Credit Risk
19 27 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 309 (9.79%) Linux
2 269 (8.53%) Windows
3 263 (8.34%) Unix
4 62 (1.97%) Android
5 54 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 53 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 49 (1.55%) Windows 10
9 30 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.51%) CentOS
12 10 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.32%) Solaris
13 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.13%) AIX
16 4 (0.13%) VMS
16 4 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (14.48%) Project Management
3 441 (13.98%) Analytics
4 290 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 271 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
6 247 (7.83%) SDLC
7 234 (7.42%) Data Modelling
8 231 (7.32%) Scrum
9 219 (6.94%) ITIL
10 211 (6.69%) Business Analysis
10 211 (6.69%) Data Analysis
11 209 (6.62%) Migration
12 205 (6.50%) Risk Management
13 190 (6.02%) OO
14 174 (5.52%) Visualisation
15 161 (5.10%) Multithreading
15 161 (5.10%) Test Automation
16 158 (5.01%) Change Management
17 156 (4.94%) Mathematics
18 140 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 742 (23.52%) SQL
2 594 (18.83%) Java
3 423 (13.41%) Python
4 320 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 275 (8.72%) C#
6 175 (5.55%) C++
7 112 (3.55%) R
8 96 (3.04%) VBA
9 91 (2.88%) Perl
10 84 (2.66%) Scala
11 77 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 75 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 59 (1.87%) Ruby
14 55 (1.74%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.62%) C
16 50 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 47 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 24 (0.76%) PHP
19 22 (0.70%) ES6
20 19 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 461 (14.61%) Degree
2 229 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 137 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 97 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 60 (1.90%) PhD
6 48 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 39 (1.24%) CISSP
8 36 (1.14%) ISEB
9 33 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 32 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (0.95%) CISM
12 28 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
13 27 (0.86%) PMI Certification
14 25 (0.79%) Master's Degree
15 23 (0.73%) PMP
16 22 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
17 21 (0.67%) CISA
18 17 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 16 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (6.75%) QA
2 95 (3.01%) PMO
3 92 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 53 (1.68%) GDPR
5 45 (1.43%) MiFID
6 36 (1.14%) SLA
7 25 (0.79%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (0.60%) EMIR
10 14 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
11 13 (0.41%) GxP
12 12 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
12 12 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.25%) IFRS
14 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.19%) PSD2
16 5 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
17 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 106 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 61 (1.93%) Docker
3 43 (1.36%) HDFS
4 28 (0.89%) Apache Flume
5 26 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.22%) vSphere
11 6 (0.19%) XenApp
12 4 (0.13%) Firmware
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.095%) KVM
14 2 (0.063%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.063%) NFS
14 2 (0.063%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (1.52%) Ansible
2 44 (1.39%) Puppet
3 31 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.95%) SCCM
5 29 (0.92%) Terraform
6 27 (0.86%) Kubernetes
6 27 (0.86%) Oozie
7 22 (0.70%) Kibana
8 16 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
9 14 (0.44%) Ambari
10 13 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.41%) logstash
11 12 (0.38%) Grafana
12 11 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
13 10 (0.32%) Fluentd
13 10 (0.32%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.32%) Rancher
14 9 (0.29%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 8 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 417 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 275 (8.72%) Oracle
3 133 (4.22%) Tableau
4 113 (3.58%) Google
5 92 (2.92%) SAP
6 82 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 72 (2.28%) IBM
8 68 (2.16%) Adobe
9 65 (2.06%) Cisco
10 62 (1.97%) Bloomberg
10 62 (1.97%) Sybase
11 45 (1.43%) HP
12 44 (1.39%) VMware
13 42 (1.33%) Splunk
14 41 (1.30%) Citrix
15 37 (1.17%) Workday
16 31 (0.98%) Red Hat
17 28 (0.89%) TIBCO
18 27 (0.86%) Informatica
18 27 (0.86%) Perforce