Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,343 817 1,953
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.57% 5.78% 5.35%
As % of the General category 11.41% 9.73% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,575 514 1,289
10th Percentile £340 £263 £280
25th Percentile £425 £406 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £665 £613 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 42
10th Percentile £18.60 £19.00 £14.00
25th Percentile £23.75 £27.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate £43.00 £34.53 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +24.53% +53.47% +20.32%
75th Percentile £50.72 £37.00 £29.96
90th Percentile £59.13 £41.09 £39.38
England median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +13.64% +22.22%

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 20,533 8,398 20,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.60% 59.38% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,629 6,049 14,272
10th Percentile £363 £320 £310
25th Percentile £463 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £618
90th Percentile £750 £747 £700
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 87 266
10th Percentile £14.19 £14.10 £12.76
25th Percentile £18.94 £19.20 £16.40
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.89 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.37% +42.33% +10.53%
75th Percentile £48.94 £40.75 £30.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £53.85 £52.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.64% +17.65% +1.08%

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 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021. 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 +2 243 £538 +8.04% 156
West London -7 66 £395 -12.95% 50
East London -6 23 £726 +32.00% 49
South London +7 15 £550 +29.41% 17
North London -4 1 £145 -57.04% 8
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 1,160 (49.51%) Social Skills
2 859 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
3 827 (35.30%) Problem-Solving
4 758 (32.35%) Finance
5 652 (27.83%) SQL
6 450 (19.21%) Analytics
7 409 (17.46%) Python
8 385 (16.43%) Degree
9 374 (15.96%) Java
10 343 (14.64%) Azure
11 319 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
12 281 (11.99%) Microsoft
13 278 (11.87%) DevOps
14 274 (11.69%) Project Management
15 269 (11.48%) Scrum
16 266 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 260 (11.10%) Banking
18 242 (10.33%) Oracle
19 241 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
20 236 (10.07%) Visualisation
21 234 (9.99%) Data Modelling
22 226 (9.65%) AWS
22 226 (9.65%) Presentation Skills
23 218 (9.30%) C#
24 213 (9.09%) Marketing
25 212 (9.05%) Front Office
26 199 (8.49%) Data Analysis
26 199 (8.49%) Decision-Making
27 197 (8.41%) Power Platform
28 195 (8.32%) SQL Server

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 97 (4.14%) Apache Spark
2 69 (2.94%) Confluence
3 50 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 45 (1.92%) SAS
5 39 (1.66%) Apache
6 20 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
6 20 (0.85%) Jupyter
7 19 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 17 (0.73%) Tomcat
9 16 (0.68%) CMS
9 16 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
11 10 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.30%) IIS
13 6 (0.26%) JBoss
13 6 (0.26%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.26%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.17%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.17%) Drupal
14 4 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 241 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (5.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 97 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
4 62 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.68%) Sketch
8 14 (0.60%) SPSS
9 13 (0.55%) InVision
10 11 (0.47%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.47%) Zeplin
11 10 (0.43%) Stata
12 8 (0.34%) Figma
13 7 (0.30%) Adobe XD
14 6 (0.26%) PTC Creo
15 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
15 4 (0.17%) Windchill
16 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
16 3 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 13 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.38%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.26%) RMDS
3 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.26%) Teamcenter
3 6 (0.26%) Workfront
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
5 4 (0.17%) Summit
5 4 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 343 (14.64%) Azure
2 226 (9.65%) AWS
3 197 (8.41%) Power Platform
4 117 (4.99%) GCP
5 66 (2.82%) GitHub
6 61 (2.60%) Microsoft 365
7 57 (2.43%) PaaS
8 53 (2.26%) SaaS
9 50 (2.13%) Serverless
10 40 (1.71%) IaaS
11 33 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
12 30 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 27 (1.15%) Google Analytics
15 25 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
16 24 (1.02%) Amazon S3
17 21 (0.90%) Datadog
18 20 (0.85%) npm
19 19 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
19 19 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.41%) Firewall
2 29 (1.24%) HTTP
3 25 (1.07%) FIX Connectivity
3 25 (1.07%) WAN
4 21 (0.90%) DNS
5 20 (0.85%) VPN
6 18 (0.77%) LAN
7 16 (0.68%) Internet
7 16 (0.68%) Network Security
8 12 (0.51%) DHCP
9 10 (0.43%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.38%) SAN
10 9 (0.38%) Skype
11 8 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.30%) Broadband
12 7 (0.30%) Intranet
12 7 (0.30%) SSL
12 7 (0.30%) VLAN
12 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 193 (8.24%) Power BI
3 159 (6.79%) Tableau
4 150 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
5 115 (4.91%) Big Data
6 100 (4.27%) Relational Database
7 87 (3.71%) NoSQL
8 75 (3.20%) Data Lake
9 65 (2.77%) Metadata
10 57 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 54 (2.30%) BigQuery
12 46 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
13 42 (1.79%) MySQL
13 42 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 40 (1.71%) Data Mining
15 39 (1.66%) MongoDB
16 32 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
17 30 (1.28%) Looker
17 30 (1.28%) QlikView
18 29 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 188 (8.02%) JIRA
2 162 (6.91%) Git (software)
3 108 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 45 (1.92%) Maven
5 44 (1.88%) TeamCity
6 37 (1.58%) GitLab
7 36 (1.54%) Subversion
8 31 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.15%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.11%) Selenium
11 25 (1.07%) JUnit
12 24 (1.02%) SpecFlow
13 21 (0.90%) Gradle
14 18 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (0.73%) ERwin
15 17 (0.73%) Mocha
15 17 (0.73%) Postman
15 17 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 17 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 1,160 (49.51%) Social Skills
2 758 (32.35%) Finance
3 260 (11.10%) Banking
4 226 (9.65%) Presentation Skills
5 213 (9.09%) Marketing
6 212 (9.05%) Front Office
7 136 (5.80%) Public Sector
8 118 (5.04%) Investment Banking
9 114 (4.87%) Organisational Skills
10 104 (4.44%) Retail
11 77 (3.29%) Legal
12 74 (3.16%) Influencing Skills
13 52 (2.22%) Financial Institution
13 52 (2.22%) Telecoms
14 46 (1.96%) Back Office
15 34 (1.45%) Manufacturing
16 33 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
17 32 (1.37%) Advertising
18 26 (1.11%) German Language
19 25 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 542 (23.13%) Analyst
2 417 (17.80%) Developer
3 250 (10.67%) Business Analyst
4 172 (7.34%) Architect
5 135 (5.76%) Consultant
6 124 (5.29%) Java Developer
7 122 (5.21%) Data Analyst
8 102 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 94 (4.01%) Data Engineer
10 81 (3.46%) C# Developer
11 68 (2.90%) Data Scientist
12 61 (2.60%) Front Office Developer
13 56 (2.39%) Data Architect
14 48 (2.05%) Full Stack Developer
15 47 (2.01%) Senior Developer
16 46 (1.96%) Senior Consultant
17 44 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
18 41 (1.75%) Designer
19 40 (1.71%) Java Consultant
20 35 (1.49%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (6.40%) HTML
2 149 (6.36%) .NET
3 127 (5.42%) React
4 105 (4.48%) AngularJS
5 99 (4.23%) CSS
6 90 (3.84%) REST
7 85 (3.63%) Kafka
8 83 (3.54%) RESTful
9 76 (3.24%) Web Services
10 73 (3.12%) HTML5
11 71 (3.03%) Node.js
12 63 (2.69%) Spring
13 61 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
14 58 (2.48%) XML
15 57 (2.43%) JSON
16 51 (2.18%) .NET Framework
17 38 (1.62%) SOAP
18 33 (1.41%) Spring Boot
19 31 (1.32%) CSS3
19 31 (1.32%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 172 (7.34%) User Experience
2 132 (5.63%) Algorithms
3 120 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 109 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 100 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 94 (4.01%) Management Information System
7 89 (3.80%) Fixed Income
8 87 (3.71%) Analytical Mindset
9 57 (2.43%) Derivative
10 51 (2.18%) Virtual Team
11 45 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 35 (1.49%) Social Media
13 33 (1.41%) Equities
14 29 (1.24%) Mobile App
15 22 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (0.90%) FMCG
17 19 (0.81%) Market Risk
17 19 (0.81%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.83%) Windows
2 148 (6.32%) Linux
3 109 (4.65%) Unix
4 30 (1.28%) Android
5 24 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 22 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.34%) Solaris
12 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.13%) AIX
13 3 (0.13%) Debian
13 3 (0.13%) VMS
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (35.30%) Problem-Solving
3 450 (19.21%) Analytics
4 319 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
5 278 (11.87%) DevOps
6 274 (11.69%) Project Management
7 269 (11.48%) Scrum
8 266 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 236 (10.07%) Visualisation
10 234 (9.99%) Data Modelling
11 199 (8.49%) Data Analysis
11 199 (8.49%) Decision-Making
12 182 (7.77%) Migration
13 173 (7.38%) Computer Science
14 162 (6.91%) Data Science
15 150 (6.40%) Data Visualisation
16 149 (6.36%) Microservices
17 147 (6.27%) Test Automation
18 137 (5.85%) Electronic Trading
19 133 (5.68%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 652 (27.83%) SQL
2 409 (17.46%) Python
3 374 (15.96%) Java
4 218 (9.30%) C#
5 193 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 116 (4.95%) R
7 108 (4.61%) C++
8 91 (3.88%) TypeScript
9 56 (2.39%) Scala
10 55 (2.35%) VBA
11 53 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 48 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 46 (1.96%) C
14 36 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 29 (1.24%) Perl
16 26 (1.11%) ES6
16 26 (1.11%) Java 8
17 25 (1.07%) Go
18 23 (0.98%) Shell Script
18 23 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 385 (16.43%) Degree
2 118 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 90 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 58 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.02%) PMP
7 23 (0.98%) CISSP
7 23 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
8 22 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 21 (0.90%) CISM
10 19 (0.81%) CISA
11 17 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.55%) MBA
13 12 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.47%) CIMA
14 11 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.43%) CRISC
15 10 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.38%) AWS Certification
16 9 (0.38%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (7.13%) QA
2 87 (3.71%) Data Quality
3 61 (2.60%) GDPR
4 56 (2.39%) PMO
5 43 (1.84%) Accessibility
6 25 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.85%) COBIT
7 20 (0.85%) MiFID
8 16 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (0.64%) EMIR
10 14 (0.60%) WCAG
11 11 (0.47%) SLA
12 10 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.43%) NIST
13 9 (0.38%) GRC
13 9 (0.38%) ITGC
13 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
14 6 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
15 5 (0.21%) ISO 20022
16 3 (0.13%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 119 (5.08%) Docker
2 54 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.26%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.26%) vSphere
7 5 (0.21%) HDFS
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.13%) XenApp
9 2 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.085%) vCloud
9 2 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.085%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.043%) NFS
10 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.043%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (4.78%) Kubernetes
2 68 (2.90%) Ansible
3 54 (2.30%) Terraform
4 18 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
5 16 (0.68%) SCCM
6 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (0.47%) Grafana
8 10 (0.43%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 9 (0.38%) Control-M
9 9 (0.38%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.34%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.34%) HP ALM
11 7 (0.30%) Puppet
12 6 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.26%) Kibana
12 6 (0.26%) Nagios
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 281 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 242 (10.33%) Oracle
3 118 (5.04%) Google
4 96 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
5 75 (3.20%) SAP
6 70 (2.99%) Adobe
7 57 (2.43%) Databricks
8 39 (1.66%) Splunk
9 37 (1.58%) Alteryx
10 34 (1.45%) ION Trading
10 34 (1.45%) ServiceNow
11 31 (1.32%) VMware
12 29 (1.24%) Bloomberg
12 29 (1.24%) Cisco
13 27 (1.15%) Teradata
14 25 (1.07%) IBM
15 24 (1.02%) TIBCO
16 19 (0.81%) Citrix
16 19 (0.81%) Informatica
16 19 (0.81%) Remedy