Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,944 1,071 2,221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.47% 6.75% 5.50%
As % of the General category 11.20% 11.57% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,251 723 1,462
10th Percentile £325 £275 £288
25th Percentile £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% -1.03%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 40
10th Percentile £18.05 £17.30 £14.00
25th Percentile £18.38 £25.56 £16.50
Median hourly rate £30.40 £35.00 £21.34
Median % change year-on-year -13.14% +64.01% +14.12%
75th Percentile £49.31 £41.88 £29.97
90th Percentile £62.90 £47.40 £47.61
England median hourly rate £18.50 £21.26 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.98% +6.30% +14.29%

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 17,355 9,256 22,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.73% 58.31% 55.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,198 6,609 15,864
10th Percentile £356 £325 £319
25th Percentile £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £656 £638 £625
90th Percentile £738 £738 £700
England median daily rate £513 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +3.54% +4.21% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 139 289
10th Percentile £15.37 £13.95 £11.95
25th Percentile £20.00 £19.69 £15.34
Median hourly rate £29.56 £28.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.58% +33.33% -1.43%
75th Percentile £47.25 £45.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.05 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.47 £20.57 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.35% +2.85% +6.95%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -11 205 £510 +8.68% 134
West London -18 35 £468 +14.02% 54
East London -2 15 £300 -27.27% 49
South London -5 11 £525 +20.00% 11
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 896 (46.09%) Social Skills
2 691 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
3 674 (34.67%) Problem-Solving
4 574 (29.53%) Finance
5 552 (28.40%) SQL
6 401 (20.63%) Analytics
7 368 (18.93%) Python
8 312 (16.05%) Degree
9 296 (15.23%) Java
10 280 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
11 253 (13.01%) Azure
12 241 (12.40%) Banking
13 235 (12.09%) DevOps
14 220 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 217 (11.16%) Oracle
16 209 (10.75%) Project Management
17 194 (9.98%) Microsoft
18 193 (9.93%) Data Modelling
19 191 (9.83%) Visualisation
20 185 (9.52%) Scrum
20 185 (9.52%) Front Office
21 181 (9.31%) Marketing
22 179 (9.21%) Migration
23 177 (9.10%) AWS
23 177 (9.10%) Presentation Skills
24 172 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
25 171 (8.80%) Data Analysis
26 168 (8.64%) Decision-Making
27 166 (8.54%) JavaScript
28 160 (8.23%) User Experience

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 (4.99%) Apache Spark
2 58 (2.98%) Confluence
3 39 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 33 (1.70%) Apache
5 31 (1.59%) SAS
6 23 (1.18%) Jupyter
7 19 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.93%) CMS
9 16 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
10 13 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.31%) IIS
14 6 (0.31%) JBoss
14 6 (0.31%) nginx
14 6 (0.31%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.15%) Anypoint
15 3 (0.15%) Appian
Applications
1 172 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (4.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 64 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
4 49 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.87%) Sketch
8 14 (0.72%) InVision
8 14 (0.72%) Zeplin
9 12 (0.62%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.51%) Adobe XD
10 10 (0.51%) SPSS
11 9 (0.46%) Stata
12 8 (0.41%) Chatbot
13 6 (0.31%) Figma
13 6 (0.31%) UserZoom
14 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
16 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 11 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.41%) RMDS
3 8 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.31%) Workfront
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle AGIS
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Eikon
7 3 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 253 (13.01%) Azure
2 177 (9.10%) AWS
3 155 (7.97%) Power Platform
4 100 (5.14%) GCP
5 54 (2.78%) Microsoft 365
6 40 (2.06%) GitHub
7 39 (2.01%) SaaS
8 37 (1.90%) PaaS
9 34 (1.75%) IaaS
10 31 (1.59%) Google Analytics
11 30 (1.54%) Serverless
12 26 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
13 23 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
14 22 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (1.03%) npm
16 16 (0.82%) Heroku
17 15 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
18 14 (0.72%) Amazon S3
18 14 (0.72%) Azure Functions
18 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.65%) HTTP
2 23 (1.18%) DNS
3 20 (1.03%) Firewall
3 20 (1.03%) Internet
4 18 (0.93%) Network Security
5 16 (0.82%) DHCP
6 9 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.46%) WAN
7 8 (0.41%) LAN
8 7 (0.36%) Skype
9 6 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
9 6 (0.31%) Intranet
9 6 (0.31%) SSL
9 6 (0.31%) VPN
9 6 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.26%) FTP
10 5 (0.26%) IPv6
10 5 (0.26%) SAN
10 5 (0.26%) SSH
10 5 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (7.77%) Power BI
2 139 (7.15%) SQL Server
3 130 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
4 113 (5.81%) Tableau
5 105 (5.40%) Big Data
6 81 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 77 (3.96%) NoSQL
8 60 (3.09%) Metadata
9 54 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 49 (2.52%) Data Lake
11 47 (2.42%) BigQuery
12 40 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
13 38 (1.95%) Data Mining
14 37 (1.90%) MySQL
15 35 (1.80%) Looker
16 30 (1.54%) RDBMS
17 29 (1.49%) QlikView
18 24 (1.23%) MongoDB
18 24 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 23 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 159 (8.18%) JIRA
2 128 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 44 (2.26%) Maven
5 35 (1.80%) webpack
6 33 (1.70%) JUnit
7 30 (1.54%) Subversion
8 29 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 25 (1.29%) GitLab
9 25 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.18%) Visual Studio
11 22 (1.13%) Gradle
12 18 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
13 17 (0.87%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.82%) Artifactory
15 15 (0.77%) Selenium
15 15 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (0.72%) Mocha
16 14 (0.72%) Postman
17 13 (0.67%) Grunt
General
1 896 (46.09%) Social Skills
2 574 (29.53%) Finance
3 241 (12.40%) Banking
4 185 (9.52%) Front Office
5 181 (9.31%) Marketing
6 177 (9.10%) Presentation Skills
7 132 (6.79%) Public Sector
8 116 (5.97%) Investment Banking
9 84 (4.32%) Retail
10 76 (3.91%) Organisational Skills
11 61 (3.14%) Influencing Skills
12 58 (2.98%) Legal
13 51 (2.62%) Telecoms
14 35 (1.80%) Financial Institution
15 33 (1.70%) Back Office
16 32 (1.65%) Manufacturing
17 31 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
18 26 (1.34%) French Language
19 22 (1.13%) Publishing
20 21 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 448 (23.05%) Analyst
2 351 (18.06%) Developer
3 194 (9.98%) Business Analyst
4 131 (6.74%) Architect
5 123 (6.33%) Consultant
6 110 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 90 (4.63%) Data Analyst
8 85 (4.37%) Data Engineer
9 83 (4.27%) Project Manager
10 70 (3.60%) Data Scientist
11 61 (3.14%) C# Developer
12 48 (2.47%) Data Architect
13 47 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
14 44 (2.26%) Senior Consultant
15 43 (2.21%) Full Stack Developer
16 35 (1.80%) Data Modeller
17 34 (1.75%) Designer
18 31 (1.59%) React Developer
18 31 (1.59%) Senior Developer
19 29 (1.49%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (8.18%) HTML
2 113 (5.81%) .NET
3 103 (5.30%) CSS
3 103 (5.30%) React
4 100 (5.14%) AngularJS
5 89 (4.58%) REST
6 87 (4.48%) Kafka
7 75 (3.86%) Web Services
8 71 (3.65%) Node.js
9 68 (3.50%) HTML5
10 66 (3.40%) Spring
11 48 (2.47%) XML
12 41 (2.11%) RESTful
13 38 (1.95%) GraphQL
14 37 (1.90%) Redux
15 36 (1.85%) Spring Boot
16 35 (1.80%) SOAP
17 34 (1.75%) JSON
18 30 (1.54%) Jest
18 30 (1.54%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.23%) User Experience
2 126 (6.48%) Algorithms
3 120 (6.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 87 (4.48%) Data Structures
5 85 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 74 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
7 73 (3.76%) Analytical Mindset
8 67 (3.45%) Fixed Income
9 46 (2.37%) Derivative
10 42 (2.16%) Virtual Team
11 41 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.75%) Data Centre
13 29 (1.49%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.49%) Social Media
14 27 (1.39%) Mobile App
15 20 (1.03%) Equities
15 20 (1.03%) FMCG
15 20 (1.03%) Reinsurance
16 19 (0.98%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.93%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 107 (5.50%) Linux
2 97 (4.99%) Windows
3 77 (3.96%) Unix
4 31 (1.59%) Android
5 24 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.26%) Solaris
12 4 (0.21%) CentOS
13 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.10%) AIX
14 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.051%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (34.67%) Problem-Solving
3 401 (20.63%) Analytics
4 280 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
5 235 (12.09%) DevOps
6 220 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 209 (10.75%) Project Management
8 193 (9.93%) Data Modelling
9 191 (9.83%) Visualisation
10 185 (9.52%) Scrum
11 179 (9.21%) Migration
12 171 (8.80%) Data Analysis
13 168 (8.64%) Decision-Making
14 158 (8.13%) Computer Science
15 145 (7.46%) Data Science
16 132 (6.79%) Mathematics
17 123 (6.33%) Business Analysis
18 115 (5.92%) Project Delivery
19 113 (5.81%) Test Automation
20 112 (5.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 552 (28.40%) SQL
2 368 (18.93%) Python
3 296 (15.23%) Java
4 166 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 155 (7.97%) C#
6 107 (5.50%) R
7 87 (4.48%) C++
8 76 (3.91%) TypeScript
9 55 (2.83%) Scala
10 48 (2.47%) PL/SQL
11 45 (2.31%) VBA
12 44 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.75%) Java 8
14 33 (1.70%) C
15 32 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.54%) Perl
17 27 (1.39%) ES6
18 20 (1.03%) VB
19 19 (0.98%) Shell Script
20 18 (0.93%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 312 (16.05%) Degree
2 135 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 113 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 21 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (1.03%) CISSP
8 16 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.77%) ISEB
10 14 (0.72%) CISM
10 14 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.72%) PMP
11 12 (0.62%) CISA
12 11 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (0.51%) MBA
14 9 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.46%) PhD
15 8 (0.41%) CRISC
16 7 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (6.43%) QA
2 56 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 51 (2.62%) Accessibility
4 34 (1.75%) GDPR
5 26 (1.34%) PMO
6 16 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.82%) WCAG
7 15 (0.77%) COBIT
7 15 (0.77%) MiFID
8 12 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.62%) SLA
9 10 (0.51%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.46%) NIST
11 8 (0.41%) GRC
12 6 (0.31%) GxP
12 6 (0.31%) IFRS
13 5 (0.26%) EMIR
14 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.21%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.21%) UCITS
System Software
1 83 (4.27%) Docker
2 32 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.21%) vSphere
5 4 (0.21%) XenApp
6 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.10%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.10%) HDFS
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.10%) NFS
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.10%) Snort
7 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.051%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.051%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.051%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (3.76%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.62%) Ansible
3 46 (2.37%) Terraform
4 16 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (0.62%) Control-M
6 12 (0.62%) Puppet
7 9 (0.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 9 (0.46%) SCCM
8 7 (0.36%) CASB
9 6 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.26%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.26%) Kibana
11 4 (0.21%) Core Impact
11 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.15%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.10%) Rancher
13 2 (0.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 217 (11.16%) Oracle
2 194 (9.98%) Microsoft
3 122 (6.28%) Google
4 97 (4.99%) Salesforce.com
5 72 (3.70%) Adobe
6 65 (3.34%) SAP
7 39 (2.01%) Databricks
8 38 (1.95%) Alteryx
9 35 (1.80%) Splunk
10 25 (1.29%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.18%) IBM
12 22 (1.13%) VMware
13 21 (1.08%) Teradata
14 17 (0.87%) Remedy
15 16 (0.82%) Cisco
16 15 (0.77%) HP
16 15 (0.77%) TIBCO
17 13 (0.67%) Solace
18 12 (0.62%) Bloomberg
18 12 (0.62%) ION Trading