Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 29 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,552 2,958 2,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.04% 6.40% 6.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.26% 17.25% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,641 1,901 1,613
London median daily rate £488 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £265
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 45
London median hourly rate £20.97 £21.90 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.27% +3.52% +3.20%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.15 £14.10
90th Percentile £57.86 £36.75 £33.17
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +5.16%

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 15,691 17,147 14,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.15% 37.12% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,161 12,317 10,212
London median daily rate £525 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +3.80%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 297 235
London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -5.78% +14.39%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.96 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.25 £50.00 £51.25
England median hourly rate £21.59 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +4.88% -2.38%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -4 490 £488 -2.50% 58
West London +9 188 £425 +13.33% 19
South London +9 95 £450 -5.26% 8
East London -13 82 £525 -12.50% 2
North London +4 15 £550 - 2
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 919 (36.01%) Problem-Solving
2 878 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
3 826 (32.37%) Finance
4 653 (25.59%) SQL
5 489 (19.16%) Degree
6 463 (18.14%) Analytics
7 429 (16.81%) Microsoft
8 384 (15.05%) Python
9 325 (12.74%) Scrum
10 307 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
11 299 (11.72%) JavaScript
12 298 (11.68%) Java
13 294 (11.52%) Business Intelligence
14 282 (11.05%) Banking
15 251 (9.84%) Project Management
16 249 (9.76%) SQL Server
17 246 (9.64%) Big Data
18 241 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
19 240 (9.40%) HTML
20 238 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 237 (9.29%) User Experience
22 236 (9.25%) Data Analysis
23 235 (9.21%) Computer Science
24 227 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
25 209 (8.19%) Decision-Making
26 207 (8.11%) CSS
27 206 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
28 197 (7.72%) Git (software)
28 197 (7.72%) Marketing
29 193 (7.56%) .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 74 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 67 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 65 (2.55%) Confluence
4 56 (2.19%) SAS
5 41 (1.61%) CMS
6 26 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (0.82%) Apache
8 20 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 18 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.59%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.43%) nginx
14 10 (0.39%) GlassFish
14 10 (0.39%) JCAPS
15 9 (0.35%) Drupal
16 8 (0.31%) IIS
16 8 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 307 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 143 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
3 109 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 38 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
6 33 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.35%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.27%) InVision
9 5 (0.20%) SPSS
10 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.12%) UXPin
12 2 (0.078%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.039%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.039%) LightWave 3D
13 1 (0.039%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.039%) Revit
13 1 (0.039%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.039%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.86%) Workday HCM
3 11 (0.43%) FastStats
3 11 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.20%) Actimize
7 5 (0.20%) Aligne
7 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 241 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 238 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (3.10%) Office 365
4 64 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (2.12%) Amazon EMR
6 49 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 46 (1.80%) Google Analytics
7 46 (1.80%) SaaS
8 43 (1.68%) Serverless
9 38 (1.49%) GitHub
10 35 (1.37%) PaaS
11 30 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 26 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (0.98%) OpenShift
14 23 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
15 21 (0.82%) Heroku
16 19 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (0.55%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.88%) Firewall
2 42 (1.65%) Internet
3 31 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.02%) HTTP
4 26 (1.02%) WAN
5 24 (0.94%) DNS
6 23 (0.90%) SAN
7 22 (0.86%) VPN
8 20 (0.78%) LAN
9 19 (0.74%) FTP
10 17 (0.67%) Network Security
11 15 (0.59%) DHCP
12 9 (0.35%) BGP
12 9 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (0.35%) OSPF
12 9 (0.35%) VLAN
13 8 (0.31%) Skype
14 7 (0.27%) BIG-IP
14 7 (0.27%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 246 (9.64%) Big Data
3 162 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 143 (5.60%) Power BI
5 132 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 127 (4.98%) Hadoop
7 81 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 76 (2.98%) Apache Hive
9 75 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 65 (2.55%) MongoDB
11 61 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
12 59 (2.31%) MySQL
13 47 (1.84%) Data Mining
14 41 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 36 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 32 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (1.18%) HBase
18 29 (1.14%) RDBMS
19 28 (1.10%) Oracle Database
19 28 (1.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 197 (7.72%) Git (software)
2 181 (7.09%) JIRA
3 151 (5.92%) Jenkins
4 77 (3.02%) Selenium
5 67 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 59 (2.31%) Maven
7 47 (1.84%) Cucumber
8 46 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 37 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 32 (1.25%) SpecFlow
11 26 (1.02%) JUnit
11 26 (1.02%) webpack
12 23 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (0.90%) WebDriver
13 22 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (0.74%) Subversion
15 18 (0.71%) Mockito
16 17 (0.67%) Appium
17 16 (0.63%) Hudson
18 15 (0.59%) Jasmine
General
1 826 (32.37%) Finance
2 282 (11.05%) Banking
3 197 (7.72%) Marketing
4 133 (5.21%) Retail
5 76 (2.98%) Financial Institution
5 76 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 73 (2.86%) Legal
7 67 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 66 (2.59%) Front Office
9 39 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 36 (1.41%) Advertising
11 35 (1.37%) Back Office
12 25 (0.98%) Publishing
13 24 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.82%) Billing
14 21 (0.82%) Games
15 20 (0.78%) Law
16 17 (0.67%) Electronics
17 16 (0.63%) German Language
18 15 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 650 (25.47%) Analyst
2 555 (21.75%) Developer
3 231 (9.05%) Business Analyst
4 165 (6.47%) Architect
5 125 (4.90%) Data Analyst
6 115 (4.51%) Consultant
7 108 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 95 (3.72%) Data Engineer
9 92 (3.61%) Data Scientist
10 79 (3.10%) Java Developer
11 62 (2.43%) Senior Developer
12 58 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
13 57 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
14 55 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
15 54 (2.12%) Tester
16 50 (1.96%) SQL Developer
17 49 (1.92%) .NET Developer
18 48 (1.88%) C# Developer
19 47 (1.84%) SQL Analyst
20 46 (1.80%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (9.40%) HTML
2 207 (8.11%) CSS
3 193 (7.56%) .NET
4 180 (7.05%) AngularJS
5 139 (5.45%) HTML5
6 114 (4.47%) React
7 109 (4.27%) Web Services
8 104 (4.08%) REST
9 103 (4.04%) CSS3
10 87 (3.41%) Node.js
11 86 (3.37%) RESTful
12 82 (3.21%) Kafka
12 82 (3.21%) XML
13 66 (2.59%) SOAP
14 63 (2.47%) JSON
15 57 (2.23%) Spring
16 55 (2.16%) ASP.NET
16 55 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 47 (1.84%) PySpark
18 46 (1.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 237 (9.29%) User Experience
2 147 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 133 (5.21%) Algorithms
4 112 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 76 (2.98%) Data Structures
6 59 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 56 (2.19%) Virtual Team
8 52 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
9 47 (1.84%) Fintech
10 44 (1.72%) Derivative
11 42 (1.65%) NHS
12 41 (1.61%) Data Centre
12 41 (1.61%) Hedge funds
13 38 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 36 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (1.25%) Clustering
15 32 (1.25%) Fixed Income
16 30 (1.18%) Equities
17 29 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
18 28 (1.10%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 192 (7.52%) Windows
2 142 (5.56%) Linux
3 85 (3.33%) Unix
4 48 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.76%) Windows 10
6 35 (1.37%) Android
7 33 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.24%) Solaris
17 5 (0.20%) CentOS
18 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.078%) DC/OS
19 2 (0.078%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (36.01%) Problem-Solving
2 878 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
3 463 (18.14%) Analytics
4 325 (12.74%) Scrum
5 294 (11.52%) Business Intelligence
6 251 (9.84%) Project Management
7 236 (9.25%) Data Analysis
8 235 (9.21%) Computer Science
9 227 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 209 (8.19%) Decision-Making
11 206 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
12 192 (7.52%) Visualisation
13 187 (7.33%) Data Science
14 186 (7.29%) Machine Learning
15 176 (6.90%) ETL
16 175 (6.86%) DevOps
17 168 (6.58%) Test Automation
18 166 (6.50%) Migration
19 161 (6.31%) Data Modelling
20 156 (6.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 653 (25.59%) SQL
2 384 (15.05%) Python
3 299 (11.72%) JavaScript
4 298 (11.68%) Java
5 174 (6.82%) C#
6 117 (4.58%) R
7 105 (4.11%) TypeScript
8 89 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 72 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 58 (2.27%) C++
11 56 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 56 (2.19%) VBA
12 49 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 42 (1.65%) Perl
14 38 (1.49%) Scala
15 32 (1.25%) PHP
16 31 (1.21%) C
17 29 (1.14%) ES6
18 25 (0.98%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 489 (19.16%) Degree
2 139 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 98 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 75 (2.94%) Master's Degree
5 70 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 48 (1.88%) PhD
7 41 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
8 28 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (0.90%) CISSP
10 20 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.71%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.67%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.59%) AWS Certification
13 15 (0.59%) CISM
14 14 (0.55%) CCNA
14 14 (0.55%) CISA
14 14 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.51%) ISEB
15 13 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (7.21%) QA
2 87 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 59 (2.31%) PMO
4 43 (1.68%) SLA
5 38 (1.49%) GDPR
6 32 (1.25%) SEPA
7 15 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.51%) PSD2
9 10 (0.39%) MiFID
9 10 (0.39%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
10 9 (0.35%) IFRS
11 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (0.31%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.24%) Basel III
13 5 (0.20%) GxP
14 4 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.16%) GAAP
14 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.16%) TARGET2
System Software
1 100 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 85 (3.33%) Docker
3 30 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.43%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.43%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.39%) XenApp
7 9 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.27%) HDFS
8 7 (0.27%) NFS
8 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.27%) vSphere
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.12%) Firmware
11 3 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.12%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 60 (2.35%) Ansible
2 53 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 42 (1.65%) Terraform
4 36 (1.41%) SCCM
5 32 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (1.14%) Control-M
7 25 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.74%) Puppet
9 15 (0.59%) Kibana
10 14 (0.55%) Rundeck
11 13 (0.51%) logstash
12 10 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.35%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.35%) SCOM
14 8 (0.31%) Nagios
15 7 (0.27%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.27%) vMotion
16 6 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
17 5 (0.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 429 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 189 (7.41%) Oracle
3 127 (4.98%) Google
4 122 (4.78%) Tableau
5 91 (3.57%) SAP
6 68 (2.66%) HP
7 66 (2.59%) Hortonworks
8 63 (2.47%) Adobe
9 61 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
10 57 (2.23%) Cloudera
10 57 (2.23%) VMware
11 50 (1.96%) Workday
12 45 (1.76%) Splunk
13 44 (1.72%) Cisco
14 38 (1.49%) Citrix
15 35 (1.37%) IBM
16 29 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
16 29 (1.14%) Sybase
17 28 (1.10%) Atlassian
18 27 (1.06%) Informatica