Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,648 2,953 2,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.87% 6.72% 6.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.18% 17.19% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,715 1,965 1,822
London median daily rate £475 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £275 £313 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
England median daily rate £426 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -4.85% +5.29% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 38
London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.96% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.67 £12.77
90th Percentile £34.75 £44.88 £44.04
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.09% +21.67% -2.70%

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 17,449 17,183 16,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.66% 39.08% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,546 12,281 12,112
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £286
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 219 237
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.90 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +13.88% -1.38%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.87 £47.57 £50.48
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -7 510 £475 -5.00% 186
West London +17 209 £425 +1.80% 97
East London 0 76 £431 -4.17% 40
South London -37 63 £450 - 17
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 935 (35.31%) Problem-Solving
2 865 (32.67%) Finance
3 848 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
4 584 (22.05%) SQL
5 384 (14.50%) Analytics
6 369 (13.94%) Microsoft
7 344 (12.99%) Java
8 341 (12.88%) Degree
9 320 (12.08%) Python
10 303 (11.44%) Project Management
11 289 (10.91%) Banking
12 275 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
13 259 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 258 (9.74%) JavaScript
15 257 (9.71%) C#
16 240 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
17 234 (8.84%) Scrum
18 229 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
19 227 (8.57%) Windows
20 224 (8.46%) Linux
21 221 (8.35%) SDLC
22 211 (7.97%) HTML
23 209 (7.89%) SQL Server
23 209 (7.89%) User Experience
24 198 (7.48%) .NET
25 192 (7.25%) Git (software)
26 191 (7.21%) Oracle
27 190 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
28 189 (7.14%) Computer Science
29 185 (6.99%) 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
1 104 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 69 (2.61%) SAS
3 68 (2.57%) Apache Spark
4 59 (2.23%) Confluence
5 51 (1.93%) Apache
6 40 (1.51%) CMS
7 38 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 33 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 23 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 22 (0.83%) IIS
10 22 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 21 (0.79%) Skype for Business
12 20 (0.76%) nginx
13 19 (0.72%) Commerce Server
14 18 (0.68%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.53%) Ethereum
16 12 (0.45%) Apache Pig
16 12 (0.45%) Hyperledger
16 12 (0.45%) Umbraco
17 11 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 275 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 147 (5.55%) Microsoft Office
3 125 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 79 (2.98%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.49%) SPSS
8 11 (0.42%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.38%) InVision
10 8 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.23%) Stata
12 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.15%) Windchill
14 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.076%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.076%) UserZoom
16 1 (0.038%) Blender
16 1 (0.038%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (0.79%) Workday HCM
2 16 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.45%) R3 Corda
4 11 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.19%) CA PPM
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.19%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
10 4 (0.15%) SAP PLM
10 4 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 229 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.68%) GitHub
4 70 (2.64%) Office 365
5 65 (2.45%) Amazon S3
6 44 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 44 (1.66%) SaaS
7 40 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
10 25 (0.94%) PaaS
11 24 (0.91%) Google Analytics
12 23 (0.87%) Heroku
12 23 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
14 16 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
14 16 (0.60%) Serverless
15 15 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.36%) Firewall
2 56 (2.11%) WAN
3 42 (1.59%) HTTP
4 36 (1.36%) LAN
5 33 (1.25%) SSL
6 32 (1.21%) Wireless
7 30 (1.13%) BGP
8 29 (1.10%) Wireshark
9 28 (1.06%) Internet
9 28 (1.06%) SMS
9 28 (1.06%) VPN
10 26 (0.98%) Network Security
10 26 (0.98%) TCP/IP
11 25 (0.94%) DNS
12 20 (0.76%) OSPF
13 19 (0.72%) DHCP
14 18 (0.68%) Unified Communications
15 17 (0.64%) FTP
16 15 (0.57%) Kerberos
16 15 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 150 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 144 (5.44%) Big Data
4 132 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
5 125 (4.72%) Hadoop
6 101 (3.81%) NoSQL
7 92 (3.47%) Power BI
8 74 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (2.30%) MongoDB
10 52 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
10 52 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (1.89%) MySQL
12 48 (1.81%) Data Lake
12 48 (1.81%) HBase
13 47 (1.77%) Apache Hive
14 46 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (1.51%) Data Mining
16 37 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
17 33 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 192 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 181 (6.84%) JIRA
3 141 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 62 (2.34%) TeamCity
5 61 (2.30%) Selenium
6 59 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (1.55%) webpack
8 40 (1.51%) Maven
9 37 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 34 (1.28%) Subversion
11 33 (1.25%) Visual Studio
12 29 (1.10%) Eclipse
13 28 (1.06%) WebDriver
14 26 (0.98%) PostCSS
15 24 (0.91%) JUnit
16 23 (0.87%) Bitbucket
17 22 (0.83%) Appium
18 21 (0.79%) Cucumber
19 20 (0.76%) Mocha
20 18 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 865 (32.67%) Finance
2 289 (10.91%) Banking
3 148 (5.59%) Marketing
4 146 (5.51%) Front Office
5 137 (5.17%) Retail
6 95 (3.59%) Legal
7 83 (3.13%) Investment Banking
8 67 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.66%) Advertising
9 44 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 41 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 31 (1.17%) Back Office
12 30 (1.13%) Law
13 28 (1.06%) Publishing
14 27 (1.02%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.83%) Games
17 17 (0.64%) French Language
18 15 (0.57%) Billing
19 14 (0.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 694 (26.21%) Analyst
2 606 (22.89%) Developer
3 293 (11.06%) Business Analyst
4 121 (4.57%) Architect
5 119 (4.49%) Consultant
6 115 (4.34%) C# Developer
7 108 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 105 (3.97%) Data Analyst
9 101 (3.81%) Java Developer
10 65 (2.45%) Data Engineer
11 58 (2.19%) Designer
12 56 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
13 52 (1.96%) Python Developer
14 46 (1.74%) SQL Developer
15 43 (1.62%) Administrator
15 43 (1.62%) Senior Developer
16 42 (1.59%) Network Engineer
16 42 (1.59%) React Developer
16 42 (1.59%) Service Analyst
16 42 (1.59%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (7.97%) HTML
2 198 (7.48%) .NET
3 172 (6.50%) CSS
4 139 (5.25%) Web Services
5 116 (4.38%) AngularJS
6 114 (4.31%) HTML5
7 85 (3.21%) REST
8 73 (2.76%) Kafka
9 69 (2.61%) XML
10 64 (2.42%) ASP.NET
11 52 (1.96%) React
12 51 (1.93%) Spring
13 50 (1.89%) Node.js
14 42 (1.59%) J2EE
15 39 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (1.47%) Redux
16 38 (1.44%) WCF
17 37 (1.40%) CSS3
17 37 (1.40%) jQuery
18 36 (1.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 209 (7.89%) User Experience
2 189 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 139 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
4 119 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 107 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 85 (3.21%) Fixed Income
7 83 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 81 (3.06%) Data Structures
9 60 (2.27%) Derivative
10 52 (1.96%) Equities
11 48 (1.81%) Data Centre
12 46 (1.74%) Fintech
13 40 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 40 (1.51%) Virtual Team
14 37 (1.40%) Hedge funds
15 36 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
17 30 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
18 28 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
19 27 (1.02%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 227 (8.57%) Windows
2 224 (8.46%) Linux
3 184 (6.95%) Unix
4 51 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 50 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 44 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 20 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.64%) Android
10 15 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 15 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.49%) CentOS
12 12 (0.45%) DC/OS
12 12 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.42%) Solaris
14 9 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (35.31%) Problem-Solving
2 848 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (14.50%) Analytics
4 303 (11.44%) Project Management
5 259 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 240 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
7 234 (8.84%) Scrum
8 221 (8.35%) SDLC
9 185 (6.99%) Business Analysis
10 183 (6.91%) ETL
11 167 (6.31%) DevOps
11 167 (6.31%) ITIL
12 166 (6.27%) TDD
13 164 (6.19%) OO
14 159 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
15 156 (5.89%) Test Automation
16 154 (5.82%) Change Management
17 146 (5.51%) E-Commerce
18 145 (5.48%) Decision-Making
19 142 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 584 (22.05%) SQL
2 344 (12.99%) Java
3 320 (12.08%) Python
4 258 (9.74%) JavaScript
5 257 (9.71%) C#
6 108 (4.08%) R
7 98 (3.70%) C++
8 72 (2.72%) T-SQL
9 65 (2.45%) Scala
10 54 (2.04%) C
11 49 (1.85%) Perl
11 49 (1.85%) TypeScript
12 44 (1.66%) VBA
13 37 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 34 (1.28%) Java 8
15 33 (1.25%) ES6
16 32 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.21%) VB
17 31 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 28 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 341 (12.88%) Degree
2 144 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 113 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 83 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (1.89%) CISSP
7 40 (1.51%) CISM
7 40 (1.51%) Master's Degree
8 38 (1.44%) CCNP
9 36 (1.36%) PMI Certification
10 30 (1.13%) PhD
11 28 (1.06%) ISEB
12 24 (0.91%) CCNA
12 24 (0.91%) CISA
13 20 (0.76%) CCIE
13 20 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.76%) PMP
14 18 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
16 12 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (6.38%) QA
2 77 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 64 (2.42%) GDPR
3 64 (2.42%) PMO
4 41 (1.55%) SLA
5 21 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.64%) IFRS
7 15 (0.57%) MiFID
8 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.38%) PSD2
9 9 (0.34%) EMIR
10 8 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.30%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.23%) GAAP
12 4 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 80 (3.02%) Docker
2 77 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 56 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.83%) HDFS
5 20 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.53%) VirtualBox
9 13 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.38%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.26%) NFS
13 5 (0.19%) KVM
13 5 (0.19%) vSphere
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.11%) Xen
15 3 (0.11%) XenApp
15 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.076%) Snort
16 2 (0.076%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (2.00%) Ansible
2 51 (1.93%) Kubernetes
3 37 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.36%) Terraform
5 25 (0.94%) SCCM
6 22 (0.83%) Puppet
7 15 (0.57%) BladeLogic
8 13 (0.49%) Grafana
8 13 (0.49%) Packer
8 13 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (0.42%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
12 9 (0.34%) HP ALM
12 9 (0.34%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.30%) logstash
14 7 (0.26%) Control-M
15 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 369 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 191 (7.21%) Oracle
3 123 (4.65%) Tableau
4 115 (4.34%) SAP
5 91 (3.44%) Cisco
6 87 (3.29%) Google
7 77 (2.91%) VMware
8 70 (2.64%) Splunk
9 58 (2.19%) Adobe
10 57 (2.15%) Citrix
11 49 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 41 (1.55%) HP
13 40 (1.51%) IBM
14 39 (1.47%) Alteryx
15 35 (1.32%) CyberArk
16 33 (1.25%) Twitter
17 32 (1.21%) Workday
18 30 (1.13%) Red Hat
19 26 (0.98%) Hortonworks
20 25 (0.94%) New Relic