Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Analytics
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 29 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1,021 1,894 2,535
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.91% 6.23% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 7.11% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 1,336 1,790
Median daily rate £516 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +2.44% +2.40%
10th Percentile £310 £363 £338
90th Percentile £738 £725 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 8
Median hourly rate £31.58 £36.30 £34.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.02% +6.51% +27.28%
10th Percentile £23.78 £21.95 £24.50
90th Percentile £64.03 £44.87 £39.00
England median hourly rate £26.65 £24.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.68% -17.50% +6.19%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,283 26,624 39,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.43% 87.63% 88.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,912 19,373 28,630
Median daily rate £500 £513 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +0.49% +2.00%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £325
90th Percentile £700 £694 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 324 392
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% +4.55% +0.46%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.44 £12.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £26.79 £21.00 £21.76
% change year-on-year +27.57% -3.49% -1.09%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in London

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytics in London.

Daily rate trend for Analytics in London

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytics in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in London

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytics in London.

Hourly rate trend for Analytics in London

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytics in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytics in London

Analytics
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 Analytics within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -1 128 £499 -0.25% 112
West London +17 62 £510 +3.03% 19
East London +27 10 £315 -47.50% 26
South London +29 8 £575 -4.17% 10
North London +12 3 £256 -6.82% 3
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 355 (34.77%) Python
2 335 (32.81%) Finance
3 331 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
4 311 (30.46%) SQL
5 232 (22.72%) Data Analytics
6 222 (21.74%) Azure
7 200 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
8 172 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
9 170 (16.65%) AWS
9 170 (16.65%) Java
10 160 (15.67%) JavaScript
11 157 (15.38%) Data Modelling
12 151 (14.79%) Front Office
13 147 (14.40%) DevOps
14 139 (13.61%) Data Science
15 134 (13.12%) Machine Learning
16 125 (12.24%) GCP
17 124 (12.14%) Big Data
18 116 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
19 111 (10.87%) Banking
19 111 (10.87%) Visualisation
20 105 (10.28%) Microsoft
21 101 (9.89%) Marketing
22 98 (9.60%) Google
23 97 (9.50%) Software Engineering
23 97 (9.50%) Scrum
24 95 (9.30%) Derivative
24 95 (9.30%) Data Analysis
25 94 (9.21%) ETL
25 94 (9.21%) Problem-Solving

Analytics
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 71 (6.95%) Apache Spark
2 38 (3.72%) SAS
3 34 (3.33%) Confluence
4 29 (2.84%) CMS
5 17 (1.67%) Apache
6 16 (1.57%) Jupyter
6 16 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.49%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.39%) nginx
12 3 (0.29%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.29%) JBoss
12 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (6.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.78%) Sketch
4 7 (0.69%) InVision
5 6 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.39%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.29%) SPSS
9 2 (0.20%) Figma
9 2 (0.20%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.20%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.098%) InDesign
10 1 (0.098%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (1.76%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (0.69%) HFM
2 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.39%) Magento
5 3 (0.29%) Shopify
6 2 (0.20%) Aligne
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.20%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.20%) SessionCam
6 2 (0.20%) Workfront
7 1 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.098%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.098%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.098%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 222 (21.74%) Azure
2 170 (16.65%) AWS
3 125 (12.24%) GCP
4 88 (8.62%) Power Platform
5 56 (5.48%) Google Analytics
6 34 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
7 27 (2.64%) Serverless
8 26 (2.55%) GitHub
9 23 (2.25%) Adobe Analytics
10 19 (1.86%) SaaS
11 17 (1.67%) PaaS
12 16 (1.57%) Amazon S3
13 14 (1.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 13 (1.27%) Azure Functions
14 13 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 12 (1.18%) IaaS
16 11 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.88%) Office 365
18 8 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.88%) Firewall
2 7 (0.69%) Broadband
2 7 (0.69%) VPN
3 6 (0.59%) DNS
4 5 (0.49%) Internet
4 5 (0.49%) Intranet
4 5 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (0.49%) SSL
5 4 (0.39%) Wireless
6 3 (0.29%) Network Security
6 3 (0.29%) Skype
7 2 (0.20%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.20%) FTP
7 2 (0.20%) HTTP
7 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.20%) X.21
8 1 (0.098%) 4G
8 1 (0.098%) 5G
8 1 (0.098%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.098%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (12.14%) Big Data
2 116 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (8.72%) Tableau
4 88 (8.62%) Power BI
5 64 (6.27%) Data Lake
6 52 (5.09%) Hadoop
7 49 (4.80%) Relational Database
8 46 (4.51%) NoSQL
9 41 (4.02%) SQL Server
10 26 (2.55%) Apache Hive
10 26 (2.55%) BigQuery
11 25 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 24 (2.35%) Oracle Database
13 23 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
15 20 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (1.67%) MySQL
17 14 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 71 (6.95%) JIRA
2 54 (5.29%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.82%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.47%) Maven
5 11 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.88%) Ant
8 8 (0.78%) Subversion
9 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.49%) JMeter
10 5 (0.49%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.49%) Selenium
11 4 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.39%) gulp
11 4 (0.39%) NeoLoad
11 4 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.39%) Zephyr
12 3 (0.29%) git-flow
12 3 (0.29%) GitLab
12 3 (0.29%) Grunt
General
1 335 (32.81%) Finance
2 151 (14.79%) Front Office
3 111 (10.87%) Banking
4 101 (9.89%) Marketing
5 65 (6.37%) Investment Banking
6 50 (4.90%) Public Sector
7 35 (3.43%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.74%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.74%) Retail
9 26 (2.55%) Electronics
9 26 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.37%) Games
10 14 (1.37%) Legal
11 13 (1.27%) Billing
12 12 (1.18%) Back Office
13 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.78%) Local Government
14 6 (0.59%) Advertising
14 6 (0.59%) Danish Language
14 6 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 276 (27.03%) Developer
2 146 (14.30%) Analyst
3 109 (10.68%) Architect
4 94 (9.21%) Data Engineer
5 65 (6.37%) Data Analyst
6 63 (6.17%) Front Office Developer
7 57 (5.58%) Data Architect
8 53 (5.19%) Consultant
8 53 (5.19%) Python Developer
9 51 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 37 (3.62%) SQL Analyst
11 35 (3.43%) SQL Data Analyst
12 33 (3.23%) Business Analyst
13 32 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 29 (2.84%) Python Engineer
16 28 (2.74%) Data Scientist
16 28 (2.74%) Financial Analyst
17 27 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
17 27 (2.64%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.15%) AngularJS
2 72 (7.05%) React
3 68 (6.66%) Web Services
4 65 (6.37%) HTML
5 52 (5.09%) CSS
6 49 (4.80%) .NET
7 47 (4.60%) Node.js
8 34 (3.33%) Kafka
9 33 (3.23%) Vue.js
10 32 (3.13%) REST
10 32 (3.13%) Shiny
11 30 (2.94%) HTML5
12 28 (2.74%) NumPy
13 21 (2.06%) Pandas
14 20 (1.96%) JSON
15 18 (1.76%) D3.js
16 14 (1.37%) PySpark
17 13 (1.27%) CSS3
17 13 (1.27%) Highcharts JS
17 13 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 172 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (9.30%) Derivative
3 83 (8.13%) Equities
4 77 (7.54%) Fixed Income
5 75 (7.35%) User Experience
6 64 (6.27%) Hedge funds
7 52 (5.09%) Data Structures
8 46 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (2.84%) Credit Risk
10 28 (2.74%) Social Media
11 27 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
12 23 (2.25%) Algorithms
13 22 (2.15%) Blog
13 22 (2.15%) Market Risk
13 22 (2.15%) Mobile App
14 21 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (2.06%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (1.57%) FMCG
17 13 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.97%) Linux
2 30 (2.94%) Windows
3 16 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.27%) Unix
5 7 (0.69%) Android
6 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.098%) VMS
9 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (22.72%) Data Analytics
3 200 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
4 157 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 147 (14.40%) DevOps
6 139 (13.61%) Data Science
7 134 (13.12%) Machine Learning
8 111 (10.87%) Visualisation
9 97 (9.50%) Scrum
9 97 (9.50%) Software Engineering
10 95 (9.30%) Data Analysis
11 94 (9.21%) ETL
11 94 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
12 89 (8.72%) Investment Management
13 75 (7.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 74 (7.25%) Asset Management
15 73 (7.15%) Data Architecture
16 70 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 59 (5.78%) Risk Management
18 58 (5.68%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 355 (34.77%) Python
2 311 (30.46%) SQL
3 170 (16.65%) Java
4 160 (15.67%) JavaScript
5 81 (7.93%) R
6 64 (6.27%) C#
7 46 (4.51%) C++
8 42 (4.11%) Scala
9 35 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.35%) TypeScript
12 17 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.67%) VBA
13 16 (1.57%) C
13 16 (1.57%) Go
14 15 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.27%) Perl
15 13 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.18%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 75 (7.35%) Degree
2 61 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.47%) PhD
5 14 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.78%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.69%) PMP
8 7 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.39%) MBA
11 3 (0.29%) ACCA
11 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.20%) CIPD
12 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.098%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.02%) QA
2 35 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.57%) SLA
4 10 (0.98%) GDPR
5 9 (0.88%) PMO
6 3 (0.29%) Basel III
7 2 (0.20%) IFRS
8 1 (0.098%) GxP
8 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (3.92%) Docker
2 7 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.69%) HDFS
3 5 (0.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.098%) Samba
6 1 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.94%) Terraform
3 17 (1.67%) Ansible
4 10 (0.98%) Grafana
4 10 (0.98%) Puppet
5 9 (0.88%) Kibana
6 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.39%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.20%) Istio
8 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.20%) vRealize
9 1 (0.098%) Control-M
9 1 (0.098%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.098%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.098%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.098%) logstash
9 1 (0.098%) Nessus
9 1 (0.098%) Oozie
9 1 (0.098%) QRadar
Vendors
1 105 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 98 (9.60%) Google
3 61 (5.97%) SAP
4 56 (5.48%) Oracle
5 48 (4.70%) Adobe
6 43 (4.21%) Databricks
7 35 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.15%) Alteryx
9 21 (2.06%) Informatica
10 18 (1.76%) Sparx
10 18 (1.76%) Splunk
11 17 (1.67%) Remedy
12 11 (1.08%) Dataiku
12 11 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 9 (0.88%) Hyperion
13 9 (0.88%) IBM
13 9 (0.88%) Sage
13 9 (0.88%) Talend
13 9 (0.88%) Teradata
14 8 (0.78%) Cadence