Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2,297 1,034 2,633
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.64% 6.51% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 7.26% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,512 741 1,800
10th Percentile £363 £350 £362
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £625
90th Percentile £738 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 14
10th Percentile £8.00 £21.85 £15.13
25th Percentile £21.25 £30.05 £26.88
Median hourly rate £34.88 £38.50 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.40% +6.94% +34.18%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.70 £48.56
90th Percentile £67.30 £51.60 £50.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £30.05 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.15% +27.87% -13.48%

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 27,354 14,250 36,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 90.99% 89.78% 89.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,548 10,235 26,228
10th Percentile £363 £325 £338
25th Percentile £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 171 389
10th Percentile £15.73 £14.00 £12.03
25th Percentile £20.99 £20.42 £15.25
Median hourly rate £34.00 £35.50 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.23% +61.36% -
75th Percentile £51.50 £47.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £66.50 £61.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £23.00 £24.80 £22.97
% change year-on-year -7.26% +7.99% +12.02%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 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 +11 296 £525 - 202
West London -4 44 £513 -5.09% 57
South London +18 20 £513 +2.50% 13
East London +5 13 £584 +11.14% 51
North London +5 1 £500 - 4
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 785 (34.18%) SQL
2 765 (33.30%) Agile Software Development
3 736 (32.04%) Finance
4 721 (31.39%) Azure
5 714 (31.08%) Python
6 582 (25.34%) Social Skills
7 515 (22.42%) Business Intelligence
8 434 (18.89%) Data Analytics
9 401 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
10 382 (16.63%) Data Modelling
11 367 (15.98%) AWS
12 345 (15.02%) DevOps
13 330 (14.37%) Visualisation
14 328 (14.28%) Power Platform
15 322 (14.02%) Power BI
16 320 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
17 312 (13.58%) Java
18 308 (13.41%) Data Science
19 304 (13.23%) Big Data
20 295 (12.84%) Marketing
21 286 (12.45%) Degree
22 275 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
23 259 (11.28%) Microsoft
24 246 (10.71%) JavaScript
25 245 (10.67%) Data Analysis
26 239 (10.40%) Apache Spark
27 234 (10.19%) Databricks
28 229 (9.97%) Scrum
28 229 (9.97%) ETL
29 228 (9.93%) Tableau

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
1 239 (10.40%) Apache Spark
2 72 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
3 67 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 58 (2.53%) SAS
5 57 (2.48%) Apache
6 56 (2.44%) CMS
7 35 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 30 (1.31%) Confluence
9 25 (1.09%) Jupyter
10 23 (1.00%) Luigi
11 22 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.44%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.35%) Drupal
14 8 (0.35%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
17 5 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
18 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 144 (6.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.04%) Chatbot
5 13 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.48%) Sketch
7 10 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.26%) InVision
11 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.17%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.17%) Figma
11 4 (0.17%) SPSS
11 4 (0.17%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.087%) Oracle Smart View
12 2 (0.087%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.044%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (0.70%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 14 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.35%) Sentinel
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.22%) Cloudability
10 4 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 721 (31.39%) Azure
2 367 (15.98%) AWS
3 328 (14.28%) Power Platform
4 222 (9.66%) GCP
5 153 (6.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 121 (5.27%) Serverless
7 107 (4.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 87 (3.79%) Google Analytics
9 86 (3.74%) Adobe Analytics
10 75 (3.27%) Azure Functions
11 56 (2.44%) PaaS
12 51 (2.22%) Amazon S3
12 51 (2.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 49 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
14 43 (1.87%) GitHub
14 43 (1.87%) Snowflake
15 33 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
16 32 (1.39%) IaaS
17 28 (1.22%) SaaS
18 27 (1.18%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.31%) Firewall
2 14 (0.61%) VPN
3 11 (0.48%) BGP
3 11 (0.48%) HTTP
3 11 (0.48%) Internet
4 10 (0.44%) DNS
5 8 (0.35%) RTMP
6 6 (0.26%) Network Security
7 5 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.17%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.17%) WAN
8 4 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.13%) Broadband
9 3 (0.13%) DHCP
9 3 (0.13%) Intranet
9 3 (0.13%) SMTP
9 3 (0.13%) SSL
9 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (14.02%) Power BI
2 320 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
3 304 (13.23%) Big Data
4 228 (9.93%) Tableau
5 171 (7.44%) Data Lake
6 149 (6.49%) SQL Server
7 138 (6.01%) Hadoop
8 125 (5.44%) Relational Database
9 115 (5.01%) NoSQL
10 85 (3.70%) Metadata
11 76 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 71 (3.09%) BigQuery
12 71 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
13 69 (3.00%) Apache Hive
14 64 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 60 (2.61%) Data Mining
16 59 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
17 49 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
18 47 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 46 (2.00%) Looker
Development Applications
1 164 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 114 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 103 (4.48%) JIRA
4 48 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 42 (1.83%) Maven
6 40 (1.74%) PowerDesigner
7 39 (1.70%) GitLab
8 32 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 27 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 26 (1.13%) Subversion
12 25 (1.09%) ERwin
13 24 (1.04%) Artifactory
14 23 (1.00%) Jasmine
14 23 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
15 22 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 20 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
17 19 (0.83%) Cypress.io
18 13 (0.57%) JUnit
19 12 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 736 (32.04%) Finance
2 582 (25.34%) Social Skills
3 401 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
4 295 (12.84%) Marketing
5 221 (9.62%) Banking
6 168 (7.31%) Front Office
7 128 (5.57%) Presentation Skills
8 107 (4.66%) Public Sector
9 98 (4.27%) Investment Banking
10 94 (4.09%) Retail
11 47 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
12 38 (1.65%) Legal
12 38 (1.65%) Telecoms
13 36 (1.57%) Manufacturing
14 32 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
15 29 (1.26%) Back Office
16 26 (1.13%) Advertising
17 24 (1.04%) Financial Institution
17 24 (1.04%) Publishing
18 21 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 444 (19.33%) Developer
2 364 (15.85%) Analyst
3 279 (12.15%) Architect
4 259 (11.28%) Data Engineer
5 135 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 121 (5.27%) Data Analyst
7 114 (4.96%) Data Scientist
8 102 (4.44%) Consultant
9 92 (4.01%) Business Analyst
10 90 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
11 89 (3.87%) Python Developer
12 77 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
13 62 (2.70%) Front Office Developer
14 57 (2.48%) Designer
14 57 (2.48%) Project Manager
15 56 (2.44%) Azure Architect
16 51 (2.22%) Data Modeller
17 50 (2.18%) Lead Developer
18 45 (1.96%) Technical Leader
19 43 (1.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (7.23%) React
2 151 (6.57%) Kafka
3 147 (6.40%) .NET
4 129 (5.62%) AngularJS
5 101 (4.40%) Node.js
6 92 (4.01%) HTML
7 70 (3.05%) CSS
8 60 (2.61%) GraphQL
8 60 (2.61%) Web Services
9 57 (2.48%) RESTful
10 56 (2.44%) Pandas
11 53 (2.31%) NumPy
11 53 (2.31%) PySpark
12 52 (2.26%) JSON
12 52 (2.26%) Spring
13 45 (1.96%) REST
14 41 (1.78%) D3.js
15 40 (1.74%) Shiny
16 38 (1.65%) HTML5
17 34 (1.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 182 (7.92%) User Experience
2 148 (6.44%) Fixed Income
3 115 (5.01%) Derivative
4 113 (4.92%) Equities
5 104 (4.53%) Algorithms
6 102 (4.44%) Hedge funds
7 101 (4.40%) Data Structures
8 98 (4.27%) Management Information System
9 93 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
10 73 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 61 (2.66%) Social Media
12 59 (2.57%) Virtual Team
13 58 (2.53%) Credit Risk
14 44 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
15 37 (1.61%) Cloud Native
16 32 (1.39%) Market Risk
17 26 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
18 24 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
18 24 (1.04%) Mobile App
18 24 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (4.09%) Linux
2 51 (2.22%) Unix
3 43 (1.87%) Windows
4 12 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.30%) Android
6 6 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.13%) CentOS
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.087%) VMS
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.044%) AIX
11 1 (0.044%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.044%) Debian
11 1 (0.044%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.044%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.044%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (33.30%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (22.42%) Business Intelligence
3 434 (18.89%) Data Analytics
4 382 (16.63%) Data Modelling
5 345 (15.02%) DevOps
6 330 (14.37%) Visualisation
7 308 (13.41%) Data Science
8 275 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
9 245 (10.67%) Data Analysis
10 229 (9.97%) ETL
10 229 (9.97%) Scrum
11 198 (8.62%) Machine Learning
12 180 (7.84%) Decision-Making
13 177 (7.71%) Data Engineering
14 175 (7.62%) Project Management
15 174 (7.58%) Computer Science
16 173 (7.53%) Data Pipeline
17 172 (7.49%) Data Visualisation
18 164 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 158 (6.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 785 (34.18%) SQL
2 714 (31.08%) Python
3 312 (13.58%) Java
4 246 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 167 (7.27%) C#
6 139 (6.05%) R
7 132 (5.75%) Scala
8 110 (4.79%) C++
9 105 (4.57%) TypeScript
10 86 (3.74%) PowerShell
11 41 (1.78%) C
12 40 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 38 (1.65%) Kotlin
13 38 (1.65%) VBA
14 35 (1.52%) Java 8
15 34 (1.48%) T-SQL
16 28 (1.22%) Go
17 25 (1.09%) Bash Shell
18 19 (0.83%) Perl
19 17 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 286 (12.45%) Degree
2 87 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 62 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.22%) PhD
6 24 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 19 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.39%) MBA
9 8 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.35%) PMP
10 7 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.22%) ISEB
12 5 (0.22%) SAS Certification
12 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.17%) MCSE
13 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.79%) QA
2 103 (4.48%) Data Quality
3 72 (3.13%) GDPR
4 45 (1.96%) Accessibility
5 20 (0.87%) SLA
6 19 (0.83%) PMO
7 12 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.26%) IFRS
9 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.22%) WCAG
11 4 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.17%) IFRS 9
11 4 (0.17%) NIST
12 3 (0.13%) COBIT
13 2 (0.087%) COREP
14 1 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.044%) FISMA
14 1 (0.044%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.044%) SOC 2
System Software
1 128 (5.57%) Docker
2 47 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.96%) HDFS
4 12 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.087%) Samba
9 1 (0.044%) IAG
9 1 (0.044%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.044%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.044%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 140 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 75 (3.27%) Terraform
3 54 (2.35%) Ansible
4 31 (1.35%) Grafana
5 27 (1.18%) Prometheus
6 17 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 16 (0.70%) Oozie
8 14 (0.61%) Kibana
9 13 (0.57%) Puppet
10 12 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.35%) Istio
14 7 (0.30%) logstash
15 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (0.26%) SCCM
16 5 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 5 (0.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 259 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 234 (10.19%) Databricks
3 196 (8.53%) Google
4 145 (6.31%) Adobe
5 138 (6.01%) Oracle
6 96 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
7 92 (4.01%) SAP
8 74 (3.22%) Splunk
9 60 (2.61%) Alteryx
10 48 (2.09%) BiZZdesign
11 42 (1.83%) IBM
12 34 (1.48%) ServiceNow
13 33 (1.44%) MuleSoft
14 29 (1.26%) Informatica
15 25 (1.09%) Teradata
16 22 (0.96%) New Relic
17 21 (0.91%) Cloudera
18 18 (0.78%) Dynatrace
19 17 (0.74%) Spiceworks
20 14 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud