Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 39 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +21
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2,646 2,663 2,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.51% 5.78% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 6.55% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,794 1,860 1,566
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
London median hourly rate £36.56 £27.16 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +14.36% +6.74%
10th Percentile £19.93 £18.46 £17.50
90th Percentile £51.49 £45.73 £127.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.16 £26.67
% change year-on-year -7.95% +1.83% +30.11%

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 36,104 40,685 36,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.83% 88.28% 87.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,846 29,528 26,235
London median daily rate £523 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 549 396
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +6.95% +9.54%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £12.77
90th Percentile £54.50 £54.70 £50.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.46 £24.47
% change year-on-year +11.31% -8.20% +4.12%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in London

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in London

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in London

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in London

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor 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 23 July 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 +3 551 £525 - 194
West London +10 119 £475 +11.76% 65
South London +40 86 £550 +37.50% 24
East London -19 51 £525 -4.55% 34
North London -4 3 £350 -17.65% 11
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 884 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (30.27%) SQL
3 784 (29.63%) Finance
4 643 (24.30%) Python
5 546 (20.63%) Data Analytics
6 531 (20.07%) Big Data
7 474 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
8 465 (17.57%) Data Science
9 410 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
10 403 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 381 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
12 353 (13.34%) Google
13 348 (13.15%) JavaScript
14 346 (13.08%) Machine Learning
15 343 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
16 336 (12.70%) Java
17 333 (12.59%) Data Modelling
18 318 (12.02%) Microsoft
19 312 (11.79%) Marketing
20 289 (10.92%) Visualisation
20 289 (10.92%) Hadoop
21 285 (10.77%) Apache Spark
22 281 (10.62%) Banking
23 279 (10.54%) Scrum
24 263 (9.94%) User Experience
25 258 (9.75%) Degree
26 241 (9.11%) DevOps
27 239 (9.03%) HTML
28 236 (8.92%) ETL
29 226 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 285 (10.77%) Apache Spark
2 123 (4.65%) SAS
3 72 (2.72%) CMS
4 65 (2.46%) Apache
5 54 (2.04%) Confluence
6 52 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 46 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (1.51%) SharePoint
9 25 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
10 17 (0.64%) Apache Solr
10 17 (0.64%) WordPress
11 16 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.53%) Drupal
13 10 (0.38%) IIS
14 9 (0.34%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.30%) nginx
16 7 (0.26%) Jupyter
16 7 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.26%) Pachyderm
17 6 (0.23%) Luigi
Applications
1 152 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (2.19%) Sketch
3 57 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
5 33 (1.25%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.94%) InVision
7 19 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.68%) SPSS
9 9 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.30%) Stata
11 6 (0.23%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.19%) Marvel
13 4 (0.15%) Weka
13 4 (0.15%) Zeplin
14 3 (0.11%) InDesign
15 2 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
1 23 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 23 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.76%) Endur
3 7 (0.26%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.26%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.19%) Relativity
4 5 (0.19%) Sprinklr
5 4 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.15%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 410 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
2 403 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (7.97%) Power Platform
4 193 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 182 (6.88%) Google Analytics
6 126 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
7 99 (3.74%) Serverless
8 89 (3.36%) GitHub
9 71 (2.68%) Amazon S3
10 56 (2.12%) Azure Data Factory
11 53 (2.00%) PaaS
12 52 (1.97%) SaaS
13 49 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
14 46 (1.74%) Amazon EMR
15 33 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
16 30 (1.13%) Azure Functions
17 29 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
18 27 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
19 26 (0.98%) Office 365
20 24 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.55%) Firewall
2 38 (1.44%) Internet
3 15 (0.57%) VPN
4 13 (0.49%) Intranet
4 13 (0.49%) Network Security
5 11 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 10 (0.38%) DHCP
6 10 (0.38%) DNS
6 10 (0.38%) Wireless
7 7 (0.26%) BGP
7 7 (0.26%) LAN
7 7 (0.26%) SSL
7 7 (0.26%) WAN
8 6 (0.23%) FTP
8 6 (0.23%) MPLS
9 5 (0.19%) HTTP
9 5 (0.19%) IPv6
9 5 (0.19%) LTE
9 5 (0.19%) OSPF
10 4 (0.15%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (20.07%) Big Data
2 343 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
3 289 (10.92%) Hadoop
4 212 (8.01%) SQL Server
5 208 (7.86%) Power BI
6 141 (5.33%) Apache Hive
7 127 (4.80%) NoSQL
8 123 (4.65%) Data Lake
9 104 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 98 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 93 (3.51%) Relational Database
12 88 (3.33%) MySQL
13 85 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
14 69 (2.61%) Star Schema
15 68 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 67 (2.53%) BigQuery
17 63 (2.38%) Data Mining
17 63 (2.38%) MongoDB
18 51 (1.93%) OLAP
18 51 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 148 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 131 (4.95%) JIRA
3 117 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 56 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
5 42 (1.59%) Axure RP
6 41 (1.55%) TeamCity
7 34 (1.28%) Selenium
8 33 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 30 (1.13%) SpecFlow
9 30 (1.13%) webpack
10 24 (0.91%) NUnit
11 23 (0.87%) GitLab
11 23 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (0.83%) Artifactory
12 22 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (0.79%) Maven
14 17 (0.64%) Subversion
15 15 (0.57%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 12 (0.45%) RStudio
17 11 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 784 (29.63%) Finance
2 312 (11.79%) Marketing
3 281 (10.62%) Banking
4 183 (6.92%) Front Office
5 162 (6.12%) Retail
6 81 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 63 (2.38%) Legal
8 57 (2.15%) Advertising
9 44 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.32%) Publishing
11 26 (0.98%) Law
12 18 (0.68%) Billing
13 17 (0.64%) Games
13 17 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.57%) Back Office
16 14 (0.53%) Spanish Language
17 13 (0.49%) German Language
18 11 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 600 (22.68%) Developer
2 390 (14.74%) Analyst
3 309 (11.68%) Data Engineer
4 298 (11.26%) Architect
5 170 (6.42%) Data Scientist
6 145 (5.48%) Consultant
7 124 (4.69%) Data Analyst
8 108 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 96 (3.63%) Data Architect
10 89 (3.36%) Python Engineer
10 89 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
11 85 (3.21%) Project Manager
12 83 (3.14%) Senior Developer
13 81 (3.06%) Python Developer
14 77 (2.91%) Java Developer
15 68 (2.57%) Designer
16 64 (2.42%) AWS Engineer
17 61 (2.31%) Hadoop Engineer
18 56 (2.12%) UX Designer
19 54 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (9.03%) HTML
2 196 (7.41%) CSS
3 149 (5.63%) Web Services
4 145 (5.48%) Kafka
5 115 (4.35%) .NET
6 105 (3.97%) HTML5
7 97 (3.67%) AngularJS
7 97 (3.67%) REST
8 82 (3.10%) Sass
9 81 (3.06%) Natural Language Processing
10 78 (2.95%) React
11 77 (2.91%) jQuery
11 77 (2.91%) JSON
12 63 (2.38%) RESTful
12 63 (2.38%) XML
13 61 (2.31%) Node.js
14 59 (2.23%) CSS3
15 56 (2.12%) Pandas
16 55 (2.08%) SOAP
17 50 (1.89%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 381 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (9.94%) User Experience
3 137 (5.18%) Algorithms
4 111 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 84 (3.17%) Derivative
6 78 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 68 (2.57%) Data Structures
8 65 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 65 (2.46%) Hedge funds
9 63 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 58 (2.19%) Social Media
11 54 (2.04%) Equities
11 54 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
12 39 (1.47%) Public Cloud
13 38 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 37 (1.40%) Credit Risk
15 36 (1.36%) Fixed Income
16 30 (1.13%) Robotics
17 27 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
18 26 (0.98%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 135 (5.10%) Linux
2 57 (2.15%) Windows
3 45 (1.70%) Unix
4 15 (0.57%) Android
5 14 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.23%) CentOS
8 5 (0.19%) VMS
8 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.15%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.11%) Debian
10 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.11%) Solaris
11 2 (0.076%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.038%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.038%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (20.63%) Data Analytics
3 474 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
4 465 (17.57%) Data Science
5 346 (13.08%) Machine Learning
6 333 (12.59%) Data Modelling
7 289 (10.92%) Visualisation
8 279 (10.54%) Scrum
9 241 (9.11%) DevOps
10 236 (8.92%) ETL
11 226 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 218 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
13 193 (7.29%) Data Analysis
14 186 (7.03%) Decision-Making
15 172 (6.50%) Data Visualisation
16 170 (6.42%) Artificial Intelligence
17 165 (6.24%) E-Commerce
18 163 (6.16%) Migration
19 161 (6.08%) Project Management
20 153 (5.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 801 (30.27%) SQL
2 643 (24.30%) Python
3 348 (13.15%) JavaScript
4 336 (12.70%) Java
5 196 (7.41%) C#
6 194 (7.33%) R
7 128 (4.84%) Scala
8 97 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 96 (3.63%) C++
10 73 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 67 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 60 (2.27%) TypeScript
13 50 (1.89%) Perl
14 44 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 41 (1.55%) MATLAB
16 37 (1.40%) PHP
17 31 (1.17%) C
17 31 (1.17%) VBA
18 24 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 23 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 258 (9.75%) Degree
2 124 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 104 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 60 (2.27%) PhD
5 48 (1.81%) Master's Degree
6 45 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (0.83%) AWS Certification
8 14 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.45%) OSCP
10 11 (0.42%) SANS
10 11 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
11 10 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.34%) ISEB
12 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.34%) PMP
13 8 (0.30%) CISSP
13 8 (0.30%) GPEN
14 7 (0.26%) GWAPT
14 7 (0.26%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.14%) Data Quality
2 86 (3.25%) QA
3 39 (1.47%) GDPR
4 17 (0.64%) IFRS
5 11 (0.42%) PMO
5 11 (0.42%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (0.26%) Basel III
7 7 (0.26%) IFRS 9
8 4 (0.15%) SLA
9 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.076%) NIST
11 1 (0.038%) Basel II
11 1 (0.038%) COBIT
11 1 (0.038%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.038%) ITGC
11 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.038%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (5.10%) Docker
2 29 (1.10%) HDFS
3 26 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.15%) Samba
8 4 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.038%) NFS
10 1 (0.038%) Postfix
10 1 (0.038%) Varnish
10 1 (0.038%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 153 (5.78%) Kubernetes
2 67 (2.53%) Terraform
3 53 (2.00%) Ansible
4 43 (1.63%) Oozie
5 28 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
7 19 (0.72%) Kibana
8 16 (0.60%) Puppet
9 11 (0.42%) Nessus
9 11 (0.42%) Nmap
10 9 (0.34%) HP ALM
11 8 (0.30%) Kubeflow
12 7 (0.26%) logstash
12 7 (0.26%) Rundeck
12 7 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.23%) Ambari
13 6 (0.23%) SCOM
14 5 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.19%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 353 (13.34%) Google
2 318 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 213 (8.05%) Adobe
4 208 (7.86%) Tableau
5 165 (6.24%) Oracle
6 120 (4.54%) Salesforce.com
7 86 (3.25%) SAP
8 55 (2.08%) Databricks
9 46 (1.74%) Greenplum
10 40 (1.51%) Splunk
11 37 (1.40%) Alteryx
12 36 (1.36%) Cloudera
13 34 (1.28%) IBM
14 33 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
15 30 (1.13%) Informatica
16 26 (0.98%) Hortonworks
17 23 (0.87%) Marketo
17 23 (0.87%) TIBCO
18 21 (0.79%) OpenLink
18 21 (0.79%) Talend