Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 39 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +14
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2,583 2,349 1,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.62% 5.30% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 6.04% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,773 1,609 1,206
London median daily rate £510 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £300
90th Percentile £686 £675 £673
England median daily rate £493 £493 £450
% change year-on-year - +9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.95% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £18.85 £19.85 £16.00
90th Percentile £154.30 £85.50 £100.00
England median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +46.34% -8.89%

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 40,244 38,888 39,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.61% 87.78% 86.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,096 27,997 28,316
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 385 377
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +8.34% +5.80%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.21 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 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 +15 534 £525 - 185
West London -22 110 £470 +7.43% 106
East London +9 98 £513 +2.50% 37
South London -20 57 £445 -11.00% 24
North London 0 4 £425 -10.53% 10
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 831 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 819 (31.71%) SQL
3 751 (29.07%) Finance
4 549 (21.25%) Python
5 506 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
6 488 (18.89%) Data Analytics
7 479 (18.54%) Big Data
8 389 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
9 384 (14.87%) Data Science
10 359 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
11 343 (13.28%) Hadoop
12 338 (13.09%) Microsoft
13 336 (13.01%) Visualisation
14 330 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 320 (12.39%) Java
16 303 (11.73%) JavaScript
16 303 (11.73%) Google
17 294 (11.38%) Apache Spark
18 285 (11.03%) Degree
19 284 (10.99%) Marketing
20 278 (10.76%) SQL Server
20 278 (10.76%) Data Warehouse
21 263 (10.18%) Machine Learning
22 260 (10.07%) DevOps
23 256 (9.91%) Data Modelling
24 254 (9.83%) User Experience
25 249 (9.64%) Banking
26 243 (9.41%) Tableau
27 242 (9.37%) ETL
28 236 (9.14%) HTML

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
1 294 (11.38%) Apache Spark
2 103 (3.99%) SAS
3 78 (3.02%) CMS
4 71 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (2.32%) Apache
6 53 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 48 (1.86%) Confluence
8 33 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 29 (1.12%) nginx
10 19 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 18 (0.70%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.66%) IIS
13 16 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
13 16 (0.62%) Apache Pig
14 15 (0.58%) WordPress
15 14 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (0.35%) Gunicorn
18 6 (0.23%) Luigi
18 6 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 173 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.39%) SPSS
9 8 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.31%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.27%) InVision
11 6 (0.23%) Stata
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.077%) HipChat
13 2 (0.077%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.039%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 46 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.81%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.62%) Eloqua
4 15 (0.58%) PolarLake
5 13 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
7 9 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.19%) FastStats
10 5 (0.19%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
11 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.15%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.15%) thinkFolio
12 3 (0.12%) Social Studio
12 3 (0.12%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 359 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 208 (8.05%) Google Analytics
4 100 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 80 (3.10%) Adobe Analytics
5 80 (3.10%) PaaS
6 59 (2.28%) Amazon S3
7 53 (2.05%) IaaS
8 49 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
9 47 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
10 42 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 42 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 40 (1.55%) GitHub
12 39 (1.51%) SaaS
13 36 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
13 36 (1.39%) Serverless
14 29 (1.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 27 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (1.05%) Office 365
16 26 (1.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.05%) Firewall
2 21 (0.81%) SSL
3 18 (0.70%) Internet
3 18 (0.70%) VPN
4 15 (0.58%) LAN
4 15 (0.58%) Network Security
5 14 (0.54%) HTTP
5 14 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (0.54%) Kerberos
6 10 (0.39%) WAN
7 8 (0.31%) DNS
7 8 (0.31%) Wireless
7 8 (0.31%) WLAN
8 7 (0.27%) SMS
8 7 (0.27%) SSH
9 6 (0.23%) Skype
9 6 (0.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.19%) Intranet
10 5 (0.19%) SNA
10 5 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (18.54%) Big Data
2 343 (13.28%) Hadoop
3 278 (10.76%) Data Warehouse
3 278 (10.76%) SQL Server
4 199 (7.70%) Power BI
5 158 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 151 (5.85%) Relational Database
7 150 (5.81%) NoSQL
8 148 (5.73%) Apache Hive
9 136 (5.27%) Data Lake
10 93 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 88 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 87 (3.37%) MongoDB
13 76 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
14 75 (2.90%) HBase
15 74 (2.86%) OLAP
16 62 (2.40%) Data Mining
17 60 (2.32%) MySQL
18 59 (2.28%) BigQuery
19 57 (2.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 199 (7.70%) Git (software)
2 153 (5.92%) JIRA
3 119 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 63 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 47 (1.82%) Selenium
5 47 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 45 (1.74%) Maven
7 44 (1.70%) Visual Studio
8 40 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (1.36%) webpack
10 31 (1.20%) Cucumber
11 29 (1.12%) Bitbucket
12 19 (0.74%) Grunt
13 18 (0.70%) RStudio
14 17 (0.66%) Artifactory
14 17 (0.66%) JUnit
15 16 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
16 15 (0.58%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.58%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.58%) PhantomJS
General
1 751 (29.07%) Finance
2 284 (10.99%) Marketing
3 249 (9.64%) Banking
4 159 (6.16%) Front Office
5 131 (5.07%) Retail
6 63 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.05%) Legal
8 49 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.47%) Publishing
10 36 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.28%) Advertising
12 27 (1.05%) Law
13 23 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.50%) Games
16 11 (0.43%) Electronics
16 11 (0.43%) French Language
17 9 (0.35%) Back Office
17 9 (0.35%) Billing
17 9 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 706 (27.33%) Developer
2 444 (17.19%) Analyst
3 216 (8.36%) Architect
4 209 (8.09%) Data Engineer
5 148 (5.73%) Consultant
5 148 (5.73%) Data Analyst
6 132 (5.11%) Business Analyst
7 116 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 95 (3.68%) Big Data Engineer
8 95 (3.68%) C# Developer
8 95 (3.68%) Java Developer
9 79 (3.06%) Data Architect
9 79 (3.06%) Data Scientist
10 73 (2.83%) SQL Developer
11 72 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 71 (2.75%) Designer
13 65 (2.52%) Project Manager
14 60 (2.32%) .NET Developer
15 59 (2.28%) Hadoop Engineer
16 56 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (9.14%) HTML
2 191 (7.39%) Kafka
3 188 (7.28%) .NET
4 177 (6.85%) CSS
5 124 (4.80%) REST
6 113 (4.37%) React
7 102 (3.95%) AngularJS
7 102 (3.95%) HTML5
8 89 (3.45%) Web Services
9 82 (3.17%) Node.js
10 60 (2.32%) CSS3
11 59 (2.28%) jQuery
11 59 (2.28%) Redux
11 59 (2.28%) RESTful
11 59 (2.28%) Spring
12 54 (2.09%) ASP.NET
12 54 (2.09%) JSON
13 51 (1.97%) XML
14 46 (1.78%) Natural Language Processing
15 43 (1.66%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 389 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (9.83%) User Experience
3 172 (6.66%) Algorithms
4 141 (5.46%) Computer Science
5 110 (4.26%) Derivative
6 99 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 85 (3.29%) Fixed Income
8 75 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (2.59%) Equities
10 66 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 61 (2.36%) Fintech
11 61 (2.36%) Mobile App
12 60 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
13 45 (1.74%) Data Structures
14 37 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.43%) Social Media
15 31 (1.20%) Reference Data
16 30 (1.16%) Blog
17 23 (0.89%) Hedge funds
18 22 (0.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 180 (6.97%) Linux
2 89 (3.45%) Unix
3 81 (3.14%) Windows
4 34 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 33 (1.28%) Android
6 30 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.15%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.077%) CentOS
11 2 (0.077%) Debian
11 2 (0.077%) VMS
12 1 (0.039%) AIX
12 1 (0.039%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.039%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.039%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.039%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 831 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
3 488 (18.89%) Data Analytics
4 384 (14.87%) Data Science
5 336 (13.01%) Visualisation
6 263 (10.18%) Machine Learning
7 260 (10.07%) DevOps
8 256 (9.91%) Data Modelling
9 242 (9.37%) ETL
10 235 (9.10%) Scrum
11 228 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
12 182 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 181 (7.01%) Data Analysis
14 171 (6.62%) Data Visualisation
15 163 (6.31%) TDD
16 158 (6.12%) E-Commerce
17 148 (5.73%) Test Automation
18 142 (5.50%) Web Analytics
19 136 (5.27%) Project Management
20 133 (5.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 819 (31.71%) SQL
2 549 (21.25%) Python
3 320 (12.39%) Java
4 303 (11.73%) JavaScript
5 211 (8.17%) C#
6 191 (7.39%) R
7 159 (6.16%) Scala
8 124 (4.80%) C++
9 88 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 75 (2.90%) VBA
11 54 (2.09%) MATLAB
12 44 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 44 (1.70%) TypeScript
13 43 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 42 (1.63%) Perl
14 42 (1.63%) Ruby
15 41 (1.59%) C
16 39 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 32 (1.24%) VB
18 31 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 285 (11.03%) Degree
2 105 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 94 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.21%) PhD
5 50 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 34 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
7 24 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 18 (0.70%) CISSP
9 15 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.54%) CISM
10 14 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
11 13 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.50%) PMP
12 12 (0.46%) AWS Certification
13 11 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.39%) MBA
15 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (0.31%) CEH
17 6 (0.23%) CCNA
17 6 (0.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.23%) Data Quality
2 134 (5.19%) QA
3 42 (1.63%) GDPR
4 23 (0.89%) GCP
5 22 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.62%) Actionable Recommendations
6 16 (0.62%) SLA
7 13 (0.50%) PMO
8 12 (0.46%) COBIT
9 8 (0.31%) FedRAMP
9 8 (0.31%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.31%) HL7
10 6 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.23%) WAI
11 5 (0.19%) WCAG
12 4 (0.15%) EMIR
12 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.12%) GxP
13 3 (0.12%) MiFID
14 2 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (4.88%) Docker
2 58 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.86%) HDFS
4 32 (1.24%) Apache Flume
5 13 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.15%) vCloud
9 2 (0.077%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.077%) NFS
9 2 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.077%) Snort
9 2 (0.077%) Squid
10 1 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.039%) KVM
10 1 (0.039%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.039%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.039%) pfSense
10 1 (0.039%) Samba
Systems Management
1 75 (2.90%) Oozie
2 73 (2.83%) Kubernetes
3 48 (1.86%) Ansible
4 47 (1.82%) Terraform
5 33 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (1.24%) Puppet
7 16 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
8 15 (0.58%) Nagios
9 14 (0.54%) Prometheus
9 14 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.46%) CASB
11 11 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 10 (0.39%) Kibana
13 8 (0.31%) logstash
13 8 (0.31%) SCCM
14 7 (0.27%) BladeLogic
14 7 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.27%) Rancher
14 7 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 338 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 303 (11.73%) Google
3 243 (9.41%) Tableau
4 142 (5.50%) Adobe
5 130 (5.03%) Oracle
6 122 (4.72%) SAP
7 93 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
8 83 (3.21%) Alteryx
9 72 (2.79%) Splunk
10 41 (1.59%) Informatica
11 36 (1.39%) IBM
12 33 (1.28%) Tealium
12 33 (1.28%) Teradata
13 31 (1.20%) Cloudera
14 27 (1.05%) Databricks
15 26 (1.01%) Bloomberg
16 25 (0.97%) Talend
17 24 (0.93%) Cognos
18 22 (0.85%) ServiceNow
19 21 (0.81%) Hortonworks