Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 38 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2,655 2,079 1,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.92% 5.24% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 6.05% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,864 1,474 1,078
London median daily rate £519 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £336 £313 £290
90th Percentile £688 £688 £688
England median daily rate £496 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.42% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 19
London median hourly rate £26.97 £23.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.55% +1.06% -3.01%
10th Percentile £16.56 £17.50 £19.16
90th Percentile £45.33 £127.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £26.69 £23.50 £22.31
% change year-on-year +13.55% +5.35% -3.73%

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 39,156 34,374 37,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.36% 86.72% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,322 24,677 27,251
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 380 369
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.82 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +18.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.30 £52.50 £51.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +15 563 £525 - 164
West London -1 121 £420 -6.46% 82
East London +15 95 £550 - 47
South London -48 43 £425 +6.25% 26
North London +2 4 £425 -22.73% 6
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 841 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (31.26%) SQL
3 771 (29.04%) Finance
4 660 (24.86%) Python
5 558 (21.02%) Big Data
6 516 (19.44%) Data Analytics
7 506 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
8 461 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
9 391 (14.73%) Hadoop
10 376 (14.16%) Data Science
11 356 (13.41%) Apache Spark
12 340 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
13 323 (12.17%) Java
13 323 (12.17%) Marketing
13 323 (12.17%) Visualisation
14 320 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
14 320 (12.05%) Degree
15 313 (11.79%) Google
16 310 (11.68%) ETL
17 308 (11.60%) JavaScript
18 302 (11.37%) Microsoft
19 279 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
20 277 (10.43%) Data Modelling
21 274 (10.32%) Machine Learning
22 268 (10.09%) SQL Server
23 261 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
24 251 (9.45%) Scrum
25 247 (9.30%) User Experience
26 246 (9.27%) C#
27 243 (9.15%) Linux

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
1 356 (13.41%) Apache Spark
2 124 (4.67%) SAS
3 92 (3.47%) Apache
4 74 (2.79%) CMS
5 69 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 43 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 39 (1.47%) Apache Pig
8 39 (1.47%) Confluence
9 21 (0.79%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.68%) WordPress
11 17 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
11 17 (0.64%) DataSynapse
12 15 (0.56%) nginx
13 14 (0.53%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.45%) IIS
15 11 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (0.34%) Gunicorn
18 8 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 194 (7.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 23 (0.87%) SPSS
5 17 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.49%) Stata
7 11 (0.41%) Chatbot
7 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.30%) InVision
10 3 (0.11%) HipChat
11 2 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.038%) Notepad++
12 1 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.038%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 40 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 13 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.49%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 11 (0.41%) Eloqua
4 11 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.38%) FastStats
5 10 (0.38%) PolarLake
6 9 (0.34%) Summit
7 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.26%) Endur
8 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.15%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.11%) Magento
9 3 (0.11%) Radian6
9 3 (0.11%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Shopify
9 3 (0.11%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 320 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 279 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 232 (8.74%) Google Analytics
4 109 (4.11%) Adobe Analytics
5 76 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 59 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 45 (1.69%) Serverless
8 44 (1.66%) PaaS
9 40 (1.51%) Google Tag Manager
10 35 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
11 34 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
12 33 (1.24%) IaaS
13 31 (1.17%) SaaS
14 29 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 28 (1.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 27 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
17 26 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
19 23 (0.87%) Data Lake Analytics
19 23 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.36%) Internet
2 34 (1.28%) Firewall
3 27 (1.02%) HTTP
4 23 (0.87%) SSL
5 16 (0.60%) DNS
6 15 (0.56%) Kerberos
7 13 (0.49%) VPN
8 12 (0.45%) SMS
9 11 (0.41%) DHCP
10 10 (0.38%) Network Security
11 9 (0.34%) WAN
12 8 (0.30%) Intranet
12 8 (0.30%) LAN
12 8 (0.30%) Wireless
13 7 (0.26%) Modbus
13 7 (0.26%) MQTT
14 6 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.23%) TCP/IP
14 6 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (21.02%) Big Data
2 391 (14.73%) Hadoop
3 340 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
4 268 (10.09%) SQL Server
5 188 (7.08%) Power BI
6 184 (6.93%) Apache Hive
7 175 (6.59%) NoSQL
8 142 (5.35%) Relational Database
9 133 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 126 (4.75%) Data Lake
11 97 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 91 (3.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 88 (3.31%) MongoDB
14 84 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 82 (3.09%) HBase
16 79 (2.98%) MySQL
17 74 (2.79%) OLAP
18 72 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
19 71 (2.67%) Star Schema
20 65 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 174 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 119 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 108 (4.07%) JIRA
4 58 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 55 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 44 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.21%) webpack
8 29 (1.09%) RStudio
8 29 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 27 (1.02%) Maven
10 25 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 21 (0.79%) Selenium
12 20 (0.75%) Subversion
13 18 (0.68%) Grunt
13 18 (0.68%) Mocha
14 17 (0.64%) Jasmine
14 17 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
15 15 (0.56%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.49%) gulp
17 11 (0.41%) Gradle
General
1 771 (29.04%) Finance
2 323 (12.17%) Marketing
3 235 (8.85%) Banking
4 171 (6.44%) Retail
5 148 (5.57%) Front Office
6 69 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 47 (1.77%) Games
8 46 (1.73%) Legal
9 38 (1.43%) Advertising
9 38 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.13%) Law
11 30 (1.13%) Publishing
12 23 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.72%) French Language
14 14 (0.53%) Back Office
15 12 (0.45%) Electronics
15 12 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.34%) German Language
17 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 702 (26.44%) Developer
2 470 (17.70%) Analyst
3 267 (10.06%) Data Engineer
4 186 (7.01%) Architect
5 167 (6.29%) Data Analyst
6 141 (5.31%) Consultant
7 113 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 102 (3.84%) Data Scientist
9 100 (3.77%) Big Data Engineer
10 99 (3.73%) Business Analyst
11 77 (2.90%) C# Developer
12 75 (2.82%) Java Developer
13 73 (2.75%) Project Manager
14 71 (2.67%) SQL Developer
15 70 (2.64%) Data Architect
16 66 (2.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 65 (2.45%) Hadoop Engineer
18 63 (2.37%) C++ Developer
19 60 (2.26%) Analytics Manager
19 60 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (8.70%) HTML
2 169 (6.37%) Kafka
3 161 (6.06%) CSS
4 151 (5.69%) .NET
5 123 (4.63%) HTML5
6 105 (3.95%) REST
7 98 (3.69%) React
8 95 (3.58%) Node.js
9 94 (3.54%) AngularJS
10 80 (3.01%) jQuery
11 59 (2.22%) CSS3
12 57 (2.15%) RESTful
12 57 (2.15%) Web Services
13 51 (1.92%) XML
14 50 (1.88%) ASP.NET
14 50 (1.88%) JSON
15 48 (1.81%) Natural Language Processing
16 44 (1.66%) TensorFlow
17 43 (1.62%) LESS
18 39 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 461 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 247 (9.30%) User Experience
3 161 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 149 (5.61%) Algorithms
5 113 (4.26%) Derivative
6 93 (3.50%) Fixed Income
7 84 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 69 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
10 62 (2.34%) Mobile App
11 61 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
12 52 (1.96%) Data Structures
13 50 (1.88%) Equities
14 49 (1.85%) Fintech
15 47 (1.77%) Social Media
16 40 (1.51%) Blog
17 34 (1.28%) Credit Risk
18 31 (1.17%) Market Risk
19 28 (1.05%) Data Centre
19 28 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 243 (9.15%) Linux
2 95 (3.58%) Windows
3 82 (3.09%) Unix
4 33 (1.24%) Android
5 32 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.26%) DC/OS
10 6 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.15%) CentOS
12 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.075%) Debian
13 2 (0.075%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.075%) VMS
13 2 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.038%) AIX
14 1 (0.038%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (19.44%) Data Analytics
3 506 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
4 376 (14.16%) Data Science
5 323 (12.17%) Visualisation
6 310 (11.68%) ETL
7 277 (10.43%) Data Modelling
8 274 (10.32%) Machine Learning
9 261 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
10 251 (9.45%) Scrum
11 233 (8.78%) DevOps
12 219 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 206 (7.76%) E-Commerce
14 177 (6.67%) Data Analysis
15 155 (5.84%) Data Visualisation
16 154 (5.80%) Test Automation
17 145 (5.46%) TDD
18 142 (5.35%) Project Management
19 136 (5.12%) Data Management
20 127 (4.78%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 830 (31.26%) SQL
2 660 (24.86%) Python
3 323 (12.17%) Java
4 308 (11.60%) JavaScript
5 246 (9.27%) C#
6 241 (9.08%) R
7 206 (7.76%) Scala
8 134 (5.05%) C++
9 94 (3.54%) T-SQL
10 80 (3.01%) VBA
11 60 (2.26%) C
12 40 (1.51%) ES6
13 39 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 37 (1.39%) PowerShell
15 36 (1.36%) Perl
16 35 (1.32%) Ruby
17 30 (1.13%) Bash Shell
18 28 (1.05%) PHP
19 27 (1.02%) MATLAB
20 26 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 320 (12.05%) Degree
2 102 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 81 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (1.96%) PhD
6 45 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
7 38 (1.43%) Master's Degree
8 22 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
10 15 (0.56%) CISSP
10 15 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.53%) CISM
12 12 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.38%) PMP
14 9 (0.34%) CCNA
15 8 (0.30%) MBA
16 7 (0.26%) AWS Certification
17 6 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
17 6 (0.23%) CCIE
17 6 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (6.44%) Data Quality
2 106 (3.99%) QA
3 52 (1.96%) GDPR
4 21 (0.79%) SLA
5 14 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
5 14 (0.53%) PMO
6 13 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.49%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.45%) COBIT
7 12 (0.45%) GCP
8 10 (0.38%) IFRS
8 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.26%) IFRS 9
9 7 (0.26%) MiFID
10 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.15%) EMIR
12 3 (0.11%) PSD2
12 3 (0.11%) WCAG
13 2 (0.075%) HAZOP
13 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 88 (3.31%) Docker
2 60 (2.26%) HDFS
3 45 (1.69%) Apache Flume
4 29 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.15%) vCloud
8 3 (0.11%) NFS
9 2 (0.075%) Samba
9 2 (0.075%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.075%) vSphere
10 1 (0.038%) Ceph
10 1 (0.038%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.038%) KVM
10 1 (0.038%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.038%) pfSense
10 1 (0.038%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 88 (3.31%) Oozie
2 50 (1.88%) Terraform
3 30 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 30 (1.13%) Puppet
4 25 (0.94%) Ansible
5 18 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (0.53%) Grafana
7 14 (0.53%) Kibana
8 12 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 9 (0.34%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.30%) Control-M
11 8 (0.30%) Mesos
12 7 (0.26%) logstash
13 6 (0.23%) Fluentd
13 6 (0.23%) HockeyApp
13 6 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.23%) Nessus
14 4 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 313 (11.79%) Google
2 302 (11.37%) Microsoft
3 242 (9.11%) Tableau
4 196 (7.38%) Adobe
5 138 (5.20%) Oracle
6 114 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
7 112 (4.22%) SAP
8 64 (2.41%) Alteryx
9 50 (1.88%) Cloudera
10 46 (1.73%) Informatica
11 44 (1.66%) Splunk
12 42 (1.58%) IBM
13 38 (1.43%) Talend
14 36 (1.36%) Hortonworks
14 36 (1.36%) Tealium
15 33 (1.24%) Teradata
16 31 (1.17%) Cognos
17 26 (0.98%) Bloomberg
18 25 (0.94%) Cisco
19 22 (0.83%) MapR