Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2476 1881 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.26% 4.17% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 4.84% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1265 1134
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £285
90th Percentile £688 £663 £687
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
London median hourly rate £26.78 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.88% -13.04% -36.99%
10th Percentile £20.48 £16.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £81.18 £42.80
England median hourly rate £31.31 £21.50 £24.62
% change year-on-year +45.63% -12.65% +23.08%

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 40944 38874 39353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.93% 86.19% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29776 27868 28102
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 407 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.30 £50.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +11 368 £525 +10.53% 119
West London -2 127 £450 +4.05% 33
East London +9 57 £471 +22.61% 18
South London -1 50 £500 +21.21% 12
North London -12 5 £475 +15.15% 3
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 745 (30.09%) Finance
2 697 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 644 (26.01%) SQL
4 487 (19.67%) Data Analytics
5 481 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
6 476 (19.22%) Python
7 453 (18.30%) Big Data
8 445 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
9 391 (15.79%) Java
10 337 (13.61%) Marketing
11 319 (12.88%) Banking
12 311 (12.56%) Visualisation
13 288 (11.63%) Hadoop
14 277 (11.19%) Degree
15 262 (10.58%) JavaScript
16 258 (10.42%) Tableau
17 255 (10.30%) Google
18 241 (9.73%) User Experience
19 240 (9.69%) Machine Learning
20 238 (9.61%) Data Modelling
20 238 (9.61%) R
21 230 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
22 229 (9.25%) Scrum
22 229 (9.25%) Linux
23 225 (9.09%) Front Office
24 223 (9.01%) Apache Spark
25 217 (8.76%) SQL Server
26 216 (8.72%) HTML
27 214 (8.64%) ETL
28 211 (8.52%) C#

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
1 223 (9.01%) Apache Spark
2 98 (3.96%) SAS
3 81 (3.27%) CMS
4 59 (2.38%) Apache
5 54 (2.18%) Confluence
6 45 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 27 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 26 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.81%) JBoss
10 20 (0.81%) WordPress
11 19 (0.77%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.36%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.32%) Drupal
14 8 (0.32%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 188 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 41 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
4 38 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
5 25 (1.01%) SPSS
6 21 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.73%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.44%) Chatbot
10 9 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.20%) Weka
12 4 (0.16%) Stata
13 3 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.081%) EViews
14 2 (0.081%) GIMP
14 2 (0.081%) HipChat
15 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.040%) Gephi
15 1 (0.040%) InDesign
15 1 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.69%) WebTrends
2 10 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.24%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.24%) Social Studio
7 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.20%) Unica
8 4 (0.16%) Endur
8 4 (0.16%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 3 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.081%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 202 (8.16%) Google Analytics
2 181 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (2.71%) Adobe Analytics
5 54 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 33 (1.33%) GitHub
8 29 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
9 27 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (1.01%) SaaS
11 22 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 21 (0.85%) AdWords
13 20 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
14 19 (0.77%) Google Tag Manager
14 19 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (0.65%) Serverless
17 15 (0.61%) IaaS
17 15 (0.61%) PaaS
17 15 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.82%) Internet
2 32 (1.29%) Firewall
3 17 (0.69%) Kerberos
4 16 (0.65%) SMS
5 14 (0.57%) LDAP
6 12 (0.48%) HTTP
7 11 (0.44%) Bluetooth
8 9 (0.36%) Intranet
8 9 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (0.32%) LAN
9 8 (0.32%) WAN
10 7 (0.28%) DNS
10 7 (0.28%) VPN
11 6 (0.24%) Network Security
11 6 (0.24%) Skype
12 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (18.30%) Big Data
2 288 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 217 (8.76%) SQL Server
4 201 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
5 138 (5.57%) NoSQL
6 130 (5.25%) Relational Database
7 102 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 101 (4.08%) Apache Hive
9 87 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
10 86 (3.47%) Power BI
11 80 (3.23%) HBase
12 75 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 68 (2.75%) RDBMS
14 60 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 59 (2.38%) QlikView
16 55 (2.22%) Data Mining
17 50 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
17 50 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 43 (1.74%) Data Lake
19 39 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 156 (6.30%) JIRA
2 133 (5.37%) Git (software)
3 75 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 47 (1.90%) Subversion
5 27 (1.09%) Selenium
6 25 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 25 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 24 (0.97%) Mocha
8 22 (0.89%) Maven
8 22 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 19 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 18 (0.73%) Gradle
10 18 (0.73%) JUnit
10 18 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
11 17 (0.69%) Crashlytics
12 16 (0.65%) ERwin
13 13 (0.53%) Jasmine
14 12 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 745 (30.09%) Finance
2 337 (13.61%) Marketing
3 319 (12.88%) Banking
4 225 (9.09%) Front Office
5 152 (6.14%) Retail
6 102 (4.12%) Investment Banking
7 92 (3.72%) Financial Institution
8 82 (3.31%) Telecoms
9 62 (2.50%) Legal
10 49 (1.98%) Advertising
11 39 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 39 (1.58%) Publishing
12 35 (1.41%) Electronics
13 28 (1.13%) Games
14 25 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (0.73%) Law
16 17 (0.69%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.65%) French Language
18 10 (0.40%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 649 (26.21%) Developer
2 560 (22.62%) Analyst
3 239 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 196 (7.92%) Architect
5 159 (6.42%) Consultant
6 150 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 113 (4.56%) Data Scientist
8 105 (4.24%) Java Developer
9 102 (4.12%) Project Manager
10 101 (4.08%) Data Engineer
11 89 (3.59%) C# Developer
12 85 (3.43%) Data Architect
13 84 (3.39%) Senior Developer
14 76 (3.07%) Quantitative Developer
15 74 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
16 68 (2.75%) Analytics Developer
17 65 (2.63%) SQL Developer
18 64 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
19 63 (2.54%) Front Office Developer
20 62 (2.50%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (8.72%) HTML
2 144 (5.82%) CSS
3 135 (5.45%) AngularJS
4 124 (5.01%) .NET
5 104 (4.20%) JSON
6 101 (4.08%) HTML5
7 98 (3.96%) Web Services
8 95 (3.84%) Node.js
9 91 (3.68%) REST
10 77 (3.11%) Kafka
10 77 (3.11%) Spring
11 72 (2.91%) React
12 70 (2.83%) XML
13 61 (2.46%) jQuery
14 60 (2.42%) CSS3
15 50 (2.02%) D3.js
16 42 (1.70%) RESTful
16 42 (1.70%) WPF
17 41 (1.66%) Ajax
18 40 (1.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 445 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (9.73%) User Experience
3 126 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 111 (4.48%) Derivative
5 108 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 96 (3.88%) Fixed Income
7 83 (3.35%) Social Media
8 77 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 70 (2.83%) Equities
10 61 (2.46%) Algorithms
11 56 (2.26%) Market Risk
12 55 (2.22%) Data Structures
13 49 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
14 48 (1.94%) Mobile App
15 44 (1.78%) Credit Risk
16 31 (1.25%) Fintech
17 29 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 27 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
19 24 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
20 22 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 229 (9.25%) Linux
2 118 (4.77%) Unix
3 99 (4.00%) Windows
4 40 (1.62%) Android
5 28 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.57%) CentOS
10 10 (0.40%) Debian
11 9 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.36%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.12%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.081%) AIX
15 2 (0.081%) SUSE
15 2 (0.081%) VMS
15 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.040%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (19.67%) Data Analytics
3 481 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
4 311 (12.56%) Visualisation
5 240 (9.69%) Machine Learning
6 238 (9.61%) Data Modelling
7 230 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 229 (9.25%) Scrum
9 214 (8.64%) ETL
10 198 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 188 (7.59%) DevOps
12 173 (6.99%) Data Visualisation
13 171 (6.91%) Project Management
14 137 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 135 (5.45%) CRM
16 133 (5.37%) Mathematics
17 132 (5.33%) Business Analysis
18 131 (5.29%) Web Analytics
19 130 (5.25%) TDD
20 122 (4.93%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 644 (26.01%) SQL
2 476 (19.22%) Python
3 391 (15.79%) Java
4 262 (10.58%) JavaScript
5 238 (9.61%) R
6 211 (8.52%) C#
7 113 (4.56%) C++
8 111 (4.48%) Scala
9 72 (2.91%) VBA
10 50 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 42 (1.70%) Perl
12 39 (1.58%) PHP
13 36 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.29%) C
15 27 (1.09%) MATLAB
16 26 (1.05%) PL/SQL
17 22 (0.89%) Bash Shell
18 21 (0.85%) ES6
18 21 (0.85%) Ruby
19 17 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 277 (11.19%) Degree
2 134 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 98 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.78%) PhD
5 39 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (1.58%) Master's Degree
6 24 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.73%) CISSP
8 15 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.57%) PMP
10 10 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
10 10 (0.40%) ISEB
11 9 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.32%) CGEIT
12 8 (0.32%) CRISC
13 7 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.24%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.24%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 88 (3.55%) QA
3 20 (0.81%) GDPR
3 20 (0.81%) MiFID
4 16 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.65%) PMO
5 12 (0.48%) GCP
6 11 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
7 10 (0.40%) WAI
8 9 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.36%) EMIR
8 9 (0.36%) IFRS
9 8 (0.32%) IFRS 9
10 7 (0.28%) HL7
11 4 (0.16%) ISO 20022
11 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.12%) SLA
12 3 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 67 (2.71%) Docker
2 44 (1.78%) HDFS
3 16 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.40%) Samba
5 7 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.16%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.12%) KVM
8 3 (0.12%) pfSense
8 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.040%) NFS
10 1 (0.040%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.040%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.040%) Snort
10 1 (0.040%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (1.94%) Ansible
2 38 (1.53%) Terraform
3 31 (1.25%) Puppet
4 26 (1.05%) Kubernetes
5 19 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.73%) Ambari
7 15 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (0.44%) Kibana
9 10 (0.40%) Control-M
10 9 (0.36%) Oozie
11 8 (0.32%) logstash
12 6 (0.24%) Nagios
13 5 (0.20%) Grafana
13 5 (0.20%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.16%) Graphite
14 4 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.16%) Salt
15 3 (0.12%) Galera Cluster
15 3 (0.12%) Icinga
15 3 (0.12%) Piwik
Vendors
1 258 (10.42%) Tableau
2 255 (10.30%) Google
3 199 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 183 (7.39%) Oracle
5 134 (5.41%) Adobe
6 119 (4.81%) SAP
7 83 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (1.94%) Informatica
9 47 (1.90%) IBM
10 40 (1.62%) Alteryx
11 39 (1.58%) Splunk
11 39 (1.58%) TIBCO
12 31 (1.25%) Hortonworks
13 30 (1.21%) Cognos
13 30 (1.21%) Sybase
14 27 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
15 25 (1.01%) AppDynamics
15 25 (1.01%) Bloomberg
16 24 (0.97%) Fidessa
16 24 (0.97%) Sitecore