Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 35 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytics 1,569 2,627 2,603
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.32% 6.15% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 6.92% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,088 1,826 1,832
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £738 £688 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +32.59% +13.11%
10th Percentile £22.80 £31.23 £19.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £39.60 £37.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.16 £26.78
% change year-on-year +8.83% +20.11% +40.92%

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 21,769 37,974 41,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.73% 88.88% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,187 27,146 29,775
Median daily rate £520 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 419 555
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.53 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.93% +10.54% -4.00%
10th Percentile £14.99 £12.76 £14.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.91 £23.38
% change year-on-year +0.36% +6.57% -6.50%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +7 327 £500 -3.85% 123
West London +4 71 £535 +18.89% 34
South London +3 34 £550 +10.00% 14
East London -7 26 £564 +7.33% 10
North London +14 1 - - 4
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 546 (34.80%) SQL
2 508 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 492 (31.36%) Finance
4 392 (24.98%) Python
5 372 (23.71%) Azure
6 342 (21.80%) Business Intelligence
7 309 (19.69%) Data Analytics
8 271 (17.27%) AWS
9 238 (15.17%) Microsoft
10 237 (15.11%) Data Modelling
11 230 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
12 228 (14.53%) Big Data
13 215 (13.70%) Machine Learning
13 215 (13.70%) Data Science
14 199 (12.68%) Java
15 188 (11.98%) DevOps
16 183 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
17 177 (11.28%) Visualisation
18 173 (11.03%) GCP
19 172 (10.96%) Scrum
20 164 (10.45%) Google
21 162 (10.33%) JavaScript
22 159 (10.13%) ETL
23 155 (9.88%) SQL Server
24 150 (9.56%) Power Platform
25 146 (9.31%) Front Office
26 144 (9.18%) Marketing
26 144 (9.18%) Power BI
27 139 (8.86%) Data Lake
28 137 (8.73%) NoSQL

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
1 121 (7.71%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.61%) CMS
2 41 (2.61%) SAS
3 39 (2.49%) Confluence
4 33 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (1.15%) Apache
8 15 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (0.57%) Jupyter
9 9 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.45%) Anypoint
10 7 (0.45%) IIS
11 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.25%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.25%) Luigi
12 4 (0.25%) nginx
12 4 (0.25%) WordPress
13 3 (0.19%) Jadu
14 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 87 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.02%) Sketch
5 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.25%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.25%) SPSS
8 3 (0.19%) Stata
9 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.064%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 37 (2.36%) FINCAD Analytics
2 13 (0.83%) Endur
3 12 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.57%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.57%) PolarLake
4 9 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
5 8 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.38%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.25%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.19%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.13%) HFM
11 2 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 372 (23.71%) Azure
2 271 (17.27%) AWS
3 173 (11.03%) GCP
4 150 (9.56%) Power Platform
5 75 (4.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 69 (4.40%) Google Analytics
7 50 (3.19%) Serverless
8 46 (2.93%) GitHub
9 45 (2.87%) AWS Step Functions
10 39 (2.49%) PaaS
11 36 (2.29%) SaaS
12 34 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
13 32 (2.04%) Amazon S3
14 30 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (1.72%) Data Lake Analytics
16 25 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
16 25 (1.59%) IaaS
17 24 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
18 21 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
19 20 (1.27%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.21%) Firewall
2 14 (0.89%) Skype
3 13 (0.83%) HTTP
4 11 (0.70%) DNS
4 11 (0.70%) Internet
5 8 (0.51%) Intranet
5 8 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.45%) SSL
6 7 (0.45%) VPN
7 6 (0.38%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.32%) Network Security
8 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.25%) 5G
9 4 (0.25%) SSH
9 4 (0.25%) Telepresence
9 4 (0.25%) VoIP
10 3 (0.19%) SMS
11 2 (0.13%) WAAS
11 2 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (14.53%) Big Data
2 183 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
3 155 (9.88%) SQL Server
4 144 (9.18%) Power BI
5 139 (8.86%) Data Lake
6 137 (8.73%) NoSQL
7 128 (8.16%) Hadoop
8 107 (6.82%) Relational Database
9 88 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 72 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
11 63 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 62 (3.95%) MongoDB
13 56 (3.57%) Amazon Athena
14 54 (3.44%) Data Mining
15 50 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 49 (3.12%) Amazon Redshift
16 49 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
16 49 (3.12%) Azure SQL Database
17 47 (3.00%) RDBMS
18 42 (2.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 94 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.67%) JIRA
3 59 (3.76%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.98%) Artifactory
5 26 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 22 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.02%) Selenium
8 15 (0.96%) Subversion
9 14 (0.89%) CircleCI
9 14 (0.89%) GitLab
9 14 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (0.76%) RStudio
11 11 (0.70%) JUnit
11 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.64%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.57%) Bitbucket
13 9 (0.57%) Maven
14 8 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 492 (31.36%) Finance
2 146 (9.31%) Front Office
3 144 (9.18%) Marketing
4 135 (8.60%) Banking
5 57 (3.63%) Retail
6 56 (3.57%) Public Sector
7 51 (3.25%) Legal
8 33 (2.10%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (1.85%) Publishing
10 23 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.34%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.27%) Law
13 19 (1.21%) Advertising
14 13 (0.83%) Back Office
14 13 (0.83%) Billing
14 13 (0.83%) Games
15 10 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 394 (25.11%) Developer
2 216 (13.77%) Architect
3 210 (13.38%) Analyst
4 122 (7.78%) Data Engineer
5 94 (5.99%) Data Analyst
6 85 (5.42%) Data Architect
7 81 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 80 (5.10%) Data Scientist
9 76 (4.84%) Consultant
10 67 (4.27%) Java Developer
11 66 (4.21%) Azure Engineer
12 59 (3.76%) SQL Developer
13 57 (3.63%) Business Analyst
14 56 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
15 50 (3.19%) Python Developer
16 47 (3.00%) Project Manager
17 45 (2.87%) AWS Developer
17 45 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
17 45 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 43 (2.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.16%) Web Services
2 90 (5.74%) .NET
3 83 (5.29%) React
4 70 (4.46%) HTML
4 70 (4.46%) Node.js
5 61 (3.89%) AngularJS
6 57 (3.63%) Kafka
7 51 (3.25%) CSS
8 50 (3.19%) XML
9 42 (2.68%) REST
10 37 (2.36%) Natural Language Processing
11 36 (2.29%) J2EE
12 34 (2.17%) RESTful
13 32 (2.04%) JSON
14 30 (1.91%) Redux
15 26 (1.66%) PySpark
15 26 (1.66%) TensorFlow
16 24 (1.53%) HTML5
17 21 (1.34%) NumPy
18 20 (1.27%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 230 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (7.01%) User Experience
3 92 (5.86%) Fixed Income
4 81 (5.16%) Derivative
5 72 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 68 (4.33%) Hedge funds
7 63 (4.02%) Management Information System
8 61 (3.89%) Algorithms
9 57 (3.63%) Data Structures
10 50 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
11 48 (3.06%) Equity Derivative
12 46 (2.93%) Public Cloud
13 43 (2.74%) Equities
14 37 (2.36%) Market Risk
15 36 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
16 30 (1.91%) Blog
17 27 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
18 25 (1.59%) Social Media
19 24 (1.53%) Credit Risk
19 24 (1.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (4.21%) Linux
2 51 (3.25%) Windows
3 32 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 29 (1.85%) Unix
5 27 (1.72%) Android
6 8 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.13%) Debian
9 2 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (21.80%) Business Intelligence
3 309 (19.69%) Data Analytics
4 237 (15.11%) Data Modelling
5 215 (13.70%) Data Science
5 215 (13.70%) Machine Learning
6 188 (11.98%) DevOps
7 177 (11.28%) Visualisation
8 172 (10.96%) Scrum
9 159 (10.13%) ETL
10 135 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 131 (8.35%) Software Engineering
12 129 (8.22%) Artificial Intelligence
13 128 (8.16%) Migration
14 121 (7.71%) Microservices
15 118 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
16 103 (6.56%) Decision-Making
16 103 (6.56%) Statistics
17 98 (6.25%) Data Analysis
18 97 (6.18%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 546 (34.80%) SQL
2 392 (24.98%) Python
3 199 (12.68%) Java
4 162 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 116 (7.39%) R
6 108 (6.88%) C#
7 67 (4.27%) Scala
8 54 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 52 (3.31%) C++
10 44 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 35 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.04%) Kotlin
13 27 (1.72%) TypeScript
14 22 (1.40%) C
15 19 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.08%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.02%) Perl
18 15 (0.96%) Ruby
18 15 (0.96%) VBA
19 11 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 95 (6.05%) Degree
2 78 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 64 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.53%) PhD
5 23 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.57%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.32%) CISM
9 5 (0.32%) CISSP
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.32%) PMP
9 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.25%) ISEB
10 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.25%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.38%) QA
2 52 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 36 (2.29%) GDPR
4 28 (1.78%) IFRS
5 15 (0.96%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.64%) PMO
6 10 (0.64%) SLA
7 4 (0.25%) P3O
7 4 (0.25%) WCAG
8 3 (0.19%) COBIT
8 3 (0.19%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.13%) Basel II
9 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.064%) Basel III
10 1 (0.064%) CDISC
10 1 (0.064%) GxP
10 1 (0.064%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.064%) TARGET2
System Software
1 91 (5.80%) Docker
2 26 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.89%) HDFS
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.13%) Firmware
6 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.064%) Snort
7 1 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 61 (3.89%) Terraform
3 26 (1.66%) Ansible
4 19 (1.21%) Puppet
5 14 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.76%) Kibana
7 11 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.51%) Grafana
9 5 (0.32%) Kubeflow
9 5 (0.32%) SCCM
10 4 (0.25%) CASB
11 3 (0.19%) Graphite
11 3 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.19%) Nagios
11 3 (0.19%) Oozie
12 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.064%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.064%) Nessus
13 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 238 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 164 (10.45%) Google
3 133 (8.48%) Tableau
4 109 (6.95%) Oracle
5 75 (4.78%) SAP
6 59 (3.76%) Adobe
7 55 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 46 (2.93%) Databricks
9 37 (2.36%) Informatica
10 32 (2.04%) Alteryx
11 31 (1.98%) Sybase
12 23 (1.47%) Talend
13 20 (1.27%) Cloudera
14 17 (1.08%) Splunk
15 16 (1.02%) Bloomberg
15 16 (1.02%) MuleSoft
16 15 (0.96%) Ab Initio
16 15 (0.96%) IBM
16 15 (0.96%) Teradata
17 13 (0.83%) Facebook