Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 42 29
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytics 2,849 810 2,357
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.96% 5.77% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 6.46% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,953 579 1,621
10th Percentile £380 £325 £359
25th Percentile £473 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £638
90th Percentile £788 £728 £725
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 16
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £20.50
25th Percentile £16.38 £28.43 £27.25
Median hourly rate £33.00 £38.50 £36.66
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.01% +2.55%
75th Percentile £43.44 £50.17 £40.85
90th Percentile £59.13 £61.08 £49.57
England median hourly rate £28.41 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.27% -10.00% -5.66%

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 32,691 12,531 32,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.33% 89.29% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,596 9,021 23,808
10th Percentile £367 £324 £325
25th Percentile £461 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £510 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% -0.63% +2.65%
75th Percentile £650 £619 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 101 379
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.16 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate £34.50 £34.53 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -0.09% +53.47% +12.50%
75th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.43 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.04% +15.56% +12.50%

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 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 +14 319 £570 +8.57% 243
West London -6 68 £471 -11.08% 51
South London +26 38 £520 +58.78% 18
East London -10 6 £615 +173.33% 73
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 957 (33.59%) SQL
2 931 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
3 896 (31.45%) Finance
4 878 (30.82%) Python
5 851 (29.87%) Azure
6 760 (26.68%) Social Skills
7 630 (22.11%) Business Intelligence
8 579 (20.32%) Data Analytics
9 484 (16.99%) AWS
10 470 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
11 459 (16.11%) DevOps
12 442 (15.51%) Data Modelling
13 438 (15.37%) Visualisation
14 426 (14.95%) Java
15 385 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
16 379 (13.30%) Microsoft
17 372 (13.06%) Power Platform
18 366 (12.85%) Power BI
19 359 (12.60%) Big Data
20 351 (12.32%) Degree
21 347 (12.18%) Data Science
22 327 (11.48%) Marketing
23 314 (11.02%) ETL
24 312 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
25 293 (10.28%) Scrum
26 291 (10.21%) JavaScript
27 283 (9.93%) Tableau
28 282 (9.90%) Apache Spark
29 276 (9.69%) Banking
30 272 (9.55%) Data Analysis

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
1 282 (9.90%) Apache Spark
2 86 (3.02%) CMS
3 62 (2.18%) SAS
4 61 (2.14%) Apache Airflow
5 57 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 52 (1.83%) Apache
7 46 (1.61%) Confluence
8 44 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 35 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (1.02%) Luigi
11 26 (0.91%) Jupyter
12 15 (0.53%) IIS
13 13 (0.46%) Apache Pig
14 12 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.25%) Drupal
16 7 (0.25%) MS Exchange
17 4 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 202 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 58 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.74%) Sketch
6 20 (0.70%) Chatbot
7 11 (0.39%) Figma
8 10 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.35%) InVision
9 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.21%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.14%) SPSS
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe XD
13 3 (0.11%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.035%) Marvel
14 1 (0.035%) Oracle Smart View
14 1 (0.035%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 18 (0.63%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (0.35%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.25%) Cloudability
7 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.18%) Sprinklr
9 4 (0.14%) Endur
10 3 (0.11%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.11%) SessionCam
10 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.070%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 851 (29.87%) Azure
2 484 (16.99%) AWS
3 372 (13.06%) Power Platform
4 263 (9.23%) GCP
5 154 (5.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 128 (4.49%) Serverless
7 116 (4.07%) Google Analytics
8 104 (3.65%) Adobe Analytics
9 103 (3.62%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 86 (3.02%) PaaS
11 83 (2.91%) Azure Functions
12 73 (2.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 68 (2.39%) GitHub
14 64 (2.25%) Amazon S3
15 53 (1.86%) IaaS
16 51 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
17 49 (1.72%) Snowflake
18 44 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
18 44 (1.54%) Collibra
19 39 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.65%) Firewall
2 24 (0.84%) BGP
3 20 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 19 (0.67%) Internet
5 18 (0.63%) VPN
6 14 (0.49%) DNS
7 13 (0.46%) HTTP
8 8 (0.28%) Intranet
8 8 (0.28%) Network Security
9 7 (0.25%) RTMP
9 7 (0.25%) SSL
10 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.21%) WAN
11 5 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.14%) LAN
12 4 (0.14%) OSPF
12 4 (0.14%) SMS
13 3 (0.11%) DHCP
13 3 (0.11%) IPsec
13 3 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 366 (12.85%) Power BI
3 359 (12.60%) Big Data
4 283 (9.93%) Tableau
5 194 (6.81%) Data Lake
6 188 (6.60%) SQL Server
7 187 (6.56%) Hadoop
8 176 (6.18%) NoSQL
9 142 (4.98%) Relational Database
10 107 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
11 106 (3.72%) Metadata
12 92 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 90 (3.16%) BigQuery
14 85 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
15 80 (2.81%) Apache Hive
16 71 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 65 (2.28%) Data Mining
18 59 (2.07%) HBase
19 58 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 56 (1.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 177 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 155 (5.44%) Jenkins
3 128 (4.49%) JIRA
4 50 (1.76%) Maven
5 48 (1.68%) PowerDesigner
6 45 (1.58%) GitLab
7 43 (1.51%) ERwin
8 39 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 38 (1.33%) Artifactory
10 35 (1.23%) Subversion
11 30 (1.05%) Visual Studio
12 28 (0.98%) TeamCity
13 27 (0.95%) Selenium
14 26 (0.91%) Bitbucket
15 24 (0.84%) JUnit
16 20 (0.70%) Cypress.io
16 20 (0.70%) Jasmine
16 20 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
17 19 (0.67%) Mockito
17 19 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 896 (31.45%) Finance
2 760 (26.68%) Social Skills
3 470 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
4 327 (11.48%) Marketing
5 276 (9.69%) Banking
6 207 (7.27%) Presentation Skills
7 171 (6.00%) Front Office
8 133 (4.67%) Investment Banking
9 122 (4.28%) Retail
10 110 (3.86%) Public Sector
11 72 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
12 54 (1.90%) Legal
13 48 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
14 40 (1.40%) Telecoms
15 38 (1.33%) Manufacturing
16 34 (1.19%) Back Office
17 33 (1.16%) Advertising
18 30 (1.05%) Law
19 29 (1.02%) Publishing
20 28 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 558 (19.59%) Developer
2 426 (14.95%) Analyst
3 359 (12.60%) Architect
4 271 (9.51%) Data Engineer
5 158 (5.55%) Data Analyst
6 155 (5.44%) Data Architect
7 130 (4.56%) Azure Engineer
8 120 (4.21%) Consultant
9 115 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
10 113 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 106 (3.72%) Data Scientist
11 106 (3.72%) Python Developer
12 85 (2.98%) Project Manager
13 84 (2.95%) Java Developer
14 74 (2.60%) Python Engineer
15 72 (2.53%) Designer
16 70 (2.46%) Senior Developer
17 69 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
18 62 (2.18%) Azure Architect
18 62 (2.18%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (6.39%) React
2 163 (5.72%) Kafka
3 154 (5.41%) HTML
4 141 (4.95%) .NET
5 113 (3.97%) CSS
6 109 (3.83%) Node.js
7 98 (3.44%) Web Services
8 95 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 73 (2.56%) Spring
10 70 (2.46%) RESTful
11 68 (2.39%) JSON
12 63 (2.21%) REST
13 59 (2.07%) Spring Boot
14 55 (1.93%) GraphQL
15 52 (1.83%) Pandas
16 51 (1.79%) PySpark
17 45 (1.58%) ARM Templates
17 45 (1.58%) XML
18 42 (1.47%) Spark Streaming
19 41 (1.44%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 227 (7.97%) User Experience
2 125 (4.39%) Fixed Income
3 118 (4.14%) Data Structures
4 116 (4.07%) Algorithms
5 111 (3.90%) Equities
6 102 (3.58%) Derivative
7 100 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 89 (3.12%) Hedge funds
9 88 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 74 (2.60%) Virtual Team
11 70 (2.46%) Social Media
12 66 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
13 56 (1.97%) Credit Risk
14 53 (1.86%) Cloud Native
15 46 (1.61%) Mobile App
16 43 (1.51%) Market Risk
17 39 (1.37%) Public Cloud
18 36 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
19 35 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
20 34 (1.19%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 121 (4.25%) Linux
2 82 (2.88%) Windows
3 61 (2.14%) Unix
4 19 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.25%) Android
7 7 (0.25%) VMS
8 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.070%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.070%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.035%) AIX
11 1 (0.035%) Debian
11 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.035%) MVS
11 1 (0.035%) Solaris
11 1 (0.035%) SUSE
11 1 (0.035%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 931 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 630 (22.11%) Business Intelligence
3 579 (20.32%) Data Analytics
4 459 (16.11%) DevOps
5 442 (15.51%) Data Modelling
6 438 (15.37%) Visualisation
7 347 (12.18%) Data Science
8 314 (11.02%) ETL
9 312 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
10 293 (10.28%) Scrum
11 272 (9.55%) Data Analysis
12 249 (8.74%) Machine Learning
13 248 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 231 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
15 225 (7.90%) Decision-Making
16 218 (7.65%) Project Management
17 209 (7.34%) Data Engineering
17 209 (7.34%) Software Engineering
18 199 (6.98%) Computer Science
19 198 (6.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 957 (33.59%) SQL
2 878 (30.82%) Python
3 426 (14.95%) Java
4 291 (10.21%) JavaScript
5 202 (7.09%) C#
6 165 (5.79%) Scala
7 145 (5.09%) R
8 140 (4.91%) C++
9 120 (4.21%) PowerShell
10 113 (3.97%) TypeScript
11 57 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 54 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 53 (1.86%) Java 8
14 52 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 48 (1.68%) Kotlin
16 45 (1.58%) C
17 35 (1.23%) VBA
18 34 (1.19%) Go
19 31 (1.09%) Shell Script
20 26 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 351 (12.32%) Degree
2 92 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.12%) Master's Degree
6 27 (0.95%) PhD
7 26 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.42%) AWS Certification
9 11 (0.39%) MBA
10 10 (0.35%) CIMA
11 9 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.28%) CFA
12 8 (0.28%) PMP
12 8 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (0.21%) ISEB
13 6 (0.21%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.18%) CISSP
14 5 (0.18%) MCSE
14 5 (0.18%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (5.12%) Data Quality
2 119 (4.18%) QA
3 87 (3.05%) GDPR
4 66 (2.32%) Accessibility
5 39 (1.37%) PMO
6 19 (0.67%) SLA
7 12 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.42%) NIST
8 8 (0.28%) COBIT
9 5 (0.18%) COREP
9 5 (0.18%) IFRS
9 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.14%) FINREP
10 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) Basel III
11 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.11%) WCAG
12 2 (0.070%) CRD IV
System Software
1 166 (5.83%) Docker
2 48 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.98%) HDFS
4 13 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.070%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.070%) XenApp
8 2 (0.070%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.035%) GFS2
9 1 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.035%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 183 (6.42%) Kubernetes
2 120 (4.21%) Terraform
3 84 (2.95%) Ansible
4 31 (1.09%) Grafana
5 24 (0.84%) Prometheus
6 20 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
7 18 (0.63%) Kibana
7 18 (0.63%) Oozie
8 17 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 14 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
9 14 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.46%) Istio
11 12 (0.42%) Puppet
12 11 (0.39%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.32%) logstash
15 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.18%) SCCM
16 4 (0.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 379 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 253 (8.88%) Google
3 250 (8.78%) Databricks
4 198 (6.95%) Adobe
5 149 (5.23%) Oracle
6 109 (3.83%) SAP
7 103 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
8 67 (2.35%) Alteryx
9 65 (2.28%) Splunk
10 53 (1.86%) BiZZdesign
11 49 (1.72%) IBM
12 39 (1.37%) Informatica
13 34 (1.19%) ServiceNow
14 30 (1.05%) MuleSoft
15 29 (1.02%) Teradata
16 22 (0.77%) Ab Initio
17 21 (0.74%) Cloudera
17 21 (0.74%) Dynatrace
18 17 (0.60%) Altiris
19 16 (0.56%) Sparx