The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Data Analysis
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 119 101
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 476 452 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.33% 2.09% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.44% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 329 361
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 8
Median hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £27.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.90% -26.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £16.56 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.21 £31.25 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £21.74
% change year-on-year +26.81% -36.50%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17711 18496 19220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12688 13519 13610
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 159 261
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 103 £481 +13.23% 14
Croydon +1 4 £488 +8.33%
Westminster - 3 £525 -
Docklands, London +3 2 - -
Canary Wharf 0 2 - -
Bromley +3 1 - - 1
Isleworth - 1 £270 -
Romford - 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 £125 -
Southwark - 1 £351 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 409 (46.37%) SQL
2 326 (36.96%) Finance
3 232 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (20.98%) Analytics
5 184 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
6 182 (20.63%) Data Modelling
7 175 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
8 174 (19.73%) Banking
9 167 (18.93%) Microsoft Excel
10 151 (17.12%) Microsoft
11 145 (16.44%) Data Warehouse
12 128 (14.51%) ETL
13 125 (14.17%) Business Analysis
14 116 (13.15%) Oracle
15 110 (12.47%) SQL Server
16 107 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 92 (10.43%) Python
18 91 (10.32%) Data Management
19 88 (9.98%) Big Data
20 87 (9.86%) Project Management
21 83 (9.41%) Linux
22 81 (9.18%) Hadoop
23 80 (9.07%) Degree
24 79 (8.96%) Java
24 79 (8.96%) Data Quality
25 77 (8.73%) Data Analytics
25 77 (8.73%) Visualisation
26 72 (8.16%) Windows
26 72 (8.16%) Investment Banking
27 67 (7.60%) Migration

Data Analysis
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 45 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.99%) SAS
3 29 (3.29%) Confluence
4 22 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.38%) Apache Pig
6 12 (1.36%) Apache
7 9 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.68%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.57%) CMS
12 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.23%) CICS
13 2 (0.23%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.23%) JBoss
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.11%) Kentico
Applications
1 167 (18.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 24 (2.72%) SPSS
6 16 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.68%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (0.91%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.23%) FastStats
6 2 (0.23%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.23%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.11%) Relativity
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 15 (1.70%) Office 365
5 13 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.13%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.68%) AdWords
11 5 (0.57%) SaaS
12 3 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.34%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.34%) Firebase
12 3 (0.34%) G Suite
12 3 (0.34%) IaaS
12 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.23%) GitHub
13 2 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.13%) HTTP
1 10 (1.13%) Internet
2 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.45%) Firewall
4 3 (0.34%) DNS
4 3 (0.34%) Intranet
4 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.34%) MPLS
5 2 (0.23%) Network Security
5 2 (0.23%) TETRA
5 2 (0.23%) VPLS
6 1 (0.11%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) Broadband
6 1 (0.11%) MQTT
6 1 (0.11%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (16.44%) Data Warehouse
2 110 (12.47%) SQL Server
3 88 (9.98%) Big Data
4 81 (9.18%) Hadoop
5 61 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 60 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (4.65%) Power BI
9 37 (4.20%) Apache Hive
10 33 (3.74%) NoSQL
11 31 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
12 29 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (3.17%) QlikView
14 27 (3.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 26 (2.95%) Data Mining
16 22 (2.49%) MySQL
16 22 (2.49%) RDBMS
17 21 (2.38%) HBase
17 21 (2.38%) MS Access
18 20 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (4.42%) JIRA
2 23 (2.61%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (1.81%) ERwin
4 14 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.36%) PowerDesigner
7 11 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.91%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.57%) Toad
10 4 (0.45%) Fiddler
10 4 (0.45%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.45%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.34%) Maven
11 3 (0.34%) Selenium
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.34%) Subversion
12 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.23%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.23%) JUnit
12 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 326 (36.96%) Finance
2 174 (19.73%) Banking
3 72 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 56 (6.35%) Marketing
5 50 (5.67%) Retail
6 46 (5.22%) Front Office
7 40 (4.54%) Legal
8 29 (3.29%) Telecoms
9 26 (2.95%) Back Office
10 19 (2.15%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.93%) Advertising
12 16 (1.81%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.59%) Electronics
14 12 (1.36%) French Language
15 11 (1.25%) Publishing
15 11 (1.25%) Retail Banking
16 9 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.91%) Law
18 6 (0.68%) German Language
19 4 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 457 (51.81%) Analyst
2 193 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 174 (19.73%) Data Analyst
4 133 (15.08%) Developer
5 61 (6.92%) Data Business Analyst
6 48 (5.44%) SQL Analyst
7 43 (4.88%) Architect
8 32 (3.63%) Data Scientist
8 32 (3.63%) Systems Analyst
9 31 (3.51%) Data Architect
10 30 (3.40%) Consultant
10 30 (3.40%) SQL Data Analyst
11 28 (3.17%) Java Developer
12 26 (2.95%) Business Data Analyst
13 24 (2.72%) Project Manager
13 24 (2.72%) SQL Developer
14 23 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 22 (2.49%) Data Engineer
15 22 (2.49%) Excel Analyst
16 20 (2.27%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.80%) XML
2 31 (3.51%) Web Services
3 27 (3.06%) .NET
4 24 (2.72%) JSON
5 21 (2.38%) HTML
6 17 (1.93%) Kafka
7 16 (1.81%) REST
8 13 (1.47%) CSS
8 13 (1.47%) SOAP
9 12 (1.36%) XML Messaging
9 12 (1.36%) XML Schema
10 10 (1.13%) Node.js
11 9 (1.02%) JMS
11 9 (1.02%) Middleware
11 9 (1.02%) RESTful
12 8 (0.91%) MDX
12 8 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
13 7 (0.79%) Spring
14 6 (0.68%) Hibernate
14 6 (0.68%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 184 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.95%) Algorithms
5 25 (2.83%) Market Risk
5 25 (2.83%) Private Cloud
6 24 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 24 (2.72%) Reference Data
7 22 (2.49%) Equities
8 21 (2.38%) Fintech
9 20 (2.27%) Derivative
10 17 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.70%) TWAP
12 15 (1.70%) VWAP
13 14 (1.59%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.59%) SWIFT
14 12 (1.36%) Credit Risk
14 12 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (1.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.41%) Linux
2 72 (8.16%) Windows
3 48 (5.44%) Unix
4 7 (0.79%) Windows 10
4 7 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.11%) CentOS
5 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (20.98%) Analytics
3 182 (20.63%) Data Modelling
4 175 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
5 128 (14.51%) ETL
6 125 (14.17%) Business Analysis
7 107 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 91 (10.32%) Data Management
9 87 (9.86%) Project Management
10 77 (8.73%) Data Analytics
10 77 (8.73%) Visualisation
11 67 (7.60%) Migration
12 54 (6.12%) Scrum
13 47 (5.33%) Asset Management
14 46 (5.22%) Machine Learning
15 45 (5.10%) Data Visualisation
16 43 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
17 40 (4.54%) SDLC
18 39 (4.42%) Statistics
19 38 (4.31%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 409 (46.37%) SQL
2 92 (10.43%) Python
3 79 (8.96%) Java
4 57 (6.46%) VBA
5 46 (5.22%) C#
6 34 (3.85%) R
7 33 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 31 (3.51%) Scala
9 30 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 29 (3.29%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.70%) VB
12 13 (1.47%) C
12 13 (1.47%) C++
13 11 (1.25%) Perl
13 11 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.13%) PHP
15 9 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.02%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.91%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (9.07%) Degree
2 52 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.02%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.02%) PMP
6 6 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.68%) ISEB
6 6 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.34%) MOS
9 3 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.23%) CFA
10 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.96%) Data Quality
2 40 (4.54%) MiFID
3 25 (2.83%) QA
4 24 (2.72%) EMIR
5 17 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (1.81%) ISO 20022
7 13 (1.47%) PMO
8 12 (1.36%) GDPR
9 11 (1.25%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.91%) SLA
10 8 (0.91%) WCAG
11 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.45%) IFRS
12 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.34%) FINREP
13 3 (0.34%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.11%) GxP
14 1 (0.11%) HL7
14 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (2.15%) HDFS
2 11 (1.25%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.68%) Docker
4 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (1.70%) Puppet
2 14 (1.59%) Ansible
2 14 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (1.13%) Terraform
4 3 (0.34%) CSIRT
4 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.34%) QRadar
5 2 (0.23%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.23%) Mesos
5 2 (0.23%) Nagios
5 2 (0.23%) Salt
5 2 (0.23%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.11%) Control-M
6 1 (0.11%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 151 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 116 (13.15%) Oracle
3 62 (7.03%) Tableau
4 38 (4.31%) SAP
5 33 (3.74%) Informatica
6 26 (2.95%) Google
7 25 (2.83%) Cloudera
8 23 (2.61%) IBM
8 23 (2.61%) Talend
9 22 (2.49%) Greenplum
10 18 (2.04%) Cognos
11 17 (1.93%) Splunk
12 14 (1.59%) Teradata
13 13 (1.47%) Alteryx
14 10 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
15 9 (1.02%) RapidMiner
16 8 (0.91%) Fidessa
17 6 (0.68%) ServiceNow
17 6 (0.68%) TOWER Software
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