Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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.

Data Analysis
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 110 119
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1012 1034 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.15% 2.29% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.65% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 754 661
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £265
90th Percentile £638 £638 £603
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 16
London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.69 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.10% -1.41% -26.67%
10th Percentile £15.58 £12.00 £16.82
90th Percentile £38.79 £32.75 £56.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -21.05%

Data Analysis 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 40998 38993 38736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29810 27960 27683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 406 463
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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 +1 191 £500 +11.11% 31
East London -9 25 £400 +6.67% 8
South London -19 23 £488 +8.33% 6
West London -29 22 £450 +20.00% 3
North London -12 1 - - 1
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 427 (42.19%) SQL
2 380 (37.55%) Finance
3 245 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (23.81%) Banking
5 218 (21.54%) Data Modelling
5 218 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
6 201 (19.86%) Analytics
7 196 (19.37%) Microsoft Excel
8 157 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
9 152 (15.02%) Business Analysis
10 149 (14.72%) Microsoft
11 147 (14.53%) SQL Server
12 121 (11.96%) ETL
13 119 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
14 118 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 102 (10.08%) Python
15 102 (10.08%) Project Management
16 100 (9.88%) Investment Banking
17 98 (9.68%) Data Management
18 96 (9.49%) Data Quality
18 96 (9.49%) Degree
19 92 (9.09%) Visualisation
20 90 (8.89%) Migration
21 82 (8.10%) Linux
22 80 (7.91%) Big Data
23 75 (7.41%) Tableau
23 75 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
23 75 (7.41%) VBA
24 73 (7.21%) Java
25 72 (7.11%) Oracle

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 33 (3.26%) SAS
2 32 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 32 (3.16%) Confluence
3 26 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.28%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.99%) Apache Solr
5 10 (0.99%) CMS
6 8 (0.79%) Apache
6 8 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.20%) IIS
10 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.099%) Kentico
11 1 (0.099%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.099%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.099%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.099%) WebLogic
Applications
1 196 (19.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 33 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.99%) SPSS
7 5 (0.49%) Weka
8 4 (0.40%) Stata
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.30%) InVision
9 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.20%) Mingle
11 1 (0.099%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.099%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 37 (3.66%) Markit EDM
2 28 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 3 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.30%) Summit
6 2 (0.20%) FastStats
6 2 (0.20%) HFM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.47%) Google Analytics
4 13 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.99%) Office 365
7 9 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.79%) AdWords
9 7 (0.69%) SaaS
10 6 (0.59%) GitHub
11 5 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.40%) G Suite
12 4 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.099%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 1 (0.099%) Firebase
14 1 (0.099%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.99%) Internet
2 9 (0.89%) HTTP
3 6 (0.59%) DNS
3 6 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.40%) MPLS
4 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.30%) DHCP
5 3 (0.30%) Firewall
5 3 (0.30%) Intranet
5 3 (0.30%) VPLS
5 3 (0.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.20%) SMS
6 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.099%) BGP
7 1 (0.099%) OSPF
7 1 (0.099%) RTCP
7 1 (0.099%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 119 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (7.91%) Big Data
4 61 (6.03%) Hadoop
5 56 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (5.04%) NoSQL
7 49 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 48 (4.74%) QlikView
9 43 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (3.06%) Data Mining
10 31 (3.06%) MongoDB
10 31 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (2.87%) Power BI
11 29 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.98%) MS Access
12 20 (1.98%) OLAP
13 19 (1.88%) Apache Hive
14 17 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.58%) Impala
15 16 (1.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 67 (6.62%) JIRA
2 27 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.88%) TeamCity
4 13 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.59%) ERwin
6 6 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.40%) gulp
8 4 (0.40%) Maven
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.30%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.30%) JMeter
9 3 (0.30%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.20%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 380 (37.55%) Finance
2 241 (23.81%) Banking
3 100 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 69 (6.82%) Marketing
5 65 (6.42%) Front Office
6 50 (4.94%) Retail
7 46 (4.55%) Legal
8 26 (2.57%) Back Office
9 21 (2.08%) Advertising
10 16 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.58%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.38%) Law
11 14 (1.38%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.09%) Publishing
13 9 (0.89%) Electronics
13 9 (0.89%) French Language
13 9 (0.89%) Games
14 7 (0.69%) German Language
14 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 521 (51.48%) Analyst
2 237 (23.42%) Business Analyst
3 202 (19.96%) Data Analyst
4 157 (15.51%) Developer
5 56 (5.53%) Banking Analyst
5 56 (5.53%) Data Business Analyst
6 50 (4.94%) Architect
7 46 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 45 (4.45%) Business Data Analyst
9 40 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 39 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
11 38 (3.75%) Data Engineer
11 38 (3.75%) SQL Analyst
12 37 (3.66%) Consultant
13 30 (2.96%) SQL Data Analyst
14 27 (2.67%) Data Scientist
15 26 (2.57%) C# Developer
15 26 (2.57%) Senior Business Analyst
16 25 (2.47%) Technical Analyst
17 24 (2.37%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (6.72%) XML
2 42 (4.15%) .NET
3 34 (3.36%) HTML
4 33 (3.26%) AngularJS
5 28 (2.77%) ASP.NET
6 26 (2.57%) CSS
7 24 (2.37%) REST
8 22 (2.17%) Node.js
9 20 (1.98%) Kafka
10 18 (1.78%) FpML
10 18 (1.78%) Web Services
11 17 (1.68%) JSON
11 17 (1.68%) Spring
12 15 (1.48%) Natural Language Processing
12 15 (1.48%) XSD
13 14 (1.38%) XSLT
14 12 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (1.19%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.19%) JMS
14 12 (1.19%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 218 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 52 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 37 (3.66%) Fixed Income
6 34 (3.36%) Equities
7 28 (2.77%) Derivative
8 25 (2.47%) Market Risk
8 25 (2.47%) Reference Data
8 25 (2.47%) User Experience
9 24 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (2.27%) Credit Risk
11 17 (1.68%) NHS
12 16 (1.58%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.58%) Fintech
12 16 (1.58%) Taxonomies
13 14 (1.38%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
15 11 (1.09%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.10%) Linux
2 48 (4.74%) Unix
3 38 (3.75%) Windows
4 10 (0.99%) CentOS
5 9 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Android
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.099%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (21.54%) Data Modelling
3 201 (19.86%) Analytics
4 157 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
5 152 (15.02%) Business Analysis
6 121 (11.96%) ETL
7 118 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (10.08%) Project Management
9 98 (9.68%) Data Management
10 92 (9.09%) Visualisation
11 90 (8.89%) Migration
12 72 (7.11%) Scrum
13 70 (6.92%) SDLC
14 68 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 62 (6.13%) Asset Management
16 59 (5.83%) Data Analytics
17 55 (5.43%) Data Migration
18 52 (5.14%) Data Cleansing
18 52 (5.14%) Validation
19 50 (4.94%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 427 (42.19%) SQL
2 102 (10.08%) Python
3 75 (7.41%) VBA
4 73 (7.21%) Java
5 69 (6.82%) C#
6 55 (5.43%) R
7 45 (4.45%) JavaScript
8 38 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 32 (3.16%) Scala
10 23 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 23 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.78%) PHP
13 16 (1.58%) AWK
13 16 (1.58%) sed
14 15 (1.48%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.48%) XPath
15 14 (1.38%) SAS Macro
15 14 (1.38%) VBScript
16 12 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (9.49%) Degree
2 52 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
4 13 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.19%) PMP
6 9 (0.89%) ISEB
7 8 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.49%) MOS
10 4 (0.40%) ACCA
10 4 (0.40%) CIMA
11 3 (0.30%) CISSP
11 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.30%) PhD
12 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (9.49%) Data Quality
2 62 (6.13%) GDPR
3 52 (5.14%) QA
4 31 (3.06%) MiFID
5 26 (2.57%) EMIR
6 24 (2.37%) PMO
7 16 (1.58%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.79%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.69%) FINREP
11 6 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.59%) ISO 20022
11 6 (0.59%) SLA
12 5 (0.49%) COREP
12 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.40%) Basel III
13 4 (0.40%) GCP
13 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
14 3 (0.30%) GxP
14 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (1.68%) Docker
2 7 (0.69%) HDFS
3 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.099%) Firmware
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.099%) Snort
5 1 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (0.49%) Control-M
2 5 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.49%) Puppet
3 4 (0.40%) CFEngine
3 4 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.40%) Nagios
3 4 (0.40%) SCCM
4 3 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.30%) QRadar
4 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.20%) Ambari
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) EnCase
5 2 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.099%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.099%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.099%) Terraform
Vendors
1 149 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 75 (7.41%) Tableau
3 72 (7.11%) Oracle
4 33 (3.26%) SAP
5 29 (2.87%) Google
6 23 (2.27%) IBM
7 21 (2.08%) Informatica
8 20 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.88%) Cognos
10 18 (1.78%) Greenplum
11 13 (1.28%) Splunk
12 12 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (1.09%) Workday
14 9 (0.89%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.89%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.79%) Adobe
16 7 (0.69%) Alteryx
16 7 (0.69%) Cloudera
17 6 (0.59%) Sybase
17 6 (0.59%) Talend