Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 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.

Data Analysis
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 119 133
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1,012 327 785
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.80% 2.28% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.56% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 231 582
10th Percentile £340 £313 £313
25th Percentile £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £594 £584
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 6
10th Percentile £18.99 £32.18 £14.38
25th Percentile £20.91 £37.11 £17.18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +87.80% +17.14%
75th Percentile £60.63 £55.69 £26.88
90th Percentile £79.45 £61.30 £28.00
England median hourly rate £19.76 £34.25 £16.88
% change year-on-year -42.31% +102.96% -25.00%

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 33,012 12,770 32,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.29% 89.21% 88.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,892 9,204 23,738
10th Percentile £369 £320 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £505 £513
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% -1.46% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 108 373
10th Percentile £15.37 £14.85 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.75 £20.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.13 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +51.67% +12.50%
75th Percentile £53.75 £42.25 £44.97
90th Percentile £68.25 £52.88 £52.90
England median hourly rate £24.18 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.30% +11.11% +12.50%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in London.

Daily rate trend for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in London

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Analysis in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 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 -6 127 £500 +5.26% 53
West London -8 21 £468 +3.89% 11
South London -1 13 £520 +30.00% 3
East London -2 11 £350 +7.69% 16
North London - 3 £150 - 1
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 432 (42.69%) SQL
2 403 (39.82%) Finance
3 296 (29.25%) Social Skills
4 275 (27.17%) Analytics
5 253 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (24.70%) Data Modelling
7 200 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
8 190 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
9 188 (18.58%) Microsoft Excel
10 181 (17.89%) Banking
11 179 (17.69%) Python
12 167 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 165 (16.30%) Azure
14 154 (15.22%) Visualisation
15 139 (13.74%) Power BI
15 139 (13.74%) Power Platform
16 138 (13.64%) Data Architecture
17 136 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
18 133 (13.14%) Data Management
19 128 (12.65%) Microsoft
20 127 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
21 124 (12.25%) Business Analysis
22 105 (10.38%) Data Quality
23 103 (10.18%) SQL Server
24 101 (9.98%) Migration
24 101 (9.98%) Data Science
25 97 (9.58%) Marketing
26 90 (8.89%) Project Management
26 90 (8.89%) Data Mapping
27 89 (8.79%) Tableau

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 50 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.77%) Confluence
2 28 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.37%) SAS
4 16 (1.58%) Jupyter
5 11 (1.09%) Appian
5 11 (1.09%) CMS
6 10 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.79%) Apache
7 8 (0.79%) IIS
8 4 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.40%) Moodle
9 3 (0.30%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.20%) Drupal
10 2 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.20%) R Markdown
11 1 (0.099%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.099%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.099%) TPMS
Applications
1 188 (18.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (7.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 39 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (1.98%) Adobe XD
5 18 (1.78%) Sketch
6 17 (1.68%) MS Visio
7 16 (1.58%) InVision
7 16 (1.58%) Zeplin
8 8 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.69%) SPSS
10 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.099%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.099%) Figma
12 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle AGIS
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 165 (16.30%) Azure
2 139 (13.74%) Power Platform
3 64 (6.32%) AWS
4 38 (3.75%) Collibra
5 22 (2.17%) GCP
6 21 (2.08%) GitHub
7 20 (1.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 17 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 16 (1.58%) Google Analytics
10 14 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (1.38%) Serverless
11 13 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 12 (1.19%) Snowflake
13 11 (1.09%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.99%) Microsoft 365
15 9 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (0.89%) PaaS
16 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.79%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.09%) Internet
2 6 (0.59%) HTTP
3 5 (0.49%) 3GPP
3 5 (0.49%) Network Security
3 5 (0.49%) WAN
4 4 (0.40%) Firewall
4 4 (0.40%) IGMP
4 4 (0.40%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.40%) LAN
4 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.30%) DNS
6 2 (0.20%) SNMP
7 1 (0.099%) Broadband
7 1 (0.099%) DHCP
7 1 (0.099%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.099%) IPv4
7 1 (0.099%) IPv6
7 1 (0.099%) SMTP
7 1 (0.099%) SSH
7 1 (0.099%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (13.74%) Power BI
2 127 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
3 103 (10.18%) SQL Server
4 89 (8.79%) Tableau
5 77 (7.61%) Big Data
6 66 (6.52%) Data Lake
7 57 (5.63%) Metadata
8 33 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.16%) Data Mining
9 32 (3.16%) QlikView
10 30 (2.96%) Hadoop
11 27 (2.67%) Metadata Repository
11 27 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
12 21 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.98%) NoSQL
14 17 (1.68%) MySQL
14 17 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
15 16 (1.58%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.28%) HBase
Development Applications
1 66 (6.52%) PowerDesigner
2 44 (4.35%) JIRA
3 30 (2.96%) ERwin
4 26 (2.57%) Git (software)
5 20 (1.98%) Axure RP
6 18 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.38%) kappa
8 9 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.49%) Subversion
12 4 (0.40%) CircleCI
12 4 (0.40%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.40%) Moq
12 4 (0.40%) NUnit
13 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.20%) RStudio
14 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 403 (39.82%) Finance
2 296 (29.25%) Social Skills
3 200 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
4 181 (17.89%) Banking
5 97 (9.58%) Marketing
6 84 (8.30%) Presentation Skills
7 65 (6.42%) Investment Banking
8 51 (5.04%) Influencing Skills
8 51 (5.04%) Public Sector
9 35 (3.46%) Front Office
10 32 (3.16%) Telecoms
11 31 (3.06%) Manufacturing
12 27 (2.67%) Retail
13 26 (2.57%) Legal
14 22 (2.17%) Electronics
15 16 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
16 12 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
17 11 (1.09%) Back Office
18 10 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 430 (42.49%) Analyst
2 203 (20.06%) Data Analyst
3 175 (17.29%) Business Analyst
4 129 (12.75%) Architect
5 113 (11.17%) Developer
6 105 (10.38%) Data Architect
7 53 (5.24%) Data Business Analyst
8 48 (4.74%) Data Modeller
9 44 (4.35%) Data Engineer
10 41 (4.05%) Data Scientist
11 38 (3.75%) Banking Analyst
12 33 (3.26%) Financial Analyst
12 33 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
13 31 (3.06%) C# Developer
14 30 (2.96%) Consultant
14 30 (2.96%) Designer
15 29 (2.87%) SQL Analyst
16 28 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (2.67%) Business Data Analyst
18 23 (2.27%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.95%) .NET
2 30 (2.96%) .NET Framework
3 25 (2.47%) XML
4 22 (2.17%) HTML
4 22 (2.17%) Shiny
5 20 (1.98%) D3.js
5 20 (1.98%) Pandas
6 16 (1.58%) JSON
7 15 (1.48%) CSS
7 15 (1.48%) NumPy
8 14 (1.38%) WPF
9 13 (1.28%) scikit-learn
10 12 (1.19%) TensorFlow
10 12 (1.19%) Web Services
11 11 (1.09%) Velocity
12 10 (0.99%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.89%) Kafka
13 9 (0.89%) Keras
13 9 (0.89%) RESTful
14 8 (0.79%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.04%) User Experience
2 48 (4.74%) Algorithms
3 44 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.75%) Virtual Team
5 34 (3.36%) Reference Data
6 25 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (2.47%) Social Media
7 24 (2.37%) Derivative
8 23 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.98%) Equities
9 20 (1.98%) Fixed Income
10 17 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.38%) Credit Risk
11 14 (1.38%) Taxonomies
12 13 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
13 10 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (0.89%) Market Risk
15 8 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
15 8 (0.79%) NHS
16 7 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (2.87%) Windows
2 17 (1.68%) Unix
3 13 (1.28%) Linux
4 6 (0.59%) Android
4 6 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (27.17%) Analytics
2 253 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (24.70%) Data Modelling
4 190 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
5 167 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 154 (15.22%) Visualisation
7 138 (13.64%) Data Architecture
8 136 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
9 133 (13.14%) Data Management
10 124 (12.25%) Business Analysis
11 101 (9.98%) Data Science
11 101 (9.98%) Migration
12 90 (8.89%) Data Mapping
12 90 (8.89%) Project Management
13 89 (8.79%) Requirements Gathering
14 86 (8.50%) DevOps
14 86 (8.50%) ETL
15 83 (8.20%) Data Integration
15 83 (8.20%) Data Visualisation
16 76 (7.51%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 432 (42.69%) SQL
2 179 (17.69%) Python
3 72 (7.11%) VBA
4 63 (6.23%) R
5 60 (5.93%) C#
6 35 (3.46%) JavaScript
7 34 (3.36%) T-SQL
7 34 (3.36%) VB
8 29 (2.87%) Java
9 27 (2.67%) VB.NET
10 24 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.58%) Scala
12 10 (0.99%) C
13 9 (0.89%) TypeScript
14 8 (0.79%) C++
15 7 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.69%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.59%) Julia
16 6 (0.59%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (8.50%) Degree
2 38 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.78%) CIMA
5 7 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.59%) PMP
6 6 (0.59%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.49%) CISM
7 5 (0.49%) CISSP
8 4 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.40%) MBA
9 3 (0.30%) CISA
10 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.099%) CBAP
11 1 (0.099%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (10.38%) Data Quality
2 84 (8.30%) QA
3 59 (5.83%) GDPR
4 29 (2.87%) MiFID
5 27 (2.67%) IFRS
6 24 (2.37%) EMIR
7 21 (2.08%) GAAP
8 17 (1.68%) Accessibility
9 14 (1.38%) PMO
10 7 (0.69%) COREP
11 6 (0.59%) FINREP
12 4 (0.40%) Basel III
13 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.30%) FATCA
13 3 (0.30%) SLA
13 3 (0.30%) WCAG
14 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.20%) GRC
14 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.099%) NCSC
System Software
1 15 (1.48%) Docker
2 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.099%) HDFS
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.19%) Terraform
3 9 (0.89%) Ansible
4 8 (0.79%) Control-M
5 3 (0.30%) Kubeflow
5 3 (0.30%) Nessus
5 3 (0.30%) Oozie
6 1 (0.099%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.099%) Grafana
6 1 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.099%) Kibana
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.099%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.099%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.099%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 128 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.93%) Oracle
3 59 (5.83%) BiZZdesign
4 56 (5.53%) Salesforce.com
5 53 (5.24%) SAP
6 48 (4.74%) Alteryx
7 45 (4.45%) Adobe
8 36 (3.56%) Google
9 33 (3.26%) Databricks
10 31 (3.06%) Informatica
11 26 (2.57%) IBM
11 26 (2.57%) Sparx
12 20 (1.98%) Remedy
13 17 (1.68%) CA
14 15 (1.48%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.09%) Citrix
16 9 (0.89%) Ab Initio
16 9 (0.89%) MuleSoft
17 6 (0.59%) Cisco
17 6 (0.59%) Teradata