Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 188 179
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 565 666 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.53% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 472 405
London median daily rate £425 £416 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +0.91% -0.60%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £215
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +7.45% +5.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 10
London median hourly rate £21.89 £20.28 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.98% +3.13% -1.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.85 £14.98
90th Percentile £53.16 £40.00 £24.41
England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 38,238 43,576 37,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 94.83% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,262 31,520 26,777
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 682 500
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% -3.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.78 £12.24
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.95 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.23 £18.51 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.92% -2.61% -0.60%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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 +12 112 £445 -1.11% 18
West London +32 52 £331 +1.92% 7
East London -23 6 £450 -10.00% 2
South London +6 3 £226 -43.08%
North London -3 2 £425 - 1
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 250 (44.25%) SQL
2 186 (32.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 176 (31.15%) Data Analysis
4 155 (27.43%) Finance
5 135 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
6 123 (21.77%) Analytics
7 111 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
8 105 (18.58%) Tableau
9 99 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (16.64%) Visualisation
11 82 (14.51%) Python
11 82 (14.51%) Data Modelling
12 74 (13.10%) Data Quality
12 74 (13.10%) Data Science
13 67 (11.86%) Data Visualisation
14 65 (11.50%) Power Platform
14 65 (11.50%) Power BI
15 61 (10.80%) Migration
16 60 (10.62%) SQL Server
17 59 (10.44%) Microsoft
18 58 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
19 56 (9.91%) ETL
20 55 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
20 55 (9.73%) Marketing
21 53 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
22 49 (8.67%) CRM
23 46 (8.14%) Data Migration
24 45 (7.96%) Degree
25 42 (7.43%) R
26 41 (7.26%) Data Analytics

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 23 (4.07%) SAS
2 8 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 186 (32.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.31%) Spreadsheet
3 22 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.88%) SPSS
7 3 (0.53%) Stata
8 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.24%) Actimize
3 5 (0.88%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.71%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.53%) FastStats
5 3 (0.53%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.18%) RMDS
7 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.50%) Power Platform
2 25 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.48%) Adobe Analytics
4 13 (2.30%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.95%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.06%) SaaS
9 4 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.71%) Office 365
10 3 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.53%) Serverless
10 3 (0.53%) Veeva
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.24%) Internet
2 2 (0.35%) Multicast
2 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.18%) Firewall
3 1 (0.18%) FTP
3 1 (0.18%) SMS
3 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.50%) Power BI
2 60 (10.62%) SQL Server
3 53 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 29 (5.13%) Big Data
6 23 (4.07%) QlikView
7 21 (3.72%) MS Access
7 21 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.19%) Data Mining
8 18 (3.19%) MySQL
9 16 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.95%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.59%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.59%) Spotfire
14 8 (1.42%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (3.19%) JIRA
2 6 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.35%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.35%) Toad
4 2 (0.35%) WebPagetest
5 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.18%) ERwin
5 1 (0.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) YouTrack
General
1 155 (27.43%) Finance
2 55 (9.73%) Marketing
3 41 (7.26%) Banking
4 30 (5.31%) Legal
5 20 (3.54%) Retail
6 17 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.65%) Front Office
8 10 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.59%) Back Office
10 8 (1.42%) General Ledger
10 8 (1.42%) Publishing
10 8 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.24%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.06%) Advertising
12 6 (1.06%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.71%) Billing
15 3 (0.53%) Games
15 3 (0.53%) Law
16 2 (0.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.01%) Web Services
2 11 (1.95%) JSON
3 10 (1.77%) NumPy
4 9 (1.59%) REST
5 8 (1.42%) .NET
6 7 (1.24%) scikit-learn
6 7 (1.24%) SciPy
7 5 (0.88%) HTML
8 4 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.71%) SOAP
9 3 (0.53%) Flask
9 3 (0.53%) HTML5
9 3 (0.53%) Pandas
9 3 (0.53%) XML
10 2 (0.35%) CSS
10 2 (0.35%) MDX
10 2 (0.35%) Murex MxML
10 2 (0.35%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.35%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 135 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.89%) Algorithms
3 18 (3.19%) Data Structures
4 16 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.65%) Reference Data
6 13 (2.30%) Fintech
6 13 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.30%) NHS
7 12 (2.12%) FMCG
8 11 (1.95%) Linked Data
9 10 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.77%) Taxonomies
10 9 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.06%) Derivative
11 6 (1.06%) Equities
11 6 (1.06%) User Experience
12 5 (0.88%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.06%) Windows
2 5 (0.88%) Linux
3 4 (0.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (31.15%) Data Analysis
2 123 (21.77%) Analytics
3 111 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (16.64%) Visualisation
6 82 (14.51%) Data Modelling
7 74 (13.10%) Data Science
8 67 (11.86%) Data Visualisation
9 61 (10.80%) Migration
10 58 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
11 56 (9.91%) ETL
12 55 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (8.67%) CRM
14 46 (8.14%) Data Migration
15 41 (7.26%) Data Analytics
16 38 (6.73%) Business Analysis
16 38 (6.73%) Data Management
17 34 (6.02%) Data Cleansing
17 34 (6.02%) Mathematics
17 34 (6.02%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 250 (44.25%) SQL
2 82 (14.51%) Python
3 42 (7.43%) R
4 33 (5.84%) VBA
5 10 (1.77%) Java
6 9 (1.59%) VB
7 6 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.06%) MATLAB
7 6 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.71%) C#
8 4 (0.71%) C++
8 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.71%) Ruby
9 3 (0.53%) C
9 3 (0.53%) Scala
9 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (7.96%) Degree
2 28 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.06%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.71%) PhD
7 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) ACCA
8 1 (0.18%) CIMA
8 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.10%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.83%) QA
3 13 (2.30%) GDPR
4 9 (1.59%) SLA
5 6 (1.06%) MiFID
6 5 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.71%) CDISC
7 4 (0.71%) PMO
7 4 (0.71%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.53%) IFRS
8 3 (0.53%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) EMIR
9 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.18%) GxP
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (1.06%) HDFS
2 2 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) Kibana
2 4 (0.71%) logstash
3 2 (0.35%) Grafana
3 2 (0.35%) Graphite
4 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (18.58%) Tableau
2 59 (10.44%) Microsoft
3 35 (6.19%) SAP
4 31 (5.49%) Google
5 30 (5.31%) Oracle
6 15 (2.65%) Adobe
6 15 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.30%) Cognos
8 12 (2.12%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (1.77%) Teradata
10 8 (1.42%) Alteryx
10 8 (1.42%) Workday
11 7 (1.24%) Remedy
11 7 (1.24%) Reuters
12 5 (0.88%) Informatica
13 4 (0.71%) Charles River
13 4 (0.71%) Murex
14 3 (0.53%) IFS
15 2 (0.35%) RapidMiner