The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 187 145
Rank change year-on-year +24 -42  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 299 312 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.48% 1.35% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.42% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 239 274
Median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.82 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -13.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.68 £14.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year +21.93% -21.49%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19121 21935 21488
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.65% 94.96% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13630 15856 14749
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 384
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 25 April 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 +34 72 £485 +14.11% 9
Canary Wharf - 3 £185 -
Hammersmith - 3 £433 -
Docklands, London -4 2 £375 -25.00%
Wimbledon - 2 £175 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 302 (49.11%) SQL
2 192 (31.22%) Data Analysis
3 184 (29.92%) Finance
4 140 (22.76%) Data Modelling
5 136 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 116 (18.86%) Data Quality
7 113 (18.37%) Data Management
8 111 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
9 106 (17.24%) Analytics
10 105 (17.07%) Migration
11 97 (15.77%) Banking
12 94 (15.28%) Data Migration
13 92 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
14 85 (13.82%) SQL Server
15 81 (13.17%) Oracle
16 76 (12.36%) ETL
17 75 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
18 73 (11.87%) Python
19 69 (11.22%) Microsoft
20 66 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
20 66 (10.73%) R
21 59 (9.59%) Degree
22 58 (9.43%) Big Data
23 54 (8.78%) Relational Database
23 54 (8.78%) Tableau
24 52 (8.46%) VBA
25 51 (8.29%) SAS
26 50 (8.13%) SAP
27 49 (7.97%) Hadoop
28 47 (7.64%) Investment Banking

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 51 (8.29%) SAS
2 21 (3.41%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.98%) Confluence
5 3 (0.49%) Apache
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 136 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.11%) SPSS
7 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.49%) Stata
9 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.63%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.46%) FastStats
3 9 (1.46%) thinkFolio
4 7 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.81%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.81%) Relativity
5 5 (0.81%) SAP PM
6 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.65%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.33%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.16%) Kypera Housing
9 1 (0.16%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.30%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.65%) Office 365
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) G Suite
4 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) AdSense
5 1 (0.16%) AdWords
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.16%) Slack
5 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.81%) DHCP
1 5 (0.81%) LAN
1 5 (0.81%) MPLS
1 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
1 5 (0.81%) VLAN
1 5 (0.81%) WAN
1 5 (0.81%) Wireless
2 3 (0.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.33%) Firewall
3 2 (0.33%) Intranet
3 2 (0.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.16%) Broadband
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (9.43%) Big Data
4 54 (8.78%) Relational Database
5 49 (7.97%) Hadoop
6 39 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (4.55%) Data Mining
8 28 (4.55%) DB2
9 23 (3.74%) Power BI
10 19 (3.09%) DataStage
11 18 (2.93%) QlikView
12 16 (2.60%) Apache Hive
13 13 (2.11%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
14 12 (1.95%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.95%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.79%) MS Access
15 11 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (4.07%) Talend Open Studio
2 21 (3.41%) ERwin
3 15 (2.44%) JIRA
4 13 (2.11%) PowerDesigner
5 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.49%) Toad
7 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 184 (29.92%) Finance
2 97 (15.77%) Banking
3 47 (7.64%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.04%) Marketing
5 28 (4.55%) Retail
6 18 (2.93%) Legal
7 14 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.11%) Back Office
8 13 (2.11%) Front Office
9 11 (1.79%) Advertising
10 10 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.81%) International Banking
12 5 (0.81%) Law
13 4 (0.65%) French Language
13 4 (0.65%) Publishing
14 3 (0.49%) German Language
14 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.23%) XML
2 14 (2.28%) XML Schema
3 13 (2.11%) XML Messaging
4 8 (1.30%) Kafka
5 7 (1.14%) .NET
6 6 (0.98%) Middleware
7 5 (0.81%) HTML
8 3 (0.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Tez
9 2 (0.33%) Mason
9 2 (0.33%) MDX
9 2 (0.33%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.33%) REST
9 2 (0.33%) SOAP
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.16%) COM
10 1 (0.16%) CSS
10 1 (0.16%) Web Services
10 1 (0.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.34%) Data Structures
3 33 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.39%) Reference Data
5 18 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.28%) SWIFT
8 12 (1.95%) Credit Risk
8 12 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.46%) FMCG
12 7 (1.14%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.98%) Derivative
13 6 (0.98%) Equities
13 6 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.98%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.98%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.65%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.41%) Linux
2 19 (3.09%) Windows
3 9 (1.46%) Unix
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (31.22%) Data Analysis
2 140 (22.76%) Data Modelling
3 113 (18.37%) Data Management
4 106 (17.24%) Analytics
5 105 (17.07%) Migration
6 94 (15.28%) Data Migration
7 92 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (12.36%) ETL
9 66 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (7.32%) Statistics
11 44 (7.15%) Data Analytics
12 41 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 41 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
13 40 (6.50%) CRM
13 40 (6.50%) Data Mapping
13 40 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (6.18%) Visualisation
15 37 (6.02%) Data Governance
16 34 (5.53%) Mathematics
17 30 (4.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (49.11%) SQL
2 73 (11.87%) Python
3 66 (10.73%) R
4 52 (8.46%) VBA
5 23 (3.74%) T-SQL
6 17 (2.76%) C++
7 11 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.63%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.46%) C
9 9 (1.46%) Java
10 8 (1.30%) C#
11 3 (0.49%) PHP
11 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.33%) Scala
12 2 (0.33%) VB
12 2 (0.33%) XPath
12 2 (0.33%) XQuery
13 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (9.59%) Degree
2 12 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.79%) PhD
4 6 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.65%) ISEB
6 2 (0.33%) CBAP
6 2 (0.33%) CIMA
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.16%) ACCA
7 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (18.86%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.28%) ISO20022
3 13 (2.11%) QA
4 12 (1.95%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.81%) GDPR
5 5 (0.81%) MiFID
6 4 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.49%) IFRS
7 3 (0.49%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.49%) PMO
8 2 (0.33%) SLA
9 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.16%) EMIR
9 1 (0.16%) FATCA
9 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.98%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (13.17%) Oracle
2 69 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.78%) Tableau
4 50 (8.13%) SAP
5 33 (5.37%) Teradata
6 25 (4.07%) Talend
7 23 (3.74%) Informatica
8 19 (3.09%) Sybase
9 13 (2.11%) Google
9 13 (2.11%) Netezza
10 10 (1.63%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.63%) Cognos
10 10 (1.63%) Reuters
11 9 (1.46%) IBM
12 8 (1.30%) Charles River
12 8 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.14%) Ab Initio
13 7 (1.14%) Adobe
14 5 (0.81%) Cisco
14 5 (0.81%) Fidessa
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