Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 178 185
Rank change year-on-year -45 +7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 571 703 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.56% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.65% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 477 476
London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £213
90th Percentile £575 £625 £577
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 17
London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.82 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.18% -7.81% -2.27%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.31 £11.91
90th Percentile £43.85 £22.20 £37.57
England median hourly rate £21.09 £18.10 £18.94
% change year-on-year +16.52% -4.46% -2.87%

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 43,743 42,706 42,620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.94% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,599 30,786 30,444
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 519 543
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.72% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £52.20
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -61 108 £375 -21.05% 23
West London -11 33 £334 -16.56% 8
East London -17 14 £500 +25.00% 1
South London -23 14 £443 +121.25% 1
North London -3 1 £475 +35.71% 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 282 (49.39%) SQL
2 203 (35.55%) Finance
3 182 (31.87%) Data Analysis
4 143 (25.04%) Analytics
5 142 (24.87%) Microsoft Excel
6 111 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 103 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
8 89 (15.59%) Data Modelling
9 86 (15.06%) Migration
10 81 (14.19%) Banking
11 78 (13.66%) Tableau
11 78 (13.66%) Data Quality
12 75 (13.13%) SQL Server
13 65 (11.38%) Data Migration
14 63 (11.03%) Visualisation
15 59 (10.33%) ETL
16 56 (9.81%) Asset Management
16 56 (9.81%) Marketing
16 56 (9.81%) Data Mapping
17 55 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
18 54 (9.46%) Data Management
18 54 (9.46%) Python
18 54 (9.46%) Degree
19 53 (9.28%) Microsoft
20 52 (9.11%) Oracle
20 52 (9.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 52 (9.11%) Data Analytics
21 48 (8.41%) Business Analysis
22 44 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
22 44 (7.71%) Data Warehouse

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 28 (4.90%) SAS
2 16 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.05%) Confluence
5 5 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 142 (24.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (6.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.70%) SPSS
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (3.50%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.75%) PolarLake
3 7 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.70%) FastStats
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.70%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.18%) iTrent
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.98%) Google Analytics
3 13 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.75%) Office 365
5 9 (1.58%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.70%) G Suite
7 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.70%) SaaS
8 3 (0.53%) GitHub
8 3 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.18%) AdWords
10 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.70%) Internet
2 3 (0.53%) SMS
3 2 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) MVNO
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (7.71%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (5.78%) Big Data
5 30 (5.25%) Power BI
6 29 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (4.38%) QlikView
8 24 (4.20%) Hadoop
9 22 (3.85%) Data Mining
10 20 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (3.50%) Relational Database
11 16 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (2.28%) Apache Hive
13 13 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (2.10%) BigQuery
15 10 (1.75%) DB2
16 9 (1.58%) MS Access
16 9 (1.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.98%) JIRA
2 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.53%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.53%) ERwin
3 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.18%) RStudio
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 203 (35.55%) Finance
2 81 (14.19%) Banking
3 56 (9.81%) Marketing
4 26 (4.55%) Front Office
5 25 (4.38%) Retail
6 14 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.45%) Publishing
7 13 (2.28%) Back Office
7 13 (2.28%) Legal
8 12 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.40%) Law
11 7 (1.23%) Advertising
12 6 (1.05%) French Language
12 6 (1.05%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.88%) German Language
14 4 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.70%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.53%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.93%) Web Services
1 11 (1.93%) XML
2 9 (1.58%) Kafka
3 5 (0.88%) .NET
3 5 (0.88%) Matplotlib
3 5 (0.88%) Seaborn
4 4 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.53%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.35%) HTML
6 2 (0.35%) JSON
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.35%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.35%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.35%) XSD
7 1 (0.18%) Akka
7 1 (0.18%) EDI
7 1 (0.18%) IDoc
7 1 (0.18%) MDX
7 1 (0.18%) PySpark
7 1 (0.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.03%) Equities
4 23 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (3.85%) Derivative
6 16 (2.80%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (2.10%) Fintech
9 11 (1.93%) Reference Data
10 10 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.75%) Exotic Derivative
10 10 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.58%) NHS
11 9 (1.58%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.40%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.05%) Social Media
13 6 (1.05%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.70%) Windows
2 3 (0.53%) Linux
3 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (31.87%) Data Analysis
2 143 (25.04%) Analytics
3 103 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (15.59%) Data Modelling
5 86 (15.06%) Migration
6 65 (11.38%) Data Migration
7 63 (11.03%) Visualisation
8 59 (10.33%) ETL
9 56 (9.81%) Asset Management
9 56 (9.81%) Data Mapping
10 55 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (9.46%) Data Management
12 52 (9.11%) Data Analytics
13 48 (8.41%) Business Analysis
14 44 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (7.18%) Data Science
15 41 (7.18%) Validation
16 40 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (6.48%) CRM
18 31 (5.43%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 282 (49.39%) SQL
2 54 (9.46%) Python
3 33 (5.78%) R
3 33 (5.78%) VBA
4 24 (4.20%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.40%) Java
6 6 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.05%) Scala
7 5 (0.88%) C#
7 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.70%) C++
8 4 (0.70%) VB
9 3 (0.53%) C
9 3 (0.53%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.53%) Ruby
10 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (9.46%) Degree
2 14 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.35%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.18%) CBAP
7 1 (0.18%) CIMA
7 1 (0.18%) IIBA
7 1 (0.18%) MBA
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (13.66%) Data Quality
2 26 (4.55%) GDPR
3 18 (3.15%) QA
4 12 (2.10%) SLA
5 5 (0.88%) IFRS
6 4 (0.70%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.53%) CDISC
7 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.35%) Basel III
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.35%) MiFID
8 2 (0.35%) PMO
9 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.18%) GCP
9 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) HDFS
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.70%) Prometheus
2 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.18%) CASB
3 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.18%) Kibana
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) logstash
3 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 78 (13.66%) Tableau
2 53 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 52 (9.11%) Oracle
4 36 (6.30%) SAP
5 34 (5.95%) Google
6 18 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.63%) Teradata
8 12 (2.10%) Alteryx
8 12 (2.10%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.75%) Cognos
10 9 (1.58%) Informatica
10 9 (1.58%) Omniture
10 9 (1.58%) Reuters
11 7 (1.23%) Adobe
12 6 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.88%) GoldenSource
13 5 (0.88%) Workday
14 4 (0.70%) Remedy
14 4 (0.70%) Siebel
14 4 (0.70%) Sony