Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 173 188
Rank change year-on-year -58 +15 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 544 742 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.17% 1.56% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.65% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 505 486
London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £216
90th Percentile £575 £616 £588
England median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.84 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.87% -5.55% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.35 £12.08
90th Percentile £43.90 £37.50 £35.00
England median hourly rate £18.41 £17.50 £19.31
% change year-on-year +5.19% -9.35% +0.32%

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 44,026 45,084 42,317
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.93% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,811 32,743 30,060
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £299
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 557 572
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.26% +2.93%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -69 87 £375 -21.05% 23
West London +3 38 £263 -15.32% 11
South London -23 16 £365 +28.07%
East London -24 16 £313 -20.63% 3
North London -5 2 £475 +35.71% 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 247 (45.40%) SQL
2 174 (31.99%) Finance
3 173 (31.80%) Data Analysis
4 147 (27.02%) Microsoft Excel
5 123 (22.61%) Analytics
6 105 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
7 95 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
8 94 (17.28%) Data Modelling
9 85 (15.63%) Migration
10 82 (15.07%) Data Quality
11 76 (13.97%) Tableau
12 72 (13.24%) Visualisation
13 70 (12.87%) ETL
14 68 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 67 (12.32%) Banking
16 64 (11.76%) Data Migration
17 61 (11.21%) Asset Management
18 60 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
19 52 (9.56%) Python
19 52 (9.56%) Data Management
20 50 (9.19%) Microsoft
20 50 (9.19%) Data Analytics
21 49 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
22 48 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
22 48 (8.82%) Degree
23 47 (8.64%) Data Mapping
24 44 (8.09%) SAP
24 44 (8.09%) Validation
24 44 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
25 43 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 21 (3.86%) SAS
2 9 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.92%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.74%) Confluence
6 3 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 147 (27.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.74%) SPSS
6 2 (0.37%) Stata
7 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.76%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.29%) PolarLake
4 6 (1.10%) FastStats
5 5 (0.92%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.92%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.37%) Endur
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.37%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.18%) RMDS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (2.02%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (1.65%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.29%) Office 365
7 7 (1.29%) SaaS
8 5 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.74%) G Suite
9 4 (0.74%) GitHub
9 4 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.74%) Serverless
10 3 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.74%) Internet
1 4 (0.74%) SMS
2 1 (0.18%) Broadband
2 1 (0.18%) FTP
2 1 (0.18%) MVNO
2 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (5.70%) Power BI
5 29 (5.33%) Big Data
5 29 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
5 29 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (4.96%) QlikView
7 22 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.86%) Data Mining
8 21 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 20 (3.68%) MS Access
10 19 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (2.57%) BigQuery
13 13 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (2.02%) MySQL
15 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (1.47%) Apache Hive
17 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (2.76%) JIRA
2 7 (1.29%) ERwin
3 3 (0.55%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.18%) RStudio
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 174 (31.99%) Finance
2 67 (12.32%) Banking
3 40 (7.35%) Marketing
4 31 (5.70%) Front Office
5 29 (5.33%) Retail
6 19 (3.49%) Back Office
7 12 (2.21%) Legal
7 12 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.21%) Publishing
8 10 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.92%) Advertising
10 5 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (0.92%) Law
11 4 (0.74%) Automotive
12 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 3 (0.55%) Local Government
12 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.04%) Web Services
2 5 (0.92%) .NET
3 4 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (0.74%) NumPy
3 4 (0.74%) scikit-learn
3 4 (0.74%) SciPy
3 4 (0.74%) XML
4 3 (0.55%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.37%) JSON
5 2 (0.37%) Kafka
5 2 (0.37%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.18%) COM
6 1 (0.18%) HTML
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.18%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.15%) Equities
4 19 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.94%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.57%) Derivative
7 13 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.84%) Fintech
9 10 (1.84%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.65%) User Experience
11 7 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.29%) Exotic Derivative
11 7 (1.29%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.74%) CMDB
13 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.47%) Windows
2 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.55%) Linux
3 3 (0.55%) Unix
4 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (31.80%) Data Analysis
2 123 (22.61%) Analytics
3 95 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (17.28%) Data Modelling
5 85 (15.63%) Migration
6 72 (13.24%) Visualisation
7 70 (12.87%) ETL
8 64 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 61 (11.21%) Asset Management
10 60 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (9.56%) Data Management
12 50 (9.19%) Data Analytics
13 49 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (8.64%) Data Mapping
15 44 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
15 44 (8.09%) Validation
16 40 (7.35%) Data Science
17 38 (6.99%) Data Visualisation
18 34 (6.25%) Business Analysis
19 33 (6.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (45.40%) SQL
2 52 (9.56%) Python
3 32 (5.88%) R
4 27 (4.96%) VBA
5 17 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.65%) MATLAB
7 7 (1.29%) Java
7 7 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.10%) C++
9 5 (0.92%) C#
9 5 (0.92%) Ruby
9 5 (0.92%) VB
10 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.55%) Perl
11 3 (0.55%) Scala
12 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (8.82%) Degree
2 17 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.92%) PhD
6 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) CIMA
7 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (15.07%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.60%) QA
3 21 (3.86%) GDPR
4 12 (2.21%) SLA
5 6 (1.10%) PMO
6 3 (0.55%) Basel III
7 2 (0.37%) CDISC
7 2 (0.37%) IFRS
7 2 (0.37%) MiFID
7 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) Kibana
1 4 (0.74%) logstash
1 4 (0.74%) Prometheus
2 3 (0.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (13.97%) Tableau
2 50 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.09%) SAP
4 43 (7.90%) Oracle
5 27 (4.96%) Google
6 18 (3.31%) Reuters
7 16 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.76%) Workday
9 13 (2.39%) Alteryx
10 12 (2.21%) Teradata
11 11 (2.02%) Bloomberg
11 11 (2.02%) Informatica
12 8 (1.47%) Adobe
13 6 (1.10%) Cognos
13 6 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (1.10%) Remedy
14 5 (0.92%) GoldenSource
15 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
16 3 (0.55%) Hortonworks
16 3 (0.55%) Talend