Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 173 167
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 680 643 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.54% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.62% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 460 456
London median daily rate £418 £400 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -0.93% +0.94%
10th Percentile £251 £215 £213
90th Percentile £600 £589 £575
England median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 14
London median hourly rate £20.94 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +5.03% -24.55%
10th Percentile £16.42 £11.91 £16.55
90th Percentile £39.75 £36.25 £26.73
England median hourly rate £18.49 £18.67 £19.49
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.21% +12.63%

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 43,998 39,614 41,671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.95% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,007 28,253 29,357
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £640 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 557 638
London median hourly rate £19.57 £20.67 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +8.79% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.67 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -13 116 £450 +2.27% 16
West London -21 37 £310 -4.62% 13
South London -24 21 £285 +14.00% 3
East London -17 8 £394 +0.96% 7
North London -12 3 £350 -22.22% 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 304 (44.71%) SQL
2 195 (28.68%) Data Analysis
3 184 (27.06%) Finance
4 155 (22.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 148 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
6 147 (21.62%) Analytics
7 128 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
8 113 (16.62%) Data Modelling
9 101 (14.85%) Banking
10 95 (13.97%) Data Management
10 95 (13.97%) Tableau
11 89 (13.09%) Visualisation
11 89 (13.09%) Data Quality
12 88 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
13 86 (12.65%) Microsoft
13 86 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
14 82 (12.06%) Migration
15 75 (11.03%) SQL Server
16 70 (10.29%) ETL
17 69 (10.15%) Business Analysis
18 64 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 58 (8.53%) Data Migration
20 57 (8.38%) Big Data
21 56 (8.24%) Degree
22 55 (8.09%) GDPR
23 52 (7.65%) Marketing
23 52 (7.65%) Python
23 52 (7.65%) Oracle
24 51 (7.50%) VBA
25 48 (7.06%) CRM

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 36 (5.29%) SAS
2 19 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.59%) Confluence
5 4 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.44%) Apache
7 2 (0.29%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Documentum
8 1 (0.15%) Drupal
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 155 (22.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.76%) SPSS
5 8 (1.18%) Stata
6 7 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 21 (3.09%) Markit EDM
2 14 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.03%) Eagle PACE
3 7 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
4 6 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.74%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.44%) SystmOne
7 3 (0.44%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.29%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.82%) Google Analytics
2 14 (2.06%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.74%) SaaS
6 5 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.74%) SMS
2 2 (0.29%) SSL
3 1 (0.15%) Broadband
3 1 (0.15%) Firewall
3 1 (0.15%) Internet
3 1 (0.15%) Intranet
3 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
2 75 (11.03%) SQL Server
3 57 (8.38%) Big Data
4 43 (6.32%) Power BI
5 41 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (5.59%) MS Access
7 37 (5.44%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.29%) QlikView
9 35 (5.15%) Hadoop
10 25 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (3.53%) Data Mining
12 22 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (2.06%) Qlik Sense
15 12 (1.76%) Data Lake
16 11 (1.62%) Pentaho
16 11 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.62%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.47%) OLAP
17 10 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (2.21%) JIRA
2 4 (0.59%) ERwin
2 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.44%) Maven
3 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) PowerDesigner
General
1 184 (27.06%) Finance
2 101 (14.85%) Banking
3 52 (7.65%) Marketing
4 30 (4.41%) Retail
5 29 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.97%) Legal
7 20 (2.94%) Law
8 19 (2.79%) Front Office
9 10 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.32%) Publishing
11 7 (1.03%) Advertising
12 6 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.59%) Back Office
13 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.44%) Billing
14 3 (0.44%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.29%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.71%) XML
2 15 (2.21%) HTML
3 14 (2.06%) FpML
4 10 (1.47%) CSS
5 9 (1.32%) .NET
6 7 (1.03%) Spring
6 7 (1.03%) XSD
6 7 (1.03%) XSLT
7 6 (0.88%) JSON
7 6 (0.88%) Kafka
8 5 (0.74%) Middleware
8 5 (0.74%) Pandas
8 5 (0.74%) REST
8 5 (0.74%) Web Services
9 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.44%) JDBC
9 3 (0.44%) jQuery
9 3 (0.44%) MDX
9 3 (0.44%) ODBC
9 3 (0.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 148 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.24%) Fixed Income
4 20 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.35%) Credit Risk
6 16 (2.35%) Equities
7 12 (1.76%) Reference Data
8 11 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.18%) Derivative
10 8 (1.18%) FMCG
11 7 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.88%) Fintech
13 5 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.74%) User Experience
14 4 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.59%) Market Risk
14 4 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.35%) Windows
2 7 (1.03%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.88%) Linux
3 6 (0.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (28.68%) Data Analysis
2 147 (21.62%) Analytics
3 128 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
4 113 (16.62%) Data Modelling
5 95 (13.97%) Data Management
6 89 (13.09%) Visualisation
7 88 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (12.06%) Migration
9 70 (10.29%) ETL
10 69 (10.15%) Business Analysis
11 64 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (8.53%) Data Migration
13 48 (7.06%) CRM
14 47 (6.91%) Data Governance
15 46 (6.76%) Data Analytics
15 46 (6.76%) Data Mapping
16 41 (6.03%) Asset Management
17 40 (5.88%) Investment Management
18 33 (4.85%) Data Visualisation
19 32 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (44.71%) SQL
2 52 (7.65%) Python
3 51 (7.50%) VBA
4 45 (6.62%) R
5 21 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 20 (2.94%) PHP
7 18 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.21%) C#
9 13 (1.91%) Java
10 11 (1.62%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.18%) VB
12 7 (1.03%) XPath
13 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.88%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.74%) C
15 4 (0.59%) Perl
16 3 (0.44%) C++
16 3 (0.44%) GraphQL
16 3 (0.44%) Korn
16 3 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (8.24%) Degree
2 30 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.74%) ISEB
6 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.44%) PMP
8 2 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CBAP
9 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.09%) Data Quality
2 55 (8.09%) GDPR
3 23 (3.38%) QA
4 12 (1.76%) MiFID
5 10 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.47%) SLA
6 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.74%) EMIR
7 5 (0.74%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.44%) PMO
9 2 (0.29%) Basel III
9 2 (0.29%) CDISC
9 2 (0.29%) COREP
9 2 (0.29%) FINREP
9 2 (0.29%) IFRS
9 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) Docker
1 2 (0.29%) HDFS
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.15%) Firmware
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Kibana
1 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.15%) Ambari
2 1 (0.15%) Apache Slider
2 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Oozie
2 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (13.97%) Tableau
2 86 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.65%) Oracle
4 36 (5.29%) SAP
5 32 (4.71%) Google
6 22 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (3.09%) Adobe
8 18 (2.65%) Cognos
9 16 (2.35%) IBM
10 15 (2.21%) Informatica
11 9 (1.32%) Alteryx
11 9 (1.32%) SimCorp
12 8 (1.18%) Charles River
12 8 (1.18%) Jaspersoft
12 8 (1.18%) Teradata
13 7 (1.03%) iManage
13 7 (1.03%) Sybase
14 5 (0.74%) Hortonworks
14 5 (0.74%) Omniture
14 5 (0.74%) ServiceNow