Period
to

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 142 157 206
Rank change year-on-year +15 +49 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 736 441 239
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.92% 1.82% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.96% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 316 166
10th Percentile £311 £276 £211
25th Percentile £400 £349 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £525
90th Percentile £669 £613 £588
England median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 11
10th Percentile £12.38 £15.00 £16.75
25th Percentile £12.94 £18.13 £18.10
Median hourly rate £20.69 £27.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -23.37% +28.57% -0.59%
75th Percentile £31.75 £33.94 £28.75
90th Percentile £37.35 £34.88 £34.66
England median hourly rate £20.75 £17.90 £20.11
% change year-on-year +15.92% -10.99% +11.72%

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 35,544 22,529 18,595
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 92.80% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,101 16,227 13,446
10th Percentile £375 £338 £306
25th Percentile £468 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £685 £625 £610
90th Percentile £775 £703 £700
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 223 241
10th Percentile £16.23 £15.00 £13.71
25th Percentile £21.82 £20.58 £17.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.64 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.62% +26.56% +21.95%
75th Percentile £49.25 £51.91 £43.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £66.50 £56.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.40 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.14% +12.63% +2.70%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in London.

Daily rate trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Analyst in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +5 85 £500 +14.29% 16
West London +12 26 £600 +74.55% 5
East London -6 2 - - 5
South London -30 2 £525 -8.70% 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following 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.

1 404 (54.89%) SQL
2 228 (30.98%) Finance
3 179 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
4 176 (23.91%) Data Analysis
5 156 (21.20%) Data Modelling
6 155 (21.06%) Analytics
7 144 (19.57%) Agile
8 137 (18.61%) Analytical Skills
8 137 (18.61%) Power Platform
9 134 (18.21%) Social Skills
10 133 (18.07%) Power BI
11 127 (17.26%) Data Quality
12 125 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
13 112 (15.22%) Python
14 107 (14.54%) Tableau
15 106 (14.40%) Migration
16 92 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
17 87 (11.82%) ETL
18 86 (11.68%) Visualisation
19 80 (10.87%) Data Management
20 79 (10.73%) SQL Server
21 77 (10.46%) Banking
22 72 (9.78%) Microsoft
23 67 (9.10%) Decision-Making
24 66 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
25 65 (8.83%) Business Analysis
26 64 (8.70%) Azure
26 64 (8.70%) Data Governance
27 60 (8.15%) Degree
27 60 (8.15%) Data Migration

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 19 (2.58%) SAS
2 18 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.54%) Confluence
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.27%) CMS
5 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 125 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.63%) SPSS
5 10 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.41%) Stata
7 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.04%) HiPortfolio
2 10 (1.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Eikon
5 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 137 (18.61%) Power Platform
2 64 (8.70%) Azure
3 45 (6.11%) AWS
4 20 (2.72%) Snowflake
5 17 (2.31%) Collibra
6 14 (1.90%) SaaS
7 12 (1.63%) GCP
8 10 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (1.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 8 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (1.09%) Google Workspace
11 6 (0.82%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.68%) GitHub
12 5 (0.68%) Google Data Studio
13 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.54%) PaaS
13 4 (0.54%) Power Automate
13 4 (0.54%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.41%) Microsoft 365
14 3 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.82%) FTP
2 4 (0.54%) HTTP
3 2 (0.27%) SSL
4 1 (0.14%) 4G
4 1 (0.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (18.07%) Power BI
2 107 (14.54%) Tableau
3 92 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (10.73%) SQL Server
5 40 (5.43%) Metadata
6 36 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (3.67%) Data Lake
9 22 (2.99%) Big Data
10 19 (2.58%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.45%) Qlik Sense
12 17 (2.31%) Data Mining
12 17 (2.31%) Looker
12 17 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (2.04%) DataStage
13 15 (2.04%) Relational Database
13 15 (2.04%) Spotfire
14 12 (1.63%) QlikView
15 11 (1.49%) MySQL
16 10 (1.36%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (3.40%) JIRA
2 10 (1.36%) ERwin
3 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.14%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.14%) GitLab
4 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Toad
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 228 (30.98%) Finance
2 137 (18.61%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (18.21%) Social Skills
4 77 (10.46%) Banking
5 40 (5.43%) Public Sector
6 33 (4.48%) Marketing
7 27 (3.67%) Presentation Skills
7 27 (3.67%) Retail
8 23 (3.13%) Investment Banking
9 21 (2.85%) Telecoms
10 20 (2.72%) Legal
11 16 (2.17%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.77%) Electronics
12 13 (1.77%) Law
13 12 (1.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 11 (1.49%) Advertising
14 11 (1.49%) Front Office
15 9 (1.22%) Back Office
16 7 (0.95%) Automotive
17 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.77%) XML
2 10 (1.36%) JSON
3 8 (1.09%) .NET
4 6 (0.82%) REST
5 3 (0.41%) NumPy
5 3 (0.41%) PySpark
5 3 (0.41%) XSD
6 2 (0.27%) ADO
6 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.27%) Pandas
6 2 (0.27%) RAML
6 2 (0.27%) XSLT
7 1 (0.14%) CoreNLP
7 1 (0.14%) EDI
7 1 (0.14%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.14%) JDBC
7 1 (0.14%) Matplotlib
7 1 (0.14%) ODBC
7 1 (0.14%) PyTorch
7 1 (0.14%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 18 (2.45%) Management Information System
2 17 (2.31%) Reference Data
3 14 (1.90%) NHS
4 13 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (1.49%) Legacy Systems
6 10 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.22%) Social Media
8 8 (1.09%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.09%) Taxonomies
9 7 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.82%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.82%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.68%) Housing Association
12 4 (0.54%) Equities
12 4 (0.54%) FMCG
12 4 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
2 176 (23.91%) Data Analysis
3 156 (21.20%) Data Modelling
4 155 (21.06%) Analytics
5 144 (19.57%) Agile
6 106 (14.40%) Migration
7 87 (11.82%) ETL
8 86 (11.68%) Visualisation
9 80 (10.87%) Data Management
10 67 (9.10%) Decision-Making
11 66 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 65 (8.83%) Business Analysis
13 64 (8.70%) Data Governance
14 60 (8.15%) Data Migration
15 53 (7.20%) Data Analytics
16 46 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
16 46 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
17 43 (5.84%) Master Data Management
18 42 (5.71%) Data Mapping
19 39 (5.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 404 (54.89%) SQL
2 112 (15.22%) Python
3 48 (6.52%) R
4 17 (2.31%) T-SQL
4 17 (2.31%) VBA
5 13 (1.77%) C#
6 8 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.82%) PHP
8 4 (0.54%) Java
9 3 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.27%) C
10 2 (0.27%) SHACL
10 2 (0.27%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.27%) XPath
10 2 (0.27%) XQuery
11 1 (0.14%) ABAP
11 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.14%) Search Processing Language
Qualifications
1 60 (8.15%) Degree
2 14 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.82%) CCENT
5 6 (0.82%) CCNA
5 6 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.82%) CISM
5 6 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.82%) MCSA
5 6 (0.82%) MCSE
5 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.68%) CISSP
7 3 (0.41%) PhD
8 2 (0.27%) ACCA
8 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) ISACA
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (17.26%) Data Quality
2 26 (3.53%) QA
3 17 (2.31%) IFRS
4 11 (1.49%) IFRS 17
5 9 (1.22%) GDPR
6 4 (0.54%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.41%) PMO
7 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.14%) GAAP
9 1 (0.14%) GLBA
9 1 (0.14%) GRC
9 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.14%) NIST
9 1 (0.14%) UCITS
9 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.54%) HDFS
2 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) Firmware
2 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.82%) CSIRT
2 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Kibana
3 1 (0.14%) Oozie
3 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 72 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.88%) Oracle
3 50 (6.79%) SAP
4 36 (4.89%) Informatica
5 33 (4.48%) Alteryx
6 18 (2.45%) Google
7 16 (2.17%) Databricks
8 15 (2.04%) SimCorp
8 15 (2.04%) TIBCO
8 15 (2.04%) Vermilion
9 11 (1.49%) Adobe
10 8 (1.09%) Sybase
10 8 (1.09%) Workday
11 7 (0.95%) Murex
11 7 (0.95%) Varonis
12 6 (0.82%) Cisco
12 6 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.82%) Sparx
12 6 (0.82%) Talend
13 4 (0.54%) IBM