Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 193 154
Rank change year-on-year +21 -39 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 654 618 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.36% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.43% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 473 553
London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £234 £213 £213
90th Percentile £623 £588 £575
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 10
London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.30% -3.37% -6.32%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.16 £17.04
90th Percentile £23.98 £35.64 £25.13
England median hourly rate £17.82 £16.83 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.93% -15.08% +10.07%

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 39939 43163 43877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.12% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28436 31032 30461
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 494 759
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.18 £53.35
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +40 156 £475 +15.15% 9
West London +16 27 £313 -16.67% 4
East London -1 21 £375 +11.11% 4
South London -3 4 £175 -7.89%
North London -19 3 £350 -12.50%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 343 (52.45%) SQL
2 203 (31.04%) Finance
3 184 (28.13%) Data Analysis
4 176 (26.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 155 (23.70%) Data Modelling
6 138 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
7 129 (19.72%) Analytics
8 113 (17.28%) Banking
9 107 (16.36%) Data Quality
10 100 (15.29%) Data Management
11 95 (14.53%) Migration
12 92 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
13 90 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
14 88 (13.46%) ETL
14 88 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
15 79 (12.08%) Data Migration
16 76 (11.62%) Microsoft
17 74 (11.31%) SQL Server
18 73 (11.16%) Big Data
18 73 (11.16%) R
19 68 (10.40%) Hadoop
20 67 (10.24%) Degree
21 66 (10.09%) Tableau
22 59 (9.02%) Asset Management
22 59 (9.02%) Python
23 53 (8.10%) Oracle
24 52 (7.95%) VBA
24 52 (7.95%) Investment Banking
25 51 (7.80%) Data Mapping
26 50 (7.65%) Business Analysis

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 44 (6.73%) SAS
2 23 (3.52%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.99%) Confluence
5 7 (1.07%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.76%) Apache
7 4 (0.61%) Documentum
7 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 176 (26.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (4.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.83%) SPSS
6 11 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.92%) Stata
8 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (4.89%) Markit EDM
2 14 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.22%) Eagle PACE
4 7 (1.07%) FastStats
4 7 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (1.07%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.61%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.61%) Maximo
7 4 (0.61%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.46%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.46%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.31%) iTrent
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.31%) Relativity
10 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.15%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.68%) Office 365
3 9 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (0.92%) G Suite
5 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.46%) SaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) AdSense
7 1 (0.15%) AdWords
7 1 (0.15%) Slack
7 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.31%) Firewall
2 1 (0.15%) DNS
2 1 (0.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.15%) Intranet
2 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.15%) LDAP
2 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
2 74 (11.31%) SQL Server
3 73 (11.16%) Big Data
4 68 (10.40%) Hadoop
5 47 (7.19%) Relational Database
6 45 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (3.82%) QlikView
9 24 (3.67%) MS Access
10 23 (3.52%) Data Mining
11 20 (3.06%) DB2
12 18 (2.75%) NoSQL
13 15 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (2.29%) DataStage
13 15 (2.29%) Power BI
14 12 (1.83%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.68%) HBase
15 11 (1.68%) MongoDB
15 11 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
16 10 (1.53%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 23 (3.52%) JIRA
2 20 (3.06%) Talend Open Studio
3 18 (2.75%) ERwin
4 9 (1.38%) PowerDesigner
5 8 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.46%) Toad
9 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.31%) Maven
9 2 (0.31%) Selenium
10 1 (0.15%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 203 (31.04%) Finance
2 113 (17.28%) Banking
3 52 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 45 (6.88%) Marketing
5 31 (4.74%) Front Office
6 29 (4.43%) Retail
7 25 (3.82%) Legal
8 16 (2.45%) Back Office
9 15 (2.29%) Advertising
10 14 (2.14%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.38%) Law
12 9 (1.38%) Publishing
13 7 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.92%) French Language
14 6 (0.92%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.76%) German Language
15 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.61%) Electronics
16 4 (0.61%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.66%) XML
2 10 (1.53%) FpML
2 10 (1.53%) XSD
3 9 (1.38%) XML Messaging
3 9 (1.38%) XML Schema
4 8 (1.22%) JSON
4 8 (1.22%) Kafka
4 8 (1.22%) XSLT
5 6 (0.92%) .NET
5 6 (0.92%) Middleware
5 6 (0.92%) REST
6 4 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.61%) D3.js
7 3 (0.46%) HTML
7 3 (0.46%) Node.js
7 3 (0.46%) React
7 3 (0.46%) Web Services
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Tez
8 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.31%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 138 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.19%) Data Structures
3 45 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.21%) Fixed Income
5 19 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (2.75%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.60%) Reference Data
8 14 (2.14%) Equities
9 13 (1.99%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.38%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.38%) Derivative
11 9 (1.38%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.22%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
14 4 (0.61%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.21%) Linux
2 20 (3.06%) Windows
3 14 (2.14%) Unix
4 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.61%) AIX
5 4 (0.61%) Solaris
5 4 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.13%) Data Analysis
2 155 (23.70%) Data Modelling
3 129 (19.72%) Analytics
4 100 (15.29%) Data Management
5 95 (14.53%) Migration
6 92 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
7 90 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (13.46%) ETL
9 79 (12.08%) Data Migration
10 59 (9.02%) Asset Management
11 51 (7.80%) Data Mapping
12 50 (7.65%) Business Analysis
13 49 (7.49%) Data Governance
14 47 (7.19%) Data Analytics
15 43 (6.57%) CRM
15 43 (6.57%) Investment Management
15 43 (6.57%) Statistics
15 43 (6.57%) Visualisation
16 41 (6.27%) Data Cleansing
17 39 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (52.45%) SQL
2 73 (11.16%) R
3 59 (9.02%) Python
4 52 (7.95%) VBA
5 33 (5.05%) T-SQL
6 17 (2.60%) Java
7 15 (2.29%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.99%) C
9 10 (1.53%) C++
10 9 (1.38%) VB
11 8 (1.22%) C#
11 8 (1.22%) XPath
12 5 (0.76%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.76%) Perl
12 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.61%) Scala
13 4 (0.61%) VBScript
14 3 (0.46%) Ruby
15 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (10.24%) Degree
2 10 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.92%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.46%) ISEB
5 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.31%) CIMA
6 2 (0.31%) CISSP
6 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) ACCA
7 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) CBAP
7 1 (0.15%) CFA
7 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) IIBA
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) MOS
7 1 (0.15%) MRICS
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (16.36%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.91%) MiFID
3 18 (2.75%) GDPR
4 10 (1.53%) ISO 20022
5 8 (1.22%) QA
6 7 (1.07%) PMO
7 5 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.76%) SLA
7 5 (0.76%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.46%) EMIR
8 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.15%) COREP
10 1 (0.15%) GAAP
10 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.15%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (1.07%) HDFS
2 3 (0.46%) Firmware
3 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.31%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 76 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.09%) Tableau
3 53 (8.10%) Oracle
4 44 (6.73%) SAP
5 28 (4.28%) Teradata
6 24 (3.67%) Informatica
7 20 (3.06%) Google
7 20 (3.06%) Talend
8 19 (2.91%) IBM
9 17 (2.60%) Charles River
10 11 (1.68%) Bloomberg
11 10 (1.53%) Adobe
11 10 (1.53%) Alteryx
12 9 (1.38%) Netezza
12 9 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.38%) Sybase
13 8 (1.22%) Ab Initio
13 8 (1.22%) Calypso
13 8 (1.22%) Reuters
14 7 (1.07%) SimCorp
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