Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 80 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Analytics 174 133 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.96% 2.35% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.85% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 107 91
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £307 £300
90th Percentile £663 £685 £588
England median daily rate £495 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
North West median hourly rate £13.54 - £19.00
10th Percentile £11.52 - £16.68
90th Percentile £39.30 - £20.33
England median hourly rate £32.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +37.21% -14.85%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,893 4,660 5,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.19% 82.27% 84.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,098 2,972 3,805
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £558
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 197 179
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -33.08%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.18 £48.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the North West over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the North West over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Manchester 0 95 £400 -5.88% 65
Cheshire -3 35 £425 +3.66% 13
Merseyside +17 23 £451 -17.95% 5
Lancashire -17 14 £675 +10.66% 7
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned 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 North West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.44%) SQL
2 46 (26.44%) Data Analytics
3 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
6 32 (18.39%) Finance
7 27 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (15.52%) Degree
7 27 (15.52%) Big Data
8 26 (14.94%) JavaScript
9 24 (13.79%) HTML
9 24 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (13.22%) Java
10 23 (13.22%) Visualisation
11 22 (12.64%) Data Modelling
11 22 (12.64%) Google
12 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
12 21 (12.07%) CSS
13 20 (11.49%) Oracle
13 20 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (10.92%) Scrum
15 18 (10.34%) ETL
15 18 (10.34%) Python
16 17 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (9.77%) Google Analytics
17 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (8.62%) Marketing

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.60%) Drupal
3 7 (4.02%) SAS
4 5 (2.87%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.30%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.72%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.72%) CMS
7 2 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.15%) Apache
7 2 (1.15%) Confluence
7 2 (1.15%) nginx
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.15%) WordPress
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.87%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.72%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.72%) UXPin
5 2 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.57%) Magento
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.57%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.57%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (9.77%) Google Analytics
2 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.60%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (4.60%) Office 365
4 5 (2.87%) SaaS
4 5 (2.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.30%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (2.30%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (1.72%) IaaS
6 3 (1.72%) PaaS
6 3 (1.72%) Trello
7 2 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.15%) GitHub
7 2 (1.15%) Google Drive
7 2 (1.15%) npm
7 2 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) Internet
1 3 (1.72%) LAN
1 3 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (1.15%) Firewall
2 2 (1.15%) SMS
2 2 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.57%) NAS
3 1 (0.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.52%) Big Data
2 24 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
4 13 (7.47%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.32%) Data Mining
6 10 (5.75%) Power BI
6 10 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.17%) Data Lake
8 8 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (2.87%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.87%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.30%) GIS
12 4 (2.30%) HBase
13 3 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) JIRA
2 8 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.72%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.72%) ERwin
4 3 (1.72%) gulp
4 3 (1.72%) ProtoShare
5 2 (1.15%) Grunt
5 2 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.57%) git-flow
6 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.57%) Katalon Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.57%) Protractor
6 1 (0.57%) RSpec
6 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.57%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 32 (18.39%) Finance
2 15 (8.62%) Marketing
3 10 (5.75%) Legal
4 9 (5.17%) Banking
5 8 (4.60%) Retail
5 8 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.30%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.72%) Electronics
7 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.72%) Publishing
8 2 (1.15%) Billing
8 2 (1.15%) Law
8 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (26.44%) Developer
2 29 (16.67%) Analyst
3 25 (14.37%) Architect
4 12 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.32%) Data Architect
5 11 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.75%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.75%) User Researcher
7 9 (5.17%) Data Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Data Scientist
10 6 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Azure Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Consultant
11 5 (2.87%) Designer
11 5 (2.87%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.87%) Web Manager
12 4 (2.30%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.79%) HTML
2 21 (12.07%) CSS
3 10 (5.75%) HTML5
4 7 (4.02%) .NET
4 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.02%) React
4 7 (4.02%) XML
5 6 (3.45%) Node.js
6 5 (2.87%) CSS3
6 5 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (2.87%) Web Services
7 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.30%) JSON
7 4 (2.30%) Kafka
7 4 (2.30%) Lucene
7 4 (2.30%) RESTful
7 4 (2.30%) Sass
8 3 (1.72%) OpenLayers
8 3 (1.72%) Spring
9 2 (1.15%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) User Experience
3 12 (6.90%) Blog
3 12 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.30%) Fintech
8 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.72%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.72%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.15%) IVR
9 2 (1.15%) NHS
9 2 (1.15%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.15%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.02%) Linux
2 6 (3.45%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) Unix
4 3 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.44%) Data Analytics
3 39 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (13.22%) Visualisation
6 22 (12.64%) Data Modelling
7 20 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (10.92%) Scrum
9 18 (10.34%) ETL
10 16 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (8.62%) Decision-Making
12 13 (7.47%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (7.47%) Business Analysis
12 13 (7.47%) Data Integration
12 13 (7.47%) Data Visualisation
13 12 (6.90%) Data Architecture
13 12 (6.90%) Data Management
13 12 (6.90%) Project Management
13 12 (6.90%) Psychology
14 11 (6.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.44%) SQL
2 26 (14.94%) JavaScript
3 23 (13.22%) Java
4 18 (10.34%) Python
5 8 (4.60%) C#
6 7 (4.02%) Ruby
7 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.87%) Scala
9 4 (2.30%) VBA
10 3 (1.72%) PHP
10 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.72%) R
10 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.15%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.15%) Perl
11 2 (1.15%) Prolog
11 2 (1.15%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Java 8
12 1 (0.57%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (15.52%) Degree
2 8 (4.60%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.02%) CISM
3 7 (4.02%) CISSP
4 5 (2.87%) CISA
5 3 (1.72%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.15%) CCA
6 2 (1.15%) CCDP
6 2 (1.15%) CCNP
6 2 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.15%) GIAC
6 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.15%) PhD
6 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.57%) Analytics IQ
7 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) Data Quality
1 10 (5.75%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.72%) WCAG
4 2 (1.15%) PMO
4 2 (1.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.30%) Docker
2 3 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.15%) vCloud
3 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.57%) Ambari
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.64%) Google
3 20 (11.49%) Oracle
4 14 (8.05%) SAP
5 10 (5.75%) Tableau
6 9 (5.17%) Informatica
7 6 (3.45%) AlienVault
8 5 (2.87%) Talend
9 4 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.30%) Twitter
10 3 (1.72%) CA
10 3 (1.72%) Cognos
10 3 (1.72%) ESRI
10 3 (1.72%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.72%) Mapbox
10 3 (1.72%) Saba
10 3 (1.72%) VMware
11 2 (1.15%) Intapp
11 2 (1.15%) Tealium
11 2 (1.15%) Vertica