The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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.

Data Analytics
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 142 143
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 17 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.55% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
Median daily rate £388 £475 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £255 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £840
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year -46.66% -  

Data Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2381 3115 2862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.85% 82.06% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1960 1689
Median daily rate £410 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 78 122
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £56.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the North West

Data 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 Data Analytics in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the North West

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in the North West

Data 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 Data Analytics within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 7 £400 -23.80% 6
Cheshire +23 5 £293 -46.81% 3
Merseyside -6 2 - -
Data Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 32 (100.00%) Analytics
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (28.13%) Big Data
3 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
3 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
5 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
6 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) SAS
7 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) Web Design
7 5 (15.63%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) CSS3
7 5 (15.63%) RESTful
7 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
7 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
7 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) Master Data Management
8 4 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (12.50%) Linked Data
8 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
8 4 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
8 4 (12.50%) Node.js

Data 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 5 (15.63%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MDG
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (9.38%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Big Data
1 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
2 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL Workbench
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.25%) Spotfire
6 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Power BI
6 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.13%) QlikView
6 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) ERwin
3 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) CMake
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) WiX
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Data Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Analytics Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Hadoop Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
1 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) CSS3
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) HTML5
1 5 (15.63%) RESTful
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) Ionic Framework
3 3 (9.38%) React
3 3 (9.38%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) Underscore.js
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Linked Data
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Interactive TV
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Analytics
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
4 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (15.63%) Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
1 4 (12.50%) Teradata
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) EXASOL
3 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Talend
3 1 (3.13%) VMware