Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 67 79
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 10 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.67% 1.67% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.79% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
Reading median daily rate £344 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +7.14% +34.62%
10th Percentile £260 £305 £325
90th Percentile £441 £430 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Reading median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.21%
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.65 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +81.20% -3.85% -16.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,366 1,173 1,257
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.01% 93.54% 90.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 733 655
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £225 £256 £236
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 75
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% +7.14% -47.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.90 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £41.50 £50.31
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -25.00%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analyst in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Power BI
3 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Toad
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Power BI
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Records Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Dublin Core
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Alteryx
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau