Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 67 82
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 13 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 1.50% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.60% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 7
Reading median daily rate £356 £356 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.04% +17.33%
10th Percentile £256 £305 £193
90th Percentile £490 £446 £410
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year - +5.66% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -37.50% +60.32%
10th Percentile £32.50 £11.25 £16.33
90th Percentile £37.50 £15.75 £22.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +187.10% -22.50% +3.23%

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 1,371 1,184 1,372
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.92% 93.30% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 693 740
Reading median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £190 £251 £227
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 59 80
Reading median hourly rate £21.95 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.38% - -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.30 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +37.93% - -32.71%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018, 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 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Power BI
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Chemistry
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Tableau
4 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Alteryx
5 1 (7.69%) Metadata Management
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.69%) Semantic Layer
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Chemistry
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) Metadata Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Alteryx
2 1 (7.69%) SAP