The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.60% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.63% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £460
% change year-on-year -11.11% -2.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £19.61 £35.50
% change year-on-year +98.87% -44.76%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 524 790 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.09% 77.45% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 437 402
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 17
Median hourly rate £17.68 £21.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -5.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in Reading

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in Reading over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) B2B

Data Analytics
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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Data Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) Market Research
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau