Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 12 December 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.

Data Analytics
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 264 326
Rank change year-on-year +27 +62 -33
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 147 106 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.75% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 22
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -21.88%
10th Percentile £324 £309 £251
90th Percentile £641 £577 £569
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £19.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.90% -15.00% -37.06%
10th Percentile £19.07 £17.31 £21.25
90th Percentile £46.55 £20.24 £23.75
England median hourly rate £22.72 £33.16 £42.75
% change year-on-year -31.49% -22.44% +86.97%

Data 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,751 14,133 13,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.35% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,866 8,490 8,236
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 460 581
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analytics in the South East

Data Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Thames Valley +40 69 £513 +13.89% 26
Berkshire +32 58 £538 +1.42% 9
Surrey -35 28 £488 +8.33% 8
Hampshire -12 26 £513 +28.13% 7
East Sussex -6 8 £638 +15.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £550 +37.50% 2
West Sussex -14 6 £575 -4.17% 1
Oxfordshire +13 5 £338 -35.71% 15
Middlesex +10 5 £325 -0.76%
Kent +5 4 £320 -39.62% 2
Data Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 147 (100.00%) Analytics
2 63 (42.86%) SQL
3 60 (40.82%) Big Data
4 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (29.93%) Python
6 41 (27.89%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (27.21%) Hadoop
8 36 (24.49%) ETL
9 35 (23.81%) Big Data Analytics
10 33 (22.45%) Open Source
10 33 (22.45%) Apache Spark
11 32 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
13 28 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (19.05%) Data Ingestion
14 26 (17.69%) Machine Learning
14 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
15 24 (16.33%) Apache Hive
16 22 (14.97%) Legal
17 21 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (13.61%) Data Protection
18 20 (13.61%) Data Lake
18 20 (13.61%) Data Science
19 19 (12.93%) Kalman Filter
19 19 (12.93%) DevOps
19 19 (12.93%) Linux
19 19 (12.93%) Java
20 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
20 18 (12.24%) Internet
20 18 (12.24%) Telecoms

Data Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (22.45%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.12%) Apache
3 7 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.40%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.04%) SAS
5 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.76%) Chatbot
3 6 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.08%) SAP APO
2 6 (4.08%) SAP MM
3 5 (3.40%) SAP MDM
4 4 (2.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (2.72%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.80%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (5.44%) IaaS
4 8 (5.44%) PaaS
5 7 (4.76%) Apigee
5 7 (4.76%) Google Analytics
6 6 (4.08%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (3.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.04%) Office 365
8 3 (2.04%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.68%) Taleo
9 1 (0.68%) Veeva
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.24%) Firewall
1 18 (12.24%) Internet
1 18 (12.24%) SSH
1 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.76%) Skype
2 7 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (1.36%) ASN.1
3 2 (1.36%) Network Security
3 2 (1.36%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) DVB
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (40.82%) Big Data
2 40 (27.21%) Hadoop
3 24 (16.33%) Apache Hive
4 21 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (13.61%) Data Lake
6 18 (12.24%) Flink
7 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
8 10 (6.80%) NoSQL
8 10 (6.80%) Power BI
9 8 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (5.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 8 (5.44%) Data Mining
10 7 (4.76%) SAP HANA
11 6 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (4.08%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (4.08%) Geospatial Data
11 6 (4.08%) MongoDB
11 6 (4.08%) SAP BW
11 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
1 8 (5.44%) JIRA
2 6 (4.08%) Axure RP
3 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.36%) JMeter
6 2 (1.36%) Protractor
General
1 22 (14.97%) Legal
2 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.20%) Finance
4 5 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.72%) Marketing
6 3 (2.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.36%) German Language
7 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (29.25%) Developer
2 26 (17.69%) Analyst
3 18 (12.24%) Big Data Developer
3 18 (12.24%) Software Developer
4 16 (10.88%) Data Analyst
5 15 (10.20%) Analytics Developer
6 13 (8.84%) Consultant
7 9 (6.12%) Data Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Designer
8 8 (5.44%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.44%) UX Designer
9 7 (4.76%) Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Azure Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Data Scientist
9 7 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) Data Analytics Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) HTML Developer
10 6 (4.08%) SAP Data Analyst
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) Kafka
1 18 (12.24%) Spark Streaming
2 17 (11.56%) HTML
3 15 (10.20%) jQuery
4 13 (8.84%) AngularJS
4 13 (8.84%) HTML5
5 12 (8.16%) Node.js
6 10 (6.80%) Natural Language Processing
6 10 (6.80%) XML
7 9 (6.12%) JSON
8 8 (5.44%) React
9 7 (4.76%) RESTful
9 7 (4.76%) SignalR
9 7 (4.76%) SOAP
9 7 (4.76%) WebSockets
10 6 (4.08%) .NET
10 6 (4.08%) CSS
11 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.40%) CSS3
12 4 (2.72%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) User Experience
3 8 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.72%) AS400
6 4 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.72%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.04%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.04%) Social Media
7 3 (2.04%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.36%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Linux
2 9 (6.12%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) CentOS
3 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Unix
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) Analytics
2 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.49%) ETL
4 35 (23.81%) Big Data Analytics
5 33 (22.45%) Open Source
6 28 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (19.05%) Data Ingestion
7 26 (17.69%) Machine Learning
8 20 (13.61%) Data Protection
8 20 (13.61%) Data Science
9 19 (12.93%) DevOps
9 19 (12.93%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (12.24%) Network Architecture
10 18 (12.24%) Web Development
11 17 (11.56%) Data Migration
11 17 (11.56%) Data Modelling
11 17 (11.56%) Migration
12 14 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (9.52%) Scrum
12 14 (9.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.86%) SQL
2 44 (29.93%) Python
3 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.93%) Java
5 16 (10.88%) R
6 14 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.16%) C#
7 12 (8.16%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.40%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) Perl
9 4 (2.72%) VBA
10 3 (2.04%) Java 8
10 3 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.04%) Scala
10 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.04%) VB
11 2 (1.36%) AWK
11 2 (1.36%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.40%) Degree
1 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.04%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.36%) CISA
3 2 (1.36%) CISM
3 2 (1.36%) CISSP
3 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.68%) ACCA
4 1 (0.68%) CIMA
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.24%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.76%) QA
3 6 (4.08%) GDPR
4 4 (2.72%) PMO
5 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Docker
2 5 (3.40%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (5.44%) Puppet
2 6 (4.08%) HP ALM
3 5 (3.40%) Ansible
4 4 (2.72%) Terraform
5 3 (2.04%) Grafana
5 3 (2.04%) Graphite
5 3 (2.04%) Mesos
5 3 (2.04%) Nagios
5 3 (2.04%) Salt
5 3 (2.04%) StatsD
5 3 (2.04%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.36%) Kibana
7 1 (0.68%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.68%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) SAP
3 9 (6.12%) Databricks
4 8 (5.44%) Cloudera
5 7 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.08%) ClickTale
6 6 (4.08%) Cognos
6 6 (4.08%) HP
7 5 (3.40%) JD Edwards
7 5 (3.40%) Splunk
7 5 (3.40%) Tableau
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle
9 3 (2.04%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.04%) New Relic
9 3 (2.04%) Varonis
10 2 (1.36%) Cisco
11 1 (0.68%) IBM
11 1 (0.68%) Intel
11 1 (0.68%) Remedy
11 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com