Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Analytics
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 123 107
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16 +34
Contract jobs citing Analytics 82 88 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.48% 1.46% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.84% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 78
South West median daily rate £425 £371 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -15.63% +37.50%
10th Percentile £230 £188 £271
90th Percentile £571 £558 £616
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
South West median hourly rate £11.50 £56.88 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.78% +468.75% -
England median hourly rate £26.67 £21.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.52% -7.61% -11.54%

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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4573 4788 5062
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.68% 79.40% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 3167 3325
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 241 216
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the South West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Bristol -8 26 £450 +32.35% 7
Wiltshire -1 16 £300 -17.24% 4
Somerset +4 9 £425 +165.63% 3
Gloucestershire +11 8 £200 -63.64% 3
Devon -27 7 £425 - 1
Dorset +10 4 £510 +40.69% 2
Cornwall - 2 £490 - 2
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 South West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.27%) Finance
3 20 (24.39%) Marketing
4 19 (23.17%) Data Analytics
5 18 (21.95%) Banking
6 17 (20.73%) SQL
6 17 (20.73%) User Experience
7 16 (19.51%) Java
8 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (15.85%) HTML
11 12 (14.63%) XML
11 12 (14.63%) Web Development
11 12 (14.63%) Hadoop
11 12 (14.63%) Machine Learning
11 12 (14.63%) Big Data
12 11 (13.41%) jQuery
12 11 (13.41%) Linux
12 11 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (12.20%) ETL
13 10 (12.20%) CSS
13 10 (12.20%) TDD
13 10 (12.20%) Web Analytics
13 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
14 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
15 8 (9.76%) MVC
15 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
15 8 (9.76%) SOA
15 8 (9.76%) IBM

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (8.54%) SAS
2 6 (7.32%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.32%) CMS
3 5 (6.10%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.66%) WordPress
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.44%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.44%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.44%) SPSS
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.22%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.54%) Google Analytics
4 5 (6.10%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.22%) AdWords
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) ATM
2 1 (1.22%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) ISUP
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
2 1 (1.22%) MVNO
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.22%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (1.22%) SMS
2 1 (1.22%) SS7
2 1 (1.22%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (1.22%) VLAN
2 1 (1.22%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.22%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) Big Data
1 12 (14.63%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.76%) MySQL
4 6 (7.32%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.32%) Star Schema
5 5 (6.10%) Apache Accumulo
5 5 (6.10%) HBase
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.44%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.44%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) AppScan
3 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) Pylint
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) ERwin
4 1 (1.22%) MagicDraw
4 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 20 (24.39%) Marketing
3 18 (21.95%) Banking
4 8 (9.76%) Retail
4 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.10%) Back Office
6 3 (3.66%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Designer
4 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (4.88%) BPM Designer
5 4 (4.88%) Consultant
5 4 (4.88%) ETL Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.88%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (3.66%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Data Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Network Manager
6 3 (3.66%) PHP Developer
6 3 (3.66%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Redshift Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Release Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) HTML
2 12 (14.63%) XML
3 11 (13.41%) jQuery
4 10 (12.20%) CSS
5 7 (8.54%) .NET
6 5 (6.10%) Dojo
6 5 (6.10%) DOM
6 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.88%) Ajax
7 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (4.88%) Classic ASP
7 4 (4.88%) XSL
8 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.66%) HTML5
9 2 (2.44%) LAMP
9 2 (2.44%) Node.js
9 2 (2.44%) React
9 2 (2.44%) REST
9 2 (2.44%) Web Services
9 2 (2.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) User Experience
2 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.54%) NHS
5 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.44%) Blog
7 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.44%) Robotics
7 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.22%) Social Media
8 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Unix
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) CentOS
4 1 (1.22%) Debian
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) Data Analytics
3 12 (14.63%) Machine Learning
3 12 (14.63%) Web Development
4 10 (12.20%) ETL
4 10 (12.20%) TDD
4 10 (12.20%) Web Analytics
5 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.76%) MVC
6 8 (9.76%) SOA
7 7 (8.54%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.32%) Content Management
8 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
8 6 (7.32%) Project Management
8 6 (7.32%) Quality Management
8 6 (7.32%) Scrum
8 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) SQL
2 16 (19.51%) Java
3 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) Python
5 4 (4.88%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) PHP
5 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.66%) R
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) COBOL
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.66%) CISM
4 3 (3.66%) CISSP
5 2 (2.44%) CEH
5 2 (2.44%) CISA
5 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.44%) PhD
5 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Ansible
2 5 (6.10%) Oozie
3 2 (2.44%) Plesk
4 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) IBM
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Cloudera
2 7 (8.54%) Google
2 7 (8.54%) Sitecore
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.10%) Pega
4 5 (6.10%) Tableau
4 5 (6.10%) webMethods
5 4 (4.88%) Teradata
6 3 (3.66%) Adobe
7 2 (2.44%) Black Duck
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Informatica
7 2 (2.44%) Remedy
7 2 (2.44%) Veracode
8 1 (1.22%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.22%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.22%) Omniture
8 1 (1.22%) Tekelec