The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 122 124
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 15 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.61% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.77% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £356 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £426 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.00% -  

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 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 2224 2327 2452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.83% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1538 1664
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 111
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Data 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 Data Analytics in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the South West

Data 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 Data Analytics within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 5 £425 -
Gloucestershire +9 3 - - 1
Wiltshire +7 3 - -
Dorset +10 2 - -
Data Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 18 (100.00%) Analytics
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Big Data
4 10 (55.56%) Java
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 8 (44.44%) Cloudera
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
8 6 (33.33%) Vagrant
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) HBase
8 6 (33.33%) Ansible
8 6 (33.33%) Docker
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (27.78%) Oozie
9 5 (27.78%) Apache Pig
9 5 (27.78%) Apache Accumulo
9 5 (27.78%) Open Source
9 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
10 4 (22.22%) Data Management
11 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 3 (16.67%) Web Development
11 3 (16.67%) Python

Data 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 5 (27.78%) Apache Pig
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Big Data
2 9 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
4 6 (33.33%) HBase
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (11.11%) Star Schema
7 2 (11.11%) Text Mining
8 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (11.11%) AppScan
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Pylint
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
1 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Application Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
1 2 (11.11%) React
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) WSDL
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Debian
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Analytics
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
7 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) MODAF
8 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.11%) CEH
3 2 (11.11%) CISA
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cloudera
2 2 (11.11%) Black Duck
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) Veracode
3 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.56%) MapR
3 1 (5.56%) Nuix
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata