Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 30 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 6157 6428 6746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.42% 5.84% 5.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.23% 17.69% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3848 4109 4057
UK median daily rate £435 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% +5.63% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £231
90th Percentile £625 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £370
% change year-on-year +1.27% +6.76% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 197 262
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.03 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.23% +1.44% -17.81%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.39 £46.40 £47.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.56% -34.55%

Analytical Skills is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32016 36329 35937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 33.02% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20859 23828 22327
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £231
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1053 1177 1368
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +15.16% -8.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.83 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.57% +20.00% -7.89%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the UK 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
England +2 5670 £450 +5.88% 1036
UK excluding London +3 3164 £400 +1.27% 635
London +4 2854 £480 +6.67% 465
South East +9 1060 £400 +2.56% 142
North of England -3 687 £400 - 185
Midlands +4 468 £375 -1.32% 99
North West +1 337 £400 +5.26% 98
South West +9 326 £400 - 72
Scotland +1 262 £375 -1.32% 51
West Midlands 0 258 £350 -6.67% 59
Yorkshire -9 241 £400 -5.88% 75
East of England -15 238 £400 - 70
East Midlands 0 196 £389 +3.67% 40
North East +7 113 £420 +12.00% 12
Northern Ireland -5 74 £420 +40.00% 3
Wales +8 58 £407 +8.40% 13

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 1901 (30.88%) Finance
2 1535 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1351 (21.94%) SQL
4 1025 (16.65%) Microsoft
5 916 (14.88%) Degree
6 799 (12.98%) Banking
7 765 (12.42%) Project Management
8 756 (12.28%) Java
9 737 (11.97%) Oracle
10 674 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 674 (10.95%) Analytics
11 645 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 627 (10.18%) Windows
13 564 (9.16%) Linux
14 557 (9.05%) Security Cleared
15 531 (8.62%) ITIL
16 509 (8.27%) Unix
17 506 (8.22%) Business Analysis
18 505 (8.20%) Python
19 504 (8.19%) SQL Server
20 495 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
21 471 (7.65%) JavaScript
22 456 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
23 441 (7.16%) C#
24 431 (7.00%) Data Analysis
25 423 (6.87%) Migration
26 419 (6.81%) SDLC
27 408 (6.63%) Scrum
28 395 (6.42%) SC Cleared
29 381 (6.19%) Data Modelling

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 201 (3.26%) SAS
2 164 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 115 (1.87%) CMS
4 110 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 103 (1.67%) Confluence
6 93 (1.51%) MS Exchange
7 86 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 81 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 70 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 61 (0.99%) IIS
11 60 (0.97%) Apache
12 59 (0.96%) Skype for Business
13 57 (0.93%) JBoss
14 45 (0.73%) Apache Pig
15 44 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 43 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
17 36 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 29 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
20 25 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 674 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 456 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 245 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 245 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 151 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
5 84 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 38 (0.62%) SPSS
7 33 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 18 (0.29%) Stata
10 7 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.081%) S-PLUS
12 5 (0.081%) UserZoom
13 4 (0.065%) EViews
13 4 (0.065%) MicroStation
14 3 (0.049%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.032%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 97 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.41%) Magento
5 24 (0.39%) Maximo
6 22 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 20 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
9 18 (0.29%) SAP HR
10 14 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
10 14 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 14 (0.23%) WebTrends
11 13 (0.21%) Eloqua
11 13 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 13 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 13 (0.21%) SAP SD
12 12 (0.19%) ION MarketView
13 11 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (0.18%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 243 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 197 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 163 (2.65%) Office 365
4 57 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 57 (0.93%) SaaS
5 53 (0.86%) PaaS
6 52 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (0.80%) IaaS
8 31 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
9 25 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (0.39%) Trello
11 20 (0.32%) Yammer
12 18 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
14 14 (0.23%) GitHub
15 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.19%) OpenShift
16 10 (0.16%) Akamai
16 10 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 145 (2.36%) Firewall
2 124 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 119 (1.93%) Internet
4 104 (1.69%) DNS
4 104 (1.69%) WAN
5 96 (1.56%) VPN
6 78 (1.27%) LAN
7 68 (1.10%) Network Security
8 62 (1.01%) DHCP
9 60 (0.97%) SAN
10 59 (0.96%) MPLS
11 57 (0.93%) HTTP
12 54 (0.88%) Wireless
13 53 (0.86%) BGP
14 47 (0.76%) LDAP
14 47 (0.76%) OSPF
15 46 (0.75%) SSL
16 44 (0.71%) VoIP
17 30 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 358 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 271 (4.40%) Big Data
4 257 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 204 (3.31%) Hadoop
6 133 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
8 111 (1.80%) MySQL
8 111 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 110 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 99 (1.61%) Apache Hive
11 98 (1.59%) Data Mining
11 98 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 96 (1.56%) QlikView
13 88 (1.43%) Oracle Database
14 80 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
15 78 (1.27%) DB2
16 76 (1.23%) NoSQL
17 71 (1.15%) HBase
18 64 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 248 (4.03%) JIRA
2 215 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 210 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 124 (2.01%) Selenium
5 113 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 98 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 81 (1.32%) Subversion
8 76 (1.23%) JUnit
9 73 (1.19%) Maven
10 70 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 61 (0.99%) WebDriver
12 58 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
13 47 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 45 (0.73%) Gradle
15 40 (0.65%) Eclipse
16 36 (0.58%) GitLab
17 29 (0.47%) Ant
17 29 (0.47%) JMeter
17 29 (0.47%) NUnit
18 26 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 1901 (30.88%) Finance
2 799 (12.98%) Banking
3 374 (6.07%) Retail
4 327 (5.31%) Marketing
5 293 (4.76%) Front Office
6 267 (4.34%) Telecoms
7 260 (4.22%) Investment Banking
8 169 (2.74%) Legal
9 118 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 93 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 79 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 70 (1.14%) Advertising
13 68 (1.10%) Back Office
14 59 (0.96%) Publishing
15 51 (0.83%) Games
16 47 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
17 46 (0.75%) Law
18 44 (0.71%) Billing
19 38 (0.62%) German Language
20 37 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1909 (31.01%) Analyst
2 1166 (18.94%) Developer
3 732 (11.89%) Business Analyst
4 389 (6.32%) Consultant
5 339 (5.51%) Architect
6 303 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 269 (4.37%) Data Analyst
8 265 (4.30%) Java Developer
9 168 (2.73%) C# Developer
10 145 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
11 128 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
12 123 (2.00%) .NET Developer
13 122 (1.98%) User Researcher
14 111 (1.80%) Senior Developer
15 96 (1.56%) Support Engineer
16 93 (1.51%) C# .NET Developer
17 92 (1.49%) DevOps Engineer
18 91 (1.48%) Data Scientist
19 90 (1.46%) IT Analyst
20 89 (1.45%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (5.93%) .NET
2 364 (5.91%) HTML
3 340 (5.52%) Web Services
4 294 (4.78%) XML
5 259 (4.21%) CSS
6 193 (3.13%) HTML5
7 168 (2.73%) AngularJS
8 144 (2.34%) jQuery
9 140 (2.27%) REST
10 122 (1.98%) Spring
11 121 (1.97%) SOAP
12 107 (1.74%) J2EE
13 105 (1.71%) JSON
14 90 (1.46%) ASP.NET
15 86 (1.40%) CSS3
16 84 (1.36%) Ajax
16 84 (1.36%) Middleware
16 84 (1.36%) RESTful
17 69 (1.12%) Node.js
18 60 (0.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 375 (6.09%) Management Information System
2 269 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 264 (4.29%) User Experience
4 180 (2.92%) Data Centre
5 170 (2.76%) Fixed Income
6 148 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 120 (1.95%) Equities
8 118 (1.92%) Derivative
9 115 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 111 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 101 (1.64%) Virtual Team
12 93 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 82 (1.33%) Mobile App
14 72 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
14 72 (1.17%) NHS
15 61 (0.99%) Credit Risk
16 54 (0.88%) Fintech
17 50 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
18 46 (0.75%) Reference Data
19 40 (0.65%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 627 (10.18%) Windows
2 564 (9.16%) Linux
3 509 (8.27%) Unix
4 164 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 135 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 108 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 92 (1.49%) Android
8 87 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 81 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (0.97%) Windows 10
11 58 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 48 (0.78%) Solaris
13 42 (0.68%) AIX
14 34 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (0.54%) Windows XP
16 27 (0.44%) CentOS
17 25 (0.41%) Windows 8
18 20 (0.32%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.21%) Mac OS X
20 9 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1535 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
2 765 (12.42%) Project Management
3 674 (10.95%) Analytics
4 645 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 531 (8.62%) ITIL
6 506 (8.22%) Business Analysis
7 495 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
8 431 (7.00%) Data Analysis
9 423 (6.87%) Migration
10 419 (6.81%) SDLC
11 408 (6.63%) Scrum
12 381 (6.19%) Data Modelling
13 359 (5.83%) Change Management
14 315 (5.12%) Test Automation
15 302 (4.90%) OO
16 291 (4.73%) PRINCE2
17 279 (4.53%) Risk Management
18 267 (4.34%) Service Management
19 258 (4.19%) ETL
20 255 (4.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1351 (21.94%) SQL
2 756 (12.28%) Java
3 505 (8.20%) Python
4 471 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 441 (7.16%) C#
6 217 (3.52%) C++
7 175 (2.84%) R
8 141 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 139 (2.26%) T-SQL
10 138 (2.24%) Perl
11 118 (1.92%) Scala
11 118 (1.92%) VBA
12 115 (1.87%) Shell Script
13 113 (1.84%) C
14 100 (1.62%) Bash Shell
15 93 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 73 (1.19%) PHP
17 70 (1.14%) Ruby
18 43 (0.70%) VB.NET
19 37 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 916 (14.88%) Degree
2 557 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 395 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 136 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 97 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (1.58%) ISEB
6 92 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 86 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 77 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 65 (1.06%) CISSP
10 61 (0.99%) PMP
11 59 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 59 (0.96%) DV Cleared
12 56 (0.91%) Master's Degree
13 48 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
14 45 (0.73%) CCNA
14 45 (0.73%) CCNP
15 39 (0.63%) ISTQB
16 36 (0.58%) CISM
16 36 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (4.52%) QA
2 160 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 124 (2.01%) PMO
4 117 (1.90%) SLA
5 46 (0.75%) MiFID
6 45 (0.73%) GDPR
7 40 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 39 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
9 38 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 37 (0.60%) IFRS
11 33 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 30 (0.49%) IFRS 9
13 17 (0.28%) COBIT
13 17 (0.28%) ISO 9001
14 15 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
14 15 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 15 (0.24%) NIST 800
15 11 (0.18%) Def Stans
16 10 (0.16%) MISRA
16 10 (0.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 339 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 81 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.23%) Docker
4 59 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 30 (0.49%) XenApp
7 23 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.36%) vSphere
9 21 (0.34%) HDFS
10 17 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.16%) Gluster
14 10 (0.16%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.15%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.097%) KVM
17 6 (0.097%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 86 (1.40%) Puppet
2 85 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (1.28%) Ansible
3 79 (1.28%) SCCM
4 32 (0.52%) SCOM
5 30 (0.49%) Dollar Universe
5 30 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.36%) Kubernetes
7 17 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (0.28%) FortiGate
7 17 (0.28%) Kibana
8 15 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.23%) Tivoli
10 13 (0.21%) HP Fortify
10 13 (0.21%) logstash
10 13 (0.21%) WSUS
11 11 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 11 (0.18%) Nagios
11 11 (0.18%) Oozie
11 11 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1025 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 737 (11.97%) Oracle
3 314 (5.10%) SAP
4 189 (3.07%) Cisco
5 159 (2.58%) IBM
6 154 (2.50%) HP
7 140 (2.27%) VMware
8 137 (2.23%) Tableau
9 109 (1.77%) Citrix
10 106 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 104 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 93 (1.51%) Sybase
13 89 (1.45%) Google
14 81 (1.32%) Splunk
15 78 (1.27%) Adobe
16 74 (1.20%) TIBCO
17 72 (1.17%) Informatica
18 66 (1.07%) Teradata
19 65 (1.06%) ServiceNow
20 57 (0.93%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £155 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Morson International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Rate: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Modis International
Rate: £19 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day + Flexible hours, work from home
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £500 to £530 per day Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + excllent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £370 - £419.50 per day +
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £25 - £34 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Rate: From £24,780 to £34,983 per annum pro rata
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday