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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 1 July 2022 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
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 36 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 0
Contract jobs citing Analytics 5,440 3,828 2,083
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.11% 5.82% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 6.54% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,852 2,528 1,456
10th Percentile £406 £350 £325
25th Percentile £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £775 £713 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £495 £470
% change year-on-year +4.04% +5.32% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 60 31
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £19.50
25th Percentile £33.01 £20.63 £21.33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.37 £30.05
Median % change year-on-year +27.90% -8.94% +0.17%
75th Percentile £51.75 £43.94 £45.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £59.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -7.41% +17.75%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,692 58,518 35,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.58% 88.95% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,089 40,159 23,915
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £444 £404 £392
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £595 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,732 1,625 1,007
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £17.00 £15.17 £16.13
Median hourly rate £29.47 £24.80 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.83% +7.83% +0.72%
75th Percentile £53.88 £47.50 £45.96
90th Percentile £67.23 £60.00 £56.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.36 £21.74 £20.85
% change year-on-year +12.05% +4.29% -9.06%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytics.

Daily rate trend for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytics over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytics.

Hourly rate trend for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytics over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +4 4,458 £575 +4.55% 893
London -2 2,951 £600 +9.09% 444
Work from Home 0 2,619 £550 +10.00% 315
UK excluding London +5 1,386 £515 +4.04% 486
South East +8 390 £520 -0.95% 105
Midlands +8 313 £525 +5.00% 73
West Midlands +5 262 £529 +5.80% 44
North of England -26 236 £525 +11.70% 158
Scotland +16 177 £475 +7.34% 35
North West -16 147 £525 +5.00% 80
East of England +6 138 £450 - 48
South West +3 125 £600 +20.48% 51
Yorkshire -46 64 £520 +1.96% 72
East Midlands +2 46 £523 +19.43% 29
North East -6 25 £600 +41.18% 6
Wales -15 20 £450 -5.26% 9
Northern Ireland -7 3 £400 -2.44% 7
Isle of Man -7 2 £350 -53.33%

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing 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 with a requirement for Analytics.

1 1,992 (36.62%) Agile
2 1,650 (30.33%) Finance
3 1,617 (29.72%) SQL
4 1,550 (28.49%) Python
5 1,518 (27.90%) Azure
6 1,207 (22.19%) Social Skills
7 1,180 (21.69%) Data Analytics
8 1,106 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1,031 (18.95%) AWS
10 934 (17.17%) DevOps
11 813 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
12 766 (14.08%) Power Platform
13 740 (13.60%) Microsoft
14 734 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
15 733 (13.47%) Power BI
16 732 (13.46%) ETL
17 721 (13.25%) Data Modelling
18 707 (13.00%) CI/CD
19 696 (12.79%) Visualisation
20 670 (12.32%) Java
21 623 (11.45%) Scrum
22 588 (10.81%) Software Engineering
23 560 (10.29%) Big Data
24 551 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
25 538 (9.89%) GCP
26 523 (9.61%) Google
27 509 (9.36%) JavaScript
28 499 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
29 496 (9.12%) Data Science
30 478 (8.79%) JIRA

Analytics
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
1 367 (6.75%) Apache Spark
2 255 (4.69%) Confluence
3 156 (2.87%) SAS
4 139 (2.56%) Apache
5 114 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 110 (2.02%) Apache Airflow
7 86 (1.58%) CMS
8 44 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 21 (0.39%) Jupyter
10 18 (0.33%) WordPress
11 16 (0.29%) Drupal
11 16 (0.29%) GeoServer
12 15 (0.28%) IIS
13 14 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (0.22%) Luigi
15 9 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.15%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.15%) Appian
17 6 (0.11%) ThingWorx
17 6 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 360 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 28 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 24 (0.44%) SPSS
8 15 (0.28%) Sketch
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle Smart View
10 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.11%) InVision
12 5 (0.092%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.092%) Stata
12 5 (0.092%) UserZoom
13 4 (0.074%) Adobe XD
14 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.018%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 49 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 36 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.33%) SAP BPC
4 17 (0.31%) assyst
5 15 (0.28%) SAP HCM
6 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 12 (0.22%) Maximo
8 11 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
9 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.13%) Eloqua
10 7 (0.13%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 7 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.13%) Shopify
11 6 (0.11%) Magento
11 6 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.11%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 1,518 (27.90%) Azure
2 1,031 (18.95%) AWS
3 766 (14.08%) Power Platform
4 538 (9.89%) GCP
5 315 (5.79%) Azure Data Factory
6 295 (5.42%) Azure DevOps
7 290 (5.33%) Google Analytics
8 232 (4.26%) Serverless
9 222 (4.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 209 (3.84%) Azure Monitor
11 170 (3.13%) PaaS
12 148 (2.72%) Amazon S3
13 139 (2.56%) GitHub
14 128 (2.35%) SaaS
15 118 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
16 112 (2.06%) Snowflake
17 109 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
18 103 (1.89%) Google Data Studio
19 92 (1.69%) IaaS
20 87 (1.60%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (1.64%) Firewall
2 76 (1.40%) DNS
3 58 (1.07%) Internet
4 50 (0.92%) Network Security
5 42 (0.77%) WAN
6 36 (0.66%) DHCP
6 36 (0.66%) LAN
7 35 (0.64%) HTTP
8 34 (0.63%) BGP
9 29 (0.53%) SD-WAN
10 28 (0.51%) OSPF
11 23 (0.42%) tcpdump
11 23 (0.42%) VPN
12 22 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
13 21 (0.39%) SSL
13 21 (0.39%) TCP/IP
14 17 (0.31%) Wireshark
15 15 (0.28%) NX-OS
16 12 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
17 11 (0.20%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
2 733 (13.47%) Power BI
3 560 (10.29%) Big Data
4 410 (7.54%) Data Lake
5 370 (6.80%) Tableau
6 283 (5.20%) SQL Server
7 253 (4.65%) Hadoop
8 252 (4.63%) NoSQL
9 182 (3.35%) Relational Database
10 178 (3.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 171 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
12 153 (2.81%) MySQL
13 152 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 146 (2.68%) BigQuery
15 138 (2.54%) Metadata
16 135 (2.48%) MongoDB
17 123 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
18 119 (2.19%) Pentaho
19 116 (2.13%) Apache Hive
20 86 (1.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 478 (8.79%) JIRA
2 414 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 292 (5.37%) Jenkins
4 122 (2.24%) GitLab
5 98 (1.80%) Bitbucket
6 73 (1.34%) Maven
7 69 (1.27%) Cypress.io
8 66 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 55 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 54 (0.99%) Selenium
11 44 (0.81%) Subversion
12 43 (0.79%) ERwin
13 39 (0.72%) Postman
14 38 (0.70%) JMeter
14 38 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
15 37 (0.68%) Cucumber
15 37 (0.68%) Gradle
16 34 (0.63%) Gatling
17 33 (0.61%) MLflow
18 32 (0.59%) Artifactory
General
1 1,650 (30.33%) Finance
2 1,207 (22.19%) Social Skills
3 813 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
4 418 (7.68%) Front Office
5 398 (7.32%) Banking
6 385 (7.08%) Marketing
7 376 (6.91%) Public Sector
8 222 (4.08%) Retail
9 187 (3.44%) Presentation Skills
10 164 (3.01%) Legal
11 141 (2.59%) Investment Banking
12 132 (2.43%) Telecoms
13 109 (2.00%) Influencing Skills
14 100 (1.84%) Manufacturing
15 66 (1.21%) Law
16 64 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 59 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
18 55 (1.01%) Financial Institution
19 54 (0.99%) Publishing
20 51 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,145 (21.05%) Developer
2 938 (17.24%) Analyst
3 604 (11.10%) Architect
4 556 (10.22%) Data Engineer
5 328 (6.03%) Data Analyst
6 268 (4.93%) Software Engineer
7 262 (4.82%) Python Developer
8 254 (4.67%) Python Engineer
9 248 (4.56%) Business Analyst
10 223 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
10 223 (4.10%) Data Architect
11 220 (4.04%) Consultant
12 216 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
13 200 (3.68%) Java Developer
14 199 (3.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 184 (3.38%) Project Manager
16 183 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
17 151 (2.78%) Senior Developer
18 150 (2.76%) AWS Developer
19 132 (2.43%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (8.58%) React
2 286 (5.26%) .NET
3 220 (4.04%) HTML
4 209 (3.84%) Kafka
5 180 (3.31%) REST
6 167 (3.07%) CSS
7 157 (2.89%) Pandas
8 148 (2.72%) NumPy
9 109 (2.00%) SciPy
10 102 (1.88%) RESTful
11 99 (1.82%) Node.js
12 96 (1.76%) PySpark
12 96 (1.76%) Spring Boot
13 95 (1.75%) Spring
14 91 (1.67%) .NET Framework
15 89 (1.64%) AngularJS
16 88 (1.62%) XML
17 67 (1.23%) JSON
18 65 (1.19%) Web Services
19 63 (1.16%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 346 (6.36%) User Experience
2 276 (5.07%) Equities
3 225 (4.14%) Derivative
4 198 (3.64%) Fixed Income
5 193 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 188 (3.46%) Data Structures
7 186 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 173 (3.18%) Hedge funds
9 150 (2.76%) Algorithms
10 124 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
11 112 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
12 88 (1.62%) Cloud Native
13 82 (1.51%) Legacy Systems
14 80 (1.47%) Social Media
15 74 (1.36%) Public Cloud
16 70 (1.29%) Virtual Team
17 58 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
18 53 (0.97%) NHS
19 52 (0.96%) FMCG
19 52 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 329 (6.05%) Linux
2 213 (3.92%) Unix
3 211 (3.88%) Windows
4 36 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (0.57%) Windows 10
6 30 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.44%) Android
8 23 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.37%) VMS
10 13 (0.24%) CentOS
11 9 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.092%) AIX
15 4 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.055%) HPUX
16 3 (0.055%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.055%) Windows Server 2016
17 2 (0.037%) Debian
17 2 (0.037%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,992 (36.62%) Agile
2 1,180 (21.69%) Data Analytics
3 1,106 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
4 934 (17.17%) DevOps
5 732 (13.46%) ETL
6 721 (13.25%) Data Modelling
7 707 (13.00%) CI/CD
8 696 (12.79%) Visualisation
9 623 (11.45%) Scrum
10 588 (10.81%) Software Engineering
11 551 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 499 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
13 496 (9.12%) Data Science
14 457 (8.40%) Data Analysis
15 406 (7.46%) Migration
16 396 (7.28%) Data Engineering
17 377 (6.93%) Asset Management
18 375 (6.89%) Decision-Making
18 375 (6.89%) Microservices
19 362 (6.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,617 (29.72%) SQL
2 1,550 (28.49%) Python
3 670 (12.32%) Java
4 509 (9.36%) JavaScript
5 391 (7.19%) C#
6 327 (6.01%) TypeScript
7 282 (5.18%) R
8 238 (4.38%) Scala
9 234 (4.30%) PowerShell
10 128 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 126 (2.32%) C++
12 115 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 102 (1.88%) Bash
14 98 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 88 (1.62%) C
16 75 (1.38%) VBA
17 51 (0.94%) Perl
18 47 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 38 (0.70%) Go
20 37 (0.68%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 429 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 376 (6.91%) Degree
3 350 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 78 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 52 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 47 (0.86%) PhD
8 43 (0.79%) PMP
9 36 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (0.61%) AWS Certification
10 33 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 32 (0.59%) Master's Degree
12 30 (0.55%) CISSP
12 30 (0.55%) FFIEC
13 27 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 23 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
16 17 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
17 15 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (5.53%) QA
2 294 (5.40%) Data Quality
3 135 (2.48%) Accessibility
4 115 (2.11%) GDPR
5 47 (0.86%) NIST
6 41 (0.75%) SLA
7 39 (0.72%) HL7
8 37 (0.68%) PMO
9 35 (0.64%) PCI DSS
10 25 (0.46%) GLBA
10 25 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 20 (0.37%) ISO 20022
12 16 (0.29%) IFRS
13 15 (0.28%) GRC
14 13 (0.24%) SEPA
15 9 (0.17%) WCAG
16 7 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
16 7 (0.13%) IFRS 17
16 7 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 369 (6.78%) Docker
2 106 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 88 (1.62%) HDFS
4 53 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (0.28%) ProxySG
8 8 (0.15%) vSphere
9 5 (0.092%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.074%) LXC
10 4 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.037%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.037%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.037%) GFS2
11 2 (0.037%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.037%) Squid
12 1 (0.018%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.018%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 331 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 264 (4.85%) Terraform
3 142 (2.61%) Ansible
4 79 (1.45%) Grafana
5 42 (0.77%) Puppet
6 31 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (0.55%) Kibana
8 28 (0.51%) Kubeflow
9 26 (0.48%) Prometheus
10 24 (0.44%) Istio
11 23 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
11 23 (0.42%) SCCM
12 16 (0.29%) logstash
12 16 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
14 14 (0.26%) Packer
15 12 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
16 11 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 9 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 8 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 740 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 523 (9.61%) Google
3 411 (7.56%) Oracle
4 381 (7.00%) Databricks
5 275 (5.06%) SAP
6 182 (3.35%) Adobe
7 124 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 119 (2.19%) Informatica
9 117 (2.15%) Talend
10 109 (2.00%) Splunk
11 105 (1.93%) ServiceNow
12 81 (1.49%) Alteryx
13 63 (1.16%) Cloudera
14 39 (0.72%) Bloomberg
14 39 (0.72%) VMware
15 37 (0.68%) Cisco
15 37 (0.68%) IBM
16 36 (0.66%) AppDynamics
17 35 (0.64%) Teradata
18 29 (0.53%) Red Hat