Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 436 503
Rank change year-on-year +146 +67 +69
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 817 565 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 363 265
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £290
90th Percentile £675 £675 £733
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £458
% change year-on-year -0.59% -7.10% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +3.18% +7.69%
10th Percentile £16.55 £20.69 £15.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £39.20 £36.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - -29.58% -

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80093 91859 91068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.22% 83.48% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52513 60584 57632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2063 2196 2578
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.65%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
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 Data Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +144 771 £475 +5.56% 124
London +118 505 £500 +2.56% 70
UK excluding London +98 304 £423 -0.59% 68
North of England +96 87 £425 -10.53% 15
South East +35 85 £413 -4.62% 16
East of England +17 44 £408 +46.19% 15
Yorkshire +65 43 £441 -9.21% 3
North West +48 36 £425 +9.68% 12
Midlands +12 31 £406 -9.72% 4
Scotland +34 26 £450 +16.13% 12
South West -8 19 £424 -0.29% 4
East Midlands +1 16 £425 - 2
West Midlands +10 12 £369 -22.37% 2
Wales - 9 £500 - 2
North East +50 8 £325 -34.34%
Northern Ireland - 5 £380 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 817 (100.00%) Analytics
2 266 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (32.19%) Big Data
4 255 (31.21%) Finance
5 221 (27.05%) SQL
6 196 (23.99%) Hadoop
7 179 (21.91%) Python
8 171 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
9 135 (16.52%) Big Data Analytics
10 128 (15.67%) Data Analysis
11 125 (15.30%) Java
12 120 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
13 119 (14.57%) Visualisation
14 116 (14.20%) Linux
15 111 (13.59%) Apache Spark
16 107 (13.10%) Banking
17 103 (12.61%) R
18 99 (12.12%) Degree
19 98 (12.00%) Data Modelling
20 97 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
21 90 (11.02%) Oracle
22 84 (10.28%) ETL
22 84 (10.28%) Microsoft
23 82 (10.04%) Apache Hive
24 76 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
25 74 (9.06%) SAS
26 72 (8.81%) Unix
26 72 (8.81%) Data Visualisation
26 72 (8.81%) Machine Learning
27 71 (8.69%) Tableau

Data 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
1 111 (13.59%) Apache Spark
2 74 (9.06%) SAS
3 35 (4.28%) Apache
4 20 (2.45%) Apache Pig
4 20 (2.45%) Confluence
5 13 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.61%) JBoss
9 5 (0.61%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.49%) IIS
10 4 (0.49%) nginx
11 3 (0.37%) CMS
11 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 59 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.82%) SPSS
3 15 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.98%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.12%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Primavera
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.24%) Actimize
4 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.12%) Unica
5 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.45%) Google Analytics
4 18 (2.20%) GitHub
5 14 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
6 12 (1.47%) SaaS
7 9 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (0.73%) PaaS
11 5 (0.61%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.37%) Heroku
13 3 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.82%) LAN
2 22 (2.69%) VPN
2 22 (2.69%) WAN
3 18 (2.20%) Firewall
4 17 (2.08%) Internet
5 7 (0.86%) SSL
5 7 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.86%) VoIP
6 6 (0.73%) LDAP
7 5 (0.61%) FTP
8 4 (0.49%) Network Security
9 3 (0.37%) DNS
9 3 (0.37%) HTTP
9 3 (0.37%) Skype
10 2 (0.24%) BGP
10 2 (0.24%) SSH
10 2 (0.24%) VLAN
11 1 (0.12%) IPsec
11 1 (0.12%) ISUP
11 1 (0.12%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (32.19%) Big Data
2 196 (23.99%) Hadoop
3 97 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
4 82 (10.04%) Apache Hive
5 57 (6.98%) NoSQL
6 55 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 55 (6.73%) SQL Server
7 48 (5.88%) HBase
8 39 (4.77%) Power BI
9 35 (4.28%) QlikView
10 34 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (3.92%) MongoDB
12 31 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (2.94%) Data Mining
13 24 (2.94%) Sqoop
14 21 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (2.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 19 (2.33%) Impala
17 18 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 47 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 40 (4.90%) JIRA
3 18 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 17 (2.08%) ERwin
5 14 (1.71%) Selenium
6 13 (1.59%) Axure RP
7 12 (1.47%) Grunt
8 11 (1.35%) Bitbucket
8 11 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.10%) Maven
9 9 (1.10%) Subversion
10 7 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (0.73%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.73%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.61%) Ant
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 255 (31.21%) Finance
2 107 (13.10%) Banking
3 42 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.90%) Investment Banking
4 40 (4.90%) Retail
5 37 (4.53%) Front Office
5 37 (4.53%) Legal
6 34 (4.16%) Marketing
7 19 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.84%) Billing
9 14 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.59%) Electronics
11 12 (1.47%) Back Office
11 12 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.10%) Games
12 9 (1.10%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.98%) Advertising
14 6 (0.73%) Law
15 3 (0.37%) Automotive
16 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 203 (24.85%) Analyst
2 171 (20.93%) Developer
3 86 (10.53%) Architect
4 83 (10.16%) Data Analyst
5 75 (9.18%) Business Analyst
6 69 (8.45%) Consultant
7 51 (6.24%) Data Architect
8 41 (5.02%) Data Business Analyst
9 38 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 35 (4.28%) Python Developer
11 32 (3.92%) Data Scientist
12 31 (3.79%) Java Developer
13 28 (3.43%) Data Consultant
13 28 (3.43%) Designer
14 26 (3.18%) Data Engineer
15 25 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
16 24 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
17 23 (2.82%) Analytics Manager
18 22 (2.69%) Big Data Developer
18 22 (2.69%) Data Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.75%) HTML
2 44 (5.39%) AngularJS
3 43 (5.26%) Kafka
4 38 (4.65%) CSS
5 31 (3.79%) .NET
6 27 (3.30%) HTML5
7 25 (3.06%) XML
8 23 (2.82%) jQuery
9 22 (2.69%) CSS3
10 21 (2.57%) Node.js
11 20 (2.45%) JSON
12 19 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
13 18 (2.20%) Web Services
14 17 (2.08%) React
14 17 (2.08%) Spark Streaming
15 16 (1.96%) D3.js
16 15 (1.84%) REST
16 15 (1.84%) RESTful
17 14 (1.71%) Sensu
18 12 (1.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 53 (6.49%) User Experience
4 48 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 38 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.18%) Fixed Income
7 24 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (2.45%) Mainframe
9 19 (2.33%) Data Structures
9 19 (2.33%) Fintech
10 18 (2.20%) Private Cloud
11 17 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.59%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.47%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.35%) Social Media
14 11 (1.35%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.22%) Equities
16 9 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.20%) Linux
2 72 (8.81%) Unix
3 66 (8.08%) Windows
4 11 (1.35%) Solaris
4 11 (1.35%) Windows Vista
5 8 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.37%) CentOS
8 3 (0.37%) Debian
9 2 (0.24%) Android
9 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Fedora
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (100.00%) Analytics
2 266 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
4 135 (16.52%) Big Data Analytics
5 128 (15.67%) Data Analysis
6 119 (14.57%) Visualisation
7 98 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 84 (10.28%) ETL
9 76 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 72 (8.81%) Data Visualisation
10 72 (8.81%) Machine Learning
11 67 (8.20%) Scrum
12 62 (7.59%) DevOps
13 59 (7.22%) Project Management
14 54 (6.61%) Data Management
15 52 (6.36%) Open Source
16 49 (6.00%) Business Analysis
17 46 (5.63%) Migration
18 44 (5.39%) CRM
18 44 (5.39%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 221 (27.05%) SQL
2 179 (21.91%) Python
3 125 (15.30%) Java
4 103 (12.61%) R
5 69 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 46 (5.63%) Scala
7 33 (4.04%) C#
8 25 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 25 (3.06%) VBA
9 19 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.33%) C++
9 19 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 19 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.08%) C
11 15 (1.84%) MATLAB
12 11 (1.35%) VB
13 10 (1.22%) Perl
14 9 (1.10%) PHP
15 6 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (12.12%) Degree
2 47 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.96%) CISSP
6 15 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.22%) ISEB
8 7 (0.86%) PhD
8 7 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.73%) SANS
9 6 (0.73%) SSCP
10 5 (0.61%) CEH
10 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.61%) PMP
11 4 (0.49%) CISM
11 4 (0.49%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.63%) Data Quality
2 26 (3.18%) QA
3 9 (1.10%) PMO
4 8 (0.98%) WCAG
5 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.49%) MiFID
6 2 (0.24%) FATCA
6 2 (0.24%) GMP
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (3.06%) Apache Flume
2 19 (2.33%) HDFS
3 16 (1.96%) Docker
4 9 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.37%) NFS
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Samba
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (3.30%) Ansible
2 15 (1.84%) Terraform
3 12 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
3 12 (1.47%) Prometheus
4 10 (1.22%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.10%) Rsyslog
6 7 (0.86%) Nessus
6 7 (0.86%) Nexpose
6 7 (0.86%) Nmap
6 7 (0.86%) Puppet
6 7 (0.86%) QRadar
7 6 (0.73%) Oozie
8 3 (0.37%) Kibana
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (11.02%) Oracle
2 84 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 71 (8.69%) Tableau
4 40 (4.90%) IBM
5 34 (4.16%) SAP
6 31 (3.79%) Google
7 30 (3.67%) Splunk
8 26 (3.18%) Informatica
9 24 (2.94%) Alteryx
10 23 (2.82%) Teradata
11 20 (2.45%) Cloudera
12 19 (2.33%) Bloomberg
12 19 (2.33%) Reuters
13 14 (1.71%) Greenplum
13 14 (1.71%) MapR
14 11 (1.35%) Ab Initio
14 11 (1.35%) Intel
14 11 (1.35%) McAfee
15 10 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
16 9 (1.10%) Adobe
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £615 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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AMS contingency
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Didcot, Oxfordshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Rate: From £37,415 to £41,572 per annum plus £4,000 annual allowance.
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Sunbury
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Rate: £0 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
NCC Group
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum
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Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 27 days ago