Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 841 848
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 60 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.055% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.058% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 41
UK median daily rate £450 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -0.55%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £325
90th Percentile £620 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £440 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% -7.37% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £22.68 £25.39 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.67% -7.67% -25.33%
10th Percentile £19.74 £25.39 £26.25
90th Percentile £46.94 £25.39 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.68 £25.39 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.67% -7.67% -25.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Senior Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +17 53 £450 +2.86% 19
UK excluding London +38 34 £420 -4.55% 8
London -36 26 £500 +17.65% 11
South West +12 6 £350 - 1
Scotland -7 6 £438 +9.38%
East of England -7 6 £420 -1.18% 1
North of England +70 5 £450 +13.99% 1
Midlands +27 5 £550 +7.32%
South East +4 5 £325 -29.73% 5
West Midlands - 5 £550 -
North West +12 3 £475 +20.25% 1
Yorkshire +23 2 £426 +18.61%
Wales +19 1 - -

Senior Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Data Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (71.67%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 26 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (38.33%) Finance
5 20 (33.33%) Analytics
6 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
7 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.00%) Data Quality
8 11 (18.33%) Data Management
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (16.67%) Hadoop
10 9 (15.00%) ETL
10 9 (15.00%) Banking
11 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (13.33%) JIRA
11 8 (13.33%) Confluence
12 7 (11.67%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.67%) Degree
13 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (10.00%) C#
13 6 (10.00%) Python
13 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
13 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
13 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
13 6 (10.00%) Big Data

Senior Data Analyst Skill Set
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 8 (13.33%) Confluence
2 5 (8.33%) SAS
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.00%) Big Data
4 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.33%) OLAP
8 2 (3.33%) Power BI
8 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) ERwin
4 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) JDBC
2 2 (3.33%) MDX
2 2 (3.33%) ODBC
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) Kafka
3 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.67%) Fintech
6 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 20 (33.33%) Analytics
3 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
4 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.33%) Data Management
6 9 (15.00%) ETL
7 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.67%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (8.33%) DevOps
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
10 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) Data Governance
10 4 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (6.67%) Scrum
11 3 (5.00%) Investment Management
11 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 43 (71.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) C#
2 6 (10.00%) Python
3 4 (6.67%) R
3 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.67%) VB
4 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (3.33%) C
5 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) PMO
4 1 (1.67%) PSD2
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Google
2 3 (5.00%) Informatica
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) Teradata
3 2 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) JDA
4 1 (1.67%) Lotus
4 1 (1.67%) Omniture
4 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Talend
4 1 (1.67%) Tealium
4 1 (1.67%) WorldPay