Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 804 863
Rank change year-on-year -4 +59 -68
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 75 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.040% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.043% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 24
UK median daily rate £450 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +10.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £350
90th Percentile £596 £619 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £49.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.75 - -

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 95,076 86,968 101,571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.95% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,247 56,247 65,952
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,875 3,102
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.14 £50.00 £48.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +18.96%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Top 10 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 24 June 2018. 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 -11 71 £461 -7.75% 3
London -26 45 £490 -5.77%
UK excluding London -16 29 £425 +3.03% 3
South East -12 15 £325 -27.78% 1
South West +10 5 £450 -
North of England -16 4 £410 +2.50% 1
Scotland -40 3 £375 -16.67%
North West -18 2 £380 -5.00% 1
East of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £440 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Senior Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Senior Data Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (29.33%) Data Analysis
4 21 (28.00%) Finance
5 19 (25.33%) Python
5 19 (25.33%) Analytics
6 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
7 17 (22.67%) Data Modelling
8 15 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 12 (16.00%) Banking
10 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.67%) Migration
10 11 (14.67%) Data Mapping
10 11 (14.67%) Big Data
10 11 (14.67%) Data Science
11 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
11 10 (13.33%) Degree
12 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (12.00%) Tableau
13 8 (10.67%) Kafka
13 8 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
13 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (9.33%) JIRA
14 7 (9.33%) Marketing
14 7 (9.33%) ETL
14 7 (9.33%) VBA
14 7 (9.33%) Oracle

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 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP APO
1 4 (5.33%) SAP MM
2 3 (4.00%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.67%) PolarLake
3 2 (2.67%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.67%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.33%) Sprinklr
4 1 (1.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.67%) G Suite
2 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) Big Data
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.00%) Data Lake
4 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.00%) QlikView
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (5.33%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (5.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.00%) Blockchain
7 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.00%) MS Access
7 3 (4.00%) Power BI
7 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.00%) SAP BW
7 3 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (4.00%) SAP HANA
8 2 (2.67%) DB2
8 2 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Marketing
4 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.67%) Retail
5 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.33%) Billing
7 3 (4.00%) Legal
8 2 (2.67%) Back Office
8 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.67%) Front Office
8 2 (2.67%) Games
8 2 (2.67%) Publishing
8 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.33%) Law
9 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Kafka
2 4 (5.33%) Matplotlib
3 3 (4.00%) Seaborn
4 1 (1.33%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.00%) Smart Home
4 2 (2.67%) AS400
4 2 (2.67%) Derivative
4 2 (2.67%) Equities
4 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Data Analysis
2 19 (25.33%) Analytics
3 17 (22.67%) Data Modelling
4 15 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.67%) Data Mapping
5 11 (14.67%) Data Science
5 11 (14.67%) Migration
6 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.33%) ETL
9 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.33%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (8.00%) Change Management
10 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
10 6 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) Python
3 7 (9.33%) R
3 7 (9.33%) VBA
4 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.00%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) Scala
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) PSD2
3 1 (1.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Tableau
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) SAP
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Netezza
4 4 (5.33%) Google
5 3 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.00%) Cognos
5 3 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (4.00%) Omniture
5 3 (4.00%) Teradata
6 2 (2.67%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.67%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.67%) Charles River
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Informatica
6 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow