The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 9 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.89% 18.81% 13.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 19.39% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
Median daily rate £273 £213 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -21.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £111 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +204.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Analyst
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86 98 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 95.56% 97.03% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 31
Median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £103 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Belfast region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 across the Belfast region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) VBScript
4 7 (30.43%) Validation
4 7 (30.43%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Data Validation
4 7 (30.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) SAS
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Retail
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
7 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) QA
7 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.70%) .NET

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (13.04%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Data Validation
2 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
2 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Application Discovery
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Office Automation
5 1 (4.35%) PDM
5 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
2 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
2 1 (4.35%) VMware