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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 10 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 11.90% 32.50% 16.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.99% 33.77% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 11
Median daily rate £313 £180 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.61% -32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £116 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.55 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
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
77 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 91.67% 96.25% 90.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 32
Median daily rate £388 £213 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.35% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £103 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) VBScript
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) Validation
5 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
5 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
5 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
7 4 (15.38%) QA
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) Retail
8 3 (11.54%) SAS
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
9 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) Linux

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 (11.54%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Appium
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
2 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
2 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Validation
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) Office Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) BMC
2 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
2 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
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