The table below looks at the statistics for the Research Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Research Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Analyst
Rank 405 413 404
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Research Analyst 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £563 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £525 £313
% change year-on-year
-59.04% +68.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Research Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Research Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Research Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Research Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Research Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Research Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Research Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Research Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Research Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Research Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Research Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Research Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Research Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Research Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) DSDM
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) CMS

Research Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Research Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Research Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft