The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 25 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.89% 18.05% 12.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.73% 19.35% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 4
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £252 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 124 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.27% 93.23% 88.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 61
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 7 (15.91%) QA
3 7 (15.91%) Finance
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
4 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Selenium
5 5 (11.36%) Banking
5 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
6 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 4 (9.09%) SAP
6 4 (9.09%) ERP
6 4 (9.09%) NHS
6 4 (9.09%) Use Case
6 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 3 (6.82%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.82%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) CICS
1 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.27%) Power BI
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Selenium
1 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.55%) Billing
7 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.27%) Automotive
7 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.09%) NHS
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.27%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) Change Management
2 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
2 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) ERP
4 4 (9.09%) SDLC
4 4 (9.09%) Use Case
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) Fit Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.82%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.82%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.55%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C#
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) COBOL
2 1 (2.27%) JCL
2 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) Baan
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) hybris
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Kronos
3 1 (2.27%) Rally