The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 59 45 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 27.44% 23.94% 42.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.50% 25.28% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 57
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £189 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £10.20 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Analyst
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
207 178 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 96.28% 94.68% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 68 141
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £11.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.90 £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 68 (45.03%) Finance
2 44 (29.14%) Banking
3 40 (26.49%) Business Analysis
4 33 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (18.54%) Retail
6 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
8 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (11.26%) Risk Management
10 16 (10.60%) Project Management
10 16 (10.60%) SQL
11 15 (9.93%) Windows
12 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
13 13 (8.61%) Change Management
13 13 (8.61%) Open Source
14 10 (6.62%) Retail Banking
14 10 (6.62%) Customer Engagement
14 10 (6.62%) Scrum
15 9 (5.96%) SharePoint
15 9 (5.96%) Data Analysis
16 8 (5.30%) Use Case
16 8 (5.30%) Spreadsheet
16 8 (5.30%) hybris
16 8 (5.30%) Apache
16 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
16 8 (5.30%) Linux
16 8 (5.30%) MySQL
16 8 (5.30%) Legal
17 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
17 7 (4.64%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.30%) Apache
2 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.65%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Agresso
2 2 (1.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.99%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Intranet
2 4 (2.65%) SAN
2 4 (2.65%) LAN
2 4 (2.65%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) PBX
3 2 (1.32%) ATM
4 1 (0.66%) Wireless
4 1 (0.66%) SMS
4 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.30%) MySQL
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.97%) MS Access
4 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Selenium
1 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.65%) JIRA
3 2 (1.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) Toad
4 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.66%) RequisitePro
General
1 68 (45.03%) Finance
2 44 (29.14%) Banking
3 28 (18.54%) Retail
4 10 (6.62%) Retail Banking
5 8 (5.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) .NET
2 4 (2.65%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.65%) jQuery
2 4 (2.65%) XML
2 4 (2.65%) XSL
2 4 (2.65%) XSLT
2 4 (2.65%) XHTML
2 4 (2.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
3 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.61%) Open Source
3 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.65%) User Experience
5 3 (1.99%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.66%) IVR
7 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) Linux
3 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.65%) CentOS
4 4 (2.65%) UNIX
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.49%) Business Analysis
2 33 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
4 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.26%) Risk Management
6 16 (10.60%) Project Management
7 13 (8.61%) Change Management
8 10 (6.62%) Scrum
8 10 (6.62%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (5.96%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.30%) Use Case
11 7 (4.64%) Test Management
11 7 (4.64%) Logistics
11 7 (4.64%) BDD
11 7 (4.64%) CRM
12 6 (3.97%) UML
12 6 (3.97%) Process Improvement
12 6 (3.97%) System Testing
12 6 (3.97%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.97%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.60%) SQL
2 5 (3.31%) C#
3 4 (2.65%) Java
3 4 (2.65%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.99%) VBA
5 1 (0.66%) C
5 1 (0.66%) VB
5 1 (0.66%) ABAP
5 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) ISEB
2 4 (2.65%) Degree
3 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.32%) CBAP
4 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) IIBA
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CISM
5 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) ISO 8583
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.65%) XenServer
2 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) hybris
3 7 (4.64%) Google
4 6 (3.97%) VMware
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle
4 6 (3.97%) Cisco
5 5 (3.31%) IBM
5 5 (3.31%) Citrix
6 4 (2.65%) HP
6 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.65%) ATG
7 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.99%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) Lotus
8 1 (0.66%) Remedy
8 1 (0.66%) Teradata
8 1 (0.66%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.66%) TSYS