The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 121 83 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.80% 36.56% 31.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.89% 38.60% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 69
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £10.75 £11.13 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% -16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.88 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 215 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.62% 94.71% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 127 218
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Analyst
East Midlands

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 74 £425 +18.05% 21
Kettering - 1 - - 1
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Analyst
East Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

1 119 (53.85%) Finance
2 77 (34.84%) Banking
3 72 (32.58%) Business Analysis
4 47 (21.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (18.55%) Retail
6 29 (13.12%) Project Management
7 20 (9.05%) Change Management
8 19 (8.60%) Scrum
8 19 (8.60%) SQL
8 19 (8.60%) SharePoint
8 19 (8.60%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.14%) Retail Banking
10 17 (7.69%) Management Information System
11 16 (7.24%) Risk Management
11 16 (7.24%) Microsoft
11 16 (7.24%) Logistics
12 14 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
13 13 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
13 13 (5.88%) MS Office
13 13 (5.88%) UML
14 12 (5.43%) Legal
14 12 (5.43%) Windows
15 11 (4.98%) MS Excel
16 10 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (4.52%) Data Analysis
17 9 (4.07%) Investment Banking
17 9 (4.07%) Test Automation
17 9 (4.07%) SWIFT
17 9 (4.07%) Use Case
17 9 (4.07%) System Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 19 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.81%) SAS
3 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (5.88%) MS Office
3 11 (4.98%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.71%) MS Project
6 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.90%) SPSS
7 2 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Agresso
2 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.45%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) LAN
1 2 (0.90%) PBX
1 2 (0.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.36%) MS Access
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.71%) JIRA
1 6 (2.71%) Selenium
2 5 (2.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.81%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.90%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 119 (53.85%) Finance
2 77 (34.84%) Banking
3 41 (18.55%) Retail
4 18 (8.14%) Retail Banking
5 12 (5.43%) Legal
6 9 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.36%) Billing
8 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.36%) .NET
3 2 (0.90%) HTML
3 2 (0.90%) jQuery
3 2 (0.90%) XML
3 2 (0.90%) XSL
3 2 (0.90%) XSLT
3 2 (0.90%) XHTML
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.45%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.07%) SWIFT
3 4 (1.81%) Data Extraction
3 4 (1.81%) Open Source
3 4 (1.81%) APACS
4 2 (0.90%) PMI
4 2 (0.90%) CMDB
5 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.45%) NHS
5 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.45%) IVR
5 1 (0.45%) Statistics
5 1 (0.45%) FMCG
5 1 (0.45%) iPhone
5 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.43%) Windows
2 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.26%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) UNIX
6 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.58%) Business Analysis
2 47 (21.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (13.12%) Project Management
4 20 (9.05%) Change Management
5 19 (8.60%) Scrum
5 19 (8.60%) E-Commerce
6 16 (7.24%) Risk Management
6 16 (7.24%) Logistics
7 13 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
7 13 (5.88%) UML
8 10 (4.52%) Data Analysis
9 9 (4.07%) System Testing
9 9 (4.07%) Use Case
9 9 (4.07%) CRM
9 9 (4.07%) Test Automation
10 8 (3.62%) Process Improvement
10 8 (3.62%) Migration
10 8 (3.62%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (3.17%) ITIL
11 7 (3.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.60%) SQL
2 5 (2.26%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.81%) Ruby
3 4 (1.81%) C#
4 3 (1.36%) VB
5 2 (0.90%) VBScript
5 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) C++
6 1 (0.45%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (2.71%) ISEB
1 6 (2.71%) Degree
2 5 (2.26%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) MCP
4 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.71%) QA
3 4 (1.81%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.62%) Oracle
3 7 (3.17%) IBM
4 6 (2.71%) ATG
4 6 (2.71%) hybris
5 5 (2.26%) Citrix
6 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.81%) Teradata
7 3 (1.36%) VMware
7 3 (1.36%) Novell
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco
8 2 (0.90%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.90%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.45%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) Remedy
9 1 (0.45%) BMC
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