The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Research Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research Analyst
UK
Rank 581 626 586
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Research Analyst 10 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.018% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Median daily rate £419 £220 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.45% -58.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £210 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £604 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £215 £525
% change year-on-year
+94.88% -59.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.59 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.68 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Research Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Research Analyst in the job title.

Research Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Research Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Research Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Research Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Research Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Research Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 10 £419 +90.45% 4
North West +26 3 £394 +31.25% 1
South East +15 3 £419 +94.88%
London +18 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £455 -
West Midlands - 2 £455 -
Berkshire - 2 £419 -
Kent - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £413 -
Cheshire - 1 £413 -

Research Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Research 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 featuring Research Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Market Research
2 7 (36.84%) Marketing
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (26.32%) Data Mining
4 5 (26.32%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) Campaign Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (21.05%) Customer Insight
5 4 (21.05%) Tableau
5 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
5 4 (21.05%) SAS
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (21.05%) SPSS
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall

Research Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) SPSS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Mining
2 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (21.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) French Language
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) Biotechnology
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Market Research
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (26.32%) Campaign Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) Customer Insight
4 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
1 4 (21.05%) Tableau
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata