The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Analyst Programmer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Analyst Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Analyst Programmer
Rank 576 562 569
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst Programmer 14 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.023% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
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£375 £373 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £303 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £466 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.09% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Analyst Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Analyst Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Analyst Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Analyst Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Analyst Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Analyst Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Analyst Programmer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 12 £388 +4.09% 5
London +9 5 £410 -7.60%
Peterborough +8 3 £305 -
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £305 -
East of England -15 3 £305 -
West Yorkshire 0 2 £323 - 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £323 - 1
Leeds -3 2 £323 - 1
South East -6 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £415 -
East Midlands - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 3
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 3
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Stamford - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -

Senior Analyst Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Analyst Programmer 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 Senior Analyst Programmer in their job title.

1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) UML
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) Unisys
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) XSLT
6 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (18.18%) WCF

Senior Analyst Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Analyst Programmer 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 Senior Analyst Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (9.09%) DB2
5 2 (9.09%) DataStage
5 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (13.64%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Toad
3 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.55%) Synon
4 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Front Office
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (18.18%) WCF
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) MSMQ
3 3 (13.64%) COM+
3 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
3 3 (13.64%) Classic ASP
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) JDBC
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) iSeries
2 3 (13.64%) Equities
2 3 (13.64%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) UML
2 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Use Case
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) DSDM
6 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB6
4 3 (13.64%) VBScript
4 3 (13.64%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) RPG
5 2 (9.09%) RPG IV
5 2 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Tcl
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Unisys
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Fidessa
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects