Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 32 8
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 60 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.02% 9.33% 14.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.67% 9.72% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 34
Belfast median daily rate £338 £280 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% +7.69% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £129 £97
90th Percentile £422 £487 £376
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £280 £260
% change year-on-year +20.54% +7.69% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Belfast median hourly rate £18.11 £11.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.48% - -
10th Percentile £11.05 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £19.35 £15.60
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.11 £11.50 £13.63
% change year-on-year +57.48% -15.60% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 305 504 291
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.59% 96.00% 97.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 381 183
Belfast median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% +12.00%
10th Percentile £306 £289 £163
90th Percentile £513 £538 £470
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 25
Belfast median hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.67% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £20.15 £19.20
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.81 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +25.37% +15.38% -14.75%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Belfast over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Belfast

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Belfast over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Belfast

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.67%) Oracle
4 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (20.00%) Banking
6 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.67%) Analytics
7 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (15.00%) Python
8 9 (15.00%) SAS
8 9 (15.00%) Change Management
8 9 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (13.33%) IFS
9 8 (13.33%) Hyperion
9 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
10 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.67%) ERP
10 7 (11.67%) SQL
10 7 (11.67%) IFRS
11 6 (10.00%) Linux
11 6 (10.00%) Law
11 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.33%) Base SAS
12 5 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 9 (15.00%) SAS
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.00%) SPSS
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Maximo
2 1 (1.67%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.33%) Base SAS
2 5 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 5 (8.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.67%) ProC
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.00%) Law
5 3 (5.00%) Front Office
6 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Flask
2 1 (1.67%) COM
2 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.67%) Velocity
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.00%) Equities
3 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.33%) FMCG
4 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Analytics
1 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.00%) Change Management
2 9 (15.00%) Process Improvement
3 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.67%) ERP
4 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Visual Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Data Lineage
7 4 (6.67%) Data Management
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard
8 3 (5.00%) Data Extraction
8 3 (5.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) Python
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.00%) R
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) IFRS
2 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (5.00%) SLA
4 2 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.33%) PMO
5 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) XenApp
1 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Hyperion
3 8 (13.33%) IFS
4 5 (8.33%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.00%) RapidMiner
5 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Openreach
7 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.67%) Teradata
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO