The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 103 126 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.72% 15.46% 16.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.58% 16.36% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 91 72
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £210 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 586 770 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.13% 94.48% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 544 467
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 36
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 65 (32.02%) Finance
2 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (17.24%) Migration
5 30 (14.78%) Retail
6 29 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 27 (13.30%) SQL
8 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
8 20 (9.85%) Microsoft
9 18 (8.87%) Banking
10 16 (7.88%) Data Migration
10 16 (7.88%) Oracle
11 15 (7.39%) Windows
11 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.90%) Data Analysis
12 14 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
13 13 (6.40%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.42%) JIRA
14 11 (5.42%) Project Management
14 11 (5.42%) ITIL
14 11 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.42%) MS Visio
14 11 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (5.42%) Data Centre
15 10 (4.93%) CMDB
15 10 (4.93%) ISEB
15 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (4.43%) Degree
16 9 (4.43%) System Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.45%) SAS
3 3 (1.48%) CMS
3 3 (1.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (5.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.99%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.49%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) Firewall
1 6 (2.96%) VPN
2 5 (2.46%) WAN
3 4 (1.97%) DHCP
3 4 (1.97%) LAN
4 2 (0.99%) SMS
4 2 (0.99%) VoIP
4 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.99%) Wireless
5 1 (0.49%) BGP
5 1 (0.49%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) MPLS
5 1 (0.49%) NAS
5 1 (0.49%) OSPF
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.46%) Blockchain
3 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.48%) MS Access
5 3 (1.48%) QlikView
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) IDOL
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.42%) JIRA
2 4 (1.97%) Selenium
3 3 (1.48%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.99%) JMeter
4 2 (0.99%) LoadUI
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.99%) Toad
5 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) YouTrack
General
1 65 (32.02%) Finance
2 30 (14.78%) Retail
3 18 (8.87%) Banking
4 6 (2.96%) Marketing
5 5 (2.46%) Law
5 5 (2.46%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.48%) Advertising
7 3 (1.48%) Automotive
8 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Local Government
8 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.97%) HTML
1 4 (1.97%) XML
2 3 (1.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.49%) JSON
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.49%) RESTful
3 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.42%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.93%) CMDB
4 8 (3.94%) SWIFT
5 6 (2.96%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.46%) FMCG
6 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.97%) AS400
8 3 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.48%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.99%) NHS
9 2 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.49%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.49%) iSeries
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.39%) Windows
2 5 (2.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.48%) Unix
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.24%) Migration
3 29 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 16 (7.88%) Data Migration
5 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 13 (6.40%) Waterfall
8 11 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.42%) ITIL
8 11 (5.42%) Project Management
8 11 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.43%) Defect Management
9 9 (4.43%) System Testing
10 8 (3.94%) Analytics
10 8 (3.94%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.94%) Data Modelling
10 8 (3.94%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.45%) CRM
11 7 (3.45%) Scrum
11 7 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.30%) SQL
2 6 (2.96%) VBA
3 4 (1.97%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.99%) C
4 2 (0.99%) C#
4 2 (0.99%) Java
4 2 (0.99%) PHP
4 2 (0.99%) RPG
4 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.49%) ABAP
5 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.49%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.49%) RPG/400
5 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) ISEB
2 9 (4.43%) Degree
3 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) CCNA
5 3 (1.48%) CCNP
5 3 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CITP
7 1 (0.49%) MCP
7 1 (0.49%) MCSE
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) Data Quality
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) PMO
2 4 (1.97%) SLA
3 3 (1.48%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) IFRS
4 1 (0.49%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.49%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.49%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) vMotion
2 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.88%) Oracle
3 8 (3.94%) Cisco
4 7 (3.45%) Remedy
5 6 (2.96%) SAP
6 4 (1.97%) HP
7 3 (1.48%) Adobe
7 3 (1.48%) BMC
7 3 (1.48%) Cognos
7 3 (1.48%) hybris
7 3 (1.48%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.48%) Snow
7 3 (1.48%) Teradata
7 3 (1.48%) VMware
8 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.99%) F5
8 2 (0.99%) Google
8 2 (0.99%) Kronos
8 2 (0.99%) Omniture
8 2 (0.99%) ServiceNow
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