The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Senior Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 0.58% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.62% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £488 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +19.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £393 £400
% change year-on-year -3.18% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +27.38% -34.37%  

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 599 650 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.30% 95.03% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 409 460
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Birmingham

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Birmingham

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Case Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management

Senior 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Case Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft