Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 139 142
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 91 104 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 1.56% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.63% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 109
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.28% -4.97%
10th Percentile £315 £302 £263
90th Percentile £668 £641 £605
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £44.75 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6755 6365 8666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.47% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5342 5051 6805
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 128
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.13
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the City of London

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 City of London region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 43 (47.25%) Banking
3 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (35.16%) SQL
5 14 (15.38%) Front Office
5 14 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 14 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 13 (14.29%) .NET
7 12 (13.19%) C#
7 12 (13.19%) JIRA
8 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (10.99%) Windows
8 10 (10.99%) Process Improvement
9 9 (9.89%) Analytics
9 9 (9.89%) Unix
9 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.89%) Market Risk
9 9 (9.89%) Asset Management
9 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.79%) Derivative
10 8 (8.79%) Scrum
10 8 (8.79%) Information Security
10 8 (8.79%) Project Management
10 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
10 8 (8.79%) BDD
11 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.69%) C++
11 7 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (6.59%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) MQSeries
2 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.30%) JBoss
3 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Eikon
1 1 (1.10%) Global One
1 1 (1.10%) Kondor
1 1 (1.10%) MoSes
1 1 (1.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.10%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (1.10%) BrowserStack
1 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.20%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) JIRA
2 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
2 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Appium
6 1 (1.10%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) JMeter
6 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.10%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 43 (47.25%) Banking
3 14 (15.38%) Front Office
3 14 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.69%) International Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Back Office
6 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 3 (3.30%) Retail
7 2 (2.20%) Legal
7 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Advertising
8 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (6.59%) Middleware
3 4 (4.40%) HTML
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.10%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) CSS3
5 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.10%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) RESTful
5 1 (1.10%) Swagger
5 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Market Risk
2 8 (8.79%) Derivative
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.30%) Equities
5 3 (3.30%) Fintech
5 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.30%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.20%) DTCC
7 1 (1.10%) FMCG
7 1 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Unix
3 6 (6.59%) Linux
4 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) Android
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 10 (10.99%) Process Improvement
3 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (9.89%) Analytics
4 9 (9.89%) Asset Management
4 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
4 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
5 8 (8.79%) BDD
5 8 (8.79%) Information Security
5 8 (8.79%) Project Management
5 8 (8.79%) Scrum
6 7 (7.69%) Migration
6 7 (7.69%) Use Case
6 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.59%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
7 6 (6.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) C#
3 7 (7.69%) C++
4 6 (6.59%) Java
4 6 (6.59%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.30%) Perl
5 3 (3.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) R
6 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) Ruby
7 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) CISM
2 5 (5.49%) CISSP
3 3 (3.30%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.30%) PMP
4 2 (2.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) RHCE
5 1 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) MiFID
3 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.30%) EMIR
4 2 (2.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.20%) GDPR
5 1 (1.10%) PMO
5 1 (1.10%) SEPA
5 1 (1.10%) SLA
5 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Ansible
1 1 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
1 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Qualys
2 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.49%) Splunk
3 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.30%) HP
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) Reuters
4 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.20%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.20%) Informatica
5 2 (2.20%) Yardi
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) Dell
6 1 (1.10%) JDA
6 1 (1.10%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.10%) Xerox