The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 51 46
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.49% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -2.58% -3.12%  
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 Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 193 408 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 94.61% 95.10% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 247 218
Median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 30
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +49.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Lancashire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Lancashire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Lancashire

Senior Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 1 £400 -
Senior Analyst
North West

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Lancashire region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle