The median contractor rate for a Communications Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Analyst
England / London
Rank 401 437 417
Rank change year-on-year +36 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Analyst 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £363 £140 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +158.92% -58.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £140 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £212 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £246 £350 -
% change year-on-year -29.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Communications Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Communications Analyst in London

Communications Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Communications Analyst in London

Communications Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Communications Analyst in London

Communications Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Communications 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 London region featuring Communications Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) InDesign
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
3 1 (16.67%) MiFID
3 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Communications Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) InDesign
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft