The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £364 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 25 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.84% 12.83% 15.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.49% 13.71% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 14
Median daily rate £364 £450 £507
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.16% -11.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.55 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 97 175 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.04% 93.58% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 115 59
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
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 the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (22.22%) Internet
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) ISEB
4 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (16.67%) V-Model
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) QA
7 3 (8.33%) User Stories
7 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
7 3 (8.33%) PMO
7 3 (8.33%) Unix
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) ERP
7 3 (8.33%) MS Visio

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) NeoLoad
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) AIX
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (16.67%) V-Model
3 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) User Stories
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Intel
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO