The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 26 April 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.

Data Analyst
England / Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.42% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.68 £14.25 £18.47
% change year-on-year +24.07% -22.84%  

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 114 192 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 97.44% 93.20% 90.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 96 51
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data 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 Data Analyst in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL

Data 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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO