Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Digital Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 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.

Digital Analyst
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 202 203
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Analyst 46 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.56% 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.78% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 23
Midlands median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £287 £303 £308
90th Percentile £475 £522 £450
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £38.00 £35.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.29% +30.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7794 9319 8011
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 95.37% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4873 5659 4629
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 371 458
Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Digital Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Digital Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Analyst in the Midlands

Digital Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Analyst in the Midlands

Digital Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Analyst in the Midlands

Digital Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Analyst within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +19 28 £388 -6.91%
East Midlands -23 17 £388 -8.82% 2
Digital Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Digital 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 Digital Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 14 (30.43%) Retail
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) User Stories
4 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
4 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
5 9 (19.57%) JIRA
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (17.39%) User Experience
7 7 (15.22%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.87%) Confluence
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 5 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (10.87%) Finance
9 5 (10.87%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (10.87%) Banking
10 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (8.70%) Analytics
10 4 (8.70%) SDLC
10 4 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
11 3 (6.52%) Conflict Management
11 3 (6.52%) Analytical Thinking
11 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling

Digital 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) JIRA
General
1 14 (30.43%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) PRADO
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) CSS3
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) User Stories
4 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
4 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
5 9 (19.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.22%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (10.87%) DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) SDLC
8 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (6.52%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) Java
1 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Coremetrics
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Hitwise
3 1 (2.17%) hybris
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) SAP