Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Analyst was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 194 232
Rank change year-on-year +5 +38 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Analyst 57 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.72% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 24
Midlands median daily rate £428 £415 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.95% +33.95% -19.48%
10th Percentile £362 £319 £250
90th Percentile £476 £466 £400
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £31.50 -

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 7,481 7,138 8,774
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.03% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,543 4,355 5,100
Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +0.63% +10.42%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 317 280
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.50 £42.80 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -8 37 £429 +1.54% 6
East Midlands +6 15 £413 +6.45% 1
Digital Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Digital Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region featuring Digital Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (31.58%) User Stories
4 17 (29.82%) Scrum
4 17 (29.82%) User Experience
5 14 (24.56%) Business Analysis
5 14 (24.56%) Finance
5 14 (24.56%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (22.81%) Adobe
7 12 (21.05%) .NET
7 12 (21.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (17.54%) JIRA
9 9 (15.79%) Marketing
9 9 (15.79%) Confluence
9 9 (15.79%) Kanban
9 9 (15.79%) Analytics
10 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.28%) Banking
11 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.53%) Web Services
12 6 (10.53%) Open Source
13 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.77%) Project Management
14 4 (7.02%) SQL
14 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
14 4 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (7.02%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (7.02%) Tableau
14 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics

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 12 (21.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) BASE24
2 1 (1.75%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics
1 4 (7.02%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SMS
2 2 (3.51%) ATM
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Marketing
3 7 (12.28%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) User Experience
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (31.58%) User Stories
4 17 (29.82%) Scrum
5 14 (24.56%) Acceptance Criteria
5 14 (24.56%) Business Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) Analytics
6 9 (15.79%) Kanban
7 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.53%) Open Source
9 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Data Munging
10 4 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
11 3 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
1 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) CBAP
2 1 (1.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Adobe
2 4 (7.02%) Google
2 4 (7.02%) Tableau
3 2 (3.51%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow