Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Analyst was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 196 208
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Analyst 45 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.57% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 48
Midlands median daily rate £431 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.23% -3.13% -0.62%
10th Percentile £345 £306 £250
90th Percentile £475 £443 £503
England median daily rate £434 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.06% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 - £35.50

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 7,507 7,310 9,271
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 94.69% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,586 4,524 5,619
Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £238
90th Percentile £561 £545 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 354 330
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £10.64 £10.18 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.53 £39.05
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.39%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -15 33 £430 +10.97% 4
East Midlands +2 7 £352 -9.23% 1
Digital Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (37.78%) User Stories
4 12 (26.67%) Adobe
5 11 (24.44%) Acceptance Criteria
6 10 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (22.22%) .NET
6 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 9 (20.00%) Scrum
8 8 (17.78%) Marketing
8 8 (17.78%) JIRA
8 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) User Experience
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.56%) Retail
10 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) Confluence
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) Analytics
11 5 (11.11%) GDPR
11 5 (11.11%) ITSM
11 5 (11.11%) Service Management
11 5 (11.11%) Banking
11 5 (11.11%) Kanban
12 4 (8.89%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (6.67%) SDLC
13 3 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
13 3 (6.67%) Use Case

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 10 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
1 8 (17.78%) Marketing
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (37.78%) User Stories
4 11 (24.44%) Acceptance Criteria
5 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.33%) Analytics
8 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) ITSM
9 5 (11.11%) Kanban
9 5 (11.11%) Service Management
10 3 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.67%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Use Case
11 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Python
1 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Adobe
2 2 (4.44%) Google
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Omniture
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter