Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 181 225
Rank change year-on-year -15 +44 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Analyst 52 74 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.65% 0.85% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.89% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 67 17
Midlands median daily rate £425 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £375 £310
90th Percentile £488 £600 £450
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +71.43% -

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 7,575 8,274 8,112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.03% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,691 5,048 4,619
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 360 362
Midlands median hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +10.73% -6.77%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -19 32 £443 +0.57% 5
East Midlands -6 18 £400 - 2
Digital Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
2 19 (36.54%) Business Analysis
2 19 (36.54%) User Stories
3 13 (25.00%) JIRA
4 12 (23.08%) Confluence
4 12 (23.08%) User Experience
4 12 (23.08%) Finance
4 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.38%) Kanban
6 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.46%) Change Management
7 6 (11.54%) Banking
7 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Analytics
8 5 (9.62%) Line Management
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
9 4 (7.69%) Web Services
9 4 (7.69%) Retail
9 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
9 4 (7.69%) Open Source
10 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
10 3 (5.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 3 (5.77%) Marketing

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 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) PRADO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) User Experience
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Business Analysis
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
2 19 (36.54%) User Stories
3 12 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
3 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.38%) Kanban
4 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 7 (13.46%) Change Management
6 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Analytics
7 5 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (9.62%) Line Management
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 4 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (7.69%) Coaching
8 4 (7.69%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe
1 3 (5.77%) Google
2 2 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (1.92%) Hitwise
3 1 (1.92%) hybris
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) SAP