Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £323 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 20 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.

Analyst
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 31 7
Rank change year-on-year +21 -24 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 142 195 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.65% 7.24% 14.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.32% 7.89% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 141 222
North East median daily rate £323 £325 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% -13.04% +6.79%
10th Percentile £220 £203 £254
90th Percentile £428 £475 £500
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 26
North East median hourly rate £10.00 £12.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.65% -17.03% +15.38%
10th Percentile £8.96 £8.75 £10.59
90th Percentile £16.25 £24.00 £20.25
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year +3.33% -0.40% +0.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1153 2471 1912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 91.72% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 1680 1182
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £244
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 125 123
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +16.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.27 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £32.95 £35.80
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in the North East

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Tyne and Wear +22 80 £300 -7.69% 11
Durham +5 44 £325 - 3
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 North East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (29.58%) Finance
1 42 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.90%) Open Source
3 22 (15.49%) Scrum
4 21 (14.79%) Migration
5 18 (12.68%) User Experience
5 18 (12.68%) Acceptance Criteria
6 17 (11.97%) Web Services
6 17 (11.97%) User Stories
7 16 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.86%) Business Analysis
9 14 (9.86%) SQL
10 13 (9.15%) ITIL
10 13 (9.15%) Security Cleared
10 13 (9.15%) Process Improvement
11 12 (8.45%) Data Modelling
11 12 (8.45%) Project Management
12 11 (7.75%) MS Visio
12 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
12 11 (7.75%) Data Migration
12 11 (7.75%) JIRA
12 11 (7.75%) PMO
13 10 (7.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 10 (7.04%) Selenium
13 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (7.04%) Test Automation
13 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
13 10 (7.04%) ISEB
13 10 (7.04%) Data Analysis

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) Confluence
2 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.11%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) iTrent
1 1 (0.70%) Maximo
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.41%) Google Drive
2 2 (1.41%) Slack
2 2 (1.41%) Trello
3 1 (0.70%) G Suite
3 1 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) SMS
1 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) Big Data
1 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (2.82%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (1.41%) OLTP
4 1 (0.70%) Adabas
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) JIRA
2 10 (7.04%) Selenium
3 6 (4.23%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.52%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.52%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.41%) JUnit
5 2 (1.41%) RSpec
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.70%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (29.58%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.11%) Marketing
3 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.41%) Games
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.97%) Web Services
2 8 (5.63%) XML
3 5 (3.52%) SOAP
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.70%) .NET
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) User Experience
2 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.52%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.41%) NHS
5 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.82%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Unix
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.41%) Android
4 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.90%) Open Source
3 22 (15.49%) Scrum
4 21 (14.79%) Migration
5 18 (12.68%) Acceptance Criteria
6 17 (11.97%) User Stories
7 16 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.86%) Business Analysis
10 13 (9.15%) ITIL
10 13 (9.15%) Process Improvement
11 12 (8.45%) Data Modelling
11 12 (8.45%) Project Management
12 11 (7.75%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.04%) Data Analysis
13 10 (7.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (7.04%) Test Automation
14 9 (6.34%) Change Management
14 9 (6.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) SQL
2 8 (5.63%) Java
3 7 (4.93%) Scala
4 5 (3.52%) Groovy
4 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.11%) C#
6 3 (2.11%) COBOL
7 2 (1.41%) Python
7 2 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.04%) ISEB
3 8 (5.63%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.52%) Degree
5 3 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) PMO
2 6 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) GMP
4 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.41%) Piwik
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle
3 8 (5.63%) SAP
4 5 (3.52%) Google
5 4 (2.82%) HP
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco
6 3 (2.11%) Dell
6 3 (2.11%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Cadence
8 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.70%) Zoho