Period
to 18 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 13 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 134 135 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.40% 10.61% 9.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.06% 11.07% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 92 70
North East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £155 £134 £192
90th Percentile £450 £486 £439
England median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.06% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
North East median hourly rate £13.64 £15.00 £9.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.07% +51.59% -30.80%
10th Percentile £9.40 £10.15 £9.20
90th Percentile £19.13 £17.42 £23.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.30 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.31% -1.29% +3.33%

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 953 1,219 1,176
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 95.83% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 794 759
North East median daily rate £405 £377 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +4.10% +11.54%
10th Percentile £195 £218 £234
90th Percentile £564 £571 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 36 66
North East median hourly rate £15.76 £15.35 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -30.25% -18.52%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.25 £10.08
90th Percentile £35.57 £35.00 £47.08
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +8.09% -0.98% -1.66%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +18 94 £338 -3.57% 37
Durham -1 32 £340 +13.33% 9
Northumberland - 2 £255 - 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 North East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.90%) Windows
4 27 (20.15%) Test Automation
5 25 (18.66%) SQL
5 25 (18.66%) JIRA
6 24 (17.91%) Selenium
7 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 20 (14.93%) Finance
9 19 (14.18%) Migration
9 19 (14.18%) Oracle
9 19 (14.18%) ISTQB
9 19 (14.18%) Cucumber
10 18 (13.43%) ISEB
10 18 (13.43%) Scrum
11 17 (12.69%) Office 365
12 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (11.19%) Test Scripting
14 14 (10.45%) XML
15 13 (9.70%) QA
15 13 (9.70%) Confluence
15 13 (9.70%) Jenkins
16 12 (8.96%) User Stories
16 12 (8.96%) SDLC
16 12 (8.96%) Active Directory
17 11 (8.21%) Validation
17 11 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (8.21%) Public Sector

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 13 (9.70%) Confluence
2 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Line 500
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.69%) Office 365
2 9 (6.72%) GitHub
3 6 (4.48%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) HTTP
1 2 (1.49%) Network Security
1 2 (1.49%) Skype
1 2 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.48%) Power BI
3 5 (3.73%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.75%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) MS Access
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) JIRA
2 24 (17.91%) Selenium
3 19 (14.18%) Cucumber
4 13 (9.70%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.72%) Gatling
6 5 (3.73%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.99%) Hudson
8 3 (2.24%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.49%) JMeter
9 2 (1.49%) TestRail
9 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.75%) Appium
10 1 (0.75%) JUnit
10 1 (0.75%) ProC
10 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.75%) Spock
10 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.75%) TestNG
10 1 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 20 (14.93%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.73%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) XML
2 7 (5.22%) Gherkin
3 4 (2.99%) Web Services
4 3 (2.24%) SOAP
5 2 (1.49%) .NET
6 1 (0.75%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) User Experience
3 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.75%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.90%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) Unix
3 8 (5.97%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.22%) Android
4 7 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.48%) Linux
5 6 (4.48%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.24%) Solaris
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.15%) Test Automation
3 19 (14.18%) Migration
4 18 (13.43%) Scrum
5 15 (11.19%) Test Scripting
6 12 (8.96%) SDLC
6 12 (8.96%) User Stories
7 11 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (8.21%) Validation
8 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.72%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.72%) Open Source
9 9 (6.72%) Project Management
9 9 (6.72%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.22%) BDD
11 7 (5.22%) DevOps
11 7 (5.22%) ETL
11 7 (5.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.66%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.48%) Java
4 5 (3.73%) C#
5 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.99%) Python
6 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.24%) Perl
6 3 (2.24%) Scala
6 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.24%) VB
7 2 (1.49%) C
7 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) ABAP
8 1 (0.75%) Korn
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (14.18%) ISTQB
2 18 (13.43%) ISEB
3 16 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.99%) Degree
5 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.49%) CIMA
6 2 (1.49%) CIPFA
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) HND
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.75%) GMP
5 1 (0.75%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
2 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (3.73%) AirWatch
2 5 (3.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Nagios
3 1 (0.75%) Opsview
3 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.18%) Oracle
3 5 (3.73%) Guidewire
4 4 (2.99%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.49%) Citrix
5 2 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.75%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.75%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco
6 1 (0.75%) Remedy
6 1 (0.75%) Sage
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) Tableau
6 1 (0.75%) Workday