Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 January 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 104 114 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.49% 18.36% 22.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.44% 19.45% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 163
Northamptonshire median daily rate £358 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £186 £225
90th Percentile £475 £491 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £346 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -7.73% +11.94% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 11
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.50 £10.59 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.99% -3.77% +2.33%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.70 £11.17 £13.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.45 £11.17 £11.09
% change year-on-year +2.51% +0.77% -11.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 720 586 912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 94.36% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 351 636
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +2.48%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £225
90th Percentile £556 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 31
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.09 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.32% -7.63% -4.00%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.90 £16.75 £20.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.62% +11.11% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Northamptonshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Northampton -2 68 £350 -6.67% 11
Daventry +1 2 £388 - 1
Wellingborough -7 2 - - 1
Kettering - 1 £375 -
Analyst
East Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.15%) Windows
3 21 (20.19%) Finance
4 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (16.35%) Waterfall
7 13 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 13 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (10.58%) Retail
9 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.58%) BDD
9 11 (10.58%) User Stories
10 10 (9.62%) Oracle
10 10 (9.62%) Project Management
10 10 (9.62%) Scrum
11 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (8.65%) SLA
11 9 (8.65%) Cucumber
12 8 (7.69%) Unified Communications
12 8 (7.69%) Banking
12 8 (7.69%) Selenium
12 8 (7.69%) SQL
13 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.73%) ITIL
14 6 (5.77%) Java
14 6 (5.77%) SAP
14 6 (5.77%) Internet

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) SAS
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Infor M3
1 2 (1.92%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (1.92%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.96%) assyst
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 6 (5.77%) Internet
3 5 (4.81%) LAN
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) Wireless
4 2 (1.92%) WLAN
5 1 (0.96%) DHCP
5 1 (0.96%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.96%) SMTP
5 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.92%) DTS
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.96%) Essbase
4 1 (0.96%) GIS
4 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.96%) MS Access
4 1 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) QlikView
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Cucumber
2 8 (7.69%) Selenium
3 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.96%) ProC
6 1 (0.96%) Subversion
6 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
3 8 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) French Language
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Publishing
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
1 4 (3.85%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.88%) Node.js
2 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.88%) XML
3 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.96%) EJB
4 1 (0.96%) J2EE
4 1 (0.96%) JSP
4 1 (0.96%) Servlets
4 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.88%) FMCG
2 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.96%) iPad
4 1 (0.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.85%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (16.35%) Waterfall
4 13 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (10.58%) BDD
5 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
5 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
5 11 (10.58%) User Stories
6 10 (9.62%) Project Management
6 10 (9.62%) Scrum
7 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.73%) ITIL
8 6 (5.77%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (5.77%) Migration
8 6 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) ERP
9 5 (4.81%) SDLC
10 4 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.69%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) Java
3 2 (1.92%) C#
3 2 (1.92%) Delphi
3 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.92%) Python
3 2 (1.92%) VBA
4 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.96%) R
4 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
1 5 (4.81%) ISEB
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.85%) CCNA
2 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.85%) MCP
3 3 (2.88%) HND
3 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.92%) ACCA
4 2 (1.92%) CIMA
4 2 (1.92%) HNC
4 2 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) PMO
3 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Control-M
1 2 (1.92%) Netcool
2 1 (0.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.96%) Nessus
2 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.96%) SCOM
2 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.96%) WSUS
2 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) SAP
4 5 (4.81%) Cisco
5 4 (3.85%) Citrix
5 4 (3.85%) Remedy
6 3 (2.88%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.92%) Google
7 2 (1.92%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.92%) Infor
7 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.96%) Ariba
8 1 (0.96%) Capita
8 1 (0.96%) ESRI
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) Pega
8 1 (0.96%) Sophos
8 1 (0.96%) Symantec
8 1 (0.96%) Tableau
8 1 (0.96%) VMware