Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 21 May 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.

Analyst
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 136 206 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.10% 26.51% 19.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.42% 27.73% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 127 97
Northamptonshire median daily rate £363 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £288 £265
90th Percentile £488 £488 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £356 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +1.79% +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.13 £11.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.38% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.68 £11.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year -0.64% -2.08% +9.09%

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 666 743 651
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 95.62% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 489 476
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £220 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £16.71 £15.00 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.86 £13.80
% change year-on-year +14.43% +0.45% +3.16%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Northampton -2 106 £370 -12.94% 10
Kettering +4 3 £425 +41.67% 3
Daventry - 2 - - 4
Corby - 1 £350 - 2
Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.59%) Windows
3 23 (16.91%) SQL
3 23 (16.91%) Finance
4 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (9.56%) ITIL
7 13 (9.56%) Banking
7 13 (9.56%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.82%) Linux
8 12 (8.82%) Java
8 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 11 (8.09%) Migration
9 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.35%) Service Management
10 10 (7.35%) SDLC
11 9 (6.62%) Windows 10
11 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.62%) Web Services
11 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (6.62%) Retail
12 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
12 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.88%) ProC
13 7 (5.15%) ERP
13 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
13 7 (5.15%) PMO
13 7 (5.15%) Decision-Making

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 4 (2.94%) IIS
2 3 (2.21%) JBoss
2 3 (2.21%) SAS
3 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) HipChat
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) BASE24
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Dropbox
2 2 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.21%) LAN
2 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.21%) WLAN
3 2 (1.47%) ATM
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.47%) Endeca
3 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.74%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) Power BI
4 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) ProC
2 6 (4.41%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.41%) Selenium
3 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) JUnit
3 1 (0.74%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
3 1 (0.74%) MSI
3 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Banking
3 9 (6.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) Web Services
2 6 (4.41%) JSON
2 6 (4.41%) REST
2 6 (4.41%) XML
3 5 (3.68%) SOAP
4 4 (2.94%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.47%) RESTful
5 2 (1.47%) WSDL
6 1 (0.74%) .NET
6 1 (0.74%) Ajax
6 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.74%) EDI
6 1 (0.74%) Java EE
6 1 (0.74%) OAuth
6 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.21%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) APACS
5 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Windows
2 12 (8.82%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.21%) Unix
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.47%) Android
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (9.56%) Business Analysis
3 13 (9.56%) ITIL
4 12 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 11 (8.09%) Migration
5 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.35%) SDLC
6 10 (7.35%) Service Management
7 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.15%) Decision-Making
9 7 (5.15%) ERP
10 6 (4.41%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.41%) Data Mapping
10 6 (4.41%) PDM
10 6 (4.41%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.41%) Use Case
10 6 (4.41%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.91%) SQL
2 12 (8.82%) Java
3 5 (3.68%) R
4 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) JCL
6 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.41%) ISEB
2 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) PMO
2 5 (3.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) BS25999
4 1 (0.74%) IFRS
4 1 (0.74%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.74%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.41%) Pega
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.21%) Google
4 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.47%) Citrix
5 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.47%) Symantec
6 1 (0.74%) Aareon
6 1 (0.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Informatica
6 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.74%) Mashery
6 1 (0.74%) McAfee
6 1 (0.74%) Splunk
6 1 (0.74%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) TIBCO