Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 127 120 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.91% 17.34% 22.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.84% 18.43% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 84 174
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.39% -12.54%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £204
90th Percentile £456 £488 £496
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.50 £11.17 £10.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.81% +3.50% -1.89%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.70 £11.17 £11.34
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £11.18 £10.73
% change year-on-year +7.38% +4.15% -14.16%

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 802 651 901
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 94.08% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 401 661
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £292 £200 £275
90th Percentile £536 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £393 £390
% change year-on-year +1.91% +0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 26
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.17 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -1.80% -5.21%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.29 £9.63
90th Percentile £18.50 £14.88 £32.19
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.61% +3.65%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -1 90 £350 -8.79% 7
Daventry +2 2 £190 - 4
Wellingborough -2 2 - -
Kettering - 1 £375 -
Brackley - 1 £150 -
Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 37 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.26%) Finance
3 26 (20.47%) Windows
3 26 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
6 16 (12.60%) Waterfall
6 16 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (11.81%) SLA
8 13 (10.24%) Scrum
8 13 (10.24%) User Stories
9 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (8.66%) SQL
9 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (7.87%) Oracle
10 10 (7.87%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.09%) ITIL
11 9 (7.09%) LAN
12 8 (6.30%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.30%) Banking
12 8 (6.30%) Retail
12 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.51%) BDD
13 7 (5.51%) SAP
13 7 (5.51%) Project Management
13 7 (5.51%) Proactive Monitoring
13 7 (5.51%) Acceptance Criteria
13 7 (5.51%) Unified Communications
13 7 (5.51%) Test Strategy

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 (2.36%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.36%) SAS
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (1.57%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.79%) assyst
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) G Suite
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) LAN
2 7 (5.51%) Unified Communications
3 6 (4.72%) Internet
4 2 (1.57%) DNS
4 2 (1.57%) Wireless
4 2 (1.57%) WLAN
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) SMTP
5 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.57%) DTS
3 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.79%) Essbase
4 1 (0.79%) GIS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Access
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.79%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.79%) QlikView
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.94%) Selenium
3 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.57%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
5 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Banking
2 8 (6.30%) Retail
3 6 (4.72%) Marketing
3 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) XML
2 3 (2.36%) Node.js
3 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) Ajax
4 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.79%) EJB
4 1 (0.79%) J2EE
4 1 (0.79%) Java EE
4 1 (0.79%) JSP
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) Servlets
4 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.36%) FMCG
2 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.79%) iPad
4 1 (0.79%) iPhone
4 1 (0.79%) Life Science
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Windows 10
2 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.15%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (12.60%) Waterfall
4 13 (10.24%) Scrum
4 13 (10.24%) User Stories
5 10 (7.87%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.09%) ITIL
7 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.30%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.51%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (5.51%) BDD
8 7 (5.51%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (5.51%) Project Management
8 7 (5.51%) Test Strategy
9 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.94%) Migration
10 4 (3.15%) ERP
10 4 (3.15%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) SQL
2 3 (2.36%) Java
2 3 (2.36%) VBA
3 2 (1.57%) C#
3 2 (1.57%) Delphi
3 2 (1.57%) Python
3 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.79%) R
4 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.79%) VB
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
1 5 (3.94%) ISEB
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.36%) CCNA
3 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.36%) HND
3 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.36%) MCP
4 2 (1.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.57%) ACCA
4 2 (1.57%) CIMA
4 2 (1.57%) HNC
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) IFRS
4 1 (0.79%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Control-M
1 2 (1.57%) Netcool
1 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) Ansible
2 1 (0.79%) Nessus
2 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) SCOM
2 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.79%) Terraform
2 1 (0.79%) WSUS
2 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle
3 7 (5.51%) SAP
4 5 (3.94%) Citrix
5 4 (3.15%) Cisco
5 4 (3.15%) Google
5 4 (3.15%) Remedy
6 3 (2.36%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.57%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.57%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Ariba
8 1 (0.79%) ESRI
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) Sophos
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata
8 1 (0.79%) VMware