Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £354 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 128 136 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.57% 19.68% 22.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.60% 20.99% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 90 149
Northamptonshire median daily rate £354 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +4.84% -8.82%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £223
90th Percentile £439 £488 £540
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +2.86% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.13 £11.17 £10.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +3.09% -5.78%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £16.50 £11.17 £11.17
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £11.17 £11.02
% change year-on-year +10.09% +1.36% -11.82%

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 771 648 778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 93.78% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 415 581
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £296 £206 £293
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 17
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.75 £11.17 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.15% -2.87% -22.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.26 £8.80
90th Percentile £18.15 £14.81 £37.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 95 £360 -15.29% 14
Daventry - 3 £190 -
Kettering 0 2 - - 1
Brackley - 1 £150 - 1
Corby - 1 £350 - 1
Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.66%) Finance
3 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.41%) Windows
5 17 (13.28%) SQL
6 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
6 15 (11.72%) Data Analysis
7 14 (10.94%) Business Analysis
7 14 (10.94%) Active Directory
7 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (8.59%) SLA
10 10 (7.81%) ITIL
11 9 (7.03%) LAN
11 9 (7.03%) Scrum
11 9 (7.03%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.25%) Oracle
13 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (5.47%) Java
13 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (5.47%) Office 365
13 7 (5.47%) User Stories
13 7 (5.47%) Proactive Monitoring
13 7 (5.47%) Acceptance Criteria
14 6 (4.69%) Banking
14 6 (4.69%) Project Management
14 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
14 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
14 6 (4.69%) Migration

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 (2.34%) JBoss
1 3 (2.34%) SAS
2 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (1.56%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.78%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) LAN
2 5 (3.91%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) WLAN
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.56%) Endeca
3 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.56%) PowerCenter
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.78%) Power BI
4 1 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.56%) Selenium
2 2 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.78%) JUnit
3 1 (0.78%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.78%) Maven
3 1 (0.78%) ProC
3 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 29 (22.66%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Banking
2 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Publishing
5 2 (1.56%) Automotive
5 2 (1.56%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (1.56%) RESTful
2 2 (1.56%) SOAP
2 2 (1.56%) WSDL
3 1 (0.78%) Ajax
3 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.78%) EDI
3 1 (0.78%) EJB
3 1 (0.78%) J2EE
3 1 (0.78%) Java EE
3 1 (0.78%) JSP
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) Node.js
3 1 (0.78%) Servlets
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.34%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.34%) FMCG
2 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.34%) User Experience
3 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.78%) APACS
4 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.78%) Life Science
4 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 6 (4.69%) Linux
3 5 (3.91%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.34%) Unix
4 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.34%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (11.72%) Data Analysis
4 14 (10.94%) Business Analysis
4 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (7.81%) ITIL
6 9 (7.03%) Scrum
6 9 (7.03%) Waterfall
7 7 (5.47%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (5.47%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (5.47%) User Stories
8 6 (4.69%) Migration
8 6 (4.69%) Project Management
8 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.91%) Decision-Making
9 5 (3.91%) ERP
9 5 (3.91%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.91%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.91%) Visualisation
10 4 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) SQL
2 7 (5.47%) Java
3 5 (3.91%) R
4 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.34%) VBA
6 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.78%) JCL
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.34%) ISEB
1 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (2.34%) MCP
2 2 (1.56%) ACCA
2 2 (1.56%) CCNA
2 2 (1.56%) CIMA
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.13%) GDPR
3 2 (1.56%) IFRS
3 2 (1.56%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.78%) BS25999
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) SAP
4 5 (3.91%) Citrix
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco
6 2 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) Greenplum
6 2 (1.56%) Informatica
6 2 (1.56%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.78%) Aareon
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) Mashery
7 1 (0.78%) Pega
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) Talend
7 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.78%) WSO2