Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 10 3
Rank change year-on-year -28 -7 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 48 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.62% 12.67% 28.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 13.24% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £263 £261 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +30.63% -31.27%
10th Percentile £113 £81 £93
90th Percentile £403 £412 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £13.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% - -
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.57 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.42% -6.03% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 600 287 130
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.67% 90.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 161 82
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.79%
10th Percentile £289 £141 £104
90th Percentile £513 £438 £524
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.28 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.21% -6.56% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £20.78 £23.00 £17.49
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
County Antrim -33 47 £263 +0.48% 5
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Banking
3 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (27.08%) SQL
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
7 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.67%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (12.50%) Windows
9 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
10 5 (10.42%) ETL
10 5 (10.42%) Reference Data
10 5 (10.42%) QA
10 5 (10.42%) Selenium
10 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.42%) Analytics
11 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
11 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (8.33%) PMO

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SAS
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) Hudson
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Banking
3 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.25%) REST
1 3 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Reference Data
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.25%) Equities
4 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) Derivative
5 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
2 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (10.42%) Analytics
3 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
3 5 (10.42%) ETL
4 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.25%) BDD
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (4.17%) Clearswift
3 2 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) BMC
4 1 (2.08%) BT
4 1 (2.08%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) Reuters