The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £268 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 18 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 22.11% 22.22% 44.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 23.38% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 29
Median daily rate £268 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.74% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £256 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £433 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 77 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 95.79% 95.06% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 79
Median daily rate £300 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +154.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Peterborough

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Peterborough

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Peterborough over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Peterborough

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Peterborough

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Peterborough region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
3 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (25.53%) Appium
3 12 (25.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
3 12 (25.53%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) ITIL
3 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
4 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 10 (21.28%) Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Back Office
5 9 (19.15%) QA
5 9 (19.15%) JBehave
5 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
5 9 (19.15%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (19.15%) AIX
6 8 (17.02%) Regression Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
6 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
8 6 (12.77%) Defect Management
8 6 (12.77%) QAD
8 6 (12.77%) MFGPRO
9 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
9 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MFGPRO
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) DB2
1 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 12 (25.53%) Appium
2 12 (25.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
2 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
3 9 (19.15%) JBehave
4 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Back Office
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) AIX
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
3 12 (25.53%) ITIL
3 12 (25.53%) TDD
4 9 (19.15%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.02%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Defect Management
7 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Change Management
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) ITSM
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
11 1 (2.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) PMO
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) QAD
2 3 (6.38%) Progress
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Altiris
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.13%) Lotus
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) VMware