Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 21 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 36 101 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 9.11% 12.87% 16.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.45% 13.54% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 29
Shropshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +50.94%
10th Percentile £80 £275 £263
90th Percentile £490 £513 £476
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £39.19
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £14.62
% change year-on-year +1.82% -5.95% -8.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Contract vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 381 746 372
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 95.03% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 304 125
Shropshire median daily rate £460 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £239
90th Percentile £589 £559 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +68.75%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £39.20 £37.42 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Shropshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Shropshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Shropshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Shropshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Shropshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Telford -21 28 £375 - 3
Shrewsbury 0 4 - - 2
Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Shropshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Windows
5 7 (19.44%) HP
5 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Conflict Management
8 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 4 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (11.11%) Unix
8 4 (11.11%) Linux
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) SCCM
9 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.33%) Confluence
9 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
9 3 (8.33%) JIRA
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.33%) Java

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) Skype
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
1 2 (5.56%) WLAN
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) RSpec
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) Toad
3 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) REST
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Scrum
2 6 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 4 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (11.11%) Conflict Management
4 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) User Stories
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) RUP
6 2 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) HP
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) webMethods