Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Product Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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.

Product Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 376 397
Rank change year-on-year +24 +21 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Product Analyst 24 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.032% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 2
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.18% -28.97%
10th Percentile £294 £331 £230
90th Percentile £550 £484 £490
England median daily rate £446 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% -10.53% +16.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £59.31 -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £48.75 £30.08
% change year-on-year -32.31% +62.09% +60.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Product Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Analyst in the South East

Product Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Analyst in the South East

Product Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Analyst in the South East

Product Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Analyst in the South East

Product Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley - 17 £550 - 3
Oxfordshire - 16 £550 - 2
Surrey -8 6 £375 -21.05%
West Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Hampshire +14 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Product Analyst
England

Product Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Product 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 South East region featuring Product Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (37.50%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 7 (29.17%) Kanban
5 7 (29.17%) Confluence
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (12.50%) Quote-to-Cash
9 2 (8.33%) Swagger
9 2 (8.33%) REST
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
9 2 (8.33%) GDPR
9 2 (8.33%) C#

Product Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (29.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) REST
1 2 (8.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (37.50%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (29.17%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (12.50%) Quote-to-Cash
7 3 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
9 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
9 1 (4.17%) Exploratory Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com