Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southport 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
Merseyside > Southport
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southport 40.00% 25.00% 50.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.00% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Southport median daily rate £313 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £266 £312 £326
90th Percentile £359 £428 £409
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £370 £289
% change year-on-year -12.16% +28.14% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southport median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £14.34 £15.75
% change year-on-year +23.71% -8.95% +43.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southport. 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
Southport
Contract vacancies in Southport with a recognized job title 10 36 8
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 4
Southport median daily rate £369 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -3.45% +281.58%
10th Percentile £306 £310 £312
90th Percentile £381 £439 £405
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southport median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -3.23%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Southport

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Southport

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Southport

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

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 Southport region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) WATIR
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) PuTTY
2 3 (75.00%) WinSCP
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southport 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (75.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (75.00%) WATIR
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft