Period
to 18 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 42 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.65% 14.72% 17.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.75% 15.48% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 45
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £340 £165
90th Percentile £460 £420 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +7.59% - +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £39.75 £26.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.88% +136.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33.25 £23.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £29.00 £11.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +23.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 224 252 361
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 95.09% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 158 232
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £244 £268 £185
90th Percentile £461 £456 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 31
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.25% +3.49% +59.26%
10th Percentile £14.15 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £59.58 £47.75 £57.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -13.51% +10.45% +4.69%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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
Tamworth -1 25 £390 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £143 - 3
Lichfield -6 3 £400 -
Cannock -1 1 £275 -21.43% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -2 1 - - 5
Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (40.48%) Retail
2 15 (35.71%) FMCG
3 12 (28.57%) Logistics
3 12 (28.57%) GDPR
4 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) Windows
6 9 (21.43%) ITIL
6 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (16.67%) SOAP
8 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (14.29%) Marketing
9 6 (14.29%) e-Learning
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.90%) Coaching
10 5 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (11.90%) ERP
10 5 (11.90%) SOA
10 5 (11.90%) Web Services
10 5 (11.90%) XML
10 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (11.90%) Oracle

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) MPLS
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Appium
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (40.48%) Retail
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (11.90%) REST
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) FMCG
2 6 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) EPoS
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Logistics
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) Coaching
7 5 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (11.90%) ERP
7 5 (11.90%) Information Security
7 5 (11.90%) SOA
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.52%) Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) Defect Management
8 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) R
3 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) GDPR
2 5 (11.90%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
1 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
1 5 (11.90%) VMware
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) F5
3 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.38%) hybris
3 1 (2.38%) Tableau