Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst Programmer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 Programmer
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 829 827
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2 -131
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst Programmer 81 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.059% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.062% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 42 48
UK median daily rate £600 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £281
90th Percentile £638 £694 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £336
% change year-on-year -17.65% +26.39% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,705 97,629 100,490
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.94% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,456 64,345 65,505
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,047 2,921 3,329
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% +1.37% -

Analyst Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst Programmer in the UK

Analyst Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst Programmer in the UK

Analyst Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst Programmer over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst Programmer in the UK

Analyst Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst Programmer in the UK

Analyst Programmer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
England +14 73 £600 +41.18% 21
London +50 60 £600 +33.33% 6
UK excluding London -23 21 £350 -17.65% 21
Scotland -1 7 £350 -24.32% 5
South East -18 6 £250 -41.18% 4
North of England -23 5 £350 -9.68% 4
Yorkshire -8 4 £350 -9.68% 2
Midlands -21 2 £325 - 1
North East -4 1 £375 - 1
West Midlands -26 1 £325 - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1

Analyst Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Analyst Programmer 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 featuring Analyst Programmer in the job title.

1 35 (43.21%) C#
2 32 (39.51%) .NET
3 24 (29.63%) WPF
4 18 (22.22%) Finance
5 15 (18.52%) C++
5 15 (18.52%) Java
5 15 (18.52%) SQL
5 15 (18.52%) Python
6 14 (17.28%) Unix
6 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.28%) Derivative
6 14 (17.28%) WebSphere
6 14 (17.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
8 10 (12.35%) RPG
8 10 (12.35%) TDD
9 8 (9.88%) RPG IV
10 7 (8.64%) Microservices
10 7 (8.64%) Scrum
11 6 (7.41%) Banking
11 6 (7.41%) Oracle
11 6 (7.41%) HTML
11 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
11 6 (7.41%) Java 8
12 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
12 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.17%) AS400
12 5 (6.17%) MVC
12 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.17%) CSS

Analyst Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (17.28%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) Moodle
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.23%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) GitHub
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) mvBase
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.23%) GitLab
3 1 (1.23%) Gradle
3 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.23%) JUnit
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) Mockito
3 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) .NET
2 24 (29.63%) WPF
3 14 (17.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.41%) HTML
5 5 (6.17%) CSS
5 5 (6.17%) Spring
6 4 (4.94%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 3 (3.70%) Web Services
8 2 (2.47%) JSON
8 2 (2.47%) LAMP
8 2 (2.47%) XHTML
8 2 (2.47%) XML
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.23%) Ajax
9 1 (1.23%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.23%) JMX
9 1 (1.23%) RESTful
9 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Derivative
2 5 (6.17%) AS400
2 5 (6.17%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) iSeries
4 2 (2.47%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.35%) TDD
3 7 (8.64%) Microservices
3 7 (8.64%) Scrum
4 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.17%) MVC
5 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
5 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (2.47%) Kanban
7 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.47%) Post-Production
7 2 (2.47%) SDLC
7 2 (2.47%) System Testing
7 2 (2.47%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (2.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) C#
2 15 (18.52%) C++
2 15 (18.52%) Java
2 15 (18.52%) Python
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 10 (12.35%) RPG
4 8 (9.88%) RPG IV
5 6 (7.41%) Java 8
6 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
7 3 (3.70%) VBA
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) VB
8 2 (2.47%) VBScript
9 1 (1.23%) KiXtart
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Adobe
3 2 (2.47%) CODA
4 1 (1.23%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Informatica
4 1 (1.23%) jBASE
4 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.23%) Tableau
4 1 (1.23%) TippingPoint