Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst Programmer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 766 791
Rank change year-on-year -33 +25 -165
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst Programmer 84 60 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.070% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 68
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +1.02%
10th Percentile £316 £275 £256
90th Percentile £625 £500 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00

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 95,507 85,547 100,376
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,687 55,526 65,025
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,993 2,897 3,147
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +18.18%

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 22 May 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 13 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 22 May 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 -41 75 £448 +22.60% 18
UK excluding London -8 50 £375 +7.14% 16
London -45 32 £488 +8.33% 5
South East -14 16 £356 -26.92% 2
Midlands -4 13 £375 +15.38% 2
East Midlands +10 10 - -
North of England -13 8 £375 +7.14% 5
Scotland -38 6 £388 -18.42% 3
South West +9 5 £375 +31.58% 1
North West -27 4 £450 +25.87% 4
West Midlands -24 2 £375 +20.00% 2
Northern Ireland +3 1 £638 -
East of England -4 1 - - 3

Analyst Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) C#
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.81%) .NET
4 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
5 16 (19.05%) Finance
6 15 (17.86%) RPG
6 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 13 (15.48%) Web Services
7 13 (15.48%) Banking
8 12 (14.29%) MVC
8 12 (14.29%) Oracle
9 11 (13.10%) Linux
9 11 (13.10%) Scrum
9 11 (13.10%) SDLC
10 10 (11.90%) Asset Management
10 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
10 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
11 9 (10.71%) Java
11 9 (10.71%) SAP
11 9 (10.71%) Migration
12 8 (9.52%) ProC
12 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
12 8 (9.52%) Windows
12 8 (9.52%) Web Development
12 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
13 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (8.33%) JIRA
13 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (4.76%) Confluence
1 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) CICS
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.19%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Temenos Globus
1 5 (5.95%) Temenos T24
2 4 (4.76%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) npm
3 1 (1.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
1 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (2.38%) Lumira
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.38%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.19%) MS Access
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) ProC
2 7 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.38%) MSTest
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.38%) webpack
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) GitLab
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.19%) PhpStorm
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Front Office
4 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) Web Services
3 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.14%) jQuery
6 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.95%) HTML
6 5 (5.95%) WPF
7 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.38%) CSS
8 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.38%) RxJS
8 2 (2.38%) Spring
8 2 (2.38%) WCF
8 2 (2.38%) XML
9 1 (1.19%) JMS
9 1 (1.19%) LAMP
9 1 (1.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) AS400
2 4 (4.76%) NHS
3 3 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Equities
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.29%) MVC
3 11 (13.10%) Scrum
3 11 (13.10%) SDLC
4 10 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 9 (10.71%) Migration
6 8 (9.52%) Web Development
7 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.14%) ETL
7 6 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.95%) Kanban
9 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.76%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.57%) Change Management
10 3 (3.57%) Information Architecture
10 3 (3.57%) Wealth Management
11 2 (2.38%) API Development
11 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.38%) Front End Development
11 2 (2.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) C#
3 15 (17.86%) RPG
4 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.71%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.95%) RPG IV
8 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.57%) VBA
10 2 (2.38%) COBOL
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
10 2 (2.38%) Python
10 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.19%) C++
11 1 (1.19%) Java 8
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
11 1 (1.19%) VBScript
11 1 (1.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.38%) MiFID
1 2 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (10.71%) SAP
4 6 (7.14%) IBM
5 5 (5.95%) jBASE
5 5 (5.95%) Temenos
6 4 (4.76%) Cognos
7 3 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.19%) FactSet
8 1 (1.19%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.19%) Progress
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com