The median contractor rate for a Analyst Programmer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Programmer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 598 519
Rank change year-on-year +25 -79  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst Programmer 32 50 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.098% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 78
Median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £360
% change year-on-year -8.78% +2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Analyst Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Analyst Programmer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 19 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 31 £400 +2.56% 18
London +31 20 £450 +8.43% 4
North West +32 5 £350 - 1
City of London -2 5 - - 1
South East +10 4 £500 +25.00% 3
Manchester +21 3 £300 -
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
Bracknell - 3 £500 -
Scotland +26 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £300 -7.69% 1
West Yorkshire +17 1 £300 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +13 1 £325 -5.79% 4
Leeds +7 1 £300 -7.69%
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £400 -
Egham - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 £325 - 3

Analyst Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Analyst Programmer 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 featuring Analyst Programmer in the job title.

1 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) Oracle
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 15 (26.79%) C#
6 14 (25.00%) Degree
6 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.43%) Unix
8 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
8 11 (19.64%) Banking
8 11 (19.64%) SDLC
9 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
10 9 (16.07%) Sybase
10 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
11 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.29%) .NET
11 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.50%) Windows
12 7 (12.50%) RPG
12 7 (12.50%) C
13 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
13 6 (10.71%) Investment Management
13 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
13 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
13 6 (10.71%) Front Office
13 6 (10.71%) Scrum
13 6 (10.71%) TDD

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 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) Liferay
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) CICS
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.36%) Big Data
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.57%) Adabas
6 2 (3.57%) DB2
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.79%) GitLab
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
4 1 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Front Office
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.79%) Back Office
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.36%) J2EE
3 3 (5.36%) Middleware
3 3 (5.36%) NHibernate
3 3 (5.36%) WPF
4 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Autofac
5 1 (1.79%) AutoMapper
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.79%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) LINQ
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) AS400
4 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.36%) Derivative
5 3 (5.36%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.36%) Exotic Derivative
5 3 (5.36%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.57%) Equities
6 2 (3.57%) iSeries
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Unix
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) SDLC
3 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.71%) Investment Management
5 6 (10.71%) Scrum
5 6 (10.71%) TDD
5 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.14%) Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) ITSM
7 4 (7.14%) MVC
7 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (7.14%) Service Management
8 3 (5.36%) Kanban
8 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.36%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
5 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.50%) C
6 7 (12.50%) RPG
7 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.93%) C++
8 5 (8.93%) COBOL
8 5 (8.93%) RPG IV
8 5 (8.93%) Ruby
8 5 (8.93%) VBA
9 4 (7.14%) Python
9 4 (7.14%) VB
10 2 (3.57%) NATURAL
11 1 (1.79%) Perl
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) CFA
2 3 (5.36%) MBA
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.79%) EMIR
1 1 (1.79%) ISO15022
1 1 (1.79%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Sybase
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) SAP
4 5 (8.93%) webMethods
5 3 (5.36%) Infragistics
6 2 (3.57%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Teradata
7 1 (1.79%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) JDA
7 1 (1.79%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter