Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst Programmer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 800 802 823
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -157
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst Programmer 87 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.061% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.064% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 57
UK median daily rate £600 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £630 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -14.71% +30.77% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 96,973 90,883 103,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.99% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,439 59,031 67,193
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,109 2,785 3,127
UK median hourly rate £17.80 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.81% -1.58% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.57% -6.42% +9.73%

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 20 August 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 12 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 20 August 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 +19 77 £600 +33.33% 9
London +3 50 £600 +33.33%
UK excluding London -28 35 £363 -14.71% 14
South East +1 15 £338 -20.59% 3
Midlands -18 8 £350 +7.69% 2
Scotland -38 7 £350 -26.32% 4
East Midlands -2 5 - - 1
South West -17 3 £375 -21.05%
West Midlands -20 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Northern Ireland +24 1 £638 -
North of England -29 1 - - 3
North West - 1 - - 1

Analyst Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 38 (43.68%) C#
2 36 (41.38%) .NET
3 25 (28.74%) SQL
4 19 (21.84%) WPF
5 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
7 12 (13.79%) RPG
7 12 (13.79%) Banking
8 11 (12.64%) MVC
8 11 (12.64%) Finance
8 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
8 11 (12.64%) Unix
9 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
9 10 (11.49%) Java
9 10 (11.49%) Scrum
10 9 (10.34%) Oracle
10 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.20%) jQuery
11 8 (9.20%) Web Services
12 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
12 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
13 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (6.90%) jBASE
13 6 (6.90%) Linux
13 6 (6.90%) PHP
13 6 (6.90%) HTML

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 (4.60%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (2.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.30%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) CICS
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) Moodle
4 1 (1.15%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Temenos Globus
1 5 (5.75%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.15%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.30%) Lumira
7 2 (2.30%) MS Access
7 2 (2.30%) MySQL
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.30%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.15%) mvBase
8 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.15%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.45%) ProC
3 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.30%) MSTest
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.30%) webpack
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.15%) GitLab
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.15%) PhpStorm
General
1 12 (13.79%) Banking
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 3 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.15%) Local Government
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.38%) .NET
2 19 (21.84%) WPF
3 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 8 (9.20%) jQuery
5 8 (9.20%) Web Services
6 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.90%) HTML
8 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (4.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (4.60%) CSS
10 3 (3.45%) LAMP
10 3 (3.45%) XHTML
11 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.30%) Entity Framework
11 2 (2.30%) Spring
11 2 (2.30%) WAMP
11 2 (2.30%) WCF
11 2 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) AS400
3 4 (4.60%) Derivative
3 4 (4.60%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Equities
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Unix
2 6 (6.90%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.64%) MVC
3 10 (11.49%) Scrum
4 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.75%) Web Development
7 4 (4.60%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) TDD
8 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.45%) ETL
8 3 (3.45%) Kanban
8 3 (3.45%) SDLC
8 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.30%) API Development
9 2 (2.30%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.30%) Front End Development
9 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.30%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.30%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.30%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) C#
2 25 (28.74%) SQL
3 12 (13.79%) RPG
4 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.49%) Java
6 6 (6.90%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) C++
7 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.75%) Python
7 5 (5.75%) RPG IV
8 4 (4.60%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.60%) VBA
9 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) VB
10 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.30%) VBScript
11 1 (1.15%) KiXtart
11 1 (1.15%) VB6
11 1 (1.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) jBASE
4 5 (5.75%) Temenos
5 3 (3.45%) IBM
5 3 (3.45%) Remedy
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 2 (2.30%) Cognos
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) Informatica
7 1 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.15%) Progress
7 1 (1.15%) TippingPoint