Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst Programmer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 818 693
Rank change year-on-year -10 -125 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst Programmer 59 73 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.069% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.073% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 135
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £286 £289 £303
90th Percentile £720 £463 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £336 £345
% change year-on-year +25.65% -2.54% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £21.20 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.12% +46.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 +6 53 £425 +13.33% 9
UK excluding London +33 38 £423 +25.65% 9
London -28 18 £450 +12.50% 1
South East +10 13 £425 +28.79% 2
South West +1 10 £288 -20.69% 2
North of England +55 5 £388 +13.97% 3
West Midlands +36 4 £325 -
Midlands +25 4 £325 -11.86%
Scotland -4 4 £450 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire +21 3 £388 +31.91% 2
East of England -23 2 £338 +35.00% 1
North East +62 1 - -
North West +16 1 - - 1

Analyst Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) Oracle
4 13 (22.03%) C#
5 11 (18.64%) HTML
5 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
5 11 (18.64%) Project Management
5 11 (18.64%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
5 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.95%) Workflow
6 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.95%) Banking
6 10 (16.95%) .NET
6 10 (16.95%) Java
7 9 (15.25%) Unix
7 9 (15.25%) SLA
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (15.25%) Defect Management
7 9 (15.25%) Sonata
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (11.86%) Change Management
8 7 (11.86%) CSS
8 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (10.17%) PHP
9 6 (10.17%) RPG
9 6 (10.17%) MySQL
9 6 (10.17%) Scrum
9 6 (10.17%) AS400

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 9 (15.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (15.25%) Sonata
2 1 (1.69%) Aareon QL
2 1 (1.69%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) INSURE/90
2 1 (1.69%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (1.69%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (1.69%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.69%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.69%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.69%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) Adabas
6 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.39%) GIS
6 2 (3.39%) MS Access
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.39%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.69%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.69%) DB2
7 1 (1.69%) QlikView
7 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.78%) GitLab
1 4 (6.78%) PhpStorm
2 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) ProC
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.39%) Toad
3 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.78%) Front Office
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) HTML
2 10 (16.95%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) Middleware
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.39%) Web Services
6 2 (3.39%) WPF
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.69%) HTML5
7 1 (1.69%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.69%) JNI
7 1 (1.69%) Spring
7 1 (1.69%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.69%) WCF
7 1 (1.69%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) AS400
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Equities
4 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) iSeries
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
1 11 (18.64%) Project Management
1 11 (18.64%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Workflow
3 9 (15.25%) Defect Management
4 7 (11.86%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.47%) ETL
7 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.08%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) Data Transformation
8 3 (5.08%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.08%) RAD
8 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.08%) User Stories
8 3 (5.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) C#
3 10 (16.95%) Java
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) PHP
5 6 (10.17%) RPG
6 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.78%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.78%) VBA
7 2 (3.39%) Delphi
7 2 (3.39%) RPG IV
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) Uniface
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.69%) R
8 1 (1.69%) RPG III
8 1 (1.69%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) MiFID
3 2 (3.39%) EMIR
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Charles River
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Cognos
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Aareon
5 1 (1.69%) Capita
5 1 (1.69%) Civica
5 1 (1.69%) CQG
5 1 (1.69%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.69%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica
5 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.69%) Northgate
5 1 (1.69%) Orchard
5 1 (1.69%) Progress
5 1 (1.69%) SunGard
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau