Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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.

Junior Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 728 733
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 144 159 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 100 105
UK median daily rate £250 £204 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.70% +1.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £105 £101 £102
90th Percentile £350 £376 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £200 £173
% change year-on-year +17.50% +15.94% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
UK median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +2.13% -9.62%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.51 £8.47
90th Percentile £22.40 £94.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £9.25
% change year-on-year +9.80% +37.84% -12.45%

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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
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 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Junior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Analyst over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Analyst over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +27 135 £250 +22.70% 37
London +2 78 £275 +37.50% 14
UK excluding London +9 65 £235 +17.50% 25
South East +10 20 £288 +53.33% 4
Midlands +22 14 £275 +10.00% 5
North of England +52 11 £213 +6.25% 7
North West +24 9 £213 +19.72% 3
West Midlands +36 8 £288 +32.18% 5
South West +6 6 £172 -22.15% 4
East Midlands +2 6 £200 -20.00%
East of England -17 6 £200 +42.86% 3
Scotland -4 4 £238 +128.37% 1
Wales +13 3 £314 +19.71% 1
Yorkshire +14 2 - - 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £103 -

Junior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Junior Analyst 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 Junior Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 35 (24.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (22.22%) Windows
3 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 23 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (14.58%) SQL
5 21 (14.58%) Degree
6 19 (13.19%) Banking
7 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
8 14 (9.72%) Active Directory
8 14 (9.72%) Project Management
9 13 (9.03%) Service Management
9 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.03%) PMO
10 12 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.64%) Retail
12 10 (6.94%) ITIL
13 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
13 9 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.25%) Windows 7
13 9 (6.25%) Change Control
14 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
14 8 (5.56%) Data Analysis
14 8 (5.56%) Migration
14 8 (5.56%) Linux
14 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
15 7 (4.86%) Middleware

Junior Analyst 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.78%) CMS
3 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.39%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (24.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.69%) Primavera
2 1 (0.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) Veeva
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.08%) Firewall
2 3 (2.08%) SMS
3 2 (1.39%) DHCP
3 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.39%) VPN
3 2 (1.39%) WebEx
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.69%) LAN
4 1 (0.69%) MPLS
4 1 (0.69%) NAS
4 1 (0.69%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.69%) VLAN
4 1 (0.69%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.39%) MS Access
2 2 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (1.39%) QlikView
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) Big Data
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 11 (7.64%) Retail
4 6 (4.17%) Legal
4 6 (4.17%) Marketing
5 5 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Front Office
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Middleware
2 4 (2.78%) PRADO
3 3 (2.08%) .NET
4 2 (1.39%) XML
5 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.47%) User Experience
4 3 (2.08%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Equities
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) PMI
5 2 (1.39%) STB
6 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.69%) Derivative
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.69%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.56%) Linux
3 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.39%) Android
4 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.39%) Unix
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.72%) Project Management
2 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.03%) Service Management
3 12 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (6.94%) ITIL
5 9 (6.25%) Change Control
5 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 8 (5.56%) Migration
7 7 (4.86%) Analytics
8 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.17%) Data Mapping
8 6 (4.17%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.47%) CRM
9 5 (3.47%) Information Security
9 5 (3.47%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.78%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.78%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (2.78%) C#
2 4 (2.78%) Python
2 4 (2.78%) R
3 3 (2.08%) C++
3 3 (2.08%) MATLAB
3 3 (2.08%) VBA
4 1 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (14.58%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.08%) PMP
4 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) ISEB
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.39%) PhD
6 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) HND
6 1 (0.69%) MCP
6 1 (0.69%) OSCP
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) PMO
2 5 (3.47%) GDPR
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 4 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.78%) SLA
4 2 (1.39%) MiFID
5 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.69%) EMIR
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.69%) EnCase
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.17%) SAP
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle
4 4 (2.78%) Cisco
5 3 (2.08%) LANDesk
5 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.08%) Tableau
5 3 (2.08%) VMware
6 2 (1.39%) Apple
6 2 (1.39%) Dell
6 2 (1.39%) Remedy
6 2 (1.39%) Veeam
7 1 (0.69%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
7 1 (0.69%) CODA
7 1 (0.69%) EMC
7 1 (0.69%) HP
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus