The median contractor rate for a Junior Analyst was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Analyst
UK
Rank 528 546 550
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Analyst 65 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 51
Median daily rate £175 £225 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £125 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £316 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £195 £216
% change year-on-year +2.56% -9.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £53.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -78.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.20 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.90 £137.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +30.43% -9.80%  

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Junior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior Analyst in the UK

Junior Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 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 +1 63 £175 -22.22% 34
London +17 28 £170 -36.44% 9
South West +6 8 £214 +6.87% 6
West Midlands +13 7 £170 +21.42% 3
South East +6 7 £319 +70.26% 6
North West +27 6 £125 +42.85% 4
Manchester +17 6 £125 +42.85% 1
Wiltshire +5 4 £214 +6.87%
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 3
Warwickshire - 4 £125 -
Gloucester - 4 - -
Berkshire +25 3 £388 +216.32%
East of England 0 3 £200 +11.11% 2
City of London -5 3 £138 -52.17% 2
North East -9 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £125 -
Scotland +20 2 - -
Salisbury +7 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -11 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £251 -
East Sussex - 2 £251 -
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
Glasgow 0 1 - -
West Sussex 0 1 - -
Milton Keynes -4 1 £110 -41.33% 3
Birmingham -6 1 £225 +60.71% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £110 -41.33% 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Peterborough - 1 £100 -

Junior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (27.07%) Finance
2 29 (21.80%) SQL
3 22 (16.54%) Degree
3 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (14.29%) Migration
5 17 (12.78%) MS Office
5 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
6 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.28%) Windows
8 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.53%) Banking
9 13 (9.77%) PMO
10 12 (9.02%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.02%) Oracle
11 11 (8.27%) Legal
11 11 (8.27%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (7.52%) ETL
12 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
12 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
13 9 (6.77%) ITIL
14 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
14 8 (6.02%) Analytics
14 8 (6.02%) R
15 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
15 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
15 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (5.26%) Marketing
15 7 (5.26%) Test Scripting

Junior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) SAS
3 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
1 17 (12.78%) MS Office
2 10 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.75%) SPSS
6 1 (0.75%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) FastStats
2 4 (3.01%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.50%) Relativity
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.75%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) DHCP
1 1 (0.75%) DNS
1 1 (0.75%) Internet
1 1 (0.75%) Intranet
1 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.26%) Big Data
3 3 (2.26%) MS Access
4 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.75%) QGIS
5 1 (0.75%) QlikView
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
1 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.26%) Selenium
3 2 (1.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (27.07%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Banking
3 11 (8.27%) Legal
4 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.26%) Marketing
6 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.01%) Publishing
8 3 (2.26%) Back Office
8 3 (2.26%) French Language
8 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.26%) Retail
8 3 (2.26%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.50%) Advertising
9 2 (1.50%) Games
9 2 (1.50%) German Language
9 2 (1.50%) Law
10 1 (0.75%) Billing
10 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) XML
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
2 1 (0.75%) Lucene
2 1 (0.75%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.01%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.26%) Derivative
3 3 (2.26%) Equities
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.28%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.50%) Unix
3 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.29%) Migration
2 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.02%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.27%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.52%) ETL
7 9 (6.77%) ITIL
8 8 (6.02%) Analytics
9 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.51%) Defect Management
10 6 (4.51%) Mathematics
10 6 (4.51%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.76%) Change Control
11 5 (3.76%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.76%) Direct Marketing
11 5 (3.76%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.80%) SQL
2 8 (6.02%) R
3 5 (3.76%) Python
4 3 (2.26%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (16.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) ISEB
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.50%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.75%) ACCA
5 1 (0.75%) CIMA
5 1 (0.75%) CISMP
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) HND
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) PMO
2 5 (3.76%) QA
3 4 (3.01%) SLA
4 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.75%) GDPR
5 1 (0.75%) MiFID
5 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle
2 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.51%) SAP
4 4 (3.01%) Apteco
4 4 (3.01%) HP
5 3 (2.26%) Citrix
6 2 (1.50%) Cisco
6 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) Alterian
7 1 (0.75%) Apple
7 1 (0.75%) Calypso
7 1 (0.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.75%) Lotus
7 1 (0.75%) Murex
7 1 (0.75%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.75%) Planview
7 1 (0.75%) Remedy
7 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.75%) Sophis
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