The median contractor rate for a Programme Analyst was £294 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
Programme Analyst
UK
Rank 580 632 607
Rank change year-on-year +52 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Analyst 13 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.024% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £294 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £375
% change year-on-year +15.00% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.48 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.94% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.48 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year +122.94% -  

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%  

Programme Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Analyst in the UK

Programme Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Analyst in the UK

Programme Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Analyst over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Analyst in the UK

Programme Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Analyst in the UK

Programme Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme 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 +32 13 £294 +17.50% 1
North West - 5 - -
Crewe - 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £288 -
South West - 4 £288 -
Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
London +32 1 £400 +128.57% 1
South East +16 1 £400 +60.00%
Hampshire +8 1 £400 +60.00%
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
York - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -

Programme Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Programme 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 Programme Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (44.44%) PMO
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) MS Project
3 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
3 7 (38.89%) Change Control
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) VBA
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (22.22%) Infographics
6 4 (22.22%) Programme Governance
6 4 (22.22%) Decision Tree
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (22.22%) Neural Network
6 4 (22.22%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Logistic Regression
6 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (16.67%) Analytics

Programme 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 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Project
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) RIA
3 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (38.89%) Change Control
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (22.22%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Decision Tree
5 4 (22.22%) Infographics
5 4 (22.22%) Logistic Regression
5 4 (22.22%) Neural Network
5 4 (22.22%) Programme Governance
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft