Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Research Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Research Analyst
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 872 859
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Research Analyst 12 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.012% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 23
UK median daily rate £525 £238 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +121.05% -39.10% +11.43%
10th Percentile £450 £200 £160
90th Percentile £650 £438 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £225 £400
% change year-on-year +104.44% -43.75% +128.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
UK median hourly rate £17.82 - £22.50
10th Percentile £17.05 - £13.97
90th Percentile £18.82 - £96.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.68 - £22.50

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 91120 104399 106991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59126 67920 66321
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2895 3106 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.52%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.41 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.19 £47.07 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% -

Research Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Analyst in the UK

Research Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Research Analyst in the UK

Research Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Research Analyst over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Research Analyst in the UK

Research Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Research Analyst in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Research Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 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 +45 11 £525 +133.33% 8
UK excluding London +48 7 £460 +104.44% 4
London +24 5 £638 +50.00% 4
North of England +76 2 - -
North West +34 2 - -
South East +29 2 £475 +120.93% 1
West Midlands - 2 £455 -
Midlands - 2 £455 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Research Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Research 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 Research Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) MiFID
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (16.67%) Post-Campaign Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Market Research
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) Progress
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling

Research 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SurveyMonkey
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Market Research
3 2 (16.67%) Post-Campaign Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) MiFID
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Progress