The median contractor rate for a Change Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 123 113
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 9 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +65.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £413 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -11.87% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 - £18.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2139 2540 2306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.73% 95.35% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1405 1285
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 73 169
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Change Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Change Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Change Analyst in the West Midlands

Change Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Analyst in the West Midlands

Change Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Analyst in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Analyst in the West Midlands

Change Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Analyst in the West Midlands

Change Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Staffordshire - 5 £400 -
Birmingham +4 3 £308 -38.50%
Change Analyst
England

Change Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Change 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Change Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (15.38%) PMO
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning

Change Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft