Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 22 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.

Analyst
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 12 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 13.64% 17.16% 17.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.79% 18.25% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 20
Worcestershire median daily rate £356 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +18.64% +18.00%
10th Percentile £192 £293 £134
90th Percentile £403 £414 £354
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% -25.71%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £14.40
% change year-on-year +1.82% -4.51% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 87 126 149
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.86% 94.03% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 86 91
Worcestershire median daily rate £220 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% -3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £135 £115 £165
90th Percentile £418 £506 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 25
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -25.00% +22.03%
10th Percentile £10.85 £12.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.00 £42.25 £26.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Worcestershire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Worcestershire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Worcestershire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Worcestershire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Worcester -3 8 £363 +1.40%
Redditch -1 1 £213 -32.00%
Bromsgrove - 1 £195 -
Malvern - 1 - - 2
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) QlikView

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
6 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) SAP