The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 70 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 21.21% 15.06% 15.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.44% 16.79% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £254 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
312 280 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 94.55% 89.74% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 187 91
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Devon region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +7 37 £310 -13.88% 1
Plymouth +2 22 £325 - 1
Barnstaple - 1 - -
Torquay - 1 £350 -
Analyst
South West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) Scrum
3 23 (20.54%) Project Management
4 22 (19.64%) PRINCE2
4 22 (19.64%) Business Analysis
5 18 (16.07%) ISEB
6 17 (15.18%) ISTQB
6 17 (15.18%) Selenium
6 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
7 16 (14.29%) QA
8 14 (12.50%) UML
8 14 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 13 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (11.61%) Windows
10 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.71%) Finance
10 12 (10.71%) Degree
11 11 (9.82%) Atlassian
12 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
12 10 (8.93%) C#
12 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.93%) User Stories
12 10 (8.93%) Cucumber
13 8 (7.14%) WebDriver
13 8 (7.14%) Gherkin
13 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
13 8 (7.14%) SDLC
13 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
13 8 (7.14%) Ruby
14 7 (6.25%) Summit

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Summit
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) LAN
1 4 (3.57%) WAN
2 3 (2.68%) Wireless
3 1 (0.89%) LDAP
3 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) VPN
3 1 (0.89%) DNS
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Selenium
2 14 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 10 (8.93%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.46%) JIRA
6 4 (3.57%) Capybara
7 3 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.89%) JUnit
8 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.89%) JMeter
8 1 (0.89%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 4 (3.57%) Web Services
3 3 (2.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.89%) HTML
4 1 (0.89%) DOM
4 1 (0.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.68%) NHS
4 2 (1.79%) PDA
5 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.57%) UNIX
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) Scrum
3 23 (20.54%) Project Management
4 22 (19.64%) PRINCE2
4 22 (19.64%) Business Analysis
5 14 (12.50%) UML
6 13 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (8.93%) User Stories
8 8 (7.14%) SDLC
9 7 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 7 (6.25%) Web Development
10 6 (5.36%) Requirements Management
10 6 (5.36%) Coaching
11 5 (4.46%) ITIL
11 5 (4.46%) BDD
11 5 (4.46%) TDD
12 4 (3.57%) Time Management
12 4 (3.57%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.57%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) C#
2 8 (7.14%) Ruby
3 3 (2.68%) SQL
4 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) ISEB
2 17 (15.18%) ISTQB
2 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.71%) Degree
4 6 (5.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.68%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.25%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.46%) Citrix
4 3 (2.68%) Talend
5 1 (0.89%) Novell
5 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) Google
5 1 (0.89%) Tableau
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco