The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 37 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 25.52% 14.71% 23.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.01% 16.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 6
Average daily rate
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£310 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £293 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +3.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 184 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 94.48% 90.20% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 127 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +69.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £15.00
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 Exeter

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
2 17 (28.33%) Project Management
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) QA
3 15 (25.00%) Selenium
4 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 14 (23.33%) SpecFlow
5 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 12 (20.00%) ISEB
7 11 (18.33%) Degree
7 11 (18.33%) Atlassian
8 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 10 (16.67%) UML
9 9 (15.00%) C#
10 8 (13.33%) Finance
10 8 (13.33%) WebDriver
11 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (10.00%) ISO 14001
11 6 (10.00%) Summit
11 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
12 5 (8.33%) Windows
12 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 5 (8.33%) User Stories
12 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
12 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (6.67%) SDLC
13 4 (6.67%) JIRA
13 4 (6.67%) Banking

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Selenium
2 14 (23.33%) SpecFlow
3 8 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) JMeter
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) DOM
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
2 17 (28.33%) Project Management
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (16.67%) UML
5 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) User Stories
7 4 (6.67%) SDLC
7 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.33%) BDD
9 2 (3.33%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.33%) API Integration
9 2 (3.33%) Analytics
9 2 (3.33%) TDD
10 1 (1.67%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.67%) Requirements Management
10 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) ISEB
2 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (18.33%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) QA
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco