The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 23 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.47% 36.54% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.56% 38.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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 Taunton 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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.74% 96.15% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 24
Average daily rate £326 £375 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) SAP
3 17 (34.69%) Business Analysis
4 16 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (32.65%) ITIL
5 14 (28.57%) ISEB
5 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
8 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
8 11 (22.45%) BDD
8 11 (22.45%) SpecFlow
8 11 (22.45%) SAP SD
9 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
10 9 (18.37%) Migration
10 9 (18.37%) Scrum
11 8 (16.33%) C#
11 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Data Extraction
12 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
13 6 (12.24%) MS Office
13 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
13 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
13 6 (12.24%) Analytics

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) DTS
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) SpecFlow
2 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Hudson
6 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Extraction
2 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Business Analysis
2 16 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (32.65%) ITIL
3 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.45%) BDD
7 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Migration
8 9 (18.37%) Scrum
9 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.24%) Analytics
10 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.20%) Test Management
11 5 (10.20%) Data Management
11 5 (10.20%) User Stories
11 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISEB
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
3 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
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