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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 24 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 12 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.89% 15.38% 28.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.89% 16.00% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 8
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £425 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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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
135 125 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 96.15% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 101 19
Average daily rate £375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £475 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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
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 30 March 2015, 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 12 (38.71%) SAP
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) ISEB
4 7 (22.58%) BDD
4 7 (22.58%) SpecFlow
5 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
6 5 (16.13%) Data Extraction
6 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Office 365
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
7 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
7 4 (12.90%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) DTS
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) SpecFlow
2 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Extraction
2 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.90%) User Stories
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.68%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) SAP
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
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