The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Analyst
Rank 576 577 533
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Development Analyst 13 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.022% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
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£525 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Development Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Development Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Analyst within the UK.

Development Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Development Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Development Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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
England -4 11 £525 +10.52% 10
South East -22 9 £525 +5.00% 1
Hampshire - 7 £525 -
Southampton - 6 £525 -
London +4 2 £331 -30.26% 5
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Towcester - - - -
Warminster - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -

Development Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development 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 Development Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) GAMP
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) JBoss
4 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Apache
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VBA
5 3 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Windows
6 2 (8.33%) OLAP

Development Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development 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 Development Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) JBoss
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) ResourceLink
1 2 (8.33%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (4.17%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) OLAP
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) Memcached
3 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Database Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) GAMP
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) NFS
1 2 (8.33%) Samba
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Opsview
1 1 (4.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.33%) Epicor
4 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.17%) Tealeaf
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk
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