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 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
Development Analyst
Rank 613 603 578
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Development Analyst 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.025% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £410 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £230 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £489 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £463 £365
% change year-on-year
-32.43% +26.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-54.28% -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 9 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 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
London +21 5 £350 +100.00% 3
England -19 5 £350 -14.63% 6
Wales - 4 - -
Newport - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
Scotland -3 3 £313 -
West Lothian - 3 £313 -
Livingston - 3 £313 -
City of London - 1 £400 - 1

Development Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) NHS
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) VB
7 3 (11.11%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) CMDB
8 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Data Conversion
8 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction

Development Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) QlikView
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.70%) OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) EDIFACT
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Data Conversion
3 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
3 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Metadata Management
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) MCITP
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.70%) Greenplum