Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £354 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 73 69 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.59% 13.17% 15.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.07% 13.58% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 59
Devon median daily rate £354 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -2.86% +21.74%
10th Percentile £221 £265 £169
90th Percentile £436 £424 £456
South West median daily rate £354 £350 £351
% change year-on-year +1.07% -0.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
Devon median hourly rate £26.25 £12.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -28.36% +40.28%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.50 £15.53
90th Percentile £42.25 £17.60 £17.78
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -27.27% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 519 508 507
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.95% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 311 375
Devon median daily rate £400 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -0.80% +2.90%
10th Percentile £160 £173 £246
90th Percentile £563 £535 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 23
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% +11.11% +8.37%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.65 £10.43
90th Percentile £47.95 £42.00 £44.95
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +74.42%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Devon

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Devon

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Devon over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Devon

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Devon

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Devon over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Devon

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +1 48 £366 +7.72% 12
Plymouth +6 14 £280 -23.81% 7
Analyst
South West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Data Analysis
3 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
4 14 (19.18%) ERP
5 12 (16.44%) Windows
5 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
6 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
7 9 (12.33%) .NET
7 9 (12.33%) SQL
7 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.33%) Migration
7 9 (12.33%) Analytics
8 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (10.96%) Information Assurance
9 7 (9.59%) CISSP
9 7 (9.59%) C#
9 7 (9.59%) ITIL
9 7 (9.59%) Google
9 7 (9.59%) BigQuery
9 7 (9.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (9.59%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (9.59%) Digital Analytics
10 6 (8.22%) SDLC
10 6 (8.22%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (8.22%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Social Media
10 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Windows 7

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.22%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) Office 365
5 1 (1.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) SMS
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) BigQuery
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.74%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.37%) LSMW
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.37%) Toad
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.85%) Legal
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) JSON
3 3 (4.11%) REST
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Social Media
3 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Data Analysis
3 14 (19.18%) ERP
4 9 (12.33%) Analytics
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Migration
5 8 (10.96%) Information Assurance
6 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (9.59%) Digital Analytics
6 7 (9.59%) ITIL
7 6 (8.22%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.22%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (8.22%) SDLC
7 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Information Security
8 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) C#
3 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.85%) R
5 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (9.59%) CISSP
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) ISEB
6 2 (2.74%) HND
6 2 (2.74%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.37%) CISM
7 1 (1.37%) IRCA
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Google
3 5 (6.85%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) SAP