Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 90 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.15% 12.66% 16.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.13% 13.32% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 44
Devon median daily rate £345 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +6.87% +0.77%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £135
90th Percentile £434 £490 £392
South West median daily rate £375 £356 £338
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.48% +101.92% +4.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £16.00 £37.50 £27.50
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -7.14%

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 447 578 394
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.07% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 359 236
Devon median daily rate £361 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +10.14% -1.43%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £185
90th Percentile £506 £491 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 41
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +17.65% +74.36%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £37.25 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.76% +11.54% +44.44%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 48 £350 +1.45% 9
Plymouth +8 28 £296 -30.29% 4
Torquay - 1 £525 -
Exmouth - 1 £108 -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Windows
3 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.44%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) Data Analysis
4 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
4 13 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.00%) ITIL
6 9 (10.00%) Migration
6 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.89%) Visualisation
7 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (8.89%) JSON
7 8 (8.89%) JIRA
7 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (8.89%) .NET
7 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
8 7 (7.78%) SLA
8 7 (7.78%) C#
8 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
8 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (7.78%) Power BI
8 7 (7.78%) Business Process Analysis
9 6 (6.67%) Analytics
9 6 (6.67%) Degree
9 6 (6.67%) Information Security

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 (1.11%) CMS
1 1 (1.11%) IIS
1 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (2.22%) Intranet
3 2 (2.22%) SMS
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) Broadband
4 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.11%) Skype
4 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Power BI
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.33%) Big Data
4 3 (3.33%) BigQuery
4 3 (3.33%) QlikView
4 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) JIRA
2 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
1 3 (3.33%) Games
2 2 (2.22%) Law
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) .NET
1 8 (8.89%) JSON
2 4 (4.44%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.44%) REST
3 3 (3.33%) HTML
3 3 (3.33%) RESTful
3 3 (3.33%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (1.11%) BBC
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) SCADA
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.33%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (14.44%) Data Analysis
3 13 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
4 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 9 (10.00%) ITIL
5 9 (10.00%) Migration
5 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (8.89%) Visualisation
7 7 (7.78%) Business Process Analysis
7 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 6 (6.67%) Analytics
8 6 (6.67%) Information Security
8 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.56%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.56%) Line Management
9 5 (5.56%) Microservices
9 5 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) C#
3 4 (4.44%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) R
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) ISEB
5 3 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.11%) MCP
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Apple
2 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.11%) CA
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix
5 1 (1.11%) Facebook
5 1 (1.11%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy
5 1 (1.11%) Samsung
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.11%) Twitter