Period
to 24 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 73 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.44% 15.19% 13.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.93% 15.77% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 41
Devon median daily rate £355 £368 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +8.89% -0.74%
10th Percentile £264 £246 £213
90th Percentile £420 £490 £425
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year - +5.63% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Devon median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -20.00% +25.00%
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £13.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year +10.09% +4.81% -10.34%

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 524 520 508
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 96.30% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 293 315
Devon median daily rate £420 £397 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +5.59% +3.37%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £215
90th Percentile £613 £538 £528
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 32
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25% +64.95%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.96 £11.87
90th Percentile £115.50 £47.75 £42.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% -28.95% +1.33%

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 24 May 2019.

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
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 24 May 2019. 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 +3 54 £353 -3.42% 6
Plymouth -10 6 £325 -10.34% 4
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) Waterfall
3 18 (24.66%) Migration
3 18 (24.66%) SQL
4 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (23.29%) Finance
5 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
6 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (16.44%) Analytics
7 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
8 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (13.70%) ISEB
9 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
9 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
10 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
10 9 (12.33%) Office 365
11 8 (10.96%) Data Analytics
11 8 (10.96%) Tableau
11 8 (10.96%) Machine Learning
11 8 (10.96%) Predictive Modelling
11 8 (10.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.96%) Taxonomies
11 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
11 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
11 8 (10.96%) Data Migration
11 8 (10.96%) PHP
11 8 (10.96%) Retail

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 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) WebEx
2 2 (2.74%) DHCP
2 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) Broadband
3 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
1 2 (2.74%) JUnit
1 2 (2.74%) Selenium
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
2 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.96%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Local Government
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Taxonomies
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) iPhone
4 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) Waterfall
3 18 (24.66%) Migration
4 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
6 12 (16.44%) Analytics
7 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.96%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
9 8 (10.96%) Data Analytics
9 8 (10.96%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.96%) Data Munging
9 8 (10.96%) Data Science
9 8 (10.96%) Line Management
9 8 (10.96%) Machine Learning
9 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
9 8 (10.96%) Predictive Modelling
9 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PHP
3 4 (5.48%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) C
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) ISEB
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.85%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Tableau
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) Lumesse
5 2 (2.74%) Apple
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) NGA Human Resources
5 2 (2.74%) Northgate
5 2 (2.74%) SAP