Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £343 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 72 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.55% 13.75% 15.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.78% 14.53% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 46
Devon median daily rate £343 £348 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +1.46% +5.38%
10th Percentile £213 £185 £116
90th Percentile £475 £488 £425
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +180.00% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.15 £10.46
90th Percentile £18.65 £41.50 £17.05
South West median hourly rate £15.45 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.12% +36.00% -10.71%

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 429 530 463
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.66% 94.64% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 306 280
Devon median daily rate £369 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £184
90th Percentile £522 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 46
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +21.74% +47.44%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.00 £51.55
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Plymouth +4 32 £345 -13.75% 6
Exeter -3 31 £345 - 7
Exmouth - 1 £108 -
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.06%) Windows
5 12 (16.67%) SQL
6 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
6 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 9 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (11.11%) Power BI
9 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Degree
9 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (8.33%) SLA
10 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 6 (8.33%) Information Security
11 5 (6.94%) Statistics
11 5 (6.94%) Requirements Management
11 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.94%) JIRA
11 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (6.94%) ITIL
11 5 (6.94%) SDLC
11 5 (6.94%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (6.94%) Line Management
11 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.94%) Coaching

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 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 2 (2.78%) LAN
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) Broadband
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.39%) Skype
3 1 (1.39%) SMS
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Power BI
2 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.17%) Big Data
4 3 (4.17%) QlikView
5 2 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) JSON
3 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.78%) Middleware
3 2 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) RESTful
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) iPhone
3 1 (1.39%) SCADA
3 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
3 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 5 (6.94%) Coaching
7 5 (6.94%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Line Management
7 5 (6.94%) Requirements Management
7 5 (6.94%) SDLC
7 5 (6.94%) Statistics
7 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.56%) Software Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Identification
8 4 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Apple
3 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) CA
4 1 (1.39%) Cadence
4 1 (1.39%) Ivanti
4 1 (1.39%) Remedy