Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 76 77 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.67% 16.01% 21.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.42% 16.35% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 82
Devon median daily rate £345 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +4.62% -2.62%
10th Percentile £207 £118 £219
90th Percentile £488 £425 £414
South West median daily rate £353 £340 £359
% change year-on-year +3.68% -5.23% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 3
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.67% -4.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.50 £10.85
90th Percentile £41.50 £17.00 £17.15
South West median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +36.00% -10.71% -6.67%

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 527 471 581
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 97.92% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 287 349
Devon median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -6.04%
10th Percentile £213 £184 £211
90th Percentile £500 £475 £515
South West median daily rate £375 £374 £375
% change year-on-year +0.33% -0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 25
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +28.21% +25.81%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £51.50 £39.65
South West median hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year +26.36% +8.91% +26.25%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 -2 36 £345 +1.47% 6
Plymouth +5 34 £375 +50.00% 1
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) SDLC
3 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.05%) SQL
5 13 (17.11%) ERP
5 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
6 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
7 10 (13.16%) Test Management
7 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
7 10 (13.16%) Migration
7 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (11.84%) Requirements Management
8 9 (11.84%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Office 365
9 8 (10.53%) Finance
10 7 (9.21%) Data Structures
10 7 (9.21%) Scrum
10 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
10 7 (9.21%) Windows
10 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
11 6 (7.89%) Bugzilla
11 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (7.89%) Data Management
11 6 (7.89%) Information Management
11 6 (7.89%) Degree
11 6 (7.89%) Manual Testing
11 6 (7.89%) Defect Management
11 6 (7.89%) User Experience

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 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) MS Access
2 2 (2.63%) Power BI
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.89%) Bugzilla
3 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) TestRail
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.63%) RIA
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) SDLC
3 13 (17.11%) ERP
4 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
5 10 (13.16%) Migration
5 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.16%) Test Management
6 9 (11.84%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Requirements Management
7 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) Data Acquisition
9 6 (7.89%) Data Management
9 6 (7.89%) Defect Management
9 6 (7.89%) Information Management
9 6 (7.89%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.58%) Feasibility Study
10 5 (6.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.26%) HND
5 3 (3.95%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (3.95%) CISSP
6 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
7 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) PMO
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.32%) Citrix
2 1 (1.32%) HP