Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 82 71 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 14.94% 13.50% 13.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.50% 14.00% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 44
Devon median daily rate £368 £341 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +0.37% +4.62%
10th Percentile £246 £214 £169
90th Percentile £490 £470 £459
South West median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +4.00%
10th Percentile £9.75 £12.13 £10.35
90th Percentile £15.25 £19.38 £27.50
South West median hourly rate £13.63 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +4.81% -7.14% -3.45%

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 529 507 456
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.39% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 313 314
Devon median daily rate £397 £376 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.72% +2.11%
10th Percentile £225 £215 £197
90th Percentile £538 £529 £479
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 34
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +64.95% +42.65%
10th Percentile £10.96 £12.41 £10.95
90th Percentile £47.75 £44.40 £51.35
South West median hourly rate £26.99 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.97% +1.33% +85.78%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 0 54 £365 +8.96% 3
Plymouth +10 10 £363 +2.84% 3
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 25 May 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 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) Data Analysis
3 15 (18.29%) Analytics
4 11 (13.41%) Waterfall
4 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.41%) Migration
5 10 (12.20%) ITIL
5 10 (12.20%) Google
5 10 (12.20%) BigQuery
5 10 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (12.20%) Digital Analytics
6 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
7 8 (9.76%) Google Analytics
7 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.76%) Social Media
7 8 (9.76%) R
7 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Value Proposition
8 7 (8.54%) Business Process Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
8 7 (8.54%) SLA
8 7 (8.54%) Windows
8 7 (8.54%) C#
8 7 (8.54%) .NET
8 7 (8.54%) JSON
8 7 (8.54%) Information Security
9 6 (7.32%) ERP

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 (1.22%) CMS
1 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (9.76%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
2 3 (3.66%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) SMS
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) NAS
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) BigQuery
2 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) EDMS
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) LSMW
General
1 5 (6.10%) Legal
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
1 7 (8.54%) JSON
2 3 (3.66%) HTML
2 3 (3.66%) REST
2 3 (3.66%) RESTful
2 3 (3.66%) Web Services
2 3 (3.66%) XML
3 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Social Media
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.22%) BBC
4 1 (1.22%) SCADA
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) Data Analysis
3 15 (18.29%) Analytics
4 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 11 (13.41%) Waterfall
5 10 (12.20%) Digital Analytics
5 10 (12.20%) ITIL
6 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.54%) Business Process Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Information Security
8 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Value Proposition
9 6 (7.32%) ERP
10 5 (6.10%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (6.10%) Information Assurance
10 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.10%) Requirements Management
10 5 (6.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) R
2 7 (8.54%) C#
3 4 (4.88%) Java
4 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (4.88%) CISSP
3 4 (4.88%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) MCP
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) IRCA
6 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) GDPR
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Google
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (3.66%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) Facebook
6 1 (1.22%) Samsung
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.22%) Twitter