Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 59 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.77% 12.64% 13.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.01% 13.26% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 41
Devon median daily rate £325 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £210 £180 £158
90th Percentile £455 £488 £425
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Devon median hourly rate £13.25 £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.14% +191.67% -18.64%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.95 £40.75 £17.00
South West median hourly rate £15.50 £13.11 £12.25
% change year-on-year +18.28% +6.98% -12.50%

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 421 513 470
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.13% 95.35% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 286 286
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £190 £152 £163
90th Percentile £535 £563 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 42
Devon median hourly rate £13.25 £35.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.14% +95.80% -43.25%
10th Percentile £9.40 £15.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.50 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +27.27% +4.76% -12.50%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +5 30 £275 -11.36% 2
Exeter -7 27 £335 +3.08% 9
Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 22 (37.29%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.86%) SQL
6 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (10.17%) Intranet
7 6 (10.17%) Middleware
7 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.17%) Identity Management
7 6 (10.17%) SCCM
8 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Statistics
8 5 (8.47%) Degree
8 5 (8.47%) JIRA
8 5 (8.47%) WSUS
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL
8 5 (8.47%) Power BI
8 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.78%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (6.78%) User Stories
9 4 (6.78%) Coaching
9 4 (6.78%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
9 4 (6.78%) QA

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 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Intranet
2 3 (5.08%) Broadband
2 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Skype
4 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Power BI
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) QlikView
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (3.39%) Games
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Law
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Middleware
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.39%) JSON
3 2 (3.39%) REST
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.08%) iPad
2 3 (5.08%) iPhone
3 2 (3.39%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.17%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL
4 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (8.47%) Statistics
4 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.78%) Coaching
5 4 (6.78%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (6.78%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
5 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.78%) User Stories
5 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) Line Management
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Apple
3 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) CA
4 1 (1.69%) Cadence
4 1 (1.69%) Remedy
4 1 (1.69%) SAP