The median contractor rate for a Development Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Development Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 573 573
Rank change year-on-year +33 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Analyst 43 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.083% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.087% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 26
Median daily rate £450 £408 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £525
% change year-on-year +8.48% -27.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £36.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Development Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Development Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Analyst in England

Development Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Development Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Analyst in England

Development Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Analyst in England

Development Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Analyst in England

Development Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +20 19 £525 +35.83% 1
London +13 12 £463 -26.00% 2
East Midlands -3 6 £158 +32.35%
South West -1 3 £450 +12.50% 1
North West +28 1 £413 +44.73% 1
Yorkshire +16 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Development Analyst
UK

Development Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Development 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 England region featuring Development Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 26 (40.00%) Finance
3 24 (36.92%) Oracle
4 21 (32.31%) Unix
5 18 (27.69%) XML
5 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
7 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.54%) Retail
8 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
9 13 (20.00%) Windows
10 12 (18.46%) Java
10 12 (18.46%) Manufacturing
11 11 (16.92%) Linux
12 10 (15.38%) OO
12 10 (15.38%) Workflow
12 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
14 8 (12.31%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (12.31%) .NET
14 8 (12.31%) Web Services
14 8 (12.31%) Oracle 11i
14 8 (12.31%) OOD
14 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
14 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
14 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (12.31%) Data Flow Diagram
15 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
15 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management

Development Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (9.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) Confluence
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 4 (6.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (9.23%) Demantra
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (9.23%) SnowdropKCS
3 2 (3.08%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.23%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) DTS
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (6.15%) Star Schema
7 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.08%) MS Access
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.15%) JDeveloper
3 2 (3.08%) Ant
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.08%) eggPlant
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Gradle
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) JMeter
3 2 (3.08%) Maven
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Retail
3 12 (18.46%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.23%) Publishing
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) XML
2 8 (12.31%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) JSON
4 2 (3.08%) REST
4 2 (3.08%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Unix
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Linux
4 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.23%) HPUX
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
3 10 (15.38%) OO
3 10 (15.38%) Workflow
4 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
4 8 (12.31%) Data Flow Diagram
4 8 (12.31%) OOD
5 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.23%) QMS
7 5 (7.69%) Migration
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum
8 4 (6.15%) Change Control
8 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Document Management
8 4 (6.15%) Quality Management
8 4 (6.15%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.15%) Use Case
9 3 (4.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) Groovy
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 2 (3.08%) VB
8 1 (1.54%) ABAP
8 1 (1.54%) Korn
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) MiFID
2 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Guidewire
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.08%) Splunk
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) IBM