Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 21 November 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 35 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 11.40% 16.06% 23.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.24% 16.36% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 47
Exeter median daily rate £338 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £125 £158 £200
90th Percentile £398 £428 £425
Devon median daily rate £345 £340 £333
% change year-on-year +1.47% +2.26% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +191.67% -18.64% -1.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract vacancies in Exeter with a recognized job title 286 269 275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 98.18% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 177 180
Exeter median daily rate £390 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £148 £177 £215
90th Percentile £525 £466 £489
Devon median daily rate £394 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +15.74% -2.86% -3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Exeter median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -8.45% +173.08%
10th Percentile £23.90 £17.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £43.05 £107.50 £40.95
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +77.22% -3.66% +26.15%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Exeter

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Exeter

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Exeter over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Exeter

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Exeter region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (28.57%) Migration
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (22.86%) Test Management
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Finance
4 6 (17.14%) Bugzilla
4 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (17.14%) Defect Management
4 6 (17.14%) Data Acquisition
4 6 (17.14%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.71%) TestRail
8 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) MS Access
4 2 (5.71%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Bugzilla
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) TestRail
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Test Management
2 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Data Acquisition
3 6 (17.14%) Defect Management
3 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Database Security
7 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix