The median contractor rate for a Development Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 254 250
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Analyst 21 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 14
Median daily rate £475 £387 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.89% -28.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £359 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £525
% change year-on-year +4.14% -27.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Development Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Analyst in the South East

Development Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Analyst in the South East

Development Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Analyst in the South East

Development Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Analyst in the South East

Development Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Surrey +13 13 £525 +16.66% 2
Berkshire +29 3 £396 +2.72%
Hampshire +14 3 £311 -19.74%
Oxfordshire -6 1 £200 -63.63%
Development Analyst
England

Development Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Development Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) XML
4 10 (40.00%) OO
5 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (36.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) OOD
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (32.00%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.00%) Web Development
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Ruby
9 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.00%) Maven
9 2 (8.00%) Content Management
9 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.00%) JSON
9 2 (8.00%) JIRA

Development Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Gradle
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) JMeter
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 8 (32.00%) OOD
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) Groovy
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk