The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £361 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 23 June 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 6 16
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 9.26% 17.07% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 19.44% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £361 £384 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.86% +86.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £390 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 50 36 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.59% 87.80% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 67
Median daily rate £390 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £765 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.83 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Taunton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Taunton

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Taunton

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Taunton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDET
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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