The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £223 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 9 7 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 17.95% 11.76% 9.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.44% 12.12% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Median daily rate £223 £275 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.09% -14.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £365 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  

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 36 33 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.31% 97.06% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 104
Median daily rate £290 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.55% +25.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in Taunton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Taunton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) AIX
8 1 (6.25%) Linux
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) MS Office
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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