Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 6 months to 23 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 20 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 17.54% 26.47% 14.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.86% 27.00% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 20
Taunton median daily rate £350 £275 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -20.52% -1.14%
10th Percentile £101 £211 £309
90th Percentile £394 £395 £390
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Taunton median hourly rate - £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% -13.33%
Somerset median hourly rate £12.56 £12.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +0.50% -1.96% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract vacancies in Taunton with a recognized job title 112 100 177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 98.04% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 61 147
Taunton median daily rate £325 £340 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -7.73% +5.29%
10th Percentile £105 £150 £297
90th Percentile £405 £449 £443
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Taunton median hourly rate £21.00 £12.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -22.22% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.00 £13.15
90th Percentile £24.30 £14.13 £21.80
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £27.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year -21.10% -30.57% +95.96%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Taunton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Taunton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) QA
6 1 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) SDET
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) ABAP
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase