The median contractor rate for a Development Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Analyst
UK
Rank 535 597 596
Rank change year-on-year +62 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Analyst 48 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.081% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.085% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 27
Median daily rate £450 £408 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -18.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £525
% change year-on-year +6.31% -27.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £36.25
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Development Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Analyst in the UK

Development Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Analyst in the UK

Development Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Analyst over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Analyst in the UK

Development Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Analyst in the UK

Development Analyst
Top 29 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +51 43 £450 +10.42% 13
South East +18 18 £500 +29.36% 4
London +23 13 £475 -24.00% 2
Surrey +16 12 £525 +16.66% 4
Redhill - 7 £525 -
East Midlands +1 6 £158 +32.35%
Derbyshire - 6 £158 -
Alfreton - 4 £155 -
Berkshire +30 3 £396 +2.72%
South West +6 3 £450 +12.50% 1
City of London +5 3 £475 +11.76% 2
Reading - 3 £396 -
Derby - 2 £185 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £485 -
North West +26 1 £413 +44.73% 1
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire +17 1 - - 3
Manchester +12 1 £413 +44.73% 1
Hampshire +12 1 - -
Oxford -7 1 £200 -63.63%
Oxfordshire -10 1 £200 -63.63%
West End of London - 1 £450 -
Devon - 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £138 -
Bradford - 1 - - 1
Exeter - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

Development Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring Development Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 25 (35.71%) Finance
3 23 (32.86%) Oracle
4 20 (28.57%) Unix
5 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (24.29%) XML
7 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
8 15 (21.43%) Workflow
9 14 (20.00%) Retail
9 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 13 (18.57%) Windows
11 12 (17.14%) Java
11 12 (17.14%) Manufacturing
11 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (15.71%) Linux
13 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (12.86%) OO
14 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (11.43%) .NET
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle 11i
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
15 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
16 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (10.00%) Web Services
16 7 (10.00%) OOD
16 7 (10.00%) MS Office

Development Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (8.57%) Demantra
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.57%) SnowdropKCS
3 2 (2.86%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.71%) DTS
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (5.71%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.86%) MS Access
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) Big Data
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.71%) JDeveloper
3 2 (2.86%) Ant
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.86%) eggPlant
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Gradle
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) JMeter
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Retail
3 12 (17.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.57%) Publishing
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) XML
2 8 (11.43%) .NET
3 7 (10.00%) Web Services
4 4 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) JSON
5 2 (2.86%) REST
5 2 (2.86%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Equities
4 1 (1.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Unix
2 13 (18.57%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.57%) HPUX
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) Workflow
3 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.86%) OO
6 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 7 (10.00%) OOD
7 6 (8.57%) QMS
8 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.14%) Migration
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (5.71%) Change Control
9 4 (5.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Document Management
9 4 (5.71%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Use Case
10 3 (4.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) C
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) Groovy
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) ABAP
8 1 (1.43%) Korn
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) MiFID
2 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) JDA
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Guidewire
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
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