Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Development Analyst
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 835 837
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Development Analyst 57 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.049% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.051% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 25
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £220 £275 £267
90th Percentile £598 £491 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00
10th Percentile £25.20 - £14.25
90th Percentile £32.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Development Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Analyst in the UK

Development Analyst
Top 12 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 57 £425 +21.43% 13
London +4 31 £450 +10.43% 3
UK excluding London +27 26 £365 +4.29% 10
Midlands +43 14 £220 -50.42% 1
East Midlands +8 10 £220 -48.24%
North of England +49 6 £426 +29.17% 4
Yorkshire +29 4 £384 -11.78%
West Midlands +23 4 £383 -17.30% 1
South East -3 4 £138 -63.33% 5
North West +28 2 £475 +58.33% 3
East of England -1 1 £450 -10.00%
South West -2 1 £355 -13.94%

Development Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Business Analysis
3 16 (28.07%) SDLC
4 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (24.56%) Finance
6 12 (21.05%) .NET
7 10 (17.54%) JIRA
7 10 (17.54%) Oracle
7 10 (17.54%) SQL
7 10 (17.54%) Windows
8 9 (15.79%) Unix
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 9 (15.79%) Web Development
8 9 (15.79%) Scrum
8 9 (15.79%) BDD
9 8 (14.04%) Retail
9 8 (14.04%) Project Management
9 8 (14.04%) C#
9 8 (14.04%) Linux
10 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
10 7 (12.28%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) Degree
10 7 (12.28%) Business Transformation
10 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
11 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
11 6 (10.53%) DevOps
11 6 (10.53%) QMS
11 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
11 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET

Development Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.75%) Temenos Globus
2 1 (1.75%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.26%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) RStudio
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Publishing
5 4 (7.02%) Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.51%) Marketing
8 1 (1.75%) Automotive
8 1 (1.75%) Local Government
8 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) JSON
5 1 (1.75%) React
5 1 (1.75%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Derivative
2 4 (7.02%) Social Network
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.51%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Equities
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Unix
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Business Analysis
3 16 (28.07%) SDLC
4 9 (15.79%) BDD
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) Web Development
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
6 7 (12.28%) Business Transformation
6 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.28%) TDD
7 6 (10.53%) DevOps
7 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 6 (10.53%) QMS
7 6 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 5 (8.77%) High Availability
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) User Stories
8 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.02%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) R
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) MiFID
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) Apigee
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Temenos