The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 8 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.09% 7.14% 21.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 7.41% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £210 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £428 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £448 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.88 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +13.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 96.36% 96.43% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 29
Median daily rate £415 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.81 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedford region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Bedford region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Bedford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
1 6 (54.55%) Xamarin
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 5 (45.45%) Appium
3 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
3 4 (36.36%) Calabash
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) API Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (27.27%) SDET
4 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (27.27%) Android

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Appium
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Calabash
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Mocha
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
2 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) API Testing
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
1 3 (27.27%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Xamarin