The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 35 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.24% 23.22% 20.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.11% 24.12% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 56 63
Median daily rate £390 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £39.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
267 311 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.36% 96.28% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 217 299
Median daily rate £438 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.73% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Luton -4 11 £430 +1.17% 8
Bedford -1 9 £300 +76.47% 2
Dunstable -3 1 £390 -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (25.81%) Business Analysis
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.74%) Windows
4 11 (17.74%) Migration
5 10 (16.13%) Use Case
6 9 (14.52%) Finance
7 7 (11.29%) SQL
7 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
8 6 (9.68%) Retail
9 5 (8.06%) Ruby
9 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Degree
9 5 (8.06%) Change Management
9 5 (8.06%) Information Security
9 5 (8.06%) Apple
9 5 (8.06%) Python
9 5 (8.06%) Appium
9 5 (8.06%) Prototyping
9 5 (8.06%) Xamarin
9 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.45%) QA
10 4 (6.45%) Data Migration

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Appium
1 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.45%) Calabash
3 3 (4.84%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Mocha
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) Java EE
2 1 (1.61%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) JSF
2 1 (1.61%) JSP
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) SOAP
2 1 (1.61%) Spring
2 1 (1.61%) Struts
2 1 (1.61%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) XSL
2 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.23%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) EFT
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Android
2 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Business Analysis
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.74%) Migration
5 10 (16.13%) Use Case
6 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Information Security
7 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.06%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.45%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.45%) DSDM
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Python
2 5 (8.06%) Ruby
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) GDPR
2 3 (4.84%) SDET
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) XenApp
2 2 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Apple
1 5 (8.06%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.23%) Citrix
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) BEA
3 1 (1.61%) Concur
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.61%) Workday
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