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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 60 93 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.54% 27.51% 23.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.40% 29.81% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 82
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £159 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Analyst
East of England

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
326 312 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.32% 92.31% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 203 347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 35 £425 +12.21% 6
Bedford -8 5 £450 +35.84% 3
Dunstable -2 4 £418 +4.37% 1
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 28 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 22 (17.46%) Retail
2 22 (17.46%) E-Commerce
3 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.70%) Data Modelling
4 16 (12.70%) Use Case
4 16 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.90%) Finance
6 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (8.73%) Migration
7 11 (8.73%) ITIL
7 11 (8.73%) JIRA
7 11 (8.73%) User Stories
8 10 (7.94%) Information Security
9 9 (7.14%) Change Management
9 9 (7.14%) Oracle
9 9 (7.14%) Security Operations
10 8 (6.35%) Data Flow Diagram
10 8 (6.35%) Service Design
10 8 (6.35%) Active Directory
10 8 (6.35%) CMS
10 8 (6.35%) Sitecore
11 7 (5.56%) Qualys
11 7 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
11 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
11 7 (5.56%) Wireframes
11 7 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (4.76%) Mobile App

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 8 (6.35%) CMS
2 6 (4.76%) Drupal
2 6 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.17%) Confluence
4 2 (1.59%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Network Security
1 3 (2.38%) WAN
2 2 (1.59%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) MPLS
3 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.79%) Skype
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) JIRA
2 4 (3.17%) Appium
2 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.38%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.38%) Calabash
3 3 (2.38%) Selenium
4 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) Mocha
5 1 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 22 (17.46%) Retail
2 15 (11.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.17%) Local Government
4 3 (2.38%) French Language
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.59%) SOAP
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) jQuery
3 1 (0.79%) REST
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.97%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.97%) User Experience
5 4 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.38%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.59%) BYOD
7 2 (1.59%) EPoS
7 2 (1.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.79%) Blog
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Physics
8 1 (0.79%) RIA
8 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
1 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.38%) Android
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 22 (17.46%) E-Commerce
3 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.70%) Data Modelling
4 16 (12.70%) Use Case
4 16 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (8.73%) ITIL
6 11 (8.73%) Migration
6 11 (8.73%) User Stories
7 10 (7.94%) Information Security
8 9 (7.14%) Change Management
8 9 (7.14%) Security Operations
9 8 (6.35%) Data Flow Diagram
9 8 (6.35%) Service Design
10 7 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (5.56%) Wireframes
11 6 (4.76%) Change Control
11 6 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.97%) Python
1 5 (3.97%) Ruby
1 5 (3.97%) SQL
2 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.59%) C
3 2 (1.59%) COBOL
3 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) VBA
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) CISSP
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) ISEB
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) CCNA
3 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) MCITP
4 1 (0.79%) MCSE
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) COBIT
2 5 (3.97%) SLA
3 4 (3.17%) QA
4 3 (2.38%) SDET
5 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) vSphere
2 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.79%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (7.14%) Oracle
2 8 (6.35%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.56%) Qualys
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.97%) Concur
5 5 (3.97%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.38%) hybris
7 3 (2.38%) OpenText
7 3 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (1.59%) Apple
8 2 (1.59%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.59%) Tableau
9 1 (0.79%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.79%) Civica
9 1 (0.79%) Northgate
9 1 (0.79%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.79%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.79%) VMware
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago