The first table below looks at the demand for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 37 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytics 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 0.52% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.69% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £425 £620 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.45% +77.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +59.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 145 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.55% 75.92% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 89 102
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.39 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.39% -46.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.70 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Analytics
East of England

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 6 £425 - 1
Bedford - - - -
Biggleswade - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Analytics
East of England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics.

1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
1 6 (66.67%) Google
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Google Analytics
1 6 (66.67%) SiteCatalyst
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Web Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) EDI
4 1 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Firebug
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Degree

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Google Analytics
1 6 (66.67%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Firebug
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
1 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Senior SAS Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Designer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Web Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
1 6 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft