The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 35 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Analytics 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.71% 0.73% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 0.98% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -29.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +54.28%
Analytics
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 204 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.27% 74.45% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 125 114
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -51.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 5 £275 -
Bedford - 1 £275 -
Dunstable - - - -
Analytics
East of England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 5 (26.32%) Tableau
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Economics
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) CMS
6 1 (5.26%) CISA
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.26%) MS Project

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Audit Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Economics
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) V-Model
6 1 (5.26%) Revenue Management
6 1 (5.26%) Multivariate Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Unica