The first table below looks at the demand for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 34 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 18 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.54% 0.84% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.33% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
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£403 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £25.39
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
412 150 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.94% 62.76% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 73 144
Average daily rate £425 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Data Analysis
East of England

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 - 8 £440 - 1
Bedford -8 2 £403 - 2
Data Analysis
East of England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 21 (72.41%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (44.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) Data Entry
4 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
6 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Change Management
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) Use Case
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Retail
8 5 (17.24%) Revenue Management
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
11 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
11 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
11 2 (6.90%) Mercator
11 2 (6.90%) Adobe
11 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
11 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (6.90%) Cognos
11 2 (6.90%) XML
11 2 (6.90%) XSLT
11 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.45%) Agresso
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Analyst
2 21 (72.41%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) XSLT
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (44.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) Data Entry
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
6 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Change Management
7 6 (20.69%) Use Case
7 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Revenue Management
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
10 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
10 2 (6.90%) Analytics
10 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
11 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
11 1 (3.45%) User Stories
11 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) DO-160
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Mercator
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau