The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 33 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 22 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.58% 1.08% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 1.60% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
Data Analysis
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
430 188 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 67.38% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 88 171
Average daily rate £425 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £215 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Bedford - 8 £400 - 2
Luton -17 7 £440 - 3
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Data Analysis
East of England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
3 11 (37.93%) Migration
3 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Data Migration
5 8 (27.59%) Data Entry
5 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
6 6 (20.69%) Use Case
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) MS Access
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) Data Transformation
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
10 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
10 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
10 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (6.90%) Revenue Management
10 2 (6.90%) Mercator

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) 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 HRMS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.79%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Business Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (31.03%) Data Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Data Entry
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
5 6 (20.69%) Use Case
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Transformation
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
9 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Revenue Management
9 2 (6.90%) Analytics
10 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
10 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) DO-160
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Mercator
3 2 (6.90%) Cognos
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau