The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Luton region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.11% 25.41% 15.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.34% 26.29% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 21
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £480 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -37.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 175 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 97.98% 96.69% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 126 133
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £50.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.34% +125.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Luton region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Luton region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Luton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Apple
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) DSDM
7 3 (12.50%) ISEB
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) EFT
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) DSDM
7 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Concur
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.17%) Workday