The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 36 11 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.31% 13.92% 29.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.48% 14.67% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 37
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£413 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Analyst
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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
206 75 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 99.04% 94.94% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 46 109
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £215 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Analyst in their job title 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 with Analyst in their job title.

1 33 (38.37%) Retail
2 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 27 (31.40%) Oracle
3 26 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (23.26%) SQL
5 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.60%) SAP
7 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.95%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.79%) CRM
9 11 (12.79%) Scrum
9 11 (12.79%) Business Analysis
9 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
10 10 (11.63%) Change Management
11 9 (10.47%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (10.47%) MS Office
11 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.47%) ERP
11 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
12 8 (9.30%) Test Scripting
12 8 (9.30%) Performance Management
12 8 (9.30%) Agresso
12 8 (9.30%) .NET
13 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
13 7 (8.14%) Windows
13 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
13 7 (8.14%) EPoS
13 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (8.14%) IBM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Analyst in their job title 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 with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.14%) SugarCRM
2 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Agresso
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
General
1 33 (38.37%) Retail
2 27 (31.40%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.14%) EPoS
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.49%) FMCG
5 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.79%) CRM
5 11 (12.79%) Scrum
5 11 (12.79%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.63%) Change Management
7 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.47%) ERP
7 9 (10.47%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.30%) Test Scripting
8 8 (9.30%) Performance Management
9 7 (8.14%) Campaign Management
9 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) ETL
10 6 (6.98%) Use Case
11 5 (5.81%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) ACCA
2 1 (1.16%) CIMA
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Oracle
2 16 (18.60%) SAP
3 7 (8.14%) IBM
3 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.14%) Unica
3 7 (8.14%) Neolane
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.33%) Lotus
5 2 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.16%) KANA
6 1 (1.16%) Lagan
6 1 (1.16%) Northgate