The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 54 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 27.55% 29.63% 35.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.03% 31.17% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 19
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£425 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
186 77 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 94.90% 95.06% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 46 47
Average daily rate £425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £545 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £13.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.38 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 36 (30.25%) Retail
2 32 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (26.05%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (18.49%) Finance
5 21 (17.65%) Oracle
6 18 (15.13%) CRM
6 18 (15.13%) Business Analysis
7 17 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.08%) Data Analysis
10 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
11 11 (9.24%) Change Management
12 10 (8.40%) Scrum
12 10 (8.40%) MS Office
12 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.40%) SaaS
13 9 (7.56%) SAP
13 9 (7.56%) SQL
13 9 (7.56%) Agresso
13 9 (7.56%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.56%) ERP
14 8 (6.72%) Windows
14 8 (6.72%) Supplier Management
14 8 (6.72%) Data Management
14 8 (6.72%) Master Data Management
14 8 (6.72%) Demand Forecasting
15 7 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
15 7 (5.88%) General Ledger
15 7 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
1 2 (1.68%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Office
2 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Agresso
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.52%) Selenium
3 2 (1.68%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.68%) JUnit
3 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.68%) NUnit
3 2 (1.68%) RSpec
3 2 (1.68%) MSTest
3 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (30.25%) Retail
2 22 (18.49%) Finance
3 7 (5.88%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.88%) EPoS
3 6 (5.04%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) FMCG
6 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (26.05%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (15.13%) CRM
3 18 (15.13%) Business Analysis
4 17 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.08%) Data Analysis
7 11 (9.24%) Change Management
8 10 (8.40%) Scrum
8 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.56%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.56%) ERP
10 8 (6.72%) Data Management
10 8 (6.72%) Supplier Management
10 8 (6.72%) Master Data Management
10 8 (6.72%) Demand Forecasting
11 7 (5.88%) Revenue Management
12 6 (5.04%) Use Case
12 6 (5.04%) Demand Management
12 6 (5.04%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) SQL
2 2 (1.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (2.52%) ISEB
2 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) ACCA
3 1 (0.84%) CIMA
3 1 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Oracle
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) SAP
4 2 (1.68%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.68%) JDA
4 2 (1.68%) Lotus
4 2 (1.68%) Northgate
5 1 (0.84%) Capita
5 1 (0.84%) Orchard
5 1 (0.84%) Tableau
5 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow