The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 3 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 23 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.49% 8.42% 22.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.30% 8.51% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 9
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £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 Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 94 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 91.53% 98.95% 98.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 45
Median daily rate £450 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (30.95%) Retail
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) Change Management
4 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Time Management
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
7 5 (11.90%) MS Office
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
8 4 (9.52%) NGA Human Resources
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.52%) Big Data
8 4 (9.52%) Change Control
8 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.52%) MS Project
8 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.14%) BPR
9 3 (7.14%) HTML
9 3 (7.14%) SOA

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.52%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) AdWords
1 1 (2.38%) G Suite
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
2 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (30.95%) Retail
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Change Management
2 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Scrum
3 7 (16.67%) Time Management
4 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.14%) BPR
7 3 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) NGA Human Resources
2 3 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) iManage
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.38%) WSO2