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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.39% 14.85% 19.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 15.00% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 12
Median daily rate £450 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £210 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £347
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.77%

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
98 100 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 95.15% 99.01% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 49
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £120 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 17 (38.64%) Retail
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
3 9 (20.45%) Change Management
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
5 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) Time Management
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Change Control
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.09%) NGA Human Resources
8 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (9.09%) MS Project
8 4 (9.09%) MS Office
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
8 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.82%) Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.82%) IIS

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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
1 4 (9.09%) MS Project
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.27%) AdWords
2 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) Google Drive
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 17 (38.64%) Retail
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Change Management
2 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
2 7 (15.91%) Time Management
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Scrum
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.82%) Analytics
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Ruby
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) NGA Human Resources
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) iManage
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow