Period
to 21 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 12.50% 27.27% 13.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.69% 27.27% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 10
Bedford median daily rate £375 £130 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +188.46% -60.00% +91.18%
10th Percentile £155 £125 £120
90th Percentile £453 £379 £450
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £414 £380
% change year-on-year +1.51% +8.88% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Bedford median hourly rate £19.00 £11.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.77% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £11.33 £12.05
% change year-on-year +67.77% -6.02% -20.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 51 77 99
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 79.69% 100.00% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 70
Bedford median daily rate £400 £315 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -22.70% +5.16%
10th Percentile £196 £125 £275
90th Percentile £506 £500 £450
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year - -0.58% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Bedford median hourly rate £18.88 £15.00 £11.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.83% +32.51% -62.27%
10th Percentile £17.11 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £30.58 £24.13 £11.33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year +40.00% +15.16% -67.44%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bedford over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (12.50%) ERD
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Design
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Altiris
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau
1 1 (12.50%) VMware