The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 61 66 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.99% 20.37% 28.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.63% 21.50% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 83
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £153 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 346 307 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.38% 94.75% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 205 242
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 25 £413 +18.27% 9
Bedford -1 11 £300 +7.14% 1
Dunstable 0 1 - - 2
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (25.51%) Business Analysis
2 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) E-Commerce
3 20 (20.41%) ITIL
4 19 (19.39%) SQL
5 16 (16.33%) Project Management
5 16 (16.33%) Migration
6 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (15.31%) Use Case
7 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.24%) Service Management
9 12 (12.24%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.22%) User Stories
10 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
11 10 (10.20%) Scrum
11 10 (10.20%) SLA
12 9 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.16%) Retail
13 8 (8.16%) Incident Management
13 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
13 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.16%) Finance
13 8 (8.16%) Prototyping
14 7 (7.14%) Data Flow Diagram
14 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.14%) Change Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.04%) Confluence
2 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.02%) Data Workbench
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) DHCP
1 2 (2.04%) DNS
1 2 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (2.04%) Skype
1 2 (2.04%) VoIP
1 2 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) TACACS
2 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.02%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.02%) GIS
3 1 (1.02%) Power BI
3 1 (1.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.02%) ERwin
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
1 8 (8.16%) Retail
2 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) XML
2 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.06%) Java EE
2 3 (3.06%) JSF
2 3 (3.06%) JSP
2 3 (3.06%) Spring
2 3 (3.06%) Struts
2 3 (3.06%) XSL
2 3 (3.06%) XSLT
3 2 (2.04%) REST
3 2 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.02%) Behat
4 1 (1.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.04%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) EPoS
6 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Business Analysis
2 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) E-Commerce
3 20 (20.41%) ITIL
4 16 (16.33%) Migration
4 16 (16.33%) Project Management
5 15 (15.31%) Use Case
6 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 12 (12.24%) Service Management
8 11 (11.22%) User Stories
9 10 (10.20%) Scrum
9 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.16%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
11 8 (8.16%) Prototyping
12 7 (7.14%) Data Flow Diagram
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) Java
2 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.04%) C#
3 2 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (1.02%) C
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) ISEB
1 4 (4.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (3.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.02%) CCIE
3 1 (1.02%) CCNP
3 1 (1.02%) CCSA
3 1 (1.02%) CCSE
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
3 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
2 6 (6.12%) GDPR
3 2 (2.04%) COBIT
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) PMO
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.04%) vSphere
2 2 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Citrix
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Remedy
5 2 (2.04%) BEA
5 2 (2.04%) Cognos
5 2 (2.04%) Google
5 2 (2.04%) IBM
5 2 (2.04%) McAfee
5 2 (2.04%) Tableau
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Apple
6 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.02%) Capita
6 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.02%) Civica
6 1 (1.02%) F5
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.02%) Nokia
6 1 (1.02%) Splunk
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