Period
to 25 March 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 25 March 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 67 128 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.88% 19.66% 11.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.22% 20.92% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 101 52
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +19.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £257 £130 £150
90th Percentile £519 £488 £462
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.41 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.01% -16.90%
East of England median hourly rate £13.08 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.83% -12.12% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 389 612 517
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.18% 94.01% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 412 355
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £251 £130 £211
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 14
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £30.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.06% +14.29% -65.00%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.16 £11.10
90th Percentile £49.99 £35.00 £22.73
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -16.67% -1.18%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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 6 months to 25 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 46 £475 +5.56% 9
Dunstable +11 7 £340 - 1
Bedford -7 6 £295 +126.92% 2
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (28.36%) E-Commerce
2 17 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.88%) CRM
4 15 (22.39%) Target Operating Model
5 13 (19.40%) User Stories
5 13 (19.40%) Retail
6 12 (17.91%) LAN
6 12 (17.91%) WAN
7 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
8 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.43%) Finance
8 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (11.94%) Oracle
9 8 (11.94%) SAP
9 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.45%) Migration
10 7 (10.45%) GDPR
11 6 (8.96%) Multichannel Marketing
11 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.96%) Workshop Facilitation
11 6 (8.96%) Information Security
11 6 (8.96%) Marketing
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.96%) SQL
11 6 (8.96%) JIRA
11 6 (8.96%) Use Case
11 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
12 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
12 5 (7.46%) Data-Driven Marketing

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 3 (4.48%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.49%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (1.49%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) LAN
1 12 (17.91%) WAN
2 3 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.99%) Skype
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) FTP
4 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Big Data
2 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.49%) Power BI
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.49%) Toad
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (19.40%) Retail
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
1 3 (4.48%) XML
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) Java EE
3 1 (1.49%) JSF
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) JSP
3 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.49%) Spring
3 1 (1.49%) Struts
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XSL
3 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Infotainment
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.49%) RIA
4 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) E-Commerce
2 17 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.88%) CRM
4 15 (22.39%) Target Operating Model
5 13 (19.40%) User Stories
6 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.45%) Migration
10 6 (8.96%) Information Security
10 6 (8.96%) Multichannel Marketing
10 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (8.96%) Use Case
10 6 (8.96%) Workshop Facilitation
11 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.46%) Data-Driven Marketing
11 5 (7.46%) Project Management
12 4 (5.97%) Scrum
12 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Java 8
3 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) CISSP
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) CISA
3 2 (2.99%) CISM
3 2 (2.99%) IIBA
3 2 (2.99%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.49%) CCA
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.49%) VCAP
4 1 (1.49%) VCP4
4 1 (1.49%) VCP5
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) GDPR
2 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.97%) QA
4 3 (4.48%) COBIT
4 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.99%) PMO
6 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.49%) vCloud
1 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.49%) vSphere
1 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
1 8 (11.94%) SAP
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) Tableau
5 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.49%) Pega
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) Talend
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.49%) Trillium
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) webMethods