The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 39 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.08% 23.20% 21.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.72% 24.40% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 67
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% +0.68%  

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 265 291 393
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.67% 95.10% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 299
Median daily rate £440 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 20
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 -3 16 £425 - 1
Bedford +1 7 £300 +140.00% 3
Dunstable -5 2 £250 -44.44% 1
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 17 (26.15%) Business Analysis
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.00%) Migration
5 10 (15.38%) Windows
5 10 (15.38%) Use Case
6 9 (13.85%) SQL
6 9 (13.85%) Finance
7 8 (12.31%) Project Management
7 8 (12.31%) Prototyping
8 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.77%) Retail
8 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.23%) Information Security
9 6 (9.23%) Scrum
9 6 (9.23%) Change Management
9 6 (9.23%) UML
9 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
10 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
10 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 5 (7.69%) MS Office
10 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.69%) Active Directory

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.15%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.54%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.54%) FTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.08%) Appium
2 2 (3.08%) Calabash
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
1 3 (4.62%) Java EE
1 3 (4.62%) JSF
1 3 (4.62%) JSP
1 3 (4.62%) Spring
1 3 (4.62%) Struts
1 3 (4.62%) XML
1 3 (4.62%) XSL
1 3 (4.62%) XSLT
2 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.54%) Behat
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.08%) EPoS
4 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) EFT
5 1 (1.54%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 17 (26.15%) Business Analysis
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.00%) Migration
5 10 (15.38%) Use Case
6 8 (12.31%) Project Management
6 8 (12.31%) Prototyping
7 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
7 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.23%) Change Management
8 6 (9.23%) Information Security
8 6 (9.23%) Scrum
8 6 (9.23%) UML
9 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.08%) PHP
3 2 (3.08%) Python
3 2 (3.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) GDPR
1 3 (4.62%) QA
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) XenServer
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Apple
1 4 (6.15%) Citrix
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) BEA
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
3 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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