Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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.

Data Analyst
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 60 41
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 13 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.22% 0.32% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 0.33% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £275 £213 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -52.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £225 £131 £330
90th Percentile £433 £284 £475
East of England median daily rate £388 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +24.00% -21.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -35.14% +85.00%

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 547 601 588
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 96.16% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 420 400
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £139 £275 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 29
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.48% -67.78% +100.00%
10th Percentile £10.16 £13.47 £15.00
90th Percentile £24.13 £24.15 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.96 £21.50
% change year-on-year -12.97% -11.81% +7.50%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Bedfordshire

Data 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 Data Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Dunstable - 5 £425 -
Bedford +3 4 £263 -12.50% 1
Luton -1 3 £250 +100.00% 1
Data Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Data Mapping
4 4 (30.77%) Mule
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) API Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Statistics
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Entry
6 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Power BI

Data 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 (30.77%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Data Mapping
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) API Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Statistics
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Entry
5 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP