Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 53 50
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 20 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.48% 1.19% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 1.25% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £275 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.66% -18.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £334
90th Percentile £475 £468 £475
East of England median daily rate £388 £362 £400
% change year-on-year +7.04% -9.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.21 £16.58 £12.27
% change year-on-year -2.19% +35.09% -52.81%

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 535 641 603
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.21% 95.67% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 444 396
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £203 £271 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 £15.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.77% -57.75% +10.84%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.05 £11.52
90th Percentile £20.80 £47.29 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.46 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.00% -11.42% -3.82%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 9 £363 -
Bedford +6 6 £363 -3.33% 2
Luton +1 5 £265 -18.46% 1
Data Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Data Mapping
3 6 (30.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Statistics
5 4 (20.00%) Mule
5 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (20.00%) API Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.00%) VB
6 3 (15.00%) Post-Campaign Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Campaign Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) SaaS

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 (20.00%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Analytics
1 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 6 (30.00%) Data Mapping
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) API Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Statistics
4 3 (15.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Post-Campaign Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.00%) ERD
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Workday