Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Senior Analyst
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.63% 0.90% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.94% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +16.43% -15.01%
10th Percentile £373 £343 £269
90th Percentile £589 £594 £427
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +94.59% -53.75%

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 647 638 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.71% 95.22% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 440 528
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £281 £237 £212
90th Percentile £575 £603 £598
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 44
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.75% +53.85% +1.96%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.95 £10.58
90th Percentile £31.15 £50.78 £44.93
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -4.76%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Bedfordshire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Bedfordshire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in Bedfordshire

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Bedfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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 6 £500 -4.76% 1
Senior Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) DSDM
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) API Development
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS

Senior 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) DSDM
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT