Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Technical Analyst
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 16 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.33% 0.95% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.01% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £444 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.48% +14.52% +14.81%
10th Percentile £223 £410 £369
90th Percentile £475 £484 £406
East of England median daily rate £440 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +19.32% -1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% -
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £23.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +15.94% +17.65%

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 655 597 632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 94.31% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 387 418
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +4.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £165 £200 £212
90th Percentile £578 £580 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £41.60 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Bedfordshire

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in Bedfordshire

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in Bedfordshire

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in Bedfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 0 14 £440 -0.85%
Dunstable - 1 £325 -
Technical Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Use Case
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 6 (37.50%) Data Flow Diagram
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) IVR
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 4 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
7 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking

Technical 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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IVR
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) EPoS
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Data Flow Diagram
4 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 6 (37.50%) Use Case
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (25.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
7 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) hybris
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle