Period
to 20 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 April 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 > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 78 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 31 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.11% 0.98% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.02% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £295 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.23% -23.53% +30.77%
East of England median daily rate £409 £306 £400
% change year-on-year +33.47% -23.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year - -28.97% +167.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,395 1,174 1,314
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.76% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 658 654
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £195 £215
90th Percentile £560 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 86 109
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.63 £15.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.79% -25.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.14 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% +2.38% +7.69%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Hertfordshire

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Watford -2 10 £335 -29.47%
Welwyn Garden City -4 6 £148 -54.62%
Hatfield -1 4 £205 -3.53%
Borehamwood - 2 £400 -
Stevenage - 2 £600 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £225 -
Data Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
3 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
4 8 (25.81%) ETL
5 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) SAP
6 6 (19.35%) ERP
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Tableau
8 4 (12.90%) Runbook
9 3 (9.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) QA
9 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) Zephyr
9 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Retail

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (6.45%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.23%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (3.23%) iTrent
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 2 (6.45%) Looker
3 2 (6.45%) MS Access
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Power BI
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) ODBC
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
1 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
1 9 (29.03%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) ETL
3 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) ERP
5 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Runbook
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Statistics
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Validation
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) R
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.68%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Tableau
4 2 (6.45%) Cognos
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.23%) CODA
5 1 (3.23%) Embarcadero
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft