Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 21 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.

Analyst
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 63 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 19.21% 17.99% 25.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.81% 19.12% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 50
Luton median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £163 £200
90th Percentile £481 £488 £450
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £350
% change year-on-year - +17.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Luton median hourly rate - £12.05 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.73% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.03% -39.75% +60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 318 272 267
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 94.12% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 180 194
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £273 £206 £206
90th Percentile £624 £594 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 22
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% +122.22%
10th Percentile £49.02 £11.62 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.75 £41.83 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Luton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Luton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Luton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Luton

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Luton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Luton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
3 17 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (26.98%) Retail
4 15 (23.81%) User Stories
5 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Use Case
7 11 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (17.46%) Information Security
7 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.87%) CRM
9 9 (14.29%) Scrum
9 9 (14.29%) Change Management
9 9 (14.29%) Migration
9 9 (14.29%) Revenue Management
10 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
10 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.70%) Security Operations
10 8 (12.70%) Data Flow Diagram
10 8 (12.70%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (12.70%) COBIT
10 8 (12.70%) Finance
10 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
11 7 (11.11%) SQL
11 7 (11.11%) JIRA
11 7 (11.11%) GDPR
11 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.52%) Yield Management
12 6 (9.52%) CISSP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (6.35%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (1.59%) Veeva
2 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) VLAN
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) Skype
3 1 (1.59%) TACACS
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) Power BI
2 1 (1.59%) QlikView
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.59%) ERwin
2 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (26.98%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) IVR
3 3 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.76%) RIA
4 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.59%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
3 17 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (23.81%) User Stories
5 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Use Case
7 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
7 11 (17.46%) Information Security
7 11 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.87%) CRM
9 9 (14.29%) Change Management
9 9 (14.29%) Migration
9 9 (14.29%) Revenue Management
9 9 (14.29%) Scrum
10 8 (12.70%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (12.70%) Data Flow Diagram
10 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
10 8 (12.70%) Security Operations
11 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) CISSP
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CCNA
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) CCIE
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) CCSA
4 1 (1.59%) CCSE
4 1 (1.59%) CEH
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) OSCP
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) COBIT
2 7 (11.11%) GDPR
3 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.35%) PMO
4 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Pegasus
2 2 (3.17%) Tableau
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) F5
3 1 (1.59%) hybris
3 1 (1.59%) Juniper
3 1 (1.59%) Nokia
3 1 (1.59%) Talend
3 1 (1.59%) Workday