The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.69% 26.79% 17.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.33% 27.78% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 98 162 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 96.08% 96.43% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 107 132
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.92% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Luton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.83%) Use Case
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) Apple
6 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) ISEB
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) DSDM
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) EFT
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Use Case
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow