The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 23 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.49% 13.54% 19.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.54% 14.61% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 11
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +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 Watford. 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
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 112 89 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.92% 92.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 56
Median daily rate £450 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +177.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £37.50 £29.75
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 Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Watford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Watford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Watford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Watford

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Watford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Retail
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) Time Management
7 6 (13.04%) Change Management
7 6 (13.04%) SQL
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (10.87%) Use Case
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Legal
9 4 (8.70%) Data Management
9 4 (8.70%) SOA
9 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
9 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) Big Data
10 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Change Control
10 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
10 3 (6.52%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Selenium
10 3 (6.52%) Ruby
10 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (6.52%) Google
10 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) G Suite
2 1 (2.17%) AdWords
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.52%) Selenium
2 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
3 8 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 8 (17.39%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) Time Management
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Use Case
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Data Management
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) BPR
8 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.52%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) MuleSoft
2 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.35%) WSO2
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
3 1 (2.17%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
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