The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 29 June 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.80% 11.76% 15.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.79% 11.85% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 17
Median daily rate £475 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £217 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £388 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  

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 142 135 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 86.59% 99.26% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 279 350
Median daily rate £375 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 36 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% +64.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Retail
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Data Management
3 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) Use Case
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
4 5 (11.63%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.63%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (11.63%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Big Data
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Legal
5 4 (9.30%) Windows
5 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Hadoop

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.65%) G Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) VoIP
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.33%) Selenium
1 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
1 9 (20.93%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Animation
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) Data Management
3 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (11.63%) SDLC
3 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (11.63%) Use Case
4 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.30%) SOA
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) R
1 1 (2.33%) Ruby
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.63%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.65%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.65%) WSO2
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) Ariba
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Siebel
4 1 (2.33%) Workday
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