The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 31 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.31% 32.28% 41.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.66% 33.55% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 65
Median daily rate £378 £360 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £454 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
131 152 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 98.50% 96.20% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 139
Median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Halifax region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Halifax region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Halifax region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (64.62%) Finance
2 27 (41.54%) Banking
3 21 (32.31%) Retail
4 18 (27.69%) Business Analysis
5 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.46%) SAS
8 11 (16.92%) Retail Banking
9 9 (13.85%) SQL
9 9 (13.85%) Credit Risk
10 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.77%) Validation
11 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.77%) UML
11 7 (10.77%) Requirements Management
11 7 (10.77%) QA
12 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (9.23%) XML
13 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
13 5 (7.69%) Business Transformation
13 5 (7.69%) Project Management
13 5 (7.69%) ISEB
13 5 (7.69%) Data Management
14 4 (6.15%) Systems Analysis
14 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
14 4 (6.15%) VBA
14 4 (6.15%) MS Project
14 4 (6.15%) Migration
14 4 (6.15%) CMS

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 12 (18.46%) SAS
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.15%) MS Project
4 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
5 2 (3.08%) MS Office
5 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) QlikView
2 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) OLAP
2 1 (1.54%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
1 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (64.62%) Finance
2 27 (41.54%) Banking
3 21 (32.31%) Retail
4 11 (16.92%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.54%) IVR
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Business Analysis
2 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.77%) Requirements Management
5 7 (10.77%) UML
5 7 (10.77%) Validation
6 5 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 5 (7.69%) Data Management
6 5 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.62%) Content Management
8 3 (4.62%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.62%) ETL
8 3 (4.62%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Scrum
8 3 (4.62%) Use Case
8 3 (4.62%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) VBA
3 1 (1.54%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.08%) FINREP
4 1 (1.54%) COREP
4 1 (1.54%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Teradata