The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 207 155 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.41% 20.08% 23.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.65% 21.09% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 81 113
Average daily rate £310 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.42% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £85.15 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1110 735 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.36% 95.21% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 382 482
Average daily rate £340 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 44
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.90 £40.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Analyst
West Yorkshire

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 100 (27.93%) Finance
2 62 (17.32%) SQL
3 47 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 47 (13.13%) Business Analysis
4 40 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (10.89%) MS Excel
6 38 (10.61%) Windows
7 36 (10.06%) MS Office
8 34 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (9.22%) ISEB
10 32 (8.94%) Project Management
10 32 (8.94%) Scrum
11 31 (8.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (8.38%) Retail
13 27 (7.54%) Migration
14 26 (7.26%) Banking
15 25 (6.98%) Test Scripting
16 24 (6.70%) Data Analysis
17 23 (6.42%) Oracle
17 23 (6.42%) SQL Server
17 23 (6.42%) .NET
17 23 (6.42%) CRM
17 23 (6.42%) User Stories
18 19 (5.31%) Change Management
18 19 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
19 18 (5.03%) Windows 7
19 18 (5.03%) E-Commerce
19 18 (5.03%) SAS
20 17 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (4.75%) Active Directory

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.03%) SAS
2 11 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (2.23%) nginx
5 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.84%) CMS
7 3 (0.84%) Apache
7 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.56%) IIS
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.56%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.56%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 36 (10.06%) MS Office
3 14 (3.91%) MS Project
4 12 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.28%) Stata
7 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.56%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.96%) Internet
2 4 (1.12%) LAN
2 4 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.12%) WAN
2 4 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (0.56%) SMTP
3 2 (0.56%) DHCP
3 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.56%) VPN
3 2 (0.56%) DNS
3 2 (0.56%) SAN
3 2 (0.56%) VLAN
3 2 (0.56%) NAS
4 1 (0.28%) FWSM
4 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.12%) MySQL
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Essbase
8 1 (0.28%) MS Access
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.79%) JIRA
2 8 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.96%) LoadRunner
3 7 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.68%) JMeter
4 6 (1.68%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.40%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.40%) Selenium
6 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.84%) Maven
6 3 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.56%) MSTest
8 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.28%) JBehave
8 1 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 100 (27.93%) Finance
2 30 (8.38%) Retail
3 26 (7.26%) Banking
4 14 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.35%) Marketing
6 8 (2.23%) Legal
7 6 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.42%) .NET
2 11 (3.07%) HTML
3 9 (2.51%) XML
4 7 (1.96%) CSS
5 5 (1.40%) J2EE
5 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.40%) Web Services
6 4 (1.12%) SOAP
7 3 (0.84%) WCF
7 3 (0.84%) Spring
7 3 (0.84%) JSF
8 2 (0.56%) Struts
8 2 (0.56%) JSP
8 2 (0.56%) EJB
8 2 (0.56%) jQuery
9 1 (0.28%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.28%) Ajax
9 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.28%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.07%) NHS
2 9 (2.51%) IVR
3 8 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.68%) Statistics
5 6 (1.68%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.12%) Open Source
8 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.56%) Clustering
9 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.28%) FMCG
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.61%) Windows
2 18 (5.03%) Windows 7
3 17 (4.75%) Linux
4 14 (3.91%) Windows XP
5 13 (3.63%) UNIX
6 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.68%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Android
9 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.13%) Business Analysis
2 40 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (8.94%) Project Management
4 32 (8.94%) Scrum
5 31 (8.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (7.54%) Migration
7 25 (6.98%) Test Scripting
8 24 (6.70%) Data Analysis
9 23 (6.42%) CRM
9 23 (6.42%) User Stories
10 19 (5.31%) Change Management
11 18 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.75%) ITIL
13 14 (3.91%) UML
13 14 (3.91%) Software Testing
13 14 (3.91%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.63%) Test Strategy
15 12 (3.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (17.32%) SQL
2 13 (3.63%) Java
3 12 (3.35%) PHP
4 10 (2.79%) C#
5 8 (2.23%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.96%) Ruby
7 6 (1.68%) VBA
7 6 (1.68%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.12%) Perl
9 4 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.56%) C++
10 2 (0.56%) C
10 2 (0.56%) Python
10 2 (0.56%) Tcl
10 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (9.22%) ISEB
2 13 (3.63%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.96%) Degree
4 6 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCDST
7 1 (0.28%) MOS
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CCNP
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) QA
2 6 (1.68%) SLA
3 4 (1.12%) FATCA
4 3 (0.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.68%) Puppet
2 6 (1.68%) Capistrano
2 6 (1.68%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.42%) Oracle
3 12 (3.35%) Cisco
4 8 (2.23%) JD Edwards
4 8 (2.23%) Avaya
5 7 (1.96%) Genesys
5 7 (1.96%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.68%) SAP
7 5 (1.40%) Splunk
7 5 (1.40%) HP
8 3 (0.84%) VMware
9 2 (0.56%) Cognos
9 2 (0.56%) Lotus
9 2 (0.56%) Adobe
9 2 (0.56%) Juniper
9 2 (0.56%) jBASE
9 2 (0.56%) FatWire
9 2 (0.56%) Pega
10 1 (0.28%) Google
10 1 (0.28%) Zend
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