The table below looks at the statistics for the Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 79 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 27 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 0.70% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.75% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Data 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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1544 930 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.73% 92.81% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 604 481
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (51.79%) Data Analysis
2 28 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
4 18 (32.14%) Finance
5 17 (30.36%) MS Access
6 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
8 10 (17.86%) VB
8 10 (17.86%) Time Management
9 8 (14.29%) Data Validation
9 8 (14.29%) Validation
10 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (10.71%) Marketing
11 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
11 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.93%) Project Management
12 4 (7.14%) NHS
12 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (7.14%) UML
12 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
12 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
12 4 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (7.14%) Degree
12 4 (7.14%) Banking
12 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
12 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.14%) Dashboard Development

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Data 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 Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.79%) FastStats
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) MS Access
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) QlikView
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) NHS
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Data Analysis
2 10 (17.86%) Time Management
3 8 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 8 (14.29%) Validation
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
4 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
5 4 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.14%) UML
5 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (5.36%) Coaching
6 3 (5.36%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.36%) RUP
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) VB
3 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.36%) VBA
5 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) PhD
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Computacenter
2 3 (5.36%) Tableau