Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £357 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 20 November 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
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 29 56 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 27.10% 26.05% 34.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.16% 26.92% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 113
Halifax median daily rate £357 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.69% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £312 £289 £313
90th Percentile £458 £452 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 19
Halifax median hourly rate - - £12.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.16 £12.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +9.67% -17.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Halifax
Contract vacancies in Halifax with a recognized job title 103 208 270
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.74% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 172 200
Halifax median daily rate £393 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% -12.73%
10th Percentile £276 £283 £259
90th Percentile £501 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 £11.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £9.10 £9.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.10 £11.94 £16.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Halifax

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Halifax

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Halifax over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Halifax

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Halifax

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Halifax region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (79.31%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Banking
3 11 (37.93%) Retail Banking
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
7 5 (17.24%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) QA
9 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.34%) VBA
9 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
10 2 (6.90%) Validation
10 2 (6.90%) JIRA
10 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
10 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
11 1 (3.45%) Use Case
11 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Test Management
11 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
11 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 23 (79.31%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Banking
3 11 (37.93%) Retail Banking
4 5 (17.24%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.45%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Data Flow Diagram
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Lotus