The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 25 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 33.33% 34.04% 28.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.78% 34.41% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 37
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.80 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.02% +2.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 93 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.67% 98.94% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 129
Median daily rate £396 £363 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 24 (46.15%) Banking
3 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
4 12 (23.08%) Retail
5 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (21.15%) QA
6 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.38%) Retail Banking
7 8 (15.38%) SoapUI
7 8 (15.38%) SOAP
8 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Groovy
9 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.62%) SQL
10 5 (9.62%) PMO
11 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 4 (7.69%) SAS
11 4 (7.69%) Cisco
11 4 (7.69%) CCNA
11 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (7.69%) Project Management
11 4 (7.69%) Data Management
11 4 (7.69%) Legal
11 4 (7.69%) Change Management
12 3 (5.77%) Firewall
12 3 (5.77%) CCSA
12 3 (5.77%) Migration
12 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint

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 4 (7.69%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.77%) MS Project
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
1 3 (5.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.85%) SMS
3 1 (1.92%) ATM
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA Agile
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 24 (46.15%) Banking
3 12 (23.08%) Retail
4 8 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) SOAP
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) AIX
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) Data Management
6 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Project Governance
8 2 (3.85%) SDLC
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) Groovy
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) CCNA
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.77%) CCSA
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) PMO
3 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.92%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) SAP