The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 29 38 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 40.28% 26.03% 34.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.03% 26.21% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 59
Median daily rate £373 £403 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £445 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

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 69 145 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 95.83% 99.32% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 438 405
Median daily rate £373 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.83 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.42 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.23 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 June 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 39 (72.22%) Finance
2 25 (46.30%) Banking
3 18 (33.33%) Retail
4 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (24.07%) Business Analysis
6 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.96%) QA
9 7 (12.96%) SQL
9 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
10 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.11%) Change Management
10 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
11 5 (9.26%) PMO
11 5 (9.26%) Network Security
11 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.26%) Firewall
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco
11 5 (9.26%) Legal
11 5 (9.26%) CCSA
11 5 (9.26%) CCNA
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
11 5 (9.26%) Project Management
11 5 (9.26%) XML
11 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
12 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 3 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
1 5 (9.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 39 (72.22%) Finance
2 25 (46.30%) Banking
3 18 (33.33%) Retail
4 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
5 5 (9.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Android
1 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.07%) Business Analysis
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.11%) Change Management
6 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
6 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.56%) Data Management
8 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Data Privacy
9 2 (3.70%) Defect Management
9 2 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Migration
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (3.70%) Workflow
10 1 (1.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Groovy
3 3 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) CCNA
1 5 (9.26%) CCSA
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) PMO
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) SAP