Period
to 20 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

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
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 250 339 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.14% 13.28% 15.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.89% 13.87% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 230 240
Leeds median daily rate £375 £371 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -0.20% +6.29%
10th Percentile £174 £212 £225
90th Percentile £488 £469 £463
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 6
Leeds median hourly rate £18.52 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.67% +5.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.10 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.27 £29.00 £16.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £15.15 £11.00
% change year-on-year +7.26% +37.73% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 1,800 2,444 2,119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 95.77% 98.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,250 1,685 1,445
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £288 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 64 19
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £21.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +47.41% +16.00%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.70 £31.21
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Leeds

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 65 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.60%) Microsoft
3 47 (18.80%) Finance
4 46 (18.40%) SQL
5 39 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
6 34 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (10.00%) Windows
8 25 (10.00%) Analytics
9 22 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (8.40%) User Stories
10 21 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (8.00%) ITIL
12 19 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (7.60%) JIRA
13 18 (7.20%) Test Automation
13 18 (7.20%) API Testing
14 17 (6.80%) NHS
14 17 (6.80%) Migration
14 17 (6.80%) Retail
15 16 (6.40%) Active Directory
15 16 (6.40%) Service Management
15 16 (6.40%) Security Cleared
16 15 (6.00%) Office 365
16 15 (6.00%) Scrum
16 15 (6.00%) Google
16 15 (6.00%) Test Scripting
16 15 (6.00%) Workshop Facilitation
16 15 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
17 14 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (5.60%) SAS
2 8 (3.20%) CMS
2 8 (3.20%) Confluence
3 3 (1.20%) Apache
3 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.60%) SPSS
5 2 (0.80%) Stata
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (1.60%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.00%) Office 365
2 10 (4.00%) Google Analytics
2 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (3.20%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.80%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.20%) WAN
2 6 (2.40%) Internet
2 6 (2.40%) LAN
3 5 (2.00%) DNS
4 3 (1.20%) Firewall
4 3 (1.20%) FTP
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.80%) DHCP
5 2 (0.80%) Intranet
5 2 (0.80%) Skype
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.80%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.80%) Qlik Sense
4 6 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.60%) MySQL
5 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.20%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.20%) Parquet
7 2 (0.80%) Power BI
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (7.60%) JIRA
2 12 (4.80%) Selenium
3 10 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.20%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.60%) JMeter
7 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.20%) Gatling
8 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.40%) Maven
9 1 (0.40%) ProC
9 1 (0.40%) TestNG
9 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (18.80%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Retail
3 12 (4.80%) Legal
4 10 (4.00%) Banking
5 7 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.00%) Marketing
6 5 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.60%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.20%) HTML
1 8 (3.20%) jQuery
2 7 (2.80%) RESTful
2 7 (2.80%) Web Services
3 4 (1.60%) REST
4 3 (1.20%) Keycloak
4 3 (1.20%) SOAP
5 2 (0.80%) COM
6 1 (0.40%) COM+
6 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.40%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.80%) NHS
3 15 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.00%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.20%) iPad
8 3 (1.20%) iPhone
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.80%) PMI
9 2 (0.80%) Pricing Data
9 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.00%) Windows
2 11 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.20%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.00%) Android
6 4 (1.60%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.60%) Windows NT
6 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.20%) Linux
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (10.00%) Analytics
4 22 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (8.40%) User Stories
6 20 (8.00%) ITIL
7 19 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (7.20%) API Testing
8 18 (7.20%) Test Automation
9 17 (6.80%) Migration
10 16 (6.40%) Service Management
11 15 (6.00%) Scrum
11 15 (6.00%) Test Scripting
11 15 (6.00%) Workshop Facilitation
12 14 (5.60%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.60%) Change Management
12 14 (5.60%) Integration Testing
12 14 (5.60%) Tag Management
12 14 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (5.20%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.40%) SQL
2 10 (4.00%) Java
3 8 (3.20%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.20%) Python
4 4 (1.60%) Java 8
5 3 (1.20%) R
6 2 (0.80%) C#
6 2 (0.80%) VBA
7 1 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.40%) PROC SQL
7 1 (0.40%) Scala
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (4.00%) Degree
3 7 (2.80%) ISEB
4 6 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.60%) CISSP
6 4 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.60%) MCSE
6 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.20%) CBAP
7 3 (1.20%) CISM
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CISMP
9 1 (0.40%) IIBA
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) SLA
2 9 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.40%) QA
4 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.00%) PMO
5 4 (1.60%) HL7
6 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Firmware
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (3.20%) Matomo
2 6 (2.40%) CASB
2 6 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.20%) Terraform
4 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.00%) Google
3 12 (4.80%) Tableau
4 11 (4.40%) Adobe
4 11 (4.40%) ServiceNow
5 10 (4.00%) Alteryx
6 8 (3.20%) Splunk
7 7 (2.80%) HP
7 7 (2.80%) SAP
7 7 (2.80%) Symantec
8 6 (2.40%) McAfee
9 4 (1.60%) Cisco
9 4 (1.60%) Databricks
9 4 (1.60%) Netskope
9 4 (1.60%) Oracle
10 3 (1.20%) Citrix
10 3 (1.20%) Remedy
11 2 (0.80%) Autodesk
11 2 (0.80%) BT
11 2 (0.80%) VMware