Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 363 286 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.31% 12.76% 17.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.98% 13.29% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 178 378
Leeds median daily rate £363 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +1.56%
10th Percentile £208 £135 £200
90th Percentile £475 £475 £463
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +5.99% +5.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 20
Leeds median hourly rate £15.75 £14.57 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.14% -2.90% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.19 £11.15 £9.48
90th Percentile £16.50 £20.85 £23.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.89% -8.62%

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 2,271 2,152 2,816
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 95.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,592 1,376 1,912
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 44 72
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -5.58% +14.38%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.29 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +17.20% -7.41% +8.00%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018, 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.

1 122 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (22.59%) Finance
4 55 (15.15%) Business Analysis
5 54 (14.88%) SQL
6 39 (10.74%) Microsoft
7 36 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (9.64%) GDPR
9 32 (8.82%) User Stories
10 30 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
11 29 (7.99%) Windows
12 28 (7.71%) Scrum
12 28 (7.71%) SDLC
13 27 (7.44%) JIRA
13 27 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (7.16%) Active Directory
15 25 (6.89%) Banking
16 24 (6.61%) Data Analysis
16 24 (6.61%) ITIL
17 22 (6.06%) Data Modelling
17 22 (6.06%) Test Scripting
18 21 (5.79%) Data Protection
18 21 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (5.79%) SQL Server
19 20 (5.51%) SAS
20 18 (4.96%) Oracle
20 18 (4.96%) QA
20 18 (4.96%) Test Automation
21 17 (4.68%) Analytics
21 17 (4.68%) Microsoft Office

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 20 (5.51%) SAS
2 12 (3.31%) Confluence
3 5 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.28%) Actimize
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.86%) Office 365
2 12 (3.31%) SaaS
3 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.65%) IaaS
5 6 (1.65%) PaaS
5 6 (1.65%) Trello
6 5 (1.38%) Slack
6 5 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.38%) Firewall
2 4 (1.10%) Internet
3 3 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) Skype
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.86%) Power BI
4 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.65%) Big Data
6 5 (1.38%) MS Access
7 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.10%) QlikView
7 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.55%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.55%) MySQL
9 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 27 (7.44%) JIRA
2 12 (3.31%) Selenium
3 11 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 7 (1.93%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.65%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.10%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.28%) JUnit
9 1 (0.28%) Protractor
9 1 (0.28%) Redmine
9 1 (0.28%) RSpec
General
1 82 (22.59%) Finance
2 25 (6.89%) Banking
3 9 (2.48%) Retail
3 9 (2.48%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.10%) Marketing
6 3 (0.83%) Automotive
6 3 (0.83%) Games
7 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.55%) Law
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.93%) Web Services
2 6 (1.65%) .NET
3 5 (1.38%) SOAP
3 5 (1.38%) XML
4 4 (1.10%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.83%) HTML
5 3 (0.83%) Middleware
5 3 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.55%) WSDL
7 1 (0.28%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.28%) CSS
7 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.28%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.28%) Spring
7 1 (0.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (1.93%) NHS
4 6 (1.65%) iPhone
5 5 (1.38%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.38%) User Experience
6 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.55%) IVR
8 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.55%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.55%) Robotics
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.99%) Windows
2 15 (4.13%) Windows 10
3 14 (3.86%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.31%) Android
5 4 (1.10%) Linux
5 4 (1.10%) Unix
5 4 (1.10%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (15.15%) Business Analysis
4 32 (8.82%) User Stories
5 28 (7.71%) Scrum
5 28 (7.71%) SDLC
6 27 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (6.61%) Data Analysis
7 24 (6.61%) ITIL
8 22 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 22 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 21 (5.79%) Data Protection
9 21 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (4.96%) Test Automation
11 17 (4.68%) Analytics
11 17 (4.68%) CRM
12 16 (4.41%) Migration
12 16 (4.41%) Project Management
12 16 (4.41%) Software Delivery
12 16 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (14.88%) SQL
2 16 (4.41%) Java
3 8 (2.20%) C#
3 8 (2.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.10%) Scala
4 4 (1.10%) VBA
5 3 (0.83%) COBOL
5 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.83%) R
5 3 (0.83%) Ruby
6 2 (0.55%) C
6 2 (0.55%) Elixir
6 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) Groovy
7 1 (0.28%) Python
7 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (2.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.93%) Degree
3 6 (1.65%) IIBA
3 6 (1.65%) ISEB
3 6 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.83%) CCSA
5 3 (0.83%) CCSP
5 3 (0.83%) CEH
5 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.55%) CBAP
6 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.28%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.64%) GDPR
2 18 (4.96%) QA
3 15 (4.13%) PMO
4 8 (2.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.83%) SLA
6 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.55%) PSD2
7 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.96%) Oracle
3 8 (2.20%) SAP
3 8 (2.20%) VMware
4 5 (1.38%) Intel
4 5 (1.38%) McAfee
4 5 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.10%) Apple
6 3 (0.83%) Datameer
6 3 (0.83%) Tableau
7 2 (0.55%) Capita
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco
7 2 (0.55%) Citrix
7 2 (0.55%) Cognos
7 2 (0.55%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.28%) HP
8 1 (0.28%) Nuxeo
8 1 (0.28%) Progress
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud