Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 337 354 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.94% 13.53% 17.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.47% 14.12% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 229 470
Leeds median daily rate £363 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £204 £213 £234
90th Percentile £463 £471 £471
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.50% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 43
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +16.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.20 £9.26
90th Percentile £20.53 £19.40 £16.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -17.24%

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 2178 2507 3098
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 95.83% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1665 2141
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 97
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.60 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 98 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.33%) Finance
3 52 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (12.46%) Microsoft
5 41 (12.17%) SQL
5 41 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (11.57%) Business Analysis
7 34 (10.09%) Active Directory
8 31 (9.20%) Windows
9 29 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
10 28 (8.31%) Scrum
10 28 (8.31%) User Stories
11 25 (7.42%) CRM
11 25 (7.42%) ITIL
12 24 (7.12%) Banking
12 24 (7.12%) PMO
13 23 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 22 (6.53%) Test Scripting
14 22 (6.53%) GDPR
15 21 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (6.23%) Project Management
15 21 (6.23%) Data Modelling
16 20 (5.93%) ISEB
17 19 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
18 18 (5.34%) Change Management
18 18 (5.34%) Selenium
19 17 (5.04%) SDLC
19 17 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (4.75%) MS Visio
20 16 (4.75%) Java

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 (4.15%) SAS
2 11 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.67%) Confluence
5 6 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.19%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.89%) CMS
7 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.30%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 29 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (4.75%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Actimize
3 1 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.45%) Office 365
2 6 (1.78%) SaaS
3 5 (1.48%) Slack
3 5 (1.48%) Trello
4 3 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) Force.com
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.30%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.48%) Firewall
2 4 (1.19%) Intranet
2 4 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (1.19%) SNMP
3 3 (0.89%) Internet
3 3 (0.89%) MPLS
3 3 (0.89%) WAN
4 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.78%) MS Access
5 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.19%) Base SAS
5 4 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.89%) Big Data
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.89%) Power BI
6 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.59%) MySQL
7 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.34%) Selenium
2 16 (4.75%) JIRA
3 11 (3.26%) SoapUI
4 9 (2.67%) HP UFT
5 8 (2.37%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.08%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.48%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.30%) Appium
11 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.30%) JMeter
11 1 (0.30%) JUnit
11 1 (0.30%) RSpec
General
1 82 (24.33%) Finance
2 24 (7.12%) Banking
3 10 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.37%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.08%) Retail
6 6 (1.78%) Marketing
6 6 (1.78%) Publishing
7 4 (1.19%) Law
8 3 (0.89%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) iGaming
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.56%) .NET
2 6 (1.78%) Web Services
2 6 (1.78%) XML
3 5 (1.48%) SOAP
4 3 (0.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.89%) HTML
4 3 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.89%) WSDL
5 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.59%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) COM
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.30%) Kafka
6 1 (0.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.15%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.78%) User Experience
5 5 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.48%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.48%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.19%) NHS
7 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.59%) Robotics
7 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.30%) BYOD
8 1 (0.30%) CMDB
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.30%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.20%) Windows
2 15 (4.45%) Windows 10
2 15 (4.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.78%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.48%) Unix
5 4 (1.19%) Android
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (11.57%) Business Analysis
4 28 (8.31%) Scrum
4 28 (8.31%) User Stories
5 25 (7.42%) CRM
5 25 (7.42%) ITIL
6 22 (6.53%) Test Scripting
7 21 (6.23%) Data Modelling
7 21 (6.23%) Project Management
7 21 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (5.34%) Change Management
9 17 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.04%) SDLC
10 16 (4.75%) Migration
11 15 (4.45%) Analytics
11 15 (4.45%) Data Protection
12 14 (4.15%) Acceptance Criteria
12 14 (4.15%) Test Automation
12 14 (4.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.17%) SQL
2 16 (4.75%) Java
3 6 (1.78%) C#
4 4 (1.19%) COBOL
4 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.19%) Python
5 3 (0.89%) C
5 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.89%) Ruby
5 3 (0.89%) Scala
5 3 (0.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.89%) VBA
5 3 (0.89%) VBScript
6 2 (0.59%) Elixir
6 2 (0.59%) R
6 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (5.93%) ISEB
2 11 (3.26%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.67%) Degree
4 8 (2.37%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.19%) CCNA
6 4 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.59%) CBAP
9 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) IIBA
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.12%) PMO
2 22 (6.53%) GDPR
3 5 (1.48%) QA
4 4 (1.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (2.37%) SCCM
2 4 (1.19%) WMI
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.75%) Oracle
3 10 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.37%) Cisco
4 8 (2.37%) HP
5 5 (1.48%) Apple
5 5 (1.48%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.48%) VMware
6 4 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (0.89%) Tableau
8 2 (0.59%) Datameer
8 2 (0.59%) IronPort
8 2 (0.59%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.59%) Nuxeo
8 2 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.30%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) McAfee
9 1 (0.30%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.30%) Sage
9 1 (0.30%) Splunk