Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 374 293 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.78% 13.92% 14.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.32% 14.26% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 198 277
Leeds median daily rate £373 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.56% +1.79% -
10th Percentile £242 £200 £170
90th Percentile £475 £477 £453
West Yorkshire median daily rate £373 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.71% +4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.17 £10.90 £10.20
90th Percentile £14.00 £13.50 £17.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.12 £10.31 £13.00
% change year-on-year +37.02% -20.73% -4.59%

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 2,441 2,055 2,821
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.62% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,679 1,361 1,966
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year - +1.14% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 54
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £13.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.15% +8.76% +0.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £29.13 £19.93
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.83 £12.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +21.02% -2.00% -8.05%

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 22 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 165 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (22.73%) Finance
4 65 (17.38%) Business Analysis
5 50 (13.37%) SQL
6 44 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 41 (10.96%) Scrum
8 40 (10.70%) User Stories
9 37 (9.89%) Test Automation
10 35 (9.36%) SDLC
11 34 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 31 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (8.02%) Selenium
13 30 (8.02%) Windows
13 30 (8.02%) GDPR
14 28 (7.49%) JIRA
15 27 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
16 26 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (6.95%) C#
17 25 (6.68%) Java
17 25 (6.68%) Active Directory
18 24 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (6.15%) Software Delivery
19 23 (6.15%) Migration
20 22 (5.88%) Data Analysis
21 21 (5.61%) SQL Server
21 21 (5.61%) QA
22 20 (5.35%) Banking
23 19 (5.08%) E-Commerce

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 17 (4.55%) SAS
2 9 (2.41%) Confluence
3 6 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Jadu
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.53%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.48%) SaaS
2 11 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.14%) IaaS
3 8 (2.14%) PaaS
3 8 (2.14%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (1.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (0.80%) Office 365
6 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.60%) Firewall
2 4 (1.07%) SMS
3 3 (0.80%) VPN
4 1 (0.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.48%) Power BI
3 11 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.14%) Big Data
5 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.80%) QlikView
5 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.53%) OLAP
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (8.02%) Selenium
2 28 (7.49%) JIRA
3 17 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 16 (4.28%) SoapUI
5 8 (2.14%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.87%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.60%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.34%) JMeter
8 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.07%) Appium
10 3 (0.80%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.80%) fastlane
10 3 (0.80%) Gradle
10 3 (0.80%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.80%) TestComplete
10 3 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 85 (22.73%) Finance
2 20 (5.35%) Banking
3 12 (3.21%) Retail
4 8 (2.14%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.87%) Legal
6 6 (1.60%) Marketing
7 3 (0.80%) Automotive
7 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.21%) Web Services
2 9 (2.41%) SOAP
3 8 (2.14%) .NET
4 4 (1.07%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.80%) Gherkin
5 3 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.80%) XML
6 2 (0.53%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.27%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.27%) Chai
7 1 (0.27%) JSON
7 1 (0.27%) Kafka
7 1 (0.27%) ODBC
7 1 (0.27%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.27%) Spring
7 1 (0.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.94%) NHS
4 9 (2.41%) User Experience
5 6 (1.60%) iPhone
6 5 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.53%) PKI
9 1 (0.27%) Clustering
9 1 (0.27%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.27%) IVR
9 1 (0.27%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.02%) Windows
2 13 (3.48%) Android
3 10 (2.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.14%) Linux
4 8 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Unix
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (17.38%) Business Analysis
4 41 (10.96%) Scrum
5 40 (10.70%) User Stories
6 37 (9.89%) Test Automation
7 35 (9.36%) SDLC
8 34 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 26 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (6.15%) Migration
11 23 (6.15%) Software Delivery
12 22 (5.88%) Data Analysis
13 19 (5.08%) E-Commerce
14 18 (4.81%) API Testing
14 18 (4.81%) Change Control
14 18 (4.81%) ETL
15 17 (4.55%) Analytics
15 17 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (13.37%) SQL
2 26 (6.95%) C#
3 25 (6.68%) Java
4 11 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.80%) VBA
7 2 (0.53%) Ruby
7 2 (0.53%) Scala
7 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.53%) VBScript
8 1 (0.27%) COBOL
8 1 (0.27%) Groovy
8 1 (0.27%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.14%) ISEB
2 8 (2.14%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.87%) IIBA
3 7 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.60%) Degree
5 5 (1.34%) CEH
5 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.07%) CCSP
7 3 (0.80%) CCSA
7 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.53%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) CBAP
9 1 (0.27%) CRISC
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.02%) GDPR
2 21 (5.61%) QA
3 15 (4.01%) PMO
4 11 (2.94%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.60%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.07%) SLA
7 3 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.80%) PSD2
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) CASB
2 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.27%) Grafana
3 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) Nessus
3 1 (0.27%) Nmap
3 1 (0.27%) OpenView
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) QRadar
3 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.48%) VMware
3 11 (2.94%) SAP
4 10 (2.67%) Oracle
5 6 (1.60%) Capita
6 5 (1.34%) Intel
6 5 (1.34%) McAfee
7 4 (1.07%) Citrix
7 4 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.80%) Cadence
8 3 (0.80%) HP
8 3 (0.80%) Splunk
9 2 (0.53%) Cisco
9 2 (0.53%) Cognos
9 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.53%) Tableau
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe
10 1 (0.27%) Avature
10 1 (0.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.27%) iManage