Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 133 151 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.59% 6.75% 6.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.95% 23.30% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 122 112
Leeds median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.92%
10th Percentile £259 £264 £313
90th Percentile £575 £615 £549
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.71% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.24 £32.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -37.72% +73.84% +83.28%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 741 648 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.12% 28.97% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 490 547
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 13
Leeds median hourly rate £16.87 £16.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +36.52% -21.87%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.10 £10.54
90th Percentile £24.87 £21.40 £16.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.15 £15.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.13% +3.97% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Leeds

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Leeds

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Leeds over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Leeds

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Leeds

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Leeds over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 53 (39.85%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.08%) SQL
4 36 (27.07%) Finance
5 25 (18.80%) Degree
5 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
6 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
7 22 (16.54%) Web Services
8 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (13.53%) ETL
10 17 (12.78%) Linux
10 17 (12.78%) Validation
11 16 (12.03%) Analytical Thinking
12 15 (11.28%) Migration
12 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (11.28%) Relational Database
13 14 (10.53%) Java
13 14 (10.53%) Decision-Making
14 13 (9.77%) Management Information System
14 13 (9.77%) Scrum
14 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (9.02%) C#
16 11 (8.27%) Windows
16 11 (8.27%) Python
16 11 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (8.27%) Marketing
16 11 (8.27%) Information Security

Analytical Skills
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 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.02%) SAS
3 6 (4.51%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.76%) Confluence
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.75%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.50%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.75%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.75%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.01%) Force.com
3 4 (3.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.26%) Serverless
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon SageMaker
5 2 (1.50%) Office 365
5 2 (1.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Firewall
2 2 (1.50%) BGP
2 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) OSPF
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.75%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) MPLS
3 1 (0.75%) NX-OS
3 1 (0.75%) SMS
3 1 (0.75%) VoIP
3 1 (0.75%) VPLS
3 1 (0.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) WAN
3 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.51%) Data Mining
7 6 (4.51%) MS Access
7 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.76%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (3.76%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (3.01%) Big Data
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.26%) MySQL
10 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.26%) Power BI
10 3 (2.26%) QlikView
11 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) JIRA
2 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.26%) JUnit
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.26%) Subversion
5 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.50%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.50%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.50%) Maven
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.50%) ProC
6 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (27.07%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Marketing
3 9 (6.77%) Banking
4 8 (6.02%) Legal
5 5 (3.76%) Retail
6 3 (2.26%) Back Office
7 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Analyst
2 23 (17.29%) Developer
3 16 (12.03%) Data Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Architect
6 9 (6.77%) Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Information Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) User Researcher
8 6 (4.51%) Salesforce Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.76%) Data Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) SQL Data Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) C# Architect
10 4 (3.01%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.26%) Administrator
11 3 (2.26%) Field Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.54%) Web Services
2 7 (5.26%) XML
3 6 (4.51%) .NET
3 6 (4.51%) HTML
3 6 (4.51%) Visualforce
4 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.76%) CSS
4 5 (3.76%) JSON
4 5 (3.76%) REST
4 5 (3.76%) SOAP
5 4 (3.01%) J2EE
5 4 (3.01%) Middleware
6 3 (2.26%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.26%) RxJS
7 2 (1.50%) jQuery
7 2 (1.50%) Kafka
7 2 (1.50%) OC4J
7 2 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.50%) SAML
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.52%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.76%) NHS
3 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.50%) Blog
6 2 (1.50%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Linux
2 11 (8.27%) Windows
3 9 (6.77%) Unix
4 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.50%) AIX
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.85%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.53%) ETL
4 17 (12.78%) Validation
5 16 (12.03%) Analytical Thinking
6 15 (11.28%) Migration
6 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.53%) Decision-Making
8 13 (9.77%) Scrum
9 12 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.27%) Information Security
10 11 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.27%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.52%) Analytics
11 10 (7.52%) Change Management
11 10 (7.52%) Data Analysis
12 9 (6.77%) Business Analysis
12 9 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) SQL
2 14 (10.53%) Java
3 12 (9.02%) C#
4 11 (8.27%) Python
5 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.26%) Apex Code
7 6 (4.51%) SOQL
8 3 (2.26%) Perl
8 3 (2.26%) Scala
8 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.26%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.50%) C
9 2 (1.50%) COBOL
9 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.50%) VBA
10 1 (0.75%) Delphi
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (18.80%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) CISM
2 7 (5.26%) CISSP
3 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.26%) MCITP
4 3 (2.26%) MCSE
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.50%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.50%) ISEB
5 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.50%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) CCIE
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) CRISC
6 1 (0.75%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.26%) GxP
3 6 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.76%) PMO
5 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.26%) QA
7 2 (1.50%) P3O
7 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.75%) GDPR
8 1 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.26%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Aspera SmartTrack
1 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.26%) SCCM
1 3 (2.26%) Terraform
2 2 (1.50%) Ansible
2 2 (1.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.75%) Nessus
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle
3 7 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.26%) Splunk
4 6 (4.51%) Cisco
4 6 (4.51%) SAP
5 5 (3.76%) HP
5 5 (3.76%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.01%) Brocade
6 4 (3.01%) McAfee
6 4 (3.01%) RedGate
7 3 (2.26%) Adobe
7 3 (2.26%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.26%) Remedy
7 3 (2.26%) Tableau
8 2 (1.50%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix
9 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards