Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 135 141 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.30% 6.63% 6.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.71% 19.03% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 94 150
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £213 £233 £309
90th Percentile £550 £596 £601
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate £13.91 - £16.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.91 £34.24 £16.00
% change year-on-year -59.38% +114.00% +60.00%

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 652 741 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.62% 34.84% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 503 625
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £290 £294 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25% +34.96%
10th Percentile £9.45 £10.75 £9.05
90th Percentile £38.83 £26.25 £22.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.14 £13.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.98% -10.58% +10.71%

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 27 May 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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 70 (51.85%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.74%) Finance
4 26 (19.26%) Java
5 23 (17.04%) Degree
6 22 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
7 21 (15.56%) User Experience
8 20 (14.81%) .NET
9 19 (14.07%) PHP
10 18 (13.33%) SQL
10 18 (13.33%) Microservices
10 18 (13.33%) Analytics
10 18 (13.33%) Apple iOS
11 17 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (12.59%) Jenkins
11 17 (12.59%) Decision-Making
11 17 (12.59%) Project Management
11 17 (12.59%) Android
12 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.37%) Node.js
14 14 (10.37%) Market Research
14 14 (10.37%) DevOps
14 14 (10.37%) Psychology
14 14 (10.37%) SLA
15 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
15 13 (9.63%) Web Services
15 13 (9.63%) Data Modelling
15 13 (9.63%) Usability Testing

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 (6.67%) SAS
2 7 (5.19%) CMS
3 6 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.74%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.74%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.44%) PaaS
3 6 (4.44%) SaaS
4 5 (3.70%) IaaS
5 4 (2.96%) Force.com
5 4 (2.96%) Office 365
5 4 (2.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) ATM
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) Skype
2 1 (0.74%) SMS
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.22%) MySQL
3 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.48%) Big Data
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) OLAP
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.74%) Power BI
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.22%) AppVeyor
4 3 (2.22%) CircleCI
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.22%) Subversion
5 2 (1.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.74%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.74%) Appium
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.74%) Gradle
6 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.74%) JMeter
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.74%) ProC
6 1 (0.74%) Selenium
6 1 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Banking
2 8 (5.93%) Legal
3 6 (4.44%) Marketing
3 6 (4.44%) Military
3 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (22.22%) Analyst
2 21 (15.56%) Developer
2 21 (15.56%) User Researcher
3 12 (8.89%) Architect
4 11 (8.15%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.15%) Data Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Applications Architect
6 7 (5.19%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.70%) Designer
8 5 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (2.96%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.81%) .NET
2 14 (10.37%) Node.js
3 13 (9.63%) Web Services
4 9 (6.67%) HTML
5 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (5.93%) jQuery
6 6 (4.44%) CSS
6 6 (4.44%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 6 (4.44%) XML
7 5 (3.70%) React
8 4 (2.96%) Visualforce
9 3 (2.22%) JSON
9 3 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.22%) REST
9 3 (2.22%) SOAP
10 2 (1.48%) Ajax
11 1 (0.74%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) User Experience
2 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.19%) NHS
4 6 (4.44%) PMI
5 5 (3.70%) Blog
5 5 (3.70%) Clustering
5 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.74%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.74%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 17 (12.59%) Android
3 10 (7.41%) Linux
4 9 (6.67%) Windows
5 8 (5.93%) Unix
6 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.96%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.48%) AIX
8 2 (1.48%) CentOS
8 2 (1.48%) HPUX
8 2 (1.48%) Solaris
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.85%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (13.33%) Analytics
4 18 (13.33%) Microservices
5 17 (12.59%) Decision-Making
5 17 (12.59%) Project Management
6 15 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (10.37%) DevOps
7 14 (10.37%) Market Research
7 14 (10.37%) Psychology
8 13 (9.63%) Data Modelling
8 13 (9.63%) SDLC
8 13 (9.63%) Usability Testing
9 12 (8.89%) OOP
9 12 (8.89%) Qualitative Research
9 12 (8.89%) Quantitative Research
9 12 (8.89%) TDD
10 11 (8.15%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.26%) Java
2 19 (14.07%) PHP
3 18 (13.33%) SQL
4 11 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.67%) C#
6 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.96%) Apex Code
7 4 (2.96%) SOQL
8 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) COBOL
9 1 (0.74%) Delphi
9 1 (0.74%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.19%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.22%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.48%) CISMP
6 2 (1.48%) CRISC
6 2 (1.48%) SANS
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) SLA
2 8 (5.93%) QA
3 6 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.48%) GDPR
5 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.48%) PMO
6 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Marathon
1 5 (3.70%) Mesos
1 5 (3.70%) Puppet
1 5 (3.70%) Salt
2 1 (0.74%) Grafana
2 1 (0.74%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.74%) SCCM
2 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) Xamarin
2 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle
4 6 (4.44%) F5
4 6 (4.44%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.44%) Xerox
5 5 (3.70%) Brocade
5 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.96%) SAP
7 3 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) IBM
8 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.48%) Tableau
9 1 (0.74%) Apple
9 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix
9 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.74%) Splunk