Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 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.

Data Analyst
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 124 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 19 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.86% 0.73% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.76% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 23
Leeds median daily rate £365 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +5.77% +52.94%
10th Percentile £220 £191 £233
90th Percentile £475 £493 £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -3.57% +8.53% +16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.69 £9.50
% change year-on-year -4.12% +75.66% -36.67%

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 2143 2506 3095
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.80% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1672 2144
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 £561 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Leeds

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Leeds

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Leeds

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Data Mapping
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (10.53%) Power BI
6 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
6 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (10.53%) SAS
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) MS Access
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse

Data 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 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) MS Access
2 2 (10.53%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 1 (5.26%) BODI
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Data Mapping
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle