The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £341 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
Rank 82 91 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.63% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.65% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £341 £369 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.52% +28.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £415 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £15.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year +9.96% -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 976 1380 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.21% 96.64% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 963 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Leeds

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) SAS
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (8.33%) SAS Visual Analytics

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Economics
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Research
3 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle