Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 12 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 560 481 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.54% 16.30% 16.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.24% 16.78% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 346 392
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +0.07% -
10th Percentile £230 £200 £207
90th Percentile £460 £449 £470
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.82% +14.58%
10th Percentile £11.60 £9.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £22.62 £17.55 £23.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +9.29% -1.75% +9.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,249 2,867 3,558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 97.15% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,199 1,962 2,327
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £258 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 82 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.36 £14.10 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.95% +4.44% -0.70%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.09
90th Percentile £26.50 £24.76 £24.74
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.01%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in West Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in West Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in West Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in West Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in West Yorkshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 343 £365 +0.69% 69
Bradford -2 78 £380 +8.57% 17
Halifax 0 42 £400 +11.97% 6
Pontefract +7 15 - -
Wakefield -8 11 £438 +75.00% 3
Elland +2 5 £118 -
Bingley - 5 £375 - 2
Pudsey +2 4 £425 +13.33%
Huddersfield -6 3 £425 +61.90% 6
Brighouse +1 2 £175 -
Wetherby 0 1 - - 1
Analyst
Yorkshire

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 172 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (21.43%) Finance
3 111 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (16.61%) Microsoft
5 89 (15.89%) Business Analysis
6 67 (11.96%) SQL
7 60 (10.71%) Retail
8 59 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
9 57 (10.18%) Windows
10 55 (9.82%) User Stories
11 51 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
12 46 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
12 46 (8.21%) Test Scripting
13 44 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 40 (7.14%) Information Security
15 36 (6.43%) E-Commerce
15 36 (6.43%) SQL Server
16 35 (6.25%) Data Analysis
16 35 (6.25%) GDPR
17 34 (6.07%) Active Directory
18 33 (5.89%) JIRA
18 33 (5.89%) Test Automation
18 33 (5.89%) SDLC
19 32 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
20 30 (5.36%) Scrum
21 27 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (4.64%) Banking
23 25 (4.46%) SharePoint
23 25 (4.46%) SAP
24 24 (4.29%) Oracle

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 25 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.68%) Confluence
3 11 (1.96%) SAS
4 9 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (1.25%) CMS
7 4 (0.71%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.54%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.89%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.89%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.18%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.50%) Office 365
2 13 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.71%) Slack
4 4 (0.71%) Trello
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.86%) Internet
2 12 (2.14%) Firewall
3 11 (1.96%) LAN
4 7 (1.25%) WAN
5 6 (1.07%) DNS
6 5 (0.89%) HTTP
7 4 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.71%) VPN
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.54%) DHCP
8 3 (0.54%) SMS
8 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.54%) Wireless
9 2 (0.36%) FTP
9 2 (0.36%) Network Security
9 2 (0.36%) SAN
9 2 (0.36%) SSH
9 2 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.79%) MS Access
6 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.25%) Big Data
8 6 (1.07%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.07%) Power BI
8 6 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.89%) MySQL
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.18%) QlikView
12 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (5.89%) JIRA
2 17 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.32%) Selenium
4 9 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.43%) JMeter
6 6 (1.07%) Gatling
6 6 (1.07%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.07%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.89%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.71%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.71%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.36%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.36%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 120 (21.43%) Finance
2 60 (10.71%) Retail
3 26 (4.64%) Banking
4 20 (3.57%) Legal
5 16 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.32%) Marketing
6 13 (2.32%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.25%) Games
8 6 (1.07%) Law
9 5 (0.89%) Publishing
10 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.14%) .NET
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.89%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.89%) Web Services
4 3 (0.54%) XML
5 2 (0.36%) HTML
6 1 (0.18%) COM
6 1 (0.18%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
6 1 (0.18%) Middleware
6 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.18%) RESTful
6 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.50%) NHS
4 14 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.50%) User Experience
5 11 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.54%) Clustering
9 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.18%) BYOD
11 1 (0.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.18%) Windows
2 21 (3.75%) Unix
3 20 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 14 (2.50%) Windows 2000
4 14 (2.50%) Windows Vista
4 14 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 13 (2.32%) Linux
6 8 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.54%) Android
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Solaris
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (15.89%) Business Analysis
4 55 (9.82%) User Stories
5 46 (8.21%) Test Scripting
6 44 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (7.14%) Information Security
8 36 (6.43%) E-Commerce
9 35 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 33 (5.89%) SDLC
10 33 (5.89%) Test Automation
11 32 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (5.36%) Scrum
13 27 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (4.29%) Validation
14 24 (4.29%) Waterfall
14 24 (4.29%) Workshop Facilitation
15 22 (3.93%) Analytics
15 22 (3.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.96%) SQL
2 19 (3.39%) C#
3 13 (2.32%) Java
4 8 (1.43%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.89%) PHP
6 4 (0.71%) C
7 3 (0.54%) VBA
8 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.36%) Perl
9 1 (0.18%) COBOL
9 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (4.29%) Degree
1 24 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (3.57%) ISEB
2 20 (3.57%) MCSE
2 20 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.21%) MCP
3 18 (3.21%) MCSA
4 16 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.68%) CCNA
6 14 (2.50%) HNC
7 13 (2.32%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.79%) CISSP
10 7 (1.25%) IIBA
11 6 (1.07%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (0.71%) CBAP
12 4 (0.71%) CISM
12 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.25%) GDPR
2 23 (4.11%) PMO
3 16 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.50%) QA
5 9 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.43%) GxP
6 8 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.43%) SLA
7 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.54%) XenApp
5 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.36%) XenServer
6 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.25%) SCCM
2 5 (0.89%) Grafana
2 5 (0.89%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.71%) Nessus
3 4 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.54%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) Control-M
5 2 (0.36%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.36%) Nmap
5 2 (0.36%) QRadar
5 2 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.18%) Oozie
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 93 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.46%) SAP
3 24 (4.29%) Oracle
4 10 (1.79%) VMware
5 9 (1.61%) Cisco
5 9 (1.61%) HP
6 8 (1.43%) McAfee
7 7 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.07%) Citrix
8 6 (1.07%) Splunk
8 6 (1.07%) Tableau
9 5 (0.89%) Intel
9 5 (0.89%) Netskope
10 4 (0.71%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.71%) IBM
10 4 (0.71%) Lotus
10 4 (0.71%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.71%) Sony
11 3 (0.54%) Dell
11 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com