Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 535 466 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.43% 15.44% 19.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.10% 16.05% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 303 581
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £342 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +5.23% -
10th Percentile £211 £158 £200
90th Percentile £471 £475 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 49
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.06 £8.70 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.59 £20.84 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% -

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 3,129 2,904 3,915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.22% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,135 1,845 2,600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 114 154
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.23 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.89 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +2 362 £363 +7.41% 95
Bradford +2 48 £350 - 17
Halifax -2 26 £376 +7.50% 3
Wakefield +1 22 £250 -4.76% 7
Pudsey +5 5 £255 -23.88%
Huddersfield +4 5 £275 +131.58% 2
Pontefract - 2 £210 -
Bingley - 1 £375 -
Keighley - 1 £315 -
Wetherby - 1 - - 4
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 155 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (24.86%) Finance
3 119 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (15.51%) Business Analysis
5 64 (11.96%) SQL
6 55 (10.28%) Microsoft
7 54 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
9 44 (8.22%) Windows
10 43 (8.04%) GDPR
11 41 (7.66%) Scrum
12 40 (7.48%) Banking
12 40 (7.48%) User Stories
12 40 (7.48%) SDLC
13 37 (6.92%) Active Directory
14 34 (6.36%) PMO
15 32 (5.98%) JIRA
15 32 (5.98%) ITIL
16 31 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (5.79%) Data Analysis
17 28 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (5.23%) QA
18 26 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
18 26 (4.86%) SAS
18 26 (4.86%) Migration
19 25 (4.67%) Test Scripting
19 25 (4.67%) Analytics
20 24 (4.49%) Data Modelling
20 24 (4.49%) SQL Server
20 24 (4.49%) Project Management

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 26 (4.86%) SAS
2 15 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.62%) Confluence
4 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (2.43%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.37%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.19%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.19%) Actimize
5 1 (0.19%) Kypera Housing
5 1 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.74%) Office 365
2 13 (2.43%) SaaS
3 11 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.31%) IaaS
5 7 (1.31%) PaaS
6 6 (1.12%) Trello
7 5 (0.93%) Slack
7 5 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.87%) SMS
2 6 (1.12%) 3G
2 6 (1.12%) Bluetooth
3 5 (0.93%) Firewall
3 5 (0.93%) Internet
4 3 (0.56%) Skype
4 3 (0.56%) VPN
5 2 (0.37%) DHCP
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
5 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.62%) Power BI
5 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.12%) Big Data
6 6 (1.12%) QlikView
7 5 (0.93%) MS Access
7 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.56%) MySQL
9 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.56%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.37%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (5.98%) JIRA
2 15 (2.80%) Selenium
3 13 (2.43%) SoapUI
4 8 (1.50%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.93%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.19%) JUnit
10 1 (0.19%) Maven
10 1 (0.19%) MSTest
10 1 (0.19%) Protractor
10 1 (0.19%) Redmine
10 1 (0.19%) RSpec
10 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 133 (24.86%) Finance
2 40 (7.48%) Banking
3 18 (3.36%) Retail
4 14 (2.62%) Retail Banking
5 10 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.12%) Marketing
7 4 (0.75%) Legal
7 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Automotive
8 3 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.80%) Web Services
2 9 (1.68%) .NET
3 8 (1.50%) SOAP
4 6 (1.12%) XML
5 4 (0.75%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.56%) HTML
6 3 (0.56%) Middleware
6 3 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.37%) REST
7 2 (0.37%) WSDL
8 1 (0.19%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.19%) Spring
8 1 (0.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.99%) User Experience
3 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (1.50%) NHS
5 7 (1.31%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.12%) iPhone
7 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.37%) FMCG
9 2 (0.37%) IVR
9 2 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.37%) Robotics
10 1 (0.19%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.22%) Windows
2 23 (4.30%) Windows 7
3 20 (3.74%) Windows 10
4 12 (2.24%) Android
5 6 (1.12%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.93%) Unix
6 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.75%) Linux
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (15.51%) Business Analysis
4 41 (7.66%) Scrum
5 40 (7.48%) SDLC
5 40 (7.48%) User Stories
6 32 (5.98%) ITIL
7 31 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (5.79%) Data Analysis
8 26 (4.86%) Migration
8 26 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (4.67%) Analytics
9 25 (4.67%) Test Scripting
10 24 (4.49%) Data Modelling
10 24 (4.49%) Project Management
11 23 (4.30%) Data Protection
12 22 (4.11%) Acceptance Criteria
13 21 (3.93%) Waterfall
14 20 (3.74%) Test Automation
15 19 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.96%) SQL
2 19 (3.55%) Java
3 12 (2.24%) C#
4 9 (1.68%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.68%) VBA
5 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.75%) Scala
6 3 (0.56%) COBOL
6 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.56%) Ruby
7 2 (0.37%) C
7 2 (0.37%) Elixir
7 2 (0.37%) R
7 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.19%) Groovy
8 1 (0.19%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (2.80%) ISEB
2 12 (2.24%) Degree
3 9 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.12%) IIBA
4 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.56%) CCSA
6 3 (0.56%) CCSP
6 3 (0.56%) CEH
6 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.37%) CBAP
7 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.19%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.19%) CRISC
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.04%) GDPR
2 34 (6.36%) PMO
3 28 (5.23%) QA
4 12 (2.24%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.50%) SLA
6 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.37%) PSD2
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.12%) Firmware
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.12%) SCCM
3 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.93%) SAP
3 19 (3.55%) Oracle
4 9 (1.68%) VMware
5 5 (0.93%) Intel
5 5 (0.93%) McAfee
5 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.75%) Apple
6 4 (0.75%) Capita
6 4 (0.75%) Tableau
7 3 (0.56%) Citrix
7 3 (0.56%) Cognos
7 3 (0.56%) Lotus
7 3 (0.56%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco
8 2 (0.37%) Datameer
8 2 (0.37%) HP
8 2 (0.37%) Teradata
9 1 (0.19%) Demandware
9 1 (0.19%) webMethods