Period
to 25 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 301 567 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.65% 17.45% 16.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.23% 18.18% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 403 357
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £210
90th Percentile £488 £455 £473
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.21 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.35% +3.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.26 £9.96
90th Percentile £56.38 £24.90 £17.16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.93 £15.30 £14.31
% change year-on-year +30.28% +6.92% +6.00%

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 1,977 3,118 3,086
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 2,126 2,094
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £253 £271 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 123 105
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.38% +4.44% +17.20%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.40 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.50 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.10 £15.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.00% +7.47%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 0 237 £375 - 54
Bradford -1 31 £398 +2.25% 11
Wakefield +4 8 £250 -37.50% 3
Huddersfield +7 3 £344 -19.12% 2
Brighouse +1 3 - - 2
Halifax -9 3 £356 +1.79% 2
Castleford - 1 £475 -
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 77 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.59%) Microsoft
3 56 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (16.28%) Windows
5 45 (14.95%) Public Sector
6 43 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (13.95%) Business Analysis
8 41 (13.62%) SQL
8 41 (13.62%) NHS
9 39 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
10 35 (11.63%) Active Directory
10 35 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (11.30%) Azure
12 33 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
13 31 (10.30%) ITIL
14 28 (9.30%) Finance
14 28 (9.30%) Analytics
14 28 (9.30%) Workshop Facilitation
15 26 (8.64%) Data Analysis
16 23 (7.64%) User Stories
16 23 (7.64%) Office 365
17 22 (7.31%) Retail
18 20 (6.64%) JIRA
18 20 (6.64%) Service Management
19 19 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (5.98%) Data Modelling
21 17 (5.65%) Data Management
21 17 (5.65%) AWS
22 16 (5.32%) Test Automation

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 16 (5.32%) Confluence
2 7 (2.33%) SAS
2 7 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.66%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.33%) Appian
Applications
1 35 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.30%) Azure
2 23 (7.64%) Office 365
3 17 (5.65%) AWS
4 11 (3.65%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.66%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.66%) IaaS
6 5 (1.66%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.66%) PaaS
6 5 (1.66%) SaaS
7 4 (1.33%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (1.33%) Slack
8 3 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.00%) GitHub
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.33%) GCP
10 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) DNS
1 7 (2.33%) Skype
1 7 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.99%) DHCP
2 6 (1.99%) Firewall
3 5 (1.66%) VSAN
3 5 (1.66%) WAN
4 3 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.66%) LAN
5 2 (0.66%) VPN
5 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) Network Security
6 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.65%) Power BI
4 9 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (2.33%) QlikView
6 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.33%) Event Store
9 1 (0.33%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.33%) MySQL
9 1 (0.33%) Parquet
9 1 (0.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 20 (6.64%) JIRA
2 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (2.33%) Selenium
3 5 (1.66%) Gatling
4 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.66%) RStudio
6 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (14.95%) Public Sector
2 28 (9.30%) Finance
3 22 (7.31%) Retail
4 5 (1.66%) Back Office
4 5 (1.66%) Billing
4 5 (1.66%) Law
5 3 (1.00%) Banking
5 3 (1.00%) Marketing
5 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.66%) Local Government
6 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.99%) XML
2 4 (1.33%) EDI
3 3 (1.00%) .NET
4 2 (0.66%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.33%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.33%) Ajax
5 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.33%) COM
5 1 (0.33%) JSON
5 1 (0.33%) OAuth
5 1 (0.33%) OpenID
5 1 (0.33%) React
5 1 (0.33%) RESTful
5 1 (0.33%) RxJS
5 1 (0.33%) SAML
5 1 (0.33%) Swagger
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.62%) NHS
3 11 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.99%) iPad
6 5 (1.66%) iPhone
6 5 (1.66%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.33%) AS400
7 4 (1.33%) User Experience
8 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.00%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) CMDB
10 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.33%) IVR
10 1 (0.33%) PMI
10 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.28%) Windows
2 13 (4.32%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.99%) Windows 10
4 10 (3.32%) Linux
5 5 (1.66%) Unix
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.00%) Android
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (13.95%) Business Analysis
4 39 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (10.30%) ITIL
7 28 (9.30%) Analytics
7 28 (9.30%) Workshop Facilitation
8 26 (8.64%) Data Analysis
9 23 (7.64%) User Stories
10 20 (6.64%) Service Management
11 18 (5.98%) Data Modelling
12 17 (5.65%) Data Management
13 16 (5.32%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.32%) Test Automation
14 15 (4.98%) Migration
14 15 (4.98%) Process Improvement
14 15 (4.98%) Test Scripting
14 15 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.62%) SQL
2 8 (2.66%) Python
3 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.33%) RPG
3 4 (1.33%) RPG IV
4 3 (1.00%) C#
4 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.00%) R
5 2 (0.66%) Java
5 2 (0.66%) Scala
5 2 (0.66%) VB
5 2 (0.66%) VBA
6 1 (0.33%) Perl
6 1 (0.33%) PHP
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
6 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.65%) ISEB
3 10 (3.32%) Degree
4 7 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.00%) IIBA
6 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.66%) CCA
7 2 (0.66%) CISSP
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.66%) MCITP
7 2 (0.66%) MCSE
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CEH
8 1 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.33%) CISMP
8 1 (0.33%) GIAC
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.65%) QA
2 13 (4.32%) SLA
3 11 (3.65%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.66%) GDPR
6 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.66%) PMO
8 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.33%) NCSC
System Software
1 35 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.33%) XenApp
3 6 (1.99%) Firmware
4 5 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.66%) VMware NSX
4 5 (1.66%) vSphere
5 4 (1.33%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.99%) SCCM
2 5 (1.66%) vRealize
3 3 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.00%) WSUS
4 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.66%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.66%) SCOM
4 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 65 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.65%) VMware
3 10 (3.32%) Citrix
3 10 (3.32%) Google
3 10 (3.32%) ServiceNow
4 9 (2.99%) McAfee
4 9 (2.99%) Oracle
5 8 (2.66%) Tableau
6 7 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.33%) Splunk
7 6 (1.99%) Cisco
7 6 (1.99%) HP
7 6 (1.99%) Symantec
8 5 (1.66%) Adobe
8 5 (1.66%) Samsung
9 4 (1.33%) IBM
9 4 (1.33%) Sony
10 3 (1.00%) SAP
11 2 (0.66%) Cognos
11 2 (0.66%) Dell