Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 516 502 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.14% 17.64% 15.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.77% 18.06% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 359 418
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.79%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £248
90th Percentile £475 £450 £457
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.37% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.88 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.84% +7.95% -11.47%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.41 £9.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £18.29 £16.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +30.21% -12.96% +5.88%

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 3,273 2,780 3,893
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 97.72% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,218 1,884 2,641
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £270
90th Percentile £540 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 74 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.43 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.41% +8.53% -8.97%
10th Percentile £9.82 £8.41 £8.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £29.91 £20.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +1 344 £370 -0.54% 71
Bradford 0 71 £395 -1.25% 13
Halifax -1 25 £400 +3.23% 2
Wakefield -3 15 £250 -33.33% 4
Pontefract +3 7 - -
Pudsey 0 5 £425 +17.24%
Bingley - 5 £375 -
Huddersfield -10 2 £345 +31.43% 4
Elland +2 1 £100 -
Brighouse +1 1 £250 -
Wetherby - 1 - -
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 209 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 125 (24.22%) Finance
4 91 (17.64%) Business Analysis
5 62 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (11.24%) Microsoft
7 54 (10.47%) Scrum
8 49 (9.50%) SQL
9 48 (9.30%) User Stories
10 46 (8.91%) Test Scripting
11 44 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 43 (8.33%) Retail
12 43 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
13 41 (7.95%) Windows
13 41 (7.95%) Test Automation
14 38 (7.36%) SDLC
15 36 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
16 35 (6.78%) JIRA
17 31 (6.01%) E-Commerce
17 31 (6.01%) Migration
18 30 (5.81%) Selenium
19 29 (5.62%) C#
19 29 (5.62%) GDPR
20 28 (5.43%) Information Security
21 27 (5.23%) Java
21 27 (5.23%) MS Visio
21 27 (5.23%) Project Management
22 25 (4.84%) Active Directory
22 25 (4.84%) SharePoint

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 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.91%) Confluence
3 8 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (1.16%) CMS
4 6 (1.16%) SAS
5 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.19%) Jadu
Applications
1 43 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (5.23%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.78%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.78%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.74%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (1.36%) Office 365
3 7 (1.36%) SaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 4 (0.78%) Slack
4 4 (0.78%) Trello
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.13%) Firewall
2 10 (1.94%) SMS
3 9 (1.74%) Internet
4 6 (1.16%) HTTP
5 5 (0.97%) DNS
5 5 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (0.97%) LAN
6 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (0.58%) Network Security
6 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.58%) VoIP
6 3 (0.58%) WAN
6 3 (0.58%) Wireless
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.39%) SAN
7 2 (0.39%) SSL
7 2 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.94%) Big Data
3 10 (1.94%) MS Access
4 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.78%) MySQL
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.58%) Power BI
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.39%) OLAP
8 2 (0.39%) QlikView
9 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.19%) DB2
9 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 35 (6.78%) JIRA
2 30 (5.81%) Selenium
3 16 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (2.91%) SpecFlow
5 13 (2.52%) SoapUI
6 12 (2.33%) JMeter
7 11 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.74%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.55%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.36%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.78%) Appium
12 4 (0.78%) Gatling
13 3 (0.58%) Android Studio
13 3 (0.58%) fastlane
13 3 (0.58%) Gradle
13 3 (0.58%) Metasploit
13 3 (0.58%) TestComplete
General
1 125 (24.22%) Finance
2 43 (8.33%) Retail
3 22 (4.26%) Legal
4 13 (2.52%) Banking
5 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.13%) Marketing
7 7 (1.36%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.33%) .NET
1 12 (2.33%) Web Services
2 7 (1.36%) SOAP
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.58%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.39%) JSON
5 2 (0.39%) Middleware
5 2 (0.39%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.19%) Chai
6 1 (0.19%) COM
6 1 (0.19%) Kafka
6 1 (0.19%) ODBC
6 1 (0.19%) RESTful
6 1 (0.19%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.71%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.52%) NHS
4 12 (2.33%) User Experience
5 11 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.78%) Clustering
9 3 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.39%) PKI
11 1 (0.19%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.19%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.95%) Windows
2 12 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.74%) Linux
3 9 (1.74%) Unix
3 9 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.36%) Windows 2000
5 7 (1.36%) Windows Vista
5 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.16%) Android
6 6 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 91 (17.64%) Business Analysis
4 54 (10.47%) Scrum
5 48 (9.30%) User Stories
6 46 (8.91%) Test Scripting
7 44 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (7.95%) Test Automation
9 38 (7.36%) SDLC
10 36 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (6.01%) E-Commerce
11 31 (6.01%) Migration
12 28 (5.43%) Information Security
13 27 (5.23%) Project Management
14 25 (4.84%) Waterfall
15 22 (4.26%) Change Control
16 21 (4.07%) Analytics
17 20 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.50%) SQL
2 29 (5.62%) C#
3 27 (5.23%) Java
4 9 (1.74%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.78%) PHP
6 2 (0.39%) COBOL
6 2 (0.39%) Ruby
6 2 (0.39%) VBScript
7 1 (0.19%) C
7 1 (0.19%) Erlang
7 1 (0.19%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) Scala
7 1 (0.19%) VB
7 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (4.84%) Degree
1 25 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.68%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.10%) ISEB
4 14 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.52%) CISSP
6 12 (2.33%) CCNA
6 12 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.13%) MCP
8 10 (1.94%) MCSE
9 8 (1.55%) MCSA
10 7 (1.36%) HNC
10 7 (1.36%) IIBA
11 6 (1.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (0.78%) CEH
12 4 (0.78%) CISM
13 3 (0.58%) GIAC
13 3 (0.58%) ISACA
13 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.62%) GDPR
2 25 (4.84%) PMO
3 13 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.13%) QA
4 11 (2.13%) SLA
5 10 (1.94%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.55%) GxP
7 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) GAAP
8 1 (0.19%) PSD2
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
4 2 (0.39%) XenApp
4 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.39%) XenServer
5 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Docker
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) Grafana
1 5 (0.97%) Nessus
1 5 (0.97%) SCCM
2 4 (0.78%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.58%) CSIRT
3 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.58%) HP SIM
3 3 (0.58%) Nmap
3 3 (0.58%) QRadar
3 3 (0.58%) SCOM
3 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.39%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) OpenView
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 58 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.26%) SAP
3 13 (2.52%) Oracle
4 10 (1.94%) HP
4 10 (1.94%) VMware
5 8 (1.55%) Cisco
5 8 (1.55%) Citrix
5 8 (1.55%) ServiceNow
5 8 (1.55%) Splunk
6 6 (1.16%) Capita
7 4 (0.78%) Cadence
7 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.58%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.58%) Dell
8 3 (0.58%) JDA
8 3 (0.58%) Progress
8 3 (0.58%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.39%) Infoblox
9 2 (0.39%) Qualys
9 2 (0.39%) Red Hat