Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 544 453 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.00% 16.22% 16.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.61% 16.69% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 313 457
West Yorkshire median daily rate £373 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £211 £205
90th Percentile £475 £454 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.12 £11.13 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -19.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.41 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.36 £18.37 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +26.09% -17.86% +7.69%

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 3,275 2,714 3,824
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.21% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,216 1,775 2,622
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £270 £271 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.83% +11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 90 111
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.34 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.74% -1.30% -9.88%
10th Percentile £9.79 £8.83 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.22 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 +1 377 £371 +6.07% 69
Bradford +1 49 £400 +3.23% 14
Halifax -1 30 £357 -7.87% 4
Wakefield 0 17 £350 +30.23% 10
Huddersfield - 6 £345 -
Pudsey +2 5 £220 +10.00%
Bingley - 5 £375 -
Pontefract - 2 - - 1
Brighouse +1 1 £250 -
Elland - 1 £100 -
Keighley - 1 £315 - 1
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 210 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 135 (24.82%) Finance
4 100 (18.38%) Business Analysis
5 58 (10.66%) Scrum
6 56 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 55 (10.11%) SQL
8 51 (9.38%) User Stories
8 51 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (8.46%) Microsoft Excel
10 44 (8.09%) SDLC
11 41 (7.54%) GDPR
11 41 (7.54%) Windows
11 41 (7.54%) Test Automation
12 39 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (6.99%) Test Scripting
14 37 (6.80%) JIRA
15 33 (6.07%) Selenium
16 31 (5.70%) Active Directory
16 31 (5.70%) Banking
16 31 (5.70%) Data Analysis
17 30 (5.51%) Migration
17 30 (5.51%) Analytics
18 29 (5.33%) C#
19 28 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (4.96%) Project Management
20 27 (4.96%) Retail
20 27 (4.96%) Software Delivery
21 26 (4.78%) PMO
21 26 (4.78%) Java

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 22 (4.04%) SAS
2 14 (2.57%) Confluence
3 13 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.74%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.18%) Jadu
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (8.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (3.31%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.55%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.55%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.18%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.39%) SaaS
2 11 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.84%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (1.47%) IaaS
4 8 (1.47%) PaaS
5 4 (0.74%) Office 365
5 4 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.76%) SMS
2 6 (1.10%) Firewall
3 4 (0.74%) Internet
3 4 (0.74%) VoIP
4 3 (0.55%) 3G
4 3 (0.55%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.55%) VPN
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
5 2 (0.37%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.37%) Network Security
5 2 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.37%) SAN
5 2 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.37%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.39%) Power BI
3 12 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.65%) Big Data
5 4 (0.74%) QlikView
6 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.37%) MS Access
7 2 (0.37%) OLAP
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.18%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 37 (6.80%) JIRA
2 33 (6.07%) Selenium
3 18 (3.31%) SpecFlow
4 17 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 10 (1.84%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.84%) WebDriver
6 8 (1.47%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.10%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (1.10%) JMeter
7 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.74%) Appium
9 4 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.55%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.55%) fastlane
10 3 (0.55%) Gradle
10 3 (0.55%) TestComplete
10 3 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 135 (24.82%) Finance
2 31 (5.70%) Banking
3 27 (4.96%) Retail
4 10 (1.84%) Legal
4 10 (1.84%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.65%) Marketing
6 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.55%) Automotive
7 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) Games
8 1 (0.18%) Law
8 1 (0.18%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.94%) Web Services
2 11 (2.02%) .NET
3 10 (1.84%) SOAP
4 4 (0.74%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.55%) Gherkin
5 3 (0.55%) Middleware
5 3 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.55%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
6 1 (0.18%) Kafka
6 1 (0.18%) ODBC
6 1 (0.18%) REST
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.18%) Spring
6 1 (0.18%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.18%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.13%) User Experience
3 15 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.02%) NHS
5 7 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.10%) iPhone
7 4 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.37%) Clustering
9 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.18%) IVR
10 1 (0.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.54%) Windows
2 16 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 13 (2.39%) Android
4 9 (1.65%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.47%) Linux
6 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.74%) Unix
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 100 (18.38%) Business Analysis
4 58 (10.66%) Scrum
5 51 (9.38%) User Stories
6 44 (8.09%) SDLC
7 41 (7.54%) Test Automation
8 39 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (6.99%) Test Scripting
10 31 (5.70%) Data Analysis
11 30 (5.51%) Analytics
11 30 (5.51%) Migration
12 28 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (4.96%) Project Management
13 27 (4.96%) Software Delivery
14 25 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (4.04%) Acceptance Criteria
16 21 (3.86%) Data Modelling
16 21 (3.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 20 (3.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.11%) SQL
2 29 (5.33%) C#
3 26 (4.78%) Java
4 11 (2.02%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.65%) VBA
6 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.37%) Ruby
7 2 (0.37%) Scala
7 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.37%) VBScript
8 1 (0.18%) C
8 1 (0.18%) COBOL
8 1 (0.18%) Erlang
8 1 (0.18%) Groovy
8 1 (0.18%) Python
8 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (2.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.57%) ISEB
3 12 (2.21%) Degree
4 9 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.29%) IIBA
7 5 (0.92%) CEH
7 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.74%) CCSP
8 4 (0.74%) CISSP
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.55%) CCSA
9 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.55%) MCP
9 3 (0.55%) MCSA
10 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) HNC
10 2 (0.37%) MCSE
11 1 (0.18%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.54%) GDPR
2 26 (4.78%) PMO
2 26 (4.78%) QA
3 19 (3.49%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.21%) SLA
5 9 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.55%) PSD2
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) GAAP
System Software
1 31 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) Firmware
2 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.37%) CASB
3 2 (0.37%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.18%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.18%) Grafana
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Nessus
4 1 (0.18%) Nmap
4 1 (0.18%) OpenView
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) QRadar
4 1 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 56 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.60%) SAP
3 12 (2.21%) Oracle
3 12 (2.21%) VMware
4 8 (1.47%) Capita
5 7 (1.29%) HP
6 6 (1.10%) Citrix
7 5 (0.92%) Intel
7 5 (0.92%) McAfee
8 4 (0.74%) Cadence
8 4 (0.74%) Cisco
8 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.74%) Tableau
9 3 (0.55%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.55%) Splunk
10 2 (0.37%) Cognos
10 2 (0.37%) Infoblox
10 2 (0.37%) Lotus
10 2 (0.37%) Teradata
11 1 (0.18%) JDA