Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 496 563 892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.35% 15.74% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.89% 16.33% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 364 698
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £202 £227
90th Percentile £452 £474 £460
Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 67
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.58 £9.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £17.90 £23.01 £19.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.91 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -4.10% +11.54% -10.34%

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 2936 3448 4242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.37% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2238 2856
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 99 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.13 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -1 337 £363 +7.41% 68
Bradford 0 36 £350 - 11
Wakefield +1 35 £250 +26.58% 2
Halifax -2 26 £357 -9.56% 3
Pudsey +2 5 £375 +87.50%
Pontefract - 3 £210 -
Huddersfield -1 2 £269 +126.32%
Wetherby +1 1 - -
Brighouse - 1 - - 1
Elland - 1 - -
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 147 (29.64%) Finance
2 125 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (14.31%) Business Analysis
4 63 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 54 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (10.69%) SQL
7 48 (9.68%) Active Directory
7 48 (9.68%) Banking
8 45 (9.07%) Windows
9 43 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 39 (7.86%) Scrum
11 35 (7.06%) PMO
12 33 (6.65%) ITIL
12 33 (6.65%) Project Management
13 32 (6.45%) User Stories
14 30 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
15 29 (5.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 27 (5.44%) Test Scripting
17 26 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (5.24%) Migration
18 25 (5.04%) CRM
18 25 (5.04%) ISEB
19 24 (4.84%) Retail
19 24 (4.84%) SDLC
20 23 (4.64%) GDPR
20 23 (4.64%) Data Modelling
20 23 (4.64%) Waterfall
21 22 (4.44%) Office 365
22 21 (4.23%) Windows 7

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 17 (3.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.02%) SAS
3 14 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.02%) Confluence
5 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.81%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.60%) CMS
8 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.20%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 43 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (5.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 17 (3.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.60%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.40%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.20%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.20%) Actimize
4 1 (0.20%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.20%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.20%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.44%) Office 365
2 6 (1.21%) SaaS
3 5 (1.01%) Slack
3 5 (1.01%) Trello
4 4 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) Force.com
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.20%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.81%) SMS
2 6 (1.21%) Firewall
2 6 (1.21%) Internet
2 6 (1.21%) Intranet
3 5 (1.01%) DNS
3 5 (1.01%) WAN
4 4 (0.81%) 3G
4 4 (0.81%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.81%) DHCP
4 4 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.81%) SAN
4 4 (0.81%) SNMP
4 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.60%) MPLS
6 2 (0.40%) LAN
7 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.20%) Skype
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
7 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.61%) MS Access
5 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.81%) Base SAS
6 4 (0.81%) Big Data
6 4 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.60%) MySQL
7 3 (0.60%) Power BI
7 3 (0.60%) QlikView
7 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.03%) JIRA
2 19 (3.83%) Selenium
3 11 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 9 (1.81%) HP UFT
5 8 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.41%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.60%) JMeter
9 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.40%) JUnit
11 1 (0.20%) Appium
11 1 (0.20%) Gatling
11 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.20%) MSTest
11 1 (0.20%) RSpec
11 1 (0.20%) TestNG
11 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 147 (29.64%) Finance
2 48 (9.68%) Banking
3 24 (4.84%) Retail
4 18 (3.63%) Retail Banking
5 10 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.81%) Marketing
7 6 (1.21%) Back Office
7 6 (1.21%) Legal
7 6 (1.21%) Publishing
8 4 (0.81%) Law
9 3 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) iGaming
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.02%) Web Services
2 12 (2.42%) .NET
2 12 (2.42%) XML
3 6 (1.21%) SOAP
4 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.60%) HTML
4 3 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.60%) REST
4 3 (0.60%) WSDL
5 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.40%) JSON
5 2 (0.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.40%) RESTful
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.20%) Kafka
6 1 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.63%) Data Centre
3 14 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.82%) User Experience
4 8 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.21%) NHS
5 6 (1.21%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.40%) FMCG
9 2 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.40%) Robotics
10 1 (0.20%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.20%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.07%) Windows
2 21 (4.23%) Windows 7
3 18 (3.63%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.61%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.21%) Unix
6 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.01%) Android
7 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.20%) Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (14.31%) Business Analysis
2 71 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (7.86%) Scrum
4 33 (6.65%) ITIL
4 33 (6.65%) Project Management
5 32 (6.45%) User Stories
6 27 (5.44%) Test Scripting
7 26 (5.24%) Migration
7 26 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (5.04%) CRM
9 24 (4.84%) SDLC
10 23 (4.64%) Data Modelling
10 23 (4.64%) Waterfall
11 21 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (4.23%) Change Management
12 19 (3.83%) BPMN
13 18 (3.63%) Analytics
14 17 (3.43%) Acceptance Criteria
15 16 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.69%) SQL
2 19 (3.83%) Java
3 6 (1.21%) C#
4 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.01%) Scala
5 4 (0.81%) COBOL
5 4 (0.81%) Python
5 4 (0.81%) VBA
6 3 (0.60%) C
6 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.60%) Ruby
6 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.60%) VBScript
7 2 (0.40%) Elixir
7 2 (0.40%) R
7 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (5.04%) ISEB
2 13 (2.62%) Degree
3 11 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.01%) CCNA
6 5 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.40%) CBAP
9 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CISSP
10 1 (0.20%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) MCSA
10 1 (0.20%) MCSE
10 1 (0.20%) PMP
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.06%) PMO
2 23 (4.64%) GDPR
3 15 (3.02%) QA
4 8 (1.61%) SLA
5 5 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.81%) Firmware
3 4 (0.81%) vSphere
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.22%) SCCM
2 9 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.81%) WMI
4 2 (0.40%) DameWare
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) EnCase
5 1 (0.20%) FTK
5 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.43%) Oracle
3 12 (2.42%) SAP
4 11 (2.22%) HP
5 10 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.81%) Cisco
7 6 (1.21%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.21%) VMware
8 5 (1.01%) Apple
8 5 (1.01%) Cognos
9 4 (0.81%) CyberArk
9 4 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) Dell
10 3 (0.60%) Lotus
10 3 (0.60%) Tableau
11 2 (0.40%) IronPort
11 2 (0.40%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.40%) Veeam
11 2 (0.40%) Wyse