Period
to 24 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 431 503 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.40% 14.82% 17.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.20% 15.42% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 337 331
West Yorkshire median daily rate £380 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £213 £217 £231
90th Percentile £475 £475 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £353 £353
% change year-on-year +6.38% - +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 12 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +25.00% -14.79%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.75 £8.49
90th Percentile £25.24 £16.16 £18.29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year +5.08% +28.26% -17.86%

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 2,661 3,261 2,708
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 96.08% 97.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,777 2,196 1,794
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £256 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 92 87
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.21 £15.00 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +23.20% -5.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.81 £8.69
90th Percentile £27.21 £40.00 £28.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.73 £12.75
% change year-on-year -7.32% +31.18% -8.93%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +1 281 £380 +2.70% 59
Halifax +1 49 £342 -4.20% 3
Bradford -8 45 £400 - 5
Elland 0 5 - -
Huddersfield +1 3 - - 8
Pontefract +1 3 - - 2
Wakefield -15 2 £325 -13.33% 6
Bingley 0 1 £380 +1.33%
Pudsey -2 1 - -
Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 107 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (22.97%) Finance
3 82 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (19.03%) Microsoft
4 66 (15.31%) SQL
5 65 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 65 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (10.67%) Windows
7 42 (9.74%) Business Analysis
8 39 (9.05%) Migration
8 39 (9.05%) Analytics
9 36 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (8.12%) Scrum
11 34 (7.89%) Data Analysis
11 34 (7.89%) User Stories
12 33 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
13 30 (6.96%) Retail
14 29 (6.73%) ITIL
15 27 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (6.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 26 (6.03%) JIRA
17 24 (5.57%) ERP
17 24 (5.57%) Data Migration
17 24 (5.57%) Workshop Facilitation
18 23 (5.34%) Decision-Making
18 23 (5.34%) SAP
18 23 (5.34%) Management Information System
19 22 (5.10%) Banking
19 22 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
19 22 (5.10%) 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 13 (3.02%) Confluence
1 13 (3.02%) SAS
2 10 (2.32%) CMS
3 7 (1.62%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) Apache
5 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (6.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.93%) SPSS
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.46%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.93%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.48%) Google Analytics
2 13 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
2 13 (3.02%) Office 365
3 12 (2.78%) Google Tag Manager
3 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.39%) Power Platform
6 4 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.55%) Firewall
2 10 (2.32%) WAN
3 8 (1.86%) Internet
3 8 (1.86%) LAN
4 6 (1.39%) DNS
5 4 (0.93%) Skype
6 3 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (0.70%) DHCP
6 3 (0.70%) FTP
7 2 (0.46%) Intranet
7 2 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.78%) Big Data
5 10 (2.32%) Data Lake
5 10 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.86%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.62%) Qlik Sense
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.39%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.39%) Power BI
8 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.93%) MySQL
9 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.70%) QlikView
10 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (6.03%) JIRA
2 14 (3.25%) Selenium
3 10 (2.32%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.86%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.62%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.93%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.70%) JMeter
10 2 (0.46%) Gatling
10 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.23%) Maven
11 1 (0.23%) ProC
11 1 (0.23%) TestNG
General
1 99 (22.97%) Finance
2 30 (6.96%) Retail
3 22 (5.10%) Banking
4 18 (4.18%) Legal
5 10 (2.32%) Marketing
6 7 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Advertising
9 3 (0.70%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.78%) HTML
1 12 (2.78%) jQuery
2 6 (1.39%) RESTful
2 6 (1.39%) Web Services
3 4 (0.93%) REST
4 3 (0.70%) Gherkin
4 3 (0.70%) SOAP
5 2 (0.46%) COM
5 2 (0.46%) COM+
5 2 (0.46%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.23%) .NET
6 1 (0.23%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.23%) MDX
6 1 (0.23%) pytest
6 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.94%) NHS
3 17 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.09%) Smart Meter
7 7 (1.62%) User Experience
8 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.70%) FMCG
9 3 (0.70%) iPad
9 3 (0.70%) iPhone
9 3 (0.70%) PMI
10 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.46%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.46%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.46%) Pricing Data
10 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.23%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.67%) Windows
2 13 (3.02%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.32%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.62%) Unix
4 7 (1.62%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.39%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.16%) Android
7 4 (0.93%) Linux
7 4 (0.93%) Windows NT
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (9.74%) Business Analysis
4 39 (9.05%) Analytics
4 39 (9.05%) Migration
5 36 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (8.12%) Scrum
7 34 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 34 (7.89%) User Stories
8 29 (6.73%) ITIL
9 27 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (5.57%) Data Migration
10 24 (5.57%) ERP
10 24 (5.57%) Workshop Facilitation
11 23 (5.34%) Decision-Making
12 22 (5.10%) Test Automation
12 22 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (4.41%) Visualisation
13 19 (4.41%) Waterfall
14 18 (4.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.31%) SQL
2 13 (3.02%) JavaScript
3 12 (2.78%) Java
4 8 (1.86%) Python
5 7 (1.62%) VBA
6 4 (0.93%) Java 8
7 3 (0.70%) C#
7 3 (0.70%) R
8 2 (0.46%) C++
8 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.46%) VB
8 2 (0.46%) VB6
9 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.23%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (2.78%) ISEB
3 9 (2.09%) Degree
4 8 (1.86%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.39%) CISSP
7 5 (1.16%) CISM
7 5 (1.16%) MCSE
7 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.93%) CBAP
8 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.70%) IIBA
9 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.46%) HNC
10 2 (0.46%) MCP
10 2 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.87%) PMO
2 18 (4.18%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.32%) SLA
4 8 (1.86%) QA
5 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.16%) GDPR
7 4 (0.93%) HL7
7 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.78%) Matomo
2 8 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.39%) CASB
3 6 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.46%) Terraform
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.34%) SAP
3 20 (4.64%) Google
4 16 (3.71%) Oracle
4 16 (3.71%) Tableau
5 14 (3.25%) ServiceNow
6 12 (2.78%) Alteryx
7 11 (2.55%) Adobe
8 10 (2.32%) Cisco
9 7 (1.62%) HP
9 7 (1.62%) Symantec
10 6 (1.39%) CODA
10 6 (1.39%) McAfee
10 6 (1.39%) Splunk
11 5 (1.16%) BT
12 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.70%) Citrix
13 3 (0.70%) Databricks
13 3 (0.70%) Netskope
13 3 (0.70%) Remedy