Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Analytical Thinking
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 158 133
Rank change year-on-year +19 -25 +42
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £313 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -17.49% +9.15%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £255
90th Percentile £338 £408 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £444 £420
% change year-on-year -26.76% +5.65% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.78 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.78 - -

Analytical Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,550 2,955 2,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.18% 87.84% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,704 2,012 1,591
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £277 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 48
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +38.89% -11.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.81 £8.41
90th Percentile £25.25 £41.00 £33.02
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £13.50
% change year-on-year -17.94% +57.96% -12.90%

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in West Yorkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Thinking in West Yorkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Thinking in West Yorkshire

Analytical Thinking
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 Analytical Thinking within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 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 +24 5 £325 +10.64%
Analytical Thinking
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Conflict Management
3 3 (37.50%) Decision-Making
3 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) Workshop Facilitation
3 3 (37.50%) Sprint Planning
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (25.00%) Accounts Payable
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) ACCA
4 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) CIMA
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection

Analytical Thinking
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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPLS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Engineering Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Conflict Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Decision-Making
2 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Sprint Planning
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (25.00%) Accounts Payable
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ACCA
1 2 (25.00%) CIMA
1 2 (25.00%) CISA
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft