Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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.

Data Analyst
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 123 144
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 44 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.30% 1.13% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.16% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 31
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £250 £208 £263
90th Percentile £460 £444 £456
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £300 £390
% change year-on-year +4.17% -23.08% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.03 £15.50 £14.35
90th Percentile £25.00 £16.50 £15.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.63% +10.34% +18.37%

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 3,244 2,756 3,889
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 97.70% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,192 1,869 2,641
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £270
90th Percentile £543 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 71 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +13.13% -8.97%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.41 £8.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £30.25 £20.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.48 £13.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.34% -1.85% +3.85%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in West Yorkshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in West Yorkshire

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in West Yorkshire

Data 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 Data Analyst in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in West Yorkshire

Data 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 Data Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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 -12 28 £350 +21.74% 3
Bradford -2 6 £350 +66.67%
Wakefield +2 4 £475 -
Halifax +2 2 £408 -9.44% 1
Pudsey +2 1 - -
Data Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) Data Migration
5 9 (20.45%) Data Quality
5 9 (20.45%) Migration
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (13.64%) MS Access
8 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) ETL
9 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.36%) Legal
9 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 5 (11.36%) ERP
9 5 (11.36%) GxP
9 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.36%) SAP
9 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (11.36%) Degree
9 5 (11.36%) Time Management
9 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.09%) Analytics

Data 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MS Access
2 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP
4 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.27%) QlikView
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ER Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) NHS
3 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Data Migration
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) ETL
5 5 (11.36%) ERP
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Time Management
5 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Coaching
6 4 (9.09%) Data Extraction
6 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) Data Quality
2 5 (11.36%) GxP
3 2 (4.55%) GDPR
3 2 (4.55%) PMO
3 2 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.27%) Lotus