Period
to 24 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £390 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.

Data Analyst
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 119 125
Rank change year-on-year +39 +6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 68 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.43% 1.41% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.47% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 19
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £351 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.27% +5.89% -11.73%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £209
90th Percentile £456 £441 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £325 £309
% change year-on-year +23.08% +5.26% -17.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.32 - £16.00
10th Percentile £15.25 - £15.50
90th Percentile £23.50 - £16.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.32 £17.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.15% -2.56% +15.20%

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%

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 24 June 2019.

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 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 +47 43 £375 +3.66% 2
Bradford -4 8 £425 +13.33%
Halifax -4 8 £388 +10.71%
Data Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (36.76%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (23.53%) Finance
3 16 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 15 (22.06%) Migration
4 15 (22.06%) Data Quality
5 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 11 (16.18%) Alteryx
8 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.24%) SAP
9 9 (13.24%) Data Mapping
10 8 (11.76%) Data Migration
11 7 (10.29%) Tableau
11 7 (10.29%) Data Architecture
11 7 (10.29%) Oracle
12 6 (8.82%) VBA
12 6 (8.82%) SAS
12 6 (8.82%) Analytics
13 5 (7.35%) Legal
13 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.35%) Scrum
13 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
14 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
14 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (5.88%) Unix
14 4 (5.88%) Windows

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 6 (8.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.94%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.88%) Big Data
2 4 (5.88%) Data Lake
2 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) Power BI
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.47%) Lumira
4 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.47%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.47%) QlikView
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Legal
3 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.88%) NHS
3 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Unix
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 15 (22.06%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.24%) Data Mapping
6 8 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 7 (10.29%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
10 4 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (5.88%) Data Entry
10 4 (5.88%) DevOps
10 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
10 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) VBA
3 2 (2.94%) Python
3 2 (2.94%) R
4 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Alteryx
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) SAP
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Tableau
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe
6 2 (2.94%) Splunk
7 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.47%) Workday