Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Data Analyst
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 140 105
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 28 30 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.82% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.86% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 50
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +17.12%
10th Percentile £146 £162 £120
90th Percentile £475 £470 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.69 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +75.66% -36.67%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £23.79 £20.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.36 £10.50
% change year-on-year +4.18% +46.26% -31.75%

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 2926 3508 4239
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.40% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2283 2864
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £258
90th Percentile £545 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 101 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £30.65 £24.63 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.34% +0.35%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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 +8 19 £365 +6.18% 6
Wakefield +2 6 £113 - 1
Bradford +15 2 £240 +68.42%
Pudsey - 2 £363 -
Halifax +13 1 £451 +3.98%
Data Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.29%) MS Access
5 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
6 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.71%) Data Management
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.14%) SAS
7 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Middleware
7 2 (7.14%) Retail
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MS Access
3 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.14%) Power BI
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.57%) BODI
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Analytics
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (10.71%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) ETL
6 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) CyberArk