Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 114 139
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 51 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.49% 1.21% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.24% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 30
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.33% -18.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £258 £209 £299
90th Percentile £459 £451 £478
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £328 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% -18.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £12.81 £15.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £25.00 £16.50 £16.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +50.00%

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 3,296 2,825 3,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 97.58% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,230 1,926 2,404
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.74%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 77 95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% +6.62% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.23 £8.69 £9.23
90th Percentile £29.50 £24.70 £22.64
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
% change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.69%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 0 31 £373 +23.14% 2
Bradford -13 6 £375 +78.57%
Wakefield 0 4 £475 -
Halifax +1 2 £388 -13.98% 1
Pudsey +4 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £405 -
Data Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (25.49%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) Data Analysis
4 10 (19.61%) Data Quality
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.69%) Degree
6 8 (15.69%) SAS
6 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (13.73%) Migration
7 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.73%) Data Extraction
7 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
8 6 (11.76%) Validation
8 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.76%) SAP
8 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) GxP
9 5 (9.80%) MS Access
9 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
9 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
9 5 (9.80%) Legal
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (9.80%) Banking
9 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Server

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 8 (15.69%) SAS
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.80%) MS Access
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) Power BI
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ER Studio
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Data Analysis
2 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.73%) Data Extraction
4 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) ETL
5 6 (11.76%) Validation
6 5 (9.80%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (9.80%) Time Management
6 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.84%) Coaching
7 4 (7.84%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (7.84%) Data Mapping
7 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.80%) GxP
3 3 (5.88%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.96%) PMO
4 1 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.96%) Intel
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee
4 1 (1.96%) Netskope