Period
to 11 November 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 November 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.

Analyst
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 516 760 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.16% 15.71% 16.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.90% 16.36% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 507 479
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £181 £202 £129
90th Percentile £488 £463 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% -1.75%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.60 £20.35
England median hourly rate £15.93 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.74% -3.13% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,462 4,645 4,197
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.99% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,335 3,117 2,780
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 189 134
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.15% +1.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.90 £26.90
England median hourly rate £19.64 £18.44 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.51% -1.39% +3.89%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 November 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
West Yorkshire -3 311 £375 - 99
South Yorkshire +2 162 £400 +25.98% 23
North Yorkshire -7 27 £336 -13.78% 22
East Yorkshire -1 4 £275 -42.11% 6
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 127 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (22.09%) Finance
3 79 (15.31%) Microsoft
4 77 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (13.57%) Change Management
5 70 (13.57%) Windows
6 63 (12.21%) Business Analysis
7 60 (11.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 57 (11.05%) SQL
9 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (10.08%) ITIL
10 51 (9.88%) User Stories
11 49 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
11 49 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (8.72%) Public Sector
13 43 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (8.14%) NHS
15 40 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
16 35 (6.78%) Analytics
17 34 (6.59%) Azure
17 34 (6.59%) Scrum
17 34 (6.59%) Active Directory
18 33 (6.40%) Service Management
18 33 (6.40%) Use Case
19 31 (6.01%) Migration
19 31 (6.01%) Banking
19 31 (6.01%) Microsoft Office
20 29 (5.62%) Financial Institution
20 29 (5.62%) Office 365
21 28 (5.43%) Security Operations

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (3.49%) Confluence
2 13 (2.52%) SAS
3 12 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.94%) CMS
5 8 (1.55%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.78%) IIS
6 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Appian
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (6.01%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.39%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.39%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.59%) Azure
2 29 (5.62%) Office 365
3 18 (3.49%) AWS
4 7 (1.36%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.16%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.16%) SaaS
6 5 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.97%) IaaS
6 5 (0.97%) PaaS
7 4 (0.78%) GitHub
7 4 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (0.78%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.58%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.58%) Slack
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.29%) WAN
2 13 (2.52%) LAN
3 11 (2.13%) Firewall
3 11 (2.13%) Internet
4 10 (1.94%) Skype
5 8 (1.55%) DNS
6 6 (1.16%) VoIP
7 4 (0.78%) DHCP
7 4 (0.78%) FTP
7 4 (0.78%) VPN
7 4 (0.78%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.58%) VSAN
8 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.39%) Intranet
9 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.39%) Network Security
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.55%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (1.36%) Power BI
6 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.58%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.58%) QlikView
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (5.04%) JIRA
2 19 (3.68%) Selenium
3 12 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.94%) Gatling
5 6 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.16%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.97%) JMeter
7 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.39%) LSMW
8 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) RStudio
9 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 114 (22.09%) Finance
2 45 (8.72%) Public Sector
3 31 (6.01%) Banking
4 29 (5.62%) Financial Institution
5 25 (4.84%) Retail
6 17 (3.29%) Legal
7 11 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.94%) Marketing
9 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.16%) Billing
11 5 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.58%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.97%) .NET
1 5 (0.97%) Gherkin
1 5 (0.97%) Web Services
2 4 (0.78%) XML
3 2 (0.39%) BAPI
3 2 (0.39%) HTML
3 2 (0.39%) IDoc
3 2 (0.39%) Keycloak
3 2 (0.39%) RESTful
3 2 (0.39%) SAP ALE
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.19%) COM
4 1 (0.19%) GraphQL
4 1 (0.19%) hapi
4 1 (0.19%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) Node.js
4 1 (0.19%) pytest
4 1 (0.19%) SOAP
4 1 (0.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.14%) NHS
3 20 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.94%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.74%) User Experience
7 8 (1.55%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.16%) iPhone
8 6 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.97%) Handset
9 5 (0.97%) iPad
9 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.58%) SCADA
12 2 (0.39%) Blog
12 2 (0.39%) PMI
12 2 (0.39%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.57%) Windows
2 21 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 20 (3.88%) Windows 10
4 14 (2.71%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.94%) Linux
6 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.16%) Unix
8 4 (0.78%) Android
8 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.78%) Windows NT
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (13.57%) Change Management
4 63 (12.21%) Business Analysis
5 60 (11.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 52 (10.08%) ITIL
7 51 (9.88%) User Stories
8 49 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
8 49 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (6.78%) Analytics
11 34 (6.59%) Scrum
12 33 (6.40%) Service Management
12 33 (6.40%) Use Case
13 31 (6.01%) Migration
14 28 (5.43%) Security Operations
15 26 (5.04%) Workshop Facilitation
16 25 (4.84%) Test Scripting
17 24 (4.65%) Test Automation
18 22 (4.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.05%) SQL
2 11 (2.13%) Python
3 9 (1.74%) C#
4 8 (1.55%) Java
5 5 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.78%) R
6 4 (0.78%) VBA
7 3 (0.58%) Scala
8 2 (0.39%) ABAP
8 2 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (4.07%) ISEB
2 17 (3.29%) Degree
3 12 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.16%) MCSE
7 5 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.78%) CISSP
8 4 (0.78%) IIBA
8 4 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.58%) MCP
9 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CCA
10 2 (0.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.65%) SLA
2 23 (4.46%) QA
3 13 (2.52%) GDPR
4 11 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.94%) PMO
6 6 (1.16%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) IFRS
9 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 34 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.74%) Firmware
3 6 (1.16%) XenApp
4 5 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.58%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.58%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) HDFS
7 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.78%) CASB
3 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.58%) SCCM
4 3 (0.58%) vRealize
5 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.39%) Terraform
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 79 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.46%) Splunk
3 16 (3.10%) ServiceNow
4 15 (2.91%) Adobe
5 13 (2.52%) HP
6 12 (2.33%) Cisco
7 11 (2.13%) Google
7 11 (2.13%) Tableau
8 10 (1.94%) McAfee
9 9 (1.74%) Oracle
10 8 (1.55%) Samsung
10 8 (1.55%) VMware
11 7 (1.36%) SAP
11 7 (1.36%) Symantec
12 5 (0.97%) Avaya
12 5 (0.97%) BT
12 5 (0.97%) Citrix
13 4 (0.78%) Netskope
14 3 (0.58%) BMC
14 3 (0.58%) Tealium