Period
to 18 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 615 780 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.37% 15.59% 17.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.10% 16.25% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 490 476
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £200 £201 £175
90th Percentile £475 £451 £450
England median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 32 37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.15 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +31.74% -14.81%
10th Percentile £11.03 £9.03 £8.71
90th Percentile £25.03 £22.87 £18.00
England median hourly rate £15.45 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.28% -1.61% +3.33%

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 4,074 4,799 4,142
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.90% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,710 3,173 2,633
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 179 146
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.70 £17.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +34.65% -6.48%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.94 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.50 £28.78
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% +1.08% -2.63%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +1 386 £375 - 113
South Yorkshire -3 168 £400 +14.29% 25
North Yorkshire -8 28 £340 +17.24% 21
East Yorkshire +2 18 £275 - 9
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 168 (27.32%) Finance
2 155 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 96 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (13.66%) SQL
6 79 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (12.68%) Windows
8 74 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
9 65 (10.57%) Change Management
10 59 (9.59%) ITIL
11 56 (9.11%) Scrum
11 56 (9.11%) Banking
12 51 (8.29%) Business Analysis
13 50 (8.13%) User Stories
14 48 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (7.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 46 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
16 42 (6.83%) Migration
17 39 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
18 38 (6.18%) Active Directory
19 37 (6.02%) JIRA
20 36 (5.85%) Analytics
21 35 (5.69%) Data Analysis
22 33 (5.37%) Test Automation
23 31 (5.04%) SQL Server
24 30 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
24 30 (4.88%) Retail
24 30 (4.88%) Financial Institution
24 30 (4.88%) Kanban
25 29 (4.72%) Office 365

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 16 (2.60%) SAS
2 15 (2.44%) Confluence
3 10 (1.63%) CMS
4 7 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.65%) Apache
6 4 (0.65%) IIS
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.16%) Moodle
9 1 (0.16%) Mule
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 74 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.65%) SPSS
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.81%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.65%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.16%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.72%) Office 365
2 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.79%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.30%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.49%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.33%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.33%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.28%) LAN
2 12 (1.95%) Firewall
2 12 (1.95%) WAN
3 10 (1.63%) Internet
4 8 (1.30%) Skype
5 6 (0.98%) DNS
5 6 (0.98%) VPN
6 5 (0.81%) Network Security
6 5 (0.81%) VoIP
7 4 (0.65%) Intranet
8 3 (0.49%) DHCP
8 3 (0.49%) FTP
8 3 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.16%) HTTP
10 1 (0.16%) IPsec
10 1 (0.16%) NAS
10 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (0.98%) Apache Hive
6 6 (0.98%) Data Lake
6 6 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.65%) Big Data
7 4 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.65%) MySQL
7 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (0.49%) Parquet
8 3 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 37 (6.02%) JIRA
2 24 (3.90%) Selenium
3 12 (1.95%) WebDriver
4 10 (1.63%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.14%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.98%) JMeter
6 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.81%) Gatling
8 4 (0.65%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.16%) LINQPad
9 1 (0.16%) Maven
9 1 (0.16%) ProC
9 1 (0.16%) TestNG
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 168 (27.32%) Finance
2 56 (9.11%) Banking
3 30 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 30 (4.88%) Retail
4 24 (3.90%) Legal
5 17 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.79%) Marketing
7 10 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.65%) Advertising
10 3 (0.49%) Back Office
10 3 (0.49%) French Language
10 3 (0.49%) Games
10 3 (0.49%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.11%) Web Services
2 9 (1.46%) RESTful
2 9 (1.46%) SOAP
3 8 (1.30%) HTML
3 8 (1.30%) jQuery
4 7 (1.14%) .NET
5 5 (0.81%) REST
6 4 (0.65%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.49%) COM
7 3 (0.49%) Keycloak
8 2 (0.33%) Middleware
9 1 (0.16%) COM+
9 1 (0.16%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.16%) Node.js
9 1 (0.16%) pytest
9 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.16%) Spring
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (3.25%) NHS
5 15 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.46%) User Experience
8 6 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 6 (0.98%) PMI
9 5 (0.81%) Handset
9 5 (0.81%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.65%) iPad
10 4 (0.65%) iPhone
10 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.49%) FMCG
11 3 (0.49%) SCADA
12 2 (0.33%) Blog
12 2 (0.33%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.68%) Windows
2 21 (3.41%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.09%) Windows 10
4 16 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.46%) Unix
7 6 (0.98%) Android
8 5 (0.81%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.65%) Linux
9 4 (0.65%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (10.57%) Change Management
4 59 (9.59%) ITIL
5 56 (9.11%) Scrum
6 51 (8.29%) Business Analysis
7 50 (8.13%) User Stories
8 48 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (7.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 42 (6.83%) Migration
11 39 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
12 36 (5.85%) Analytics
13 35 (5.69%) Data Analysis
14 33 (5.37%) Test Automation
15 30 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (4.88%) Kanban
16 27 (4.39%) Use Case
17 26 (4.23%) Workshop Facilitation
18 25 (4.07%) Service Management
18 25 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (13.66%) SQL
2 18 (2.93%) Java
3 11 (1.79%) Python
4 10 (1.63%) C#
4 10 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.46%) VBA
6 4 (0.65%) Java 8
7 3 (0.49%) R
7 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.33%) VB
8 2 (0.33%) VB6
9 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.16%) C
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) COBOL
9 1 (0.16%) Perl
9 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.16%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.41%) Degree
3 14 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (2.11%) ISEB
5 10 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.14%) CISSP
6 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.98%) CISM
7 6 (0.98%) MCSE
7 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.65%) CBAP
9 4 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.65%) MCP
9 4 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.49%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.55%) PMO
2 23 (3.74%) SLA
3 16 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 13 (2.11%) QA
5 8 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.14%) GDPR
7 6 (0.98%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.65%) HL7
8 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) HDFS
2 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.30%) Matomo
3 6 (0.98%) CASB
3 6 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.65%) Ansible
5 4 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.49%) Terraform
7 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.33%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.33%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 101 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.39%) SAP
3 22 (3.58%) Splunk
4 20 (3.25%) Oracle
5 19 (3.09%) ServiceNow
6 16 (2.60%) Google
7 13 (2.11%) Cisco
7 13 (2.11%) Tableau
8 12 (1.95%) Adobe
9 11 (1.79%) Alteryx
9 11 (1.79%) HP
10 9 (1.46%) Citrix
11 8 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.30%) VMware
12 7 (1.14%) Samsung
12 7 (1.14%) Symantec
13 6 (0.98%) Avaya
13 6 (0.98%) BT
13 6 (0.98%) McAfee
14 5 (0.81%) Remedy