Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 November 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.

Analyst
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 771 702 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.70% 16.18% 15.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.35% 16.70% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 476 564
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £202 £130 £184
90th Percentile £471 £475 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 40 58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.71
90th Percentile £24.40 £20.18 £23.75
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -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 4,715 4,204 5,276
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.87% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,156 2,784 3,403
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £248
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 137 198
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.01%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.37
90th Percentile £35.75 £26.30 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88% +0.11%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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
West Yorkshire +1 564 £375 +7.14% 95
South Yorkshire -2 115 £310 -27.06% 37
North Yorkshire +1 69 £391 +95.63% 31
East Yorkshire -5 7 £475 +26.67% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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.

1 192 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (24.25%) Finance
3 151 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 107 (13.88%) Business Analysis
6 102 (13.23%) SQL
7 80 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
8 72 (9.34%) Windows
9 66 (8.56%) Test Scripting
10 65 (8.43%) Retail
10 65 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
11 62 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
12 61 (7.91%) User Stories
13 58 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 57 (7.39%) Data Analysis
15 48 (6.23%) Active Directory
16 47 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
17 44 (5.71%) Information Security
18 42 (5.45%) SQL Server
19 41 (5.32%) GDPR
20 38 (4.93%) Scrum
20 38 (4.93%) Test Automation
21 37 (4.80%) JIRA
21 37 (4.80%) Banking
21 37 (4.80%) E-Commerce
21 37 (4.80%) SDLC
22 36 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 35 (4.54%) SAP
23 35 (4.54%) ITIL
23 35 (4.54%) Business Intelligence

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 30 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.46%) SAS
3 18 (2.33%) Confluence
4 10 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.04%) CMS
5 8 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.52%) Gentran
6 4 (0.52%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.52%) WordPress
7 3 (0.39%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.91%) SAP HR
2 7 (0.91%) SAP Payroll
3 6 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.52%) OPENHousing
4 4 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.39%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) iTrent
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.59%) Office 365
2 14 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.52%) SaaS
4 4 (0.52%) Slack
4 4 (0.52%) Trello
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.72%) LAN
2 20 (2.59%) Internet
3 19 (2.46%) WAN
4 16 (2.08%) Firewall
5 14 (1.82%) DNS
6 8 (1.04%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.91%) VPN
8 6 (0.78%) BGP
8 6 (0.78%) MPLS
8 6 (0.78%) OSPF
8 6 (0.78%) SMS
8 6 (0.78%) SSH
9 5 (0.65%) DHCP
9 5 (0.65%) FTP
9 5 (0.65%) HTTP
9 5 (0.65%) Wireless
10 4 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.52%) SAN
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.69%) Power BI
4 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.56%) MS Access
6 10 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.17%) QlikView
8 7 (0.91%) Big Data
8 7 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.91%) Spotfire
9 6 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.78%) MySQL
10 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.52%) GIS
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 37 (4.80%) JIRA
2 18 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.82%) Selenium
4 9 (1.17%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.04%) JMeter
6 6 (0.78%) Gatling
6 6 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.78%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.65%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.52%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.52%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.26%) MSTest
10 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 187 (24.25%) Finance
2 65 (8.43%) Retail
3 37 (4.80%) Banking
4 21 (2.72%) Legal
5 17 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.69%) Marketing
8 8 (1.04%) Law
8 8 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.91%) Games
10 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.65%) Publishing
12 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.08%) .NET
2 9 (1.17%) Middleware
3 7 (0.91%) HTML
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.65%) Regular Expression
5 5 (0.65%) Web Services
6 4 (0.52%) XML
7 2 (0.26%) JSON
7 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.13%) COM
8 1 (0.13%) CSS
8 1 (0.13%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.13%) Kafka
8 1 (0.13%) RESTful
8 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.85%) NHS
3 19 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (1.95%) User Experience
6 11 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.39%) Clustering
12 3 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.34%) Windows
2 31 (4.02%) Unix
3 23 (2.98%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.82%) Linux
4 14 (1.82%) Windows 2000
4 14 (1.82%) Windows Vista
4 14 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.52%) MVS
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.39%) Android
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.26%) Solaris
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) OS/390
11 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 107 (13.88%) Business Analysis
4 66 (8.56%) Test Scripting
5 61 (7.91%) User Stories
6 58 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 57 (7.39%) Data Analysis
8 47 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (5.71%) Information Security
10 38 (4.93%) Scrum
10 38 (4.93%) Test Automation
11 37 (4.80%) E-Commerce
11 37 (4.80%) SDLC
12 36 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 35 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (4.54%) ITIL
14 34 (4.41%) Analytics
15 33 (4.28%) Validation
16 32 (4.15%) Migration
17 29 (3.76%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 102 (13.23%) SQL
2 19 (2.46%) C#
3 14 (1.82%) Java
4 9 (1.17%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.04%) C
5 8 (1.04%) Python
5 8 (1.04%) R
6 6 (0.78%) PHP
7 5 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.52%) RPG
8 4 (0.52%) RPG IV
8 4 (0.52%) VB
9 3 (0.39%) Perl
9 3 (0.39%) VBA
10 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.13%) COBOL
11 1 (0.13%) JCL
11 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (3.63%) Degree
2 26 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.59%) ISEB
5 20 (2.59%) MCSE
6 18 (2.33%) MCP
6 18 (2.33%) MCSA
7 15 (1.95%) CCNA
8 14 (1.82%) HNC
9 13 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.56%) CISSP
11 11 (1.43%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.91%) CCNP
12 7 (0.91%) IIBA
13 6 (0.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.52%) CBAP
15 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.32%) GDPR
2 26 (3.37%) PMO
3 23 (2.98%) Data Quality
4 20 (2.59%) SLA
5 16 (2.08%) QA
6 9 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.04%) GxP
7 8 (1.04%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.26%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.52%) XenApp
4 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.26%) XenServer
6 1 (0.13%) ACF2
6 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.13%) RACF
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.04%) Grafana
1 8 (1.04%) SCCM
2 6 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.65%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.52%) Nessus
4 4 (0.52%) QRadar
5 3 (0.39%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.39%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.39%) Kibana
5 3 (0.39%) SCOM
6 2 (0.26%) Control-M
6 2 (0.26%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.26%) Nmap
6 2 (0.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 120 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.54%) SAP
3 34 (4.41%) Oracle
4 21 (2.72%) Cisco
5 14 (1.82%) Tableau
5 14 (1.82%) VMware
6 13 (1.69%) F5
7 12 (1.56%) HP
8 10 (1.30%) Citrix
8 10 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.17%) Splunk
10 8 (1.04%) Datameer
10 8 (1.04%) McAfee
10 8 (1.04%) Teradata
11 6 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.78%) Intel
12 5 (0.65%) IBM
12 5 (0.65%) Netskope
12 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com