Period
to 7 July 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 243 628 799
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.49% 14.31% 15.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.19% 14.99% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 433 510
Median daily rate £375 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.72%
10th Percentile £161 £203 £200
90th Percentile £500 £475 £463
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 29
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% +30.43%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.24 £20.55
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.45 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.07% +2.97% -3.23%

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 1,712 4,189 4,870
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.44% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 2,776 3,224
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £233 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 200 172
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -5.78% +31.60%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.00 £9.82
90th Percentile £28.59 £35.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate £22.82 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +14.10% +6.95% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Yorkshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 +1 165 £399 +6.40% 16
South Yorkshire 0 62 £363 -5.23% 14
North Yorkshire -6 14 £331 -5.36% 9
East Yorkshire -7 1 - - 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 50 (20.58%) Finance
1 50 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 49 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (14.81%) Windows
5 35 (14.40%) SQL
6 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
7 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
7 28 (11.52%) Business Analysis
8 27 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (10.70%) Public Sector
10 24 (9.88%) Active Directory
10 24 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (9.05%) Workshop Facilitation
11 22 (9.05%) Requirements Gathering
12 21 (8.64%) Data Analysis
12 21 (8.64%) Change Management
13 20 (8.23%) NHS
13 20 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (7.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 18 (7.41%) Office 365
15 18 (7.41%) Data Management
16 17 (7.00%) Retail
16 17 (7.00%) Migration
16 17 (7.00%) User Stories
16 17 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (6.58%) Management Information System
17 16 (6.58%) SQL Server
18 15 (6.17%) Oracle
19 13 (5.35%) ITIL

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 8 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.88%) Confluence
3 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.23%) SAS
4 3 (1.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.82%) ArcInfo
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.82%) iTrent
1 2 (0.82%) Primavera
2 1 (0.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.41%) Office 365
2 11 (4.53%) Power Platform
3 9 (3.70%) Azure
4 4 (1.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.23%) AWS
5 3 (1.23%) GCP
5 3 (1.23%) Google Sheets
6 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.41%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.29%) Firewall
2 5 (2.06%) LAN
2 5 (2.06%) Skype
2 5 (2.06%) WAN
3 4 (1.65%) Network Security
4 3 (1.23%) VPN
5 2 (0.82%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.82%) SSL
5 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.82%) VoIP
5 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.82%) Wireless
5 2 (0.82%) WLAN
6 1 (0.41%) 3G
6 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.41%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.41%) IPsec
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.53%) Power BI
3 10 (4.12%) QlikView
4 9 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.23%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (1.23%) GIS
7 3 (1.23%) MySQL
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (4.53%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.82%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.41%) RStudio
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (20.58%) Finance
2 26 (10.70%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.00%) Retail
4 11 (4.53%) Banking
5 9 (3.70%) Law
6 6 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.65%) Publishing
9 3 (1.23%) Back Office
9 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.65%) XML
2 2 (0.82%) Ajax
2 2 (0.82%) J2EE
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.41%) EDI
3 1 (0.41%) JSON
3 1 (0.41%) OAuth
3 1 (0.41%) OpenID
3 1 (0.41%) RESTful
3 1 (0.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.23%) NHS
3 16 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.23%) FMCG
7 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.82%) iPad
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.82%) PMI
7 2 (0.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.41%) AS400
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.41%) Life Science
8 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.81%) Windows
2 13 (5.35%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.23%) Android
5 3 (1.23%) Unix
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (11.52%) Business Analysis
3 27 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.05%) Requirements Gathering
5 22 (9.05%) Workshop Facilitation
6 21 (8.64%) Change Management
6 21 (8.64%) Data Analysis
7 20 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (7.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 18 (7.41%) Data Management
10 17 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (7.00%) Migration
10 17 (7.00%) User Stories
11 13 (5.35%) ERP
11 13 (5.35%) ITIL
11 13 (5.35%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.12%) Validation
12 10 (4.12%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.40%) SQL
2 8 (3.29%) Python
3 4 (1.65%) Java
3 4 (1.65%) R
4 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.23%) PHP
4 3 (1.23%) VBA
5 2 (0.82%) Perl
5 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.41%) C
6 1 (0.41%) C#
6 1 (0.41%) RPG
6 1 (0.41%) RPG IV
6 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (4.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.29%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.06%) ISEB
4 4 (1.65%) CISM
4 4 (1.65%) CISSP
5 3 (1.23%) IIBA
6 2 (0.82%) CBAP
6 2 (0.82%) CISA
6 2 (0.82%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.82%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.41%) CCNP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) GDPR
2 12 (4.94%) SLA
3 11 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.29%) QA
5 6 (2.47%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.82%) COBIT
8 2 (0.82%) NIST
8 2 (0.82%) PMO
9 1 (0.41%) HL7
9 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.65%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.82%) WSUS
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.17%) Oracle
3 12 (4.94%) Citrix
4 8 (3.29%) Google
5 6 (2.47%) Tableau
6 5 (2.06%) Cisco
7 4 (1.65%) Databricks
8 3 (1.23%) Remedy
8 3 (1.23%) VMware
9 2 (0.82%) Apple
9 2 (0.82%) Ceridian
9 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.82%) HP
9 2 (0.82%) Novell
9 2 (0.82%) Okta
9 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.82%) Sony
9 2 (0.82%) Splunk
9 2 (0.82%) Workday