The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 2 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.57% 10.00% 12.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 10.31% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 13
Median daily rate £475 £110 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -72.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.88 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +13.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53 97 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.64% 97.00% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 84
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Cheltenham region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (11.54%) ISEB
9 3 (11.54%) Sage
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (7.69%) CRM
10 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
1 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
5 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
9 1 (3.85%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Sage
3 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) HP