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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 4 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.07% 10.20% 9.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 10.64% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £365 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £211 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
51 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.07% 95.92% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 89
Median daily rate £370 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 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 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) MS Office
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (11.54%) ISEB
7 3 (11.54%) Sage
8 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) SLA
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
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
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Citrix
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (11.54%) Sage
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) HP