The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 12 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 15.38% 4.88% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 5.56% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Median daily rate £425 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75 108 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 96.15% 87.80% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 102
Median daily rate £363 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -22.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 9
Median hourly rate £17.35 £13.23 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.19% -68.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cheltenham

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Cheltenham

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Cheltenham

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) IBM
6 6 (20.69%) IBM Sterling
6 6 (20.69%) JIRA
6 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) Android
7 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
7 5 (17.24%) Content Management
7 5 (17.24%) CMS
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
8 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.34%) QA
9 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (17.24%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) Content Management
4 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Multichannel Retail
6 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) BPMN
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) IBM Sterling
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Trillium