The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 10 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 17 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 32.69% 8.97% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.42% 9.59% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 10
Median daily rate £353 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.05% -0.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £389 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +1.81%  

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 48 73 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.31% 93.59% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 89
Median daily rate £350 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £524 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% -1.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.25 £40.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) IBM
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) CMS
7 4 (16.67%) MS Office
7 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) Content Management
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) SLA
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.33%) XML
9 2 (8.33%) XenApp

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 4 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Android
3 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Content Management
3 4 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix
2 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 6 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.17%) HP