The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover 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.

Test Analyst
Hampshire / Andover
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 2.08% - 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £370 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £311
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +77.77% -18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Andover. 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
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 45 53 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 93.75% 96.36% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 17
Median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Andover

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Andover

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Test 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 Andover region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) F#
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
2 2 (66.67%) WinSCP
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (66.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) F#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware