Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > Basingstoke
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 37 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.46% 1.31% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 1.42% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Basingstoke median daily rate £305 £265 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.09% -27.40% -
10th Percentile £226 £244 £345
90th Percentile £329 £283 £403
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £39.37 £21.25
% change year-on-year - +85.27% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 636 352 479
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 91.91% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 183 292
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £193
90th Percentile £534 £475 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 37
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £19.44 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.06% +23.40% -4.55%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.05
90th Percentile £40.38 £27.50 £24.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Basingstoke

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Basingstoke region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) HP
1 16 (69.57%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
2 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (56.52%) Collaborative Working
3 13 (56.52%) LTE
3 13 (56.52%) Test Management
4 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Wireless
4 12 (52.17%) Motorola
5 11 (47.83%) 4G
6 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
7 9 (39.13%) Analytics
8 8 (34.78%) Degree
8 8 (34.78%) Validation
9 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
10 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
10 5 (21.74%) Publishing
10 5 (21.74%) Workflow
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) VBScript
10 5 (21.74%) VB
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) PMO
11 4 (17.39%) Customer-Centricity

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) LTE
2 12 (52.17%) Wireless
3 11 (47.83%) 4G
4 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Trac
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Life Science
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
2 13 (56.52%) Collaborative Working
2 13 (56.52%) Test Management
3 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Analytics
4 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
5 8 (34.78%) Validation
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
8 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.70%) ITSM
10 2 (8.70%) Service Management
11 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) VB
1 5 (21.74%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
1 15 (65.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (43.48%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PMO
2 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) Motorola
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) SAP