The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 25 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 / Basingstoke
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.20% 1.60% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 1.71% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Median daily rate £310 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £310
% change year-on-year -2.10% +3.22%  
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 Basingstoke. 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
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 292 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 95.80% 93.59% 89.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 132 120
Median daily rate £356 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 13
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.10
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 Basingstoke

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 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 Basingstoke region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) HP
1 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
4 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
4 8 (38.10%) Test Management
4 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (33.33%) LTE
6 6 (28.57%) 4G
6 6 (28.57%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) Motorola
7 5 (23.81%) Middleware
7 5 (23.81%) Validation
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Analytics
8 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (19.05%) DevOps
8 4 (19.05%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Billing
9 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LTE
2 6 (28.57%) 4G
2 6 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) SilkTest
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Trac
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
2 3 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Test Management
2 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) VB
1 3 (14.29%) VBScript
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) ISEB
7 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Motorola
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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