Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £324 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 26 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.87% 3.90% 8.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 4.15% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 14
Bath median daily rate £324 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.07% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £281 £300 £194
90th Percentile £355 £388 £418
Somerset median daily rate £300 £338 £225
% change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00% -33.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. 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
Bath
Contract vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 226 193 177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.84% 94.15% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 139 95
Bath median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% -7.53%
10th Percentile £213 £173 £182
90th Percentile £538 £495 £475
Somerset median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 17
Bath median hourly rate £15.16 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.69% +100.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.81 £15.70 £15.63
90th Percentile £29.59 £44.50 £47.50
Somerset median hourly rate £41.00 £16.79 £37.25
% change year-on-year +144.19% -54.93% -5.10%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bath

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Bath

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bath region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) 802.15
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 802.15
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA