The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 3 months to 22 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
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.00% 1.39% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.44% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £316 £313
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.20%  
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 Bournemouth. 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
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 48 139 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 96.00% 96.53% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 105 49
Median daily rate £325 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.87% -56.36%  
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 Bournemouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bournemouth

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Bournemouth

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Bournemouth

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bournemouth region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

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

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA