Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 6 months to 21 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
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 4.59% 3.29% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 3.48% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Bournemouth median daily rate £400 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +18.18% -26.67%
10th Percentile £381 £273 £158
90th Percentile £438 £335 £388
Dorset median daily rate £413 £305 £275
% change year-on-year +35.25% +10.91% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - £25.00
Dorset median hourly rate - - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth. 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
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies in Bournemouth with a recognized job title 108 201 183
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.08% 94.37% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 155 105
Bournemouth median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £188 £234 £184
90th Percentile £503 £538 £524
Dorset median daily rate £418 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +15.17% -3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 12
Bournemouth median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.43% -17.19%
Dorset median hourly rate £38.96 £15.26 £41.24
% change year-on-year +155.32% -63.00% +146.65%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 21 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 Bournemouth region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Toad
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (20.00%) HP