The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.27% 1.85% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.90% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £313 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.83% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% -23.45%  

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 42 105 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 95.45% 97.22% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 76 62
Median daily rate £363 £440 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +9.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £170 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Median hourly rate £14.99 £12.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £8.75 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management

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 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (40.00%) HP