The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.90% 0.36% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.39% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £315 £313
% change year-on-year - +0.80%  
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 Bracknell. 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
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 201 255 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 90.95% 92.06% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 122 102
Median daily rate £423 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.55% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bracknell

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Bracknell

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Bracknell

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bracknell region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) CMS

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk