The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £253 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 28 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
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.15% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £253 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £313
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.77% -19.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 186 188 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 96.37% 98.43% 98.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 106 177
Median daily rate £350 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £549 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.93 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Brighton

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Brighton

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Brighton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Brighton

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Brighton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) TestNG
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) TestNG
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft