Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 20 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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.92% 3.56% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.67% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Brighton median daily rate £375 £313 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.76% +80.95%
10th Percentile £263 £180 £365
90th Percentile £443 £369 £387
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £344 £300
% change year-on-year +9.17% +14.50% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 332 354 514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.99% 98.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 214 345
Brighton median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +0.29%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £225
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £19.10 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.31% +2.24% +18.60%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.34 £12.80
90th Percentile £101.25 £36.25 £31.96
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £19.43 £18.50
% change year-on-year +18.39% +5.01% +16.54%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 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 Brighton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) API Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) SQL

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) MiFID