The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 29 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
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 29 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.08% 1.53% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.55% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.89% -18.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.20 £14.18 £37.50
% change year-on-year +49.55% -62.20%  

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 137 194 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 95.14% 98.98% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 123 112
Median daily rate £330 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Brighton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

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 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft