Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a QA Automation Analyst was £486 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Automation QA Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Automation Analyst 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £486 - -
South West median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1849 1585 1645
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.68% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1108 1219
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £236 £226
90th Percentile £525 £555 £538
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 81 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +47.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.23 £47.50 £41.84
South West median hourly rate £27.75 £25.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.25% -13.75% +50.00%

QA Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, QA Automation 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 Bristol region featuring QA Automation Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Gatling
1 2 (100.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

QA Automation Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Gatling
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA