The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.19% 2.11% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 2.17% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 18
Median daily rate £300 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £350
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 Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 831 883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.19% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 592 654
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bristol

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Bristol

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Bristol

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Bristol

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

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 Bristol region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (48.72%) Test Scripting
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 11 (28.21%) Retail
4 9 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
5 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
5 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
6 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
6 7 (17.95%) HP
7 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) Selenium
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
8 5 (12.82%) Maximo
8 5 (12.82%) SAP
8 5 (12.82%) ERP
9 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.69%) QA
10 3 (7.69%) Test Management
10 3 (7.69%) Billing
10 3 (7.69%) ETL

Test 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Maximo
2 2 (5.13%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.13%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.13%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.56%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) Robot Framework
2 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 11 (28.21%) Retail
3 9 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Billing
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) RIA
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Test Scripting
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Migration
4 8 (20.51%) Scenario Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
4 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Test Management
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.13%) Defect Management
8 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Kibana
2 1 (2.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Amdocs
3 1 (2.56%) BT
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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