Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 52 77
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.43% 1.44% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.51% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Cambridge median daily rate £345 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +22.73% -
10th Percentile £321 £279 £251
90th Percentile £374 £388 £305
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £323 £288
% change year-on-year -6.98% +12.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 651 595 915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 95.05% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 306 601
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £209 £250
90th Percentile £551 £549 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 58 64
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.56 £13.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £56.13
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +35.14% +35.37% -16.33%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Cambridge

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridge region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards