Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 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 of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 66 89
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 1.42% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.50% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 12
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £275 £323 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +12.17% -
10th Percentile £213 £266 £263
90th Percentile £366 £388 £349
East of England median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -63.89% -12.20% +57.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1335 1065 1488
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.41% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 504 877
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £171 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 107 128
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.06
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -11 7 £275 -8.33%
Cambridge -9 3 £345 +2.22% 6
Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) SOAP
5 7 (41.18%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
6 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
7 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) NUnit
8 4 (23.53%) ATM
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (23.53%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
9 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Client Onboarding
9 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Banking
10 2 (11.76%) HTML

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
1 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
2 4 (23.53%) NUnit
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
6 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Client Onboarding
8 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (5.88%) BDD
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle