Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.01% 2.73% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.89% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Cheltenham median daily rate - £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.97% -4.61%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £295 £369
% change year-on-year +1.69% -20.00% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 127 173 206
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 85.23% 94.54% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 93 115
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £260 £203 £188
90th Percentile £595 £535 £545
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 14
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.20 £39.95
90th Percentile £57.00 £47.20 £44.10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -35.29% +28.79%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Cheltenham

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Cheltenham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared