The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Derbyshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 41 30 35
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.77% 2.03% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.14% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £260 £400 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +50.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% -23.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire. 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
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 245 234 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 94.59% 95.12% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 132 112
Median daily rate £385 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.20% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £123 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
Median hourly rate £11.33 £10.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.52% -40.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £9.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.31 £48.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Derbyshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Derbyshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Derbyshire

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Derbyshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Infor
3 2 (28.57%) Baan
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP SCM
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (14.29%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Baan
2 2 (28.57%) Infor
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter