The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 30 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.

Lead Test Analyst
South West / Devon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.73% 3.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £390 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £298
% change year-on-year +4.47% +12.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 262 184 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.62% 97.87% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 132 118
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £222 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +106.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in Devon

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Test Analyst in Devon

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -10 2 £390 -11.36%
Lead Test Analyst
South West

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Lead 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 Devon region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft