Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 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.

Senior Test Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 172 190
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.20% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
East of England median daily rate £360 £255 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -32.09% +29.48%
10th Percentile £303 £255 £338
90th Percentile £544 £420 £413
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,529 4,322 4,913
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 95.62% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,630 2,461 2,820
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 354 505
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.81 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.55
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in the East of England

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in the East of England

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Test Analyst in the East of England

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in the East of England

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -6 4 £320 -16.07% 2
Essex -9 2 £538 +110.78%
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior 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 East of England region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) WSO2
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace