Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Test Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 174 198
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 7 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.29% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.30% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
East of England median daily rate £320 £255 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -32.09% +32.33%
10th Percentile £299 £255 £338
90th Percentile £539 £443 £413
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 4838 4666 5666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.69% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2780 2688 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £202 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 378 540
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Hertfordshire -1 4 £320 -28.89%
Essex -27 2 £519 +103.43%
Bedfordshire -7 1 - -
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 17 November 2017, 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 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) JSON Schema
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Groovy
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) WSO2