Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 17 July 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.68% 2.29% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.38% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
East Sussex median daily rate £250 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £216 £180 £278
90th Percentile £438 £438 £469
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 516 505 614
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.37% 97.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 328 391
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.34% +1.71%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £544
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 18
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.00 £11.93 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -33.72% -1.85%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £13.18
90th Percentile £17.50 £65.70 £37.95
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in East Sussex over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Brighton -6 7 £238 -32.14% 4
Hove - 2 £425 - 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 East Sussex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) API Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
7 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) API Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft