Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 18 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.

Test Analyst
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 37 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.57% 3.97% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 4.10% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.17% +14.50% +37.93%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £166
90th Percentile £438 £375 £386
South East median daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -4.06% +4.23% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £39.37 £26.25
% change year-on-year - +49.98% -

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 528 512 690
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 96.79% 98.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 321 472
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £380 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +7.80% +8.46%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 26
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £18.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -5.86% +17.57%
10th Percentile £10.44 £13.15 £10.61
90th Percentile £86.88 £39.30 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Brighton +1 11 £363 +16.00%
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Sussex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) W3C
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 2 (14.29%) BrowserStack
7 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (7.14%) TestNG

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) TestNG
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) MiFID