Period
to 21 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.23% 1.24% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 1.31% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 5
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £299 £215 £180
90th Percentile £469 £438 £359
South East median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 599 459 451
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 95.23% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 274 282
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 14
East Sussex median hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.62% +0.87% -17.86%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.02 £10.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £43.75 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.86% - -6.67%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +11 24 £425 +88.89% 7
Hove -1 2 £425 -
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 20 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 18 (69.23%) Selenium
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
4 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
6 9 (34.62%) ISEB
6 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
7 8 (30.77%) SpecFlow
8 7 (26.92%) Coaching
8 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) JIRA
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 3 (11.54%) Finance
11 3 (11.54%) QA
11 3 (11.54%) User Stories
11 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
11 3 (11.54%) React
12 2 (7.69%) API Testing
12 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
12 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
13 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
13 1 (3.85%) Test Management

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 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Selenium
2 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
3 8 (30.77%) SpecFlow
4 6 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) Gatling
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) React
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Behat
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Coaching
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) API Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.85%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISEB
1 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP