Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 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.

Technical Test Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 848 837
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Test Analyst 41 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.017% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.018% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 10
England median daily rate £400 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +24.59% +17.31%
10th Percentile £240 £433 £289
90th Percentile £529 £498 £470
UK median daily rate £388 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -8.82% +30.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89210 92159 99333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59487 60657 64240
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2625 3000 3817
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.05
% change year-on-year +3.86% -0.28% +9.39%

Technical Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Test Analyst in England

Technical Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Test Analyst in England

Technical Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Test Analyst in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Test Analyst in England

Technical Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Test Analyst in England

Technical Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Test Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 25 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
London -8 16 £500 - 1
South East +8 12 £281 -
North of England - 9 £400 -
North East - 8 £400 -
South West +3 2 £300 -29.41%
West Midlands +28 1 - -
Midlands +24 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Technical Test Analyst
UK

Technical Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Technical 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 England region featuring Technical Test Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Selenium
3 24 (58.54%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) .NET
4 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
5 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
5 16 (39.02%) Test Automation
6 15 (36.59%) Banking
6 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Excel
7 14 (34.15%) API Testing
7 14 (34.15%) SoapUI
8 13 (31.71%) Web Services
8 13 (31.71%) VBA
9 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) Scrum
10 11 (26.83%) DevOps
11 9 (21.95%) Groovy
12 7 (17.07%) Kanban
12 7 (17.07%) SOAP
13 6 (14.63%) LoadRunner
13 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
13 6 (14.63%) Scala
13 6 (14.63%) JIRA
13 6 (14.63%) QA
13 6 (14.63%) Open Source
14 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
14 5 (12.20%) SDET
14 5 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.20%) HP

Technical Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) Mingle
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) PuTTY
1 3 (7.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) Selenium
2 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
3 14 (34.15%) SoapUI
4 6 (14.63%) JIRA
4 6 (14.63%) LoadRunner
5 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
6 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.32%) Ant
7 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.32%) Gatling
7 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (7.32%) TestNG
8 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.44%) TestRail
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (36.59%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) EDI
4 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.44%) Fintech
2 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Test Automation
1 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
2 14 (34.15%) API Testing
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) DevOps
4 11 (26.83%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) Kanban
6 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) SDET
7 5 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) VBA
4 9 (21.95%) Groovy
5 6 (14.63%) Scala
6 5 (12.20%) C#
7 3 (7.32%) F#
8 2 (4.88%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) C
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
9 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) HP
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) Software AG
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) webMethods
4 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.44%) hybris