The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 22 June 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 17 21
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 1.10% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.15% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £316 £313
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +77.77% -18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 98 87 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 96.08% 95.60% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 57 94
Median daily rate £425 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +24.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +46.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £19.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Guildford

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Guildford

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Guildford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Guildford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware