The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.10% - 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.20 £14.18 £37.50
% change year-on-year +49.55% -62.20%  

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 112 137 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 86.82% 93.84% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 76 125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £558 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +32.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.43 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) NeoLoad
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware