Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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.

Senior Test Analyst
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 87 88
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.20% 0.082% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.086% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £320 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% - -
East of England median daily rate £385 £350 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,393 1,164 1,298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.72% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 650 651
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £183 £195 £220
90th Percentile £558 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 86 102
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.63 £15.75 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.79% -15.44% +6.43%
10th Percentile £10.14 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.83 £52.50 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £21.54 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.06% +2.55% +7.69%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Senior 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM