Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Test Analyst
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 98 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £320 £450 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +19.84% +28.38%
10th Percentile £298 £418 £338
90th Percentile £372 £483 £413
East of England median daily rate £320 £255 £376
% change year-on-year +25.49% -32.09% +32.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 1459 1341 1530
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.93% 96.68% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 765 771
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 83 157
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.82 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -14.71% +9.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.68 £53.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Hatfield - 1 £303 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 -
Senior Test Analyst
East of England

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace