The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank - 18 34
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 42 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 9.11% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category - 9.46% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 41 8
Median daily rate - £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £185.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% -23.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 275 444 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.52% 96.31% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 339 132
Median daily rate £390 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 11
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £170.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Kent

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Kent

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Kent

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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