Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 22 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.

Test Analyst
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 43 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.06% 2.96% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 3.09% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% +21.74%
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +8.87% +3.33% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 552 517 493
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.35% 95.74% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 318 268
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +7.57% -3.46%
10th Percentile £202 £137 £124
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 40
Leicestershire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.13% -38.13%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.70 £9.93
90th Percentile £43.50 £35.45 £34.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.58% -3.70%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Leicestershire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Leicester -14 3 £275 -11.29% 2
Test Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Leicestershire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Protractor
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) TickIT
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Protractor
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP