Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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.

Lead Test Analyst
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 596 571
Rank change year-on-year -19 -25 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 19 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.024% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.026% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 26
London median daily rate £425 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.64% -23.61%
10th Percentile £300 £343 £225
90th Percentile £538 £521 £488
England median daily rate £388 £380 £343
% change year-on-year +1.97% +10.95% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in London

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Test Analyst in London

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Test Analyst in London

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Test Analyst in London

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London -4 4 £400 -
South London - 1 - -
Lead Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Lead 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 London region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) QA
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 6 (31.58%) System Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) VB
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) TestRail
4 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Private Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) webOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) System Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
7 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Northgate
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore