The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 418 405
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 5 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.042% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.044% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Median daily rate £363 £475 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +43.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) API Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing

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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) HoloLens
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) OpenVMS
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) API Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore