Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Test Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance Test Analyst
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 620 600
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +7
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Test Analyst 11 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% 0.009% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.009% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
London median daily rate £375 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% -2.88%
10th Percentile £296 £277 £300
90th Percentile £413 £364 £373
England median daily rate £375 £321 £338
% change year-on-year +16.73% -4.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 45044 42282 44042
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32714 30029 31071
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £299 £269
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 569 671
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

SC Cleared Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared Test Analyst in London

SC Cleared Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared Test Analyst in London

SC Cleared Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared Test Analyst in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared Test Analyst in London

SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared Test Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
West London - 1 £325 -
SC Cleared Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) Confluence
3 7 (63.64%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 6 (54.55%) Zephyr
5 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
6 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 4 (36.36%) Microservices
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) System Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) PaaS
8 2 (18.18%) API Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing

SC Cleared 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 7 (63.64%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
2 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Zephyr
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) GitLab
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) TestNG
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 7 (63.64%) Scenario Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Microservices
5 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) System Testing
7 2 (18.18%) API Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) F#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Software AG
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods