Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 607 604 626
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 -31
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Test Analyst 22 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.028% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.07% +15.38% -10.34%
10th Percentile £310 £296 £265
90th Percentile £473 £413 £353
England median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -8.45%
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 43,329 42,794 42,453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.97% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,317 30,865 30,288
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 515 551
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.00% +1.21%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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
South London - 7 £329 - 1
East London - 3 - -
Central London - 1 £450 -
SC Cleared Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, SC Cleared Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring SC Cleared Test Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) ERP
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Selenium
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
7 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
8 2 (9.09%) DRM
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) Python
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Migration

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 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) AutoIt
5 1 (4.55%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Log4j
5 1 (4.55%) QAComplete
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) Toad
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) ERP
3 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) DRM
6 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP ALM
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.55%) VMware