The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £319 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 26 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.

Test Analyst
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.89% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £319 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £311
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +77.77% -18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 157 141 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 98.74% 97.92% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 101 103
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £46.07 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.61% +268.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Luton

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Luton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Luton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

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

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft