Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 24 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.

Test Analyst
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.15% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Middlesex median daily rate £340 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +34.55% -7.56%
South East median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £39.37 £26.25
% change year-on-year - +49.98% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 248 340 319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 96.32% 91.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 202 162
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.11% +3.67%
10th Percentile £262 £283 £263
90th Percentile £528 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Middlesex

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Middlesex

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Middlesex

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Middlesex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling