The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.53% - 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% -23.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 123 153 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 93.89% 96.23% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 103 90
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Middlesex

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Talend
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Talend