The median contractor rate for a QA Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 28 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.

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £265
% change year-on-year +4.16% +13.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 695 717 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.29% 95.73% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 396 378
Median daily rate £406 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

QA Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, QA 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 Milton Keynes region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP