The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £294 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 29 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.

Test Analyst
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 5.35% 2.44% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 2.53% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Median daily rate £294 £299 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +20.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £274 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £329 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.20 £14.18 £37.50
% change year-on-year +49.55% -62.20%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 348 474 376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.03% 96.54% 98.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 224 182
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 20
Median hourly rate £12.23 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.12% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £48.50 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Nottingham

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Nottingham

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Nottingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Nottingham

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Nottingham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) QA
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.64%) System Testing
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
7 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Selenium
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smart Meter
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) System Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Capita
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