Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 19 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.92% 2.65% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.74% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Peterborough median daily rate £275 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -17.81% +46.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £353
90th Percentile £328 £323 £377
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £323 £288
% change year-on-year -6.98% +12.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract vacancies in Peterborough with a recognized job title 342 219 232
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 96.90% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 107 126
Peterborough median daily rate £351 £320 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.53% -6.57% +9.60%
10th Percentile £170 £104 £121
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 42
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.17 £9.15
90th Percentile £21.25 £45.25 £24.23
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +35.14% +35.37% -16.33%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Peterborough

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Peterborough

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 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 Peterborough region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
2 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) ATM
5 3 (42.86%) Client Onboarding
5 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (14.29%) SMS

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Client Onboarding
4 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center