Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 25 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 3.27% 1.85% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 2.02% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Peterborough median daily rate £275 £275 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.77% -3.64%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £298 £362 £273
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £360 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 234 198 186
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 91.67% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 109 99
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +9.63% +3.85%
10th Percentile £124 £159 £104
90th Percentile £539 £478 £515
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £351 £400
% change year-on-year +21.11% -12.27% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 17
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.62% -9.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.31 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £24.05 £36.07
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.35 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.73% -38.99% +72.84%

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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Peterborough region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SMS
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

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 1 (12.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA