Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.93% 4.84% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 5.06% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Peterborough median daily rate £263 £275 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% -11.21%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £223
90th Percentile £296 £325 £311
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £244 £300 £278
% change year-on-year -18.75% +8.11% -4.31%
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 226 178 189
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 95.70% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 102
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £358 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +12.16% -8.93%
10th Percentile £116 £160 £100
90th Percentile £511 £488 £549
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £419 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +19.64% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 25
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +12.50% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.59 £8.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £26.53 £34.07
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.75 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% -15.25% +73.53%

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 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 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 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center