The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Plymouth during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Test Analyst
Devon / Plymouth
Rank 21 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 2.15% 11.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 11.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £390 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £295
% change year-on-year +4.47% +13.55%  
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 Plymouth. 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
Plymouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 88 62 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 94.62% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 61
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £480 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.02% +8.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in Plymouth

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Test Analyst in Plymouth

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Lead 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 Plymouth region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines