The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.60% 5.50% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 5.88% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £378 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 157 102 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 93.45% 93.58% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 60 48
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.45 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.30% -28.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.63 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Portsmouth

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Portsmouth

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Portsmouth

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 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 Portsmouth region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle