The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Senior Test Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 799 804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.29% 93.56% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 465 396
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £31.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Reading

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in Reading

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Reading region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP