Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 16 December 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.16% 1.07% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.13% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Slough median daily rate - £280 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.08% -5.98%
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 322 266 282
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.06% 94.66% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 179 188
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £204
90th Percentile £550 £558 £504
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 13
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £41.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +115.79% +46.15%
10th Percentile £12.45 £18.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £41.50 £41.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £14.75
% change year-on-year +44.14% -5.93% -26.25%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Slough

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Slough

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Slough region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
1 4 (100.00%) TestRail

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

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) TestRail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow