The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset 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
Senior Test Analyst
South West / Somerset
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.94% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year - +12.00%  
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 Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 205 262 331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.70% 98.87% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 138 206
Median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +141.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £45.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Somerset

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in Somerset

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 £250 - 1
Senior Test Analyst
South West

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Somerset region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore