The median contractor rate for a Technical Test Analyst was £314 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
Technical Test Analyst
England / South East
Rank 240 261 267
Rank change year-on-year +21 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Test Analyst 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.034% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £314 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.26% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -12.90% +19.23%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Technical Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Technical Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Test Analyst in the South East

Technical Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Test Analyst in the South East

Technical Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Test Analyst within the South East 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
Surrey +10 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £288 -
Hampshire +10 1 £314 -4.84%
Technical Test Analyst
England

Technical Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Technical 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 South East region featuring Technical Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Protractor
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Technical Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Protractor
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) SilkTest
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware