Period
to 26 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Agile Test Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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.

Agile Test Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 188 196
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 25 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
South West median daily rate £368 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -13.33% +32.16%
10th Percentile £267 £325 £300
90th Percentile £438 £325 £398
England median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,791 4,870 5,072
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.15% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,673 2,906 3,201
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 294 277
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £29.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.66% -24.68% +3.36%
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.80 £12.15
90th Percentile £51.15 £48.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.67 £18.70
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.17% -4.64%

Agile Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Test Analyst in the South West

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Test Analyst in the South West

Agile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Test Analyst in the South West

Agile Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Test Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -31 4 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £310 -
Agile Test Analyst
England

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, Agile 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 South West region featuring Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Retail
3 13 (52.00%) Functional Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (44.00%) CRM
5 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 9 (36.00%) ISEB
7 8 (32.00%) SAP
7 8 (32.00%) SAP CRM
8 6 (24.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (24.00%) Data Management
8 6 (24.00%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (12.00%) EPoS
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) hybris
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (8.00%) Workday
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) JIRA
10 2 (8.00%) Selenium
10 2 (8.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
11 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
11 1 (4.00%) SQL
11 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (4.00%) Cadence
11 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing

Agile Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) SAP CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (80.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Functional Testing
3 11 (44.00%) CRM
3 11 (44.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (24.00%) Data Management
4 6 (24.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Sprint Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Sprint Retrospective
6 1 (4.00%) Sprint Review
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (12.00%) hybris
4 2 (8.00%) Workday
5 1 (4.00%) Cadence
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft