Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 13 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.

Agile Test Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 190 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 - +220
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 20 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
South West median daily rate £325 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% - -
England median daily rate £413 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% -0.77%
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 6,144 5,332 5,326
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 94.98% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,926 3,343 3,487
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 256 357
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% +4.72% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £46.20
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

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
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 13 December 2018. 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
Bristol -14 10 £331 +27.40%
Wiltshire -20 7 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Agile Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Functional Testing
3 13 (65.00%) ISEB
4 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (55.00%) Retail
5 11 (55.00%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) JIRA
10 3 (15.00%) SAP
10 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
10 3 (15.00%) System Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
10 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Fintech
11 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (10.00%) BDD
11 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
11 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) TestRail
General
1 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Functional Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (15.00%) System Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) ISEB
2 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.00%) Workday