The median contractor rate for an Agile Test Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Agile Test Analyst
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 138 135
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Test Analyst 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.075% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £284 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £420 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2564 2841 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1836 1909
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Agile Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Wiltshire +4 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Agile Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Agile 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 West region featuring Agile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) VBScript
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
5 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Test Management
5 4 (44.44%) F#
5 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) HTML
8 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Calabash
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Spock
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) SDET
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) F#
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
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