Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Test Analyst
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 33 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.36% 3.46% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.62% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 10
Suffolk median daily rate £348 £325 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -1.96% +15.30%
10th Percentile £305 £276 £275
90th Percentile £419 £382 £405
East of England median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -63.89% -6.49% +48.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 292 442 446
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.30% 95.67% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 273 292
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £131 £230 £263
90th Percentile £564 £550 £524
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 20
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £18.39 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.73% +44.20% -1.92%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.75 £8.88
90th Percentile £35.50 £43.75 £18.83
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Ipswich -7 7 £348 +11.20% 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft