Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £384 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Test Analyst
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 75 76
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.08% 2.05% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.16% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 50
Surrey median daily rate £384 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £280 £276 £300
90th Percentile £439 £454 £438
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £39.37 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +35.76% -14.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,640 1,897 2,476
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.99% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,855 1,186 1,560
Surrey median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £274 £175 £263
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 112 115
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.55% +20.81%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.61 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.29 £42.00 £58.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Surrey

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Surrey

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Surrey

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Surrey

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Reigate -30 11 £400 +45.45% 1
Staines -6 2 £463 - 1
Leatherhead -6 2 £280 -30.43% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -22 2 £400 +18.52%
Redhill - 2 £373 -
Dorking - 1 £388 -
Epsom - 1 £230 -
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Surrey region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
5 10 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (26.67%) HP
7 8 (26.67%) ISEB
7 8 (26.67%) HP UFT
7 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
8 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (23.33%) System Testing
8 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
9 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 6 (20.00%) Gherkin
9 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.00%) BDD
9 6 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.67%) JIRA
10 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (13.33%) Test Planning

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (6.67%) Lawson
1 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) HP UFT
2 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
3 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (13.33%) Selenium
5 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Appium
7 1 (3.33%) Mocha
7 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Chai
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
4 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) SDLC
5 7 (23.33%) System Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
6 6 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) Statistics
8 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) ISEB
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Thales
3 2 (6.67%) Workday
4 1 (3.33%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.33%) SAP