The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 April 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 73 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.48% 2.34% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.42% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 19
Median daily rate £350 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +17.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £309 £300
% change year-on-year +2.02% +2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.10 £13.43 £35.50
% change year-on-year +57.16% -62.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1208 1280 1305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 93.50% 96.75% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 836 699
Median daily rate £435 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 89 65
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.35 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
Redhill -8 7 £360 -
Woking +3 3 £375 +25.00%
Reigate -12 3 £375 +17.18%
Guildford +4 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Surrey region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (60.78%) Selenium
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) ISTQB
4 24 (47.06%) HP
5 22 (43.14%) Java
5 22 (43.14%) Test Strategy
6 20 (39.22%) Defect Management
7 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
7 18 (35.29%) C#
7 18 (35.29%) Python
8 17 (33.33%) SQL
9 15 (29.41%) JIRA
10 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (27.45%) Groovy
10 14 (27.45%) SoapUI
10 14 (27.45%) TDD
11 13 (25.49%) ISEB
11 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
12 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (23.53%) Visual Studio
13 11 (21.57%) HP UFT
13 11 (21.57%) Oracle
13 11 (21.57%) Finance
13 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
14 10 (19.61%) MVVM
14 10 (19.61%) BDD
14 10 (19.61%) SDLC
15 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
15 9 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) Selenium
2 15 (29.41%) JIRA
3 14 (27.45%) SoapUI
4 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 11 (21.57%) HP UFT
6 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
7 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
8 6 (11.76%) SpecFlow
9 5 (9.80%) MSTest
9 5 (9.80%) NUnit
10 4 (7.84%) Gatling
10 4 (7.84%) Protractor
10 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
11 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
11 3 (5.88%) NeoLoad
12 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
12 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
12 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) SOAP
2 7 (13.73%) RESTful
2 7 (13.73%) XML
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Test Strategy
3 20 (39.22%) Defect Management
4 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (27.45%) TDD
6 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
7 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
8 10 (19.61%) BDD
8 10 (19.61%) MVVM
8 10 (19.61%) SDLC
9 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Functional Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Kanban
9 7 (13.73%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Project Management
10 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) Python
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) Groovy
5 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
6 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) ISTQB
2 13 (25.49%) ISEB
3 12 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) HP
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
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