The median contractor rate for a Senior Test Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 24 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.

Senior Test Analyst
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.30% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +2.89% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 318 329 365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 94.93% 95.09% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 218 242
Median daily rate £425 £368 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% -10.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% -4.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Swindon

Senior Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Test Analyst in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Senior 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 Swindon region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AppFabric
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft