The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 29 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.

Test Analyst
Wiltshire > Swindon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.27% 2.84% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 2.95% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Swindon median daily rate £325 £375 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +23.45%  
10th Percentile £300 £310 £200
90th Percentile £441 £407 £393
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £333 £308
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 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 310 339 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 92.26% 96.31% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 983 917
Swindon median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £291 £236 £231
90th Percentile £575 £775 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 109
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +63.44%  
10th Percentile £12.50 £23.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £40.25 £21.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +36.36% +63.44%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Swindon

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Swindon

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Swindon over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Swindon

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Swindon region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
7 4 (18.18%) User Stories
7 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) HTTP
8 3 (13.64%) ISEB
8 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
8 3 (13.64%) QA
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
8 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) JMeter
9 2 (9.09%) SAP ERP
9 2 (9.09%) Data Mart
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP ERP
1 2 (9.09%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP
1 2 (9.09%) Murex
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Unisys
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago