Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Test Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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.

Technical Test Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 878 852
Rank change year-on-year +49 -26 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Test Analyst 46 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.017% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.018% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 14
UK median daily rate £388 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +25.93% -10.00%
10th Percentile £236 £350 £280
90th Percentile £525 £495 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.38% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Technical Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Test Analyst in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Test Analyst in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Test Analyst over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Test Analyst in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Test Analyst in the UK

Technical Test Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Test Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +45 39 £400 -15.79% 3
UK excluding London +46 31 £325 -7.14% 1
London -20 15 £500 - 2
South East +16 11 £275 -
North of England - 9 £400 - 1
North East - 8 £400 -
Scotland 0 7 £325 -7.14%
South West +8 2 £300 -29.41%
West Midlands +29 1 - -
Midlands +26 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £400 -

Technical Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Technical 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 featuring Technical Test Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 26 (56.52%) Selenium
4 24 (52.17%) Cucumber
5 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
6 17 (36.96%) .NET
7 16 (34.78%) Test Scripting
8 14 (30.43%) API Testing
8 14 (30.43%) SoapUI
8 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (30.43%) Banking
9 13 (28.26%) JIRA
9 13 (28.26%) VBA
9 13 (28.26%) Web Services
10 12 (26.09%) SpecFlow
11 11 (23.91%) DevOps
11 11 (23.91%) C#
11 11 (23.91%) Scrum
11 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (21.74%) Gatling
13 9 (19.57%) Groovy
14 8 (17.39%) Confluence
14 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
15 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
15 7 (15.22%) Calabash
15 7 (15.22%) Appium
15 7 (15.22%) JBehave
15 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
15 7 (15.22%) Kanban
15 7 (15.22%) Ruby

Technical Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (17.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) Mingle
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) PuTTY
1 3 (6.52%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Selenium
2 24 (52.17%) Cucumber
3 14 (30.43%) SoapUI
4 13 (28.26%) JIRA
5 12 (26.09%) SpecFlow
6 10 (21.74%) Gatling
7 7 (15.22%) Appium
7 7 (15.22%) Calabash
7 7 (15.22%) JBehave
7 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
7 7 (15.22%) JMeter
7 7 (15.22%) JUnit
7 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
8 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
9 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.52%) Ant
10 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
10 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
10 3 (6.52%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (6.52%) TestNG
General
1 14 (30.43%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 16 (34.78%) Test Scripting
3 14 (30.43%) API Testing
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) DevOps
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Kanban
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.87%) SDET
8 5 (10.87%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (8.70%) BDD
9 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.52%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) VBA
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 9 (19.57%) Groovy
6 7 (15.22%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) Ruby
7 6 (13.04%) Scala
8 3 (6.52%) F#
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) ISEB
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) HP
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.52%) Software AG
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) webMethods
4 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.17%) hybris