Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Data Analyst was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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.

Test Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 856 829
Rank change year-on-year +7 -27 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Data Analyst 40 30 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.028% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.030% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 59
UK median daily rate £360 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +37.93% -3.33%
10th Percentile £285 £257 £250
90th Percentile £538 £518 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £280
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.61% +1.82%
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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +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 +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
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 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Test Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Data Analyst in the UK

Test Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Data Analyst in the UK

Test Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Data Analyst over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Data Analyst in the UK

Test Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Data Analyst in the UK

Test Data 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 Test Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London +48 29 £325 +4.00%
England +42 27 £381 -4.69%
Scotland +8 11 £350 +2.94%
London -11 11 £488 +18.18%
South East +18 7 £288 -11.54%
North of England +64 3 £363 +6.62%
North West +27 3 £363 -9.38%
Midlands +26 3 £300 +22.45%
South West - 3 £310 -
East Midlands +5 2 £300 +22.45%
Wales - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Test Data 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 Test Data Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (35.00%) ETL
6 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
7 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (22.50%) Big Data
9 8 (20.00%) Analytics
9 8 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
9 8 (20.00%) JIRA
10 7 (17.50%) QA
10 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
10 7 (17.50%) Migration
10 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
11 6 (15.00%) ISEB
11 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
11 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle
12 5 (12.50%) User Stories
12 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (10.00%) Front Office

Test Data 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 2 (5.00%) CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Confluence
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) Maximo
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.50%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (22.50%) Big Data
3 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.00%) GIS
5 2 (5.00%) HBase
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) MOLAP
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) JMeter
3 2 (5.00%) MSTest
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.50%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Front Office
2 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (5.00%) Kafka
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.50%) EDI
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (35.00%) ETL
4 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.00%) Analytics
6 8 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.50%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (12.50%) User Stories
10 4 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) Dart
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) ISEB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) AIFMD
2 1 (2.50%) EMIR
2 1 (2.50%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Teradata
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Informatica
3 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (5.00%) Solace
3 2 (5.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (2.50%) Charles River
4 1 (2.50%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.50%) SimCorp
4 1 (2.50%) Talend
4 1 (2.50%) VMware