The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 26 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.

Lead Test Analyst
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £293
% change year-on-year +3.32% +15.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 598 534 825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.45% 96.91% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 348 561
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 38
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in Wales

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Test Analyst in Wales

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South Wales - 6 £350 -
North Wales - 1 £313 -
Lead Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Lead 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 Wales region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
3 10 (58.82%) NHS
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
5 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 8 (47.06%) Migration
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) Data Migration
6 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
6 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 7 (41.18%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Service Management
7 6 (35.29%) HL7
7 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Release Management
8 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
8 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) C++
8 5 (29.41%) XSLT
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) SOAP
9 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (23.53%) JCAPS
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) XSLT
3 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
3 8 (47.06%) Data Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Service Management
5 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Release Management
6 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Health Informatics
8 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Fiorano
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) InterSystems