Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex 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 Analyst
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 60 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.30% 2.42% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.50% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 20
West Sussex median daily rate £325 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £251 £210 £224
90th Percentile £402 £425 £375
South East median daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -4.06% +4.23% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £39.37 £26.25
% change year-on-year - +49.98% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1006 1238 1173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.64% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 715 765
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £261 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Sussex region 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
Worthing -5 10 £449 +36.50% 1
Crawley +4 6 £288 +43.75%
Gatwick +8 4 £338 +35.00%
East Grinstead +6 2 £255 -21.54%
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) JIRA
3 10 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Migration
3 10 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Scenario Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 9 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) Content Management
5 8 (33.33%) Document Management
5 8 (33.33%) CMS
6 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (29.17%) Selenium
6 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Confluence
7 6 (25.00%) API Testing
7 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Reference Data
7 6 (25.00%) SAP
7 6 (25.00%) SAP FI
7 6 (25.00%) SAP MM
7 6 (25.00%) Documentum
7 6 (25.00%) ISEB

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (33.33%) CMS
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (25.00%) Documentum
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Maximo
1 6 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 6 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 6 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 2 (8.33%) SAP CCM
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 7 (29.17%) Selenium
3 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) Gatling
6 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.17%) Toad
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) DOM
3 1 (4.17%) EDI
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
1 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Scenario Testing
2 10 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 9 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 8 (33.33%) Content Management
4 8 (33.33%) Document Management
4 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) API Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) Traceability Matrix
6 6 (25.00%) Workflow
7 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) Groovy
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods