Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 59 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.58% 3.06% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 3.21% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 25
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.44% +11.82%
10th Percentile £290 £205 £210
90th Percentile £420 £400 £397
South West median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1279 1279 1337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.25% 95.31% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 871 869
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £247 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 58
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £16.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +106.95% -24.83%
10th Percentile £12.87 £13.40 £11.12
90th Percentile £45.70 £48.90 £34.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +58.14% +13.16%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Analyst in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Analyst in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Swindon -1 17 £320 -1.54% 1
Corsham - 3 - -
Chippenham - 1 £350 -
Test Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (37.14%) Functional Testing
4 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
4 13 (37.14%) ISEB
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) Selenium
6 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) LoadRunner
9 5 (14.29%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) SAP
9 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
10 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) SQL
10 4 (11.43%) HP
11 3 (8.57%) Unix
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (8.57%) HTTP
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.57%) QA
11 3 (8.57%) JIRA
11 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.57%) Cucumber

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
1 2 (5.71%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.86%) BASE24
2 1 (2.86%) Maximo
2 1 (2.86%) Postilion
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) Power BI
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (37.14%) Functional Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) ERP
10 2 (5.71%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.71%) User Stories
10 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.86%) CRM
11 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISEB
1 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) hybris
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Unisys