Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £280 per day in advertised job vacancies in Winchester during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 31 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 1.20% 4.11% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 4.37% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 15
Winchester median daily rate £280 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% - +8.33%
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Winchester median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £39.37 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester. 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
Winchester
Contract vacancies in Winchester with a recognized job title 238 206 326
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 94.06% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 164 240
Winchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £263
90th Percentile £518 £488 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 19
Winchester median hourly rate £10.20 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -3.70% -8.47%
10th Percentile £8.81 £11.08 £9.74
90th Percentile £30.00 £17.05 £40.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £24.18
% change year-on-year -2.44% -15.20% +51.09%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Winchester

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Winchester

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Winchester region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft