The median contractor rate for a Test Analyst was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Surrey / Woking
Rank 15 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 1.30% - 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £460 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +4.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% -23.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 62 47 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 80.52% 100.00% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 31
Median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £140 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -81.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Woking

Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Analyst in Woking

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Woking region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) MSTest
5 2 (33.33%) Product Management
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft