The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 33 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.83% 2.14% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.30% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £300 £278 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 217 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 91.32% 92.74% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 89 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.28 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £19.02 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Endeca
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Coremetrics
1 1 (25.00%) Endeca
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO