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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 20 23 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.72% 6.07% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 7.18% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
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£328 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £261 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £333 £324
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 £35.50 £72.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-50.71% +260.13%
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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
197 181 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 92.92% 84.58% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 137
Average daily rate £385 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £148 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) JAXB
7 2 (13.33%) HP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
1 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) MSTest
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) JAXB
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) DSDM
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Ektron
3 1 (6.67%) Endeca
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Coremetrics
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
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