The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Basingstoke region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 21 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.96% 1.24% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.36% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £314 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.83% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

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
190 221 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 93.14% 91.70% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 116 85
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.75 £12.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.75 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £18.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Basingstoke region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Basingstoke region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (33.33%) SilkTest
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SOA

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SilkTest
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy