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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 35 27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 4.82% 7.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.00% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 12
Average daily rate
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- £280 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £29.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +34.88%
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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
203 220 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 93.55% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 137 173
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £29.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014, 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%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification