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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 20 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.10% 1.90% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 2.12% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£358 £343 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £311 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £351 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.19 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +71.72%
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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
186 189 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 87.32% 89.57% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 109 102
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £152 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 9 (47.37%) ISEB
4 9 (47.37%) Selenium
5 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 8 (42.11%) Gherkin
6 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
7 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
7 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (21.05%) Legal
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
10 3 (15.79%) Analytics
10 3 (15.79%) BDD
10 3 (15.79%) System Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.79%) TestComplete
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) Ant
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.26%) MSTest
6 1 (5.26%) Appium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Gherkin
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) JAXB
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) System Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) Coremetrics
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Endeca