The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.38% 0.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £313 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
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
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth 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
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 98 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 98.81% 97.03% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 45
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft