The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 57 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.89% 1.84% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.93% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 9
Average daily rate £272 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £438
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 £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Banking
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) ISEB
7 5 (13.89%) Retail
8 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.11%) SAP
8 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) QA
9 3 (8.33%) Selenium
9 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.33%) MS Office
9 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
9 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.78%) Ant
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) MSTest
4 1 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
1 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.56%) Dependency Management
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Rally
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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