The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 42 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.63% 0.91% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 1.01% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 15
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£295 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
743 495 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.99% 90.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 317 485
Average daily rate £366 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
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 31 July 2014, 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 20 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 19 (47.50%) Finance
3 17 (42.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (25.00%) ISEB
4 10 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
5 7 (17.50%) Banking
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) Retail
6 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.00%) QA
8 4 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) ETL
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) JIRA
10 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
10 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (5.00%) Time Management
10 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
10 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 17 (42.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Test Management
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Data Validation
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.50%) Talend
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £280 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago