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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 57 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.09% 1.02% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.10% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 12
Average daily rate
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£315 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £445 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-8.55% -20.95%
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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 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
801 728 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.03% 93.09% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 490 353
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.89 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) Test Scripting
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Selenium
6 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) ISEB
7 6 (17.65%) HP
7 6 (17.65%) SQL
7 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.65%) JIRA
8 5 (14.71%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) User Experience
8 5 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (11.76%) ETL
9 4 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) MS Office
9 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Time Management
9 4 (11.76%) Test Management
10 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
10 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.82%) System Testing
10 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.82%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Test Scripting
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.76%) ETL
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Time Management
5 4 (11.76%) Test Management
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.82%) System Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) OCA
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) HL7
2 1 (2.94%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica
3 3 (8.82%) Open Text
4 2 (5.88%) Cerner
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Murex
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Teradata
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