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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 39 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.15% 1.31% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 1.45% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 15
Average daily rate
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£298 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £362 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £26.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.85% +23.25%
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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
855 553 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.93% 90.21% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 366 504
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
3 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (25.00%) ISEB
5 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 8 (16.67%) Banking
7 8 (16.67%) Test Management
8 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) Retail
9 6 (12.50%) .NET
10 5 (10.42%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.33%) HP
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (8.33%) Selenium
12 3 (6.25%) QA
12 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
12 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (6.25%) User Experience
12 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
12 3 (6.25%) SOA
12 3 (6.25%) ETL
12 3 (6.25%) IBM
12 3 (6.25%) C#
12 3 (6.25%) Java

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
2 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Test Management
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 3 (6.25%) SOA
7 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 3 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (4.17%) Validation
8 2 (4.17%) Time Management
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) ISEB
2 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) HP
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Cerner
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Murex
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.08%) Open Text
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago