The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 67 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.78% 1.96% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.05% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
Median daily rate £260 £308 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £261 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
728 782 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.16% 95.95% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 565 657
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 6 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (13.33%) Electronics
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) 3G
1 1 (6.67%) 4G
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Talend
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata