The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £275 £238
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.25 -
Software Test Analyst
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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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 233 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.92% 96.28% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 117 203
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 48
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Test Analyst
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification