The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £279
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £30.00
Software 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 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
440 425 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.82% 96.81% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 264 200
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 49
Median hourly rate £17.00 £42.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +132.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Gloucestershire region.

Software Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared