The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 47 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.16% - 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£424 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 - £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-85.48% +416.66%
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
435 309 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.16% 93.92% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 158 211
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 39
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £375 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £213 -
Cirencester - - - -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Use Case
7 3 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (16.67%) Logistics
7 3 (16.67%) C
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 3 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Business Objects