The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 43 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.75% 1.24% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.31% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 20
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£330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £365 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
430 229 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.89% 94.63% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 124 258
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 32
Average hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.58 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Analyst
South West

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
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 30 July 2014. 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
Gloucester - 2 £306 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £330 - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) .NET

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
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