The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 35 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.33% 2.44% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.59% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £285 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £363 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £445 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
340 425 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.44% 94.24% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 234 279
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 30
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.53 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 9 £280 -30.00% 1
Cirencester +4 1 £263 -30.00%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Test Scripting
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Banking
3 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Defect Management
5 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 3 (14.29%) Unix
9 3 (14.29%) Python
9 3 (14.29%) SAS
9 3 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (14.29%) ISEB
10 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
10 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.52%) HP
10 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Test Scripting
2 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Defect Management
4 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
5 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
7 4 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Management
8 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) HP
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.76%) Teradata