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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 47 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.95% 1.01% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.06% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£414 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-52.46% -4.37%
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
487 284 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.12% 95.95% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 138 169
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -51.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.40 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Cheltenham - 5 £449 -
Gloucester -1 2 £280 -30.00%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) DV Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
4 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
5 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
2 4 (23.53%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Test Management
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C++
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) DV Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
4 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Business Objects