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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 40 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.39% 2.44% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.50% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Median daily rate £285 £363 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £441 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
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
430 480 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.28% 97.56% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 291 213
Median daily rate £385 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 31
Median hourly rate £38.00 £15.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.26% -44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.83 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 7 £248 - 3
Cheltenham +1 3 £330 -8.96% 2
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) ISEB
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) Python
6 6 (24.00%) SAS
6 6 (24.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) Retail
7 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Ruby
8 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) Perl
9 3 (12.00%) C++
9 3 (12.00%) XML

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 6 (24.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (12.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 3 (12.00%) C++
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISEB
3 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata