The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Guildford region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 21 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.15% 0.80% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 0.85% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 117 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.34% 93.60% 90.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 62 114
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £570 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +19.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Guildford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) NeoLoad
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware