The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 83 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 61 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.67% 2.75% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.92% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 33
Median daily rate £328 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £37.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-64.20% -65.90%
Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2058 2086 1901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.19% 93.96% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1263 1104
Median daily rate £383 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% +9.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 130 118
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.05 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Portsmouth +5 5 £330 +10.00% 1
Southampton +2 5 £257 -14.50%
Hook +1 5 £285 -19.50%
Basingstoke -12 5 £275 -9.83% 1
Gosport -11 3 £405 -
Winchester -7 2 £350 +12.00%
Andover - 2 £350 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Hampshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 20 (25.64%) ISEB
4 20 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
5 17 (21.79%) Selenium
5 17 (21.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (21.79%) Functional Testing
5 17 (21.79%) Software Testing
6 16 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
7 14 (17.95%) BDD
7 14 (17.95%) Test Management
7 14 (17.95%) Oracle
7 14 (17.95%) Linux
8 13 (16.67%) Windows
8 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 11 (14.10%) Security Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Unix
9 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.82%) HP
10 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
10 10 (12.82%) JIRA
10 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.82%) Automation Testing
11 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
11 9 (11.54%) VMware

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (6.41%) JBoss
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) WebEx
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) GIS
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Selenium
2 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.82%) JIRA
4 8 (10.26%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.41%) Appium
6 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.41%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.85%) JMeter
8 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.56%) RubyMine
8 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.56%) Toad
8 2 (2.56%) WATIR
9 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) HTML
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.56%) CSS
4 2 (2.56%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.56%) HTML5
4 2 (2.56%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.28%) J2EE
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.41%) SCADA
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) IVR
5 1 (1.28%) MPEG
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 11 (14.10%) Unix
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (21.79%) Functional Testing
3 17 (21.79%) Software Testing
3 17 (21.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (17.95%) BDD
5 14 (17.95%) Test Management
6 11 (14.10%) Security Testing
7 10 (12.82%) Automation Testing
7 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
7 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.26%) Scrum
8 8 (10.26%) Service Management
8 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.97%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Defect Management
9 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) Java
3 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) AWK
5 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.13%) VBScript
6 3 (3.85%) C#
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 20 (25.64%) ISEB
2 20 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
4 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.13%) MCITP
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.82%) HP
4 9 (11.54%) VMware
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) Remedy
7 4 (5.13%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.56%) Arqiva
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (1.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.28%) Nokia
9 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.28%) webMethods