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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 91 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 95 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.47% 4.43% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 4.67% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 45
Median daily rate £320 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £278 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -25.27%
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
1831 2034 1979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.09% 94.87% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1287 1125
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 139 113
Median hourly rate £19.44 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.46% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.17 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Winchester -11 5 £356 +13.90% 1
Portsmouth -13 5 £303 -8.33%
Basingstoke -6 4 £265 -27.39% 1
Southampton +2 3 £320 +9.40%
Havant +6 2 £275 -11.29% 2
Gosport -5 2 £325 -16.12%
Aldershot - 2 - -
Hook -8 1 £350 +9.80%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) ISEB
4 18 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
6 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (21.21%) Windows
8 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
8 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
9 12 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 9 (13.64%) Finance
10 9 (13.64%) HP
10 9 (13.64%) Linux
10 9 (13.64%) Oracle
10 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Integration Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Migration
12 7 (10.61%) MS Office
12 7 (10.61%) .NET
12 7 (10.61%) Unix
12 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.61%) Security Testing
12 7 (10.61%) Selenium
12 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.09%) Test Automation

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 4 (6.06%) JBoss
1 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maximo
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) WebEx
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.52%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.52%) QlikView
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Selenium
2 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (4.55%) JMeter
4 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.03%) RubyMine
5 2 (3.03%) TestDirector
5 2 (3.03%) Toad
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.52%) MSI
6 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) SCADA
4 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) IVR
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
5 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.12%) Integration Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Migration
7 7 (10.61%) Security Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.58%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.06%) BDD
10 4 (6.06%) CRM
10 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Service Management
10 4 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.06%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) AWK
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) ISEB
2 18 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
4 14 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.06%) MCITP
9 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.52%) MCP
10 1 (1.52%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) HP
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp