The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 59 80 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 53 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.63% 2.36% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 2.53% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 26
Average daily rate £308 £318 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% -0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £285 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £408 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+450.00% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1815 1620 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.21% 93.43% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 971 787
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 165 219
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gosport - 13 £330 -
Basingstoke +22 11 £315 +5.00% 2
Hook - 7 £353 -
Southampton -4 4 £245 - 1
Winchester -5 3 £300 -7.69% 1
Aldershot - 2 £325 -
Fareham -4 1 - - 1
Andover - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 50 (51.55%) Security Cleared
2 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
3 37 (38.14%) HP
4 36 (37.11%) SQL
5 34 (35.05%) Test Scripting
6 30 (30.93%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (30.93%) ISTQB
7 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
7 28 (28.87%) Oracle
8 27 (27.84%) .NET
8 27 (27.84%) HTML
9 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
9 26 (26.80%) Windows
10 25 (25.77%) Windows XP
10 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (23.71%) Test Strategy
12 21 (21.65%) QuickTest Pro
12 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
13 20 (20.62%) UNIX
14 19 (19.59%) JSP
15 17 (17.53%) Oracle EBS
16 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (16.49%) Windows 2000
16 16 (16.49%) Test Automation
16 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
17 15 (15.46%) ISEB
18 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
18 14 (14.43%) Finance
19 13 (13.40%) HTTPS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.25%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (7.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.03%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.40%) HTTPS
3 12 (12.37%) HTTP
4 7 (7.22%) Wireshark
4 7 (7.22%) SSL
5 6 (6.19%) DNS
6 3 (3.09%) SAN
7 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) DB2
3 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.06%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.06%) QlikView
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.31%) SoapUI
4 8 (8.25%) Selenium
4 8 (8.25%) LoadRunner
5 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.15%) JIRA
6 5 (5.15%) RSpec
7 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.06%) JMeter
7 2 (2.06%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.06%) Maven
7 2 (2.06%) WinRunner
7 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.03%) Ant
8 1 (1.03%) JUnit
8 1 (1.03%) Behat
8 1 (1.03%) Mockito
8 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) HTML
1 27 (27.84%) .NET
2 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
3 19 (19.59%) JSP
4 13 (13.40%) Web Services
5 8 (8.25%) SOAP
6 6 (6.19%) XML
6 6 (6.19%) CSS
7 4 (4.12%) Middleware
8 2 (2.06%) JPA
8 2 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.03%) Spring
9 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.06%) Clustering
1 2 (2.06%) iSeries
2 1 (1.03%) NHS
2 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Windows
2 25 (25.77%) Windows XP
2 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (20.62%) UNIX
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.49%) Windows 2000
5 10 (10.31%) Linux
6 2 (2.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) CentOS
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.05%) Test Scripting
2 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
3 23 (23.71%) Test Strategy
4 16 (16.49%) Test Automation
4 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (11.34%) System Testing
6 11 (11.34%) Automated Testing
6 11 (11.34%) Knowledge Management
6 11 (11.34%) Validation
6 11 (11.34%) Scrum
7 9 (9.28%) Integration Testing
8 8 (8.25%) Web Development
8 8 (8.25%) Workflow
9 7 (7.22%) DSDM
9 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.22%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Load Testing
10 5 (5.15%) TDD
10 5 (5.15%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.34%) VB
4 9 (9.28%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.19%) Ruby
6 4 (4.12%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (51.55%) Security Cleared
2 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
3 30 (30.93%) ISTQB
4 15 (15.46%) ISEB
5 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (7.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 30 (30.93%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.22%) Nessus
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.06%) Netcool
5 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (38.14%) HP
2 28 (28.87%) Oracle
3 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) Ektron
5 4 (4.12%) IBM
6 3 (3.09%) Citrix
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 2 (2.06%) McAfee
7 2 (2.06%) Veritas
7 2 (2.06%) Endeca
7 2 (2.06%) Google
7 2 (2.06%) Coremetrics
7 2 (2.06%) Netezza
8 1 (1.03%) Lotus
8 1 (1.03%) ESRI
8 1 (1.03%) Cerner
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago