The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 71 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.32% 2.37% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.56% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 15
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£320 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £326 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £302
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.06 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-55.95% +46.47%
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
1980 1564 1464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.16% 92.76% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 855 729
Average daily rate £350 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 105 179
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -20.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -2 8 £300 -4.76% 5
Basingstoke -6 3 £278 +6.22% 1
Winchester -1 1 £348 +30.51% 1
Farnborough -7 1 £324 +19.81%
Andover - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 69 (46.62%) Test Scripting
2 56 (37.84%) HP
3 54 (36.49%) Security Cleared
4 47 (31.76%) SC Cleared
5 44 (29.73%) SQL
6 42 (28.38%) .NET
6 42 (28.38%) Microsoft
6 42 (28.38%) ISTQB
7 41 (27.70%) Oracle
8 40 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 37 (25.00%) HTML
9 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 36 (24.32%) HP Quality Center
11 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (22.97%) ASP.NET
12 34 (22.97%) JSP
12 34 (22.97%) UNIX
13 31 (20.95%) Oracle EBS
14 30 (20.27%) TCP/IP
14 30 (20.27%) Cucumber
15 27 (18.24%) Knowledge Management
16 26 (17.57%) Selenium
16 26 (17.57%) Java
17 24 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (15.54%) Citrix
18 23 (15.54%) Test Automation
19 22 (14.86%) Test Strategy
19 22 (14.86%) SAN
20 19 (12.84%) Project Management
20 19 (12.84%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (4.73%) Confluence
2 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (20.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.27%) TCP/IP
2 22 (14.86%) SAN
3 4 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.03%) DAB
4 3 (2.03%) HTTP
4 3 (2.03%) SSL
4 3 (2.03%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.68%) TETRA
6 1 (0.68%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.35%) QlikView
3 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (20.27%) Cucumber
2 26 (17.57%) Selenium
3 19 (12.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (12.16%) JMeter
5 13 (8.78%) SoapUI
5 13 (8.78%) JIRA
6 12 (8.11%) LoadRunner
7 10 (6.76%) JUnit
8 9 (6.08%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.73%) Subversion
9 7 (4.73%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.03%) Maven
11 3 (2.03%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.03%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (2.03%) RSpec
11 3 (2.03%) Zephyr
12 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (5.41%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.35%) Retail
3 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.38%) .NET
2 37 (25.00%) HTML
3 34 (22.97%) ASP.NET
3 34 (22.97%) JSP
4 16 (10.81%) Web Services
5 14 (9.46%) XML
6 9 (6.08%) RESTful
7 7 (4.73%) SOAP
8 3 (2.03%) Spring
9 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.35%) CSS
9 2 (1.35%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.70%) iSeries
2 4 (2.70%) GIS
2 4 (2.70%) AS400
3 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) Robotics
4 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) UNIX
2 19 (12.84%) Windows
3 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.05%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.05%) Linux
6 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) VMS
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.62%) Test Scripting
2 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.24%) Knowledge Management
4 23 (15.54%) Test Automation
5 22 (14.86%) Test Strategy
6 19 (12.84%) Project Management
6 19 (12.84%) Scrum
7 17 (11.49%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.46%) Software Testing
8 14 (9.46%) BDD
9 11 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.43%) System Testing
9 11 (7.43%) Functional Testing
10 10 (6.76%) Automated Testing
10 10 (6.76%) Migration
11 9 (6.08%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.08%) Automation Testing
12 8 (5.41%) Integration Testing
12 8 (5.41%) Manual Testing
13 7 (4.73%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.73%) SQL
2 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.57%) Java
4 9 (6.08%) Ruby
5 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.38%) C#
5 5 (3.38%) VB
5 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.35%) VBScript
6 2 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 47 (31.76%) SC Cleared
3 42 (28.38%) ISTQB
4 40 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (9.46%) ISEB
6 10 (6.76%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (2.03%) CCNP
10 3 (2.03%) CCNA
10 3 (2.03%) MCSE
11 2 (1.35%) MCITP
12 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.03%) Nmap
3 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (24.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.38%) WebInspect
3 3 (2.03%) Nessus
3 3 (2.03%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.03%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.68%) Netcool
4 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (37.84%) HP
2 42 (28.38%) Microsoft
3 41 (27.70%) Oracle
4 23 (15.54%) Citrix
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco
5 4 (2.70%) VMware
5 4 (2.70%) ESRI
6 2 (1.35%) Ektron
6 2 (1.35%) Netezza
6 2 (1.35%) Siebel
6 2 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee
7 1 (0.68%) EMC
7 1 (0.68%) Lotus
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago