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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 54 50 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 66 74 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.17% 3.67% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 4.00% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 26
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£319 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £342 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +39.00%
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
1919 1848 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.04% 91.76% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1059 958
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 111 173
Average hourly rate £16.33 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.42% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Basingstoke +2 13 £350 +13.36%
Hook +1 10 £338 -2.17%
Southampton -8 9 £300 -4.76% 1
Winchester -5 6 £313 +4.16% 1
Portsmouth - 4 £340 -
Andover - 1 £325 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 57 (47.50%) Test Scripting
2 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.83%) Security Cleared
4 35 (29.17%) Cucumber
5 33 (27.50%) SQL
6 32 (26.67%) Selenium
7 28 (23.33%) BDD
7 28 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 28 (23.33%) Java
8 27 (22.50%) HP
8 27 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
8 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
9 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 24 (20.00%) ISEB
10 24 (20.00%) TDD
11 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
12 22 (18.33%) System Testing
12 22 (18.33%) Scrum
13 20 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 19 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (15.83%) Automated Testing
15 17 (14.17%) Web Services
16 16 (13.33%) Test Automation
17 15 (12.50%) Gherkin
18 14 (11.67%) Jenkins
18 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (11.67%) Windows
18 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
18 14 (11.67%) Business Continuity
18 14 (11.67%) Regression Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (29.17%) Cucumber
2 32 (26.67%) Selenium
3 14 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.00%) Subversion
5 10 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
7 8 (6.67%) JUnit
8 6 (5.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.17%) JIRA
10 4 (3.33%) Appium
10 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.50%) TestComplete
11 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.50%) Zephyr
12 2 (1.67%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.67%) Maven
12 2 (1.67%) Ant
12 2 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (5.00%) Legal
2 4 (3.33%) Automotive
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
3 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Billing
4 2 (1.67%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) Web Services
2 15 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 13 (10.83%) .NET
4 11 (9.17%) HTML
5 9 (7.50%) XML
6 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.00%) JSP
8 4 (3.33%) RESTful
9 3 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.50%) Middleware
9 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.67%) Ajax
10 2 (1.67%) Spring
10 2 (1.67%) JAXB
10 2 (1.67%) CSS
11 1 (0.83%) SOAP
11 1 (0.83%) J2EE
11 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.33%) GIS
4 2 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.67%) iSeries
5 1 (0.83%) AS400
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Robotics
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) PDA
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) UNIX
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Android
5 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) Test Scripting
2 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.33%) BDD
3 28 (23.33%) Waterfall
4 24 (20.00%) TDD
5 22 (18.33%) System Testing
5 22 (18.33%) Scrum
6 19 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (15.83%) Automated Testing
7 16 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.67%) Business Continuity
8 14 (11.67%) Regression Testing
9 13 (10.83%) Software Testing
10 12 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
11 11 (9.17%) Migration
11 11 (9.17%) Automation Testing
12 9 (7.50%) ETL
12 9 (7.50%) Data Migration
12 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) SQL
2 28 (23.33%) Java
3 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.50%) C#
5 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.67%) Korn
5 2 (1.67%) C++
5 2 (1.67%) C
5 2 (1.67%) Perl
5 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 24 (20.00%) ISEB
4 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
5 20 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (5.83%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.33%) Degree
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.83%) Nessus
3 1 (0.83%) Nmap
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) HP
2 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle
4 10 (8.33%) VMware
5 7 (5.83%) Business Objects
6 6 (5.00%) Citrix
7 4 (3.33%) IBM
7 4 (3.33%) McAfee
8 3 (2.50%) Google
8 3 (2.50%) WSO2
9 2 (1.67%) Ektron
9 2 (1.67%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.83%) SAP
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas
10 1 (0.83%) Baan
10 1 (0.83%) Endeca