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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South East / Hampshire
Rank 65 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.30% 2.41% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.54% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 17
Median daily rate £310 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+23.86% -4.76%

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
1563 1774 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.10% 95.17% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1123 1015
Median daily rate £400 £388 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 96 121
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 0 6 £325 -
Southampton +1 4 £275 +3.77% 1
Andover -3 3 £488 +39.28%
Portsmouth -4 3 £300 -18.91% 1
Havant - 2 - -
Basingstoke +13 1 £275 -8.33%
Hook +5 1 £310 -
Fareham - 1 £325 - 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 19 (31.67%) ISTQB
3 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Integration Testing
5 16 (26.67%) JIRA
6 15 (25.00%) Selenium
6 15 (25.00%) Test Management
6 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (23.33%) SQL
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle
8 13 (21.67%) Java
8 13 (21.67%) Windows
8 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
8 13 (21.67%) HP
8 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
9 12 (20.00%) LTE
9 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (20.00%) 4G
10 11 (18.33%) QA
10 11 (18.33%) Wireless
11 10 (16.67%) Smart Meter
12 8 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 8 (13.33%) Finance
12 8 (13.33%) C#
13 7 (11.67%) Linux
13 7 (11.67%) ISEB

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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) 4G
1 12 (20.00%) LTE
2 11 (18.33%) Wireless
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) HeidiSQL
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) JIRA
2 15 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.00%) Subversion
7 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.33%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.33%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) MSI
7 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.33%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.33%) TestNG
7 2 (3.33%) Toad
8 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
4 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 18 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (28.33%) Integration Testing
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (25.00%) Test Management
5 8 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.67%) BDD
6 7 (11.67%) Defect Management
6 7 (11.67%) System Testing
7 6 (10.00%) SDLC
7 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) TDD
8 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) F#
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) ISTQB
2 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSA
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) MCTS
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) HP
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) T-Plan
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas