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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 65 52 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 62 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.76% 3.28% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.63% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 26
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£320 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £72.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.48% +260.13%
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
2057 1848 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.46% 90.37% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1081 989
Average daily rate £379 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
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 132 115 168
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +43.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 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 5 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
Southampton -3 17 £300 +9.09% 1
Basingstoke +2 12 £305 -1.21%
Hook -8 6 £354 +0.43%
Winchester -12 2 £319 +6.25% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -
Gosport +8 1 - -
Havant - 1 £375 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 37 (34.26%) Cucumber
4 33 (30.56%) Security Cleared
5 31 (28.70%) Selenium
5 31 (28.70%) BDD
6 29 (26.85%) HP
7 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (25.00%) Java
8 26 (24.07%) SQL
8 26 (24.07%) SC Cleared
9 25 (23.15%) ISTQB
9 25 (23.15%) Scrum
10 24 (22.22%) TDD
11 21 (19.44%) Waterfall
11 21 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 20 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
12 20 (18.52%) ISEB
13 19 (17.59%) .NET
13 19 (17.59%) Automated Testing
14 18 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
15 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
15 15 (13.89%) Web Services
16 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
16 14 (12.96%) Automation Testing
16 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (12.04%) Knowledge Management
17 13 (12.04%) Windows
17 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) CMS
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (34.26%) Cucumber
2 31 (28.70%) Selenium
3 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.11%) Subversion
5 10 (9.26%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.41%) JUnit
8 6 (5.56%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.63%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.70%) Appium
10 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.70%) JIRA
11 3 (2.78%) TestComplete
11 3 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (2.78%) Zephyr
12 2 (1.85%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.78%) Legal
1 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
1 3 (2.78%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Billing
3 1 (0.93%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 15 (13.89%) Web Services
3 13 (12.04%) HTML
4 12 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.33%) JSP
7 4 (3.70%) SOAP
7 4 (3.70%) RESTful
8 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.85%) Spring
8 2 (1.85%) Ajax
8 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (1.85%) CSS
8 2 (1.85%) XML
8 2 (1.85%) JAXB
8 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.70%) GIS
4 2 (1.85%) iSeries
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) PDA
5 1 (0.93%) Robotics
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) UNIX
3 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.63%) Android
4 5 (4.63%) Linux
4 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.93%) VMS
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 31 (28.70%) BDD
4 25 (23.15%) Scrum
5 24 (22.22%) TDD
6 21 (19.44%) Waterfall
7 19 (17.59%) Automated Testing
8 18 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 14 (12.96%) Automation Testing
11 13 (12.04%) Knowledge Management
11 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
12 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
12 11 (10.19%) System Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Data Migration
13 10 (9.26%) Test Strategy
13 10 (9.26%) ETL
13 10 (9.26%) Migration
13 10 (9.26%) Regression Testing
14 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) Java
2 26 (24.07%) SQL
3 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (2.78%) Ruby
6 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 26 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 25 (23.15%) ISTQB
4 21 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (18.52%) ISEB
6 8 (7.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.93%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) Nmap
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) HP
2 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle
4 9 (8.33%) Citrix
5 8 (7.41%) VMware
6 4 (3.70%) McAfee
6 4 (3.70%) IBM
7 3 (2.78%) WSO2
8 2 (1.85%) Google
8 2 (1.85%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.85%) Ektron
9 1 (0.93%) ESRI
9 1 (0.93%) Endeca
9 1 (0.93%) SAP
9 1 (0.93%) Veritas
9 1 (0.93%) Baan
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.93%) TIBCO