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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 78 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 48 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.36% 2.45% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.66% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 7
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£300 £270 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £340 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-19.98% -20.95%
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
1830 1576 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.88% 92.00% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 834 595
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 98 173
Average hourly rate £12.75 £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.76% -1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 11 £300 - 1
Basingstoke -1 5 £278 +4.71%
Andover - - - -
Winchester - - - - 2
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 63 (50.40%) Test Scripting
2 48 (38.40%) Security Cleared
3 47 (37.60%) HP
4 41 (32.80%) SC Cleared
5 38 (30.40%) ISTQB
6 37 (29.60%) Microsoft
6 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (27.20%) SQL
7 34 (27.20%) .NET
8 32 (25.60%) Oracle
8 32 (25.60%) HTML
8 32 (25.60%) JavaScript
8 32 (25.60%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (25.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (24.00%) Cucumber
10 29 (23.20%) ASP.NET
10 29 (23.20%) JSP
11 28 (22.40%) Knowledge Management
12 27 (21.60%) UNIX
12 27 (21.60%) Oracle EBS
13 25 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
13 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 25 (20.00%) Selenium
14 22 (17.60%) Java
15 21 (16.80%) Citrix
16 20 (16.00%) SAN
16 20 (16.00%) Project Management
17 18 (14.40%) Scrum
17 18 (14.40%) BDD
18 17 (13.60%) Waterfall

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.00%) Confluence
1 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) CMS
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (16.00%) SAN
3 4 (3.20%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.40%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.40%) DAB
4 3 (2.40%) HTTP
4 3 (2.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.80%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.80%) LAN
5 1 (0.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (24.00%) Cucumber
2 25 (20.00%) Selenium
3 15 (12.00%) JMeter
4 12 (9.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (8.80%) LoadRunner
5 11 (8.80%) JIRA
6 10 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (7.20%) SoapUI
7 9 (7.20%) Subversion
7 9 (7.20%) JUnit
8 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.40%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.60%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.60%) Maven
10 2 (1.60%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (4.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.20%) .NET
2 32 (25.60%) HTML
3 29 (23.20%) ASP.NET
3 29 (23.20%) JSP
4 14 (11.20%) Web Services
5 8 (6.40%) XML
5 8 (6.40%) RESTful
6 4 (3.20%) SOAP
7 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.40%) Spring
8 2 (1.60%) CSS
8 2 (1.60%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.80%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.40%) GIS
3 2 (1.60%) AS400
3 2 (1.60%) iSeries
4 1 (0.80%) Robotics
4 1 (0.80%) PDA
4 1 (0.80%) User Experience
4 1 (0.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.60%) UNIX
2 15 (12.00%) Windows
3 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.20%) Linux
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) Android
6 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) AIX
6 1 (0.80%) Solaris
6 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.40%) Test Scripting
2 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.40%) Knowledge Management
4 20 (16.00%) Project Management
5 18 (14.40%) Scrum
5 18 (14.40%) BDD
6 17 (13.60%) Waterfall
7 16 (12.80%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 14 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (10.40%) Software Testing
11 12 (9.60%) Automated Testing
12 11 (8.80%) Migration
12 11 (8.80%) Functional Testing
13 10 (8.00%) Data Migration
13 10 (8.00%) System Testing
14 9 (7.20%) Automation Testing
15 8 (6.40%) ETL
15 8 (6.40%) TDD
15 8 (6.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.20%) SQL
2 32 (25.60%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.60%) Java
4 6 (4.80%) Ruby
5 4 (3.20%) C#
5 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.40%) VB
7 2 (1.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (38.40%) Security Cleared
2 41 (32.80%) SC Cleared
3 38 (30.40%) ISTQB
4 32 (25.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (9.60%) DV Cleared
6 11 (8.80%) ISEB
7 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.20%) MCSE
9 3 (2.40%) CCNP
9 3 (2.40%) CCNA
10 2 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.60%) MCITP
11 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.80%) MCTS
11 1 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) Nmap
2 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (25.60%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.20%) WebInspect
3 3 (2.40%) Nessus
4 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (37.60%) HP
2 37 (29.60%) Microsoft
3 32 (25.60%) Oracle
4 21 (16.80%) Citrix
5 5 (4.00%) VMware
6 3 (2.40%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco
7 2 (1.60%) ESRI
7 2 (1.60%) McAfee
7 2 (1.60%) Ektron
8 1 (0.80%) WSO2
8 1 (0.80%) Veritas
8 1 (0.80%) Lotus
8 1 (0.80%) EMC
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 5 days ago