The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 34 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% 2.04% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.16% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £209 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% -44.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
226 231 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.36% 94.29% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 123
Median daily rate £375 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £237 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Kent region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Kent region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Kent region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Equities
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 6 (37.50%) JIRA
5 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 6 (37.50%) Sonata
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Back Office
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) SQL

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Equities
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) System Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP
West Malling, Kent
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