The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 32 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.61% 0.85% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 0.90% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-8.55% -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 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
260 222 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.86% 94.07% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 127 153
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 20
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.82% +0.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tonbridge - 1 - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Behat
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Basel II
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Behat
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
1 1 (9.09%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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