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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 30 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 22 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.76% 2.07% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Median daily rate £180 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
377 222 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.69% 91.74% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 112 143
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chatham - 13 £180 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 41 (77.36%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) ISEB
3 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
4 16 (30.19%) Regression Testing
4 16 (30.19%) Test Strategy
4 16 (30.19%) Integration Testing
4 16 (30.19%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
6 11 (20.75%) SDLC
7 10 (18.87%) SQL
8 9 (16.98%) AS400
9 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Java
9 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.32%) HTML
10 6 (11.32%) XML
10 6 (11.32%) System Testing
10 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.43%) CSS
12 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
13 3 (5.66%) MS Office
13 3 (5.66%) Agile Testing
13 3 (5.66%) Non-Functional Testing
13 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
14 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
14 2 (3.77%) Selenium

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) MSTest
3 1 (1.89%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) WatiN
General
1 41 (77.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
1 6 (11.32%) XML
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
2 16 (30.19%) Integration Testing
2 16 (30.19%) Regression Testing
2 16 (30.19%) System Integration Testing
2 16 (30.19%) Test Strategy
3 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (20.75%) SDLC
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
6 6 (11.32%) System Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.77%) DSDM
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Scrum
9 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) ISEB
2 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle