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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 26 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 36 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.84% 1.66% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.02% 1.79% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 0
Median daily rate £195 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% -
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 £13.43 £37.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-64.20% -65.90%
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
449 224 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.82% 92.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 98 126
Median daily rate £338 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.97 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 - 16 £180 -
Tunbridge Wells -5 5 £270 -6.89%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 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 44 (78.57%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) ISEB
3 20 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 18 (32.14%) Integration Testing
4 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
4 18 (32.14%) System Integration Testing
4 18 (32.14%) Regression Testing
5 17 (30.36%) ISTQB
6 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (23.21%) SDLC
8 11 (19.64%) AS400
9 10 (17.86%) SQL
10 7 (12.50%) Java
10 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 6 (10.71%) System Testing
11 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (10.71%) HTML
11 6 (10.71%) XML
12 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.93%) CSS
12 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
14 3 (5.36%) MS Office
14 3 (5.36%) Agile Testing
14 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
14 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
15 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
15 2 (3.57%) 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (1.79%) MSTest
3 1 (1.79%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.79%) WatiN
General
1 44 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) HTML
1 6 (10.71%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 18 (32.14%) Integration Testing
2 18 (32.14%) Regression Testing
2 18 (32.14%) System Integration Testing
2 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
3 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (23.21%) SDLC
5 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.71%) System Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.57%) DSDM
8 2 (3.57%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Scrum
9 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) ISEB
2 17 (30.36%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle