The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 19 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.80% - 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £110.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.54% +450.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.59% 93.68% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 34
Average daily rate £310 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £159 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 15
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -20.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Test Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Baan
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Baan