The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Portsmouth region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 12 19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 3.08% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.17% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £287
% change year-on-year
- +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 63 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 93.07% 96.92% 98.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 58
Average daily rate £300 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 24
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.98 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% +24.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £26.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Analyst
Hampshire

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 12 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cerner
2 1 (12.50%) NHS

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cerner Millennium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cerner