The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Portsmouth region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 24 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.34% 5.43% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 5.79% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.92% +8.33%

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
142 121 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.30% 93.80% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 54
Median daily rate £415 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -64.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Portsmouth region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Portsmouth region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (40.00%) Toad
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) TestNG
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) T-Plan
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) HeidiSQL

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) HeidiSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (40.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) TestNG
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) RAD
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) T-Plan
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle