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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 10 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.98% - 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.56 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-19.98% +79.49%
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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
79 105 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 91.86% 92.11% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 54
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £95 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 20
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.75 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £46.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Military
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
1 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Baan
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle