The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Somerset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 46 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.34% 1.46% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.56% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.78% 93.66% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 83 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Senior Test Analyst
South West

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Taunton -8 7 £325 +18.18%
Senior Test Analyst
South West

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
4 6 (54.55%) Test Management
5 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
6 4 (36.36%) SAP
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (18.18%) CMDB
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Service Management

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Summit
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds