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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 41 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.47% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 185 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.05% 95.36% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 95 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.53 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
4 8 (47.06%) Test Management
4 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
5 7 (41.18%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (35.29%) SAP
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
7 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
8 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (23.53%) Selenium
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Service Management
9 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (17.65%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
9 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) assyst
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) Test Management
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
8 2 (11.76%) User Stories
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds