The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank - 42 39
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.33% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.34% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £314
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
301 293 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 99.34% 95.75% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 177 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.57 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 9 (56.25%) Test Management
3 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
3 9 (56.25%) ISEB
3 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (50.00%) QA
5 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
5 7 (43.75%) SpecFlow
6 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) User Stories
7 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (12.50%) Project Management
10 2 (12.50%) SAP
11 1 (6.25%) Windows

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
1 7 (43.75%) SpecFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Test Management
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
10 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP