The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 24 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.08% 1.62% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 1.69% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 29
Median daily rate £300 £244 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
217 355 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 91.95% 95.95% 98.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 200 330
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 18
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.54 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.31% +8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.14 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +5 8 £300 +41.17%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Somerset region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) QA
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) IPTV
5 4 (16.67%) Network Management
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Selenium
7 2 (8.33%) Android
7 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.17%) User Experience
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) WATIR

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.17%) WATIR
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (16.67%) IPTV
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP