The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 25 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.82% 4.88% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 5.21% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 3
Average daily rate £300 £280 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £296 £227
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+450.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.24% 93.66% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 81 83
Average daily rate £348 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -2 14 £325 +18.18%
Yeovil - - - -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 25 (67.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (59.46%) Test Scripting
4 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
5 20 (54.05%) ISEB
6 19 (51.35%) Test Management
7 15 (40.54%) ISTQB
8 13 (35.14%) Software Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Scrum
9 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (24.32%) Project Management
10 9 (24.32%) SAP
10 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.22%) Selenium
12 5 (13.51%) System Testing
12 5 (13.51%) Finance
12 5 (13.51%) Migration
13 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
13 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
13 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
13 4 (10.81%) BDD
13 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
14 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
14 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
14 3 (8.11%) Operations Management
14 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (8.11%) CMDB

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) Selenium
3 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) CMDB
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (59.46%) Test Scripting
3 19 (51.35%) Test Management
4 13 (35.14%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) System Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Operations Management
9 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (54.05%) ISEB
3 15 (40.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.70%) Progress
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