The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 266 244 243
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 9 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.12% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£340 £321 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Test Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9275 8573 8245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.51% 92.20% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 4800 4366
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 427 503
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lead Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 8 £339 +8.40%
Oxfordshire -18 1 £363 +3.57%
Lead Test Analyst
England

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 6 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) Smart Meter
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Netcool
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Legal
6 3 (16.67%) IPv4
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) SNMP
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) System Testing

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SNMP
1 3 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Sahi
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) JProfiler
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Use Case
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Infovista
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) IBM