The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 240 238 226
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
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£325 £314 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst across the South East region.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 6 £363 - 1
Surrey - 3 £465 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £313 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Berkshire -7 1 - -
Oxfordshire -20 1 - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
2 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Test Management
5 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
3 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 2 (7.69%) Gerrit
5 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) SOAP
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) JAXB
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) XML Messaging
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Ajax
2 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
2 6 (23.08%) BDD
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Test Management
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) ESRI
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Coremetrics
4 1 (3.85%) IBM