The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 246 258 235
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 19 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 5
Median daily rate £365 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
8137 9414 8643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 95.00% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4916 5642 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 433 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Hampshire +10 4 £340 +0.74%
Surrey -4 4 £370 -7.50%
Kent - 4 £390 -
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £400 +25.00%
Berkshire +9 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 4
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Senior 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 South East region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 13 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 11 (28.21%) ISEB
4 10 (25.64%) Finance
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.38%) JIRA
7 6 (15.38%) QA
7 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
8 5 (12.82%) Java
8 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Validation
9 4 (10.26%) HP
9 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
9 4 (10.26%) Windows
9 4 (10.26%) Equities
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Sonata
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Toad
5 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
5 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.56%) MSI
5 1 (2.56%) NuGet
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) PostGIS
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Equities
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 13 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
4 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
4 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) AWK
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (28.21%) ISEB
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Talend