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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 229 240 223
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.092% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.099% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £415 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 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
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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 - 11 - -
Kent -3 1 £350 -12.50%
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 5
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) XML
3 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) ISEB
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (15.38%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) UNIX
7 3 (11.54%) Perl
7 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
7 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Selenium
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Demandware
8 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (7.69%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Mingle
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
1 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.69%) TestNG
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.85%) MSI
3 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
3 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) V-Model
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Test Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Demandware
2 2 (7.69%) hybris
2 2 (7.69%) ATG
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Lotus
3 1 (3.85%) Comverse