The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 109 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 183 198 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 2.12% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.24% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 135 140
Median daily rate £301 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £262 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.68% -3.59%
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
8696 8842 8553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.09% 94.62% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 4908 4697
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 439 469
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 Test Analyst across the South East region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 Test Analyst across the South East region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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 Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Buckinghamshire +5 33 £295 - 1
Hampshire -24 33 £305 -6.07% 6
Kent +5 27 £180 -41.46%
Surrey -18 27 £375 +7.14% 6
Berkshire -28 18 £338 -3.57% 5
Oxfordshire +19 16 £363 +31.81% 3
East Sussex +8 8 £350 +7.69% 1
West Sussex -27 7 £325 +4.00%
Middlesex -6 1 £275 -7.17%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 136 (36.66%) Test Scripting
2 120 (32.35%) Finance
3 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (30.19%) SQL
5 105 (28.30%) ISEB
6 89 (23.99%) ISTQB
7 86 (23.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 62 (16.71%) QA
9 61 (16.44%) Security Cleared
10 60 (16.17%) HP Quality Center
10 60 (16.17%) Java
11 59 (15.90%) XML
12 58 (15.63%) HP
13 57 (15.36%) Functional Testing
14 53 (14.29%) Software Testing
15 49 (13.21%) Regression Testing
15 49 (13.21%) Oracle
16 48 (12.94%) SC Cleared
17 47 (12.67%) Selenium
18 46 (12.40%) SoapUI
19 45 (12.13%) Integration Testing
19 45 (12.13%) Unix
20 38 (10.24%) SOAP
21 37 (9.97%) Test Strategy
21 37 (9.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 36 (9.70%) System Integration Testing
22 36 (9.70%) SAP
23 35 (9.43%) Web Services
24 34 (9.16%) Windows
24 34 (9.16%) Linux

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 19 (5.12%) Confluence
2 12 (3.23%) Node.js
3 11 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.89%) IIS
5 5 (1.35%) JBoss
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (5.39%) MS Office
2 18 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Magento
2 9 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.35%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.08%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.81%) Maximo
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.70%) GitHub
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.08%) DNS
1 4 (1.08%) IP Telephony
1 4 (1.08%) LAN
1 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.08%) WAN
1 4 (1.08%) ZigBee
2 3 (0.81%) 802.15
2 3 (0.81%) FTP
2 3 (0.81%) H.323
2 3 (0.81%) IPv6
2 3 (0.81%) Telepresence
3 2 (0.54%) Internet
3 2 (0.54%) WebEx
4 1 (0.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) ISUP
4 1 (0.27%) SCCP
4 1 (0.27%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.27%) SS7
4 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.93%) Oracle Database
2 13 (3.50%) Data Mining
3 12 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.43%) SAP BI
5 8 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.62%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.81%) DB2
11 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.54%) GIS
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.27%) MySQL
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (12.67%) Selenium
2 46 (12.40%) SoapUI
3 34 (9.16%) JIRA
4 28 (7.55%) Cucumber
5 25 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (6.20%) HP UFT
6 23 (6.20%) WebDriver
7 16 (4.31%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.50%) JMeter
8 13 (3.50%) Maven
9 12 (3.23%) JUnit
10 8 (2.16%) Toad
11 7 (1.89%) Ant
11 7 (1.89%) Gradle
11 7 (1.89%) Hudson
11 7 (1.89%) jMock
11 7 (1.89%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.62%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.35%) TestDirector
13 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (32.35%) Finance
2 33 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.85%) Banking
4 16 (4.31%) Retail
5 10 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.43%) Electronics
6 9 (2.43%) Marketing
7 3 (0.81%) Billing
7 3 (0.81%) Publishing
7 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.90%) XML
2 38 (10.24%) SOAP
3 35 (9.43%) Web Services
4 19 (5.12%) XML Messaging
5 17 (4.58%) HTML
6 14 (3.77%) .NET
7 9 (2.43%) Spring
8 8 (2.16%) CSS
8 8 (2.16%) Java EE
8 8 (2.16%) REST
9 7 (1.89%) Ajax
9 7 (1.89%) Hibernate
9 7 (1.89%) JMS
9 7 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (1.62%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.08%) Spring Boot
12 3 (0.81%) 802.1X
12 3 (0.81%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.81%) Middleware
12 3 (0.81%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.96%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.43%) AS400
3 9 (2.43%) Smart Meter
4 8 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.16%) SCADA
5 7 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.54%) EPoS
9 2 (0.54%) PKI
9 2 (0.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.27%) MPEG
10 1 (0.27%) Statistics
10 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.13%) Unix
2 34 (9.16%) Linux
2 34 (9.16%) Windows
3 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.81%) Solaris
6 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (36.66%) Test Scripting
2 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (23.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 57 (15.36%) Functional Testing
5 53 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 49 (13.21%) Regression Testing
7 45 (12.13%) Integration Testing
8 37 (9.97%) Test Strategy
9 36 (9.70%) System Integration Testing
10 34 (9.16%) SDLC
11 33 (8.89%) Scrum
11 33 (8.89%) Test Management
12 32 (8.63%) BDD
12 32 (8.63%) Defect Management
12 32 (8.63%) Test Automation
13 31 (8.36%) Use Case
14 30 (8.09%) Waterfall
15 28 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
15 28 (7.55%) Test Planning
16 24 (6.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (30.19%) SQL
2 60 (16.17%) Java
3 26 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 24 (6.47%) PL/SQL
5 22 (5.93%) C#
6 10 (2.70%) VB
7 7 (1.89%) Groovy
7 7 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.89%) VBScript
8 5 (1.35%) AWK
9 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.08%) Python
9 4 (1.08%) Ruby
10 3 (0.81%) C++
11 2 (0.54%) C
11 2 (0.54%) Perl
11 2 (0.54%) Scala
12 1 (0.27%) PHP
12 1 (0.27%) R
12 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (28.30%) ISEB
2 89 (23.99%) ISTQB
3 61 (16.44%) Security Cleared
4 48 (12.94%) SC Cleared
5 37 (9.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (5.66%) Degree
7 12 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.08%) MCITP
9 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (16.71%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.54%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (2.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 60 (16.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.81%) nmon
4 2 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.54%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (15.63%) HP
2 49 (13.21%) Oracle
3 36 (9.70%) SAP
4 27 (7.28%) Microsoft
5 11 (2.96%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.70%) VMware
7 7 (1.89%) Cisco
7 7 (1.89%) Rally
8 4 (1.08%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.08%) Talend
8 4 (1.08%) Temenos
9 2 (0.54%) BMC
9 2 (0.54%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.54%) hybris
9 2 (0.54%) IBM
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.54%) Teradata
10 1 (0.27%) AppDynamics
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