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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 117 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 136 193 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 2.05% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.16% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 132 95
Median daily rate £325 £313 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £207 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £404 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.82% -11.11%
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +5 36 £300 -3.22% 9
Berkshire +14 27 £345 -1.42% 2
Surrey +1 16 £375 -4.45% 5
East Sussex +19 15 £341 +6.40% 2
West Sussex +13 12 £334 +33.50% 1
Oxfordshire -12 9 £430 +5.84% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 7 £345 +23.21%
Kent +2 4 £209 -0.59%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 121 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (33.70%) Selenium
3 81 (29.35%) SQL
4 67 (24.28%) Java
4 67 (24.28%) Test Scripting
5 63 (22.83%) JIRA
6 59 (21.38%) ISTQB
7 52 (18.84%) XML
7 52 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
8 50 (18.12%) SoapUI
9 49 (17.75%) QA
10 48 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (16.30%) Security Cleared
12 43 (15.58%) C#
13 42 (15.22%) SOAP
13 42 (15.22%) WebDriver
13 42 (15.22%) BDD
14 41 (14.86%) Cucumber
15 38 (13.77%) ISEB
15 38 (13.77%) Regression Testing
16 37 (13.41%) Finance
17 36 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 35 (12.68%) SC Cleared
18 35 (12.68%) HP
18 35 (12.68%) Performance Testing
18 35 (12.68%) Scrum
19 34 (12.32%) Functional Testing
20 33 (11.96%) System Integration Testing
21 32 (11.59%) .NET
22 30 (10.87%) Web Services

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 26 (9.42%) Confluence
2 6 (2.17%) IIS
3 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.09%) CMS
4 3 (1.09%) JBoss
5 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.71%) Sonata
2 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.45%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.09%) Lorenzo
5 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.07%) LTE
2 13 (4.71%) Wireless
3 12 (4.35%) 4G
4 6 (2.17%) Internet
5 3 (1.09%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.72%) BGP
6 2 (0.72%) DMVPN
6 2 (0.72%) HSRP
6 2 (0.72%) HTTP
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) VLAN
6 2 (0.72%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.36%) CHAP
7 1 (0.36%) DVB
7 1 (0.36%) GSM
7 1 (0.36%) ISUP
7 1 (0.36%) SCCP
7 1 (0.36%) SS7
7 1 (0.36%) UMTS
7 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.72%) HeidiSQL
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.36%) Power BI
4 1 (0.36%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.36%) QlikView
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 93 (33.70%) Selenium
2 63 (22.83%) JIRA
3 50 (18.12%) SoapUI
4 42 (15.22%) WebDriver
5 41 (14.86%) Cucumber
6 27 (9.78%) Jenkins
7 21 (7.61%) JUnit
8 20 (7.25%) SpecFlow
9 19 (6.88%) Maven
10 16 (5.80%) JMeter
11 15 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (5.07%) Git (software)
13 10 (3.62%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (3.26%) Hudson
15 7 (2.54%) Ant
15 7 (2.54%) Gatling
15 7 (2.54%) Gradle
15 7 (2.54%) LoadRunner
15 7 (2.54%) Visual Studio
16 6 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 37 (13.41%) Finance
2 23 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.62%) Publishing
4 7 (2.54%) Banking
4 7 (2.54%) Retail
5 5 (1.81%) Billing
6 4 (1.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.84%) XML
2 42 (15.22%) SOAP
3 32 (11.59%) .NET
4 30 (10.87%) Web Services
5 10 (3.62%) RESTful
6 9 (3.26%) REST
7 8 (2.90%) Spring
8 7 (2.54%) Ajax
8 7 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.17%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.17%) Java EE
9 6 (2.17%) JMS
9 6 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.81%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.45%) HTML
11 4 (1.45%) XML Messaging
12 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.09%) JSON
12 3 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.62%) Equities
3 6 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.45%) NHS
4 4 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.72%) STB
6 1 (0.36%) AS400
6 1 (0.36%) CCTV
6 1 (0.36%) Clustering
6 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.36%) iPhone
6 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.36%) User Experience
6 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.14%) Windows
2 19 (6.88%) Unix
3 12 (4.35%) Linux
4 7 (2.54%) Android
4 7 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.28%) Test Scripting
3 48 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (15.22%) BDD
5 38 (13.77%) Regression Testing
6 35 (12.68%) Performance Testing
6 35 (12.68%) Scrum
7 34 (12.32%) Functional Testing
8 33 (11.96%) System Integration Testing
9 30 (10.87%) Integration Testing
10 29 (10.51%) Defect Management
10 29 (10.51%) Manual Testing
11 28 (10.14%) TDD
12 27 (9.78%) Automated Testing
12 27 (9.78%) Test Automation
13 26 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (9.06%) Test Planning
15 23 (8.33%) Test Management
16 22 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (7.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.35%) SQL
2 67 (24.28%) Java
3 43 (15.58%) C#
4 14 (5.07%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.26%) Groovy
6 6 (2.17%) Ruby
6 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.81%) F#
7 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.45%) Python
9 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.72%) C++
9 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.72%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) RPG
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (21.38%) ISTQB
2 45 (16.30%) Security Cleared
3 38 (13.77%) ISEB
4 36 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 18 (6.52%) Degree
7 6 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCITP
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) MCSE
9 1 (0.36%) MCTS
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (17.75%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) SEPA
3 1 (0.36%) WAI
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.36%) Netcool
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (12.68%) HP
2 26 (9.42%) Oracle
3 24 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.62%) Talend
5 9 (3.26%) SAP
6 8 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.81%) Thunderhead
9 4 (1.45%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.09%) Capita
10 3 (1.09%) VMware
10 3 (1.09%) webMethods
11 2 (0.72%) T-Plan
12 1 (0.36%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.36%) Concur
12 1 (0.36%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.36%) Google
12 1 (0.36%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.36%) Splunk
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