The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 126 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 8 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.71% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.77% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 2
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£350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -10.28%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2821 2745 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.81% 92.64% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1799 1164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
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 180 183 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £42.50 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the South West region.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Senior Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Bristol - 5 £325 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £369 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
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Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
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