The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 127 112 144
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.30% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.32% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3068 2220 3364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.24% 94.39% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 1322 1960
Average daily rate £350 £343 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 151 243
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Somerset -4 10 £325 +18.18%
Bristol - - - -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
2 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) ISEB
3 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Test Management
4 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (17.65%) CMDB
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
7 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
7 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
7 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Scripting
2 12 (70.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Test Management
3 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
5 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) ISEB
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
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