The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 28 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.92% 3.52% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 3.61% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 15
Median daily rate £323 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.94%
Test Analyst
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 332 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.71% 97.36% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 225 243
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Southampton region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Southampton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL