The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 26 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.68% - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 2
Average daily rate
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£313 - £423
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 - £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £26.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.85% +23.25%
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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 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
358 308 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.99% 96.25% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 210 153
Average daily rate £340 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £179 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 62
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.27% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Scrum
3 15 (53.57%) Cucumber
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) Web Services
6 11 (39.29%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) Selenium
7 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 8 (28.57%) RESTful
8 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
8 8 (28.57%) TDD
8 8 (28.57%) JMeter
9 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
9 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
10 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
10 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
10 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
10 6 (21.43%) Migration
11 5 (17.86%) Subversion
11 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Ruby
11 5 (17.86%) JUnit
11 5 (17.86%) SOAP
11 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
11 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPEL
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (39.29%) Selenium
3 8 (28.57%) JMeter
4 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
6 5 (17.86%) Subversion
6 5 (17.86%) JUnit
7 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 4 (14.29%) JIRA
7 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (7.14%) Robotium
8 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
9 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.57%) Calabash
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 8 (28.57%) RESTful
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) GIS
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
4 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) ETL
8 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) User Stories
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle