The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Southampton 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 30 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.61% 1.29% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 1.36% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
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£313 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £318 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+167.63% -42.50%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 295 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.95% 94.86% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 170 113
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 48 66
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £24.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (30.00%) Ruby
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (10.00%) Robotium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPEL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) Robotium
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Calabash
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.00%) RSpec
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) ESRI
2 1 (5.00%) Capita
2 1 (5.00%) HP
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