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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 31 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.66% 1.31% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 1.37% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 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 £245 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+168.55% -46.59%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 291 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.80% 95.41% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 177 123
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 46 66
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) SOAP
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
5 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
6 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Selenium
6 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) Robotium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.26%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
2 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.53%) Robotium
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) Calabash
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) ESRI
2 1 (5.26%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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