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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 33 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.81% 0.30% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 0.31% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Average daily rate
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£303 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+156.47% -44.18%
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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
339 322 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.37% 96.99% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 210 142
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 48 71
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 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 28 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 (54.55%) SQL
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) Selenium
5 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
7 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
7 5 (22.73%) RESTful
7 5 (22.73%) Ruby
7 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
7 5 (22.73%) SOAP
8 4 (18.18%) JMeter
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
8 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (18.18%) Data Transformation
9 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) QA
9 3 (13.64%) Finance

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
3 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
4 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 4 (18.18%) JMeter
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.09%) Robotium
5 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.55%) Calabash
6 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) RESTful
2 5 (22.73%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Data Transformation
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) ETL
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP
1 2 (9.09%) ESRI
2 1 (4.55%) Capita
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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