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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 32 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.58% 4.02% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 4.32% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Average daily rate £250 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
241 347 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.26% 93.03% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 214 191
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
3 13 (56.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (52.17%) BDD
5 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (43.48%) Test Management
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Selenium
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
7 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
8 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
9 6 (26.09%) JIRA
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) Subversion
9 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
9 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
9 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
10 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
10 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Incident Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.70%) GIS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
2 8 (34.78%) Selenium
3 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
3 6 (26.09%) Subversion
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 4 (17.39%) Appium
5 4 (17.39%) Zephyr
6 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
7 2 (8.70%) WatiN
7 2 (8.70%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (52.17%) BDD
4 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 10 (43.48%) Test Management
5 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
8 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
8 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
9 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
9 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
9 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Data Management
10 4 (17.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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