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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 35 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.59% 4.55% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 4.83% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 2
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£293 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.78 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-25.27% +167.63%
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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
321 331 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.11% 94.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 243 170
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 9 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.13% +97.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.75 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Cucumber
3 18 (58.06%) BDD
3 18 (58.06%) Selenium
4 12 (38.71%) TDD
4 12 (38.71%) Subversion
4 12 (38.71%) Scrum
5 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
6 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
7 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) HP
8 6 (19.35%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
8 6 (19.35%) Test Management
9 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Data Migration
9 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.13%) JUnit
9 5 (16.13%) Migration
9 5 (16.13%) ETL
9 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Cucumber
2 18 (58.06%) Selenium
3 12 (38.71%) Subversion
4 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
6 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.13%) JUnit
6 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.45%) JIRA
7 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
7 2 (6.45%) Appium
8 1 (3.23%) RSpec
8 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) BDD
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Test Management
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) ETL
6 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Change Control
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Northgate
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