The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South East / Surrey
Rank 58 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 17 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.80% 1.95% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.02% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 13
Median daily rate £403 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £195 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
888 1137 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.07% 96.44% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 746 726
Median daily rate £425 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 76 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Surrey region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Surrey region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 6 £415 -
Leatherhead +14 3 £403 +2.22% 1
Staines 0 2 - -
Guildford -3 2 - -
Reigate +11 1 £275 -36.41% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £338 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) Selenium
3 19 (46.34%) XML
4 17 (41.46%) C#
5 16 (39.02%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
7 11 (26.83%) BDD
7 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
7 11 (26.83%) SOAP
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) HP
8 10 (24.39%) TDD
8 10 (24.39%) Kanban
8 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (21.95%) RESTful
9 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (21.95%) Defect Management
10 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
10 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
11 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
11 7 (17.07%) Test Management
11 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
11 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
11 7 (17.07%) T-SQL

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.44%) Sonata
2 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Selenium
2 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
3 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
6 6 (14.63%) NUnit
7 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
8 4 (9.76%) JIRA
8 4 (9.76%) MSTest
8 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
9 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
9 3 (7.32%) Zephyr
10 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
10 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
10 2 (4.88%) NeoLoad
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 11 (26.83%) SOAP
3 9 (21.95%) RESTful
4 5 (12.20%) XML Messaging
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.44%) Behat
7 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.44%) Equities
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) BDD
2 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
3 10 (24.39%) Kanban
3 10 (24.39%) TDD
4 9 (21.95%) Defect Management
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Test Management
6 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
7 6 (14.63%) MVVM
7 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Use Case
9 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.32%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (9.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) HP
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Capita
5 1 (2.44%) Concur
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead
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