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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 73 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.90% 2.86% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 3.03% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 15
Median daily rate £350 £374 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +24.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £349 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
Test Analyst
South East

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
1165 1320 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.04% 94.22% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 778 733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 49 52
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 3 £338 -
Leatherhead -5 1 £450 +20.00%
Staines - 1 £430 -
Farnham - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £425 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 19 (38.00%) XML
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
4 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) SOAP
5 11 (22.00%) Finance
5 11 (22.00%) Use Case
5 11 (22.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
6 10 (20.00%) JIRA
6 10 (20.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (18.00%) ISEB
7 9 (18.00%) Oracle
7 9 (18.00%) Unix
7 9 (18.00%) Scrum
7 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.00%) QA
8 8 (16.00%) Selenium
8 8 (16.00%) XML Messaging
8 8 (16.00%) C#
9 7 (14.00%) Sonata
9 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
9 7 (14.00%) HP
10 6 (12.00%) Telecoms

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 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
2 10 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (16.00%) Selenium
4 4 (8.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.00%) Appium
5 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) NuGet
6 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Back Office
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) XML
2 13 (26.00%) SOAP
3 8 (16.00%) XML Messaging
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.00%) Equities
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Unix
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
2 17 (34.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
3 11 (22.00%) Use Case
4 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (12.00%) Test Management
8 5 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.00%) Investment Management
9 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) SDLC
9 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (18.00%) ISEB
3 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) Thunderhead
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Capita
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) VMware