The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 47 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 24 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.19% 1.89% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 2.04% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 33
Average daily rate £343 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £304 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £394 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+450.00% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1331 1177 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.43% 92.60% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 571 820
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 118
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Woking -11 7 £363 -3.33%
Reigate - 3 £245 -
Guildford +2 2 £350 -15.66%
Haslemere - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 28 (46.67%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) .NET
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) XML
3 24 (40.00%) ISEB
3 24 (40.00%) WCF
3 24 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (40.00%) BDD
4 23 (38.33%) SOAP
4 23 (38.33%) Web Services
4 23 (38.33%) Scrum
4 23 (38.33%) QA
5 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
6 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
7 20 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 19 (31.67%) REST
9 18 (30.00%) WPF
9 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
11 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
12 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) Finance
13 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
14 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
16 5 (8.33%) HP
16 5 (8.33%) Office 365

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (3.33%) SAS
1 2 (3.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Selenium
6 2 (3.33%) Toad
6 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Publishing
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) .NET
2 24 (40.00%) XML
2 24 (40.00%) WCF
3 23 (38.33%) SOAP
3 23 (38.33%) Web Services
4 19 (31.67%) REST
5 18 (30.00%) WPF
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.67%) AS400
1 1 (1.67%) Statistics
1 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) BDD
2 23 (38.33%) Scrum
3 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
4 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
6 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.00%) CRM
9 3 (5.00%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
11 1 (1.67%) Web Testing
11 1 (1.67%) System Testing
11 1 (1.67%) Migration
11 1 (1.67%) Content Management
11 1 (1.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) C#
2 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) VB
3 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) ISEB
2 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) HP
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Mercator
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