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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 68 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.06% 2.82% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.96% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 26
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £438 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-57.04% -5.03%
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
1250 1216 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.35% 95.15% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 668 738
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 59 79
Median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Leatherhead -14 11 £400 -5.88% 1
Reigate - 3 £450 -
Woking - 3 £300 -
Redhill - 2 £460 -
Guildford 0 1 £375 +34.52% 1
Staines - 1 £225 - 1
Epsom - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 28 (50.00%) XML
1 28 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (46.43%) SoapUI
3 25 (44.64%) SOAP
4 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 24 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 22 (39.29%) Use Case
6 20 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 19 (33.93%) Unix
7 19 (33.93%) XML Messaging
8 18 (32.14%) Java
8 18 (32.14%) HP
9 17 (30.36%) Test Management
9 17 (30.36%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.00%) Finance
11 14 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 13 (23.21%) Oracle
13 11 (19.64%) Test Planning
13 11 (19.64%) Web Services
13 11 (19.64%) Linux
13 11 (19.64%) QA
14 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
14 10 (17.86%) Scrum
14 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
14 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
15 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
16 8 (14.29%) ISEB
16 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (14.29%) Functional Testing

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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) SoapUI
2 6 (10.71%) HP UFT
2 6 (10.71%) Selenium
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) JMeter
4 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) WebLOAD
5 2 (3.57%) Appium
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.79%) Introscope
6 1 (1.79%) NuGet
6 1 (1.79%) TestNG
6 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) XML
2 25 (44.64%) SOAP
3 19 (33.93%) XML Messaging
4 11 (19.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Unix
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Use Case
2 20 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 17 (30.36%) Test Management
4 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) Test Planning
6 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
7 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (12.50%) TDD
10 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
10 6 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.14%) Security Testing
13 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (5.36%) SDLC
13 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
13 3 (5.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.71%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 14 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (14.29%) ISEB
5 7 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) HP
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.79%) CA
5 1 (1.79%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.79%) VMware