The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 74 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 24 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.98% 1.79% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.90% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 5
Average daily rate £381 £295 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.15% -20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £229 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
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
1160 1313 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.79% 94.05% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 720 629
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 43 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -6 9 £394 -1.56%
Staines - 3 £195 -
Guildford +8 2 £375 - 1
Reigate -5 2 £433 +44.16%
Redhill -19 2 £420 +121.05% 1
Epsom - 1 £300 - 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (43.75%) HP
2 26 (40.63%) Test Scripting
2 26 (40.63%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
3 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
4 24 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 24 (37.50%) XML
5 23 (35.94%) SQL
6 20 (31.25%) SOAP
7 19 (29.69%) Finance
7 19 (29.69%) Test Management
8 18 (28.13%) XML Messaging
9 16 (25.00%) Web Services
9 16 (25.00%) Java
9 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
11 13 (20.31%) Use Case
12 12 (18.75%) Defect Management
13 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
13 10 (15.63%) QA
13 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
13 10 (15.63%) Oracle
13 10 (15.63%) ISEB
14 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
15 8 (12.50%) Unix
15 8 (12.50%) HP UFT
15 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
16 7 (10.94%) LoadRunner
16 7 (10.94%) Linux
16 7 (10.94%) Selenium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 8 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 7 (10.94%) LoadRunner
3 7 (10.94%) Selenium
4 6 (9.38%) JMeter
5 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.69%) JIRA
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.69%) WebLOAD
7 2 (3.13%) LoadUI
7 2 (3.13%) TestNG
7 2 (3.13%) Toad
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.56%) Introscope
8 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.56%) Subversion
8 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) XML
2 20 (31.25%) SOAP
3 18 (28.13%) XML Messaging
4 16 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.56%) CMDB
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Unix
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Test Scripting
2 19 (29.69%) Test Management
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) Use Case
5 12 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
6 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Scrum
8 6 (9.38%) SDLC
8 6 (9.38%) Test Planning
8 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.81%) System Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Perl
5 4 (6.25%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.69%) VBScript
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
1 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.63%) ISEB
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (40.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) HP
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.56%) NGA Human Resources