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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 77 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.65% 2.72% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.88% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 18
Median daily rate £350 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -25.27%
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
1207 1251 1207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.96% 94.49% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 723 713
Median daily rate £415 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 60
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -5 2 £394 -1.56%
Reigate - 2 £455 -
Staines - 2 £328 -
Guildford +2 1 £425 -
Woking -1 1 £300 - 1
Redhill - 1 £460 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (38.46%) XML
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
3 17 (32.69%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (32.69%) SoapUI
3 17 (32.69%) SOAP
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 16 (30.77%) Use Case
5 15 (28.85%) Finance
6 14 (26.92%) Unix
6 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
7 13 (25.00%) XML Messaging
7 13 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 12 (23.08%) Java
8 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (21.15%) Test Management
9 11 (21.15%) JIRA
9 11 (21.15%) Oracle
9 11 (21.15%) HP
10 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Scrum
10 9 (17.31%) QA
11 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
11 8 (15.38%) Test Planning
12 7 (13.46%) Sonata
12 7 (13.46%) Linux

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 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DVB
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) SoapUI
2 11 (21.15%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.85%) Appium
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.85%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.92%) NuGet
6 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Back Office
4 3 (5.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) XML
2 17 (32.69%) SOAP
3 13 (25.00%) XML Messaging
4 5 (9.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) Equities
3 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Unix
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
1 19 (36.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Use Case
3 13 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 11 (21.15%) Test Management
5 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 7 (13.46%) Functional Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (11.54%) TDD
9 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.77%) DevOps
11 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.77%) SDLC
11 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
4 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (13.46%) ISEB
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) HP
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Thunderhead
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Capita
4 1 (1.92%) VMware