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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 55 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 38 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.66% 2.60% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.82% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 13
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£300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £396
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 £37.50 £132.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-71.69% +253.33%
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
1325 1275 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.92% 92.19% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 679 549
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 69 85
Average hourly rate £18.90 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 -2 6 £400 +18.51% 1
Reigate - 5 £300 -
Guildford -5 2 £300 -18.91% 3
Dorking - 2 £350 - 1
Woking +1 1 £265 -26.13%
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 30 (44.78%) SC Cleared
1 30 (44.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (35.82%) Test Scripting
3 20 (29.85%) ISTQB
3 20 (29.85%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) ISEB
5 17 (25.37%) UNIX
6 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
6 16 (23.88%) Performance Testing
7 15 (22.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (20.90%) XML
9 13 (19.40%) Java
9 13 (19.40%) XML Messaging
9 13 (19.40%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (17.91%) Selenium
11 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
12 10 (14.93%) Oracle
13 9 (13.43%) HP
13 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
13 9 (13.43%) Automation Testing
14 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (11.94%) Smart Meter
14 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
14 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
14 8 (11.94%) Linux
14 8 (11.94%) LoadRunner
14 8 (11.94%) Scrum
15 7 (10.45%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (10.45%) .NET

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (2.99%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) SMS
3 1 (1.49%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) VoltDB
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Selenium
2 8 (11.94%) LoadRunner
3 7 (10.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (8.96%) JMeter
5 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Toad
7 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.49%) NeoLoad
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
1 5 (7.46%) Billing
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) XML
2 13 (19.40%) XML Messaging
3 7 (10.45%) .NET
4 5 (7.46%) Middleware
5 4 (5.97%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) AS400
3 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.49%) Derivative
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) UNIX
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Test Scripting
2 16 (23.88%) Performance Testing
2 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
3 15 (22.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.43%) Automation Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Scrum
6 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.45%) Functional Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Test Management
8 6 (8.96%) Manual Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Migration
9 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.97%) System Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Use Case
11 3 (4.48%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Security Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
4 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.46%) C#
6 4 (5.97%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) SC Cleared
1 30 (44.78%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) ISTQB
3 18 (26.87%) ISEB
4 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) HP
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Charles River
4 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.49%) Siebel