The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 21 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.75% 2.27% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 2.33% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Median daily rate £325 £333 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £216 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £468 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.43 £35.50 £72.03
% change year-on-year
-62.18% -50.71%
Test Analyst
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
302 344 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.57% 97.45% 91.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 236 309
Median daily rate £364 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.41 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.55% +17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Swindon region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Analyst across the Swindon region.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Swindon region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 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 Swindon region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Banking
7 2 (9.52%) Retail

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) EPoS
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Verint