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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 24 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.86% 1.55% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 1.66% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Median daily rate £338 £334 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £255 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £369 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
316 362 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.05% 93.78% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 279 315
Median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 16 (66.67%) Selenium
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (45.83%) WebDriver
5 11 (45.83%) BDD
6 10 (41.67%) Web Services
6 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 9 (37.50%) SOAP
7 9 (37.50%) REST
7 9 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Kanban
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
11 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
12 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 3 (12.50%) ISEB
13 2 (8.33%) .NET
13 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
13 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
13 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
13 2 (8.33%) JMeter
13 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
13 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
13 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
13 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
14 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (4.17%) Test Planning

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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (45.83%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.17%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.17%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) REST
2 9 (37.50%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) AppFabric
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (45.83%) BDD
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.17%) TDD
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Murex
2 1 (4.17%) VMware