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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 30 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.57% 4.10% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 4.32% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 13
Median daily rate £335 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £368 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -21.94%
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
318 440 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.64% 95.03% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 317 312
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 29 September 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 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 7 (31.82%) Kanban
5 7 (31.82%) REST
6 6 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
9 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
10 2 (9.09%) SCCM
10 2 (9.09%) ISEB

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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
5 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) REST
2 7 (31.82%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.55%) ERP
9 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.55%) ITIL
9 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.55%) Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) VMware