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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 26 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.30% 1.65% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 1.80% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £325 £291 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £239 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £341 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.97 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -18.33%

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
335 334 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.99% 92.01% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 257 302
Median daily rate £413 £388 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -9.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017, 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 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 11 (39.29%) BDD
4 11 (39.29%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) SOAP
6 9 (32.14%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (28.57%) REST
7 8 (28.57%) Kanban
7 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
8 5 (17.86%) Murex
8 5 (17.86%) Data Mart
8 5 (17.86%) User Stories
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) Use Case
10 3 (10.71%) HP
10 3 (10.71%) Project Management
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
10 3 (10.71%) Defect Management

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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 12 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) SOAP
2 8 (28.57%) REST
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) AppFabric
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
2 11 (39.29%) BDD
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) Exploratory Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) User Stories
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
8 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Murex
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft