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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 35 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.62% 3.95% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 4.21% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 14
Median daily rate £325 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £312 £326
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 £34.25 £24.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.70% -22.02%
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
327 451 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.06% 93.76% 97.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 325 314
Median daily rate £375 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 25
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
4 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
7 3 (13.64%) REST
7 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft

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
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
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 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
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 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) E-business
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
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 4 (18.18%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) VMware