The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 47 59 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.01% 0.87% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 0.89% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 12
Average daily rate £293 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £315 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £395 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.90%
Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
626 677 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.60% 97.69% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 421 276
Average daily rate £343 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 26 £293 -22.00% 6
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 19 (42.22%) SQL
4 17 (37.78%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Functional Testing
6 13 (28.89%) ISEB
7 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Test Management
8 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
8 11 (24.44%) XML
8 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
8 11 (24.44%) Project Management
9 10 (22.22%) MS Project
9 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
9 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 10 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (22.22%) HL7
9 10 (22.22%) V-Model
10 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) Selenium
11 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
12 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
12 6 (13.33%) NHS
12 6 (13.33%) Scrum
13 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 5 (11.11%) BDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.22%) MS Project
2 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) JBehave
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) JMeter
4 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.22%) QAComplete
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XML
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) NHS
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) AS400
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Functional Testing
2 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
4 11 (24.44%) Project Management
4 11 (24.44%) Test Management
5 10 (22.22%) V-Model
5 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) BeanShell
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (28.89%) ISEB
3 10 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) HL7
2 5 (11.11%) QA
3 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (4.44%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) CA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco
2 1 (2.22%) Informatica
2 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.22%) PlateSpin
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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