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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 51 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.55% 2.59% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.74% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 18
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£325 £256 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £204 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £399 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +156.47%
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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
854 657 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.68% 94.67% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 456 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £38.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 0 22 £325 +52.94% 3
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) Selenium
3 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 14 (29.79%) .NET
4 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
5 13 (27.66%) JMeter
6 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
6 12 (25.53%) Scrum
6 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.40%) Linux
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 11 (23.40%) Migration
7 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle
8 9 (19.15%) UNIX
8 9 (19.15%) Data Migration
8 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
8 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
9 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
9 8 (17.02%) BDD
9 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
10 7 (14.89%) XML
10 7 (14.89%) Finance
10 7 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) ISEB
11 6 (12.77%) TDD

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Agresso
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) JMeter
3 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
4 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
6 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.38%) Maven
7 3 (6.38%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (4.26%) TestNG
8 2 (4.26%) JIRA
8 2 (4.26%) Subversion
9 1 (2.13%) JUnit
9 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.51%) XML Messaging
4 4 (8.51%) SOAP
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Migration
6 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Data Migration
7 8 (17.02%) BDD
7 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.77%) TDD
9 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Test-First Development
10 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Test Management
10 4 (8.51%) Load Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Use Case
10 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
4 6 (12.77%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) OpenText
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata
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