The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 34 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 19 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.86% 1.90% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.08% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
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£308 £310 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £30.78 £17.58
% change year-on-year
-17.95% +75.07%
Test Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
617 577 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 92.78% 91.59% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 389 346
Average daily rate £375 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Swindon +2 13 £308 -2.38%
Salisbury - 1 £300 -
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 13 (38.24%) QA
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 10 (29.41%) ISEB
4 8 (23.53%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) User Experience
5 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.65%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Retail
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.82%) MVC
9 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) CMS
9 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.82%) HTML
9 3 (8.82%) TDD
9 3 (8.82%) JIRA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (8.82%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BASE24
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
4 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.82%) TDD
5 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
1 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Murex