The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 41 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.36% 3.88% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.09% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 20
Median daily rate £281 £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £317 £330
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 £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
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
559 734 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.79% 94.95% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 494 457
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 36 34
Median hourly rate £37.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £37.50
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 Wiltshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wiltshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -5 9 £325 +18.18%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Selenium
3 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
4 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
5 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
6 11 (28.21%) ISTQB
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) ISEB
8 8 (20.51%) Automation Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) C#
9 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.95%) JIRA
9 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
10 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (12.82%) VoIP
11 5 (12.82%) SQL
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) QA
11 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
11 5 (12.82%) BDD
12 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
12 4 (10.26%) SOAP

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) VoIP
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
3 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.56%) Hudson
7 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.56%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
4 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Automation Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) BDD
7 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Kanban
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.13%) CRM
10 2 (5.13%) Exploratory Testing
11 1 (2.56%) ERP
11 1 (2.56%) ITIL
11 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) ISTQB
4 9 (23.08%) ISEB
5 6 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Citrix
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) VMware